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European League of Football readies cloud-powered remote production infrastructure for 2023 season in under three weeks with AWS
As European League of Football (ELF) continues to expand its footprint, onboarding several new teams in the last year, more fans want to tune into live matches via the official ELF homepage stream as well as popular European TV networks such as ProSieben, ran.de, More Than Sports TV and more. To accommodate an increasing volume of match broadcasts across networks, streamline production, and ensure a high-quality, low-latency viewer experience, ELF began looking to sustainably scale its production infrastructure with an assist from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together with ELF’s production and streaming partner Novel Media and AWS Partner LOGIC media solutions GmbH, AWS helped realize a cost-efficient, cloud-based remote production pipeline for the league in under three weeks, just before the start of the 2023 season in June. The collaboration marks the first of its kind for a pan-European sports league.
UK Production Company Over Exposed Deploys LiveU for Dynamic 5G Remote Production of Vitality London 10,000 Run
Long-time LiveU user and UK-based production company Over Exposed, turned to LiveU once again to create dynamic, viewer-engaging and highly cost-effective, 5G remote production coverage of the recent, iconic Vitality London 10K run. The run also integrated the British 10K Championships.
If you wanted to watch all 51 matches of the UEFA EURO 2020 on screen this summer, in Germany you had to turn to MagentaTV. All matches were offered there in UHD and Dolby 5.1. As the service provider, Plazamedia was responsible for the studio production. Bernhard Herrmann was there for our issue 9.2021 in the nerve-racking 2-2 between Germany and Hungary.
TVN MOBILE PRODUCTION has travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia, with around 65 people and mobile technology. On behalf of UEFA, the TV service provider from Hanover, Germany will produce the TV pictures of a total of seven matches of the European Football Championship UEFA EURO 2020/21. The first live broadcast for TVN will take place on June 12.
Estonian rental company Strikken supplied the lighting design and production design and equipment for the Power Stage Live TV podium, which welcomed the 2020 winners of Rally Estonia event – part of the World Rally Championship (WRC) – and was set up close to the final stage finish line, near Rally Estonia’s HQ in Tartu. They relied on the power and versatility of Robe moving lights including LEDWash 300s, LEDWash 800s and MMX Spots to deliver spectacular looking results. The luminaires were picked for their compact size, light weight, and brightness, and all rigged on the stage ground support structure together with some outrigged pipes facilitating the front positions.
The 2021 LPL Spring Season Finals kicked off in Wuhan. And the League of Legends lovers from all over the world will once again gather their eyes on this city of heroes. Ten playoff teams struggled for a championship spot.
Grass Valley’s GV AMPP Powers Cloud Production for Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment Online Esports Events
Grass Valley announces that Electronic Arts Competitive Gaming Entertainment (CGE), the company’s esports division, selected GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to enable fully distributed, remote production for its major competitive gaming events EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 and Apex Legends. The end-to-end cloud workflow allows EA to deliver broadcast quality storytelling to its global fanbase – with a production team working from their respective homes – regardless of where the live tournament is taking place. In an industry first, the workflow utilizes Grass Valley’s GV Korona switcher control panel connected over the public internet to a K-Frame production center engine running on GV AMPP. GV AMPP is part of the company’s GV Media Universe, a comprehensive ecosystem of connected solutions, services and marketplaces that make cloud-based media workflows a reality. The Grass Valley system will be used on an ongoing basis for the 2020-2021 FIFA World Cup qualifying tournaments.
With 100 Days to Go to the Opening Ceremony, there are still about 15 test events for the Olympic and Paralympic Games still to be held, mostly under the READY, STEADY, TOKYO banner. The test events act as dress rehearsals for all parts of the competition, from the running of the tournament to logistical and operational capabilities so that when the Games come around, everything proceeds smoothly.However, the status of test event in artistic swimming is still to be confirmed following their initial cancellation by aquatics international federation FINA. It was originally cancelled alongside the diving test event, a Diving World Cup event, before that was re-instated following discussions involving all parties.
Producing the Formula 1 for TV is, besides the production challenges as such, a logistical tour de force. Production equipment needs to travel around the world preceding the racing circus and must always be on-site and ready for use at the right time. To have an optimal and quickly operational solution at the race tracks, NEP Germany relies on a new container solution to transmit signals from the pit lane and for interviews alike. From this season onwards, broadcaster Servus TV acquired the rights to broadcast Formula 1, and NEP Germany is acting as a production service provider to the Austrian network. The new container solution is a mobile production studio, installed in an extendable air freight container that NEP developed together with Broadcast Solutions. Interacting with additional air freight containers that function as “set-up vehicles”, so to speak, they travel around the world during the Formula 1 season.
Considered the ‘pinnacle of yachting’, the America’s Cup is not only the oldest but also the most difficult sports trophy to win. The 2021 Cup, which took place in the Hauraki Gulf off the coast of Auckland, saw the defender Emirates Team New Zealand race against the challenger Luna Rossa PRADA Pirelli, winning by 7:3. Communications specialist Riedel was entrusted with the overarching technology concept for broadcast and race management for the host broadcast partner circle-o. To complement its hardware and software technologies, Riedel deployed custom-made Sennheiser microphones for the coverage of the prestigious sailing event, which saw the two innovative German companies collaborate closely on this extraordinary project.
Aniol Serrasolses travelled at nearly 100km/h down a high-speed snowy descent, scythed across the forest floor and ended with a world-first flip off a waterfall.
The Spanish kayaker pulled off the feat over a 25-kilometre descent on Chile’s Villarrica volcano. Here is all you need to know:
EVS, a leader in live technology for broadcast and new media productions, has been selected by the host broadcaster of a global multi-sports event taking place in Asia in 2022 to provide solutions for the centralized ingest, management and distribution of its media content. EVS will also be responsible for a comprehensive media server infrastructure that will give operatives instant access to thousands of hours of material. These tools will enable the production crews located at the various venues and within a central international broadcast center (IBC) the possibility to create an unprecedented amount of compelling content.
League of Legends’ World Championship 2020 Finals was staged at the new Pudong Football Stadium in Shanghai, China, a high-profile, hi-energy event notable for many things, which – in addition to being an eSports calendar highlight – included a spectacular production lighting design by Mat Stovall of LampedUp and his team who helped produce dazzling opening and closing ceremonies plus seat-edge atmospheric engineering, boosting the buzz, thrills and spills of the gaming action. Thirty-seven Robe RoboSpot systems were part of a large lighting rig for the event, specified by Mat and associate LD Trevor Stirlin Burk of Visual Noise Creative, and supplied by Christie Lites out of their UK and US bases … to the event’s main technical contractor, Creative Technology (CT) Shanghai.
The 2020 African Nations Championship also known as the Championnat d'Afrique des Nations or CHAN was held from January 16 to February 7, 2021. This sixth edition of the biennial football tournament was organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and hosted by Cameroon. Morocco may have successfully defended their title, but the Cameroon Football Federation wrote a new page in the video assistant referee playbook.
It’s regarded as a classic ‘Open Water’ race, stretching 2225-miles across the Pacific Ocean from the USA’s west coast to the finish in front of the iconic ‘Diamond Head’ volcano in Hawaii. It was first sailed in 1906 as an idea inspired a decade earlier by Hawaiian King David Kalakaua, and has been an attraction for all avid ocean racers and adventurers ever since.