FOX Sports scores with Lawo Remote Production Kit
This year’s Copa (June 3 to 26) at venues in the USA, was broadcast live by FOX Sports using two recently purchased IP-based Lawo Remote Production Kits, each one comprising two Lawo V__remote4 devices for video and audio signal transport and processing, two Lawo Compact Engines providing AoIP interfacing and DSP, and a Lawo Commentary Unit. The Lawo kits were in use at each venue, providing stadium commentary back to the FOX Sports’ production area.
With the experience of using IP for commentary and remote production and benefitting from the new flexible workflows, FOX Sports will use Lawo remote production equipment leading up to the US broadcast of the world’s biggest international soccer tournament in 2018, taking place in Russia. For this major event – FOX Sports will add further Lawo Remote Kits on a rental basis.
Lawo designs and manufactures pioneering network, control, audio and video technology for broadcast and post production, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. Products include control and monitoring systems, digital audio mixing consoles, routers, video processing tools as well as solutions for IP-based A/V infrastructures and routing systems. All products are developed in Germany and manufactured according to highest quality standards at the company’s headquarters in the Rhine valley town of Rastatt, Germany.