BT Sport discusses creative benefits of remote production over 5G

BT Sport bagged another ‘world first’ at IBC last week by successfully demonstrating 5G-enabled multi-location live remote production — but the application throws up as many questions as it does opportunities. The advantages of remote production – reduction in cost, better work-life balance for employees, reduced carbon footprint and the ability to produce more games […]  More

From stadium to sofa: Augmenting the @venue fan experience

Having neglected the enjoyment for fans of the full digital experience at live sports events, broadcasters and stadium owners have begun addressing the gap with new technology that improves connectivity at venues. Not only will this enable fans to interact during games, but also to entice them from their living rooms by offering improved ticket […]  More

disguise increases EMEA sales and support teams with 10 new hires

disguise has announced the expansion of its EMEA sales and support teams with a number of new appointments. Within the EMEA sales team, Phil Cooksey took up the reins of EMEA sales director in February 2019, bringing his 15-year experience in software and hardware solutions with Canon and Reward Gateway to the team. He has been […]  More

IBC 2019: Video Europe orders 30 camcorders from Sony

At IBC last week rental house Video Europe placed an order with Sony for 20 PXW-FX9 camcorders with a 6K full-frame sensor as well as ten PXW-Z750 4K camcorders. “Not only are the PXW-FX9 and the PXW-Z750 impressive pieces of technology, they also offer all the key features and capabilities that are so critical to […]  More

Inside Fox Sports’ upcoming season of 4K HDR distribution for Thursday Night Football

Fox Sports will be distributing this season’s Thursday Night Football NFL package in 4K UHD and HDR. Beginning with this Thursday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, Fox Sports’ production and operations team will produce TNF games in 1080p/High Dynamic Range (HDR) and upconvert the image from there […]  More

Editorial Comment: Clear communication in an age of disruption

There can be no doubt that the sports video production business is going through a time of great disruption. Technologies, enablers and platforms such as remote production, 5G, OTT, AR/VR, AI, 8K, immersive audio, HDR and more are jostling for our attention. What could be more ‘game changing’ than the NBA’s recent dive into smartphone-only […]  More