The 2017 IHF Men’s Handball World Championships in France will probably be the fairest competitions ever when it comes to referee decisions. During the World Championships German System Integration Company Broadcast Solutions GmbH provides the technology for the video support of the referees with several videoReferee® systems. Together with technology provider Slomo.tv, all of the competition venues are equipped with the VideoReferee ® video judging systems with support by Broadcast Solutions during the tournament.
As of January 2017 David Lois is appointed new Sales Manager Broadcast Products for German System Integrator Broadcast Solutions GmbH. With David Lois joining the company Broadcast Solutions will increase the market share of the existing products within the products portfolio and - in an ongoing process – will add new products to the division. By doing so, Broadcast Solutions will go on to establish the company as a full-service Broadcast solutions provider. In order to take care for the increasing demand for and number of products and to further foster the division David Lois takes care of all Sales. He reports directly to Product Sales Director Antti Laurila.
With ABonAir Broadcast Solutions GmbH adds another brand to its distribution division. Effective immediately the German system integrator distributes ABonAir’s wireless video link systems in Europe, Middle-East and South-East Asia. ABonAir’s wireless video link systems are used to transmit video content from professional camera and production teams to OB Vans or broadcast stations using microwave technology with the 7 msec latency – the lowest in the market worldwide. As the only solution available on the market ABonAir's system supports integrated Intercom for communication between the cameraman and the director on the same RF channel as the video content.
Broadcast Solutions GmbH hands over four new Streamline S8 OB vehicles to NEP Germany. The set consists of three identical HD OB Vans and one 4K OB Van, all based on the Streamline S8 model. All production vehicles are realized with a self-propelled truck and are suitable for up to 8 camera productions. The main goal for NEP is the production of the German ice hockey league.
As an ongoing series of Broadcast Innovation Days events Broadcast Solutions GmbH from Germany, together with partner companies, hosted two events in Asia. The events in Jakarta and Hanoi were held with participation of partner companies Riedel, IHSE, Zenon Media and Jünger Audio. The events were designed as lectures with additional exhibition plus hands-on sessions on the innovative products and solutions presented. Broadcast Solutions, together with the partners, experienced a huge interest from the local broadcast community that proved the events to be a great success.
November 11 to 12, the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championships took place in Stuttgart's Porsche Arena in Germany. And the Robycam cable camera system provided new perspectives for the TV coverage of this event. Used for the event a Robycam Head, together with a Grass Valley LDX C80 Compact Worldcam and a Canon HJ14 optics, enabled endless pan of 360 °. Throughout Europe Robycam is distributed by German system integrator Broadcast Solutions. Support at the event was handled by the technicians of the German system integrator together with the product specialists.