Broadcast Solutions presented videoReferee® to visitors at SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit


During SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit in Paris, Broadcast Solutions presented its video judging solution videoReferee® to the visitors of the event. Being an event sponsor Broadcast Solutions GmbH showed visitors of the event first hand, what is already possible in the field of professional video judging solutions. The company presented the variety of videoReferee® systems ranging from four to 16 channels. videoReferee® is a system already widely used in various sports all around the world, e.g. Canoe Slalom, Ice Hockey, Basketball and Volleyball.

During SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit professionals in the sports Broadcasting business discussed the latest trends in sports production. One part of course was the developments in connection with FIFA’s decisions on video judging solutions in major football leagues in Europe. Due to its field-proven and long lasting use in major sports leagues videoReferee® is a video judging system with years-long experience and expertise. The videoReferee® video judging system offers reliable and safe decisions during sports tournaments and can be easily integrated in all sorts of production and judging setups. videoReferee® is already in use in major sports leagues all around the world and proved its functionality and ease of use. In addition videoReferee® is already set as the overall video judging tool for the canoe slalom tournaments during the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio.

With videoReferee® referees have access to up to 16 camera signals in HD and 4K quality. During the competition, all signals can be viewed and marked simultaneously throughout continuous recording. videoReferee® offers organisers and referees unprecedented opportunities to clarify controversial situations, thus ensuring more fairness during competitions.

With videoReferee® the marking of dubious situations can be done by the referee directly or can be triggered by scoreboards or additional tools. Using the controller, individual channels can be selected or special situations can be searched and marked – all in real-time. The operator can mark situations during live-recording or by accessing previously recorded material. The users can choose between the simultaneous view of all channels, single view or zoom view. Using videoReferee® it is possible to export marked scenes to DVD or MP4 file for backup purposes as well as to record entire sport events. Additionally, teams participating in tournaments can review the recorded material for training purposes.

videoReferee® is a tool to help judges during the course of sports events. The system is so versatile that it can be used in all sorts of sports and is intuitive and easy to learn – judges can start to work with the system in a breath.

For additional information visit the Broadcast Solutions website.


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