Riedel Powers Communications for Emmy-winning Red Bull Air Race
For the second consecutive year, the Red Bull Air Race earned a Sports Emmy Award in the Outstanding Technical Team Remote category. Utilizing its MediorNet technology, Riedel Communications is responsible for all on-site communications and signal distribution for the event, which is broadcast in U.S. on Fox Sports Network, as well as the wireless onboard HD cameras at the Red Bull Air Race.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Science presented the awards on April 26 in New York. The Outstanding Technical Team Remote category recognizes the technical portion of sports programs in remote venues. The FSN program is produced by G.R.A.C.E Productions together with the Austrian-based production company West4Media as well as Riedel Communications, SiVision, and Sky Media.
For the seventh year in a row, Riedel Communications is serving as the official global supplier of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship. Riedel will provide the entire communications and signal distribution solutions, integrating both HD video and audio signals as well as wireless and wired digital intercom systems. Additionally, Riedel will supply the HD cameras and RF links for the race planes’ onboard cameras enabling stunning pictures to be delivered from the pilots’ perspectives.