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AVIWEST and CyanView Partner to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multicamera Production

Tue 30, 03 2021

Large Live Productions Can Streamline Their Remote Operations and Expand Coverage Capabilities Using CyanView’s RCP and AVIWEST Technology

SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, France — March 30, 2021 — AVIWEST, a leading provider of video contribution systems, announced today that its bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView’s RCP multicamera control panel. Seamless integration between AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP enables reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. Using AVIWEST technology and CyanView RCP, broadcasters can simplify remote operations, reduce costs, and enhance their creativity.

CyanView’s RCP ensures seamless integration of specialty cameras into production environments, making it easier to capture any event from any angle while also reducing setup time, cabling, and clutter. With camera control (e.g., tally, pan-tilt head and gimbal control, motorized lenses, etc.), video correction, and video transport handled by a single system, users can remotely control all stages of the ecosystem from a unified interface. Integration with AVIWEST bonded cellular technology enables IP-based signal transport, putting these robust control capabilities at the fingertips of engineers working remotely in production or master control.

“AVIWEST has been instrumental in creating the REMI-style at-home live production model,” said David Bourgeois, founder and CEO at CyanView. “With their experience in developing and deploying innovative live production solutions, AVIWEST provides our shared customers with valuable guidance and support in implementing more efficient, cost-effective, and robust solutions for live production. We have already worked together with PGA Tour Entertainment, and we look forward to future projects that support broadcasters in bringing dynamic live sports, news, and entertainment programming to air.”

AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP integration enables large live productions to streamline remote operations and expand coverage capabilities.

Remote production, the remote integration model (REMI), and at-home production workflows require flexible, affordable, robust, and remotely operable broadcast solutions. Leveraging the doubly Emmy Award-winning SST (Safe Stream Transport) technology, AVIWEST’s solution maintains perfect video genlock and lip sync across multiple cameras for wireless at-home, remote integration and REMI live video production.

This allows even the largest live productions to use CyanView’s RCP and AVIWEST technology for delivering feeds to video engineers and other technical staff members in master control. Enabling skilled staff members to work at home, this model eliminates traditional travel and lodging costs, increases the availability of technical staff for multiple productions, and enables socially distant work, if necessary.

“We’re excited to partner with CyanView and showcase the powerful benefits of our integration for broadcasters,” said Ronan Poullaouec, chief technology officer at AVIWEST. “Recently, our solution was used by PGA Tour Entertainment as four of the world’s best professional golfers faced off in a charity event at Seminole Golf Club near West Palm Beach, Florida. Because of COVID-19, the event was very exclusive, only featuring four golfers, six hand-held cameras, and zero caddies, but it went a long way toward satiating the thirst for live professional sports. The event also showed that remote workflows are possible for golf, as it was produced out of PGA Tour Entertainment’s facility 250 miles away.”

More information on AVIWEST and its products is available at www.aviwest.com.

About AVIWEST (www.aviwest.com)

AVIWEST is a world leading provider of IP-based video contribution systems. Powered by a proprietary, patented and doubly Emmy® Award winning intelligent IP bonding technology, our powerful and reliable solutions have been adopted by 1000+ broadcasters, online media, news agencies, social media and first responders in 100+ countries to cover breaking news and live events.

Headquartered in Saint-Grégoire, France, AVIWEST products and cloud services are provided along with professional worldwide support and local services through international sales offices and distribution networks across more than 160 countries.

About CyanView (www.cyanview.com)

CyanView creates and manufactures products for camera shading, tally and color correction used on local and remote productions in the broadcast television and media markets. With innovative and brand-agnostic technology, CyanView enhances and simplifies the integration and operation of any camera into live productions by giving control to optimize video in any workflow. The company’s solutions address the needs of remote operations in three main areas: mini cameras, PTZ, and specialty cameras used on higher tier productions; camcorders and D-Cinema used as main angles on smaller productions; and finally remote production with the need to shade cameras remotely over VPNs, the public internet, cellular, or IP based wireless technologies.

CyanView is a Belgian company founded by engineers with a passion for innovation.

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