Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 Year in Review – December

Written on December 28, 2011 at 09:01, by

And so our look back at the sports broadcasting events of 2011 concludes inside TopVision’s Ü2 OB truck, hears news of Canal+’s use of new tech on the latest classico, and, of course, we have a brace of reports from SVG’s League Technology Summit out in New York. Happy New Year…we have the feeling that […]  More

2011 Year in Review – November

Written on December 28, 2011 at 08:59, by

November, and Sky Sports juggles producing nine rugby matches over a weekend, while the curtain comes down on the tennis season, we look at archiving Italian football, and Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium gets seriously wired up.  More

2011 Year in Review – October

Written on December 28, 2011 at 08:59, by

The Rugby World Cup tournament ground on to its inevitable conclusion – certainly one the scriptwriters had all prepared for it – while Rome’s Eta Beta proudly showed off its latest OB truck, Sky Italia prepared its first 3D football tests, and SVGE went inside ESPN’s new London HQ.  More

2011 Year in Review – September

Written on December 28, 2011 at 08:58, by

If it’s September, it must be IBC, and you can read what we thought the main trends from the show were below. Meanwhile, SVGE held its extremely successful inaugural summit just before the show opened, it rained Biblical amounts again at another major golf tournament, we delved into castells in 3D, and on the other side […]  More

2011 Year in Review – August

Written on December 28, 2011 at 08:56, by

TV money now inevitably means that the winter sports start while the summer sports are still in full swing, and across Europe the football leagues ratcheted back into action while the cricket was still being played. SVGE also paid what will no doubt be the first of many visits to the Olympic Park, while the […]  More

2011 Year in Review – July

Written on December 27, 2011 at 11:22, by

With the European sports calender in its summer pomp, SVG looked back on successful Wimbledon broadcasts in both 2D and 3D, took a trip out to Germany to report on the Women’s World Cup, travelled down to Sandwich to watch The Open, and marvelled at France Télévisions exemplary coverage of all 3430.5km of Le Tour.  More

Season’s Greetings from SVG Europe

Written on December 21, 2011 at 12:05, by

The team at SVG Europe would like to wish all its readers across Europe and further afield a Happy Yuletide, a Merry Christmas, and a peaceful New Year. We have lots of plans for 2012- watch this space!      More

2011: Year in Review – June

Written on December 21, 2011 at 11:08, by

June finds summer sports dominating the European landscape, and SVGE was caught between two giant cycling events – Italy’s Giro and France’s Tour – while golf started looming large and Wimbledon prepared to take a leap into the stereoscopic future.  More

2011: Year in Review – May

Written on December 21, 2011 at 10:55, by

May, traditionally the month when many of Europe’s top leagues and championships hold their finals. Our May highlights therefore take us from the Bundesliga to the FA Cup and the Aviva Premiership via, er, the European Song Contest.  More

2011: Year in Review – April

Written on December 21, 2011 at 10:36, by

If it’s April, then it has to be NAB, and SVG Europe was, of course, front and centre in Las Vegas, and you can read the daily digests of our reporting here, here, and here. Elsewhere, there was misplaced optimism about the Rugby World Cup in 3D, the Grand National galloped across the UK broadcast […]  More