Deltatre Sends 100 To Brazil To Support 2014 FIFA World Cup Global Broadcasts
The Sports Techie community blog is excited to report that digital sport market leader deltatre today shared the news with our readers that they sent 100 employees to support the coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament. Our gratitude goes out to Carola Argirò, Marketing & Communication, deltatre, for this timely information about their sports technology Industry happenings. The excited and diverse team of 100 was sent to South America to reach the final match in Brazil with proprietary sports tech and influential content.
Deltatre Team 100
Approximate 100 deltatre sports specialists and technicians are currently set up in 12 host Brazilian cities and stadiums, including: 48 on-venue operators alternating in each regional stadium, six specialists at the International Broadcast Centre in Rio de Janeiro supporting international TV channels, and a team of 20 people executing services from the Operations Center (OPC) in deltatre’s Turin headquarters.
With a one-of-a-kind set of digital, media and broadcast services as well as on-venue operations, deltatre will be working from Brazil as well as from its headquarters in Turin, Italy, to enable the most technologically-centric coverage of the world’s biggest sports tournament, which kicks-off this Thursday, June 12.
According to deltatre, “the redesign and development of the Federation’s primary digital communication property, www.fifa.com/worldcup, is also providing the football’s governing body with Results System and TV Graphics services for the live coverage of all matches for audiences around the globe. “
Additionally, a custom version of deltatre’s pioneering digital video player Diva has been tweaked to power the most sophisticated and powerful digital video coverage to more than 10 media rights- holding broadcasters based all over the world.
”Our staff arrived in Brazil more than a month before the official start of the games to set-up each environment, run test games, check all operational and technical aspects before the actual airing of the first match on June 12,” explains Mauro Pallisco, deltatre’s Product Director of World Football. Pallisco continues, “The scale of this project is huge and it is another challenging effort for us; we are extremely proud to be at the core of the biggest football event of the year and to play a part in bringing this event to global fans.”
There is a way to make sport events come to life for audiences everywhere. Using innovative technology, creativity and total commitment, the people at deltatre do exactly that. With staff in Turin, London, Manchester, Lausanne, Paris, Munich, New York, Portland, Sydney, Miami and Mumbai, deltatre has over 27 years’ experience at the highest level of international sport. Always striving for the next level of interaction, we consider the future of global sport engagement to be multi-platform and social. Today, the greatest sport events on earth are more immersive, collaborative, and inclusive thanks to our cutting edge technologies. Sport fans become an active part of the event, connecting socially and sharing their passion, wherever they are. By harnessing our experience, technical skills and passion for sport, we help keep our clients one step ahead.
For more information, please visit www.deltatre.com or follow them on Twitter: @deltatre.
Sports Techie, Viva deltatre! The fact that 100 deltatre employees, many who are Sports Techie, are in Brazil and Italy supporting the TV and mobile device broadcasts is a historical feat for the company.
Fanfest, followed by GoalControl goal line technology festivities have already happened even before the first soocer game is played between host, Brazil vs. Croatia, at 1 pm PST, inside the Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo, which is sure to be epic football in whatever language you prefer to watch.
ESPN will broadcast every game in the U.S. for free. Fans can download and use their WatchESPN app if you do not have access to their television feed on cable or satellite.
Wear you nation’s jersey colors, enjoy the live sporting event in real-time with your family and friends, and go Team USA.
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