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CP Communications Leverages Complete IP and Bonded Cellular Networking Architecture for New York City Marathon Coverage
For the 25th year, CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for complex live event productions, managed end-to-end content acquisition for the TCS New York City Marathon. Now in its 49th year, the TCS New York City Marathon is the world’s largest marathon and the signature event of New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world’s premier community running organization. The race course begins in Staten Island and winds its way through Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx before finishing in Manhattan in Central Park.
The eyes of the global gaming community were focused on the spectacular final of Riot Games’ League of Legends World Championship in November as teams from far and wide battled to be crowned the 2019 winners.
The 7th CISM World Military Games was held in Wuhan, China from October 18th to 27th, 2019. It is the first comprehensive international military sports event hosted by China, and also the largest international sports event that held in China after the Beijing Olympic Games. More than 9,300 military athletes from 109 countries competed and enhanced friendship in Wuhan. Shanghai Media Tech (SMT) provided a strong technical guarantee for this event. During the Wuhan Military Games, President of the International Military Sports Council, Herve Piccirillo, Moreno, Director of OBS Engineering, Jimenez，Director of OBS Broadcasting System, visited the SMT team often and made an in-depth communication with SMT technical team members.
While the term eSports is increasingly perceived as being misleading, the competitive nature of most online games of various categories and the production requirements at live Esports events are very similar to the challenge typical sports venue productions encounter.
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, announced that Spanish public broadcaster RTVE chose TVU equipment to follow this year’s Rally of Morocco, which took place from the 3rd to the 9th of October. RTVE’s coverage was a unique blend of action captured at close range with a smartphone running TVU Anywhere and more static moments shot using a standard camera setup with TVU One.
Swedish broadcast facilities company Best Broadcast Hire (BBH) is using Panasonic solutions to broadcast some of the major eSports events around the world, including FIFA eSuperliga, the BLAST Pro Series across seven different countries and the recent StarLadder MAJOR tournament in Berlin.
EVS, the leading provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions, today announced that its AI-driven offside line technology has successfully completed FIFA’s Quality Programme for Virtual Offside Lines (VOL). The FIFA Quality Standard certification for VOL, highlights the accuracy and consistency of the EVS solution.
Riot Games uses Nevion Virtuoso with JPEG XS in remote production of League of Legends World Championship Final
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtualized media production solutions, announced today that Riot Games, the publisher of the most-played PC game in the world and the organization behind League of Legends Esports, used Nevion’s software-defined media node Virtuoso as part of its remote production of the recent League of Legends World Championship Final. In doing so, Riot Games became one of the very first organizations in the world to leverage the ground-breaking JPEG XS encoding technology.
Al Kamel Systems, recently demonstrated their Sports Timing and TV Graphics service, to the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) using TVU Networks TVU Remote Production System (RPS) for cost efficiency and sustainability in reducing CO2 emissions. The IMSA, North America’s premier sports car organization, is a subsidiary of NASCAR that organizes the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Michelin Pilot Challenge and more.
ES Broadcast technical director Jonathan Lyth outlines how his company designed, specified and built the backend video and audio infrastructure for the OGN Super Arena in California, discussing the challenges faced and sharing the lessons learnt along the way. It’s hard to overestimate the impact that eSports is having on the video games market. Indeed, the impact is being felt across the entertainment sector with the scale of competitive playing, the level of sponsorship and the associated prize money impossible to ignore.
What do veteran skateboarders and their fans have in common? No limits. At the skate park, athletes push the boundaries of what is physically possible all the time, performing gravity-defying tricks and making them look easy. Skateboarding fans are the same. They don’t want to tune into a live webcast that is anything less than cutting-edge, giving them the look and feel of being at the skate park following their favorite athletes. Thanks to the Matrox Monarch EDGE encoder’s ability to receive multiple HD feeds and composite them into a flawless quad-split stream, and B Live’s innovative user interface that allows for seamless switching between multiple camera views, fans of the Vans Showdown skateboarding competition got “star treatment” just like their favorite skaters.
Pixel Artworks, the award-winning specialists in light and pixel technology, today announced the company was behind the creation of the dynamic set and show experience for the recent first world tour of The International Swimming League (ISL), a new start up swimming competition that is changing the world of competitive swimming.
A forest of nearly 100 Astera Titan Tubes were used by lighting designer Nook Schoenfeld to create some high impact lighting effects during a sizzle-reel shoot to get player highlights for NHL ice hockey team Minnesota Wild, who are based in the Excel Center Arena, St Paul, Minneapolis. These are shown when the players’ names flash up onscreen before and during a game and are also used to highlight players on televised ads, interstitials and other promotions through a season. These clips are shot during a designated ‘media day’ about two weeks ahead of the season opening each season.
Elite badminton players from around the world congregate each year to compete in the Malaysia Open, an important stop on the circuit of tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). Fans unable to make it to Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil this year were kept apprised of the latest updates via high-quality YouTube live streams produced by Macking Domain. Over the course of the six-day tournament, more than 12 hours of match footage across four courts were streamed to the Malaysia Open YouTube channel. Macking Domain relied on a host of technology to deliver the action, including four AJA HELO H.264 recording and streaming devices.
The Live Demo Team has taken our show cars to the world’s highest pass at Khardung-La in the Himalayas and driven the lowest road, racing along the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. They’ve driven on snow, on ice and across baking desert hardpan, and we thought they had no more worlds to conquer – though that turned out to simply be a lack of imagination on our part. The Team needed a new challenge after three record breaking pit stops this season – and they found it at an altitude of nearly 33,000 feet on board an Ilyushin Il-76 MDK cosmonaut training plane.