Monthly Archives: July 2014

World Cup should not be held in Russia, Nick Clegg says

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Analyst: no additional advantage in premium sports rights for BSkyB

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Snell to showcase next generation IP routing, Media Biometrics

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At this year’s IBC, Snell will offer attendees a view into the future of highly efficient broadcast production, showcasing product innovations for live TV, IP routing and playout automation. With new technology offerings including powerful Media Biometrics, configurable switcher control, and next-generation IP routing, the company will demonstrate how broadcasters can boost efficiency, open up […]  More

I-MOVIX X10 UHD 4K system now supporting both SSM and USM at 1000fps

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I-MOVIX has extended the performance of its X10 UHD, the industry’s first 4K ultra-slow motion system, to support both continuous super slow motion (SSM) and ultra slow motion (USM) at frame rates of up to 1000fps. Combining the core X10 ultra-motion technology with Vision Research’s Phantom Flex4K camera, X10 UHD supports operation in a range […]  More

SVG Europe reveals Sport Production Award recipients

Written on July 29, 2014 at 06:16, by

Sportsvision will be acknowledged for its groundbreaking technical achievement related to the use of graphics and tracking data for the America’s Cup in 2013 during the SVG Europe Sports Production Award Reception, to be held on the evening of 13 September in the RAI Convention Center. The America’s Cup technical achievement will be honoured alongside […]  More

Lawo V_link4 helps to deliver autoball championship coverage

Written on July 29, 2014 at 06:12, by

Equipped with Lawo’s new V__link4 system, the 16-camera vehicle from German OB service provider RecordLab TV & Media GmbH was deployed for the first time in early June when production company Brainpool broadcast the Total Autoball World Championship 2014 from the Lanxess Arena in Cologne. An all-in-one-box solution for video contribution over IP, V__link4 combines […]  More

Heuvelman deploys Riedel TETRA for Rabobank Hockey World Cup

Written on July 29, 2014 at 03:50, by

The Netherlands’ Heuvelman Sound & Vision B.V. used Riedel equipment to provide an interconnected digital TETRA system and intercom system for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014, which concluded in mid-June in The Hague. Throughout the field hockey tournament, the Riedel installation supported HD video transport for two LED screens in Kyocera Stadium, audio and […]  More

Civolution appoints sports veteran to Teletrax broadcast analytics business

Written on July 28, 2014 at 11:39, by

Civolution has announced the appointment of Luke Boyle as sales director, Teletrax. Boyle brings 20 years’ experience in the media and sports markets to Civolution, including the launch of his own company and various management and sales roles at Sport Business Group, Press Association Sport and Kantar Sport. Boyle will be joining Civolution’s media analytics […]  More

Axon to celebrate 20th presence at IBC; launch Cerebrum software

Written on July 28, 2014 at 05:16, by

This year at IBC, Axon will celebrate its 20th presence and mark the European launch of Axon’s monitoring and control software, Cerebrum. The launch coincides with Cerebrum wins at CTV and ESPN Mexico. Where software normally is either specialised for use for control or for monitoring of broadcast devices Cerebrum combines both applications. Flexibility is […]  More

Tour de France: Euro Media captures action with GV LDX cameras

Written on July 28, 2014 at 04:20, by

Euro Media Group – the firm responsible for the overall wireless coverage of the Tour de France – used five new LDX WorldCam cameras from Grass Valley to provide up-close footage from five motorcycles following the action throughout each stage of this year’s epic race. “Each year, the pressure to provide higher quality, ‘heat-of-the-action’ coverage […]  More