Many advances and initials with Ultra HD & 4K Transmission
The first Ultra High Definition (4K) transmission realized by TRT 4K – MEDIAPRO TURKEY-TURKSAT and SAMSUNG Turkey co-operation and ACTAMEDYA co-ordination was closely followed by broadcasters. 7 Ultra HD cameras were used for Fenerbahce-Ajax played in UEFA European League Group A The transmission was received by European Broadcasters Union (EBU) and transmitted to Beinsport, BT Sports and Japanese NHK channels, it was also available to view in UEFA Headquarter. .Mediapro Turkey, lead the way for a transmission realized for the first time in Turkey and was similarly very important in Europe. 7 Ultra HD cameras, 4 EVS XT3, 72 channels audio mixer and other 4K broadcast equipment used in the production. The preparation of the production took 3 days. 25 personnel from Spain and 15 Mediapro Turkey personnel took part in the production. The signal was produced in 50 FPS quality and was transmitted to the final viewer via Turksat satellite. The encoding of the Ultra HD images was through H265 (HEVC) encoding method. In the transmission 4 graphic were integrated by UEFA standards. It was for the first time in Europe as well, to broadcast a match directly via satellite and not via fiber communication network, open to the viewers not requiring any subscription. With all these initials Fenerbahce-Ajax match 4K production was an important advance for the future of broadcasting.