Monthly Archives: July 2016

FUJIFILM To Provide On-Site Technical Support in Rio

Written on July 30, 2016 at 12:00, by

The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will provide full on‐site technical support for Fujinon lenses in Rio de Janeiro from July 29th through August 22nd. Engineers from the Fujifilm’s American, European and Japanese branches will be on hand and within service agent “Camera 2’s Rio” facility. “We’re thrilled our lenses will be part of this […]  More

Canon to sponsor SVG Europe’s Sport Production Awards 2016

Written on July 29, 2016 at 07:14, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that Canon will once again serve as sponsor of its annual Sport Production Awards. An annual opportunity to celebrate production and technical achievement in the sports broadcast world, the Sport Production Awards will take place in Amsterdam on 10 September during the week of IBC. The 2016 Awards will […]  More

Lawo participates in Bastille Day celebrations

Written on July 29, 2016 at 06:03, by

On July 14, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, more than 400,000 spectators celebrated Bastille Day, the National Holiday in France that marks the beginning of the modern French nation. And for Lawo, it was a further chance to demonstrate the capabilities of its latest live and broadcast technologies. Having mixed classical […]  More

Imagine Communications reaches 25 IP-based installation milestone

Written on July 29, 2016 at 05:54, by

Imagine Communications has announced that it has completed more than 25 IP-based customer installations. The milestone is said to validate Imagine Communications’ advocacy for the media industry’s transition to a more agile and versatile technology foundation. Imagine Communications is spearheading the transition to next-generation architectures through the design and delivery of products and solutions built […]  More

CTV takes Axon’s Cerebrum to The Open 2016

Written on July 28, 2016 at 04:45, by

For the second year running, Axon Digital Design’s Cerebrum control and monitoring system played a key role in helping CTV Outside Broadcast deliver coverage of the prestigious 145th Open Golf Championship. Held at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland, this year’s tournament involved a change of broadcasters with the R&A appointing European Tour Productions (ETP) […]  More

Olympic Channel to Launch on August 21

Written on July 27, 2016 at 15:21, by

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the new Olympic Channel, a mutli-platform destination for year-round Olympics coverage, will launch on August 21, following the Closing Ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. The Olympic Channel platform will be available worldwide via a mobile app for Android and iOS devices and at In addition, viewers can follow the […]  More

Bluebell single-cable 12G-SDI connectivity for 4K broadcast applications

Written on July 27, 2016 at 13:18, by

Bluebell Opticom has announced a suite of products that provide a single coax or fibre connection to a 12 Gbps SDI video interface for 4K/UHD applications. Such a connection gives broadcast studios and outside broadcast operators a SMPTE 2082-compliant, one-cable alternative to the cumbersome quad-link HD solutions required for 4K broadcasts today. “We developed this […]  More

BSI to re-focus on rental of mobile RF cameras in the UK

Written on July 27, 2016 at 13:16, by

BSI UK, the European business of Broadcast Sports International, provider of specialist RF cameras and audio systems, has announced a company re-organisation and a new focus on RF camera hire. The company has also appointed Tony Valentino to the role of managing director for the UK. BSI offers a selection of specialist RF cameras: handheld […]  More

EURO 2016 Reflections: Standups for ITV Sport and beIN Sport delivered with LiveU

Written on July 27, 2016 at 13:11, by

European broadcasters relied on LiveU technology to provide a 360 degree viewer experience of the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament in France. This included both ITV Sport and beIN Sport, the latter via production company Medialuso, part of the Spanish Mediapro Group, who used units from across the company’s product portfolio to bring live images to […]  More

ESL builds Esports Online with Ross Video Dashboard and Carbonite

Written on July 27, 2016 at 13:05, by

ESL’s UK studio operations are hidden away on a quiet and inconspicuous industrial park in Leicester. With room for several teams of gamers, commentators and an audience of up to 100 fans, the largest studio broadcasts 3-4 times a week and includes a range of products from Ross Video. “We made the jump to Ross […]  More