Monthly Archives: March 2012

OB-Team highlights EVS role

Written on March 28, 2012 at 14:08, by

Norway’s OB-Team has been talking about the role that EVS kit plays in its latest generation of OB vehicles, including its 3D-capable HD3 unit which has XT3 high-speed production servers beating at its heart.  More

Riedel launches AVB range for intercoms

Written on March 28, 2012 at 12:35, by

Eschewing the normal NAB-launch route, Riedel Communications has premiered a suite of AVB products for the Artist digital matrix intercom platform at this year’s Prolight+Sound. AVB allows for transporting AES3/EBU audio in real-time with guaranteed bandwidth and quality of service (QoS) via Ethernet-based Local Area Networks.  More

Germany’s controls with Broadcast Pix kit

Written on March 28, 2012 at 12:25, by, a local TV station covering the Emsland and Grafschaft Bentheim district in Lower Saxony, is using a Broadcast Pix Granite 5000 Video Control Centre in the control room of its brand-new studio and a Slate 1000 Video Control Centre in its OB van. Primarily, the station uses its systems to produce a daily newscast […]  More

NAB Preview Part Two

Written on March 28, 2012 at 12:14, by

More from this year’s NAB…    More

TV football rights in Italy: from stadium to studio

Written on March 28, 2012 at 09:09, by

If you think Italy is worthwhile almost only for football and food, you are probably right, since all the rest at the moment seems rather slack…    More

Cinegy scores at Gol Medya in Turkey

Written on March 27, 2012 at 14:40, by

With the launch of TRT Spor’s new football programme ‘Futbol Atesi’, production company Gol Medya needed more than ever to be ready to go on air directly after the football matches are over, which it now does by using Cinegy kit that allows the production team to preview and edit whilst ingesting live events.  More

Tightrope’s ZEPLAY pushes the envelope in Manila

Written on March 27, 2012 at 14:20, by

A bit further afield than usual: Manila-based Video Gear, a supplier of OB facilities to TV networks in the Philippines, has been talking about its ZEPLAY multichannel instant replay server from Tightrope Media Systems, which has impressed TV director Dong Capinpuyan, Head of Sports5 Production.  More

Rees rejoins ESPN to push digital

Written on March 27, 2012 at 12:05, by

Arne Rees has rejoined ESPN International as vice president, international digital media. He will be based in New York City and finds himself responsible for expanding the digital growth of ESPN around the world, working in close conjunction with the company’s regional offices.   More

Canal+ targets web with sports content

Written on March 27, 2012 at 11:11, by

The Canal+ interactive facility has done very well on the web. The subsidiary is pursuing its development and is increasingly able to provide more sports choices for Internet users. It plans to become an extension of the brand on the web.   More

NAB Preview Part One

Written on March 27, 2012 at 11:08, by

NAB is a little over two weeks away, so high time to start previewing what we know will be happening at the show. Our US sister site has been doing sterling work in this field for over a month now, so what follows are bite-sized previews with links to the longer stories if anyone wants […]  More