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An important piece of history will be made at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 (8‑18 December in Yokohama and Osaka) with video assistance being used to support referees with “match-changing” decisions for the first time in a FIFA competition.
On the occasion of the “Istanbul Eurasia Marathon 2016” the participating runners looked on the November 13th toward the Bosporus bridge, ready to start. Three helicopters where circling above, prepared for the live transmission of the world’s only intercontinental Marathon. For suspenseful and up-close live images of the runners cameras were mounted on helicopters and motorbikes.
On 30th November, for the first time Globecast and Imagina France demonstrated Live Remote Production service. This Remote Production offering turns the concept of the traditional supply of a ready-to-broadcast feed from venues on its head. This demonstration brought multiple signals from a French League 1 match from which programming was then created remotely.
The 2016 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore tennis tournament was presented by SC Global and staged at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang over a seven day period at the end of October. Over 100 Robe moving lights illuminated the court as part of a lighting scheme designed by Michael Chan and Tom Langridge. While Tom ensured that the court was lit specifically for the TV cameras and special requirements like slomo, Michael looked after lighting for the Opening Ceremony and then for general ambience and effects lighting throughout the schedule of matches, including creating WOW-moments for the player entrances.
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.