Dynamic, correct-perspective graphical overlays for every playing area
Virtual advertising, game analysis and image insertion
Pattern-recognition system for graphics overlay, without any camera-tracking data
Easy and fast registration of both the field and the position of the camera
Lens and field calibration in a fast one-time process
Real-time distance measurements and object placement during live action
Customized plug-ins for every type of sports event
Velocity estimation and height measurement
Recording of camera-tracking data for immediate play and replay
Optional scoreboard module, based on character recognition, enables synchronization of broadcast clock with official scoreboard
High-resolution camera tracking for pan/tilt/zoom, and focus for up to 16 cameras
Virtual 3D graphics and enhancements
Capitalize on your sports content through targeted, multi-regional virtual advertising with Viz Arena. Visualize the dynamics of the game whether for reviewing critical referee decisions, measuring the athlete’s performance or to visually assist the viewers to focus on the key action of the game. Viz Arena is the perfect solution to superimpose any kind of virtual 3D graphics over the live coverage of every sporting event.
For select sports, Viz Arena incorporates an image-based camera tracking engine. Based on state-of-the-art image processing technology that is also applied in Vizrt’s flagship sports analysis system Viz Libero, Viz Arena can track cameras in real-time based on a clean video feed. This makes it possible to apply graphics to the field without mechanical tracking heads. The tracking engine recognizes the pattern of the pitch, thereby creating a camera calibration model. Viz Arena then applies a sophisticated tracking algorithm relying on image features. Mechanical tracking with calibration heads can be used for any sport.
Data-driven graphics & instant replays
The flexibility of Viz Arena allows integration with any type of sports data provider, like Stats or Opta, for live player tracking or statistical data. Visualize the data tied-to-field or above-field and attach graphics to the appropriate player or position on the field. For superimposing graphics onto unknown terrains as in Golf, Vi Arena also integrates with laser measurement devices. Instant replay effects are achieved easily using the tight integration with EVS replay servers.
For every sport
All elements of Viz Arena are extremely versatile. Virtual graphics can be applied to every sport event and under any condition. No matter if the graphics need to be displayed on a flat soccer field, on a race course or on an uneven golf green, the calibration process and the handling of the graphics will be identical. This guarantees a consistent workflow, easy setup, and minimal training for the operators. Viz Arena relies on a compact and mobile two-box hardware solution.