Eurovision Sport, the sports distribution arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) operating on behalf of members across the continent, has been expanding on its relationship with Haivision, the US provider of low latency streaming and video encoding technology.
Live TV production demonstrated that an all IP and bonded cellular infrastructure can provide reliable world-class coverage at a world-class event.
Since opening in 2016, the Golden 1 stadium, which is home to the Sacramento Kings NBA team, has been considered one of the most technologically advanced event venues in the U.S.
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.
Although it was played in a domed stadium, perhaps the biggest challenge for the 400-person strong NBC Sports Group crew in covering Super Bowl LII on February 4 was Minneapolis’ single-digit weather and record snowfall outside. To counter this, NBC Sports built a heated giant tent covering the entire NEP Broadcast truck compound outside the stadium.
Remote studio production and virtual playout centers continue to gain traction around the world as new efficiencies and cost savings have become clear. MySports, a new 4K (UHD) pay-TV sports channel based in Switzerland, now maintains two locations—in Erlenbach and Rossens—that share video, audio and intercom signals at every level to enable precise machine control from afar.