Monthly Archives: September 2011

CTV heads out on the links for Dunhill Championship

Written on September 30, 2011 at 12:09, by

It might only be a decade old, but the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is already firmly established on the golfing world’s calendar. It presents unique challenges too, both for the golfers and the CTV production team that has to cover the three courses for Sky and the world feed – the Old Course at St […]  More

MacKenzie launches Sports Tonight Live

Written on September 30, 2011 at 09:22, by

Legendary, not to mention controversial, UK media figure Kelvin MacKenzie has launched Sports Tonight Live, a new channel delivered via IPTV on the UK’s Freeview HD platform, and the first to use VisionIPTV’s studio production and IPTV services.  More

L’Hoest and EVS part company

Written on September 30, 2011 at 08:58, by

Managing Director and CEO of EVS, not to mention co-founder way back in 1994, Pierre L’Hoest, has left EVS with immediate effect, with the company citing the challenges of growth as necessitating “a new system of governance.”  More

Antik develops STB for Sisvel’s 3D Tile format

Written on September 29, 2011 at 08:34, by

Sisvel Technology has forged a technical partnership with Antik Technology for the development of hardware supporting Sisvel Technology’s 3D Tile format. The first of Antik’s 3D Tile Format-enabled devices — the Juice 3D Extreme HD 3DTV IP/DVB set-top box — will be shown at Electronic Asia.  More

Eurosport Asia-Pacific launches HD channel

Written on September 29, 2011 at 08:24, by

Eurosport has unveiled a new high definition channel available to operators and viewers across its Asia-Pacific territories, adding to Eurosport Asia-Pacific and Eurosportnews which are currently distributed in 19 countries and territories across the region.  More

IBC 2011 Photo Gallery: From the SVG Europe Awards to the IBC showfloor

Written on September 28, 2011 at 14:45, by

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CTV copes with Solheim Cup deluge

Written on September 28, 2011 at 13:40, by

Ireland: Either the gods genuinely dislike golf, or the game’s simply enormously unlucky, as the last three big tournaments in Britain and Ireland have been hit by some fairly extreme rainfall. Last year’s Ryder Cup, this year’s Open, and last weekend the Solheim Cup at Ireland’s Killeen Castle – CTV’s Technical Director, Hamish Greig, has […]  More

SNTV Digital cued for October launch

Written on September 27, 2011 at 16:05, by

SNTV, the joint venture between Associated Press and IMG which distributes sports content to around 400 broadcasters every day, is launching its new SNTV Digital system aimed primarily at digital publishers on 1 October.  More

Audio @ IBC – revisited

Written on September 27, 2011 at 15:51, by

Dan Daley’s wrap-up of a few more key new products and announcements in the audio field from the annual Amsterdam jamboree.  More

SVGE welcomes Ross Video as Gold Sponsor

Written on September 27, 2011 at 11:10, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that Ross Video has joined the organisation as a Gold Sponsor. Ross products are found in over 100 countries and are used 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to produce and distribute video and audio signals.  More