Project: US Open Tennis Championships
Gearhouse Broadcast was awarded a prestigious multi-year contract with ESPN to provide technical facilities for both the host and domestic broadcasts at the US Open Tennis Championships which started with the 2015 tournament in August.
Project: Australian Open Tennis
The television compound built by Gearhouse in only ten days houses all technical facilities, CCU, on air slo-mo, logging, media management, scoring, radio cameras, engineering support, robotics, CAR, MCR, QC, production galleries and audio control. Then, in a separate building, are the unilaterals for broadcast partners which include ESPN, Channel 7, Wowow, SKY NZ, EuroSport and Sports Bet which between them boast over 150 fibre lines, 2500 splices, 9km of cable and over 30 feeds to a satellite farm all linked to the host, central patch room and studios.
Gearhouse Broadcast a worldwide broadcast services specialist, has delivered HD production facilities for the 2014 Asian Games (XVII Asiad), which recently took place in Incheon, South Korea.
Gearhouse Broadcast provided a complete switching centre for the broadcast of the upcoming NATO Summit Wales 2014, the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place in Britain. The two day event was held between 4 and 5 September 2014 at Newport’s Celtic Manor Resort with leaders and senior ministers from around 60 countries attended.
Content owners and broadcasters including IMG, Fox Sports Australia, Channel 7, WOWOW and Live @ Wimbledon are relying on Gearhouse Broadcast’s OB solutions and on-site technical support at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships tennis Grand Slam.
Gearhouse Broadcast, a worldwide broadcast services specialist, has delivered a range of facilities to ESPN to enable its live coverage of this summer’s World Cup. The leading US sports broadcaster is showing all 64 matches of the month-long tournament across three networks ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC. Operating within the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro, Gearhouse is receiving the host feed from HBS, as well as domestic and international feeds from ESPN’s studio located on Copacabana Beach. The feeds are then distributed and monitored internally within the IBC facility and transported to ESPN’s main broadcast studios in Bristol, Connecticut.
Gearhouse Broadcast, a worldwide broadcast services specialist, has delivered a range of facilities for ITV’s live coverage of this summer’s international football championship.
Leading broadcast solutions supplier Gearhouse Broadcast has delivered broadcast solutions and on-site technical support for three clients; Input Media, ITV and WOWOW at the 2014 French Open tennis championships in Paris.
Gearhouse Broadcast were selected by the BBC to provide their News service with the systems integration of a Master Control Room and three studios twenty three floors up on the roof of the Lund Point building in Stratford in East London.
After competing in a fully competitive tendering process, Gearhouse Broadcast’s Projects Solutions division was awarded the contract to build a series of interconnecting Flyaway pods for broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting for their coverage of Formula 1 motor racing. Since the award of the contract in late Oct 2011 the design, build and integration of the pods has taken four months to complete. Continue reading →