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According to forecasts, 85 per cent of online Olympic viewers will use a 'second screen' to feed their appetite for insights and to share their reactions. Since the first live radio broadcasts at Antwerp 1924 and the first live television coverage at London 1948, the Olympic Games have always used cutting-edge communications technologies to bring the main events to audiences all around the world.
Key moments of sporting drama from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be shown in full and true 360-degree high-definition virtual reality (VR), offering an unprecedented and immersive view of the action. Using a compatible headset and their mobile phones, viewers will be transported right to the heart of the Olympic action , with coverage slated to include the opening and closing ceremonies, and one event per day. The live broadcasts will be offered via video-on-demand services provided by the various international rights holders, including NBC in the US. So far, 12 rights holders have taken up the VR offerings, with others still to confirm.
In the four years since the London 2012 Olympic Games, technology has continued to transform everyday life at a breathtaking pace. At Rio 2016, Olympic sports will harness some of these innovations to enhance the performance of competitors and make the spectator experience more exciting than ever before.
The Olympic Games are the greatest international sporting event on the planet, and also the oldest, and so, of course, it is essential that the main protagonists – the world’s finest athletes – remain at the very centre of the planning and implementation. Rio 2016, will see a number of significant firsts, with rugby and golf returning to the programme after an absence of many decades, and refugee athletes competing for the first time on the Olympic stage. Here are some other significant stats that highlight how Rio will be hosting the world’s greatest celebration of sport
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the launch date for its new Olympic Channel, where fans can experience the Olympic Movement all year round. Starting August 21st, after the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the Olympic Channel platform will be available worldwide via a mobile app for Android and iOS devices and online at olympicchannel.com. In addition, athletes and fans can follow the Olympic Channel on its newly launched social media handles on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and sign up for Olympic Channel updates at olympicchannel.com.
Blackmagic Design today announced live production at this year’s Manila Major, one of the biggest gaming Championships in eSports, was delivered using a live solution built around Blackmagic Design product.
The 28th Samsung Bosphorus Intercontinental Swimming Competition was held in Istanbul on 24 July 2016. The co-ordination and the production of live broadcast of the event in which 2000 swimmers from 70 countries participated was realized by ACTAMEDYA.
In less than a generation, the video games industry has risen to become even more popular and profitable than the movie business. Online gaming, in particular, has exploded and given rise to Esports: a video over IP platform that sees teams of gamers compete against each other in leagues and tournaments that are broadcast online to audiences of thousands. At the forefront of Esports is ESL, a gaming network with 15 studios around the world that brings gamers, analysts, pundits and fans together to enjoy the excitement of tournaments, competition and big prize money.
Only an exceptional event would do for an exceptional OB truck, so AMP VISUAL TVdecided to debut this new mobile unit at an ultra-famous race. The Millenium Signature 12 combines a multitude of excellent features, so it has a huge range of assets and advantages.
Gearhouse Broadcast, a leading provider of specialist broadcast solutions, has supplied OBLite, its live production HD OB trailer, to Sky Sports News for its coverage from the 145th Open at historic Royal Troon in Scotland. The 24-hour sports news television channel provided live links from an on-site studio, as well as reporting from locations across the golf course as the action from the third major championship of the year unfolded.
At a landmark Red Bull Air Race in Budapest on Sunday, German pilot Matthias Dolderer tightened his grip on the World Championship lead by winning a turbulent contest cut short by unfavorable weather. Hannes Arch of Austria claimed second, while Australia’s Matt Hall earned third.
EVS, the leading provider of live video production solutions, announced today that MLB Network is using EVS Xplore web-browsing interface and XSquare file exchange solution to give production teams located at its New Jersey production facility the unique capability to securely access and enhance live content from an event venue, without needing to access content through the cloud.
As Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo raised the Euro 2016 trophy in Paris on Sunday night, TV broadcasters around Europe celebrated outstanding viewing figures during the tournament.
EVS, the leader in live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, will bring new innovations and present the latest findings for engaging fans at the SEAT (Sports Entertainment Alliance in Technology) conference, July 17-20, 2016 at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. SEAT brings together top business professionals, insiders, and technology providers in the sports and entertainment industry.
Since the legendary Wembley-goal during the FIFA WC 1966 sports fans all over the world are discussing more and more complicated game situations and wrong decisions. In many sports tournaments decision-making by referees often is facing doubt and distrust. Today fans often have a clearer view using e.g. their smartphones to watch the television signal inside the arena or just by having a better position of view. Every wrong decision and the emotions coming with it are frustrating the fans even more but also the sportsman for sure.