Video: FOX Sports Revolutionises Delivery of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

At IBC 2018, FOX Sports, Telestream and Aspera explained how they dealt with the masses of content generated at the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Find out how FOX Sports built their workflow to produce the games with teams in both LA and Sochi.

  • Reed Kaufman explains which teams remained in the US and who was at the onsite IBC (International Broadcast Centre) in Russia and the benefits of keeping some work in the US.
  • Auto-Generation of 29,000 video clips by Watson/Thuuz AI engine
  • International Connectivity Concerns
  • Ken Haren discusses how Telestream created an AVC-I workflow which functioned both on-premise and in the cloud recording 3000 live streams and managing 22,600 clips in Reach Engine.
  • And Mike Flathers details how Aspera linked the two countries with FASP Stream integrated directly into the Telestream infrastructure.

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Reed Kaufman,
Executive Director, Post Production at Fox Sports

Ken Haren,
Marketing Director,

Mike Flathers,
Aspera, an IBM Company


Webinar: How FOX Sports Revolutionised Sports Content Delivery at the World Cup with IBM Aspera & Telestream

Date: Tuesday 7th August 2018.
In this webinar, learn how FOX Sports teams up with IBM Aspera and Telestream to make remote live sports production of all edited content possible. In order to deliver 320 hours of original content and 1,100 hours of captured video from over 6,000 miles away, FOX Sports is using IBM Aspera FASPStream technology, integrated into Telestream’s Lightspeed Live and Vantage products.

Join the webinar to hear how this solution enhances tournament coverage while avoiding reliance on expensive, dedicated fiber or satellite connections.

Mike Flathers, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Aspera
Ken Haren, Marketing Director, Telestream

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Webinar: How to stream media from the edge without expensive satellite infastructure and dedicated fibre

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 8 am PT

In this webinar, learn how T-21 hardware devices, equipped with Aspera’s industry-leading high-speed transport, enable broadcasters and production companies to securely encode, decode, transcode, and then stream glitch-free broadcast-quality media from the edge, over commodity internet connections.

Featuring Kevin Ancelin, Founder and CEO of T-21 Technologies
Mike Flathers, CTO, Aspera, an IBM Company

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