Monthly Archives: September 2016

Turner puts the viewer in the action at the 2016 Ryder Cup

Written on September 30, 2016 at 17:33, by

“It really is the most prestigious international team event in golf,” says Gary Treater, GM,, Turner Sports. “Maybe one of the most exciting events in all of sport.” He’s talking about the Ryder Cup, the good-natured war between the US and Europe that takes place on the links every two years. The 2016 event […]  More

DB Video builds flexible new Belgian OB truck around MediorNet matrix

Written on September 30, 2016 at 17:18, by

The concept of remote production is usually discussed in the context of handling production of a distant event from a traditional studio, with only the cameras on site. However, Belgian OB and facilities company, DB Video has brought remote production closer to home, by designing its latest OB vehicle, Unit 10, to handle multiple remote […]  More

VideoSys stumps up miniature cameras for cricket, motor racing and sky diving

Written on September 30, 2016 at 17:09, by

VideoSys Broadcast is one of those small companies that excels in building custom equipment for sports production, particularly miniature camera and transmission systems, most of which are initially built to order for broadcasters with a specific need to fill. “I want people to ring us with problems. Everyone wants it smaller and lighter, and we […]  More

Vinten teams with filmmaker David Spurdens for new Vision videos

Written on September 30, 2016 at 17:03, by

In a career that has spanned over 30 years and earned honours such as the World Press Photo Golden Eye and the Gold Lens from the International Olympic Committee, filmmaker David Spurdens has covered everything from world-class tennis tournaments, such as Wimbledon, to extreme sports in remote locations, including the North Pole and Tasmania. Now […]  More

Ransome leads management buyout at Presteigne Broadcast Hire

Written on September 30, 2016 at 16:53, by

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a dry hire and multi-location production solution provider, has announced the completion of a management buyout (MBO) that positions the company for accelerated growth as it embraces rapid advances in RF, IP and 4K acquisition, management and delivery. Presteigne CEO Mike Ransome said, “Broadcast, or what used to be called broadcast, is […]  More

Ncam receives Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development

Written on September 30, 2016 at 16:46, by

Ncam’s realtime camera tracking technology for augmented reality (AR) has been honoured with an Emmy Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development’ by the Television Academy (primetime). Relied upon by broadcasters including CNN, ESPN, Fox Sports, MLB, NFL, The Weather Channel and BT Sports, Ncam is able to integrate live action and computer-generated elements in […]  More

New member companies continue to join the AIMS Alliance

Written on September 30, 2016 at 16:38, by

During the months of July, August and into September, over 15 new member companies joined AIMS, including Canon, Ciema, Gefel, Harman, LiveU and tcp. Formed last December, to promote the adoption of an open-standards approach in transitioning to IP-based broadcast and video production workflows, the summer membership surge saw the alliance pass its 50th member […]  More

Ryder Cup coverage reaches 540m homes as wireless cameras added to production

Written on September 30, 2016 at 12:58, by


Sky Insights Day: Full programme for premium October 12 event is revealed

Written on September 29, 2016 at 15:41, by

A major event will take place at Sky Osterley Campus on Wednesday October 12 titled Sky Insights Day, presented in association with SVG Europe. The full programme of content for the day has now been made available. A reminder that this is an invitation-only, Platinum-only event, and those who have received an invitation must register […]  More

Tokyo urged to relocate 2020 Games venues as costs soar

Written on September 29, 2016 at 12:44, by