NEP Visions has won the contract to supply host OB technical facilities for the first ever live 3D coverage of the Wimbledon lawn tennis championship.
Visions will work alongside the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), Sony and CAN Communicate to deliver live 3D pictures around the world of the men’s and women’s finals matches.
The tennis tournament will be Visions’ first live 3D broadcast.
Six Element Technica 3D camera rig systems will be installed around Centre Court, utilising Sony P1 cameras, HDFA200S and MPE-200 control systems.
Visions will use the newest trucks in its fleet, Gemini I and Gemini II, to provide the 3D feeds for broadcasters including the BBC and cinemas. The facilities in include two full three-tier production spaces and two Calrec Apollo sound desks for cinema and television sound mixes.
NEP Visions commercial director Brian Clark said: “Successful tests on Centre Court have already taken place, and we are very much looking forward to this exciting 3D broadcast.”