Internationally recognised broadcast solutions provider and systems integrator Gearhouse Broadcast provides tailored solutions for multiple clients at Wimbledon. For the 2014 Grand Slam, these included:
A large global sports events and talent agency based in New York, IMG distributes more than 32,000 hours of content to major broadcasters every year.
A leading UK sports production company, Input Media delivers multi-platform coverage of some of the world’s most high profile sporting events.
British commercial television network ITV provides coverage of a range of popular sports.
Japan’s oldest private satellite broadcaster with four pay tv channels in operation, WOWOW is the home of Grand Slam tennis in Japan.
As excitement mounted among tennis fans prior to 2014’s Wimbledon Championship, the best in Outside Broadcast (OB) solutions were being expertly put together by a team of Gearhouse Broadcast specialists.
Content owners and broadcasters including IMG, Fox Sports Australia, Channel 7, WOWOW and Live @ Wimbledon were all relying upon Gearhouse Broadcast’s innovative & reliable OB solutions. They also looked to Gearhouse Broadcast to provide on-site technical support.
Grand Slam tennis tournaments demand seamless footage of the highest quality. Every split second of every rally must be captured for fans watching at home. Gearhouse Broadcast has a proven track record providing innovative broadcast solutions for professional tennis tournaments worldwide. This unrivalled experience was invaluable as the team put together a variety of solutions for Wimbledon 2014, including:
Gearhouse also supplied IMG with broadcast equipment, which in 2014 included:
Gearhouse Broadcast enabled its clients to deliver coverage of consistently high quality, reflecting the importance and high profile nature of the tournament.
Stephen Farr, head of technical services at IMG said, “We work with Gearhouse because they have years of experience in covering top tennis tournaments and provide proven and reliable solutions to help deliver our coverage.”