Monthly Archives: May 2017

ChyronHego publishes new Scene Tracking & Virtual Placement White Paper

Written on May 31, 2017 at 08:17, by

ChyronHego has confirmed the availability of an illuminating White Paper examining some of the technologies behind increasing viewer engagement and revenue streams. ‘Scene Tracking & Virtual Placement’ is available for download now at the ChyronHego website. As viewers, everyone has seen tracking in one form or another on television – most typically in sports, and […]  More

Dell EMC is new SVG Europe Gold Sponsor and SportTech 2017 Title Sponsor

Written on May 31, 2017 at 08:00, by

SVG Europe is excited to announce that not only has Dell EMC become its latest Gold Sponsor, the company has also confirmed its Title Sponsorship of next week’s SportTech conference. One of the most well-attended events in the busy annual SVG Europe schedule, SportTech will take place this year at the Emirates Stadium in London […]  More

Content creation-focused VRUK Festival to take place in July

Written on May 30, 2017 at 16:38, by

VRUK Festival is returning to London on the 6th and 7th July. The Festival is hosted by university-sector college, Ravensbourne, at its campus in North Greenwich, London, and welcomes content creators from a broad range of industries including film and television, music, art, animation and gaming. The programme gathers world-leading practitioners and technologists to discuss the latest […]  More

Arqiva and Information TV partner to launch new channels on UK DTH platform

Written on May 30, 2017 at 16:14, by

Arqiva, the leading UK communications infrastructure company, has announced a new long-term partnership with multi-channel broadcaster Information TV to provide new channels to the UK DTH market. The agreement gives customers of Information TV the advantage of using Arqiva’s infrastructure and technical excellence to provide reliable service, as well as the ability to interconnect to […]  More

SVG Europe announces expanded Sports Production Achievement Awards

Written on May 30, 2017 at 16:05, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that the SVG Europe 2017 Sports Production Achievement Awards will be expanded to honour individual excellence as well as achievements related to digital and social media sports content creation and distribution. The new awards will be presented along with the awards for Outstanding Live Event Achievement and Outstanding Technical […]  More

Intel Technologies introduces insights and experiences for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Written on May 30, 2017 at 15:59, by

Intel has announced it is bringing innovations to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, commencing Thursday June 1 with England vs Bangladesh at the Kia Oval. These include advanced pitch analysis by an Intel drone, a bat swing profile using a bat sensor powered by an Intel Curie module, and a cricket VR experience […]  More

Supponor’s Charlie Marshall discusses impact of EU Horizon 2020 SME Instrument scheme on innovative camera project

Written on May 30, 2017 at 14:40, by

An SVG Europe Gold Sponsor since June 2016, Supponor is a rapidly rising star of the industry, delivering innovative solutions for augmented reality digital ad replacement in real-time broadcast and streaming of in-stadium perimeter advertising. Based in London, with offices in Helsinki and Barcelona, the company has made a significant impact in a broad range […]  More

Noel Curran appointed new EBU Director General

Written on May 30, 2017 at 13:38, by

The European Broadcasting Union has announced the appointment of Noel Curran (Ireland) to succeed Ingrid Deltenre as its new Director General. Curran is expected to take up the position at the beginning of September. Noel Curran is the former DG, Managing Director of Television and Editor of Current Affairs of RTÉ, Ireland’s national television and […]  More

Presteigne Broadcast hires Jamie Brewer and Jon Philips

Written on May 30, 2017 at 13:04, by

Presteigne Broadcast Hire, a dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, has announced the appointments of Jamie Brewer as Head of Sales and Jon Philips as Key Account Manager. Brewer comes to Presteigne with more than 15 years’ experience in a variety of sales management and business development roles for major global media companies. He is charged […]  More

Rights to Euro 2020 and qualifiers go under the hammer in 13 markets

Written on May 30, 2017 at 12:56, by