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The World’s Premier MTB Race Joins Forces with LiveU to Provide Highest Quality Live Coverage

The world’s most televised mountain biking race, The Absa Cape Epic, has teamed up with LiveU to provide live coverage of the 8-day mountain bike stage race in South Africa’s Western Cape. The Prologue and Grand Finale will be broadcast live on TV, with the Grand Finale being broadcast in more than 50 countries around the world. During the intermediate ...

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Variety of FOR-A Technologies Deployed for 4K Production of PyeongChang Winter Games

Tokyo, Japan, February 8, 2018 – Worldwide video and audio production industry leader FOR-A® announces that several of its 4K supported solutions are being used for production of the upcoming Winter Games, including video and routing switcher, multi viewer and video conversion technologies. Broadcasters in a number of countries, including the United States, Japan, and Korea, are using FOR-A solutions ...

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NBC Olympics selects Ericsson for its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 – February 25. The announcement was made today by Christopher Connolly, Sr. Director of Transmission Engineering and Operations and Angel Ruiz, Head of Media ...

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Magewell Devices Provide Flexible, Cross-Platform Capture for Stretch Internet

* USB Capture family of plug-and-play, external capture devices helps support-oriented streaming provider improve their clients’ production quality with outstanding ease of use February 7, 2018 — Nanjing, China: Stretch Internet is a full-service streaming platform provider that takes pride in the “freakishly good support” they deliver to their customers. Needing flexible, easy-to-use interface devices to reliably connect their clients’ ...

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FUJIFILM/FUJINON Announces On-Site Service & Support in South Korea for 2018 Winter Games

Wayne, N.J. – At next month’s Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will provide on-site technical service and support for FUJINON lenses. Engineers from Fujifilm’s American, European and Japanese branches, along with the company’s local Korean service representative, will be on hand starting February 1st to assist customers throughout the Winter Games. The events in ...

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Globecast increases live streaming successes with project wins across multiple sports

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is hailing the last year as one of streaming successes after it completed a range of projects, supplying a variety of services. These included: Ladies European Tour; The British GT Championship; Equestrian Endurance; and Star Sixes (football). The Ladies European Tour (LET) is Europe’s leading women’s professional golf tour and formed as the ...

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FOR-A’s New FVW-700 4K Telestrator Ships to its First Customers

Cypress, CA – FOR-A® announces that its recently introduced FVW-700 4K/HD telestrator has been delivered to its first customers. The full-featured telestrator enables users to annotate and draw on video using a touch-screen computer monitor or wirelessly connected tablet, and has been purchased by several customers, including Colorado’s Mobile TV Group (MTVG), Columbus, Ohio-based video production provider Lyon Video, and the ...

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Sony Camera and FUJINON Lens Pairing Capture End Zone Close UPS for Monday Night Football

Wayne, N.J. – Close-up cameras covering the goal line have moved from the nose-bleed seats to level with the main coverage ‘game’ cameras during ESPN’s Monday Night Football. ESPN, working with longtime partner Fletcher Sports, is using Sony HDC-4800 4K ultra-high frame rate cameras with FUJINON PL 20-120mm Cabrio lenses for goal-line close ups for each Monday night broadcast. Because ESPN’s ...

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WCPMedia Services Provides Cloud Management for FICTS Festivals

Milan-based sports broadcasting event includes festivals in 16 countries across five continents. LOS ANGELES —  For the fourth consecutive year, WCPMedia Services acted as official technical sponsor for Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festivals. WCPMedia’s cloud-based media management was used to ingest, store and share content submitted by sports broadcasters worldwide to 16 regional festivals and the four-day culminating ...

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SAM to Demonstrate Combined News and Sports Leadership at New York’s SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum

New York, 11 December 2017 — SAM (Snell Advanced Media) today announces that it will demonstrate leadership in sports and news video production and distribution through taking part in both SVG Summit and NewsTECH Forum events in New York, December 11-12. “Attending these two important events allows us to showcase how our combined leadership in both news and sports enables ...

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Interplay-sports Selects Magewell Capture Devices to Enable Real-Time, In-Game Video Analysis for Coaches and Teams

* Plug-and-play USB Capture series easily and reliably brings multiple camera feeds and other video sources into innovative live sports analysis software November 29, 2017 — Nanjing, China: Pioneering sports software developer Interplay-sports has selected the USB Capture series of external video ingest devices from Magewell to bring high-quality video feeds into Interplay’s innovative software for live, in-game analysis. The ...

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Team Talented Deploys LiveU for Live Streaming of IRONMAN Europe Competitions

IRONMAN competitions have grown to be incredibly popular over almost 40 years, despite the massive physical and mental challenges involved in competing. Team Talented, which has been closely involved with the organisers for many years, has recently turned to LiveU to significantly enhance and extend its coverage from European events. These include IRONMAN Klagenfurt-Austria, IRONMAN 70.3 Zell am See-Kaprun, IRONMAN ...

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Nashville Predators Integrate JVC GY-HM200SP Camcorder with Scorebot, XOS Digital System for Coaches Video Footage

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the NHL’s Nashville Predators are using a new JVC GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production camcorder to record video of home games for coaches. Designed for single-camera sports coverage, the GY-HM200SP produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without the use of an external CG ...

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Director Sheldon Candis Returns to His Roots for “Baltimore Boys”

Co-Directs ESPN documentary about the undefeated Dunbar Poets basketball team. LOS ANGELES—For director Sheldon Candis the story behind Baltimore Boys had a deep, personal resonance. The feature-length documentary, which Candis co-directed with Marquis Daisy for ESPN Films, profiles the Dunbar Poets, the greatest boys high school basketball team of all time. From 1981 to 1983, the team, which included future ...

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Sixty teams up with sports data specialists STATS to revolutionize data powered services to broadcasters worldwide

CHICAGO and BERGEN, Norway ― 5 September, 2017, Sixty, the interactive TV company, today announced that it has partnered with STATS, the world-leading sports data and intelligence company, to enable its broadcasting customers to leverage STATS’ sports data and analytics through Sixty’s interactive TV solution, Ease Live. The partnership will see Sixty’s on-screen clickable graphics technology combine with STATS’ comprehensive ...

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Opta Sports partners with Sixty to deliver enhanced data powered services to broadcasters worldwide

LONDON, UK and BERGEN, Norway ― 22 August, 2017, Sixty, today announced that it has partnered with world-leading live sports data company, Opta Sports, to enable its broadcasting customers to leverage Opta’s sports data analytics through Sixty’s interactive TV solution, Ease Live. The partnership will deliver engaging, interactive sports video broadcast experiences combining on-screen clickable graphics technology from Sixty with ...

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