Riedel provides technological solutions for the new edition of Winbledon in 2021
Riedel Communications has recently announced that All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) is using Riedel’s technology. The gear that they have already equipped are a fixed signal routing and communications network based on Riedel’s MediorNet real-time signal transport and processing technology and Artist digital matrix intercom mainframe.
For the Winbledon 2021 Championship the Riedel’s solutions will facilitated remote audio mixing to support communications between review officials and umpires, statisticians, safety, security, audio, and production teams as well as video feeds to aid the audio team with press feed distribution and remote operation of all courts.
“We know we can count on Riedel equipment to provide seamless, reliable communications with fantastic sound quality when it really matters, such as when resolving debatable review calls. And with all of the additional equipment that comes in quickly for the Championships, we absolutely depend on Riedel’s Managed Technology division to help us meet our tight timeframes. Their expert service and support, together with their ability to access additional gear as needed at a moment’s notice, make them invaluable partners in our fast-paced run-up to Wimbledon”, has said Brew – James Henry Breward, Audio and Communications Specialist, AELTC.
The permanent Riedel installation at AELTC consists of an Artist-64 intercom node and several 2300 SmartPanels. For this new edition the Technology division has expanded the infrastructure with MediorNet MicroN high-density media distribution network devices, around 120 intercom panels and Bolero. Additionally, MicroNs configured with the Riedel MultiViewer App were located in the Centre Court PA rack room in order to allow the production team to mix audio signals from up to 36 SDI broadcast and MADI feeds from Artist, house audio, OB comms 4-wires and program feeds.