Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bexel took delivery of 30 Grass Valley LDX cameras ahead of World Cup commitments

Written on July 31, 2014 at 03:55, by

Grass Valley supplied 30 LDX Première advanced imaging cameras to Bexel, a leading provider of high-end audio and video equipment rentals, production gear and fiber services, for coverage of the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup. Bexel provides engineered systems and technical support to television production teams and film crews. The company has offices across the […]  More

Live from the Commonwealth Games: S+V’s Jeff Foulser delivers report

Written on July 31, 2014 at 03:05, by

It’s halfway through the XX Commonwealth Games and SVG Europe finds Sunset +Vine chairman Jeff Foulser in a calm and happy, but still cautious mood. A Royal visit is expected to the central Games’ SECC Precinct and security is tight, but inside the IBC the continuing sunny weather and warm reception for the broadcast coverage […]  More

The Garden using Forscene platform for reality series

Written on July 31, 2014 at 02:52, by

Forbidden Technologies, the owner and developer of the cloud video platform Forscene, has announced that UK production company The Garden used Forscene to speed up its logging and editing workflow on the eight-part reality series On the Yorkshire Buses, a show it is producing along with GroupM Entertainment for Channel 5. Forscene ensured that all […]  More

Tour de France 2014: Globecast provides satellite infrastructure

Written on July 31, 2014 at 02:48, by

Globecast has once again helped bring innovative and dramatic coverage of one of the world’s most iconic sporting events, the Tour de France, to viewers both across France and internationally. François Persiaux, Globecast’s director of contribution, France, says: “The Tour de France is a huge sporting occasion, and one whose popularity continues to grow as […]  More

Broadcast RF deploys Cobham Nano HD TX transmitter for horse-racing coverage

Written on July 30, 2014 at 09:48, by

Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its Nano HD TX wireless transmitter as part of a wireless camera facility installed by Broadcast RF for coverage of Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby transmitted by Channel 4. A small, discreet camera transmitter system was installed by Broadcast RF in the […]  More

Live from the Commonwealth Games: a look inside the IBC

Written on July 30, 2014 at 06:35, by

SVG Europe has been onsite at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, deep in the heart of the IBC, which is situated on the banks of the River Clyde at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC). Or to be precise, it’s located in the car park of the sprawling SECC Precinct, which also hosts […]  More

ATG Danmon plans extensive broadcast systems showcase

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

ATG Danmon will promote its all-embracing range of broadcast systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation support capabilities at IBC2014. This includes workflow optimisation for live and file-based production environments, media asset management and archiving, signing, post-production, presentation and playout, as well as OB production trucks and satellite link vehicles. Exhibiting on stand 8.B51, ATG […]  More

Square Box Systems to highlight ‘money-spinning asset management opportunities’

Written on July 30, 2014 at 04:24, by

Square Box Systems, leading developer of digital asset management systems, will focus on how its latest CatDV 11 software enables content owners to easily repurpose and monetise their media assets, while also significantly improving end-to-end workflow efficiency – from production and post production, through to delivery and distribution – in broadcast, cinema and IPTV applications […]  More

Aspera comment: high-speed transfers, automation power BT Sport’s file-based workflows, disaster recovery

Written on July 30, 2014 at 04:04, by

Live sports have driven much of today’s broadcast-production innovation, writes François Quereuil, senior director, worldwide marketing, Aspera, an IBM company. The number and frequency of sports events is increasing, along with the pace of production and innovation. Globalisation is driving international fan bases, and new media is changing how content is delivered to fans. But […]  More

Camera Corps reflects on its ‘exhilarating’ sporting year

Written on July 30, 2014 at 03:56, by

“Speciality cameras for major international sports events continue to feature high on our agenda this year,” says Shaun Glanville, director of business development at Camera Corps. “Events captured by our production partners using Camera Corps equipment and services this year have so far included the Winter Games in Sochi, Isle of Man TT, Wimbledon Lawn […]  More