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National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th Edition by Garrison C. Cavell

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Chapter5.16

Television Graphics

Kevin Entrekin, Christopher Kelly, and Paul Lacombe

Ross Video Limited

Iroquois, Ontario, Canada

Introduction

Television graphics are how we generate synthetic pictures and video for use in broadcast. At a high level we will discuss online graphics, which include character generators (CG), clip players, branding devices, and augmented reality and virtual studio generators (AR/VS); and off-line graphics, which are graphics rendered in software to a file and used through an existing online device or in a postproduction environment.

As Moore’s law describes in short: processing power doubles every two years. And there are few technologies that have realized the benefits of this like television graphic systems. The ...

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