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The team at Van Wagner Productions has been at the production helm of the NFL’s showcase weekend for more than three decades, running the in-game production and giving fans a memorable entertainment experience to complement the action on the field. The Super Bowl LV edition will be no different, although the global COVID pandemic has obviously changed the nature of the event. A reduced capacity of 24,000 fans will be watching the game inside the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, and 7,500 of these will be vaccinated health workers who have been given free tickets by the NFL as a thank you for their work throughout the pandemic. It is also a historical event as the Bucs will be the first team in the league’s history to play in a championship game at their home stadium.
To mark one year to go until the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has put athletes at the heart of this milestone by featuring their preparation and commitment to getting to the Games during these unprecedented times. Athletes narrate and feature in self-filmed content in a film released on this landmark date. They will also hold live chats and take over @Olympics social handles between 4 and 20 February, the period during which next years Games will take place.
First Playbook published outlining measures to deliver safe and successful Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
The series of Playbooks provide a framework of basic principles that each key stakeholder group will follow before they travel to Japan, when entering Japan, during their time at the Games and when leaving the Games. They will provide direction and set parameters that will enable people and organisations to advance their planning at this stage. A preview of the Playbook for athletes was already given in a call with the Global Network of Athletes’ Commissions on Monday.
World’s biggest esports event, League of Legends World Championship 2020, relies on Brompton LED processing
The World Championship (Worlds) is the crowning event of Riot Games’ League of Legends. Last year, like many other productions, the world’s most watched esports event migrated to the virtual realm and was broadcast live for over 240 hours using the most advanced and pioneering XR (Extended Reality) and MR (Mixed Reality) technologies, relying heavily on Brompton’s Tessera 4K SX40 LED processors to ensure perfect image reproduction on its LED video set.
Esports has grown from a niche pastime to a billion-dollar industry, drawing more attention from broadcasters, advertisers and fans and raising the stakes for the entire gaming experience. According to Hi-Rez Studios Lead Broadcast Engineer, Dylen Roberts, “Having the right communications system is a big part of that.” Hi-Rez, a leading Atlanta based game developer and esports event production company, is relying on Clear-Com®’s HelixNet® Digital Network Partyline, LQ® Series of IP Interfaces and the Agent-IC® Mobile App to facilitate efficient, higher-quality communications among its teams and technical crews.
Movicom an internationally renowned company for specialty camera development was contracted as a services provider for one of the most expected football tournaments – Sony PS5 Supercoppa Italiana 2021, taking place on January 20. Recent meeting was a rematch between Serie A winner Juventus and Coppa Italia winner Napoli played at Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore.
After four days of fierce competition, from January 21st to 24th, the 4AM team and the NV-XQF team will represent the PEL Game for Peace professional league compete with 14 other foreign teams for the title of the PMGC. Based on the requirements of epidemic prevention and control, the opening ceremony of PMGC will be held in Wuxi, and the team competition will be held in Dubai. SMT goes to the stadium to realize the first transnational remote production.
There was no shortage of drama spread across the 12 stages of the Dakar Rally 2021 as competitors battled mountainous sand dunes under the glare of the unforgiving desert sun. As always, the race was much more than the sum of its parts.
IPV, global leaders in enterprise video management, have announced that adidas Runtastic will use Curator to centrally control and publish their rapidly growing video archive of brand assets. With more than 170 million registered users worldwide, adidas Runtastic has digitized traditional fitness through social networking, gamification, and an industry-leading mobile fitness app. The digital fitness giant is the latest global brand to choose Curator with the aim of optimizing engagement with its users through video.
French legend Stéphane Peterhansel kept main rival Nasser Al-Attiyah in sight on Stage 12 in Saudi Arabia to wrap up a record 14th Dakar Rally victory on Friday - 30 years after his first one - as Russian Dmitry Sotnikov earned his maiden truck crown and Chilean Chaleco Lopez a second title.
British biker Sam Sunderland produced a superb ride on Thursday's Stage 11 to give himself a chance of victory on Friday's final 2021 Dakar Rally stage as Nasser Al-Attiyah reduced Stéphane Peterhansel's car lead and teenager Seth Quintero won another stage in Saudi Arabia.
DDSports Inc. (ShotTracker), a revolutionary sports technology that captures rich performance data via sensors and provides statistics and analytics with sub-second latency, today announced an $11M USD funding round led by Evertz Technologies Limited (“Evertz”) and Verizon Ventures. ShotTracker will use the funds to accelerate its deployment across NCAA Division I Power 6 Basketball Conferences, expand hiring, further key partnerships and enhance sensor capabilities and data capture for players, coaches, fans and broadcasters.
Nasser Al-Attiyah took a small chunk out of 13-time champion Stéphane Peterhansel’s now 17-minute lead in the final days of the Dakar Rally. And in the bike class Sam Sunderland continues to chase the leading duo.
Toby Price kept within touching distance of Dakar Rally glory after his makeshift repair – using cable ties to fix his back wheel – held on a marathon stage eight. And in the car class, Nasser Al-Attiyah took a fifth stage victory to close the gap on Stéphane Peterhansel.
Stéphane Peterhansel finished second on Sunday's marathon Stage Seven, despite an impact with a rock, to consolidate his 2021 Dakar Rally car lead as American rookie Seth Quintero went second in the Lightweight Vehicle category.