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NEP Group is thrilled to announce that their Mediabank team, along with their partners at Discovery, are the proud winners of a 2018 IABM BaM Award™ in the project/collaboration category for their work to create the first ever cloud-based media asset management system for the Olympic Games. Mediabank’s media asset management solution facilitated live MCR, ingest, craft editing of highlights, automated clip generation, storage of content, distribution of live content and clips, a signal hub, an audio matrix and 24/7 monitoring and support for over 12,000 hours of Olympic content.
EVS, the leader in live production technology, is partnering with technology providers to introduce the Unified Stadium offering that will be demonstrated at the 2018 NAB Show. Unified Stadium gives sports teams and venue operators the ability to produce enriched video content and control its delivery to multiple screens on gameday. When done so in a straight-forward and effective way, venues can create the most engaging in-venue experiences for fans.
NEP Group, the leading worldwide outsourced technical production partner of premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, is exhibiting at this year’s NAB Show, weeks after successfully supporting multiple clients, including Discovery and its leading sports brand Eurosport, at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Starting April 9, NEP staff will be on hand in NAB Booth 3714 in the South Upper Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center to answer questions about its comprehensive set of broadcast, live event and media solutions used to cover over 100 medal events and 18 days of Olympic competition. Demonstrations of its media asset management tool, Mediabank, and NEP’s augmented reality (AR) capabilities will be available at the show.
Austrian production specialist, Mediahaus, has delivered live coverage of the inaugural European Snow Volleyball Championships with a Blackmagic Design multicam set up, including two URSA Broadcast cameras. Staged at the top of an Austrian ski resort, in a specially constructed snow stadium, the finals were broadcast live on channels including ORF and Eurosport. Mediahaus delivered an international feed, big screen coverage for spectators and livestream content from a portable OB set up, built around an ATEM Television Studio HD Pro.
HARMAN Professional Solutions, a global leader in audio, video, lighting and control systems, including networked AV, today announced Allied Esports is leveraging cutting-edge HARMAN Professional audio, lighting and control solutions at Esports Arena Las Vegas, which celebrated its grand-opening on March 22, 2018 at the Luxor Hotel and Casino. The new Esports Arena Las Vegas is a 30,000-square-foot multi-level arena with a competition stage, telescopic seating, daily gaming stations, VIP room, two bars, and state-of-the-art streaming and production studios. The facility also features an interactive area known as “The Dome” that includes retro games, and a front lobby equipped with gaming stations, a streaming booth and a virtual reality station.
CP Communications and Mobile Viewpoint just recently entered into an OEM partnership to provide Mobile Viewpoint bonded cellular and IP streaming solution in the Unites States. This past week the technology was put to test. CP deployed a 4k Agile Ultralink on their Smart Car as the lead vehicle. A Sony F55, provided by Inertia Unlimited, was used on the Smart Car as the lead vehicle. A 12G signal was sent to the 4k Agile Ultralink mounted in the car. That signal was received at CP Communications HD-21 mobile unit via a Mobile Viewpoint 4k1 playout server. The 4k video format was then down converted to a 720p signal for WABC Channel 7’s broadcast of the race.
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.