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With an unrivalled 62-year history of elite competition, MotoGP is the world’s premier motorcycling championship, comprising a nine-month, 18-round season, in 13 different countries, spanning 4 continents. Dating back to 1949, it is the oldest motorsport World Championship in existence. Since 1992 the commercial rights and the production of the international TV signals are owned by Dorna Sports SL, with the FIM remaining as the sport sanctioning body.
On the other hand they have to be particularly stable and rigid as they are often used with very long lenses. The slightest trace of instability in a camera mount when used at the extreme end of an 80x or 100x lens will look like a major disruption.
No yacht race comes more extreme than the Volvo Ocean Race – encircling the globe over a course of 45,000 nautical miles, facing waves of over 40m and extremes temperature ranges from -5 to 40°C. The 22m length yachts cross 4 oceans in an event stopping at 12 ports as teams battle it out on racing legs lasting more than 20 days across a global course lasting 9 months. And for the crew, all of this with only a single change of clothing! It is perhaps no surprise that this extreme challenge should become a sporting event made for TV viewing.
Since BT Sport launched its Ultra HD service in August 2015, the broadcaster’s custom-built Ultra HD vehicle has been at the heart of its game-changing live productions. Designed and built in close collaboration with OB production partner Timeline Television, the truck – the first of its kind in Europe - has helped BT Sport deliver a range of live sporting events as an immersive cinematic experience to viewers across the UK, from Barclay’s Premiership football, Moto GP to more niche-interest sports such as international championship hockey and Speedway.
Euro 2016 proved the power of live TV, its capacity to bring people together and its emotional impact across generations. Broadcasters throughout Europe have reasons to be proud of the audience figures achieved during the championship. Live sports events such as the Euros are usually enjoyed on TV sets. However, TV is now available everywhere and on every screen, and more and more viewers can watch games on tablets, smartphones or computer screens – either live or on-demand. The fully audited global figures for the matches will not be known for some time, but broadcasters are already confident that the numbers for the France – Portugal final have surpassed the 299 million viewers worldwide who watched the Spain – Italy final in 2012.
The cyclists on the Tour de Suisse pick up the pace. More and more people are gathering on the side of the road. The participants seem tense. They go faster and faster. Soon there are just a few meters to go before the finish line. Now is not the time to show any weakness. Find whatever strength is left. The spectators cheer. Nerves are on edge. Just a few centimeters separate the cyclists. Who will emerge victorious? Cut.
Tour d’Azerbaijan is an international bicycle race that takes place annually in Azerbaijan and is part of the UCI Europe Tour. For a couple of years German System Integrator Broadcast Solutions has been supporting the local broadcaster with technology and manpower. The major production vehicles used were a Streamline OB Van and a DSNG, delivered to host broadcaster Baku Media Center plus additional production support.
The Tour de France is the most prestigious cycling event and one of the most famous sporting events in the world. The top cyclists from around the world compete in a grueling three week 3,500 km journey each July that takes competitors through the mountain chains of the Pyrenees and the Alps and on to the finish on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
It all started with a simple but intriguing idea on a layover at Moscow airport: What if you could get the whole world running? Everyone, worldwide, on the same day, at the same time. A race of epic proportions with just one lone runner left at the end. A world run. But could it be done? It could.
The Alpine World Championship in Åre has come to an end. Skiers, visitors and volunteers have lived and breathed the World Championships for weeks. The organization has done the same for years. Beyond all the races that have been raced, the medals that have been awarded, something else has taken place. Perhaps the thoughts have been thought before, maybe they have been awaken when being here. Thoughts of the real meaning of life, or rather, thoughts of what kind of life we want to live. Thoughts of where our children should grow up, of where our everyday lives should take place. Where life should be lived.
If you’re a football fan who never misses your team’s matches on television, it’s a safe bet that you’ve enjoyed some of the benefits of a digital sports tracking system. Driven by technologies that can track and collect data on the movement of players, officials, and the ball, these systems have been enriching sports broadcasts and team analysis for several years.