New remote production techniques, distributed workflows and onsite safety protocols have dramatically reshaped sports production. As COVID-19 continues to be a threat, sports producers can expect less travel, trucks staying in place and a slowdown of UHD production until the crisis abates.
Sports production professionals prefer 1080i for producing sports today, and more anticipate to build their future production trucks and studios in 3 Gbps/1080p, instead of 4K, according to a new survey sponsored by Miranda Technologies.
The Ontario-based company, best known for its production switchers, acquired Mobile Content Providers, a South Florida-based mobile sports production packager, with plans to transform MCP into a national mobile production company.
Grass Valley and Vizrt announced today a new replay and analysis tool for live sports production that combines Grass Valley’s K2 server and Dyno replay controller with Vizrt’s LiberoVision 3D replay and tied-to-the-field graphics. “With the power of Grass Valley combined with [Vizrt’s]…unique 3D replay technology, we have created an extremely capable sports analysis replay […]