Broadcast Services International Closes Out Busy 2010 with SVG Sponsorship
The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Broadcast Services International as a mobile/integrator sponsor. Broadcast Services International (BSI) specializes in offering full service technical production, consulting and engineering services for broadcasters in both television and radio worldwide. This includes project planning and management, contracting TV mobiles and facilities, equipment rental, design and build of broadcast operations, commentary support, signal delivery via fiber optics or satellite, on-site supervision and crewing.
BSI was established in 1987, servicing the North American broadcast industry and the international community including Europe, Asia and Australia.
BSI’s experience derives from being Host Broadcaster at World Cups, covering World Championships and 16 Olympic Games. Most recently, the company’s Fiber Engineers were contracted to install all alpine and cross-country venue cable for the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010. In addition to its work in Vancouver, BSI has worked on the a variety of high-profile events throughout 2010, including the NBA Finals, the NBA All-Star Game, the Masters, the Telus World Skins Game, and a variety of major figure skating events.
BSI works closely with the Local Organizing Committee and Host Broadcasters to not only produce an affordable world-class Host Broadcaster feed, but also to assist the Host with satisfying the contractual obligations it has with Rights Holding Broadcasters.
The partners of the BSI Group of companies have won a total of 9 Emmy Awards and been nominated for countless others. One of which is, The George Wensel Technical Achievement Emmy Award as “HD Innovators” in Sports Broadcasting.
BSI owns numerous companies that help it service nearly every aspect of the industry. Broadcast Systems and Equipment Inc is one of Canada’s leading suppliers of hardware and software to the Radio and Television Broadcast industry. RF Wireless Systems Inc. is Canada’s largest supplier of wireless intercom, microphones, IFB’s, and wireless cameras systems for broadcasting. SureConnect International Inc specializes in satellite and fiber 0ptic transmission services. Media Archive Systems Inc leverages state of the art systems to convert film and video information into a computer file format.