Monthly Archives: February 2013

DTV Audio Group Seminar Set for April 7

Written on February 28, 2013 at 10:29, by

The DTV Audio Group, in association with the Sports Video Group has scheduled the 2013 DTV Audio Production and Distribution Seminar for Sunday April 7 during the NAB Show. It will be held at 1:00-5:30 p.m. at the Alexis Park Hotel, 375 East Harmon, Las Vegas. Registration for this free-of-charge event is now open, and all […]  More

After BT deal news, ESPN discusses digital media opportunities

Written on February 28, 2013 at 09:53, by

Tuesday (26 March) brought the news that BT is to expand its sports broadcasting interests with the acquisition of ESPN’s UK and Ireland TV channels business, primarily comprising the ESPN and ESPN America channels and their live sports rights portfolio, including the FA Cup, Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League, UEFA Europa League, and the German […]  More

MTV Media Finland integrating social media with Orad, Astucemedia

Written on February 28, 2013 at 09:30, by

MTV Media Finland is using the Orad/Astucemedia platform to integrate social media networks for the  new Finland-based social TV channel, AVA. The broadcaster employs Orad for graphics playout and Astucemedia Data Platform to moderate, manage data for channel bugs, headlines, uploaded pictures, tag lines, tweets, and likes with data from Twitter, Facebook, and other social […]  More

NAB 2013: Harris to bring new loudness monitoring to Videotek MSA

Written on February 28, 2013 at 08:35, by

Harris Broadcast has announced plans for several new Videotek test and measurement products and enhancements, including the addition of loudness monitoring and enhanced multi-image display capabilities for its MSA Series of multi-source analysis software products, enabling more test and measurement functionality in the compressed domain. At the NAB 2013 Show, Harris Broadcast will demonstrate how […]  More

EBU, IPC partner for 2014, 2016 Paralympic Games

Written on February 28, 2013 at 08:19, by

The European Broadcasting Union, operating EUROVISION, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have formed a multiservice partnership covering the media rights on all platforms for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, the Rio 2016 Paralympic Summer Games and various other para-sport events. Under the new terms, the EBU will exploit the media rights for all […]  More

Nevion appoints Techex to serve as key UK partner

Written on February 28, 2013 at 08:16, by

Bracknell-based Techex specialises in supplying video over IP solutions and was previously a UK partner for T-VIPS before the merger with Nevion. The new agreement will see Techex provide sales and technical support across Nevion’s full suite of professional broadcast and media transport solutions for IP, optical and terrestrial networks. “We’ve decided to partner with […]  More

Antenna ambition: David Meynell on SIS LIVE’s DriveForce

Written on February 28, 2013 at 07:29, by

David Meynell, managing director of SIS LIVE, says that the company has received an “extremely positive” reaction to its 1.8m vehicle mounted antenna system, DriveForce. The culmination of an 18-month R&D effort, DriveForce was developed specifically to combat high-wind environments, such as golf links courses. “For a number of years, SIS LIVE has developed products […]  More

Singapore ice rink install calls for a Community approach

Written on February 26, 2013 at 07:42, by

Electronics & Engineering (E&E) has completed the installation of a Community sound system at Singapore’s first Olympic-size ice rink at JCube. The 60 x 30 metre rink has a 460-seat gallery and can be used for community skating or more competitive sporting events, including speed or figure skating and ice hockey. It can also host […]  More

SVG SportTech Journal Google app goes live

Written on February 26, 2013 at 07:35, by

A dedicated app for SportTech Journal – the annual publication produced by Sports Video Group Europe – is now available for download through Google Play. The application is powered by Godengo+ Texterity, a leading force in digital publishing technology that provides hundreds of online digital publication and mobile magazine apps. SportTech Journal focuses on the […]  More

SVG Football Production Summit 2013: register now!

Written on February 26, 2013 at 03:53, by

Once again, the world’s most popular sport will step into the technology spotlight on 6 March in Paris for the Football Production Summit 2013, organised by SVG Europe. Panel sessions on the leading technology issues of the moment will combine with invaluable networking opportunities during a busy day-long programme. Following a tour of host venue […]  More