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UHD/HDR trials at European Championships

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will be leading trials with five EBU Members and 19 industry partners of production workflows to shoot, process, record, and distribute live Ultra High Definition (UHD) content, with High Frame Rates (HFR), High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Next Generation Audio (NGA), at the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin. The event is part of the multi-sport European Championships taking place in Glasgow and Berlin (2nd-12th August). [Read more]


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Visual Radio live streams from Wimbledon

Delivered through Grabyo, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), hosts of The Championships, has streamed live audio coverage of matches to social media for the first time, registering almost 750,000 views and generating direct engagement with just under 60,000 fans. [Read more]



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LiveU provides coverage of Ballito Pro International Surf Event

Ballito Pro and its production team White Hot Media have partnered with LiveU to provide dynamic live coverage of the professional surfing event taking place annually on the KwaDukuza coast in South Africa. [Read more]


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PGA TOUR starts Artificial Intelligence Platform

Following successful technology launches over the last three years in augmented reality and virtual reality, the PGA TOUR has unveiled Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms to enhance broadcast and digital storytelling. Among the TOUR’s primary areas of focus in AI are a Microsoft-developed Content Relevancy Engine (CRE), a smart video clipping tool and an automated story creator that all utilize data captured by ShotLink powered by CDW. [Read more]



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PGA TOUR live on Facebook

The PGA TOUR has announced an agreement with Facebook to distribute exclusive Saturday and Sunday live competition coverage, on a free basis, from eight tournaments leading into the FedExCup Playoffs for the 2017-18 season. Airing on Facebook Watch in the United States, the coverage will be produced under the PGA TOUR LIVE brand and, similar to the TOUR’s subscription OTT service, will follow two featured groups that tee off in the morning of the third and final rounds. [Read more]


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360-Degree VR Livestream of 2018 Congressional Cup

Sailing fans all over the world viewed last month’s 2018 Congressional Cup regatta as it has never been seen before, courtesy of a partnership between the Long Beach Yacht Club’s (LBYC) media team and several technology firms, including TVU Networks, Samsung Electronics America, Telstra Broadcast Services, BOXX.TV, broadcast integration and project manager Suitelife Systems and wireless innovation house Ocon Solutions Company (OSC). [Read more]



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AJA KUMO powers Off-Road Racing Production

AJA’s KUMO 6464 for SDI signal routing was used for the production of this years off-road-races King of Hammers in the deserts of Johnson Valley, California. The race draws in more than 60,000 spectators and is broadcast live to audiences via the ULTRA4 racing website and Livestream.com, with highlights streamed to YouTube and Facebook Live. [Read more]


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UCI Commissaires use EVS Xeebra review systems

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world’s governing body for cycling, equipped a newly-built van designed specifically to support the commissaires on the UCI World Tour with two Xeebra multi-angle review systems from EVS. The UCI van was deployed for the first time during the fourth stage of the 2018 Giro d’Italia in Sicily. [Read more]