In the special TV program "A GALACTIC ODYSSEY", which presents resent results of solving mysteries of the universe, We made enormuos amount of special effect pictures which heve excellent quality and reality. We introduce the techniques of making SFX pictures using a motion control system, the Ultimatte system and component digital (D-1) video editing system.
The TV production industry has been preparing various mediue toward the highly advanced information era. which satisfied needs of the viewing audience. Development of TV reciever apparatus requests the high quality of video and audio signal to be broadcasted. We (JSB : JAPAN SATELLITE BROADCASTING, INC.) started to distribute program for customer s needs by the Broadcastig Satellite (BS-Sa) from Nov, 30th 1990. Major equipments between video and audio system have been digitmlized. Therefore we realized first digitalization of total broadcast studio-system in the world. This paper describes the digital master control system of JSB.
JSB started satellite broadcasting by BS-3a at the end of Nov.1990. A higher qaulity video and audio is required for satellite broadcasting. To this effect in our new building we installed a total digital sysytem, composite digital video and AES/EBU format audio. As the quality obtained is extiemely satisfactory, we would like to report about digital distribution system which is one of our systems.
JSB & TOSHIBA realized total digital system by optical serial video inferface. A-STUDIO video syetem provides optical serial interface, and the video switcher is the newest one that is small size and small power dissipation. We adopted multi CPU system and LAN system for the control system. DPE (digital picture effect) of this system provides a lot of unique effect, for example 3D effect, post frame effect, etc.