Sure you can rotate them, but every tiny inconvenience is one more chance for the viewer to say 'eh, I will catch it some other time,' and then never come back. How It Being ImplementedA standard DFL game is broadcast with 19 cameras in total, including 'Flycams, Polecams, 6-way high-speed SSL, beauty shot or players' tunnel cameras. ' Tomorrow, for the first time, 5 new cameras exclusively dedicated to vertical video will join that lineup.
According to Andreas Heyden of the DFL:Ad'Specifically, for the upcoming match between Wolfsburg and Bremen, the number of cameras will be increased from 19 to a total of 24. We will continue to produce in UHD and use the full power of the lens to present the game from this new angle. Broadcasting vertical video requires an entirely separate image….