Gearhouse points the way as host broadcaster at Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015

Gearhouse Broadcast has partnered with production service providers McGuire Media to perform host broadcast service duties at the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015. This is the third time in 2015 that Gearhouse has acted in this hugely important role – first at the AFC Asian Cup and then the Australian Open tennis.

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As part of its role at the event, Gearhouse provided complete coverage of the entire tournament - from the initial group stages right through to the final. Using three OB facilities on site at the tournament, Gearhouse provided the broadcast with 16 Hitachi cameras – a mixture of SKHD-1200s and SKHD-1500 HD slow motion units. The latest in RF systems were also included on Steadicam mounted camera units, feeds of which were captured into EVS XT3 live production servers. Graphics for the tournament were provided through six Namadgi graphics system.

At the same time as providing these services, Gearhouse also implemented all the broadcast facilities for local broadcasters Network Ten and Fox Sports Australia. Coverage was delivered for these regional feeds through satellite distribution via a teleport which also transmitted feeds to multiple worldwide broadcasters.

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“Gearhouse Broadcast has been a great partner and provided a service of the highest quality as host broadcaster,” said Marne Fechner, ceo of Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015. “Their experience, expertise and willingness to find solutions to all our challenges ensured we had no surprises.”

Central venues in Homebush, Sydney between 7 - 16 August and saw 16 nations compete to be named 2015 champions. Gearhouse has also provided technical facilities for the ANZ Netball Championship and All-Australian Netball international test matches.

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About Gearhouse Broadcast
Gearhouse Broadcast is a market leader in the field of broadcast services and specialises in broadcast equipment rental, equipment sales, project solutions and systems integration. Operating globally from its offices in the UK, US, Australia, Qatar and France, the company offers huge experience and a proven track record in delivering major world sporting and entertainment events.

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