TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

CNN Inauguration Technology: Security Cams, Synths

moment_1-16.bmpAs we interviewed CNN’s Ali Velshi today in the Election Center studio (now used by Campbell Brown‘s “No Bias, No Bull”), CNN’s Washington bureau chief David Bohrman came in. Bohrman is producing the Inauguration coverage from New York to broadcast from CNN’s best HD control room.

Bohrman was in the studio testing out some new features being used for Inauguration coverage, including a live feed of 16 security cameras around Washington, D.C. The cameras can be viewed at the same time, or individual feeds can be pulled up and viewed on the large monitors.

Bohrman also told us about “The Moment,” CNN’s joint project with Microsoft to produce the first “synth” of a major historical moment at NoonET on Inauguration Day. iReporters from around D.C. will contribute to the CNN.com page. WebNewser has all the details (like, what a “synth” is).

The Velshi video interview will be posted next week.

Mediabistro Course

Create Quick Video for the Web

Create Quick Video for the WebLearn how to shoot, edit, and encode online video! Starting October 4, write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit film, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Students will get hands-on experience with a Canon HDV camera and Final Cut in this course. Register now!