5 NEWTONs at 11 hour live broadcast of Global Citizen Festival
Global Citizen Festival is an annual event to fight global poverty and 2 December 2018 it was held in Johannesburg, South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela. The all-day festival took place between noon and 11 pm in FNB Stadium, which is South Africa’s biggest stadium.Trevor Noah hosted the event with a diversity of international celebrity speakers and performances by Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid,
The whole event was broadcast live on for example Youtube and out of 36 broadcast cameras, 5 were remote controlled by NEWTON stabilized heads, supplied by our customers RailCam Robotic Systems, Rail & Tracking Systems, Spidercam GmbH, and Luna Remote Systems. The NEWTONs were mounted on rail systems, a tower and a 3D cable cam.
Here are some daytime photos as the FNB Stadium was filling up and the NEWTON cameras were sometimes covered because of both rain and the hot sun.