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AP uses pioneering technology to transmit live video from the depths

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Stephen Barker, production director, London; Jerry Harmer, senior producer, Bangkok; and David Keyton, video journalist, Stockholm for transmitting live, world exclusive broadcast-quality video from a submersible operating 200 meters (656 feet) below the surface of the Indian Ocean as we accompanied scientists mapping the depths to better understand the impact of climate change. The AP delivered to full broadcast quality to hundreds of customers around the world, using optical video transmission techniques in which the pictures transmit through the waves using the blue region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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