Six flypacks, 85 crew and 75km cable travel to Kazakhstan in January 2011

Date: 27/01/2011
International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS), the host broadcaster of the 7th Asian Winter Games, has appointed NEP Visions to supply a broad range of outside broadcast equipment and technical crew for the event, to be held in Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan from 30 January – 6 February 2011.
 
NEP Visions will provide individually designed flypack OB systems for each of the six venues in Almaty, which will host events including alpine skiing, the biathlon, cross country skiing, ski jump and ice hockey. Housed either in existing buildings or purpose-built temporary accommodation, the extensive equipment tally includes over 100 camera channels with a mixture of Sony and Philips HD cameras, 56 large lenses and 28 EVS servers. All feeds will route back to the IGBS Media Centre in Astana, which will then provide host broadcast services to broadcasters worldwide.
 
The NEP Visions team will also be laying in excess of 75km of fibre and Triax camera cable, in order to cover the ski event routes with multiple cameras.
 
Dougie Fletcher, Flypack and Contract Manager, Visions, said, “We’ll be laying a staggering 70km for the alpine skiing and the cross country events alone. Considering the terrain, the expected temperatures of -20C and the lengths involved, this will be a remarkable feat of engineering.”
A total of 85 technical crew from NEP Visions will be travelling to Almaty from early January to set up and support the OB equipment throughout the Games. The equipment will also be used to cover the closing ceremony from the ice hockey arena.
 
Visions’ flypacks have been used at many prestigious events including the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, the 2008 Olympics in Beijing (opening ceremony, athletics and gymnastics) and the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.
 

www.visions-ob.com



Tags: igbs | visions | outside broadcast | ob
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