Premiered in 1989, Inside Edition is the longest-running syndicated newsmagazine program that is not strictly focused on entertainment news. Brainstorm’s InfinitySet is performing at its best at the heart of this daily production.
Inside Edition is broadcasted from New York city, where CBS houses the show’s main production facilities and virtual set in a flexible, multi-purpose studio. The virtual set features a number of virtually collapsable screens to host the videos. The presenter is shot in a 40×20 feet (12×6 meters) cyclorama and then immersed in the virtual set using InfinitySet.
The show is shot live, daily, with a technical setup comprising three InfinitySet +Track with InfinitySet Player licenses plus an InfinitySet Controller. The cameras combine two tracked PTZ (Pan, Tilt, Zoom) robotic heads plus a specially calibrated tracked crane, all of them sending signals to the Ultimatte Chroma Keyer, which then feeds the video+key signal to the Infinity Set workstations. The whole setup of cameras and InfinitySet is manned by just one operator, which demonstrates an extremely efficient and automated operation. To know more about this project, please download the case study.