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Wrapping up on August 5 with the finals match in San Diego, the 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) season broke new ground in broadcast coverage of professional tennis with the introduction of state-of-the-art, player-worn wireless microphones. Supplied by Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, the Quantum5X (Q5X) QT-5100 PlayerMic kits added a deeper element of fan engagement and excitement to live Mylan WTT broadcasts.
The 29th Southeast Asia (SEA) Games Kuala Lumpur 2017 have officially concluded in a colourful and vibrant ceremony as hosts Malaysia celebrate in style the 145-gold feat in the region’s biggest sporting extravaganza at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Wednesday (30 Aug) night. The Games cauldron, which was lit by Malaysian diving sensation Nur Dhabitah Sabri on Aug 19, was completely extinguished at exactly 10.17pm (Malaysian time) on Wednesday (30 Aug) night, marking the end of an exciting 12 days of action which saw Malaysia achieving its target of becoming the overall champion.
One of the biggest sporting events in the world, in terms of participation and global exposure, the 2017 FINA World Championships has been be the largest sporting showcase Hungary has ever hosted. Having lined up almost 3,000 athletes in six different disciplines, competing in 75 contests over a period of 17 days, the FINA Championships has imposed a huge challenge on its organizers, since the preparation period was curtailed to two years.
For the Premier League’s 26th season, which kicked off in August, BBC Sport introduced Reality Check Systems’ (RCS) LaunchPad touchscreen graphics and analysis solution into its live studio and remote production workflows for English Premier League and other sports broadcasts. RCS completed the integration as part of a new deal with the BBC, and will continue to provide ongoing system support to the network.
July saw the FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) World Championships for aquatic sports take place at the Danube Arena in the Hungarian capital of Budapest. Hungarian sales and rental company Chromasound was tasked with providing a complete audio system for the games and its subsequent events, with a DiGiCo SD10 chosen to provide audio control.
NEP Switzerland has doubled its 4K production resources in readiness for broadcast production work on the 2017/2018 season of the Swiss Raiffeisen Super League (RSL). Contracted to produce all of the Premier Swiss Football League’s games in 4K/UHD, the TV service provider has commissioned the 4K/UHD UHD 42 OB Vehicle – constructed by German system integrator Broadcast Solutions GmbH as part of its Streamline series, with two production areas supporting up to 10 cameras.
Brazilian rental company LPL supplied over 150 Robe moving lights including BMFL WashBeams to the 2017 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitationals (MSI) competition staged in the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janiero. (formally the Rio Olympic Arena). Produced by LoL developers Riot Games, professional regional champions from Asia, North America and Europe met in Brazil and battled ‘live’ to win large numbers of points counting towards the 2017 World Championship title for this hugely popular e-sport phenomena.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, is pleased to announce that, working in close collaboration with Cyber Games Arena (CGA) and Electronic Sports League (ESL), it delivered and sponsored resilient high speed and ultra-low latency connectivity for the recent “Return of the Legends” tournament, the latest iteration of the world’s most watched eSports game – League of Legends (LOL). PCCW Global’s resilient network also ensured that the online broadcast of the event was highly successful.
Since the invention of cars, drag racing, where 2 cars race down a straight line, has been a fan-favorite auto sport for car aficionados everywhere, with racers modding out their rides and taking to the streets in gloriously dangerous and oftentimes illegal fashion. But while drag races are prohibited on the streets, this organization has been bringing drag racing to the forefront of automotive sports while keeping it all safe and legitimate.
Slomo.tv, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance server-based video recording instant replay systems, has announced that professional hockey team Ak Bars from the Russian Federation has tested, approved and purchased the company’s new videoReferee® 4G system. The news is remarkable since the new videoReferee® won’t be officially launched until IBC 2017 next month.
A spectacular Opening Ceremony in downtown Budapest marked the start of the 17th FINA World Aquatic Championships, with 14 days of world class aquatic sports following the elegant, eye-catching event directed by Olivier Feracci from French event production specialist ECA2 and Hungarian film director Csaba Kael, CEO of cultural hub Mupa Budapest.
The 17th FINA World Aquatic Championships took place in Budapest, Hungary with 14 days of aquatic sports following a vibrant, colourful, elegant and epic Opening Ceremony directed by Olivier Feracci from French event production specialist ECA2 and Hungarian film director Csaba Kael, CEO of cultural hub Mupa Budapest.
The portfolio of remote production broadcasting involving equipment from German technology pioneer Lawo now includes Poland’s first live IP production – the World Games 2017. Held in Wroclaw, the World Games are frequently described as the “Alternative Olympics” and feature many sporting activities not covered by traditional Olympian events. The Games saw 3 500 athletes from 112 countries compete, with 700 journalists from 50 countries in attendance to witness and report on the events.
This month, some of Russia’s best eSports gamers descended upon Cyberspace, a new event venue located at Moscow Riviera shopping centre to play League of Legends RT CyberCup. There are lots more tournaments, competitions and events planned in the pipeline over the upcoming months.
The second half of the 2017 calendar will kick off with a milestone race at Russia’s sports capital: Kazan. It’s a first for the series – but for some pilots down in the points, it will also be the last chance to make a charge for this year’s World Championship.