ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform launching on Thursday, Aug. 22, revealed its new 2,800 square foot home in Bristol, Conn., Thursday morning.
Combined with a robust graphics design and insert package, the ACCN studio is a sleek, modern and colorful environment that will deliver exceptional content throughout all shows.
ACCN Studio (Studio G in ESPN Digital Center 1) technical capabilities:
- 4 Grass Valley LDX 86 4K capable cameras set to 1080p
- 3 Fully robotic Vinten camera pedestals
- 1 MOSYS eCrane with StarTracker virtual capabilities
- 2 Grass Valley LDC 4K capable cameras set to 1080p
- 2 Vinten Vantage PTZ Robotic camera heads
- 2 Creative Connors fully robotic telescoping pedestals integrated scenic pieces that create two hideaway “Camera in a Box” systems that blend seamlessly into the scenic design when not in use
- 2 98” Monitors
- 5 LED walls (1 traveling)
- 2 Touchscreens
- 6 Pak Talent Game viewing monitors (mobile)
- Teradek for iPad talent viewing
- Octo-Viz Addition for content feeds
- Touchscreen server refreshes
- 262 LED lighting fixtures lighting talent and scenic, including 38 color changing moving lights and 116 LED controllers wired and networked to the lighting board for all of the LED set elements
Along with these features, unique to the ACCN studio are two fully robotic telescoping pedestals custom, built-in scenic boxes to accommodate the interview set. These cameras allow for quick movement between two sets without having to move the robotic camera pedestals into the space.
The 262 LED lighting fixtures and 116 LED controllers allow for light and shade, and to create tailored looks for each show.
Additionally, ACCN analysts will have use of a 98” touchscreen for telestration and tape breakdown.
About ACC Network
Owned and operated by ESPN in partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACC Network (ACCN) is a new 24/7 national network dedicated to ACC sports launching on August 22, 2019. Approximately 450 live contests including 40 regular-season football games, 150 men’s and women’s basketball games, and 200 other regular-season competitions and tournament games from across the conference’s 27 sponsored sports will be televised annually, plus a complement of news and information shows and original programming. Together, the ACCN and its digital platform, ACC Network Extra (ACCNE), will feature 1,350 ACC events in its first year. ESPN has been televising ACC content since 1979 and has exclusive rights to every conference-controlled game across all sports and championships.
*Carriage agreements are also in place with the following video providers: DIRECTV, Google Fiber, Hulu Live TV, Optimum by Altice, PlayStation Vue, Optimum by Suddenlink, TVision, Verizon Fios, members of the NCTC, NRTC, Vivicast and YouTube TV, among others. All ACCN games will also be available on the ESPN app to authenticated cable subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.
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