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Leading up to its launch in August, DAZN enlisted media technology provider Reality Check Systems (RCS) to create a graphics and data integration production solution for its new live sports streaming service. Available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan via multiple connected devices, DAZN lets viewers tune into live coverage of more than 8,000 sporting events a year – from top European football leagues like the Premier League to US sports such as MLB, NBA, NFL, plus motorsports, tennis, darts and much more.
Because they recognise the success of a collaborative project, the IBC Innovation Awards are highly prized. This year the winners used technical advances to increase engagement with their audiences. This time to collect the trophy for content delivery was UK broadcaster BT Sport.
The Las Vegas division of Soundtronics Wireless, the specialized RF engineering firm whose live production credits include the Academy Awards®, the Grammys®, Dancing with the Stars, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, The Ellen Degeneres Show to name a few, is using a mix of Clear-Com® wired and wireless intercoms to support ESPN’s coverage of the 2016 World Series of Poker (2016 WSOP) tournament.
“Time’s passed quickly since SPORTELAmerica welcomed you in Miami! Many of you have waited for this moment and it’s finally here - SPORTELAmerica will open doors for you again from March 14 to 16 in 2017!”, announces Laurent Puons, SPORTEL CEO.
Australia’s Matt Hall laid down a scorching time of 53.642 seconds in the Final 4 of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship stop at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz on 4 September, and with everything hinging on the final pilot to fly, Germany’s own Matthias Dolderer, it was hard to hear the raceplanes over the home crowd’s cheers of encouragement. Although the German flew his heart out, his 54.417 was only good enough for second – leaving fans breathless with anticipation as Dolderer and Hall are now one and two in the World Championship standings. Pete McLeod of Canada earned his first race podium of the season in third.
This year’s Olympic Games in Rio were a massive TV and online hit in every corner of the globe. Nine countries have put together TV viewing data for the opening and closing ceremonies and for high performing Olympic moments.
It’s what German motorsport fans have waited six long years to see: on 3-4 September 2016, the Red Bull Air Race will return to Germany’s EuroSpeedway Lausitz – formerly known as the Lausitzring – for the first time since the ultimate motorsport series in the sky debuted at the famed oval in 2010. Adding to the anticipation, the race will be a homecoming for Germany’s own Matthias Dolderer, the pilot who is at the top of the World Championship standings.
The numbers are now in, and it is clear that while viewers to conventional broadcast channels enjoyed the Rio Olympics, it was digital viewers, whether on ‘red button’-type options, or simply viewing via second screens which took the main prizes.
Within the scope of the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring in Budapest on July 24, 2016 HDwireless transmitted live TV from the actual Formula 1 event. “HDwireless was commissioned by the Host Broadcaster as service provider. It was our task to transmit live video signals of the Formula 1 spectacle directly to the director from the locations paddock, pit lane, and starting grid.
This sporting summer’s broadcast coverage has not only been a celebration of medal achievements and Premier League football firsts, it also marks a huge leap into the world of immersive video. The BBC pushed the boundaries for the summer games in Brazil, bringing 360 degree video to UK audiences for the first time ever and BT Sport kicked off its football coverage showing the latest dynamic augmented reality techniques in all their glory.
Qvest Media, one of the world’s leading systems architects in the field of broadcasting and media technology, has been contracted by Germany-based Sky Deutschland with the technical construction of a new broadcasting centre for all sports-related productions. With this project, the company will implement one of the largest and most modern broadcast IT infrastructures for live sports productions currently in Europe.
FC Bayern München, the most successful club in German football history, has selected Omnigon, one of the world’s leading digital services firms in sports and a subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media, to design and develop its suite of all-new iOS and Android smartphone and tablet apps. The apps, released in both English and German, launched in advance of the upcoming 2016/17 season.
Panasonic Corporation, the Official Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, announced the full lineup of equipment and wide variety of solutions the company provided to support the staging of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Olympic Games Rio 2016 delivered many remarkable and inspiring athletic achievements that were witnessed and shared by a vast global audience through record-breaking media coverage and unprecedented levels of digital engagement. The Games will also leave a great legacy for the host city.
With 306 events played across 42 disciplines in 37 venues around Brazil, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games ended after 16 days on Sunday night with a preview to the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) has produced feeds of all live competitions from every venue with a staff of more than 7,000 technicians, editors, cameramen and administration people. Within Rio de Janeiro, four Olympic Zones have been designated to host the majority of events: Barra Olympic Park, Deodoro, Maracanã, and Copacabana. Only football was played outside the city limits: in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Manaus, Salvador, and São Paulo.