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The most highly anticipated stop of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race calendar happens on 1-2 October, when the official world championship comes to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time. The jam-packed weekend of racing action will be a landmark event for the legions of sports fans in America’s Midwest, for the field of top pilots looking to join Indy’s legendary winners and, especially, for the two men locked in a battle for the overall crown with only two races to go.
The leading international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media has secured a number of comprehensive media rights agreements with Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR for flagship FIS events. The long-term agreements include the FIS World Cup events for the upcoming 2016/17 season through till 2020/21 as well as the FIS World Championship events taking place in 2017, 2019 and 2021.
A record-breaking audience of 156,990 witnessed the “Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol” live, played between University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech on Saturday, 11, at Bristol Motor Speedway, Tennessee. wTVision helped make history, managing the graphics and providing real-time data parsing for the American football game with the highest attendance ever.
The countdown to UEFA EURO 2020 officially began today when the newly-elected UEFA President, Aleksander Čeferin, together with the chairman of the English Football Association, Greg Clarke, and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, unveiled the tournament’s visual identity and the London host city logo at a ceremony at London City Hall.
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.