Content or footage that is created while engrossed in the action makes for fantastic and compelling viewing for live sports. Unfortunately, it can also bring fantastic costs! Bicycle races, marathons, sailing competitions and cross country skiing are just some of the sports that rely on live camera feeds from moving vehicles to provide compelling sports footage.
The Rugby Wold Cup (RWC) will broadcast 48 matches across 12 venues across Japan starting on the 20th September through to the 2nd November 2019. Hosted once every four years, running alternatively with the Women’s RWC in 2021, the Rugby World Cup is rugby's centerpiece global event. Held over the course of seven weeks, it is the third largest sports event in the world after the summer Olympics and the Football World Cup.
There will be broadcasting challenges to ensure high-quality live broadcasting, from far-reaching locations in quick succession, often in crowded or congested networks. Are you prepared?
Six major Japanese broadcasters, including Tokyo Broadcast System, TV Asahi, ABC Asahi, TV Tokyo and TV Record in Brazil successfully utilized the Smart-telecaster Zao H.265/HEVC encoder for live transmissions as part of their on-site operations during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Smart-telecaster Zao provided international broadcasters with robust transmission over 3G/4G mobile networks with exceptional transmission stability.
Are you set up for the Olympics in 2020?