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  • Casestudy

    TVAzteca

    AztecainstalledanewfivecameraVRstudiotoproduce

    advancedvirtualsetsandaugmentedrealityeffects.OneofthelargesttelevisionbroadcastersandcontentproducersinMexicorecentlyinstalledanewfivecameraVRstudiotoproduceadvancedvirtualsetsandaugmentedrealityeffectsforitswidevarietyofsportsandentertainmentprograms.

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  • AztecaExpandsUseofVizVirtualStudioForCostEffectiveAndFlexibleStudioProduction

    VizVirtualStudioSoftwarehelpsAztecabuilduniqueonairdesignsandimproveratingsAboutAztecaAboutVizrt

    WorkflowdiagramTVAztecaStudio

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  • AztecaExpandsUseofVizVirtualStudioForCostEffectiveAndFlexibleStudioProductionVizVirtualStudioSoftwarehelpsAzteca(Mexico)builduniqueonairdesignsandimproveratings.Azteca,oneofthelargesttelevisionbroadcastersandcontentproducersinMexico,hasexpandeditsuseof3Dgraphicsandvirtualreality(VR)settechnologyfromVizrt,aleadingproviderofproductionsystemsforthedigitalmediaindustry,atitsmainproductionfacilityinMexicoCity.

    FollowingitssuccessfulcreationanduseofcaptivatingVizrtgraphicsandVRtechnologyonairduringTVAztecas2014FIFAWorldCupcoveragethispastsummer,theinternationalmultimediacompanyrecentlyinstalledanewfivecameraVRstudiotoproduceadvancedvirtualsetsandaugmentedrealityeffectsforitswidevarietyofsportsandentertainmentprograms.ThenewstudioisequippedwiththelatestversionofVizVirtualStudio,Vizrtsvirtualsetcontrolsoftware,threefixedVRtripods(Shotoku),afreeroamVRpedestalcamera,andaVRtrackingadapterkit(StypeGrip)onaJimmyJibcrane.EachcamerafeedstrackingdatatoVizVirtualStudiotrackingserveranddeliverstrackingdatatoVizEnginestoenablerealtimerenderingandcompositingsystem.Thestudioisafullyvirtualbluescreencycwallthatspartofthe360degreestudiobackdropwithnorealscreensorvideowalls.Allonsetscreens(somewithlivevideo)arevirtual.Augmentedrealityelementsarebeingaddedaswell.TVAztecaisalongtimeVizrtcustomer,havingusedVizrtcontentproductiontoolssince2003andupgradingasmallervirtualstudiolatelastyearwhilegearingupforthe2014WorldCuptournament.Therearemanyadvantagestogoingwithavirtualstudio,includingcostsavingsassociatedwithhardsets,maintenanceandtheflexibilitytochangethelookofindividualshowsrathereasily,saidRodolfoReyesSoni,SportsProductionDirectoratTVAzteca.Sheaddedthattherealchallengeiscalibratingfivedifferentlensesforthedifferenttrackingsystems,andthensynchronizingthemtomakeitmatchwiththerealtalentonset.Allofourproducersandtechnicalteamsareveryhappywiththenew

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  • designsandprogramelementstheycancreate,whichtheycouldnotdobefore.And,wearejustscratchingthesurfaceofwhatcanbeaccomplished.RodolfoReyesSoniaddedthatVizrthasworkedcloselywithTVAztecasteamtoprovideonsiteconsultingforsetdesigns,studiomeasurementsandworkflows,equipmentinstallationservices,coordinationofcameratrackingandtraining.Inthenewstudio,theVRpedestalcanroamfreelyaroundthesetascantheVRadaptedcranearm.Mostproductiondaysadedicatedgraphicsteamworkstodevelopthevariousstudioscenes,whichareupdateddailywithnewvirtualelementsforbranding,statisticsandadvertising.TVAztecaisapioneerinitsregionforunderstandingtheflexibilityandvalueofavirtualproductionenvironmentandputtingittogooduse,saidPetterOleJakobsen,VizrtCTO.Wereseeingmoreandmorebroadcastersandproductionstudiosofallkindsincreasetheiruseofvirtualsettechnologybecauseitmakeseconomicandpracticalsenseandallowscreativeteamstodomorewiththesameresources.Andthesecustomersareseeinghigherviewerratingsaswell.VizVirtualStudiopresentsproducerswithunrivaledpossibilities.Complex3Dvirtualsets,whichincludeinteractivity,canbeeasilycreatedusinganintuitiveinterface.ThesolutionfullysupportsintegrationwithallVizrtgraphics,videoandautomationtools,andcanbeseamlesslyintegratedwithexistingsoftwareinstallations.VizVirtualStudiosupportsallmajorcameratrackingsolutionsandotherstudioperipherals.VizVirtualStudiointegrateswithawiderangeofcameratrackingsolutionsandexternalstudioperipherals.CustomscenesforasetarecreatedwithVizArtist,wherethegraphicdesignersbuild,animate,andcomposetheirvirtualenvironment.AboutAzteca:Azteca,previouslyTVAzteca,isaMexicanmultimediaconglomerateownedbyGrupoSalinas.ItisthesecondlargestmassmediacompanyinMexico.Itownstwonationwidetelevisionnetworks,Azteca7andAztecaTrece,andoperatesathird,Proyecto40.Allthreeofthesenetworkshaverepeatersandaffiliatesinmostmajorandminorcities.TVAztecaalsooperatesAzteca13Internacional,reaching13countriesinCentralandSouthAmerica,andpartoftheAztecaAmricanetworkintheUnitedStates.ItsflagshipprogramisthenewscastHechosAboutVizrt:Vizrtprovidesrealtime3Dgraphics,studioautomation,sportsanalysisandassetmanagementtoolsforthemediaandentertainmentindustry.Thisincludesinteractiveandvirtualsolutions,animations,maps,weather,videoediting,compositing,andplayouttools.Vizrthascustomersinmorethan100countriesworldwideincludingCNN,CBS,Fox,BBC,BSkyB,AlJazeera,NDR,ITN,ZDF,StarTV,Network18,TVToday,CCTV,NHKandthelistkeepsgrowing.Thisismadepossibleby600engagedandverycompetentemployeesin40officesaroundtheworld.TheglobalheadquartersisinBergen,NorwayandVizrtLtdislistedattheOsloStockexchange.

    Forfurtherinformationpleaserefertowww.vizrt.com

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  • Workflowdiagram

    ImagesTVAztecaStudio

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