Monthly Archives: February 2014

BVE 2014: It’s been a long journey but this show has arrived

Written on February 28, 2014 at 11:08, by

It’s been a long journey, but turns out there is a reward at arrival. The protracted merger of the old Video Expo and Broadcast Production shows, so hotly debated for so many years – involving the culture clash of those prosumer wedding-video guys and the more upmarket broadcast and Soho post crowd – is now […]  More

At NAB 2014, Panasonic To Introduce High-Speed, 4K VariCams and AVC Ultra P2 Camcorder

Written on February 28, 2014 at 10:11, by

Panasonic’s NAB 2014 booth will feature products designed with sports production in mind, including a new P2 camcorder, a VariCam high-speed camera that can record at 1080p/240 fps, the company’s first 4K VariCam, and the new AV-HS6000 production switcher with two mix effects. The two new VariCam units, one offering 4K and the other offering […]  More

Sennheiser implements sports broadcast-friendly hearing management technology

Written on February 28, 2014 at 03:32, by

With technology introduced to the Sennheiser HD25 headphone range, Sennheiser Solutions has become the first company to market LimitEar’s HDM Pro device, which enables sound levels to be adjusted dynamically to reduce the impact of NIHL (noise-induced hearing loss). LimitEar’s patented Hearing Dose Management technology goes beyond the functionality of the limiters currently available to […]  More

Video over IP specialist Mobile Viewpoint supporting H.265, VP-9

Written on February 28, 2014 at 03:29, by

Mobile Viewpoint, the leading European company involved in video transmission over bonded IP networks, reports that it has become the first in this space to implement the latest H.265 and VP-9 video codecs. These allow for even greater resilience and HD video quality, delivered at half the bitrate. Using patented bonding technology, combining 3G/4G/LTE/WiFi/Wimax/Ethernet and […]  More

BT Sport secures exclusive live Bundesliga for UK, Ireland until 2017

Written on February 27, 2014 at 05:35, by

BT Sport has won another victory by securing exclusively live German Bundesliga football in the UK and Republic of Ireland until 2017, following a competitive tender for the new rights. The new two-year contract, which starts in September 2015, means that BT Sport will show around 115 live matches a season from the highly-rated German […]  More

Vodafone Germany, Ericsson conduct first LTE Broadcast live trial

Written on February 27, 2014 at 05:33, by

Vodafone Germany has become the first European carrier to conduct live tests with LTE Broadcast in collaboration with communications technology and services provider Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies and Samsung. The trial took place at Borussia Mönchengladbach’s stadium on Saturday 22 February, when they played 1899 Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga. LTE Broadcast – also known as evolved […]  More

Anton/Bauer, Litepanels help to deliver pre-Super Bowl coverage for FOX

Written on February 26, 2014 at 05:48, by

When FOX Sports needed engineering and broadcast solutions for the days of live coverage leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII and the network’s pre-game coverage recently, the company elected to call in Bexel. Also part of the network’s game plan were Autoscript teleprompters, Litepanels LED fixtures, and a mix of Vinten and Sachtler camera supports […]  More

Squawka serves up soccer data

Written on February 26, 2014 at 05:42, by

Squawka is one of the new breed of football websites and apps powered by vast amounts of data – in this case provided by Opta – that offer a completely new level of fan engagement with the sport. SVG Europe spoke to its co-founder & CEO, Sanjit Atwal, about attracting media buyers, how it differentiates […]  More

BVE 2014: Cambridge Imaging Systems, Quantum in scalable publishing solution partnership

Written on February 26, 2014 at 05:35, by

Cambridge Imaging Systems has announced a partnership with Quantum Corp to provide a scalable and secure end-to-end solution for content owners who need to store, catalogue and distribute media via a branded, feature-rich web interface. The combination of Cambridge Imaging Systems’ Imagen Media Asset Management and Publishing system and Quantum’s StorNext 5 creates a collaborative […]  More

Autoscript to introduce remote teleprompting system

Written on February 26, 2014 at 05:31, by

WinPlus Remote, newly announced by Autoscript, is an iOS-based teleprompting system that delivers up-to-date scripts to users in the field, anywhere in the world. The technology is also suited to remote news bureaus and smaller newsroom operations. When WinPlus Remote is installed on a networked PC in the production facility, the latest version of the […]  More