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Virtual Set for eir Sport

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Here’s a quick look at my virtual studio set for the recent Ireland v All Blacks rugby match from eir Sport.

It uses the same 3D model as the Champions League virtual set with new animated screens featuring a 3D stadium with floodlights and crowd.

Virtual Studio Set for Europa League

As usual it’s generated in real-time with camera tracking and rendered using RT Software’s tOG 3D system.

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TriCaster Virtual Set for ESPN

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I’m pleased to see one of my recent virtual studio sets is starting to make an appearance over at ESPN UK.

It’s a multi-angle virtual set designed for their TriCaster with a wide angle, close-ups for presenter and guests, plus a standing position with big screen.

Virtual Sports Set for ESPN UK

The studio is completely customisable. The monitor at the front of the desk can be fed with any image (for example a logo, as shown in the larger image above). The desk can be removed completely to allow the set to be used with real furniture (that’s how they’ve been using the set for their F1 discussion videos – see the two smaller images above).

There are 3 big screens at the back of the set that can be fed independently with custom images that get correctly reflected on the side pillars and the reflective surfaces of the desktop and podium.

The neon strips, lightboxes and desk lighting can all be adjusted separately to give the studio a range of different colour schemes.

Virtual Sports Set for ESPN UK

Here’s an example of how the set might look with a blue lighting scheme. One of the requirements for the project was that the studio could be branded in either red, blue or green, but in reality they can adjust all of the colours to whatever they like!

More of my virtual studio sets are available to purchase and download over at virtualstudiosets.com

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Virtual Set for Europa League (eir Sport)

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Here’s a quick look at my virtual studio set for the Europa League shows from eir Sport.

It uses the same 3D model as the Champions League virtual set with new animated screens and a (virtual) lighting change throughout.

Virtual Studio Set for Europa League

As usual it’s generated in real-time with camera tracking and rendered using RT Software’s tOG 3D system.

eir Sport is a subsidiary of the Irish telecom company Eir, and is the new name for Setanta Sports.

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Virtual Set for Champions League 2015

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Here’s a quick look at my latest virtual studio set for the new Champions League programmes from Setanta Sports. As usual it’s rendered in real-time with full camera tracking thanks to the awesome power of RT Software’s tOG 3D system.

Virtual Weather Set for Champions League

See also the 2012 Champions League studio set here.

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TriCaster Virtual Weather Set for The Weather Network

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Virtual Weather Set for The Weather Network UK

I’m delighted to see that my latest virtual studio sets have now gone live over at The Weather Network UK.

Earlier in the year I embarked on a great project which involved two of my special interests – weather graphics and virtual studio sets. The brief was to design a brand new virtual environment that the Weather Network team could use for their video content. As well as a vritual set for the main weather forecasts, they also needed a ‘news’ position, and a special ‘science corner’. …read more

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TriCaster studio set for Microsoft

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Here’s a few images of the custom TriCaster virtual sets I designed for Microsoft Technology Centres (MTC).

The work was project managed by NewTek in the States and I’m very grateful for their support throughout the process.

TriCaster Studio Set for Microsoft

Microsoft Technology Centre TriCaster Set

There are two separate studio environments. One is the ‘primary’ set – designed to look more like a multi-camera television studio. The other TriCaster set gives the impression of a ‘remote’ location – designed to look more like a studio built within a working office space. Both of the designs try to tie in with the existing look and feel of the real presentation areas and working spaces within MTC’s worldwide.

The studio sets have many customisable features and options. …read more

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