NEP Switzerland and Pixellot Introduce AI-Automated™ Production to Swiss Sports Market

Date : 09/11/2019 @ 2:05PM
Source : PR Newswire (US)

NEP Switzerland and Pixellot Introduce AI-Automated™ Production to Swiss Sports Market

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pixellot, the leader in AI-Automated sports production technology, and NEP Switzerland of the NEP Group, the leading worldwide partner for premier content producers of live sports, announced today a partnership to introduce award-winning AI production technology to Swiss sports leagues.

NEP Switzerland acquired several Pixellot Prime systems after conducting multiple successful tests on first league soccer and handball games in Zurich. NEP plans to purchase an additional twenty Pixellot Prime systems by end of year.

"The decision to integrate Pixellot's Prime AI-Automated sports production as part of our production services will enable NEP to produce many more types of sporting events that up until now were never produced or broadcast," said Reto Osterwalder, Managing Director of NEP Switzerland. "Pixellot's cost-effective solution will enable NEP to bring many more hours of sports programing to the Swiss sports community. This is great news for federations, clubs, event organizers, as well as athletes and coaches in Switzerland and makes NEP the 'one-stop-shop' for all production needs."

Pixellot Prime delivers full HD 1080p broadcasts at native 50-60 FPS and includes AI-Automated game highlights and graphics. Pixellot Prime can be augmented with additional camera angles, instant replays and a live or remote commentator. Having produced over 400,000 games, and generating over 40,000 live hours per month to date has made Pixellot the biggest sports production company in the world.

"We're thrilled to be working with one of the world's top providers of broadcast services and media solutions. Adding AI-Automated technology to sports production opens up a plethora of opportunities for covering sporting events that were never covered before," said Alon Werber, CEO of Pixellot. "The field-proven efficiencies of innovative AI technology enrich the variety and quantity of sports content produced. This will result in many more hours of live and on-demand sports than ever before for Swiss viewers."

Pixellot will be exhibiting its technology at IBC, 13 - 17 SEPTEMBER 2019 at the RAI AMSTERDAM Hall 2 Booth #A09.

About Pixellot

Pixellot offers automated sports production solutions that provide affordable alternatives to traditional video capture, production, and distribution systems for professional and semi-professional sports events. Founded in 2013, Pixellot's AI technology solution streamlines production workflow by creating a stitched panoramic image of the entire playing surface. Advanced algorithms enable automated coverage of the flow of play, generate highlights and add graphics and ads. Pixellot systems are deployed by broadcasters, production companies, clubs, federations, universities, high schools, sports portals, and coaching solution providers around the globe.

Media contact: Yossi Tarablus | Director of Marketing | +972.522.890.297 | YossiT@pixellot.tv

About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our services include remote production, specialty capture, RF and wireless video/audio, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, post production, connectivity and transmission, premium playout and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP's 4,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in 87 countries on all seven continents.

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has operations in 24 countries. Learn more at nepgroup.com.

Media contact: Susan Matis | NEP Group | +1 412 423-1339 | press@nepgroup.com

 

SOURCE Pixellot

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