To support Polish broadcasters covering the World Games 2017, held in Wroclaw, Poland, system integrator LP Systems relied on Lawo IP technology and systems. The annual sporting event saw 3,500 athletes competing from 112 countries in events not included in the Olympic games.
In this age of environmental consciousness, many companies often claim to be “eco-friendly” and concerned about the future of our planet, but it winds up being marketing slogan and little more.
For Super Bowl fans, the big game action is over, but broadcast and production crews always want to know how the program feed was accomplished. To showcase the game and halftime production, we highlight the behind-the-scenes technology used to produce Super Bowl LII. A second article describes how one company merged the latest in DECT IP technology with wireless to create a flexible and highly reliable intercom communications system.
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.
Global production company Gearhouse Broadcast has deployed a Net Insight Remote production 2.0 IP video delivery platform at its Australian remote broadcast center in Melbourne.