Media Notes: Sky Sports To Broadcast Parts Of Final F1 Tests In 3D
Sky Sports has announced that parts of F1's final preseason tests from Circuit de Catalunya "will be broadcast on its 3D network," according to Richard Lawler of ENGADGET. While F1 has tested the use of 3D before, it has never been broadcast and F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone has previously said that "3D will never be used." Sky Sports referred to the event "as a one-off," while commentator Martin Brundle is quoted in the press release calling it a "special moment for F1 fans...a new immersive experience for viewers" (ENGADGET, 2/6). ... Nova Broadcasting Group has secured the exclusive TV rights to all 380 Premier League matches for the seasons '13-14 to '15-16 in Bulgaria (Nove Broadcasting).
... BBC Sports announced the release of “a free mobile application for iPhone and iPod touch devices for international users.” The app “provides football transfer news, along with live text coverage of many different sports.” Video and an Android version “will be introduced soon” (BBC SPORTS, 2/6).