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Second Emmy Award for Red Bull Air Race

Canadian pilot Pete Mcleod at the final round of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Barcelona, October 4, 2009

The Red Bull Air Race has been awarded with the prestigious Emmy Award for the second time in a row. Utilizing its revolutionary MediorNet technology, Riedel Communications is responsible for all on-site communications and signal distribution for the event as well as the wireless onboard HD cameras at the Red Bull Air Race.

 The Red Bull Air Race World Championship received a prestigious Sports Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Science in New York. The Red Bull Air Race World Championship program, which is broadcast in the U.S.A. on Fox Sports Network (FSN), won in the category “Outstanding Technical Team Remote” which recognizes the technical portion of sports programs in remote venues. The programs for FSN is produced by the American company G.R.A.C.E Productions together with the Austrian based production company West4Media as well as Riedel Communications, SiVision, Live Motion Conceot and Sky Media. The Emmy Awards are regarded as the Oscars’ equivalent for sports television.

 For the seventh year in a row, Riedel Communications is serving as the official global supplier of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. Riedel is at the forefront of the event providing the entire communications and signal distribution solutions, integrating both HD video and audio signals as well as wireless and wired digital intercom systems. Additionally, Riedel is supplying the HD cameras and RF links for the race planes’ onboard cameras enabling stunning pictures to be delivered from the pilots’ perspectives.

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 Riedel Communications – the largest supplier of communications equipment to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver – designs, manufactures and distributes the most sophisticated intercom and radio technology for customers worldwide in the broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports and theatre industries. The products reflect today’s leading-edge technologies that expand conventional concepts into tomorrow’s applications. The Riedel group of companies also includes a European based large rental operation that provides radio, intercom services, event accreditation & ticketing systems as well as fiber-based and wireless audio & video transmission systems. The Company was founded in 1987 and today employs over 200 people located within 8 locations in Europe, Australia, Asia and North America.

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