Loc: Whittier, California
Originally Posted By: jgw
Automation is the real sleeper. I suspect the homeless problem is part of that one. I was watching channel 5, out of Seattle, the other night. They showed two automated cameras moving around. I expect this means that the tv stations no longer need people to control not only cameras but booms, etc.
Studio camera automation is almost twenty years old now. It's basically the province of news programming at the local level because they need the humans for news coverage out there in the world.
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