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Live from The Open: CTV OB takes next step in Open workflows

July 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Live from The Open: CTV OB takes next step in Open workflows

The 146th Open Championship is underway at Royal Birkdale in England and this year’s production efforts build off last year’s efforts at Royal Troon as it was only a year ago that European Tour Productions (ETP) took over host production duties and NBC and Sky Sports took over U.S. and domestic UK broadcast rights respectively […]

CTV OB partners with SAM for the world’s first UHD broadcast of a major music festival

July 21, 2017 | Comments Off on CTV OB partners with SAM for the world’s first UHD broadcast of a major music festival

Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has announced that its LiveTouch replay and highlights system and its Kahuna 9600 production switcher were central to the first live UHD production workflow of the 2017 Isle of Wight Festival. Based in High Wycombe, UK, CTV Outside Broadcast is one of the largest and well-respected independent OB companies in Europe. […]

ATV selects Avid to enhance sports graphics workflow

July 21, 2017 | Comments Off on ATV selects Avid to enhance sports graphics workflow

Avid has announced that ATV, the leading private television channel in Turkey, has invested in an advanced Avid graphics solution. Powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, the industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media, the Avid solution will enable ATV to attract and engage viewers with more graphically compelling and information-rich […]

Heather McLean joins Sports Video Group Europe as Contributing Editor

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Heather McLean joins Sports Video Group Europe as Contributing Editor

Journalist Heather McLean has joined the SVG Europe team as Contributing Editor, working alongside Executive Editor Fergal Ringrose and Editor David Davies on all aspects of editorial output including Live From reports, Sit-Down interviews, conference programme preparation and session moderation at SVG Europe events. McLean joins the expanding Sports Video Group team in Europe, in […]

New Telestream Vidchecker complies with Netflix IMF requirements

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on New Telestream Vidchecker complies with Netflix IMF requirements

Telestream has announced the integration of Netflix Photon Java code for easy compliance testing within the latest version of Telestream’s Vidchecker automated quality control (QC) system. Photon is the open source java code provided by Netflix for parsing, interpreting and validating constituent files that make an Interoperable Master Package (IMP) of content for submission to […]

Speakers from ITV, Sky, Google and HBO announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Speakers from ITV, Sky, Google and HBO announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum

IBC has announced the line-up of speakers for its exclusive event on Cyber Security, part of the new C-Tech Forum launched this year. The invitation-only event that will be held on Friday 15 September will allow businesses to gain the latest insights into the threat posed from cyber attacks, including the most common risks and […]

Live From X Games Minneapolis: Inside ESPN’s first live VR production

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Live From X Games Minneapolis: Inside ESPN’s first live VR production

X Games has a long-standing tradition as the place where innovation happens. It’s a mad [television] scientist’s dream laboratory. This year, at X Games Minneapolis, the legacy lived on as, for the first in the history of the event, ESPN and its partners from Samsung and Digital Domain, offered live productions of select events in […]

Lawo helps sound Le Quatorze Juillet celebrations

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Lawo helps sound Le Quatorze Juillet celebrations

For the third successive year, Lawo in 2017 provided IP-networked audio consoles for the 14th July celebrations in Paris. More than 500,000 spectators celebrated at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris Bastille Day, the National Holiday in France, marking the beginning of the modern French nation. The ‘Concert de Paris’ is one of […]

SRT Alliance announces 22 new members including Harmonic, Brightcove, Limelight and Perform Group

July 20, 2017 | Comments Off on SRT Alliance announces 22 new members including Harmonic, Brightcove, Limelight and Perform Group

The SRT Alliance, an open source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low latency video streaming, has announced 22 new members joining the initiative including Harmonic, Brightcove, Limelight and Perform Group. Announced at the 2017 NAB Show, the SRT Alliance was founded by Haivision and Wowza with a goal of expanding the streaming media […]

SVG Europe lines up prestigious roll-call of sponsors for Sport Production Summit 2017

July 19, 2017 | Comments Off on SVG Europe lines up prestigious roll-call of sponsors for Sport Production Summit 2017

SVG Europe is in the process of assembling yet another prestigious list of sponsors for its next major conference, Sport Production Summit, which will take place in Amsterdam on 14 September. At the time of writing, the line-up is as follows: SAM (Title Sponsor); Canon (Awards Sponsor); ChyronHego (Networking Reception Sponsor); Clear-Com, Media Links and […]

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