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Farewell from FIFA TV and HBS

As the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ draws to a close, FIFA TV and HBS would like to reflect on the successful delivery of Africa’s first FIFA World Cup™. “It has been a tremendous experience in South Africa for all of us at FIFA TV,” begins Niclas Ericson, FIFA TV Director. “We would like to extend our thanks to all of you in the broadcast com­munity for making this event such a resounding success around the world through your coverage. For our part, we endeavoured to offer you coverage with more content, more emotions, more depth and richness than ever before at a FIFA World Cup™. We hope we succeeded in this. “
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Farewell from FIFA TV and HBS

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EIGHT DOWN, TWO TO GO...

As the 2010 FIFA World CupTM draws to a close and stadiums host their final matches, it is a timely moment to look back on the opera­tions carried out at the ten venues. “During the operational phase, the Broadcast Venue Managers (BVMs) are the first point of con­tact for FIFA and the LOC for broadcast-related matters,” explained Gary Shaw, Head of Venue Management. “They therefore need to be aware of everything HBS does in terms of production, unilateral services and everything ‘behind the scenes’, such as power, telecoms, information distribution etc...”
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EIGHT DOWN, TWO TO GO...

canal+ at the FIFA World Cup 2010

When TF1 agreed to sell some of its 2010 FIFA World Cup™ broadcast rights on to Canal+, the latter French MRL most likely had a mixed reac­tion. As the first ever pay-channel in France, Canal+ is well known for having built its success on a two-pronged reliance on films and foot­ball, so it would have been some­what inconceivable for them not to offer the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ to their subscribers. But since this agreement only occurred in February of this year, it also left very little time to get organised.
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canal+ at the FIFA World Cup 2010

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Spotlight: Cable Camera System

A cable camera system is imple­mented at five of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ stadiums – Cape Town, Durban, both Johannesburg stadiums and Nelson Mandela Bay/ Port Elizabeth. The ‘Spidercam’, operational at four of these ven­ues, enables the flight and move­ment of a camera across a three dimensional field. “Each of the systems in use has a team of three with it,” explains Jens Peters, Operations Technician, “two joystick opera­tors, one for the Spidercam system itself, and one for the camera, and one technician for setting up, checking, maintenance and so on.”
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Spotlight: Cable Camera System
Media Rights Licensees at the IBC

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LMC producing stunning AntelopeHD Replays in South Africa

Since almost one month four AntelopeHD systems with four operators/engineers are being located in various cities in South Africa. Stunning replays are recorded with 500-1.000 frs/sec and are permanently stored via an EVS network as well as played out as part of the world feed produced by HBS.
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LMC producing stunning AntelopeHD Replays in South Africa

GoalVision under Discussion

The Germany vs. England game at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa showed it once more... There is a need for a goal line super vision in soccer.
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GoalVision under Discussion

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RTL was using LMC’s Libero Vision Service for eight Games of the FIFA World Cup

Grandstand Construction for the 2010 European Baseball Championship in Germany

NUSSLI is on hand for yet another significant baseball event. Already in 2009, NUSSLI supplemented the existing grandstand facilities with an additional 10,000 seats for the playoff games of the 2009 Baseball World Cup in Regensburg, Germany. Now the European Championship will take place from July 23 to August 1, 2010 at the sport arenas in Stuttgart, Heidenheim, and Neuenburg on the Rhine – again with NUSSLI’s support. Advance ticket sales through Ticketmaster have already begun; the demand for the coveted tickets is huge.
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Grandstand Construction for the 2010 European Baseball Championship in Germany

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ARD & ZDF Increase the Capacity of their Joint Operation in South Africa Thanks to EVS

In order to maximize the coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ the German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have increased the capacity of their joint production with the deployment of EVS instant tapeless solutions providing access to the FIFA Media Asset Exchange (MAX) at the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Johannesburg, but also to hours of custom-made content produced across South Africa with XT[2]-LSM systems installed in 6 HD OBVans from Alfacam.
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ARD & ZDF Increase the Capacity of their Joint Operation in South Africa Thanks to EVS

Vizrt Introduces Viz Sports Online

Sports broadcasters, leagues, and teams are looking to create dynamic, custom websites to satisfy the most ardent sports fan’s thirst for sports information. They want to create an online mecca where fans can get the latest news, statistics, highlights, events, and opinions—everything about their favorite sport. Until now, creating dynamic websites required the help of professional web designers.
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Vizrt Introduces Viz Sports Online

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"What are the Economic Consequences of the Current Crisis on the Financing of Sport, Lessons Learned and the Alternatives?"

Zigzagging across South Africa – reports and live broadcasts from the top locations of the World Cup

On 4th June the broadcast transmission specialist Josef Rade and his production team, consisting of a cutter and a cameraman, picked up their SNG at the port of Durban. They made a few minor changes to the production technology in the SNG and also had to configure the parts that were flown out from Germany at the last minute. Then finally it was off to the North-East of South Africa, where the SNG North team underwent its final test in Johannesburg on 7th June and was given the all clear for “unrestricted transmission readiness”.
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Zigzagging across South Africa – reports and live broadcasts from the top locations of the World Cup

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Radio Nacional Espana at the FIFA World Cup 2010

A Spanish flag with the words ‘Plaza de España’ adorns the wall in the corridor of Hall 6 which houses the radio broadcasters from Iberia. How­ever, if Spain defeat Germany tonight to reach the FIFA World Cup™ Final there will be no party on the Plaza as they will be busy relaying the atmosphere, ambience and action from Durban and various Spanish cities to their listeners.
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Radio Nacional Espana at the FIFA World Cup 2010

Sound Advice from the Audio Production Team

It is the job of the HBS audio team to provide the aural landscape of each live match in creating an ambient backdrop for commentary and recreating the overall sense of being at the stadium for the viewing and listening public.
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Sound Advice from the Audio Production Team

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