Riedel Deploys and Manages Massive Comms Infrastructure for Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi

Author:
Publish date:
Updated on

WUPPERTAL, Germany — May 16, 2019 — Riedel Communications supplied a comprehensive, integrated communications infrastructure for the Special Olympics World Games 2019 (SOWG) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom system and Bolero wireless intercom were at the core of a massive comms deployment that spanned more than 30 venues and locations and included managed IT network services.

"It was an honor to be such a key player in this year's Special Olympics World Games, which included more than 7,000 athletes from over 195 nations," said Marc Schneider, Director Global Events, Riedel Communications. "This was the largest, most inclusive, and most unified World Games in the history of the organization, with activities held at nine competition venues and over 20 other locations for initiatives and programs across all seven Emirates. Our numbers speak to the sheer size and scale of this event: we deployed more than 30 Artist-64 nodes, which supported over 180 Bolero beltpacks on 56 Bolero antennas, plus another 170 C3 Digital Performer beltpacks, and 1,500 Tetra radios."

At the SOWG opening and closing ceremonies in Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City Stadium, Riedel provided seamless crew and announcer communications through 65 1000-Series control panels, 60 Bolero wireless beltpacks, and more than 250 Tetra radios. A preexisting MediorNet infrastructure greatly simplified the integration of the communications system in the largest stadium in the United Arab Emirates.

At all of the venues and locations, Riedel provided comms for all sports and medal ceremonies with an Artist mainframe and six Artist panels. The venue deployments marked the first time that the SOWG has achieved seamless communications without radios, with event crews relying solely on Bolero.

In addition, Riedel provided an IT infrastructure to support managed network services at seven SOWG venues. This included firewall management, broadband internet, more than 165 access points, and more than 80 switches.

Further information about Riedel and the company's products is available at www.riedel.net.

# # #

About Riedel Communications
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. The company also provides rental services for radio and intercom systems, event IT solutions, fiber backbones, and wireless signal transmission systems that scale easily for events of any size, anywhere in the world. Riedel is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany, and employs over 600 people in 20 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Americas.

All trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.

Link to Word Doc: www.wallstcom.com/Riedel/190516Riedel.docx

Photo Link: www.wallstcom.com/Riedel/Riedel-SOWG.zip
Photo Caption: Riedel supplied a comprehensive, integrated communications infrastructure for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Follow Riedel Communications:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RiedelCommunicationsInternational
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RIEDELnet
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/549773
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/riedelcommunications
Pinterest: http://de.pinterest.com/RIEDELnet/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/riedelcommunications
Slideshare: http://de.slideshare.net/RIEDELCommunications

Featured

Related Articles

Passion19-1

Riedel's Artist and Bolero Enable Seamless Comms Across Four-Venue Passion 2019 Conference

For the fourth consecutive year, Riedel Communications supplied the communications backbone for Passion Conference — an annual Christian gathering of tens of thousands of students and young adults that took place in early January. Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom system and Bolero wireless intercom enabled tight choreography and seamless delivery of coordinated sessions, speakers, and worship music across four venues: State Farm Arena and Infinite Energy Center in Atlanta, The Anthem in Washington, D.C., and The Theatre at Grand Prairie near Dallas.

Riedel-TechSound

Riedel and TechSound Partner to Deliver Advanced, VoIP-Based Comms Solutions to Chinese Esports Market

Riedel Communications today announced its support of TechSound, a Shanghai-based company specializing in audio for international esports teams. TechSound designs and operates advanced player communications systems for China esports clients based on Riedel's Artist digital matrix intercom system, Performer partyline system, and MAX headsets. Enabling a cost-saving voice-over-IP (VoIP) remote production workflow for esports events across China, the Riedel gear ensures clear communications not only between players, but also between the remote production staff and on-site referees.

NextRadioTV_2019-md

NextRadioTV Deploys Extensive MediorNet Routing Solution From Riedel Communications

NextRadioTV has deployed a large-scale MediorNet real-time signal network from Riedel Communications to serve as the backbone for the broadcaster's brand-new audiovisual infrastructure. The 204-node MediorNet system has been installed in the new NextRadioTV facilities on the Paris campus of the Altice Group, which acquired NextRadioTV in 2016, to support signal distribution, routing, and processing over a single decentralized real-time network.

Riedel_MicroN-in-Use

Riedel Products at ISE 2019

At this year's ISE show, Riedel Communications will showcase its latest innovations in real-time signal distribution and networking solutions for broadcast and live performance. Riedel's product line reflects the company's continued support of standards and interoperability, ongoing development and expansion of software app-based solutions, and groundbreaking concept of decentralized signal routing.

IPShowcaseLogo-social

IP Showcase at 2019 NAB Show Highlights Advances in Technology and Deployment of IP for Media

The IP Showcase has become a must-see exhibit for anyone deploying IP technology for real-time broadcast. Once again it is sponsored by major technical and standards organizations within the broadcast industry — Audio Engineering Society (AES), Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), and Video Services Forum (VSF).