System integrator Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia has seen continued growth across its offices in Singapore, Myanmar, and Malaysia, as many new broadcast and production facilities have begun to sprout up throughout the region seeking system design and implementation services. Leveraging their increased activity, the company has changed its name to Elevate Broadcast to better reflect its highly specialized integration methods, products, and services.
Facing fierce competition, internal sales teams are being challenged like never before to reach the largest amount of potential customers. Manufacturers of multiple broadcast equipment product lines have historically looked to their channel partners—and more recently, unlimited access online resources—for help, but with so many different products and technologies now simultaneously emerging in the marketplace, those efforts have been expanded with new companywide initiatives and online direct-to-customer resources in some cases officially branded to better organize their efforts.
This year’s NFL Super Bowl telecast, to be broadcast live on the Fox Sports Network, will once again provide a proving ground for the latest remote audio and video technology, with a few new twists thrown in for an added “wow” factor. Interestingly, much of the big game will be shot in 4K and HD simultaneously, although Fox Sports will be broadcasting the main action live in 1080i HD resolution.
When a premiere TV broadcaster in Bangalore, India wanted to launch a new local channel, they sought the expertise of Bexel’s ESS (Engineered Systems and Solutions). For Bexel ESS, such a long-distance project was not an unusual request.
Remote production and services companies are getting more creative in how they implement equipment and systems to fit their clients unique needs. This could mean outfitting a full studio control room or reducing the necessary live production gear into a flypack that can be easily transported and set up in space-confined environments
France’s new Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium is using Riedel infrastructure systems for signal transport and communications to enhance the live sports and entertainment experience.