Like all good ideas, this one is not new. Known in the US as REMIs (REmote INtegrations) and in Europe as Remote Productions, producing live events without sending people there has long been seen as something to which most broadcasters have aspired. Whilst every broadcaster regards themselves as unique, Remote Productions is one are where they are most different meaning that a remote production solution for one can be almost the opposite of what another needs. This is why it’s taken so long for winners to be seen in this space.
Here, MotoGP rights holder Dorna Sports will talk about what they’ve done and why that works for them allowing us to understand their experience in deploying remote production and the experience and benefits derived.
With the world’s largest and most advanced fibre network that is strong and reliable, Tata Communications is best placed to deliver feeds with extremely low latency, super large capacity, stable and consistent to match broadcaster’s requirements of delivering better quality feeds, with faster turnaround at lower cost, offering the potential for higher productivity for live production, in terms of both OPEX and CAPEX.
Esports continues to be on the rise and is being picked up by ‘traditional’ broadcasters like ESPN. These broadcasters may well play a role in diversifying the sport beyond the predominantly young male audience which would benefit the sport and the viewer alike. Esports has also gained a place in the 2022 Asian Games alongside more usual sports like badminton, cycling and Judo.
Here on the site we featured, last year, this look behind the scenes in the transmission gallery at an esports event clearly showing that they are making TV just like anyone else. As we wrote at the time
“Esports is gaining more and more mindshare of broadcast-focused companies – and for good reason. As you watch event the setup, you’ll see why Presteigne sponsor the UK eSports awards. As you watch their gallery and spot familiarly-shaped equipment, you’ll see why the industry is increasingly taking note.” Check it out.
Here, some of the industry’s leading participants explain how esports is transforming live content and reaching new audiences as it crosses into the mainstream and catches the attention of the biggest media businesses.
In this webinar you’ll learn about:
• How esports is outgrowing traditional sports, reaching a global audience of 590 million by 2020, more than half of millennials
• The growing value of esports media rights and the opportunities for broadcasts and content platforms
• The esports ecosystem of teams, events, leagues, games publishers and platforms
• The role of live production technology to produce esports events for a huge international audience
Join IBC365 and Tata Communications to explore how organisations are using cloud playout to deploy a unified solution for both playout and distribution on a global basis, and why cloud is fast becoming the preferred option for many linear channel operators and broadcasters.
Cloud playout offers the potential for rapid channel launches, more efficient and resilient operations and a clear commercial model enabling linear channels to be more successful and profitable.
In this Webinar:
Explore cloud success stories, like Woohoo TV, Latin America’s first dedicated channel for sports, music and youth culture. It expanded rapidly into new markets in the U.S. without needing capital investment by deploying Tata Communications’ Cloud Master Control and Video Connect solutions.
Learn how Cloud Master Control delivers a future-ready virtualised IP environment powered by industry-leading technology vendors, enabling channel operators to scale rapidly from a single channel to a large-scale multi-channel operation, with complete flexibility and reliability.
Understand the business, technology and operational benefits and the crucial questions to ask before moving your channel playout operation to a cloud playout provider.
Webinar: 25 Jan 2018, 13:00 GMT
This IBC365 webinar explores how broadcasters and production companies are overcoming technical and operational challenges benefit from remote production and how it is changing the way sports broadcasters operate.
Tata Comms CTO Jeremy Dijardin explains how remote production helps broadcasters economically generate a high volume of sports content, improving productivity and efficiency by leveraging telecoms infrastructure.
Dhaval Ponda from Tata Comms and Jos Liemer from VISTA Worldlink discuss how broadcasters can now go about producing feeds remotely at a central location only a handful of camera crew have to travel while the technical director, commentator and other key crew members can finalise production at a central location avoiding 30-40 people traveling to each location with kit to produce the programme.
Jeremy Dujardin, CTO, Media Services, Tata Communications
Dhaval Ponda, Global Sales Head, Media Services, Tata Communications
Josh Liemer, VP Creative Services, VISTA Worldlink