Appear Powers Live Production for Billions of Viewers During Summer of Sports

  • 02 July, 2024


NOR: Appear, the global leader in live production technology, will support the live delivery of thousands
of camera feeds reaching billions of fans globally during this year’s summer of sports. Appear’s media processing and delivery technology will ensure high-quality and efficient live sports productions for broadcasters and operators behind the majority of this summer’s global sporting events.

“From football and tennis to motorsport and international multi-sport events,
its remarkable to consider the scale of the audience sports broadcasters will reach this summer,” said Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen, CEO at Appear. “Live sports are a powerful driver of global media viewership, and sports fans are among the most loyal of all customers. Having a technology infrastructure that meets growing demands for more immersive and better-quality sports experiences is critical. Our customers choose us because we support their need for increased content monetization and a higher production value in a highly efficient and sustainable way.”

Appear’s media processing and content delivery solutions effectively enable enhanced fan experiences with streamlined, cost-efficient, and environmentally sustainable operations. They offer multiple functions in a single, compact modular footprint, providing a toolkit that can be adapted to serve multiple live production application scenarios. The density of its hardware also drastically reduces the required rack space and power consumption needed on-site, while shipping costs and associated emissions are
reduced by over 80% for field acquisition kits.

“Our market leading capabilities and the reputation of the Appear X Platform make us the go-to-choice for premium global sporting events,” continued Jørgensen. “Our ongoing collaboration with the world’s leading sports broadcasters ensures that billions of sports fans will enjoy unforgettable moments throughout the summer. We look forward to helping our customers deliver the best possible live sports experiences and the highest production value.”

Appear’s media processing and delivery solutions offer market-leading flexibility, density, and cost-efficiency. Appear’s X Platform empowers broadcasters and service providers to facilitate live contribution with advanced remote production and distribution workflows globally. Integration with leading industry standards such as HEVC/AVC, ST-2110, JPEG-XS, NMOS, and high-capacity SRT, combined with a diverse array of processing functionalities, Network Address Translation (NAT), and firewall features ensure
a comprehensive and resilient solution for content delivery.

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Appear is a leader in live production technology, specialising in high-capacity, sustainable solutions for media processing and content delivery. Our portfolio is designed to support the most complex scenarios of live event contribution, adapting seamlessly to the ever-evolving dynamics
of the media, entertainment, and sports industries.

Over the past 20 years, Appear’s world-renowned team of experts made us the most progressive and forward-thinking company in the industry. Our relentless emphasis on modularity and functional versatility places us at the forefront of driving innovation in live production technology.

We proudly count the world’s leading content creators amongst our esteemed list of customers
who trust our solutions to deliver the highest profile live media with integrity and efficiency.

Appear’s global operation includes centres of excellence in London and Los Angeles.

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Appear Powers Live Production for Billions of Viewers During Summer of Sports