Sky Italia renews its studio cameras with Grass Valley
Sky Italia selected Grass Valley as a supplier to upgrade its studio cameras. The model selected by the transalpine company is the LDX 86N Series cameras, which allow native 3G/HD and 4K UHD image capture.
The new equipment will be premiered during 2021 and the installation is been undertaken by Video Progetti, system integrator and Grass Valley reseller in Italy. Thanks to this, Sky Italia will have the opportunity to upgrade to route IP and 4K UHD. Grass Valley’s DirectIP functionality enables the XCU UXF base station to be located up to a 20,000 km distance, allowing remote or home studio management.
“The ability to use our existing studio set-up and move the cameras as needed among various studios is central to keeping our live news and studio production content flowing. We are also laying important groundwork for migration to SMPTE ST2110-based IP infrastructure and can operate in hybrid environments in the meantime”, said Enzo Paradisi, engineering director at Sky Italia.
“In this dynamic media landscape, our customers need to know that their investments today support future roadmaps for new technology upgrades,” added Marco Lopez, Grass Valley’s general manager for live production.