The BBC head of broadcast and connected systems Phil Layton describes in his recent blog post how his R&D team successfully delivered a 4K UHD TV broadcast of the World Cup over an IP network using Elemental Live encoding. Installed at its Centre House facilities in West London and running on a Linux server, Elemental Live software was used to process incoming live 4K video sources from Rio de Janeiro into HEVC for 4kp60 UHD streaming profiles. The encoder’s remaining processing capacity was used for creating representation streams in HD. You can read the entire blog post here.
BBC Broadcasts World Cup in UHD with Elemental