Monthly Archives: June 2015

Millennium Stadium named as 2016-17 Champions League Final venue

Written on June 30, 2015 at 09:56, by


New live studio production suite at Star India

Written on June 30, 2015 at 09:52, by

Star India, a wholly owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, has engaged Grass Valley to equip its sports studio at Mumbai with a suite of live production solutions. Equipment purchased includes the Densité modular signal management platform; Karrera K-Frame S-series switcher; and NVISION routing. “Grass Valley is honored to partner with such a highly regarded […]  More

Clear-Com IP intercom solutions deployed at the 2015 Dakar Rally

Written on June 30, 2015 at 09:46, by

Known to fans simply as The Dakar, the annual event attracts more than six hundred international competitors in four different categories — Bike, Quad, Car and Truck — travelling up to 900 kilometres a day across 13 stages through Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. The 2015 Dakar Rally, which was watched on television by a billion […]  More

IP transport first for Glastonbury Festival

Written on June 30, 2015 at 08:01, by

Six OBE C-100 encoders were used at the Glastonbury Festival to transport high quality HD broadcast feeds over IP from six stages to London, marking the first on-site IP delivery at Glastonbury. These feeds were then used on the web and Connected Red Button services. Using BBC Newsgathering’s expertise in using IP and commodity equipment […]  More

In-venue mobile video advertising: opportunities and potential revenue

Written on June 30, 2015 at 07:54, by

Streambolico, the Portuguese company behind the CrowdWiFi Streaming solution enabling fans to watch live video on smartphones and tablets, has produced a White Paper titled ‘In-venue Mobile Video Advertising: Opportunities and Potential Revenue’. Sports venues have only limited revenue streams, and one of the most profitable is advertising. The White Paper cites the example of the […]  More

Gearhouse goes IP for remote sports production with EVS Dyvi switcher

Written on June 30, 2015 at 07:37, by

Gearhouse Broadcast has acquired the new Dyvi IT-based switcher from EVS for use on location. This will enable it to offer broadcasters lower cost, more efficient production where a single rack of equipment can replace a large OB truck at an event. “Today, outside broadcasters, companies like Gearhouse Broadcast, fly their whole gear and crew, […]  More

TV4 Sweden news/sports studio sees new newsroom and graphics workflow

Written on June 30, 2015 at 06:52, by

Sweden’s TV4 has installed ChyronHego products to drive the newsroom and graphics workflow in its new studio, which is being used for all of TV4’s sports and newscasts and its morning show. “Our new set design and on-air graphics have a ‘wow’ factor meant to impress both audiences and advertisers, and that wow factor comes […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: Johan Apel, President and CEO, ChyronHego

Written on June 30, 2015 at 03:40, by

Even by its own prodigious standards, the last few months have been highly eventful for broadcast graphics, playout and real-time data visualisation specialist ChyronHego. The Lyric graphics creation solution has been selected for BT Sport and MOOV’s groundbreaking new 4K channel, the VirtualPlacement tool has been unveiled, and Carl Blandino has come onboard as chief […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: JP Delport, Broadcast Sales Director, Cobham Tactical Communications and Surveillance

Written on June 29, 2015 at 10:27, by

These are eventful and somewhat unpredictable days for companies specialising in RF technology as governments across Europe and the US continue to undertake auctions to help feed the mobile community’s ever-escalating need for wireless spectrum. Part of communications and connectivity giant Cobham, and a provider of a wide range of broadcast transitter and receiver solutions, […]  More Job of the Week: Livestream Operator, Sportradar

Written on June 29, 2015 at 10:02, by

Every week SVG Europe and join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity in sports broadcast and related disciplines. This week’s role is a full-time position, based in Linz, Austria, as livestream operator at Sportradar – a leading supplier of sports and betting-related data. As part of the Broadcast […]  More