Monthly Archives: December 2012

Sky Sports readies 3D coverage for World Darts final

Written on December 31, 2012 at 14:17, by

The TV sports New Year kicks off tomorrow (1 January) with the final of the Ladbrokes PDC World Darts Championship, as 15-time champion Phil Taylor takes on young Dutch contender Michael van Gerwen. This is the first time the two have competed against each other in a televised final, which will be broadcast in both […]  More

Upsolut to co-market British Triathlon media rights

Written on December 31, 2012 at 08:38, by

British Triathlon has released details of a new commercial relationship with Upsolut Sport UK, with whom it has worked as its major event delivery partner since 2009 and the staging of the ITU World Triathlon Series event in London’s Hyde Park. The new deal takes place as triathlon continues to experience ‘significant participation growth’ in […]  More

FOX Sports to acquire SportsTime Ohio

Written on December 31, 2012 at 08:29, by

Although traditionally becalmed in terms of significant new deals, the holiday season has brought forth details of an agreement that will see FOX Sports Media Group acquire Sports Time Ohio, the Cleveland-based regional sports network that has been offering local telecasts of Cleveland Indians games for the past seven seasons. In addition, FOX Sports Media […]  More

ITV4 to screen 20 Africa Cup of Nations matches

Written on December 28, 2012 at 06:30, by

ITV4 has revealed that it is to show an unprecedented 20 live matches free-to-air from the Africa Cup of Nations 2013, which starts on 19 January in South Africa. Presenter Matt Smith will be joined by former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba, former Nigeria striker Kanu and South African player Quinton Fortune for live coverage. In […]  More

SVG Europe reveals Football Production Summit agenda

Written on December 28, 2012 at 05:00, by

The world’s most popular sport steps into the technology spotlight on 6 March in Paris for the second annual Football Production Summit. Organised by SVG Europe, the day’s agenda includes not only invaluable networking opportunities but also a chance to learn about the latest trends and technologies thanks to panel discussions that feature leading production […]  More

Oxygen DCT launches new multi-viewer range

Written on December 28, 2012 at 04:09, by

Shown for the first time at the recent BVE North exhibition, the MRS range incorporates triple rate 3Gbps/HD/SD-SDI and analogue performance. With its modular architecture and unmatched display configuration flexibility, the MRS range is suitable for any broadcast application that requires mission critical monitoring. The MRS range incorporates three frame sizes: a pocket-sized multi-viewer with […]  More

Lawo V_pro8 with release 1.0 in serial production

Written on December 27, 2012 at 10:00, by

Showcased at NAB and IBC, Lawo’s first video device, V_pro8, has been brought to release 1.0 level, leaving its prototype phase behind. The V_pro8 was developed to deliver powerful video processing in a compact form-factor. Features of the processor include high quality cross-format conversion, colour correction, and embedding/de-embedding. Modern high density audio connections such as […]  More

UK Sport aims for the sky after London 2012

Written on December 27, 2012 at 05:15, by

The UK’s high performance sports agency has unveiled a goal for the UK to be the first host nation to be more successful at both the next summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in terms of medals won, while creating a stronger, more sustainable high performance system to support future generations of athletes. To help achieve […]  More

Rotoworld surpasses 1 billion page views in 2012

Written on December 27, 2012 at 04:00, by

The Internet’s highest-trafficked fantasy sports information site, Rotoworld, exceeded one billion page views for the year on December 22, according to Omniture, representing the most views for a single year in the site’s 14-year history. With five days remaining in 2012,’s page view total is now 1.007 billion, a 25% increase over last year […]  More

Polecam details structural changes

Written on December 26, 2012 at 15:24, by

To enable the portable camera crane company to expand its operations both in Europe and around the globe, a shareholding has been taken by Graeme Chapman, former MD of Olympus UK and president of consumer business within Europe. “Polecam is a unique company with fantastic products,” says Chapman. “Steffan Hewitt, the current owner, has ambitious […]  More