LiberoVision 3D Sports Analysis Tools Enhance Live EURO 2012 Coverage by Broadcasters Worldwide

Date: 13/06/2012
LiberoVision 3D Sports Analysis Tools Enhance Live EURO 2012 Coverage by Broadcasters Worldwide

Right in time for the kick-off of one of the highest profile sport events in the world, the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship (EURO 2012), LiberoVision, a Vizrt company, launched version 5.0 of its flagship product, Libero Highlight. As over 100 million viewers worldwide watch 16 European nations vying for the title, various broadcasters around the globe are utilizing LiberoVisions 3D sport analysis software to break down the games key moments.

Among the prominent broadcast networks that are covering EURO 2012 with Libero Highlight: ZDF Germany, TV2 Denmark, TV2 Norway, Globosat Brazil, Medcom Panama, TSN Canada, and TVP Poland.  During their live coverage, these broadcasters and others will use Libero Highlight 5.0the latest version of LiberoVisions powerful 3D virtual replay system.

Sensational 3D replays

Libero Highlight provides realistic 3D virtual replays and advanced branded virtual graphics that help viewers understand pivotal game action and controversial plays.  Utilizing live camera signals and video clips captured by any video server system, Libero Highlights interactive toolbox lets sports commentators replay the action and apply 3D effects and telestration.

Initiated by a 3D camera flight, this exclusive image processing technology takes the viewers to vantage points that cameras never captured, such as a referee or linesmen view, on the goal line, or from a birds eye perspective. Libero Highlight 5.0, released June 1, 2012, adds the following features and capabilities:

§  Virtual run, which visualizes where and how one player may run in a given play while the remainder of the players are held in a freeze frame

§  Panorama Stitch, which brings all parts of a stadium together for a full, panoramic, 3D stadium virtual view

§  Vizrt export to design customized graphics and interactively playout clips via Sports Hub

§  3D Offside Blade for a clearer separation of offside players

§  Greyboard to highlight selected players in a vivid color on top of a greyed field

§  iPad control of the Libero Telestrator

§  Editable graphics playlist to quickly post process clips

§  Faster operation and enhanced annotation features

The new features are available not only for football but also for: American football, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, rugby, andhandball. The coming version,Highlight 5.1, will incorporate volleyball and beach volleyball.  Vizrt is already seeing enthusiasm from broadcasters that intend to use Libero Highlight for the upcoming Summer Olympics as well as other major sporting events.

For a demonstration of Libero Highlight, Version 5.0, please click on:

http://www.vizrt.com/news/article15360.ece

Flexible operation

The broadcasters using Libero Highlight for EURO 2012 coverage are all taking advantage of its flexibility. Some position it at the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Warsaw, while others are using it from the studio headquarters in their home countries using live camera feeds backhauled from the EURO 2012 stadiums.  Some commentators operate it interactively from its intuitive user interface; others control it via an Apple iPad using Viz Anchor, other Vizrt control software, or LiberoVisions iPad Telestrator with dynamic on-set display on touchscreen monitors and videowalls.

For example, German broadcaster ZDF is operating the Libero Highlight 5.0 from IBC in Warsaw, Poland. Analysis clips are be transferred back to their open-air public viewing studio on the Usedom Island in Germany.  ZDF is using the Vizrt Sports Hub in Usedom to ensure tight integration with the Vizrt live graphics workflow at its network facility. The anchors playout and telestrate the highlight clips from the games interactively using a touchscreen and an iPad, both running on Sports Hub.   TV2 in Norway is using Sports Hub and Highlight 5.0 from its Norwegian studio.  TV2 in Denmark is utilizing Highlight 5.0 from its EURO studio on a houseboat in Copenhagen. Sports commentators there control Highlight 5.0 using an iPad to enhance live game analysis.

Winning viewers for televised sports

Highlight 5.0 was highly anticipated by broadcasters producing live coverage of EURO 2012, said Petter Ole Jakobsen, chief technical officer for Vizrt.  In covering such a popular event, broadcasters know they must employ state-of-the-art tools and techniques to ensure a visually dynamic production. Whats remarkable is how each of these EURO 2012 broadcasters will be using the same product in such different ways. This is a testament to Highlight 5.0s versatility, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.

Stephan Wrmlin Stadler, LiberoVisions CEO added: Libero Highlight 5.0 reflects once again LiberoVisions innovative spirit. Broadcasters are keen to air novelties like the Virtual Run, Panorama Stitch, and utilizing the Sports Hub during this summers sports blockbusters.



Tags: LiberoVision | Vizrt | sports | sports analysis | sports production | EURO | 3D | 3D sports | soccer
Submitted by Nicole Crane (Pipeline Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • 3D Storm, Newtek partners for 20yrs, shares the latest from the VIZRT acquisition at IBC2019

    3D Storm, Newtek partners for 20yrs, shares the latest from the VIZRT acquisition at IBC2019

  • VIZRT at BVE 2012

    VIZRT at BVE 2012

  • EGRIPMENT with VIZRT at NAB 2015

    EGRIPMENT with VIZRT at NAB 2015

  • Streamstar Sports Live production solutions. All the tools for complete production at IBC2019

    Streamstar Sports Live production solutions. All the tools for complete production at IBC2019

  • E-Sports streaming with Intinor. ESL now using Intinor for the linear ESLGaming at IBC2019

    E-Sports streaming with Intinor. ESL now using Intinor for the linear ESLGaming at IBC2019

  • Live Sports Broadcast Commentator from Glensound at NAB 2017

    Live Sports Broadcast Commentator from Glensound at NAB 2017

  • DALET SportsPack at NAB 2015

    DALET SportsPack at NAB 2015

  • LiveMedia Server and Live Xpert from 3D Storm at NAB 2017

    LiveMedia Server and Live Xpert from 3D Storm at NAB 2017

  • Glensound Comedia at ISE 2020

    Glensound Comedia at ISE 2020

  • Dejero at IBC 2016

    Dejero at IBC 2016

  • Dalet at NAB 2014

    Dalet at NAB 2014

  • NewTek TriCaster at BVE 2014

    NewTek TriCaster at BVE 2014

  • Glensound on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Glensound on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Primestream on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Primestream on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Stream UK on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Stream UK on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Polecam talk high speed on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Polecam talk high speed on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Dalet at IBC 2013

    Dalet at IBC 2013

  • i-Movix Slow Motion and D-Flicker at IBC 2013

    i-Movix Slow Motion and D-Flicker at IBC 2013

  • ChyronHego Paint at IBC 2013

    ChyronHego Paint at IBC 2013

  • Gearhouse Broadcast on Tour May 2013

    Gearhouse Broadcast on Tour May 2013

  • Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

    Quantel Enterprise sQ at NAB 2013

  • TSL Products at BVE 2013

    TSL Products at BVE 2013

  • Sonifex at NAB 2012

    Sonifex at NAB 2012

  • Glensound at NAB 2012

    Glensound at NAB 2012

  • The Vision Charity at BVE North 2011

    The Vision Charity at BVE North 2011

  • ADDER Technology AdderLink Infinity range shown at ISE 2020

    ADDER Technology AdderLink Infinity range shown at ISE 2020

  • 3D Storm show the new NDI to HDMI decoder at NAB 2019

    3D Storm show the new NDI to HDMI decoder at NAB 2019

  • 3D Storm presents LiveXpert and NewTek products at IBC 2018

    3D Storm presents LiveXpert and NewTek products at IBC 2018

  • 3D Storm discuss IP and NDI for Live Media Server and Live CG Broadcast at NAB 2018

    3D Storm discuss IP and NDI for Live Media Server and Live CG Broadcast at NAB 2018

  • LiveCG Broadcast and LiveMedia Server from 3D Storm at BVE 2018

    LiveCG Broadcast and LiveMedia Server from 3D Storm at BVE 2018

  • NDI and Newtek Products from 3D Storm at IBC 2017

    NDI and Newtek Products from 3D Storm at IBC 2017

  • 3D Storm with LiveXpert at BVE 2017

    3D Storm with LiveXpert at BVE 2017

  • 3D Storm at IBC 2016

    3D Storm at IBC 2016

  • 3D Storm at BVE 2016

    3D Storm at BVE 2016

  • 3D Storm at IBC 2015

    3D Storm at IBC 2015

  • Brainstorm Multimedia: Aston3D at NAB 2013

    Brainstorm Multimedia: Aston3D at NAB 2013

  • Brainstorm Multimedia at IBC 2015

    Brainstorm Multimedia at IBC 2015

  • BRAINSTORM VIRTUAL SETS at NAB 2015

    BRAINSTORM VIRTUAL SETS at NAB 2015

  • Brainstorm Multimedia at BVE 2015

    Brainstorm Multimedia at BVE 2015

  • Brainstorm on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Brainstorm on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Brainstorm with Aston demonstration at IBC 2013

    Brainstorm with Aston demonstration at IBC 2013

  • Brainstorm at IBC 2013

    Brainstorm at IBC 2013

  • Featured Clip: Geoff Boyle comments on NAB 2012

    Featured Clip: Geoff Boyle comments on NAB 2012

  • Brainstorm at NAB 2012

    Brainstorm at NAB 2012

  • Newtek at BVE 2012

    Newtek at BVE 2012

  • Sony at ProVideo2011

    Sony at ProVideo2011

  • Sisvel Technology at IBC2011

    Sisvel Technology at IBC2011

  • Sensio at IBC2011

    Sensio at IBC2011

  • Panasonic at IBC2011

    Panasonic at IBC2011

  • Doremi at IBC2011

    Doremi at IBC2011

  • Matrox at IBC2011

    Matrox at IBC2011

  • Blackmagic at IBC2011

    Blackmagic at IBC2011

  • SGO at IBC2011

    SGO at IBC2011

  • Marshall Electronics at IBC2011

    Marshall Electronics at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • Working remotely with AoIP Dante® network audio

    Working remotely with AoIP Dante® network audio


Related Articles
  • How Holokid broke barriers for Holographic Technology over 5G

    How Holokid broke barriers for Holographic Technology over 5G

  • How Providers Can Win Man of the Match With Live Sports OTT

    How Providers Can Win Man of the Match With Live Sports OTT

  • Industry Ready Broadcasting Students

    Industry Ready Broadcasting Students

  • Digital Video Tech Innovation  - The Game Changer for Live Sports

    Digital Video Tech Innovation - The Game Changer for Live Sports

  • Flexible Connectivity Hits Europe

    Flexible Connectivity Hits Europe

  • The brave new world of software based  production

    The brave new world of software based production

  • Perimeter LED screens management

    Perimeter LED screens management

  • League of Legends European Masters

    League of Legends European Masters

  • Immersive Audio

    Immersive Audio

  • Live sports and event production

    Live sports and event production

  • Audio at 750mph

    Audio at 750mph

  • Motor Sports - Some Like it Hot

    Motor Sports - Some Like it Hot

  • Radio cameras bring a live broadcast to life

    Radio cameras bring a live broadcast to life

  • The world is not flat

    The world is not flat

  • Bridging the Gap between Broadcast and Online

    Bridging the Gap between Broadcast and Online

  • VR and 3D Audio - Ask The Experts

    VR and 3D Audio - Ask The Experts

  • In out in out shake it all about

    In out in out shake it all about

  • Juggling with Broadcast Graphics

    Juggling with Broadcast Graphics

  • Making remote production over IP a reality

    Making remote production over IP a reality

  • Creating native looks in alien worlds: the making of The Martian

    Creating native looks in alien worlds: the making of The Martian

  • Authoring and Monitoring for the emerging 3D immersive Broadcast Audio formats

    Authoring and Monitoring for the emerging 3D immersive Broadcast Audio formats

  • Sky takes sports to the limit

    Sky takes sports to the limit

  • Eye to Eye: Video Post-production

    Eye to Eye: Video Post-production

  • Heavy duty LCD Transportation

    Heavy duty LCD Transportation

  • All I want for Christmas...

    All I want for Christmas...

  • Covering the Winter Games for Broadcast

    Covering the Winter Games for Broadcast

  • Bob Pank looks at the size of 4k

    Bob Pank looks at the size of 4k

  • Live and behind the scenes with lEquipe

    Live and behind the scenes with lEquipe

  • MTV3 uses sports-specific framework to build interactive ice hockey portal

    MTV3 uses sports-specific framework to build interactive ice hockey portal

  • Embracing the 4K future with next generation encoding technologies

    Embracing the 4K future with next generation encoding technologies

  • Sportsnet stays ahead of the game with Quantel

    Sportsnet stays ahead of the game with Quantel

  • High speed camera system technology

    High speed camera system technology

  • Evolutions in the media cloud with Bob Pank

    Evolutions in the media cloud with Bob Pank

  • Solving more than just compliance challenges

    Solving more than just compliance challenges

  • Televising Swan Lake in live 3D from St Petersburg

    Televising Swan Lake in live 3D from St Petersburg

  • Multiviewers come along for the ride with Matrox

    Multiviewers come along for the ride with Matrox

  • Sky Sports News SNG coverage

    Sky Sports News SNG coverage

  • An unexpected debate

    An unexpected debate

  • Professional Video Editing Just Got Better

    Professional Video Editing Just Got Better

  • Meeting standards in 3D

    Meeting standards in 3D

  • 3D for Cinema, ProAV and Events

    3D for Cinema, ProAV and Events

  • 3D filmmaking

    3D filmmaking

  • The Future of 3D

    The Future of 3D

  • Character generation today means real-time 3D graphics

    Character generation today means real-time 3D graphics

  • Ask the Experts - 3d with BSkyB

    Ask the Experts - 3d with BSkyB

  • Call of Duty Black Ops II: World Exclusive First Look Streamed Live from Gamescom

    Call of Duty Black Ops II: World Exclusive First Look Streamed Live from Gamescom

  • 3d Screens

    3d Screens

  • Wibbly Wobbly Waveforms

    Wibbly Wobbly Waveforms

  • Pointing out the right colours

    Pointing out the right colours

  • Will 2012 be remembered as the first year of complete digital sport?

    Will 2012 be remembered as the first year of complete digital sport?


News
Artels New Award-Winning SMART OG Brings Software-Defined Functionality to openGear Platform Posted: 03/12/2021
Artels New Award-Winning SMART OG Brings Software-Defined Functionality to openGear Platform

Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the release of the award-winning SMART Multimedia Delivery Platform in openGear® (SMART OG). A software-defined, four-channel, auto-sense SD-SDI/HD-SDI/3G/4K-over-IP multifunction gateway, SMART OG is the first to bring the family of JPEG compression engines, including those specified in VSF TR-01, TR-07, and TR-08, onto the openGear platform. With SMART OG, users can deploy hardware once and easily change the gateway function via a software update.

Tags: SMPTE ST 2110 | SDI | Video | Multifunction Gateway | IP Migration | SMART OG Card
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
Riedel Continues Growth Path and Expands Leadership Structure Posted: 03/12/2021
Riedel Continues Growth Path and Expands Leadership Structure

As part of its global growth strategy, the Riedel Group announces a strong, expanded management structure comprising of experienced leaders from within. Starting January 1, 2022, the Wuppertal-based company will be organized in three main divisions: The "Product Division" and "Managed Technology" business units will have Rik Hoerée and Lutz Rathmann as their respective new CEOs, with Riedel Networks GmbH and its managing director and CEO, Michael Martens, forming the group's third division.

Tags: Company Growth | IP Networks | Intercoms
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
AIMS Announces Leadership for 2022 Term Michael Cronk to Step Down From the Board Posted: 03/12/2021
AIMS Announces Leadership for 2022 Term    Michael Cronk to Step Down From the Board

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced that all members of the AIMS Board of Directors were re-elected earlier this month to serve once again in 2022.

Tags: AIMS | Board of Directors
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
An Avant-Garde Line-Up For Maxon and rsquo;s December 3D Motion Design Show Posted: 03/12/2021
An Avant-Garde Line-Up For Maxon and rsquo;s December 3D and amp; Motion Design Show

Today, Maxon announced its line-up of speakers for the December 3D and Motion Design Show, the free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. Taking place on December 8th, the final show of the year will see presentations from a number of industry-leading VFX artists who will explore a range of topics from digital fashion and style, to trippy designs and environmental distortions. These artists will be demonstrating their own workflow best practices and sharing their top tips to help users make the most out of the extensive suite of Maxon tools.

Tags: Maxon | 3DMotionDesignShow | Cinema4D | VFX | DigitalFashion
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
Franz Ferdinands Alex Kapranos upgrades studio with Canford Bantam Jackfield Posted: 03/12/2021
Franz Ferdinands Alex Kapranos upgrades studio with Canford Bantam Jackfield

Canford manufactured jackfields chosen for their superior build-quality and known reliability. "It's always better to get the good stuff in the first place" - Alex Kapranos, Franz Ferdinand

Tags: Canford | Jackfield | Franz Ferdinand | Alex Kapranos | Neutrik
Submitted by Canford
More from this author
NativeWaves EXP Redefines the Fan Engagement Experience for Mobile, In-Venue and Home Entertainment Posted: 03/12/2021
NativeWaves EXP Redefines the Fan Engagement Experience for Mobile, In-Venue and Home Entertainment

NativeWaves has announced the launch of NativeWaves EXP, a new offering that enhances today’s standard broadcast and streaming experience by giving audiences the chance to explore a wealth of additional content at their leisure in order to dive deeper into the action.

Tags: NativeWaves | NativeWaves EXP | Second Screen | Multi-Camera | Low Latency Streaming | IBC 2021
Submitted by White Noise Public Relations Ltd
More from this author
New Cineware for Unreal Plugin Now Available Posted: 02/12/2021
New Cineware for Unreal Plugin Now Available

Maxon, the developers of professional software solutions for motion designers and visual effects artists, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an update to the Cineware for Unreal plugin. This new plugin for Unreal Engine 4.27 features substantial workflow improvements like dynamic import of C4D content without pre-caching, and the ability to modify Cinema 4D content and attributes directly within the Unreal Editor.

Tags: Maxon | Cineware | Cinema4D | UnrealEngine | VFX
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
Sky Deutschland Upgrades to Next-Generation UHD Rohde and Schwarz VENICE and SpycerNode for Sport Production Posted: 02/12/2021
Sky Deutschland Upgrades to Next-Generation UHD Rohde and amp; Schwarz VENICE and SpycerNode for Sport Production

Rohde & Schwarz, a global leader in media technologies, has supplied the latest version of its R&S®VENICE media server and R&S®SpycerNode intelligent storage solution to Sky Deutschland. The German broadcaster will now benefit from a highly robust workflow, with full built-in redundancy and no single point of failure, for its coverage of premium sports content, such as the Bundesliga and Champions League. 

Tags: Rohde Schwarz | media | VENICE | SpycerNode | storage | broadcast | ingest | playout
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
iSIZE BitSave Wins 2021 VideoTech Innovation Award for Sustainability Posted: 02/12/2021
iSIZE BitSave Wins 2021 VideoTech Innovation Award for Sustainability

iSIZE today announces that it has won the 2021 Digital TV Europe (DTVE) VideoTech Innovation Award for Sustainability with its BitSave pre-processor for video.

Tags: streaming | iSIZE | BitSave | sustainability | preprocessor | environment | carbon footprint | video | encoding | VideoTech Innovation Awards | Sustainability award
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Dejero Launches EnGo 265 Mobile Transmitter to Provide Next-Level Reliability for Newsgathering and Live Broadcasts Posted: 02/12/2021
Dejero Launches EnGo 265 Mobile Transmitter to Provide Next-Level Reliability for Newsgathering and Live Broadcasts

Dejero is launching its new EnGo 265 mobile transmitter for news teams and live events broadcasters that need resilient connectivity to quickly go live from any location. Reliable, simple to use, and built tough for field use, EnGo 265 will replace the industry-renowned EnGo 260 and introduce new features targeting the broadcast and media market. The new model bolsters security and provides even lower latency than the EnGo 260 at just 0.5 seconds over bonded cellular connections. It also features a new ‘GateWay mode’ for wireless broadband internet connectivity and a modified backpack with a wired remote.

Tags: Dejero | EnGo 265 | mobile transmitter | reliability | newsgathering | live broadcasts | GateWay mode | wireless connectivity | resilient | any live location | bonded cellular connection | Smart Blending Technology | Yvonne Monterroso | MKM Marketing Communications
Submitted by MKM Marketing Communications
More from this author
Grass Valley and Broadcast Solutions Group Sign Multi Million Enterprise Pricing Agreement Posted: 02/12/2021
Grass Valley and Broadcast Solutions Group Sign Multi Million Enterprise Pricing Agreement

Grass Valley today announced it has signed an enterprise pricing deal worth US$31 million with leading outside broadcast (OB) truck manufacturing company and systems integrator, Broadcast Solutions Group.



Tags: grassvalley
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
MediaKind and Arqiva partner to break down the barriers to cloud migration with unique, fully-managed video service Posted: 02/12/2021
MediaKind and Arqiva partner to break down the barriers to cloud migration with unique, fully-managed video service


MediaKind and Arqiva today announce a pioneering partnership to introduce a media service proposition that will address the core challenges that broadcasters and operators face in migrating broadcast and streaming services to the cloud. The new strategic partnership will deliver a new and truly unique cloud-native, fully managed service for the aggregation, processing, and delivery of television services for any platform (broadcast and OTT) in any region, at any scale. 



Tags: mediakind | arqiva
Submitted by Platform
More from this author
Net Insight delivers JPEG XS to Nimbra media network customers Posted: 02/12/2021
Net Insight delivers JPEG XS to  Nimbra media network customers

Net Insight announces the launch of JPEG XS applications for the Nimbra 600 and Nimbra 1000. Based on industry partnership, the latest Nimbra software update fully leverages intoPIX’s cutting-edge video compression technology. Nimbra-accelerated JPEG XS is presently rolling out in support of major live events, mainly sports, where low latency and high quality are required.


Tags: net insight | nimba | jpeg xs
Submitted by Platform
More from this author
Clear-Com and University of Montevallo Team Give Students a Lesson in IP-Based Intercom Technology Posted: 02/12/2021
Clear-Com and University of Montevallo Team Give  Students a Lesson in IP-Based Intercom Technology

Clear-Com® is giving Mass Communications students at the University of Montevallo an education in the IP-based intercom technologies used in today’s professional production environments.

Tags: Clear-Com | Agent-IC® Mobile App | Station-IC™ Virtual Desktop Client | Eclipse® HX Digital Matrix System | Digital Wireless Intercom
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Streaming specialist 24i unveils its new unified product portfolio: 24i Mod Studio Posted: 02/12/2021
Streaming specialist 24i unveils its new unified product portfolio: 24i Mod Studio

24i, the video streaming specialist, today unveiled the latest version of its award-winning end-to-end streaming platform: 24i Mod Studio.

Tags: streaming
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>