How Technology Enables the Stories of the America's Cup
01 Feb 2023
The world’s most established sailing competition, the America’s Cup, prepares to take place in Barcelona in October 2024. The race’s Head of Television, Stephen Nuttall, will discuss the challenging aspects of live broadcasting one of the most spectacular and difficult sporting endeavours in the world.
The America’s Cup is breathtaking in every way. The human drama is intense, the scale is epic, and boats have never raced faster. Hear how the team tackles planning, filming, editing, broadcasting live and more from the moving surface of the sea, in unpredictable, often harsh weather conditions. Discover how the stringent requirements for accuracy in all elements of racing are met – from the various sensors and imaging systems to precise measurements for the umpires. Stephen will shed light on the innovative technologies and the collaborative effort involved in broadcasting the finest sailing competition in the world to a global audience.