Information for teams about video service provided by ICF and organizer.
This service is free of charge for all teams.
Technical Video Service (TVS)
Technical video service (TVS) will be provided similar to other ICF Canoe Slalom Events. Dedicated area for capturing video signal (TVS-Tent) is located in Athlete Zone.
There will be 4 cameras located on the bank of the course and video feed will be edited from Start to Finish for every starting athlete.
There will be used EVEN and ODD video feed during the Heats when the start interval is only 1 minute and 2 athletes will be on the course in the same time.
Technical video service will be provided in HD (high definition) PAL signal only.
HD PAL – high definition digital video signal in PAL with resolution 1920x1080 50i
Video feeds will be provided in TVS tent using the coaxial cables with BNC connectors. There will be enough HD – high definition connections for teams.
If you will be using Black Magic h.264 Pro Recorder or Black Magic UltraStudio Mini Recorder you will not need any reductions to connect your hardware to BNC connectors with video feeds.
You can use different solutions for standard definition video capturing. There are suggested solutions from video software companies (Dartfish, SportsTec etc.) which helps you to capture video from HD-SDI source. You can also use Black Magic Media Express to capture from suggested hardware.
Hardware for capturing
There are approximately 2 external solutions for HD video signal capturing on the market today which can be used for HD-SDI video source.
1) Black Magic h.264 Pro recorder – specialized hardware which can be connected using USB 2.0 to your computer. It allows to capture video from wide range of connections (composite - SD, digital SD – SDI, digital HD – HD-SDI, HDMI) . It converts video directly to MP4 format to save space on your hard drive. Price approx. € 470.
2) Black Magic UltraStudio Mini Recorder – small converter which allows connecting to High definition HD-SDI or HDMI video source. It uses Thunderbolt interface on computer side – check your computer for compatibility. Conversion to MP4 or other formats is made on the computer side – it requires powerful computer.
Price approx. € 140.
There are also other hardware solution but organizer nor ICF TVS staff can offer support for it.
Video files for downloading
There will be videofiles (captured by SIWIDATA) available for download on local ethernet network in TVS tent. It will be in the same setup like on other world cups and should be helpful for small teams which have not required hardware and Team Staff for traditional live video capturing. More informations will be available in TVS tent.
Where to find support
There will be ICF TVS coordinator available for your questions and help in the TVS tent
– Mr. Hans Peter Weiss .
Suggested solution and technical support can be also found on websites of your video software
Dartfish - Analyzer comparison tutorial
You can speed up multiple synchronization using KeyPosition - see this tutorial
Dartfish - How to use time in Analyzer