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EUROMEDIA has just concluded a deal with Infront Italy to cover all the World Cup skiing events held in France over the next four years. EUROMEDIA will draw on its human and technical resources to produce, for the first time, the events organised by the FIS (International Ski Federation). They include:
The Olympic Channel is a little more than three months into its true existence but the efforts to get into launch mode, and now into growth mode, began well before it fired up its offering following the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics on August 21. The digital-first, multiplatform service is designed to give Olympic sports more exposure, fill the gap of Olympic sports fans between the games, and, most importantly, ensure that younger sports fans are engaged with Olympic sports both as a participant and a fan. Mark Parkman, general manager of the Olympic Channel, recently sat down with SVG Co-Executive Director Ken Kerschbaumer to discuss the launch of the channel, what it means to the Olympic movement, and what It means to the industry at large. This is Part One of that conversation.
Media Links, Engineering Emmy® Award winner and market leader in solutions to transport broadcast media and data over IP has announced managing director of EMEA, John Smith, will join the debate about the future of sports production at SVG Europe’s forthcoming FutureSport, to be held at Chelsea Football Club on 30 November 2016.
Once upon a time, television production trucks were like cruise ships on wheels. They pulled into a sporting event, swaggering with self-importance; fifty feet of gleaming metal pulled behind a pavement-buckling Peterbilt that belched diesel smoke and deafened every innocent bystander within a mile’s radius. Once parked, these production trailers began unloading thousands of pounds of equipment and unspooled miles of cable. Inside one these lustrous fifty-foot beasts, you might find a dozen or more crew members, all working away happily, while the truck sucked down power like a thirsty brontosaurus.
Gearhouse Broadcast, a leading supplier of specialist broadcast solutions, has provided remote coverage for Sky Sports at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals tennis at London’s The O2. The HD remote production is enabling Sky Sports to cut the entire broadcast from its headquarters in Osterley, west London, some 19 miles away from the action.
In an exciting partnership between ATP, ATP Media, Infosys (the Global Technology Services Partner of the ATP World Tour) and Sony Professional Solutions Europe, visitors to the Fan Zone at The O2 will be able to immerse themselves in matches by stepping into unique interactive pods featuring PlayStation®VR where they will find themselves in a virtual tennis world.
November 11 to 12, the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championships took place in Stuttgart's Porsche Arena in Germany. And the Robycam cable camera system provided new perspectives for the TV coverage of this event. Used for the event a Robycam Head, together with a Grass Valley LDX C80 Compact Worldcam and a Canon HJ14 optics, enabled endless pan of 360 °. Throughout Europe Robycam is distributed by German system integrator Broadcast Solutions. Support at the event was handled by the technicians of the German system integrator together with the product specialists.
Replicating industry standard workflows, the NFTS has designed and implemented a solution featuring Blackmagic’s URSA Mini 4K PL, equipped with the Blackmagic URSA Mini B4 Mount, and ATEM live production hardware. The diploma is delivered in partnership with IMG, one of the world’s largest independent sports producers, and aims to equip students with the editorial skills required to produce state of the art sports and live events coverage as well as highlights content.
Table Tennis, while an Olympic sport, and hugely popular in Asia, is not so well known in Europe. Getting a broadcast slot for this even at national level of the sport is not easy, especially in the UK. Therefore, working with Table Tennis England, the national governing body of the sport, it was decided to ‘experiment’ and broadcast the recent England v Greece European Qualifying match directly on FaceBook Live, using the popular ‘Sportbible’ FaceBook page.
The Istanbul Marathon is the only course in the world where the marathon includes two continents, Asia and Europe, in one race. The marathon starts on the Asian side of the city, shortly before the First Bosphorus Bridge, crosses the bridge giving an outstanding view of the Bosphorus and Istanbul, passes many historic sites including the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, and ends in the İnönü Stadium in the European part. In all, the race crosses three bridges, one over the Bosporus and two over the Golden Horn.
World Rugby has announced the appointment of International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS) as host broadcaster for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, the first Rugby World Cup in Asia.
EVS solutions at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball (MLB) team, are giving production teams new replay and highlights capabilities with support for Super Slow Motion cameras and editing while providing extended broadcast production efficiencies.
In the past 14 months, the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, has extended its digital capabilities and track record in an unparalleled way. Building upon dedicated in-house resources across Switzerland, Italy and France, Infront acquired one of the leading digital service firms Omnigon in early 2016 to grow its footprint in this domain. Today the digital innovation team is a group of more than 300 specialists in 10 offices around the globe. With major hubs in France, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the US and UK, Infront ensures proximity and in-depth market understanding to all its partners.
Paris-Saint-Germain and its Parc des Princes stadium keep modernising. After deploying a Wi-Fi access to the whole stadium, the club launched a new dedicated app for its fans at the venue ahead of the French "Classique" match against Olympique de Marseille.
Sölden, the first stage in the FIS World Cup, is always the occasion for those involved in the world of alpine skiing to announce exciting news that will mark the season. This year, Longines is leading the way as it gets ready to unveil a major advance in timekeeping technology and data handling for alpine skiing. This great stride will be officially inaugurated during the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz.