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The CrossFit Games are the world's premier test to find the Fittest on Earth. The athletes at the Games are challenged with elements such as weightlifting, gymnastics and endurance, as well as tests unknown to them until just before the competition begins. The CrossFit Games Open—the first stage in the CrossFit Games season—was introduced in 2011. The Open is an online, all-inclusive event in which CrossFit casts the widest net possible in the quest to find the fittest on earth. More than 380,000 athletes competed in the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Open.
In 2016, Golf Channel reached a decision to begin implementing a transition strategy for the future. Eric Gardner, Golf Channel’s Senior Director, Engineering & BOC explains, “When we started this project, our objective was to overhaul our entire audio infrastructure while achieving IP-transport, pooled resources, ease of operation, and improved workflows. Lawo’s portfolio of products allowed us to design and build a comprehensive system that seamlessly encompasses audio, video, intercom, and commentary into a single vendor solution.”
Texas A&M basketball fans are getting a fresh perspective of each game this season, courtesy of five new AJA RovoCam UltraHD/HD HDBaseT cameras installed throughout Reed Arena. The compact block cameras capture in-stadium footage of athletes and fans, which is displayed on a 54’ x 24’ video board, one of the largest among NCAA Division 1 schools. 12th Man Productions, the university’s athletics video production arm, is responsible for both the live video board broadcast and a live stream of each game to a popular sports network’s digital app.
The world’s most televised mountain biking race, The Absa Cape Epic, has teamed up with LiveU to provide live coverage of the 8-day mountain bike stage race in South Africa’s Western Cape. The Prologue and Grand Finale will be broadcast live on TV, with the Grand Finale being broadcast in more than 50 countries around the world. During the intermediate days, a full live streaming broadcast of the racing will be streamed online to the Absa Cape Epic’s Facebook page. The event will take place from 18th – 25th March.
The Super Bowl draws in over a hundred million viewers, making it not only the largest event of the year for American football fans, but for the press as well. Every year, media outlets from around the country travel to the host city and set up in a venue dedicated to the press, all of whom broadcast live coverage simultaneously from one location. Coined “Radio Row”, this weeklong promotional event leads up to the Super Bowl game on Sunday, and gives all attending media a chance to interview with current and former football players, sports commentators, and celebrities.
Football fans in Russia and around the world today shared their enthusiasm as FIFA, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) and hosts Russia celebrated 100 days to go to the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. The milestone was marked by festivities across the 11 Host Cities and included a range of football matches, a 2018-metre race in Volgograd, thousands of volunteers ice skating in Moscow and a dancing masterclass entitled “We are the fans!” in Nizhny Novgorod.
Qvest Media supplemented the technical resources for German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF for transmissions from the Winter Games in South Korea. As previously with similar major international sporting events, Qvest Media has supplied systems components for a temporary period based on the latest AV, IT and media technology that enable a seamless production workflow for both broadcasters between Pyeongchang in South Korea and Leipzig in Germany.
Lighting designer Nathan Wan returned to the Live Action Arena at the 2018 Autosport show. Having torn up the circuit last year with a totally new look lighting design and a fresh creative team on-board, this year’s challenge was to make Hall 5 of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham even more visually exciting for 50 minutes of hell-raising basic-to-bonkers performance car races.
Even though you’re doing your part, TV viewing is slipping. Forrester’s Jim Nail recently reported that the ratings of top shows have declined an average of 25 percent over the past five years. Even NBC reported that TV viewing of this year’s Winter Olympic Games was down six percent, compared to the viewing audience numbers from 2014. We have to look behind the gross numbers to explain the apparent downturn.
XD motion, a French company specialized in aerial filming and multi-dimensional travelling solutions, has deployed throughout the Korean Olympic Winter Games, all of its special filming systems. The Freestyle Skiing and the Snowboard medal events have taken place during the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.
In 2015 a landmark deal signed in Switzerland saw Discovery Communications and Eurosport acquire most European multiplatform broadcast and distribution rights for the four Olympic Games between 2018–2024. The agreement, worth 1.3 billion Euros, covers all platforms – TV, online and mobile phone across 48 countries.
Eurosport’s ambitious plans for the 2018 Winter Olympics are now in Day 6 of being in full operation, and Discovery Communications CTO John Honeycutt says that the team has been fantastic and, for the first week of the Olympics, things couldn’t be going better. “My biggest concern was, we would have some issues in the first couple of days and then we would never emotionally get out of that hole,” he says. “But we had a really strong opening weekend. and the viewer numbers coming back from the regions have been spectacular. So I feel really good about the performance and the team.”
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected RTS to provide broadcast intercom systems for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - February 25. The announcement was made today by John Pastore, Director of Broadcast Communications, NBC Sports and Olympics, and Denis Castanet, Director Global Product Management, RTS.
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Lawo to provide VSM (Virtual Studio Manager) Broadcast Control and Monitoring solutions, as well as IP Commentary systems, for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 – February 25. The announcement was made today by Timothy Canary, Vice President of Engineering, NBC Sports Group, and Jeffrey Stroessner, Head of Sales, Lawo.
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide infrastructure solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 – February 25. The announcement was made today by Terry Adams, vice president, IBC Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Kyle Luther, vice president of sales, Western U.S., Grass Valley.