Monthly Archives: June 2016

Virtual Reality To Debut at Olympics in Rio; NBC To Stream VR Content via Samsung Devices

Written on June 30, 2016 at 10:31, by

Virtual reality will make its Olympics debut this summer, as Olympics Broadcast Services (OBS) will produce 85 hours of VR programming on a one-day delay at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. The VR content will be supplied to NBC Olympics, which will deliver the coverage exclusively to authenticated users of compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphones together with […]  More

France Télévisions brings further innovation to this year’s Tour de France

Written on June 30, 2016 at 03:29, by

The largest and most prestigious of all European cycling races, which began on July 2, is an opportunity for host broadcaster France Télévisions to introduce exciting exciting technology, with the aim being even greater viewer engagement for its live coverage. Whilst the Tour always draws massive audiences to the pubcaster’s channels during the summer, the […]  More

SVG Europe opens nominations for 2016 Sport Production Achievement Awards

Written on June 30, 2016 at 02:05, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that it is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Sport Production Achievement Awards, which will be presented during its traditional Saturday night drinks reception at IBC on 10 September 2016. Nominations of superlative projects to have taken place since August 15, 2015, are being accepted in the following three […]  More

Nevion adds to France Télévisions’ monitoring capabilities

Written on June 29, 2016 at 11:02, by

Virtual media production infrastructure specialist Nevion has supplied a host of probes to France Télévisions in order to enhance the country’s public national broadcaster’s monitoring capabilities. The TNS 4200 probes are cost-effective devices for monitoring video-centric networks at various locations and have been deployed at every main France Télévisions location across the country. As part […]  More Job of the Week: Technology Director, RFU

Written on June 29, 2016 at 07:09, by

Every week SVG Europe and join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity in sports broadcasting and related disciplines. This week’s role is technology director at the Rugby Football Union (RFU), based at Twickenham Stadium, London. The RFU is the national governing body for grassroots and elite rugby in […]  More

SSL and Audinate technology selected for FIFA World Congress coverage

Written on June 29, 2016 at 05:28, by

Evident Productions recently provided consulting and infrastructure design for the 66th FIFA World Congress in Mexico City, specifying the flexible SSL Network I/O: SDI as the core component in the crucial broadcast infrastructure for embedding, de-embedding, and distribution, using an Audinate Dante audio over IP network as the source. The SSL Network I/O: SDI has […]  More

SVG Europe welcomes Supponor as new Gold Sponsor

Written on June 29, 2016 at 05:18, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce the latest addition to its line-up of Gold sponsors I the form of Supponor, which is a market leader in the emerging field of augmented reality digital ad replacement for real-time broadcast and streaming of in-stadium perimeter advertising. The company’s pioneering solutions have been deployed in a broad range […]  More

Riedel Communications network and intercom solutions for new Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium

Written on June 29, 2016 at 04:58, by

France’s new Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium is using a variety of solutions from Riedel Communications. Together, the Riedel MediorNet real-time media network, RockNet digital audio network, Artist digital matrix intercom system, Acrobat wireless intercom system, and Performer digital partyline system provide a decentralised fiber-based network for flexible signal transport, routing, and processing, as well as […]  More

Sony IP Live: Interoperable production is all about partnerships

Written on June 28, 2016 at 11:45, by

With the opening of Sony’s new IP Live Studio at Pinewood Film Studios, and its new participation in the Networked Media Incubator project of the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Sony hopes to demonstrate that it really is serious about interoperability as the heart of IP production. Indeed, at its official launch in Pinewood, Sony […]  More

UEFA EURO 2016 digital services insights from deltatre International Football Managing Director Gilles Mas

Written on June 28, 2016 at 06:36, by

UEFA EURO 2016 sees UEFA offer its broadcast partners and their audiences even more digital content than ever before, as part of their long-term commitment to broadcast and technical innovation. This content, ranging from live match streams, multi-angle clips to enhanced data and statistics is available on a variety of platforms and devices, including mobiles, […]  More