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NFTS Selects Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow for Sports Production Course Posted: 18/11/2016
Blackmagic Design has announced that its broadcast infrastructure products are being used by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) as part of a new diploma in Sports Production.

Replicating industry standard workflows, the NFTS has designed and implemented a solution featuring Blackmagics URSA Mini 4K PL, equipped with the Blackmagic URSA Mini B4 Mount, and ATEM live production hardware. The diploma is delivered in partnership with IMG, one of the worlds largest independent sports producers, and aims to equip students with the editorial skills required to produce state of the art sports and live events coverage as well as highlights content.

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Soliton and Wowza announce Partner Integration for Live Video Streaming Posted: 01/11/2016

Soliton Systems, the lead manufacturer mobile live-video contribution over H.265, and Wowza Media Systems¢, the recognized gold standard of cloud based video and audio streaming, have announced a joint integration of complementary technologies for live video capture and IP distribution.

Tags: 1080 HD acquisition and delivery | bonded cellular technology | cellular newsgathering products | H.265/HEVC Encoder integration | live sports | Live Video Contribution | live video production workflows | Media Service Providers | sports production
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Media Links EMEA to Introduce IP Solutions at SVG Sports Production Summit Posted: 15/07/2016

Media Links EMEA, has announced it will be introducing its leading, broadcast media and data IP transport solutions at the SVG Sports Production Summit, to be held on 10 September at the Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam.

Tags: Media Links | Sports Production | Remote Production over IP | IBC 2016 | IBC 2016
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Mac AV Produces Live Sports Coverage with Broadcast Pix Mica Integrated Production Switcher Posted: 08/07/2016

With a custom mobile production unit built around a Broadcast Pix¢ Mica 1000 integrated production switcher, Mac AV produces live coverage of several sports for the Gaelic Athletic Association that are specific to Ireland, such as Gaelic football, as well as other contests with an international following, including handball matches. A live production company based in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, Mac AV also produces training and promotional videos, documentaries, and live concerts for its other clients.

Tags: Broadcast Pix | integrated production | production switcher | sports production | mobile production | Mac AV
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PESA Provides Support in Rio at International Broadcast Center Posted: 07/07/2016

PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, will have customer service personnel assigned to the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro to support the setup and configuration of PESAs Cheetah 864XR digital video routing switcher for use during the Summer Games in Brazil.

Tags: PESA | Cheetah router | routing | Olympics | sports production | video distribution
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NEP The Netherlands and Soliton Systems partner up for new generation of H265 for mobile live transmission Posted: 23/03/2016

NEP The Netherlands, a leading media technology specialist and market leader in aerial based mobile video links, announces partnering up with Soliton Systems, an established Japanese manufacturer of real-time mobile encoding and live video streaming systems over 3G/4G networks. As a result of this partnership, NEP The Netherlands became the distributor of the Smart Telecaster ZAO solution: a new generation of H265 bonding technology to be introduced to the European market. ZAO is a system where video is transported via multiple mobile network providers. This results in low latency, high quality live pictures, without using aircrafts or other expensive relay platforms.  

Tags: HEVC | H265 | mobile encoder | mobile journalism | remote sports production | mobile video transmission | 4G mobile video transmission | mobile camera backpack | NEP | Soliton Systems
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NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary Highlights Cutting Edge Technologies for 4K, Sports and Live Production Environments Posted: 18/03/2016

At next months NAB Show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a wide range of 4K technology and key product integration solutions for every step of the video production workflow. The company will specifically focus on solutions ideal for sports, 4K and live productions, and in celebration of its 45th anniversary, will showcase a variety of solutions aligning with its show theme of FOR-A World of Possibilities in Booth C5117.

Tags: FOR-A | NAB | NAB 2016 | video switchers | video production | 4K | sports production
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LiveXpert Adopts NewTek NDI for IP Production Workflow Posted: 22/02/2016

3D Storm, distributor of LiveXpert solutions, announces the adoption of NewTeks open Network Device Interface (NDI¢) for DELTA-stat IP, FingerWorks and LiveCG Football. With NDI enabled, LiveXpert solutions will be recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled devices and systems connected to a standard Ethernet local area network, exponentially increasing the number of video sources available for live production.

Tags: LiveXpert | 3D Storm | NewTek developer network | TriCaster | Live production | sports production | BVE 2016 | BVE 2016
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Nevion solution boosts ESPNs sports coverage Posted: 04/02/2016

Nevion, award-winning provider of virtual media production infrastructure, has supplied its NX4600 H.264/AVC Media Gateway products to Coastal Media Group, for use in conjunction with ESPNs REMI (Remote Integration) workflow. Using REMI, ESPN projects to dramatically increase its remote sports production in the near future.

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TVU Networks to Provide Full Slate of Live Video Services During Super Bowl Week Posted: 06/01/2016

TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile IP newsgathering solutions, today announced that it is making available an extensive level of video uplink and distribution services for its customers and other professional broadcasters planning to transmit live from the Super Bowl host city of Santa Clara as well as in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Super Bowl 50 taking place on February 7 promises to be one of the most watched global events in 2016 with the golden anniversary of Super Bowl and the well-known and popular host location of the Bay Area. In addition to the on-site support TVU normally provides for major events, TVU will fully utilize its headquarters in Mountain View, CA just 10 minutes from Levis Stadium and near other planned Super Bowl event venues such as the Moscone Center, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and the SAP Center, TVU Networks is effectively positioned to provide on-location and on-demand service and support for its full line of IP based live video transmission solutions.

Tags: TVU | TVU Networks | live video | IP video | newsgathering | mobile IP | Super Bowl | football | sports production
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ISC Captures the Excitement of Marquee Thoroughbred Racing Events with Hitachi HD Cameras Posted: 16/11/2015

International Sound Corporation (ISC), a provider of high-quality products and services for the racing and sports industries since 1960, is deploying Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV cameras for superior-quality acquisition as race tracks across the country upgrade their video operations to high definition. The exceptional picture fidelity, performance and reliability of the Z-HD5000 cameras under demanding operational conditions were at the forefront during production for two of this years most prestigious racing events, the Preakness Stakes and the William Hill Haskell Invitational. 

Tags: hitachi | HD cameras | broadcast | production | video production | HDTV | sports | sports production | horse racing | mammoth park | american pharaoh | international sound corporation | preakness | cameras
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NFL Franchise Deploys TVUPack for Live IP Video Streaming Posted: 02/11/2015

TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced that the NFLs Carolina Panthers have partnered with TVU to deploy TVUPack wireless uplink backpack to provide HD video solutions for the Charlotte, North Carolina-based team. The Panthers deployed TVUPack to capture and transmit professional-quality video from post-game press conferences and interviews, as part their weekly Game Day wrap-up show. After careful evaluation of live mobile video solutions, the Panthers selected TVUPack because of the solutions ease-of-use, low latency and picture quality.

Tags: TVUPack | TVU Networks | TVU | uplink backpack | IP video | sports production | NFL | HD video | Carolina Panthers | football | video transmission
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Gearhouse Broadcast Boost Production Quality for Live Cricket Coverage with Hitachi HDTV Cameras Posted: 01/06/2015

Cricket is perhaps second only to soccer in popularity in the international sports world. This is especially true in the West Indies, where eight teams spanning 18 nations recently competed in the NAGICO Super50 2015 Regional Cricket Tournament. Gearhouse Broadcast, a global leader in TV broadcast solutions across mobile production, systems integration and equipment sales and rentals, supplied the onsite broadcast and production facilities in Trinidad for the two-week tournament relying exclusively on HD/SD broadcast cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric to raise the production quality across the acquisition chain.

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Roland Garros Installs Blackmagic Design MultiView 16 for French Open Posted: 26/05/2015
Blackmagic Design today announced that the F©d©ration Fran§aise de Tennis (FFT) video production team will monitor all of the action at this years French Open using eight Blackmagic MultiView 16s. The purpose built 3.2 meter by 1.3 meter video wall provides a complete preview of all the action as it happens at Le Stade Roland Garros, Paris international tennis venue. 
Tags: Live Production | Multiview 16 | Blackmagic Design | Sports Production
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3PLAY MINI: NOW ANYONE CAN CREATE NETWORK-STYLE SPORTS PRODUCTIONS FROM ANYWHERE Posted: 13/04/2015

NewTek today unveiled 3Play Minithe worlds only sports production suite you can carry anywhere. This lightweight portable device allows sports video producers to add professional quality instant replay, slow motion, sophisticated transition effects and a broad range of other integrated production capabilities to their shows without being constrained by space, location or cost. Unlike expensive replay systems and stacks of complex components, 3Play Mini is powerful enough to drive your entire show, or plug into a switcher or video board and turn any production into amazing fan experiences that help attract big audiences, advertisers and sponsors. Anyone using up to four off-the-shelf HDMI cameras can produce multiple angle slow motion instant replays, edit highlights, roll stored video packages, create effects and transitions, publish to social media and much more. Out of the box, operators can control 3Play Mini with almost any touchscreen wireless mobile device or use an optional 3Play control surface. No other live sports solution includes a complete suite of sports production tools in such a small, affordable package.

Tags: NewTek | NAB 2015 | 3Play Mini | instant replay | slow motion | affordable | portable | sports production | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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