Live Surgery Webcast

On Monday, November 17, 2008, Metro Studios produced a Live Webcast directly from an operating room at St Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Drs. Rozeboom and McCarron  performed this robotic-assisted hysterectomy at 9:30am CST.

Metro’s 2 cameras with operators, audio engineer, and technical director provided the video and audio support.  Our video and audio feed  streamed live over www.stlukescr.org and to a viewing room at the hospital.

Dr. Rippentrop narrated the surgery, and Ashley Hinson of KCRG-TV  fielded questions from viewers.
This is not the first time Metro’s production team has shot video in an operating room, but it is the first time we’ve shot a surgery that will be broadcast live over the internet.

It was a great success for all involved!

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