Monthly Archives: July 2013

Al Jazeera Sport unveils star-studded Premier League line-up

Written on July 30, 2013 at 11:34, by

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Lawo fit-out for ORF RP7

Written on July 30, 2013 at 11:31, by

A thorough refurbishment was commissioned in July 2012 to bring the ORF RP7 news control room in line with current technology, including switching from SD to HD production. To ensure its audio facilities matched the new picture standards, the upgrade included two Lawo mc²66 digital broadcast mixing consoles. The main console is fitted with 56 […]  More

Technomad amps boost match day sound at Excelsior Springs

Written on July 30, 2013 at 11:23, by

As part of a long-overdue audio upgrade to the outdoor stadium at Excelsior Springs High School in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, two Technomad PowerChiton 500 modules have been installed to drive the loudspeakers. Kansas City-based systems integrator Harvest Productions, which performed the upgrade, housed the new PowerChiton modules inside the stadium’s scoreboard.  The compact PowerChiton design […]  More

BT Sport prepares to go live; a new era for sports broadcast beckons?

Written on July 30, 2013 at 10:57, by

BT Sport launches with three channels on 1 August and is in the midst of last minute technical preparations and rehearsals at its new studios centre in east London. Industry journalists had the opportunity last Monday (22 July) to look ‘round the broadcast complex in the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park and discuss the project […]  More

Riedel Artist for new KTLA 5 truck

Written on July 30, 2013 at 10:27, by

Broadcast station KTLA 5 in Los Angeles has incorporated the Riedel Artist 32 digital matrix intercom system into a new mobile production truck serving all West Coast Tribune Company broadcast stations from Seattle to San Diego. The Riedel system offers robust functionality, versatile configuration options, and the ease of use required to ensure clear, flexible […]  More

EVS servers, asset suites for BT Sport facility

Written on July 30, 2013 at 10:23, by

The new Timeline Television facility that provides a complete managed service to BT Sport – launching this Thursday (1 August) – has already been the subject of extensive coverage on SVG Europe. Now EVS has revealed its role in the project, having supplied 12 of its latest XT3 and XS studio servers for live production […]  More

Megahertz discusses challenges of Timeline Television fit-out

Written on July 30, 2013 at 10:06, by

The new facility for Timeline Television – located in part of the International Broadcasting Centre that was constructed for the London 2012 Games – will be home to the new BT Sport channels, which are scheduled to launch this Thursday (1 August). A leading provider of post, OB and studio-based facilities, Timeline Television is partner […]  More

Grass Valley upgrades K2 server products with AVC-LongG support

Written on July 29, 2013 at 16:01, by

The newest upgrade to Grass Valley‘s K2 server products includes powerful compression support for Panasonic’s new AVC-LongG (Advanced Video Codec/Long Group Of Pictures) compression type, which the company announced at NAB 2013. Grass Valley’s K2 Summit and K2 Solo are the first broadcast servers on the market to support playout of the AVC-LongG recording format, […]  More

Harmonic playout, processing for new BT Sport channels

Written on July 29, 2013 at 15:55, by

BT Sport has built a scalable, efficient production and playout system for its new sports television channels on Harmonic video infrastructure. The comms giant and now broadcaster is using Harmonic processing, storage and playout systems to enable fast-turn production and to support timely, high-quality broadcasts of high-profile live sports. The BT Sport facility will broadcast […]  More

BT Sport inks partnership with Scottish Rugby

Written on July 29, 2013 at 15:48, by

BT Sport will feature as the shirt sponsor for both Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby as part of a four-year sponsorship deal with Scottish Rugby. The new sports channels’ distinctive logo will be displayed on the front of both clubs’ shirts as they compete in the RaboDirect PRO12 and Heineken Cup. This new landmark partnership […]  More