Outside Broadcasting Case Studies

Red Bull's Revolutions in Sound, London, UK

SIS LIVE collaborated with Red Bull to broadcast 30 music gigs from 30 of the London Eye pods simultaneously live on the internet, online radio and to a live audience. OB 3 and Link 21 vehicles, plus operators and equipment, as well as SIS LIVE’s Routecase mobile production system delivered the programming. more

Pompeii Live, London, UK

Pompeii Live at the Britsh Museum

SIS LIVE delivered the first ever live cinema event produced by the British Museum from a major exhibition, titled Pompeii Live. SIS LIVE brought its considerable broadcast experience to the project providing consultation on every aspect of the production and offering facilities from it’s extensive portfolio. more

Sports Personality of the Year, London, UK

Sports Personality

Having been involved with nearly all the major sports events of 2012 it was quite apt that SIS LIVE worked to deliver live HD TV coverage of the Sports Personality of the Year Awards for BBC Sport, plus additional programming for BBC’s Red Button services. A range of SIS LIVE’s departments collaborated to provide a complete broadcast solution. more

Formula 1, various

Formula 1

SIS LIVE has been involved with Formula 1 events for many years and for a number of rights holders. A £2m upgrade of facilities in 2010 has afforded a flexible, modular and effective technical solution for the delivery of technical facilities to BBC Sport for all 20 races shown on TV, online and via it’s Red Button service. more

The London Marathon, London, UK

In 2013 SIS LIVE provided comprehensive coverage of the London Marathon for BBC Sport via 4 OB units, 2 production uplinks, 6 uplinks, 4 motorbikes, 2 helicopters, and a fixed wing aircraft. The race was broadcast live in HD with production facilities located at the finish line. more

Honda Live Advert, Madrid

Honda LIVE ad

In 2008 SIS LIVE supported the delivery of a landmark and critically acclaimed live advert for Honda featuring 45 people sky-diving in formation over Madrid under the tag-line ‘difficult is worth doing.’ The complex and impressive nature of this production allowed SIS LIVE to demonstrate its full end to end broadcast capabilities including special cameras, RF systems, OB and uplinks. more

Freeze Festival, London, UK

Freeze Festival

SIS LIVE provided outside broadcast services at Freeze Festival, filming the skiing and snowboarding competitions. Images were mixed, recorded and distributed live to jumbo screens, commentator and judges positions by SISCaster, the SIS LIVE designed and built compact production vehicle. Innovative onboard technology allowed the entire event to be covered by a crew of only four people. more

Emmerdale, Yorkshire, UK


On 17th October at 7pm a special live episode of the popular British soap opera Emmerdale was broadcast on ITV1. Immediately following this on ITV2 was a live, hour-long behind the scenes.  SIS LIVE provided all outside broadcast and technical facilities for both the ITV1 and ITV2 broadcasts. more

Olympics and Paralympics, London, UK

The Olympics and Paralympics provided the nation with some of the most memorable sporting moments of recent history. Behind the scenes SIS LIVE was hard at work demonstrating our capabilities across a range of sports utilising a range of skills, including outside broadcasting, uplinking, RF and wireless solutions, special camera systems and product design. more

France TV’s Mobile TV studio, London, UK

SIS LIVE and France Televisions have achieved an historic premiere in broadcasting, delivering the first ever live broadcasts on-the-move from a mobile TV studio using state-of-the-art RF technology, remote cameras and a skilled operational crew. This project demonstrates the end-to-end service we offer. more

Tour De France presentation coverage, France

Broadcasting a 3497km cycle race comes with its own unique challenges, with the production compound relocating 20 times in just 22 days. SIS LIVE, working with clients V-squared, delivered coverage of the historic 2012 Tour de France races using their purpose-built trailer. more

Red or Black? Borehamwood, UK

SIS LIVE was honoured to receive the contract to supply facilities for a second series of ITV’s Saturday night game show Red or Black? OB 8 was deployed to Elstree Film Studios for a month to record 7 shows between the large arena venue and main studio set. more

A classical HD Stream, London, UK

SIS LIVE filmed this very special performance by virtuoso pianist Valentina Lisitsa at the Royal Albert Hall, captured in full HD for a DVD release through Decca/Universal. The recital was also streamed live in HD through YouTube, an internet first for a classical concert. more

Diamond Jubilee, London, UK

SIS LIVE was involved in a range of events across the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend, delivering outside coverage from 10 sites using 9 OB trucks and over 250 crew deployed across London. These historic moments in British broadcast history were seen by around 68.5% of people in the UK. more

BBC Proms Season, London, UK

SIS LIVE has supported the BBC in its most comprehensive and ambitious broadcast of the Proms season to date, providing outside broadcast and uplink services supported by expert craft staff and an award-winning sound team. more

Wimbledon Championships 2013, London, UK

BBC Sport’s host coverage of The Wimbledon Championships continued in 2013, maintaining its tradition of delivering high quality, compelling and professionally produced television. The entire event was captured and broadcast again in high definition, with SIS LIVE providing technical facilities to BBC Sport and the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) throughout the two week event. more

Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India

SIS LIVE produced and transmitted the unbiased live HD television multilateral coverage of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi for Host Broadcaster, Doordarshan in October 2010.

Horse Racing at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai

SIS and SIS LIVE staff were stationed in Dubai, providing technical facilities and creating compelling coverage of the Racing season from the esteemed Meydan Racecourse. more