12.17.2009 02:31 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Danmon, TV 2|DANMARK, East Productions play host broadcaster role for climate conference
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs awarded the host broadcaster contract for climate summit in Copenhagen to a partnership consisting of TV 2|DANMARK, Danmon Systems Group and East Productions.
The group is supporting live television and radio production and feeds during the U.N. Climate Change Conference, including construction and maintenance of an International Broadcasting Centre (IBC) for radio and TV journalists and media staff.
A media city with 160 workspaces for broadcasters was built. Each has the facilities needed to receive live video and audio from the two plenary rooms and from five press-conference rooms. Recordings of the proceedings, format conversion, a full TV-studio, many stand-up positions, wireless cameras, radio cabins, editing facilities and satellite uplinks/downlinks were provided as well as a rental shop offering equipment, service and support.
TV 2 is providing the complete project management, with production and support staff, booking and rentals; Danmon Systems built the IBC including digital and analog infrastructure; and East Productions delivered OB production and uplink trucks and production staff.