Streamlining the live production workflow through intelligent software and automated cameras

SMART Production

With sports fans globally demanding more live sports content across TV and digital channels, Hawk-Eye in collaboration with Sony has developed a solution that intelligently streamlines the live production workflow and significantly reduces the cost of live sports production - without impacting on the quality of the output.

 

Tennis

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production service for tennis uses 3 or 4 automated player tracking cameras controlled by one operator. Using intelligent production software the Hawk-Eye operator manages the whole production including graphics and replays from one laptop. SMART Production enables rights holders to cost effectively maximise their court coverage.

Basketball

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production solution for basketball is a hybrid of traditional broadcasting elements and Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production software. A manned camera for tight follow and programme elements such as player interviews is supported by two or three remote cameras. A three or four man production, Hawk-Eye SMART basketball is an end to end solution including graphics and replays from all angles.

Cricket

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production solution for cricket combines manned cameras for tight ball follow and Hawk-Eye’s remote cameras on pan tilt zoom heads. With SMART Replay servers at the core, graphics, multi-angle replays and easy interface with Hawk-Eye's ball tracking, SMART Production for cricket is cost effective and flexible.

Horse Racing

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production solution for horse racing reduces the manpower required to control the production to just three operators. Calibrated remote controlled cameras are controlled by bespoke software which has been designed to take the live race cut, replays and stewarding requirements into consideration.

Volleyball

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production solution for volleyball combines one or two manned cameras with Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production software. A three or four man production, our volleyball solution combines remote operated cameras, Hawk-Eye’s player tracking software with the feeds from the traditional broadcast cameras.

Handball

Hawk-Eye SMART Production solution for Handball reduces the manpower to control an entire production to just 7 cameras and 5 operators.

Rugby Union

Hawk-Eye SMART Production solution for Rugby Union reduces the manpower to control an entire production to just 2 robotic operators, 1 camera operator and 6 cameras (5 robotic, 1 manned).

SMART Production for Other Sports

SMART Production for Other Sports

Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production technology can be adapted to any sport but is ideally suited to sports with a high volume of events or games over the course of a season. Please contact us to discuss whether SMART Production can work for your sport.

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