How do you live stream a sporting event hosted in a rural part of the country? For organizers of the USA Wakeboard Collegiate Nationals, live streaming the event and covering all the action was key. But this was problematic since the competition was planned in Orange Beach, Alabama, a rural location on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.
The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship offers a tough challenge to participants and an almost equal challenge to anyone wishing to bring the event to viewers. The race started in 2006 and there’s now a series of other races that build up to this event. Involving teams of two people, they swim between 26 islands and then run across them. The total distance is 75 kilometres of which 10 km are open-water swimming and 65 km are trail-running. It takes place in early September along the archipelago to the south east of Stockholm.
As boxing legend Manny Pacquiao prepared for his final professional fight after an illustrious career, he partnered with Global Sports Streaming (GSS) to bring his dedicated fans a front-row look at his training camp regimen and pre-fight activities through a series of livestreams to Pacquiao’s YouTube Channel.
Live video has become one of the most effective ways to stand out and connect with an audience and Rio 2016 exemplifies this change more than any recent event. There is no question that this was the most live streamed Olympic games ever. It has been reported that NBC alone delivered almost 3 billion minutes of live streaming during the 2016 Rio Olympics.
As the Denver Broncos headed back to the Super Bowl in 2016, the newly crowned AFC Champs wanted to give their fans an all-access pass to Super Bowl City events and interviews leading up to the Big Game in San Francisco.
LiveU's LU-Smart smartphone bonding app has once again been used for innovative coverage of the recent Mainz Gutenberg marathon, following its successful debut at the 2013 event. In combination with broadcast cameras, production company Tividoo provided significantly increased online and broadcast-quality coverage.