Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sky 3D pioneer joins Deutsche Telekom

Written on April 26, 2011 at 08:47, by

Former BSkyB director of strategic product development, Gerry O’Sullivan, one of the driving forces behind Sky’s stereo 3D sport coverage, has joined Deutsche Telekom AG as its vice president of global TV and entertainment, writes UK Correspondent, Will Strauss.  More

EBU gets connected

Written on April 26, 2011 at 08:37, by

Lost slightly in the static generated by NAB, on April 15 the EBU adopted its document <I>Principles for Internet-Connected and Hybrid Television</I> which, it states, if applied, could deliver lower costs, greater choice and a better viewing experience for consumers. It called on all stakeholders to support and respect the principles.  More

London 2012 issues first sustainability report

Written on April 24, 2011 at 09:50, by

Setting out the ways in which London 2012 is taking sustainability considerations into new areas, ‘A Blueprint for change‘ covers the key themes set out in the original plan, first published in 2007.  More

Denmark to host Giro 2012 start

Written on April 24, 2011 at 09:47, by

La Gazzetta Dello Sport: After the positive experience of Holland 2010, next year’s race starts in Herning, in the heart of Jutland. There are 3 stages proposed for the country where everyone cycles.  More

ICC to reconsider controversial Cricket World Cup proposals

Written on April 20, 2011 at 09:40, by

Sports Business: International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar has asked the governing body’s board to reconsider its decision to reduce the number of teams competing at the Cricket World Cup from 14 to 10.  More

MEDIAPRO Produces the Real Madrid – FC Barcelona Match in 3D

Written on April 20, 2011 at 09:37, by

Live Production: For the very first time, 10 countries broadcast the match in 3D – 30 cameras and a team of 300 guaranteed the very best coverage of the match in 2D and 3D broadcast around the world.  More

Inside the game: the Rugby World Cup in 3D

Written on April 20, 2011 at 09:35, by

New Zealand: The news earlier this week that the final stages of this year’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand will be captured in 3D means a lot of work for a lot of people, particularly NZ-based 3DLive who will be orchestrating the action. Andy Stout talked to 3DLive Director, Ronel Schodt, about how her […]  More

IBC2011 starts here

Written on April 20, 2011 at 09:34, by

No sooner is NAB done, than registration for IBC2011 opens. www.ibc.org.  More

Sennheiser’s Hillbich ponders spectrum issues

Written on April 20, 2011 at 09:30, by

Italian magazine Backstage (Tecniche Nuove Editor, Milano) is publishing this month a long and interesting interview with Norbert Hilbich of Sennheiser Electronics, writes SVG Europe Italian Correspondent, Roberto Landini. His replies are concerned with European digital television and potential issues arising around radio-microphones and wireless devices in general. What follows is a kindly granted brief […]  More

ATG inks UK partnership deal with Amber Fin

Written on April 20, 2011 at 04:14, by

Sport broadcasters in the UK will have an easier time of tapping into AmberFin’s iCR product line designed for file-based workflows after ATG Broadcast signed a UK channel partnership agreement.  More