Magenta TV and Plazamedia will use PIERO solution by Ross Video in their Euro 2020 football competition

Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV, is going to broadcast every match of the UEFA EURO 2020™ tournament live to its audience in Germany. PLAZAMEDIA GmbH has been commissioned as the general contractor to host the MagentaTV EURO 2020 studios and oversee the production of all matches on a total of twenty-two live production days, on four channels in 4K UHD and HD. In order to enable Magenta TV’s experts to share their analisys of the key moments in each game, the company has selected PIERO, the innovative sports graphics analysis solution from Ross Video.

“We are very happy to be working with the team at Ross and using PIERO throughout the EURO 2020 tournament”, comments Hardy Steinweg, COO from PLAZAMEDIA. “We’ll be bringing audiences the most innovative and engaging programs, and PIERO will be a very important part of the recipe. It’s a powerful and visually compelling tool that really helps tell the story of a match and gives our experts new ways to get under the skin of the action”.

“PIERO uses image recognition or encoded camera heads to overlay tactical graphics on sports content”, comments Vincent Noyer, Director of Sports Graphics Analysis at Ross. “With its range of visually engaging and informative effects, PIERO helps experts and pundits crack open the key moments in any game, giving audiences valuable insight into the decisions, tactics and actions that win or lose the match”.

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