Monthly Archives: December 2016

More speakers confirmed for SVG Europe’s Sports Venue Technology Summit

Written on December 20, 2016 at 11:30, by

Digital signage, virtual reality and integrated broadcast solutions will be among the topics under discussion at the summit, which has a subtitle of ‘Perfecting the Present, Facing the Future’ and will take place in Amsterdam on 9 February during ISE 2017. Now a staple of the annual SVG Europe event calendar, the Sports Venue Technology […]  More

QSC announces Q-SYS platform software release to support AES67

Written on December 20, 2016 at 11:04, by

Media Networking Alliance (MNA) member company QSC, LLC has confirmed that it will incorporate support for AES67 in its Q-SYS Platform with the forthcoming Q-SYS Designer v5.3 software release. Implementation of the AoIP interoperability standard will enable high performance audio streaming between Q-SYS and third-party products supporting different native networked audio technologies, such as Dante, […]  More

FIS introduces new official mobile application for skiing and snowboarding

Written on December 20, 2016 at 11:02, by

The International Ski Federation has announced the launch of its new official mobile application. Available on Android and iOS devices, the FIS App has been designed to offer the skiing and snowboarding family an entirely new experience to follow FIS competitions and related content and news. Created in conjunction with international sports marketing company Infront […]  More

Königssee to replace Sochi as host of 2017 IBSF World Championships

Written on December 19, 2016 at 17:32, by


SVG Europe Sit-Down: Forscene CEO Aziz Musa on virtual ingest, viewer engagement and sports market USPs

Written on December 19, 2016 at 13:08, by

The Forscene professional video editing software for collaborative productions and remote workflows has long been a staple of the sports broadcast world. 2016 has been another landmark year for the company, with continued growth existing markets as well as significant entry-points into Australia and the Middle East. In a far-reaching interview conducted during the closing […]  More

Akamai announces acquisition of Cyberfend

Written on December 19, 2016 at 12:04, by

Akamai Technologies, Inc., has acquired Cyberfend, an innovator in bot and automation detection solutions for web and mobile environments, in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition is intended to further strengthen Akamai’s existing bot management and mitigation services. Credential theft and abuse is a significant problem for online businesses and their customers. Recent industry estimates place […]  More

Mediapason Group evolves new autonomous production model with Top Calcio 24

Written on December 19, 2016 at 12:01, by

From its HQ in Milan, the Mediapason Group – which is home to channels such as Antenna 3, Telelombardia, Milanow, Top Taste, Top Tech and Top Musica – has evolved an intriguing new TV production model which has recently yielded a new channel, Top Calcio 24. Initiated on DTT, the channel is a synthesis of […]  More

Euromedia scales new heights during latest Alpine Skiing World Cup

Written on December 18, 2016 at 17:16, by

Italian company Infront Sports handles the media rights for a large number of international sporting events and events organisers, including the FIS (International Ski Federation). Infront Sports not only manages the media rights, it also produces various FIS events, such as the Alpine Skiing World Cup. Euromedia, which won the contract to cover all the […]  More

Slam dunk goes Global on social media with NBA

Written on December 18, 2016 at 17:00, by

Real Madrid and Barcelona may be two of the biggest names in European football, but the names represent significant forces in the world of basketball, too. Earlier this year, both teams hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder side as part of the NBA (National Basketball Association) Global Games – a series of matches featuring NBA teams […]  More

New president and COO for Biamp Systems

Written on December 18, 2016 at 16:54, by

Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, has announced that Steve Metzger, president and CEO, is stepping down and Matt Czyzewski, COO, is designated his successor effective January 1, 2017. Steve is leaving to relocate his family back to his beloved Southeast. During Steve’s seven years of leadership, Biamp has grown significantly, […]  More