Monthly Archives: December 2016

Samsung’s $8B Harman deal faces opposition

Written on December 21, 2016 at 10:23, by


WSJ: Samsung’s bid for Harman isn’t sweet enough

Written on December 21, 2016 at 10:21, by


Telestream explores ‘the truth and hype’ about UHD and HDR in new e-book

Written on December 21, 2016 at 10:18, by

New and free of charge from digital video tools and workflow solutions specialist Telestream is an e-book entitled The Truth and Hype on 4K, 8K, UHD and HDR. Written by Paul Turner, Telestream’s VP of Product Management, the book is an educational and informative guide to many of the latest developments in broadcast technology. Turner […]  More

Olympic Channel set to launch in 2017 with NBCU, IOC and USOC joining forces on the effort

Written on December 20, 2016 at 15:03, by

The IOC launched Olympic Channel last summer as a broadband and mobile distribution platform, but a deal announced with NBCUniversal will officially make the Olympic Channel a TV channel: a new network will be launched in the US during the second half of 2017. “This is an exciting day for NBCUniversal and the Olympic movement […]  More

Manuel Paredes joins Ross Video EMEA team

Written on December 20, 2016 at 14:51, by

Ross Video has announced Manuel Paredes as regional sales manager for Italy, Portugal and Spain. Paredes has worked in broadcast since 1990 and began his career designing studios and OB trucks in Spain. He has since worked in technical support and broadcast engineering roles, both with private broadcasters and other manufacturing brands. Paredes joins Ross […]  More

SES and CANAL+ in long-term capacity agreement

Written on December 20, 2016 at 14:45, by

SES and CANAL+ Group have confirmed the signature of a long-term, multi-year, multi-transponder framework agreement for SES satellite capacity in both France and Africa. The contract conditions are beneficial to both parties, and reflect the volume, extended duration and payment terms. “CANAL+ Group is a long-standing partner for SES, and we are committed to support […]  More

Broadcast Solutions is new distributor for ABonAir wireless range

Written on December 20, 2016 at 14:43, by

With ABonAir Broadcast Solutions has added another brand to its distribution division. Effective immediately the German system integrator is distributes ABonAir’s wireless video link systems in Europe, Middle-East and South-East Asia. ABonAir’s wireless video link systems are used to transmit video content from professional camera and production teams to OB Vans or broadcast stations using […]  More

Electric open-wheel cars are changing the sound of racing on television

Written on December 20, 2016 at 13:38, by

Electric cars are the future of transportation, and they’re creeping into motor racing as well. Formula E — officially the FIA Formula E Championship (F-E) — uses electric-only open-wheel F1- and IndyCar-type racers built by a growing array of manufacturers, including BMW, Renault and Jaguar. What’s driving Formula E is not just its novelty but […]  More

FutureSport 2016: IABM’s Moote looks back at summit highlights

Written on December 20, 2016 at 13:30, by

Want to know what happened at SVG Europe’s recent FutureSport conference at Chelsea Football Club – in just eight minutes? At the event, IABM Chief Technology Officer Stan Moote recorded a unique IABM Video Blog report. In the blog, Moote takes the stadium tour with the SVG Europe group and reports live from pitchside. He […]  More

Save the Date: Football Production Summit 2017 set for 22 March in Munich

Written on December 20, 2016 at 13:17, by

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that our annual Football Production Summit will in 2017 take place at the Allianz Arena in Munich, home of FC Bayern, on Wednesday 22 March. An expected audience of over 150 senior professionals from football clubs, leagues, broadcasters, OBs, production companies, federations and key service providers will attend our […]  More