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Continuing a 13-year tradition, Riedel Communications again supplied a massive, all-fiber communications and signal distribution system for Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Riedel’s MediorNet real-time media network provided redundant and decentralized signal routing and transport from start to finish.
As is fitting for the home of technical invention and innovation, IBC2018 will present a broad range of ambitious and timely elements to engage, inform and inspire content creators and owners from around the world that will visit the RAI, Amsterdam from 13-18 September 2018. The must-attend event includes fresh inspiring conference themes that will focus on innovative new platforms, audience engagement and interaction/immersion, as well as a wide-ranging exhibition that will encompass all the latest technologies from AI and VR to advanced cloud-based workflows.
Opposite to previous years where Riedel was engaged on a year by year basis, in 2018 EBU and Riedel agreed on a three years contract. In addition to the provision of radios and, intercom panels, commentator panels and fibre backbone with MediorNet for signal distribution, the contract includes the delivery of the accreditation and access control system, an entire IT solution with WiFi distribution for the whole production team including the accredited press (hardware, service and Cyber Security package). This makes Riedel a one stop for the ESC’s production digital eco system.
Following approval by the IFAB for the use of small handheld technologies on the bench, FIFA is set to offer all the teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ a technical setup for match analysts and coaching team to interact.
Yö have been a mainstay in Finnish popular rock music for over 30 years. They are the country’s 10th best-selling artist of all time, have a multitude of platinum records to their name and show no signs of slowing down. Keeping this lofty position in such a fast-paced industry requires great song writing and professionalism. It also needs engineering skill and the right equipment, with DiGiCo S-Series consoles helping to keep this Finnish mega force of rock bang up to date.
Saturday, May 19, marked a historic occasion as Britain’s Prince Harry and American Meghan Markle wed in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle. By transmitting more than 200 hours of content over the course of the weekend, The Switch played an integral part in aiding global news and entertainment coverage of this historic event.
“Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic,” is a hilarious off-Broadway show playing at New World Stages beneath an all-LED Elation lighting rig. The play portrays a certain famous wizard school from the perspective of the slightly nerdy and not-so-famous house called Puffs. Described as ‘a play for anyone who has never been destined to save the world,’ Puffs are the outsiders of the magic school who disheartenedly observe as a certain boy wizard repeatedly saves the day. Written by Matt Cox and produced by Tilted Windmills Theatricals, the play is directed by Kristin McCarthy Parker with lighting design by Herrick Goldman.
Seventeen Robe RoboSpot Base Stations controlling tracking Robe BMFL fixtures provided a comprehensive remote follow spotting solution for production lighting designer Jerry Appelt at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The high profile, popular and much celebrated annual singing event resplendent with glitter, glamour and a hugely enthusiastic international fanbase … was this year staged at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ayrton is extremely proud that lighting designer, Jerry Appelt, chose more than 700 Ayrton fixtures for his stellar design at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Appelt chose not to incorporate any video element in the show, instead returning to a lighting-based design in which Ayrton fixtures were a key creative feature adding depth, architecture and variety to the visuals. With over 2000 fixtures using 300 universes and 150,000 channels, Eurovision is the biggest production in the world and demands the highest production levels.
Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has significantly enhanced its 4K rental stock with the purchase of a large quantity of the industry’s most in-demand cameras and lenses. The investment includes 36 new Sony HDC-4300 4K/HD camera channels and a large quantity of 4K and HD studio/field and ENG lenses from both Canon and Fujinon.
Stagetec Asia, the Malaysian subsidiary of Berlin-based manufacturer Stage Tec, has completed a project for the TV station Bernama News Channel (BNC). Two AURATUS platinum and a NEXUS network with two Base Devices were installed at the BNC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. BNC broadcasts local and international news about politics, business, sports, entertainment and lifestyle 24 hours a day, and is part of the national Malaysian news agency Bernama.
The UEFA Champions League final – the biggest match in club football – is being contested between two of the stellar names in the world game: Real Madrid have lifted the trophy in each of the last two seasons and are looking to claim it for a record 13th time overall. Liverpool are eyeing a sixth final victory.
Former Baywatch and Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff is big in Germany and Austria. The reasons are many but generally stems from a famous 1989 New Year’s Eve performance at Brandenburg Gate just after the Berlin Wall came down. Hasselhoff recently toured the two countries on his “30 Years Looking For Freedom” tour with a lighting rig that included effects from Elation Professional Chorus Line 8™ and Lumina Matrix™ fixtures.
TVU Networks to provide reliable equipment and top-tier connectivity throughout Russia for major international soccer tournament
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announced that it will provide rental packages and on-the-ground technical support throughout this summers’ international football tournament in all 12 Russian cities that will be hosting matches. The tournament will commence next month, with over 150 pieces of TVU Networks equipment and local SIM Cards already lined up to enable broadcasters to successfully deliver matches and tournament news to consumers across the globe.
Allen & Heath has released dLive V1.7 firmware, code name Sennen, a major feature upgrade for its flagship digital mixing system. Key enhancements include support for Shure’s Axient® Digital, ULX-D® and QLX-D™ wireless systems, extended routing and patching capabilities, plus support for the forthcoming PRIME I/O modules.