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After more than 40 years in the broadcast industry and nearly 20 years as CEO of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), Francis Tellier is retiring as CEO from the company he founded. Effective 1 November, Dan Miodownik, current CCO and Deputy CEO, will take over officially as CEO of the Infront subsidiary and Luc-Antoine Charial will be COO, while Tellier will continue to serve as a Special Advisor to HBS/Infront and non-executive President of International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS), the production joint venture with IMG.
Today's large-scale sporting events, as well as their technical broadcast requirements, are growing at an astounding pace. To meet and surpass these requirements, Riedel Communications has initiated their Managed Sports Services division, comprised of custom-engineered technologies paired with extensive supervision and support by Riedel-qualified engineers. Among the first to profit from these services is DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, who has partnered with Riedel to design a reliable infrastructure for German Bundesliga referee communications.
Kinomap, the app that turns your bike trainer into a fitness device, and Hammer Series have today unveiled “Hammer Series on Kinomap”, which allows fans to compete at each race through simulated outdoor footage.The new partnership will help expand the cycling season and introduce a new audience to the Hammer Series' unique format.
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has renewed its partnership with tennis rights owner ATP Media, the broadcast production and distribution arm of the ATP World Tour, to bring HD coverage of tennis events to viewers around the globe.
For its live game day production, NHL team Vancouver Canucks is relying on the aVS video server from aQ Broadcast to serve fans with a full range of match day programming. The aVS, at the Vancouver Canucks’ Rogers Arena, is used primarily for playback during games, with its output appearing on the ‘jumbotron’ screen in the centre of the stadium.
At the end of the first-ever VAR Instructor course put on by FIFA in Madrid this past week, legendary referee and current Chairman of FIFA’s Refereeing Committee Pierluigi Collina spoke with FIFA.com about the importance of the event, the state of VAR and where the technology might go in the future.
CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for complex live event productions, exhibited the full power of IP streaming and bonded cellular networking for live sports production at the 2018 Subaru IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, a professional triathlon event streamed on Facebook Live. The fully IP and mobile architecture brought together Mobile Viewpoint contribution and transmission systems from CP Communications’ recently-launched Red House Streaming division to process and deliver live camera signals from six events.
With video referee operations becoming increasingly common in soccer, the Brazilian Football Confederation has selected Broadcasting Televisão Ltda (BroadTV) to roll out a new VAR workflow based on EVS’ Xeebra system. The new solution is being used in the playoffs of the Copa do Brasil – the country’s domestic knockout competition.
Held concurrently in Jakarta and Palembang for the first time in their history, the 18th Asian Games ended in September with a closing ceremony in the Indonesia state capital of Jakarta where their opening ceremony had been staged 15 days earlier. The 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 – widely called the "Olympic Games of Asia" – includes disciplines practiced only in Asia. In addition to the well-known Olympic sports, dragon boating and the Chinese martial art of Wushu were among those contested.
The EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 took place during the first 10 days of August 2018. It is the first issue of these championships. Around 4500 athletes from 52 different countries have participated and competed for one of the 187 gold medals at stake.This first European Championships issue has been held in two different main locations: Glasgow and Berlin, with another two sub-venues: Edinburgh for some swimming contests and Gleneagles for golf competitions.
Finnish broadcast production company Streamteam Nordic has gone live with a new 4K/UHD remote production hub and virtual studio in Helsinki. The facility will handle all matches of the Finnish Ice Hockey League, which will be broadcasted by Finnish/Swedish telecom provider Telia via its IPTV service, set-top boxes and streaming platform, beginning with the 2018/2019 season.
FIFA and Electronic Arts Inc. have announced today the tournament schedule for this season’s EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19 Global Series, mapping out the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019.
“We are thrilled to unveil Pitt Studios,” said Director of Athletics Heather Lyke. “This has been a terrific collaboration between the athletic department, the university and NEP Group. With the expertise and help from NEP, Pitt is well prepared for the launch of the ACC Network with a state-of-the-art broadcast facility that is among the best in the country.”
Strengthening its position as a leader in the delivery of video assistant referee technology, EVS’ Xeebra system has been selected as the exclusive video assistant referee (VAR) system by Spanish football’s top division, LaLiga Santander. Use of the tool kicked off ahead of the 2018/2019 season, where it already proved to be useful in the Supercopa de España between Sevilla FC and FC Barcelona in Tanger.
Riedel Communications' Bolero wireless intercom and Artist digital matrix intercom system are playing a unique role in BBC Radio's coverage of a global, open-wheel auto racing series. Taking advantage of Bolero's high audio quality, on-location production crew members for USP Content use the beltpack with an external mic to transmit live, on-air audio for the radio broadcasts of races throughout Europe and beyond.