CP Communications, a provider of solutions and services for live event productions, says it successfully provided live coverage — featuring direct feeds of the professional athlete races — at the 50th running of the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov. 7 using IP encoding and bonded cellular solutions. It also managed the event’s Virtual Media […]
An average of 582,000 people watched the five-hour race broadcast, 66% more than watched the last marathon in 2011, and topping the previous record year of 2010 when the Chilean miners raced.
After Superstorm Sandy forced the cancellation of the ING New York City Marathon last year, broadcasters are gearing up for a TV production that they promise will be one to remember. Several technology enhancements are expected to help streamline the production, including two new motorcycles, two new lead trucks, three helicopters and a complete overhaul of the receive-site setup.