Panasonic’s 3D End-to-End Solution at the 2011 French Open

Over the past few days viewers have been able to watch Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki serve aces, rally and backspin shots live in 3D during the 2011 French Open, played at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris.

The tournament, which runs until June 5th, is being shot with Panasonic’s 3D end-to-end solutions in cooperation with Eurosport. Eurosport’s live 3D broadcast of the event is currently being distributed by many of the largest operators across Europe in over 17 countries.

Panasonic’s leading innovative technologies are being used extensively in the production at Roland Garros including the company’s latest 3D camcorder, the upcoming AG-3DP1, which is being used for the first time for live broadcasting. Additional 3D solutions include the AG-3DA1 camcorder, a side-by-side rig with two AK-HC1800 box cameras, six AV-HS450N Multi-format live switchers, the P2 Mobile- Portable Recorder/Player, and BT-3DL2550 and BT-LH910 3D production monitors.

The Panasonic Europe team is extremely excited to be able to fulfill the promise of live 3D TV in people’s living rooms during the 2011 French Open.

For more details on the 2011 French Open in 3D visit: http://panasonic.net/news/2010/1_100414_Panasonic_FrenchTennisOpen_E.pdf.

For more information about Eurosport, please visit: www.eurosportcorporate.com.

Or, to learn more about Panasonic’s professional media and production services visit: http://www.panasonic.com/business/provideo/home.asp.