Live Production: Biathlon WC in Kontiolahti - Entering the Winner’s Rostrum with Lawo IP Technology

    "Held in Kontiolahti, Finland, the Biathlon World Cup 2015 came to a close on 15 March,with the German team winning three gold and two silver medals, and finishing the contest second to France in the final medal table. Finnish public broadcaster YLE had used an IP-based Commentary System with ten Lawo Commentary Units (LCU) – including onsite support – from rental company Audio Broadcast Services (ABS) for television coverage of the event. The fully digital Commentary System is based on RAVENNA Audio-over-IP networking technology that enables the use of standard IP networks for interconnecting venues and devices. The ABS/Lawo team in Kontiolahti installed the LCUs in less than three hours, and deployed pre-prepared configurations with the idents.