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Canadian Premier League’s Island Games Final to reach 135m households in 65 territories around the world
Canada has secured distribution deals with a range of broadcasters around the world, bringing coverage of the Island Games Canadian Premier League 2020 Final between Forge FC and HFX Wanderers to close to 135 million television households in 65 territories. The global exposure is remarkable for a league in only its second season and is a testament to the superb quality of play on the pitch and the world-renowned production values of MEDIAPRO, which will have a crew of 25 professionals onsite at the tournament’s hub in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to cover the final with 11 cameras, including four super slo-mo cameras. Four broadcasters are airing all 35 games in the 2020 season, led by Fox Sports in the US, which will show a total of 18 matches (37.5 hours of live coverage) on its FS2 linear channel, with the remaining 17 on its dedicated soccer service Fox Soccer Plus (24.5 hours of live coverage). The first match aired on FS2, Pacific FC v York9, earned the highest audience of the day on the channel.
High-fidelity and reliable live stream workflows have proven critical to connecting remote audiences with global content, especially for live sporting events, which are increasingly taking place behind closed doors. To keep equestrian riders, owners and fans alike apprised of the latest developments in the sport, HorseShow.Video live streams a host of tournament, interview and live event content for Quarter and Paint Horses across Europe. Central to operations is AJA’s standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device, powering a streamlined and efficient workflow for live video delivery.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world’s governing body for the sport of hockey, and NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen video solutions, announced today the launch of “Watch.Hockey”, a ground-breaking fan engagement app that creates a new digital “home of hockey” to the millions of hockey fans, players and officials worldwide.
“Watch.Hockey” will be available starting September 17th, 2020, free of charge, on the App Store and on Google Play.
Samsung and Hollywood Park Partner in Comprehensive, Multi-Year Agreement Dedicated to Enhancing the Fan Experience
Samsung has been named the Official Mobile, TV and Display partner of Hollywood Park, a 298-acre sports and entertainment destination, inclusive of SoFi Stadium and a 6,000-seat performance venue. The videoboard has the largest LED content playback system ever deployed. With nearly 80 million pixels, each panel can be uniquely or congruently programmed with statistics, live and/or animated content.
NEP Group, the world’s leading technical production partner for premier producers of live productions and events, has introduced two new mobile production units with the latest IP innovations for the fall’s return of live sports and entertainment. NEP Supershooter 9 and NEP Supershooter 4 launched with advanced, fully IP-based technology and the latest creature comforts amid health and safety measures required to operate safely in today’s production environment. The mobile units are the fourth and fifth IP production units in NEP’s U.S. lineup, building upon the company’s rollouts of SMPTE ST 2110 EN3, M15 and Supershooter 8 since 2018.
The Austrian double Olympic champions Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher are currently completing a training camp at the border triangle known as the Three-Country Corner. Between Konstanz (GER), Romanshorn (SUI) and Bregenz (AUT), the five-person Red Bull Sailing Team is testing new foils on Lake Constance, maneuvering a racing boat that’s capable of achieving 40 knots.
International software development and creative firm Immersive Design Studios (IDS) recently worked with the League Championship Series (LCS), the third-most popular major professional sports league among 18 to 34-year-olds in the United States, to create a fully virtual studio for the 2020 Summer Split. IDS’s proprietary CANVAS software platform helped to reimagine the physical LCS Studios as a stunning and expansive 3D virtual world – the LCS DOME – to remotely live stream all matchups during the LCS Summer Split season and playoffs, amid the COVID-19 shutdown. Broadcasts can be viewed at watch.lolesports.com, Twitch, and YouTube.
On September 1, 2020, the 2019-20 Men's Volleyball Super League finals ended at the Qinhuangdao National Sports Training Center. The Shanghai Men's Volleyball Team defeated the Jiangsu Men's Volleyball Team with score of 2-0 and won the championship for the sixth consecutive year. This is also the 16th championship of the Shanghai Men's Volleyball Team. This season's men's volleyball league played the first round on January 19, and it came to an abrupt suspension because of the epidemic. It was not until August 20 that the game was rekindled at the Qinhuangdao National Sports Training Center. Drawing on the successful experience of the CBA and Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL), the men's volleyball league this season has also adopted a closed game system and an empty field for the needs of epidemic prevention and control.
TVN MOBILE PRODUCTION, on behalf of UEFA, produced the UEFA Europa League Finals 2020 at four venues in North Rhine-Westphalia and delivered the
extensive production to UEFA’s demanding standards under unique circumstances. The contract included delivering the complete television production in Düsseldorf, Gelsenkirchen, Duisburg and Cologne to UEFA including supplying the majority of the production & technical team, and other responsibilities such as power supply and media tribune services for unilateral productions. The final in Cologne was won by Sevilla FC against FC Internazionale Milano 3:2.
SMT Together With Tengjing Sports Provided Full Remote Production for LPL 9th Anniversary Carnival Ceremony
The 2020 "League of Legends" 9th Anniversary Carnival Ceremony was held from August 27th to August 30th at the Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena. After 5 rounds of fierce battle, the TES team defeated the JDG team, winning the league championship for the first time in team history. TES also successfully advanced to the 2020 League of Legends Global Finals (S10) which will be held in Shanghai from September to October as the top seed in the mainland China division. In the ensuing 2020 League of Legends Global Finals Qualifying Tournament, SN defeated LGD with a score of 3-0, and LGD, who lost in the first game, made a comeback and eliminated IG with a score of 3-1 to grab the last seat in the global finals. Nine years have passed, now LPL has become the highest-level League of Legends Pro League in China, and it is also the only channel for the mainland China division to the annual mid-season championship and global finals. According to LPL official data, in 2020, the total number of viewers of the LPL season exceeded 20 billion, and the number of viewers of event-related content exceeded 65 billion.
The 12th Anniversary Ceremony of CF has attracted the attention of countless fans and audiences. The opening ceremony "As passionate as the first time" is a tribute, on imagination, and a visual feast of passion collision between art and technology. The visual effects team behind all this comes from SMT Meridian Studio.
Broadcast Solutions Hungary Ensures Live-Feed at Blue Ribbon Round the Lake Balaton Race in Hungary With a Silvus MESH Radio Network
What was initially planned as a POC to show the capabilities of a MESH network providing internet connection to wireless cameras at the Blue Ribbon – Round the lake Balaton Race in Hungary, became the game-changer for Hungarian national broadcaster with its channel M4 Sport on-site to ensure stable signal connections for the live broadcast. Blue Ribbon, the longest inland regatta in the world, is an approximately 155km long sailing race around the lake with hundreds (600+) of different boats, and it has been held every year since 1934. Broadcast Solutions Hungary was on site to test and show national broadcaster the benefits of a MESH Network for live broadcasting during a POC. In the end they rescued the live broadcast providing internet connection to wireless cameras on boats and around the lake underpinning the superiority of MESH networks independent of existing infrastructure in live broadcasting during a real production.
MEDIAPRO Canada has sealed a distribution deal with StarTimes, the digital operator serving some 13 million pay-TV subscribers in 47 territories across sub-Saharan Africa, for coverage of the Canadian Premier League’s Island Games tournament currently taking place in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. StarTimes will broadcast seven first-round CPL games, the six playoff matches and the grand final on its ST Sports Life channel, which is available on the StarTimes satellite and terrestrial platforms across the region. Games will also be available on StarTimes ON, Africa’s leading streaming service, which is available to close to 20 million users across the continent.
MEDIAPRO Canada has sealed a distribution deal with 1SPORTS, the pay-TV sports in the Indian subcontinent, for coverage of the Canadian Premier League’s Island Games tournament currently taking place in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The channel will air every game from August 20th through to the finals in the coveted 10pm slot, allowing for primetime coverage of Canada’s top-tier professional men’s league across the region.
The Liga Mexicana del Pacífico (LMP), the Mexican Pacific League of baseball, has established a strategic alliance with SKY Mexico for the 2020-2021 season, with all games to be produced by the MEDIAPRO Group, using its state-of-the art technology. This new deal sets a precedent in Mexico, as the LMP becomes the first professional league in the country to boast standardized production at all its venues.