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Aug 21, 2017 will forever be remembered by the masses as the Great American Eclipse. But for broadcasters, it will be remembered as one of the most impressive technological feats in live stream history!
On the eclipse broadcast, NASA achieved their largest single-day audience on nasa.gov ever totaling at 53.3 million, with 33 million on its Eclipse Live streaming page alone. Combined with NASA’s official eclipse website, traffic on both sites combined totaled at 85.9 million views! According to a NASA spokesperson, this was 7 times more traffic than the previous record held by New Horizon’s Pluto flyby. In short, this was by far the most successful broadcast operation ever accomplished by the space administration.
In keeping with Galileo’s lifetime preoccupation with circles, ellipses and their spatial movement, the Young Vic’s recent interpretation of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo was also staged in-the-round. Central to the sound design by Tom Gibbons and associate sound designer Dan Balfour was a TiMax SoundHub processor, which provided a uniquely powerful platform for rendering immersive three-dimensional spatialisation of multi-layered sound effects and high-energy music beds, the latter specially-commissioned from one half of The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands.
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) staged the London premiere of Scuttlers in its city centre GBS Theatre, an intense drama about the struggles and power politics of 19th century Manchester street gangs set against a steaming, grinding industrial revolution backdrop bringing massive social change and great uncertainty. The work was written by Rona Munro in response to the UK’s unsettling spate of urban riots in 2011.
National Geographic aired a once in a lifetime live show aptly named ‘Earth Live’ on Sunday, July 9th. The program showcased the wonders of the natural world, told through the lenses of cinematographers who dedicate their lives to documenting the extraordinary fauna of our planet. Hosted by Jane Lynch, ‘Earth Live’ was a two-hour live event that required nearly 50 channels of record (many starting days before the broadcast) to cover live feeds transmitting from twenty-eight locations across 17 countries. The production required heavy-duty engineering and resourceful coordination to pull off a Super Bowl-style live broadcast event, that was simulcast globally on National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild in 171 countries and 45 languages.
Riedel Communications' all-new Bolero wireless intercom system and MediorNet real-time network played a key role in crew communications for the Hillsong Conference, a spiritual gathering of more than 22,000 attendees that took place July 4-7 at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. With 55 Bolero belt packs distributed to production team members throughout the arena and backstage, the Hillsong Conference marked the world's largest Bolero deployment to date. In addition, 40 MediorNet nodes provided the integrated audio, video, and data communications backbone for all production spaces.
Audio specialist tube uk has invested in a new Sennheiser D6000 radio mic system … which debuted on the world premiere of Israeli artist Yael Bartana’s compelling live performance experiment ‘What if Women Ruled the World?’, which played for four nights at Mayfield depot at the 2017 Manchester International Festival (MIF).
The Barbican, one of the world’s leading international arts centres, located in the City of London, recently installed a FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system to facilitate clear and reliable communications for the Barbican Hall performance space and backstage area.
Known as the world’s premiere colt starting competition, the Road to the Horse (RTTH) 2017—which was held this spring at Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY—featured a “Celebration of the Cowgirl,” as talented female clinicians competed to tame, saddle and ride a wild colt in record time. The annual three-day event drew thousands of horse-loving spectators, as well as a global online audience that watched the live webcast on Road to the Horse TV.
Entertainment engineering specialist WIcreations specified and fabricated two large and spectacular set pieces – a water fountain and a Tree of Life - for the highly acclaimed Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, a multi-national, multi-sport event staged in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 22 May 2017. WI’s team, project managed by Yves Vervloet, was working for Betty Productions Ltd. who co-ordinated all the creative and technical production elements for the ceremonies on behalf of the Islamic Games Operations Committee.
Broadcast connectivity expert SIS LIVE today announced that while Radiohead, Foo Fighters, and Ed Sheeran deliver their music to the assembled masses on Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, SIS LIVE will connect the headliners as well as hundreds of additional artists to the rest of the world. Two dual dish uplinks will be provided that will enable audiences to view performances and information on multiple platforms via mobile phones, tablets, laptops, as well as on BBC TV and iPlayer.
In his first year as an applicant, TNDV Owner and President Nic Dugger is honored to be among the 49 creative industry leaders chosen for Leadership Music’s 29th class. As part of the 2018 class, Nic joins creative visionaries from major organizations and companies including Disney Channels Worldwide, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Opry Entertainment Group, SoundExchange and Townsquare Media.
AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that Star Planning, a Spanish production company, has selected AVIWEST's PRO180-RA video uplink system, QUAD wideband external cellular antenna arrays, and StreamHub transceivers to deliver live broadcast transmissions of "Destino Santiago," a reality TV program streamed live by TV Galicia, a public television broadcaster in Spain.
When two million people flocked to Sambadrome Marquệs de Sapucai in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Rio Carnival 2017, Bernard Scyeur, owner, R.F. TRANSMISSION s.a. was on site to provide interference-free audio for this year’s festival. Tasked with arranging frequency coordination and coverage for the 800-meter path of the parade, Scyeur relied on his Wisycom equipment to maintain clear, consistent audio throughout the five-day celebration.
Protected Paradise’ is a striking, 12 metre high, mixed media installation created by Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen … located in the garden of the Palazzio Francetti for the 2017 Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) contemporary visual art exhibition.
On Saturday 13 May, following years in the making, The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains will opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (V&A). This major spring exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the band’s first album, ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, and debut single, Arnold Layne. The exhibition is promoted by Michael Cohl and Iconic Entertainment Studios.