TV production and playout systems

The course provides expert knowledge on television systems explaining the infrastructure and crucial building blocks of the system. The attendees dive into details to gain the conceptual understanding of the system and to prepare themselves for being involved with operating or building of such systems in the future.


  • Support technologies
  • TV production standards
  • A/V ingest
    • Light, perception and photometry
    • Optics, optical sensors and lens systems
    • Audio sensors and acoustics
  • Studio and production systems
    • Studio centers
    • Shooting, lighting and sound techniques
    • Vision mixing and switching
    • Routing and distribution
    • Content editing and preparation
    • Managing content
    • Communication systems
  • Field production
    • ENG
    • EFP
    • Field set infrastructure
  • Content coding and compression in production systems
  • Storage systems
  • Modern TV production and playout systems

Target group

  • Technicians working at broadcasters
  • Editors (of multimedia content)
  • Administrators & operators who are working with multimedia workflows


After completing this course you will:

  • be familiar with the standards and assistive technologies of production and playout systems
  • understand the basic methods for capturing audio and video content
  • be acquainted with contemporary studio, production and other systems as well as different compression procedures
Duration:2 days
Tutor:Klemen Pečnik, Mišo Lubarda
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
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