Going live at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Going live at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

The School of Communication of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham got a digital multi-camera television news and interview studio recently.

A wide-screen acoustically treated facility complete with digital surround sound was also inaugurated to enable conduct of screenings and seminars.

According to a release from the university, the new studio and screening facilities have been designed to support the university’s undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in mass communication.

The studio has been planned and executed by the in-house team of professionals and faculty of television studies. It will enable the students of mass communication handle live and recorded news situations.

Its program control gallery is equipped with state-of-the-art special effects vision mixer, sound booth for voice recording, audio console, high-end digital video recorder for live audio-video inserts and online monitoring facilities.

The floor area also has an installed news presentation and interviewing facility with four Sony cameras on dolly mounts to ensure a variety of camera positions.

Advanced microphones with optional directionality have also been installed. The studio is expected to give students confidence to enter the industry in the area of multi-camera production.

The university is already equipped with a fully live and interactive studio for e-learning across the campuses of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and in remote project areas.

The studio was inaugurated by the Dean of School of Engineering of the university M.P. Chandrasekharan.