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The technologies are advancing the industry at a breakneck pace. Nowhere is this more evident than in the arena of live sports. Here you will see developments in IP, Cloud, 5G and AI combining to transform the fundamentals of production, delivery and experience.
After supporting various Esports Championship Series (ECS) shows at Wembley’s SSE Arena over the last few years, Sibar Production & Design, along with Capital Sound (and their Martin Audio MLA loudspeaker array), moved to the ICC Auditorium at ExCeL for the FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic. FACEIT is the leading competitive gaming platform and organisers of some of the largest esports events in Europe and North America including ECS, Universal Open and the FACEIT London CS:GO Major.
PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) is a computer game where up to 100 people parachute from an airplane to an island or desert. Players search for weapons and equipment to defend themselves or to attack other players. A deadly electric field drives the players together and at the end of the game one player (or team) is the winner.
Sinclair Broadcast Group and The Walt Disney Company have entered into a definitive agreement under which Sinclair will acquire the equity interests in 21 Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) and Fox College Sports, which were acquired by Disney in its acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The transaction ascribes a total enterprise value to the RSNs equal to $10.6 billion (€9.4bn), reflecting a purchase price of $9.6 billion, after adjusting for minority equity interests.
With increasing demand for concert-level audio in sports arenas to elevate the live sports experience, L-Acoustics products have evolved to incorporate greater levels of control and integration as well as weatherization to match outdoor installation requirements. In tandem with these product developments, the L-Acoustics team supporting this thriving market sector has also evolved, as recently evidenced by the appointment of Gino Pellicano to the new post of Application Manager for Sports Facilities and Consultant Outreach.
Telco provider Telia started a new esports league in Finland at the end of April. “Telia Esports Series” uses studios and virtual reality solutions provided by Broadcast Solutions. The Telia Esports Series is not only designed for the players but for the viewers also as the weekly league is broadcasted on the Finnish national television and internationally through the Twitch channel. Telia will run the Telia Esports Series together with company Assembly, and the starting tournament featured the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive computer game and the Arena of Valor mobile game. The total prize money is € 50,000, and the top esports teams in Finland will compete in the series.
Paralysis patient inspires over 120,000 participants with walk across Wings for Life World Run start yesterday
Emotions were powerful as David Mzee of Switzerland, who has been paralyzed for years due to spinal cord injury, walked across a start line in Zug at this year´s global Wings for Life World Run. And the excitement stayed high until, hours later, Ivan Motorin of Russia and his compatriot Nina Zarina claimed the men’s and women’s Global Championships with 64.37 km and 53.72 km respectively. Mzee’s milestone moment was the top highlight of the sixth annual charity event where participants of all levels raise funds to find a cure for spinal cord injury. Running simultaneously, more than 120,000 registered runners and wheelchair participants covered 1,103,276 km in 323 locations across 72 countries.
Al Kamel Systems takes motor fan experience to next level by deploying TVU Remote Production System (RPS) and TVU NANO Video transmitter
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that Al Kamel Systems, a leading motor sports live stats broadcast production specialists, has deployed TVU Remote Production System (RPS). By including TVU RPS as a key production tool, Al Kamel Systems looks to save valuable production time and reduce production costs on several events by allowing production staff to add race graphics remotely instead of traveling onsite. Al Kamel Systems’ production team can remain at their headquarter production facility near Barcelona and run the graphics in synchronization with the live event. TVU RPS allows them to produce remotely using a public internet connection with a delay between the live feed and graphics playout of less than one second. TVU RPS can bi-directionally transport up to 6 HDSDI HEVC enhanced signals with a sub-second latency and IP data tunnel for additional remote control.
Fans from across the globe turned the Polish city of Katowice into the epicenter of esports in late February for the Intel Extreme Masters tournament. Included in the large lighting and video package used by Warsaw-based technical event production company ARAM were full color SixBar 1000™ and white light DTW Bar 1000™ battens along with Fuze Par Z60™ luminaires, all from Elation Professional.
Whisper Films flies away with Gearhouse Broadcast to deliver comprehensive Formula 1™ highlights for Channel 4
Looking for the most efficient way to deliver consistently high quality highlights packages to Channel 4 from all 21 grand prix of the 2019 Formula 1™ World Championship, Whisper Films has turned to Gearhouse Broadcast. In response, the Gravity Media-owned supplier of broadcast technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has deployed a bespoke flyaway solution that is lightweight, easy to ship and quick to rig.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its state-of-the-art broadcast lenses will be capturing the action at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas—the country’s largest esports stadium. To outfit the stadium’s 4K UHD broadcast cameras, the City of Arlington purchased three Canon UHD-DIGISUPER 66 4K UHD field box lenses, four CJ24ex7.5B 4K UHD telephoto zoom lenses and one CJ14ex4.3B 4K UHD wide angle zoom lens.
Ross Video is pleased to be working again with Van Wanger Sports and Entertainment (VWSE) to drive coverage of the North American Football League’s annual draft in Nashville, Tennessee, that runs until Sunday April 27th.
France were crowned the first-ever FIFA eNations Cup champions today after a dramatic victory in the final against Argentina. Following a weekend of excitement, tension and drama that saw eFootball teams from 20 member associations and six confederations battle it out, France secured their place in eFootball history to become the first-ever FIFA eNations Cup champions, winning the USD 40,000 top prize and 1,500 EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Global Series Points.
At the 2019 NAB Show (booth SL3816), EVS will demonstrate the centralized production workflow implemented by the University of Miami (UM) for its live sports production. Home to the Hurricanes and 17 varsity sports, the university is the first educational institution to deploy EVS’ software-defined Dyvi switcher for high-quality programming of multiple sports from a centralized media production hub.
In advance of the company’s participation in NAB, Ross is delighted to announce a new deal with Servus TV, a TV station that is wholly-owned by Red Bull Media House GmbH, based in Salzburg, Austria. As part of the partnership, Ross will work with Red Bull Media House and Servus TV to equip two new studios and galleries in Salzburg with the latest Ross solutions including Carbonite production switchers, XPression graphics and maps, XPression Tessera rendering solution, Furio camera motion systems, Inception News – the innovative newsroom computer system – Tria News server, Streamline media asset management system and OverDrive – the broadcast industry’s most popular production automation solution.