Integrated live video production system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7526568
SERIAL NO

10783944

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Described is a system used in defining and producing a live television broadcast. The system includes one or more control panels, a workstation, a router, and devices. The control panels may be hard control panels or soft control panels. The control panel includes programmable buttons having a display determined in accordance with a show definition. Display and control of a portion of the control panel buttons may vary in response to another control or button selection. Primary and backup communication connections are used to control the live show production.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Broadcast Pix, Inc.BILLERICA, MA4

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Swanton, John B Westport Island, US 2 11
Swanton, Kenneth Bolton, US 2 11
Whittaker, Russell Brookline, US 2 11

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