Nashville-based mobile production company TNDV recently helped Harley-Davidson celebrate its 115th anniversary over the 2018 Labor Day Weekend. The production crews provided live HD coverage of three motorcycle races around Milwaukee within an 18-hour window.
Grass Valley and production services company Gearhouse Broadcast recently joined forces to supply the technology and engineering expertise required to deliver Australia’s first 4K UHD live broadcast: six hours of content from the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for supercars—the country’s annual, premier touring car event—without commercial breaks.
Outside broadcast and facilities company NEP Group has bought uplink and communications provider SIS LIVE. The acquisition adds links and SNG (satellite newsgathering) vehicles to NEP’s existing fleet of OB trucks, support units and flyaway systems. The deal follows the announcement earlier this month that NEP had taken over slow motion and robotic camera specialist the Fletcher Group.
On Oct. 4th, Pittsburgh, Penn.-based NEP Group, a provider of outsourced production services, recently held a ribbon cutting on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh to open a new production facility called Pitt Studios that will support the production of the school’s college athletics telecasts.
At a time when broadcasters are being challenged to produce more localized content for multiple languages, remotely produced live events are gaining traction with sports producers around the world. NEP Media Solutions is making multi-language production cost-effective with its Remote Commentary system.
Corporate event specialist Sardis Events often works in production environments with dynamic lighting and background conditions that can be challenging for video cameras. When the company expanded its video equipment roster to support rapid business growth, they purchased three Hitachi Kokusai Z-HD5500 studio and field production cameras to provide the image quality they were seeking.