NTT Sport, Inc.
[Yaita City, Tochigi Prefecture x NTTSportict] LIVE distribution of the first round two games of “Ichigo Ichie Tochigi National Athletic Meet/Soccer Competition Boys and Girls (Ryokushin Stadium YAITA)” with AI cameras
Next time, LIVE delivery of 2 semi-final games from 11:00 and 13:00 on the 5th
NTTSportict Co., Ltd. (Miyakojima Ward, Osaka, Masatoshi Nakamura, President; hereinafter NTTSportict) is cooperating with Yaita City, Tochigi Prefecture (Honmachi, Yaita City, Junichiro Saito, Mayor of Yaita City) to hold the “Ichigo Ichikai Tochigi National Athletic Meet/Soccer Competition Boy” currently being held. Women’s (Ryokushin Stadium YAITA)” was broadcast live on the 1st round and 2 games held on the 3rd.
This will be the first LIVE broadcast using an AI camera for video distribution of the National Sports Festival, and the video of the match is currently being archived on the National Sports Channel. For distribution, we use the AI sports video solution “STADIUM TUBE” provided by NTTSportict.
Also, on the 5th, live shooting of the two semi-final games is scheduled. [Image 1
Yaita City Mayor Junichiro Saito (left) and NTT Sportict President Masatoshi Nakamura (right)
On the 3rd, at the “Ryokushin Stadium YAITA” where the AI camera was used to shoot the match, Saito, the mayor of Yaita City, and Nakamura, the president of NTT Sportict, met face-to-face.
In front of the AI camera, we talked about various possibilities for local sports distribution in the future.
Mayor Saito inspecting the AI camera
NTTSportict and Yaita City will continue to aim to realize regional revitalization and a digitalized society through “local sports x ICT”. Tournament / Streaming Overview
Ichigo Ichie Tochigi National Athletic Meet/Soccer Competition Boys and Girls Date and time:
October 3, 2020 (Monday) Round 1 1. Tochigi Prefecture vs. Niigata Prefecture 2. Fukuoka Prefecture vs. Ehime Prefecture Archive now available
October 5, 2020 (Wednesday) 2 semi-final games (scheduled to start at 11:00 and 13:00)
Venue: Ryokushin Stadium YAITA (Yaita Sports Park Athletics Stadium) (1955 Sachioka, Yaita City)
Streaming viewing page:
https://japangamestv.japan-sports.or.jp/football (national channel) [Image 3
*You can watch this distribution for free without pre-registration. After the LIVE distribution, you can also enjoy the archive distribution. *There is a possibility that it will change depending on the holding situation on the day. Please note.
About “STADIUM TUBE” used for shooting
At the core of the AI sports video solution “STADIUM TUBE” provided by NTTSportict is an unmanned camera developed by Pixellot Ltd. (Headquarters: Israel), equipped with AI automatic shooting and editing functions.
By installing it in stadiums and other competition facilities, the shooting cost can be reduced to about 1/10. It is also possible to automatically insert an advertisement video before the video is played.
Currently, it supports shooting* of 14 sports, including soccer, basketball, rugby, American football, and volleyball.
▼ Click here for the actual shooting video (soccer demo video / S1 model, Air model)
In addition to normal AI shooting, panoramic footage of the entire pitch is also shot at the same time. can be used for feedback and analysis.
*The number of competitions that can be photographed varies depending on the model.
“STADIUM TUBE” series Other lineup
-STADIUM TUBE for Team- portable sports AI camera
It is intended for those who are considering strengthening the team using videos and distributing the activities of players to related parties.
It can be installed by one person, and you can shoot with the camera left on, so there is no need for manual labor.
AI-followed video and panoramic video are shot at the same time, and it is possible to analyze the team’s video from perspectives such as a bird’s-eye view from above or the opposite side, which is difficult with a normal video camera.
It is possible to easily share videos taken from the dedicated video player with teammates and stakeholders.
▼ Click here for contract application and online consultation https://stadiumtube.com/forteam/
《STADIUM TUBE for team》Service overview
・ Subscription plan ¥ 19,778 (tax included) / monthly (minimum contract period of 3 years, no initial cost)
・ Camera purchase + license plan ¥ 9,900 (tax included) / monthly (minimum contract period 2 years, initial cost ¥ 349,800 (tax included))
-STADIUM TUBE Double Play- Completely unmanned baseball broadcast system using AI
By simply installing an AI camera at the baseball stadium, you can easily shoot practice and games and distribute them to the web. By using a shooting system that switches between multiple angles using two AI cameras, it is possible to broadcast baseball with more authentic and realistic images than shooting with only one camera using the conventional STADIUM TUBE series. became.
It can be used not only for permanent installation at the baseball field, but also for spot shooting for each tournament.
▼ Click here for the actual video shot with Double Play
▼STADIUM TUBE official website
AI sports video solution “STADIUM TUBE” series
We will respond to customer needs with a variety of lineups such as permanent installation type, portable type, and baseball camera. [Company profile of NTTSportic]
Company name: NTTSportict Co., Ltd.
Location: 3rd floor, NTT West QUINT BRIDGE, 4-15-82 Higashinoda-cho, Miyakojima-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Representative: Masatoshi Nakamura
Established: April 1, 2020
STADIUM TUBE Official Website: https://stadiumtube.com
・Acquisition of video licenses and video distribution business for amateur sports using AI cameras
・Production and sales of advertising, broadcasting rights, and video content ・Any business incidental or related to the above
Masatoshi Nakamura, President and CEO of NTTSportict, talks about the episode from his encounter with AI cameras to the establishment of the company.
[NTTSportic company introduction video]
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