Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Contributing Editor

Berlin Marathon 2019: Inside the 5G-Production Test With Infront, SCC, and Deutsche Telekom

Infront Productions used its host coverage of Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon (29 September) to test a 5G-connected-camera set-up using the public mobile network. Working with the event organiser SCC and the telecoms company Deutsche Telekom, the Infront trial consisted of two 5G-connected cameras that were positioned to cover two sections of the race: the half-way […]  More

IBC Esports Showcase: Behind the Scenes With ESL and NEP

Recognizing what is considered to be the ‘‘fastest-growing spectator sport in the world,” IBC 2019 included a live esports demonstration featuring the popular video game Counter-Strike. On the final day of the show, two professional teams, qualified from ESL’s network of National Championships across Europe, went head-to-head to give spectators online and at the RAI […]  More

Live From Cricket World Cup: Sky Sports Relies on Remote Production Approach

Sky Sports, the UK, and Ireland TV rights licensee for the Cricket World Cup 2019, is making use of remote production to supplement the International Cricket Council (ICC) world feed and provide unilateral coverage of the tournament to viewers during England matches. The pay-TV broadcaster is taking the Sunset+Vine-produced ICC TV output in its entirety […]  More

Live From Cricket World Cup: ICC TV Focuses on Graphics, Commentators To Entice a New Generation of Viewer

In the first part of a two-part interview, ICC TV executive producer and senior manager for broadcast Ajesh Ramachandran outlines the broadcast strategy for the Cricket World Cup 2019, including how the International Cricket Council (ICC) hopes to engage a new generation of fans without alienating the traditional viewer.  More