Monthly Archives: May 2014

More spectrum changes possible for sports broadcasters

Written on May 30, 2014 at 12:23, by

Wireless technologies are an integral part of television sports production, with microphones, cameras, in-ear monitors (IEMs), and communications systems connected over radio frequencies delivering the flexibility broadcasters and facilities companies need to work on increasingly large-scale events. Demand for spectrum in broadcasting continues to grow but this is matched and exceeded by the telecom sector […]  More

Italy lands 2016 IPC Athletics Euros

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StypeGrip brings augmented reality to Heineken Cup

Written on May 30, 2014 at 11:32, by

Sky Sports used Vizrt graphics and StypeGrip 3D virtual studio technology to create innovative augmented-reality graphics to its presentation of the Heineken Cup rugby final. The StypeGrip tracking software allowed the graphics to be locked to the movements of the remote camera head, however it was panned, tilted or zoomed. Sky had used the system […]  More

BT Sport to broadcast Wimbledon warm-up events

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Report: BBC and ITV will win rights for next two World Cups after rivals opt out of bidding for the tournaments

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SONUMA specifies Quantum StorNext 5 for major archival project

Written on May 30, 2014 at 05:14, by

Belgium-based SONUMA (Société de NUMérisation et de commercialisation des Archives audiovisuelles) has chosen Quantum’s StorNext 5 content workflow solutions to help with a large-scale digitisation and digital restoration project. Founded in 2009, SONUMA is a subsidiary of RTBF (Radio Télévision Belge Francophone) and Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles in the Walloon region of Belgium. As the owner of […]  More

Red Bull Air Race provides a double-victory for AKG

Written on May 30, 2014 at 05:06, by

While Hannes Arch, co-architect of HARMAN’s AKG AV100 aviation headphones, was the winner of the Red Bull Air Race in Rovinj, Croatia, the moderator’s bench also featured its own extensive selection of HARMAN’s AKG wireless microphones, headsets and in-ear monitoring systems. The AKG systems provided communication on and off the racecourse during the commencement and […]  More

Entries now open for IABM Design and Innovation Awards 2014

Written on May 30, 2014 at 05:00, by

The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) is inviting entries for the 2014 Design and Innovation Awards. The awards recognise new solutions that offer significant benefits or new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry. This year applications are invited for nine industry segments with more awards and more winners. Companies large and small, specialist […]  More

Studer Vista 1 broadcast desk – now with Lexicon effects

Written on May 30, 2014 at 04:55, by

HARMAN’s Studer has released the version 5.1 upgrade for its Vista 1 console, adding Lexicon effects processing to the Vista 1 digital broadcast console. Product manager Roger Heiniger says: “The new software enables the built-in Lexicon FX surround processors [2 engines with up to 8 mono effects processors] for the Vista 1, controlled directly from […]  More

A cause for ENVY with the first Avid S6 in central London

Written on May 30, 2014 at 04:53, by

Scrub, a division of HHB Communications Ltd, has supplied ENVY Post Production with the first Avid S6 control surface in Central London. Scrub installed and configured the S6 in a new audio suite in Envy’s second building in Rathbone Place, Soho, where it will be used for the quick turnaround of film trailers, VOD, high-production […]  More