I have done the reserch and laboratory on the lens always clear in any weather condition. The lens is compact and light, that can be attached to varions cameras. It have been operated as "Robotcamera for weather", and daily video shooting.
We, NHK, set up a satellite for areas in which broadcasts from our Transmitting Station do not reach. To ensure a stable transmission, any problems resarding the satellite must be learned of at an early stage, and corrected as soon as possible. Although important satellites have a security system that relays information resarding any problems, the majority others do not. Many accidents in broadcasting occur when the batteries for these smaller satellites run low. A new system developed by NHK Toyama and Tateyama Kagaku Kogyo. co. ltd. makes possible a new security system using a low power wireless modem that can be used on these smaller satellite.
Microphone is established in field, to pikcup game sound in soccer relay program. Microphone volume that was selected, when this device moves joy stick in accordance with the movement of player and ball rises automatically and be an automatic mixing device.
Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV) has pitoted to produce programs by using temporary virtual sutudio system. In this April. NTV tinally initiated to produce programs in the virtual studio that newly es tablished in the building of NTV. In this paper, We will introduce the system of the virtual studio and current way of making TV programs using this system.
We introduce speech synthesizer for weather forecast program which has been used since april 1997.Four PC cards are used in this system, about 1500 syllables of wether information are prerecorded. The small computer controls these PC cards to transmit weather forecast announcement automatically. Though several syllables are switched and connected together, on air sound is very natural. We use this system on early morning and midnight programs. We believe this system to be useful for blind persons.