Sky Germany, in collaboration with O2, presented the top match in the Liqui Moly Handball Bundesliga between SG Flensburg-Handewitt and
Sky Germany used Vizrt’s world-
Sky Germany’s production setup also included a mixture of broadcast and mobile phone cameras that used an uncomplicated and simple 5G transmission, powered by
“After the successful first live broadcast last year, we were once again demonstrating the potential of using 5G in live sports with another end-to-end production. Together with our partner O2 and with the support of Vizrt, we were bringing the handball action very close to the TV viewer in unprecedented 5G transmission quality, allowing fans to immerse themselves particularly deeply in the live action in the arena,” said Alessandro Reitano, Senior Vice President Sport Production at Sky Deutschland.
“For the first time ever, someone is doing an end-to-end 5G live production leveraging the brand new NDI® Bridge and our cutting edge graphics, analysis and production tools – all in the cloud. We are extremely proud to work with Sky on this boundary-pushing production,” said Daniel Url, Global Head of Product Management at Vizrt.
By utilizing the innovative 5G technology and Vizrt’s production tools in the cloud, viewers experienced live handball in an immersive, engaging way. In addition to the classic TV broadcast, the game was streamed free for fans on skysport.de, and Sky Sport Germany’s YouTube Channel.