Al Dawri & Al Kass Sports Channel extensively used the SprintCam Vvs HD ultra slow motion technology to cover the 21st Gulf Cup Championship League Tournament, that took place in Bahrain, from January 5th to January 18th 2013.
The Gulf Cup of Nations is the region’s premier football tournament, and as such it is a prestigious sport event and the unique opportunity for major broadcasters like Al Dawri & Al Kass TV, to deploy state-of-the-art broadcast equipment to enhance the quality of their programmes for the pleasure of their TV viewers.
“Using high technology is required as usual for the coverage of GCC tournament. At Al Dawri and Al Kass Sports Channel, we used eight cameras as an extra coverage to provide the highest coverage for all the games, two of those cameras were I-MOVIX”, said Samer Younes, Technical Advisor, Al Dawri & Al Kass Sports Channel.
The SprintCam® Vvs HD (Phantom® powered) system developed by I-MOVIX is the live HD native broadcast integration solution for ultra slow motion (from 25 to 2,600 fps in 1080i or up to 5,600 fps in 720p, with instant replay) providing native high-definition resolution and image quality.
Aside from providing frame-rate speeds far in excess of other slow-motion systems, SprintCam Vvs HD also offers superior integration into broadcast operations, with a range of features and ease of use optimized for the rigors of demanding broadcast schedules. Specially designed for live broadcast use, SprintCam Vvs HD provides an outstanding level of convenience and creativity in ultra-slow-motion action.
About Al Dawri & Al Kass Sports Channel
The Al Dawri & Al Kass Sports Channel headquartered in Qatar’s capital Doha, was launched in 2006. In addition to focus on national sports, especially football, Al Dawri & Al Kass covers events like the Asian Games, the AFC Asian Cup or the Gulf Cup of Nations. More information on Al Dawri & Al Kass TV is available on : www.alkass.net
I-MOVIX (www.i-movix.com) is a Belgian company with market-leading technology in the domain of extreme slow motion (from 75 to over 5,000 FPS). The company’s products are the first true ultra-slow motion systems, fully integrated for broadcast use, offering the unprecedented combination of very high frame rates and instant replay, or continuous streaming. The technology has applications in live sports and other live TV productions, as well as in commercials, documentaries, feature films, and scientific R&D.