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Pushing creative LED boundaries: showcase U2’s millennium tours

Music attracts millions. Recent tours of Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi drew morethan two million visitors each. But music alone is not enough for a memorable experience.Stage, lighting and video are almost as important if you want to create a memorable show for5O thousand plus audiences. A band like U2 for example plays in the biggest stadiumsworldwide. For every new tour, they need to wonder what they can do to dazzle the audienceeven more. By incorporating a whole range of high tech visualization tools into their shows,they succeed in creating a wow-experience for their fans, time and time again.
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Pushing creative LED boundaries: showcase U2’s millennium tours

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grandMA at the Movies- Nine

Lighting Designer Mike Baldassari and Programmer/Operator Dave Sadler used a grandMA full-size console to run lights for the filming of 13 dynamically different musical numbers that will feature in the new Rob Marshall movie, “Nine”. These sections were recorded during a three and a half month period at Shepperton Studios, Middlesex, UK.
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grandMA at the Movies- Nine

Tapeless Broadcast Operations and advanced technology implementation

Host Broadcast Services (HBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of sports marketing agency Infront Sports & Media, is a dedicated host broadcast organization that was initially created in 1999 with the core mandate of producing the coverage of the 2002 World Cup™. Ten years later, HBS has successfully established itself as one of the two industry leaders in the specialized field of host broadcasting and has been appointed by FIFA to be the host broadcaster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil.
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Tapeless Broadcast Operations and advanced technology implementation

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RTL Televizija integrates Movie2Me in its tapeless workflow

RTL Televizija, the Croatian television channel, decided to implement the tapelessdistribution system in their workflow. From January 2010, the distribution to and from the channel will be done via Movie2Me. Withthe integration of tapeless distribution, RTL Televizija completes its digital workflow,definitively giving up the tape.
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RTL Televizija integrates Movie2Me in its tapeless workflow

For No Doubt Tour, There’s No Doubt about the Virtues of VENUE

After a five-year hiatus, multi Grammy® Award-winning band No Doubt have reunited, trekking across the U.S. and Canada on a summer tour that’s just winding down. Helping the band get the crowd on their feet each night is veteran front-of-house live sound engineer John Kerns, who depends on a VENUE Profile System to handle the band’s high energy shows, rigorous touring schedule, and high 64-input channel count.
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For No Doubt Tour, There’s No Doubt about the Virtues of VENUE

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Harris Goes on European Tour with Italy’s L’Opera

L’Opera Broadcast Video Service (BVS) is a leading company in the sector of communications technology and specializes in the live broadcasting of sports events and concerts, as well as the commercial production of film and television ads. For more than 20 years, L’Opera has been active in the arena of broadcast production, and its team of skilled engineers and high-quality fleet of outside broadcast (OB) units enable a service offering of the highest quality and completion of assignments for clients quickly and within budget constraints.
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Harris Goes on European Tour with Italy’s L’Opera

IAAF Review 2009: World Athletics from Berlin

For the broadcasting of the 12th World Athletic Championships from 15th - 23rd August in Berlin, the German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF established the host broadcast service BERTA (Berlin Radio Television Athletics) to produce the official world feed of the championships in 1080i and to deliver it to broadcast right holders in more than 165 countries. For the installation and the operation of the technical infrastructure BERTA hired the Berlin based production company TopVision for all the events in the Olympic Stadium, while SWR together with Betamobile produced the signals of the walking and marathon disciplines at the Brandenburg Gate.

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IAAF Review 2009: World Athletics from Berlin

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Turkey’s Dogan TV Takes HD Broadcasting on the Road with Harris Multiviewers

Dogan TV Holding is one of the largest broadcasting companies in Turkey and owns three leading Turkish TV channels (Kanal D, Star TV and CNNTurk). Dogan TV also runs a digital platform with 67 channels, including four HD channels, and handles the live broadcasting of almost all international sporting events to the Turkish market. At its headquarters in Istanbul, Dogan TV has two HD studios and seven SD studios — including HD and SD control rooms — and operates its own in-house productions (series, talk shows, contests, etc.) for transmission to its HD channels. Dogan TV also runs a Satellite News Gathering (SNG) fleet of 14 units and an Outside Broadcast (OB) fleet of four units.
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Turkey’s Dogan TV Takes HD Broadcasting on the Road with Harris Multiviewers

Barco's giant 360° LED screen for U2

Barco is proud to announce the world’s first transformable LED screen for U2’s latest world tour. With its 360°shape, the LED screen surrounds the band while performing and can change shape in alldirections during the concert, For the third time this millennium, the Barco – U2 cooperationresulted in a revolutionary approach to video, this time totaling more than 500,000 pixels ofvideo, making it the biggest LED screen ever used in concert touring. U2’s worldwide tourkicks off 30 June in a sold out Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
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Barco's giant 360° LED screen for U2

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TV Live Production in High Definition

After the detailed presentation of 88 HD OBVans to the European live production community in our HD OBVan directories in 2007 and 2008, we had a closer look to the infrastructure around the HD OBVans that is necessary to carry out national and international sports and music live productions which are televised to a wider audience. In early May 2009 152 HDTV programs were on air via the various satellite platforms in Europe including 35 dedicated sports broadcasters. In 2009 Eurosport transmits 3.000 hours of live sports and Infront partners with 130 rights holders of 20 top sports resulting in an involvement of the production of about five sports events every day. And we are happy to confirm that every production application that is available in standard definition, now also has become available in high definition, supporting the more than 200 HD OBVans from more than 100 production companies which are delivering high quality sports events to the more than 60 Mio high definition flat screens across Europe.
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TV Live Production in High Definition

Polecam Applications at the Olympic Games

Beijing was the third Summer Games for Polecam. Conceived during a windsurfing shoot off Hawaii in 1996, the Polecam go-anywhere transportable camera rig was developed from the combination of a carbon-fibre windsurfing mast and a miniature SD camera. Two Polecam systems were fully up and running by the time of the Sydney Games in 2000, increasing to six at the Athens Games in 2004 and to ten at the Beijing Games.
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Polecam Applications at the Olympic Games

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UltraMotion

Currently there are four different ultra-motion camera systems for live productions available in Europe: The Hi-Motion from ARRI Media, the Superloupe from DVS, the SprintCam from i-movix and the Antelope from LMC. We asked all four companies to answer 14 questions and to explain the advantages of their respective camera system. Finally three companies responded. Please find following their answers. This should help you to rent in the right system for your live production. As the recording and playback device (in addition to on-board RAM recorders) all three systems interface to the LSM XT[2] hard disk recorder from EVS.
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UltraMotion

CCTV Live Broadcast of Beijing Olympic Games 2008

China Central Television (CCTV), China’s national television service, was named the sole provider of the 2008 Olympicsin Beijing to mainland China. With a network of 18 channels broadcasting different programming, CCTV reaches more than a billion viewers on the Chinese mainland.
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CCTV Live Broadcast of Beijing Olympic Games 2008

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Calrec Don’t Miss a Shot in Moscow

The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place on Wednesday, 21 May 2008. The match was played at the Luzhniki Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, to determine the winner of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League. This was the first European Cup final staged in Russia, and hence the easternmost final in the tournament's history. The final was contested by Manchester United and Chelsea, making it an all-English club final for the first time in the history of the competition. The game was won by Manchester United 6–5 on penalties, after a 1–1 draw following extra time.
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Calrec Don’t Miss a Shot in Moscow
A Brief Review on HDTV in Europe in the early 90’s

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