Monthly Archives: November 2015

Media Burst adopts Leader to capture El Clasico in Ultra HD

Written on November 30, 2015 at 13:14, by

Media Burst, the systems integration company of the Mediapro group, chose three Leaader LV 5490 multi-screen waveform monitors for ultra-high definition coverage of the Real Madrid versus Barcelona football match in Madrid on Saturday November 21. The game was captured using 12 4K UHD cameras delivering wide angle and close-up coverage from various locations around […]  More

Multiscreen Index shows gains in worldwide TV subscribers

Written on November 30, 2015 at 12:19, by

The 100 leading pay-television services in the informitv Multiscreen Index increased their combined subscriber base by 0.95% in the third quarter of 2015. The services in the Multiscreen Index collectively account for around 380 million subscribing homes worldwide. They gained 3.74 million subscribers in the quarter. With most of numbers now in, 59 of the […]  More

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance welcomes WRC-15 decision

Written on November 30, 2015 at 12:16, by

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance supports the decision made at the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU’s) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) to maintain the ITU’s primary allocation of the lower UHF spectrum from 470 MHz to 694 MHz to terrestrial broadcasting (TV) services until at least 2023. In doing so, ITU Member States have rejected calls to make […]  More

FutureSource: Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality set to become mass-market proposition

Written on November 30, 2015 at 12:12, by

Interactive ‘experiential’ entertainment in the form of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) is set to become a mass-market proposition in the general market, with sport broadcasters and content providers using this technology as a complementary service, writes Heather McLean. Innovative, cutting edge technology and what it means to consumer entertainment continues to be on […]  More

Abekas joins SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor

Written on November 30, 2015 at 08:00, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that Abekas is the latest company to join the roster of Gold Sponsors. Abekas designs, manufactures, sells, and supports a line of professional HD/SD digital video/audio equipment. The product line includes: digital video/audio production servers; digital video/audio delay machines for live-broadcast profanity elimination; digital video/audio disk recorders; digital video […]  More Job of the Week: Data Journalist for Sports Events, Sportradar

Written on November 30, 2015 at 07:56, 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 (part-time/freelance) position is data journalist for sports events at Sportradar. Sportsdata – which is a brand of Sportradar – is seeking freelance candidates to attend sports venues for the […]  More

Hamburg voters reject city’s 2024 Olympics bid

Written on November 30, 2015 at 07:20, by


Guest Comment: Tom Ellis outlines a ‘week in the life’ of a NewTek 3Play operator

Written on November 30, 2015 at 06:03, by

As a certified NewTek 3Play operator Tom Ellis has a great deal of experience running high profile 3Play jobs. Here he discusses the kind of different set-ups, workflows, features and functions that are needed for a typical week in the life of a 3Play operator, providing instant and slow motion replays and more for sporting […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: BroaMan MD Tine Helmle on the rise of fibre and sports stadium impact

Written on November 30, 2015 at 05:37, by

Such is the impact that BroaMan has made in broadcast infrastructure circles that it is difficult to believe the company was founded as recently as January 2012. Established by the founders of optical digital fiber specialist Optocore, BroaMan has cultivated a portfolio that includes cost-effective converters offering low power consumption and high density, complete distribution […]  More

Simon Atkinson joins Bexel Global

Written on November 30, 2015 at 04:56, by

Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions has announced that Simon Atkinson will join the company in the role of head of projects for the company’s EMEA division. One of the most respected integration experts and engineers in live broadcast management, Atkinson brings nearly 25 years of experience to his new role. Bexel Global has supported major broadcasters […]  More