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Swedish national public broadcaster SVT has utilized EVS live production technology to successfully deliver two complex and ambitious remote productions for high-profile winter sports events: The Åre 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and the Östersund 2019 IBU World Championships Biathlon, which took place in February and March in the neighboring Swedish resorts. This presented host broadcaster SVT – one of the pioneers of remote productions – with an opportunity to remotely produce both events from its broadcast center in Stockholm, some 600 km away.
ChyronHego today announced that the NBA's Washington Wizards have used the company's Coach Paint telestration tool successfully throughout the 2018-19 season to enable the clear, concise communication of key coaching points to players during pregame video presentations. Specifically designed for coaches and athletes, the ChyronHego tool engages, illustrates, and informs with high-end telestration techniques similar to those used on professional sports broadcasts.
FIA World Rally Championship Expands Coverage Capabilities Using LiveU HEVC Technologies Across 10 Events in 2019
Following on from a very successful test of LiveU’s technology at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland in Germany last August, WRC Promoter GmbH, the company that’s responsible for all commercial aspects of the FIA World Rally Championship, has signed up to use LiveU’s technology across 10 rallies this year. LiveU has already helped bring enhanced coverage of Rallye Monte-Carlo and Rally Sweden to viewers in 2019, with another eight events also set to benefit. They include: Tour de Corse, Rally de Portugal, Rally Italia Sardegna, Rally Finland, ADAC Rallye Deutschland, Rally Turkey, Wales Rally GB and Rally RACC Catalunya – Rally de España.
Having devised its Vision Capture Project to move beyond established broadcast workflows and OB in 2017, the New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) recently called on solutions from German broadcast innovator Lawo to further revise and streamline its production model. Now operating four OBs instead of six, with three Mercedes Sprinter vans and a fixed site to cover metropolitan race events from a central control room, using Lawo’s Virtual Studio Manager (VSM) provides integrated control.
The Switch®, a global leader of managed, private cloud services that enhances live video productions anywhere in the world, has announced it will formally launch The Switch eSports™ at this year’s 2019 NAB Show (Booth SU3714). The Switch eSports™, which integrates eSports production, transmission and distribution from anywhere in the world, is the latest addition to The Switch’s managed, private cloud services for linear and streaming broadcasters around the globe. In addition to the launch of this innovative, new product suite, The Switch will sponsor the “Esports Experience,” the NAB Show’s first eSports pavilion located in the North Hall (N1921), which will highlight the technology behind eSports production, brand building initiatives and monetization strategies in what is the fastest growing segment of the entertainment industry.
The last few years have been good for Esports fans. The enterprise just can’t seem to stop growing and the last five years in particular has seen the online gaming world hit unprecedented heights. Viewership has tripled, prize pools are now in hundreds of millions and Esports is now receiving more media and broadcasting attention than ever.
When the puck dropped on the Champions Hockey League final last month, IMT Vislink and Movicom teamed up with Infront Sports & Media, the exclusive commercial and TV partner of the CHL, to provide a compact referee camera solution that gave ice-level points-of-view during the game between the Frölunda Indians and Red Bull Munich at the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Movicom Refcam system used for this event included a mini-camera, specially designed camera mount, IMTDragonfly wireless camera transmitter and the Vislink 2 input H.264 receiver with Fanbeam antennas to deliver solid coverage throughout the arena.
Betamobil again produces the Alpine Skiing World Cup events for ORF at all locations outside of Austria for for the 2018/2019 season. Two OB Vans: the HD6 and the HD7, were, are and will be on the road in 17 European race Locations including the World Cup Final in Soldeu / Andorra.
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE deployed TVU Nano Router and TVU Anywhere to contribute SDI video over wireless networks from the remote and difficult conditions of the Dakar Rally in Latin America live to the RTVE studio in Barcelona. The Dakar Rally is a renowned off-road rally endurance race that has been going on for more than 40 years.
Today, the Official Poster for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 was unveiled in Paris to coincide with International Women’s Day. The bespoke design of the Official Poster reflects the cultural creed of this tournament: ensuring a level playing field for women’s football and empowerment through football for girls, women and society in general.
With eSports being the current driving force in the entertainment and sports sector there is an ever-increasing demand for bigger spectacle and better viewer experience at eSports events, live on site, on TV or via streaming. From 22 February to 3 March the ESL One Dota 2 eSports tournament and Intel Extreme Masters stopped in Katowice, Poland. Around 18,000 visitors followed the battels live in the Spodek Arena and several million via Internet stream. The perfect stage for Robycam Germany’s cable camera system.
Blackmagic Design today announced that German Bundesliga football club, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, has overhauled its internal production and live broadcast capabilities with the implementation of an UltraHD 4K solution based around Blackmagic Design. A third place finish in last season’s Bundesliga secured the club an automatic, first-time qualification for the UEFA Champions League 2018-19. Prompted by this new journey, the production team at TSG wanted to overhaul its existing SD infrastructure, and improve its streaming platform, TSG.TV.
ORF on behalf of INFRONT has once again selected Euro Media Group as key technical supplier for the Nordic Ski World Championships in Seefeld. More than 130 HD cameras were deployed at the cross country tracks, the ski jumping disciplines in Innsbruck and Seefeld and the three TV compounds.
NAB2019 Show is introducing the “Esports Experience,” a new exhibit floor destination located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The interactive area features exhibits, a theater and educational programming that showcase the latest online gaming trends and content delivery technologies. The 2019 NAB Show will be held April 6-11, with exhibits April 8-11.
Emerging live streaming technology and platforms are opening up new avenues for collegiate sports to reach a wider audience, and in this respect, Princeton University is ahead of the game. The video production arm of its Athletics Department streams home games for more than 37 sports to students, alumni and international audiences via ESPN+, Stretch Internet and NBC Sports Philadelphia. Handling up to three separate destination feeds for more than 200 events a year, each with unique delivery requirements, is a heavy load to bear, but one that Princeton Assistant Director of Athletics for Multimedia and Broadcasting Cody Chrusciel and partner John Bullis manage seamlessly. The duo spent the last six months ramping up their production infrastructure ahead of the 2019/2020 season – building two new control rooms, a flypack and on-campus studio, with AJA gear powering routing, conversion, streaming and recording. An additional control room and studio are slated to come online in Fall 2019.