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Four cars and three motorcycles were the live mobile camera platforms displayed on the multiviewer

Live NYC Marathon TV Production Goes All IP and Bonded CellularJanuary 3rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.

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Left: Test camera at NRG Stadium. Right: PXW-Z450, equipped with prototype transmitter and Xperia 5G mmWave device.

5G Sports Production Passes First TestDecember 19th 2019 - 12:05 PM

NBC, Sony and Verizon begin to test how 5G technology will change sports production.

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Sony Virtual Production Service Launched at Red Bull EventJuly 24th 2018 - 01:50 PM

Although OTT delivery has created a mature market for on-demand scripted shows that leverages the public internet for distribution, the ever increasing and IP-enabled bandwidth available that uses public wireless networks and the public cloud, is opening a new market for live events.With their global reach, the OTTs have the budget to create polished shows, localised for global distribution. However, there is a huge, largely untapped market for minority events that could potentially use social media for distribution, as long as the production costs can be constrained. This is not the world of double-expando mobile units, but a director with a handful of camera operators. An announcement from Sony would seem to address this very market. The company has announced an on-demand cloud production service that provides a complete toolset for multi-platform content creation and delivery. Sony Virtual Production was used to cover Red Bull’s Alpenbrevet motorcycle race in Switzerland. Using only a number of camcorders and a single laptop to access the Virtual Switcher UI, Red Bull could stream the event live direct to social media.

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be played in Russia and include teams from 32 nations.

Fox Sports Posts the 2018 FIFA World Cup from L. A.June 6th 2018 - 12:05 PM

It’s estimated that well over three billion people will watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup Championship on TV this year, with one billion predicted for the final match alone. FOX Sports, the sole English language broadcaster, wants to get this job done right-but also on budget.

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