Outside broadcasting services have become an essential part of the media industry, allowing live events to be broadcasted to viewers around the world. Outside broadcast facilities are used to produce and transmit live events, news, and sports programs from remote locations. These facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and equipment that enables broadcasters to capture and broadcast high-quality live content.
OB has come a long way since the first attempts in the 1920s. Today’s audiences expect vivid sound and image quality, but as the technological possibilities have grown, so too has the complexity. There are a few things you can do to keep up with the increasing demand and ensure your systems efficiently stand the test of time.
Who knew from those early days of Outside Broadcasting (OB) for King George VI’s coronation way back in May 1937 that Outside Broadcasting would become such an integral part of everyday broadcasting? The technology may well have shifted dramatically since, with digital replacing analogue and then HD pushing out SD, but the desire for on-the-spot filming has continued to rise exponentially. The need to be in the know….
The Advantages of Outside Broadcasting Production Vehicles and why you should use these during a video production of any live events such as concerts, sports events, and news. Outside broadcasting or OB, as it’s more well-known, is usually done using mobile remote broadcasting. There is different equipment involved in this type of production, such as a professional video camera and microphone….
Supertrucks used to be all the rage in Outside Broadcast Providers sports broadcasting, but are they still today? Although we are still seeing the launch of brand new large, cutting edge outside broadcast providers services trucks to enable live sports coverage, we are also seeing a rise in demand for smaller vans that are being used to facilitate remote broadcasts. Here we talk to a panel of experts from the outside broadcast providers….
OB Production Services have never been more in demand than they are today. The pandemic has created new opportunities for service provision as live sport attempts to recoup time lost to lockdowns, and broadcasters battle between schedules, COVID protocols, and new remote productions. In this article, the first of two, we talk to a panel of experts from the OB production services industry to find out how OBs….
When Bentley Motors announced their latest investment in their site at Crewe and the production of their first electric vehicle, we were delighted to be asked by Connect Live (UK) to provide the outside broadcast production facilities which helped them deliver their message. With Connect Live (UK) delivering the overall production they approached us to provide the facilities and crew to film the on-site staff briefing….
Links Broadcast were delighted to be selected to provide the unilateral OB Production and transmission facilities for Italian broadcaster, RAI, during their football team’s triumphant progress through the Euro 2021 tournament. Links provided facilities and crew at Wembley for all of the knockout stages in which Italy were involved, and also for the semi-final between England and Denmark.