For fans attending the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament, it has become more than just watching the matches. It’s become a festive atmosphere outside the tennis venues, complete with food and sponsor booths that offer varying types of entertainment.
Recent television coverage of the13th CrossFit Games involved the deployment of a fiber-optic network encircling the 20-acre Alliant Energy Center complex in Madison, Wisconsin to ensure bonded cellular network connectivity during the three-day (August 1-4) multi-discipline sports tournament.
Following a rash of 4K UHD products that hit the market two years ago, cameras with high dynamic range (HDR) capability also began to emerge as a less costly alternative to improving signal quality. Indeed, HDR had a strong showing at the 2017 CES, with different TV manufacturers pledging support for Dolby Vision (PQ) and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) systems in addition to the baseline HDR10 standard.
Looking to become a major player in mid-level live sports and entertainment production, production services company Live Media Group Holdings has acquired the assets of established production companies TNDV: Television, Harb Production Services and Coastal Media Group.
German systems integrator and studio system manufacturer Broadcast Solutions is showing its current studio and OB (Outside Broadcast) developments along with a snapshot of future products at Broadcast Asia Show 2019 in Singapore.
After more than a year’s worth of engineering, designing and struggling to find “not-yet-built” IP equipment, Mobile TV Group, a television production company based in Englewood, Colo., is now supporting its clients with a fully outfitted production truck whose infrastructure sends and receives audio and video as data packets, not SDI signals. The forward-looking truck was on display at this year’s NAB Show and it was a mobile production showplace to be seen.