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2008 EBU Training BBC Scotland Technical And Production Platform


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2008 EBU Training BBC Scotland Technical And Production Platform

  1. 1. Pacific Quay Project
  2. 2. Overview Technology design & integration with business activities • Services in Scotland • Technology Strategy & Vision • Impact and change from QMD operation • Broadcasting Aspirations and realisation • Support for File Based Production • Provisioning of new services
  3. 3. Services in Scotland S i i S tl d Lerwick L Kirkwall i k Wick • All Scotland Transmissions Stornoway • Radio Scotland • Radio nan Gaidheal • BBC 1 Scotland • BBC 2 Scotland Benbecula Portree Inverness • BBC ALBA • Aberdeen • BBC Network Production Dundee Oban • Stirling g Larger Production Centres L P d ti C t Dumbarton • Edinburgh (Tun) Edinburgh Tun & Parliament Edinburgh (Holyrood) • Aberdeen Glasgow Duns • Dumbarton Ayr Selkirk • Glasgow • Dumfries Inverness Stranraer
  4. 4. Technology Strategy & Vi i T h l St t Vision • Common file-based digital production systems file- • Integrated desktop production • Background services to support Interactive & Graphics needs • Core digital library • Pan Scotland approach • One core IT Network with improved WAN connectivity p y • “Off the shelf” technologies
  5. 5. QMD Operation O ti VTR’s Edit Suites
  6. 6. PQ Facilities F iliti
  7. 7. Broadcasting R B d ti Requirements i t • Adjacencies • SMPTE/EBU temperature & humidity control • Cooling - people to people – People to kit • Resilient power & mains protection • Control of water (cores) • High density bay space • Integrated b ildi management systems I t t d building t t • Flexible broadcast infrastructure
  8. 8. Operational Aspirations O ti l A i ti • Common system Centralised Ingest • Sh i media – around Scotland and with the Sharing di d S tl d d ith th rest of the UK • Long term project support • Multi-p Multi-platform • Improved workflows and tools • Re- Re-use of media • Resilience
  9. 9. File Based Production Publish Production Digital Library 50i & DNxHD Audio & Music Journalism Archive 50i & Journalism DNxHD & DV240 Vision Vision
  10. 10. Television T l i i • Integrated production & post production • Single television content production system based around Avid Interplay (inc News) • Central ingest model • New Digital Library, file delivery, repurpose, publication, future creative archive • New se ces layer – transcoding, rendering, file t a s e , p o y e services aye t a scod g, e de g, e transfer, proxy generation, production viewing • Networked graphics solution • Developed an end to end file based production system op d a d o d ba d p odu o y • Mapped and standardised our metadata • Advanced desktop tools • HDTV capability & infrastructure • Dolby 5.1 surround dubbing and HD mastering capability
  11. 11. Capture Manager p g
  12. 12. Assist Source Locators
  13. 13. Assist Shotlist Metadata
  14. 14. Viz Content Pilot – Soccer Results
  15. 15. Programme Output
  16. 16. Radio R di •End to end digital solution •Integration between Desktop tools and Studio facilities •Provide access to the Digital library •Sharing of material – collaborative radio community across Scotland •Single studio technology •Automated play-out services play-
  17. 17. Take data card
  18. 18. VCS Highlander
  19. 19. Dira!StarTrack
  20. 20. Play- Play t Pl -out • Resilient transmission facilities • 3 Scottish networks being supported • 2 Live transmission suites – BBC 1 Scotland, BBC 2 Scotland • BBC Alba automated system
  21. 21. TV play-out overview play-
  22. 22. Benefits B fit • Shared access to media across the board • Five new content streams for Radio from Digital Library • Transferable skills across production T f bl kill d i • Migrateable production workflow • Simplified support and training costs • Integration of Craft and Production – new direction for the future • Transformed flexibility and capacity for on-line & on-demand on- on- • HD for the same cost as SD • Richer experience in editing, now been seen in the output (Sky Medics & Eórpa) • More integrated News operation (Radio & TV) g p ( )
  23. 23. And thi i h t A d this is what we make! k !