The final of the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship is almost upon us, with 12 race teams flying in to the Spielberg racetrack on Thursday ahead of the race weekend on 25-26 October. We took a quick tour of the regenerated Red Bull Ring, which has put Austria firmly back on the motorsports map since it reopened in 2011 and rekindled the nation's love for raw horsepower.
Mobile production specialist TNDV has added a sixth truck to its fleet, allowing the company and its growing staff to meet increasing demand for its live production services around the country. Dubbed Elevation, the 40-foot truck delivers all the power of the industry’s largest trucks in a more manageable, energy-efficient footprint.
Ideal Systems has announced that it has been selected by Globecast to build new broadcast facilities in Los Angeles and Miami, building on the success of the facilities it constructed for the company in Singapore
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced that its Artist digital matrix intercom system and RockNet real-time audio network have been built into all three of the unique OB units completed by Montreal-based Rec4Box OB Factory in the past year. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, these mobile units offer the broadcast market a flexible production system that scales cost-effectively to meet the needs of live event productions.
Oprah Winfrey has taken ‘The Life You Want Weekend’, a high-profile two-night self-help show on the road for eight weekends this fall. Along for the ride is CTS Audio, who is providing sound for the tour including a SSL Live. L500 console at the mix position, operated by CTS veteran front of house engineer Jon Schwarz.
Every four years the FIFA World Cup showcases the skill and talent of the world’s best players, but it is more than just a football tournament: It is the aspiration of FIFA TV to deliver a world class TV production. This year all 64 matches were produced on the basis of a 34-HD camera plan with increased coverage, content and features, as well as 4K and 8K camera coverage in addition to a wide range of multi-media services that complemented and enhanced the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup.
Following a compounded annual growth of 3.6% over the previous four years, the global broadcast and media technology industry was worth $39 billion in 2012, and is projected to grow to $44.3 billion in 2017.
Quadruple Formula One World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing have enlisted the help of Polecam and Live Motion Concept for pit stop analysis. LMC have developed the Ultra-Motion Minicam known as the Antelope Pico, named after its big brother the Antelope MkII.
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Horse racing in the image quality of the German Bundesliga - to convince TV networks and sponsors horse racing needs to be produced in high definition. Baden Racing together with his partner RESE Group, already self-proclaimed as the supplier of the best pictures in the German horse racing sports, stepped into the future with the first HD production of the Grand-Prix day in Iffezheim.
At the Verona amphitheater the most popular opera "Carmen" by Georges Bizet was staged this summer. Some of the smash hits of the classical music genre come from "Carmen", while the Arena di Verona is a very nice and attractive venue. TV Skyline with its Ü7 was on hand to realize the TV coverage of this elaborated opera production. NHK and Arte showed the opera in full length, while ZDF was broadcasting highlights of the performance.
The eight-stop 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship began in Abu Dhabi in March with subsequent stops in Rovinj, Croatia in April and Putrajaya, Malaysia in May. The remaining races will be held in Gdynia, Poland (July 26/27), Ascot, United Kingdom (August 16/17), Dallas/Fort Worth, USA (September 6/7), and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (October 11/12), before the final in Spielberg, Austria, a sensational location for the sport. The Spielberg stop will be the 58th overall Red Bull Air Race, a sport that has been staged in 18 countries since it was launched in 2003.