The 34th America’s Cup is working with Qualcomm Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies, to power the racing organization’s award-winning AC LiveLine technology.
AC LiveLine, the groundbreaking graphics technology that makes competitive sailing accessible to home viewers worldwide, was previously awarded an Emmy for extraordinary technical innovation.
The technology features Ubiquiti Networks’ airMAX equipment, which utilizes Qualcomm Technologies Inc’s. industry-leading Wi-Fi technology to transmit real-time telemetry from ship to shore during races and practices. Recognized for making the sport welcoming to new fans, the technology behind AC LiveLine is also used for American football and NASCAR racing broadcasts.
As an integral part of the technological functionality of the AC LiveLine system and as its presenting sponsor, Qualcomm is bringing a new viewer experience in the 2013 America’s Cup broadcast coverage around the globe in over 170 countries.