Riedel's MediorNet to Power Decentralized Routing Infrastructure for the Sky Sport HQ, Sky Germany's All-New Sports Production Facility

Author:
Publish date:

WUPPERTAL, Germany -- Sept. 15, 2017 --

 Sky Deutschland AG (Sky Germany) has placed Riedel Communications' MediorNet real-time media network at the center of a decentralized routing infrastructure for Sky Sport HQ, its landmark new sports broadcasting center in Munich. Featuring the most extensive MediorNet backbone deployed to date, Sky Sport HQ has one of Europe's largest and most advanced broadcast infrastructures for live sports production. The MediorNet infrastructure is made up of nearly 150 frames, including Riedel's MetroN Core Router, MicroN, and MicroN MultiViewer, providing almost 1,600 video and more than 1,500 audio connections.

"Sky Sport HQ is the realization of our vision for the future of sports production -- a facility that offers the perfect combination of high-quality design, state-of-the-art technology, and smart innovation. The scalable MediorNet signal transport and routing system gives us a new dimension of flexibility and sets the stage for us to support IP-based workflows and 4K productions," said Alessandro Reitano, Vice President, Sports Production at Sky Deutschland. "With MediorNet, we can deploy tremendous routing capabilities in a decentralized real-time network that offers powerful flexibility, redundancy, and reliability. Another big MediorNet advantage is the MultiViewer App along with its other built-in signal processing capabilities, which eliminate the need for many external devices."

​​Occupying 4,500 square meters near Sky Germany's corporate headquarters in Unterföhring, just outside Munich, Sky Sport HQ has three studios with interconnected production, edit, and playout capabilities, along with a full broadcast IT infrastructure. Sky Sport HQ went into production this summer with a wide range of live sports broadcasts including the Sky Bundesliga conference, the UEFA Champions League, golf, tennis, and Formula 1 events. Sky Sport HQ will also supply content for Sky Germany's online platforms and the Sky Sport News HD program.

Sky Germany worked with Riedel partner Qvest Media to design production workflows for the Sky Sport HQ and oversee turnkey implementation of the entire system, including the innovative IP backbone also provided by MediorNet.

"With this state-of-the-art new broadcasting center, Sky Germany is passing another milestone -- a complete MediorNet infrastructure that combines decentralized routing with signal transport and processing, including integrated multiviewers," said Jens Miedek, Director of Sales, Riedel Communications. "It is an honor to support Sky Germany in this future-oriented project, a showcase of innovative and sustainable technologies that provide a reliable foundation for the IP-based operations of tomorrow."

# # #

About Riedel Communications

Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. The company also provides rental services for radio and intercom systems, event IT solutions, fiber backbones, and wireless signal transmission systems that scale easily for events of any size, anywhere in the world. Riedel is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany and employs over 450 people in 19 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Americas.

Visit Riedel Communications at IBC2017 on Stand 10.A31

All trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.

Further information about Riedel and the company's products is available at 

www.riedel.net

.

Link to Word Doc:

www.wallstcom.com/Riedel/170915SkySport.docx

Link to Photos:

www.wallstcom.com/Riedel/Riedel_Sky-Sports-HQ-Images.zip

Description of Photos:

 Riedel's MediorNet to Power Decentralized Routing Infrastructure for Sky Germany's All-New Sports Production Facility

Share it on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=.@RIEDELnet%20Communications%20%23IBCShow%202017%20Press%20Pack%20Now%20Available%20-%20https://goo.gl/CGzaxU%20@IBCShow

Follow Riedel Communications

https://www.facebook.com/RiedelCommunicationsInternational

https://plus.google.com/+RiedelNet/posts

https://twitter.com/RIEDELnet

https://www.linkedin.com/company/549773

https://www.youtube.com/user/riedelcommunications

https://de.pinterest.com/RIEDELnet/

https://instagram.com/riedelcommunications/

http://de.slideshare.net/RIEDELCommunications

Related

More than 55 of the 2018 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design

More than 55 of the 2018 Fall Television and Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design today announced that the company’s production and post products were used to complete many of the fall 2018 season’s new and returning television shows and streaming series. More than 55 shows rely on Blackmagic Design’s digital film cameras; Fusion visual effects (VFX), compositing, 3D and motion graphics software; and DaVinci Resolve editing, color correction, VFX and digital audio software; as well as its switchers, routers, monitors and capture and playback devices.

Luxul_AMS-1208P

Jingle All the Way: Luxul's XMS-1208P Managed Gigabit Switch is Available for All CI Integrators this Holiday Season

Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, today announced that it's giving CI integrators the gift of enterprise-level performance at affordable price points this holiday season. It doesn't matter if they've been naughty or nice, the company's XMS-1208P 12-port/18 PoE+ managed Gigabit switch — that delivers high-speed performance while enabling simple network expansion — is now available for all. And to ring in the new year, Luxul will begin shipping its AMS-1816P 18-port/16 PoE+ L2/L3 managed Gigabit switch in early January.

HoverCam_VV1

HoverCam Transforms Classrooms Fit for Future-Ready Students at Val Verde USD

HoverCam, an innovative technology leader in the digital education market, announced that Val Verde Unified School District (USD) in Parris, California, successfully installed HoverCam's Pilot digital teaching stations and CenterStage interactive flat panels (IFPs) in new STEM labs in the elementary schools, with plans for an eventual rollout to the district's middle and high schools. As part of the district's goal to create future-ready students, Val Verde USD chose HoverCam digital education solutions to address the rising challenge of updating classrooms and introducing curriculum with advanced systems that will prepare students for a rapidly changing career landscape.

ScreenShot2018-12-11at2.41.29PM.144822

The Sigma Holiday Sale Is Back!

Nothing makes gift giving as enjoyable as special prices on award-winning Sigma lenses and accessories; get the lens you’ve always craved or surprise a fellow shooter with the perfect present.

Riedel-Ruptly-Vans-3

Global News Agency Ruptly Relies on Riedel's MediorNet and Artist on Board New OB and DSNG Vehicles

Riedel's MediorNet real-time media network and Artist digital matrix intercom are providing the decentralized and redundant signal routing and communications backbone on board two all-new, state-of-the-art OB vehicles for Ruptly, a Berlin-based international news agency. Qvest Media, a world-leading system architect and integrator for the broadcast and media industries, designed and built the new broadcast van and DSNG vehicle.