Monthly Archives: November 2016

SVG Europe’s FutureSport draws record crowd to Chelsea FC

Written on November 30, 2016 at 11:06, by

More than 300 people registered to attend the 2016 edition of FutureSport in London Wednesday, making it the largest conference event in SVG Europe history. Andy Beale from BT Sport, Dominic Baillie from Discovery, and Nicolas Déal from UEFA were among the 40-plus panellists contributing to a packed programme of panel sessions and presentations. Wireless cameras, OTT […]  More

SVG Europe welcomes new Gold Sponsor SES

Written on November 30, 2016 at 10:36, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce its latest Gold Sponsor in the form of global satellite operator SES. The company has more than 50 geostationary satellites (GEO) and, through its subsidiary O3b Networks, 12 medium earth-orbit satellites (MEO). Focusing on value-added, end-to-end solutions in four key market verticals (Video, Enterprise, Mobility and Government), SES provides […]  More

SmartCart technology aims to change way fans watch sports

Written on November 30, 2016 at 09:45, by

Sports Video Group Europe is pleased to welcome SmartCart Technology as an OB/SI/Other category sponsor. SmartCart SVX is a mobile, custom-built, highly adaptable, ultra-bright, all-weather touchscreen analysis and presentation system for broadcasters. The technology can also serve as a standalone mobile ‘studio’ for remote productions, delivering significant cost savings and providing new opportunities for sponsorship. […]  More

Real Madrid chooses Daktronics’ curved LED video displays at Bernabeu Stadium

Written on November 29, 2016 at 14:04, by

Real Madrid FC has turned to LED video display specialist Daktronics for new curved video displays that were installed this summer in Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, located in the heart of Madrid, Spain. “It has been very exciting for Auditel to win the competition for the renewal of the LED video-display scoreboards and video control systems […]  More

Imagen platform selected by BBC Media Action to archive video content

Written on November 29, 2016 at 13:59, by

Imagen has become a corporate partner of BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity. Joining an elite group of companies helping the charity to transform lives through media in some of the poorest, hardest-to-reach parts of the world, Imagen’s award-winning Enterprise Video Platform will be used to archive video content across the fragile and […]  More

New Sky Deutschland sports broadcast centre to feature Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio Experience

Written on November 29, 2016 at 10:54, by

Sky Deutschland has become the latest broadcaster to adopt Jünger Audio’s Smart Audio concept after specifying the company’s D*AP audio processing units for its new sports programming broadcast centre in Unterföhring, near Munich. Known as the Cube, Sky Deutschland’s new centre is scheduled to open in 2017 and will comprise two studios of 600 sqm […]  More

Sony White Paper: What is SR Live for HDR?

Written on November 29, 2016 at 10:39, by

The use of High Dynamic Range (HDR) technologies for live production applications represents a new and exciting technical challenge, comparable to other fundamental innovations in the history of content creation for live television. A key challenge has been the addition of 4K HDR production techniques to the existing HD live production environment while simultaneously maintaining […]  More

Live From the ATP World Tour Finals: Tournament plays host to groundbreaking Playstation VR demo

Written on November 28, 2016 at 16:21, by

Visitors to the recent Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London earlier this month were given the opportunity to experience the excitement of selected matches in a new way thanks to an innovative VR trial. Revolving around interactive pods featuring PlayStation VR, the demo was the result of a partnership between ATP, ATP Media, Infosys […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: HARMAN Professional’s Katy Templeman-Holmes on Studer brand evolution and R&D priorities

Written on November 28, 2016 at 16:02, by

With a number of notable launches from brands such as Studer – including the Glacier and Micro mixers – 2016 has been a hugely creative year for HARMAN Professional. But in recent weeks it has also acquired a new significance with news of Samsung’s intention to acquire HARMAN International Industries for $8bn in a deal […]  More

TranSPORT: 4K/UHD distribution needs boost from a more mature HEVC standard

Written on November 28, 2016 at 15:19, by

4K/Ultra HD technology has matured over the past few years. The distribution methods to get that content to the home, however? Still a work in progress. At SVG’s TranSPORT conference earlier this month in New York City, some experts in 4K transmission shared their perspective on how the rise of the High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) […]  More