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Wimbledon Reflections: David Shield discusses IMG’s remote production innovation


This year’s Wimbledon Championships saw IMG Media further extend its array of broadcast services to the tournament by undertaking an experiment in remote production to expedite the access of footage by participating broadcasters. “Space is at a premium in the broadcast centre at Wimbledon, so we are definitely on the lookout to see if any […]

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Tour de France 2015: Euro Media Group trials new sensor technology from latest OB truck


Whilst its involvement as RF specialist for the Tour de France reaches back over more than three decades, Euro Media Group is constantly on the lookout for innovative new technology that it can add to its configuration for world cycling’s most prestigious event. Hence its recent evolution of a sophisticated sensor technology, known as SMACS […]

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From Utrecht to Champs Élysées: technical, logistical challenges on Tour de France


2015 has again seen Globecast contracted to bring one of the world’s great sporting spectacles to screens around the globe: the 2015 Tour de France. Globecast was contracted by both broadcasters and a corporate customer to cover the event including national, international and unilateral feeds. This involved eight HD SNG trucks, one mobile master control room, […]

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British Open Reflections: CTV adopts Cerebrum as golf coverage nerve centre


For the second year running, CTV was responsible for live mobile production services for both IMG Media/ESPN and The Golf Channel. To meet the demands for wider coverage, the team drew on lessons learnt in 2014 to improve the workflow and established Axon’s Cerebrum as the nerve centre for routing control for this year’s event. […]

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Trickbox TV herds Flockstars multi-cam HD shoot for Liberty Bell


Broadcast services provider Trickbox TV has provided an HD multi-camera flyaway facility for Flockstars, Liberty Bell’s new primetime knockout competition for ITV that sees a group of eight UK stars learning to herd sheep (and geese) and take part in sheepdog trials. The 8x30min show is scheduled for TX from Thursday 30 July. The competition was filmed […]

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