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NHL Puck Drop 2021: State of the Art New Sportsnet Studios Facility Officially Unveiled Tonight

13/10/2021

NHL Puck Drop 2021: State of the Art New Sportsnet Studios Facility Officially Unveiled Tonight By SVG Staff

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:51 am

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Tonight, Sportsnet will officially debut it new high-tech Sportsnet Studios during Scotiabank Wednesday Night Hockey. As announced earlier this year , Sportsnet Studios was built to provide the foundation for the network's reimagined approach to the traditional hockey broadcast, content production and distribution. As a new sandbox' for broadcasters and production teams to play in, the state-of-the-art technology, data capabilities and increased in-broadcast versatility allows the NHL on Sportsnet team to create interactive, immersive and innovative content.

These evolving broadcast capabilities offer endless options for enhanced fan engagement, all to be unveiled over the course of the season. New features include:

Virtual reality set extensions offer a larger-than-life opportunity to expand into the virtual world of the Sportsnet Stadium and transport hosts, analysts and reporters into new mediums

Introduction of augmented reality that lifts player statistics and graphics off the screen and into 3D for a unique presentation and more dynamic visual storytelling

Cutting-edge data capabilities to bolster in-broadcast statistics, graphics and content and deliver the information to the viewer in real-time

Versatile physical space introduces the ultimate blank canvas to empower Sportsnet's digital, social and broadcast teams in creating content that brings fans into the conversation

The Sportsnet Studios are for Canada's sports fans, first and foremost. The investment made in these studios is representative of the way Sportsnet is adapting everything we do to better serve today's sports fan in the ways the want, says Bart Yabsley, President, Sportsnet. As our NHL on Sportsnet broadcast team unites under one roof with access to the most current technology on the market, we are leveraging our exclusive access to the NHL's brightest stars to create content in ways not seen before in North America. We are pushing the envelope in sports broadcast technology for NHL fans and continue to set the bar in the Canadian media landscape evolution.

To achieve the network's vision of an innovative and immersive experience, Sportsnet collaborated with a number of world-class vendors to build one of the first large-scale, entirely IP-based sports studios in North America. Housed within two distinct spaces - Studio 31 (2500 sq. ft.) and Studio 32 (3900 sq. ft.) - the new Sportsnet Studios include:

22 set monitors delivering 1200 sq. ft. of visible surface area in-broadcast

Augmented reality and virtual set capabilities, driven by state-of-the-art technology from the gaming industry

The Cove centre piece - a 50 ft. curved, floor-to-ceiling LED wall

Adjustable main studio desks equipped with end-to-end LED graphics displays

250 energy-efficient LED broadcast lighting fixtures

13 studio cameras

Two cutting-edge IP-based production control rooms equipped with the latest multi-ME production switchers

50,000 ft. of video cables, 75,000 ft. of network cables and 55,000 ft. of audio cables.

In addition to providing unique storytelling for Canadian viewers, Sportsnet Studios' extensive displays open up countless opportunities for the network's partners and advertisers to activate in-broadcast and collaborate with Sportsnet's content creators.

Complementing the move to Sportsnet Studios, the NHL on Sportsnet's new look and sound this hockey season will also include redesigned in-broadcast graphics and new theme music by Canadian alternative-rock band Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker.

Stay tuned to sportsvideo.org for more in-depth coverage of the new Sportsnet Studios and, in the meantime, check out the facility below:
LINK: https://www.sportsvideo.org/2021/10/13/nhl-puck-drop-2021-state-of-the...
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