Monthly Archives: October 2012

Should on-pitch referee mics be broadcast and recorded?

Written on October 31, 2012 at 13:27, by

A former chief executive of the English Football Association (FA) has called for the output of the on-pitch referees’ microphone to be broadcast and recorded as part of the television and radio coverage of matches. Mark Palios’ comments on BBC sports radio station 5 Live follow Sunday’s Chelsea-Manchester United game, during which referee Mark Clattenburg […]  More

GlobalSportsJobs revamps site; adds video features

Written on October 31, 2012 at 11:04, by

London 2012 Deputy Chairman Sir Keith Mills says the professionalism demonstrated in running the Olympic and Paralympic Games will stand the UK sports industry in good stead as it is forced to up its game to succeed in difficult economic times. Speaking in the first instalment of an in-depth video interview on the newly revamped […]  More

Ross Video selected to cover Georgian election

Written on October 31, 2012 at 10:12, by

Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) selects Ross Video for live coverage of the general Georgian Election in Tbilisi, Georgia.   To cover the groundbreaking elections in October, Georgian Public Broadcaster – the national public broadcaster – installed a virtual studio with augmented reality graphics.  To make their production a reality, GPB used Ross Video, a solutions […]  More

Aspera expands EMEA presence during growth phase

Written on October 31, 2012 at 09:49, by

On the back of unprecedented triple-digit growth, Aspera, creator of patented fasp transport technology that moves the world’s digital assets at maximum speed, has announced a series of strategic appointments to support further EMEA expansion across a range of industries – media, entertainment, life sciences, financial services and enterprise IT. The appointments of Glenn Broere, […]  More

Spectralogic intros 10 GbE iSCSI connectivity

Written on October 31, 2012 at 09:12, by

SpectraLogic now has support for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)  iSCSI connectivity as an interface option for the Spectra T-Series tape libraries. The 10GbE iSCSI connectivity technology is a partnership with Bridgeworks utilising its EFC102200 10GbE iSCSI to Fibre Channel (FC) Bridge, and allows modern data centers to achieve total flexibility, performance and simple integration of […]  More

Blackmagic Design does the trick for F1 Indian Grand Prix

Written on October 31, 2012 at 09:09, by

Netherlands-based BP Satellite Solutions is providing RF camera services to broadcasters televising the Formula One Indian Grand Prix World Championship using Blackmagic broadcast infrastructure products, including the Compact Videohub and Videohub Smart Control. Commentary teams from TV Globo, RTL Germany, ZDF Sport, VIASAT (Sweden, Denmark and Norway) and MTV3 Finland are using the solution to […]  More

ESPN takes ESPNcricinfo mobile

Written on October 29, 2012 at 12:35, by

Starting from humble beginnings at the very dawn of the Internet, ESPNcricinfo has, over 19 years, become one of the main specialist sports Websites on the Web, serving 800 million page views during the recent Twenty20 World Cup. And, with an app launched during the tournament in September, ESPN is serious about taking the site […]  More

NBC Universal lands exclusive US rights Barclays Premier League

Written on October 29, 2012 at 10:50, by

NBC Universal, via the NBC Sports Group, has acquired the exclusive U.S. media rights to the Premier League through a multi-year agreement that begins with the 2013-14 season, both parties announced today. Per the agreement, NBCUniversal becomes the exclusive English- and Spanish-language media rights holder to all 380 Premier League matches across all platforms and […]  More

Germany’s Betamobil embraces ATEME for DSNG needs

Written on October 29, 2012 at 10:38, by

German broadcast service provider Betamobil has extended its relationship with ATEME for video contribution by equipping a fourth DSNG (Digital Satellite News Gathering) vehicle with Kyrion Encoder/Decoder solution. This follows up to two years faultless operation of Kyrion gears in three other Betamobil DSNGs. “Our decision to stay with ATEME to equip our new vehicle […]  More

Analogue TV goes dark in the UK

Written on October 26, 2012 at 14:25, by

Analogue television transmission has been switched off in the UK after 75 years on-air. The final phase of the digital switchover (DSO) happened in Northern Ireland at midnight on 24 October, giving viewers in the Province access to the Freeview digital terrestrial TV (DTT) for the first time. The change to new high-power digital transmitters […]  More