German TV producer Studio Berlin equips a new OB truck with Grass Valley

Studio Berlin, a German TV-production services provider, has trust on Grass Valley to equip its OB truck. It is called U10 it will be used to manage as live shows, such as The Voice of Germany, as live events, such as League Bundesliga matches or several political talk shows. This installation was designed, manufactured and completed Broadcast Solutions GmbH.

“Today’s media landscape is more dynamic and vibrant than ever, and audiences want experiences that are immersive and as good as being there. We need best-in-class technology and solutions that enable us to continually meet consumer demand,” said Matthias Alexandru, CTO, Studio Berlin. “We’re excited to bring our new truck to market filled with proven live production technology from Grass Valley which the Studio Berlin crew is familiar with operating and takes them to the next level of 4K productions without any compromises.”

U10 is enhanced to support UHD, HDR, 12G SDI new standards. The Grass Valley solutions that are going to take part on the OB truck are K-Frame XP Compact Switcher with Karrera, Korona panels and LiveTouch. K-Frame will provide more 4K M/Es, more 4K Keyers and more 4K DVEs. LiveTouch replay and highlights system enables multi-angle edition and collaborative workflows via virtual shared storage.

Studio Berlin deployed 24 Grass Valley LDX 86N 4K cameras ready for traditional native HD/3G acquisition, as well as native 4K UHD capture. Also, the truck will be prepared to house LDX 150 camera with triple-speed UHD/HDR SuperSlowMotion (SSM) support.

“Technical excellence is fundamental to our business success so at Studio Berlin we are constantly upgrading our production technologies to the newest level. We knew we could turn to Grass Valley to complete the launch of our new truck as we have placed our trust in the company for more than two decades,” added Nick Zimmermann, CEO, Studio Berlin. “Grass Valley’s experience and collaborative way of working with the Studio Berlin production crew means customers can trust our services to be efficient and reliable.”

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