German OB for World Athletics6 September 2011
South Korean network KBS (Korean Broadcast System) produced the daily eight hour live host broadcast for the World Athletics Championships in Daegu using a 16-camera OB truck designed and built by German firms Broadcast Solutions and Wireworx.
The HDTV-4 OB truck, which handled the host feed for all the running events, includes a Sony MVS-8000X vision mixer with Sony MVS-6000 for redundancy, seven EVS XT2+ servers with IP Directors and a Riedel intercom system.
The Daegu stadium was ringed with a total of 89 cameras with 33 signals going via HDTV-4. Additional cameras included Antelope hi-speed systems, two cameras on a parallel rail system (for 3D capture), a Polecam and a cablecam.
At IBC, Broadcast Solutions is showing: a ten-camera HD OB Streamline-concept truck (with a simplified workflow) built for Mediatec Switzerland; a new four-channel HD slow-motion server from LGZ Broadcasting; a new antenna systems from ProSat Solutions for satellite transmission on the move, without the need of a bulky radome, along with an easy-to-use FlyAway system and new DSNG antenna systems.
Its partner Wireworx is showing a new rack system, PerfOrack, and a 5.1 audio concept (AudiOworx) for small high-quality surround productions.