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For soccer clubs, a savvy digital strategy is almost as important as a standout team roster. Fan engagement can make or break brand value, so international soccer teams are always exploring new ways to connect with fans. With the proliferation of OTT and advances in mobile technology, it’s become more challenging over the years, as clubs need to reach fans across new technologies, viewing platforms and social channels. Southampton F.C. (Football Club) is recognized as a team with one of the most progressive digital strategies in the league – from its website to interactive live streams, which earned the club a BT Sport 2017 Cutting Edge Sports Award nomination
Implementing its first broadcast-quality video production initiative to support new online and social media distribution opportunities, the Athletics department at the University of Maine selected Z-HD5000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the pristine picture quality and outstanding ease of use they needed. Building on the benefits the cameras bring to their live sports productions, the university also plans to extend its use of Z‑HD5000s to the educational curriculum with new video production courses next year.
The 29th Summer Universiade, AKA the World University Games, took place in Taipei, Taiwan, in August 2017. Taipei-based Winly Group supplied, installed and operated the production and broadcast equipment for the opening and closing ceremonies at the B-01 Taipei Stadium, which seats over 21,000 people.
Robe BMFL moving lights – a mix of 108 x BMFL Spots, WashBeams and Wash XFs, plus 80 x Spiider LED wash beams – proved a perfect match to light the first Laver Cup international tennis tournament. The Laver Cup is a brand new indoor hard court men’s tennis competition staged for the first time in Prague’s O2 Arena … with the action broadcast worldwide on TV.
The 2017 World Rowing Championships, the ultimate rowing event and season highlight, governed by the World Rowing Federation FISA, were hosted at the Nathan Benderson Park, a new setup water-event location in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida USA. With this championship the biggest international rowing event returned to the US after more than 18 years. More than 900 athletes were competing for the title of World Champion.
FIFA and Presenting Partner EA SPORTS™ announced the launch of their global competitive gaming initiative that features a brand new visual identity and kicks off on 3 November. The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup is built around the new EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series, the official qualification tournament for the pinnacle event, the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final 18. This exciting new format will give millions of players around the globe the chance to be crowned EA SPORTS FIFA 18 World Champion in August 2018.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans car race is the world’s largest active sports car race in endurance racing. The event that is hailed as one of the most prestigious automobile races in the world took place from the 17-18th June in Le Mans, France. In 2016, the Le Mans coverage was watched by over 90 million TV viewers and gained 4,500 hours of TV coverage in 2016.
Billed as the greatest ocean adventure around the planet, the biennial Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has extended its commitment to a fourth season of the award-winning ‘Race of Their Lives’ human adventure unscripted TV series, produced by UK based 1080 Media TV, to complete distribution deals through to 2020.
Speaking at a Sportel Tech Panel session on Social Video, Shaw told delegates that the recent introduction of the Facebook Live service had altered the dynamics of its relationships with sporting rights holders. “Our relationships and conversations have certainly changed over the last couple or six months,” he said.
Player entrances and introductions are a time-honored tradition of any sport and serve as an important way to pump up both player and fan prior to a game. This season, when professional German ice hockey club, the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers, take to the ice, lighting effects from Elation Professional Platinum 1200 Wash™, Platinum FLX™ and Platinum Beam 5R Extreme™ add an extra level of excitement to the pre-game hype.
The acclaimed mobile switcher range from Taiwan based hardware vendor Datavideo has proven over the years to be the most flexible range of production switchers around. With a clear user layout and numerous variations the mobile studio range suits any type of production needs. One of the latest installments was done by the company Studiotech Hungary in the swimming pool of Kaposvári Vizipóló Klub.
Blackmagic Design has announced that a live production workflow featuring it's ATEM Television Studio Pro HD switcher and Teranex AV is being used to produce a new fans' football show by YouTuber The True Geordie in partnership with bookmakers Coral.
We are in a new world of sports and live event media consumption. Research (Telstra – Q3 2016 Global Video Index analysis) has shown that media clip consumption associated with live events spikes up before and after a live event, and that social media interaction during events is skyrocketing.
This year saw the Southeast Asian Games (SEA) Games 29th edition and the 9th edition of the ASEAN Para Games, held at the newly refurbished KL Sports City in Kuala Lumpur from 19th to 30th August. Australia-based Norwest Productions provided the audio for both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, with DiGiCo SD5s positioned at the Front of House, SD9s deployed for audio patch control and SD8s at the Closing Ceremony’s monitor position.
CP Communications, a full-service broadcast equipment rental and production company, is relying on a quartet of Calrec Audio's Brio compact digital audio consoles to deliver high-quality live sound for Fox Sports' marquee coverage of pro golf, baseball, and football. CP Communications first deployed the new Brios for the U.S. Open in June, where they worked in concert with several other Calrec desks on a Hydra2 network to help overcome the complex logistical challenges of audio mixing from the sprawling Erin Hills golf course in Erin, Wisconsin.