Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sony announces first full non-sporting PoC for Hawk-Eye

Written on June 30, 2017 at 17:43, by

Sony Digital Cinema 4K and Hawk-Eye Innovations have released details of the first full proof of concept of Hawk-Eye technology outside the world of sports broadcasting. Hawk-Eye’s SMART Production solution is being used to capture the Hackney Empire’s production of jazz legend Charlie Parker’s Yardbird chamber opera, with a view to demonstrating scalable, cost-effective remote […]  More

Riedel MediorNet providing decentralised signal routing for Televízia Markíza’s new HD OB van

Written on June 30, 2017 at 17:28, by

Broadcast Solutions GmbH has installed Riedel’s MediorNet real-time media network on board Alphaline A12, an all-new HD outside broadcast (OB) van commissioned by major Slovakian television network Televízia Markíza. Working in tandem with Riedel’s Artist digital matrix intercom solution, MediorNet provides a decentralised and redundant communications and signal routing backbone for Televízia Markíza’s line-up of […]  More

Fox Sports, LiveLike kick off ‘social virtual reality’ at CONCACAF Gold Cup

Written on June 30, 2017 at 15:06, by

Fox Sports and LiveLike are kicking the social aspect of the virtual reality experience up a notch at his year’s CONCAF Gold Cup. As part of their plans to produce three live Gold Cup matches in virtual reality, Fox and LiveLike will debut Social Virtual Reality – a new feature that will allow VR and […]  More

EVS Xeebra video review system in play for British and Lions rugby tour

Written on June 30, 2017 at 15:00, by

EVS is providing video assistant referee (VAR) solutions to a range of high profile sports this summer, kicking off with the British and Irish Lions rugby tour of New Zealand. Its Xeebra multi-camera review system was also courtside for the FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017 basketball tournament and will be used throughout the 2017/18 Polish Ekstraklasa football […]  More

“Promoting non-Olympic sports”: looking ahead to The World Games 2017

Written on June 30, 2017 at 14:47, by

The World Games are set to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from 20-30 July, an event that has athletes from more than 30 sports coming together to compete and also be part of a proving ground for next-generation Olympic sports. And while the event may not have the exposure of the Olympic Games, it has […]  More

Canal+ and PIQ Sport Intelligence announce boxing viewer experience partnership

Written on June 30, 2017 at 14:38, by

PIQ Sport Intelligence, a leading start-up in IoT for sports, and European broadcaster Canal + have announced that they are partnering to create the ultimate broadcasting experience for boxing lovers. For the first time ever, TV viewers will get access to live stats of the fights thanks to sensors to be worn by the boxers. […]  More

IABM appoints Aziz as assistant research analyst

Written on June 29, 2017 at 16:11, by

IABM has announced the appointment of Abirah Aziz to the newly-created position of Assistant Research Analyst, further strengthening the association’s Business Intelligence unit under the leadership of Research Analyst Lorenzo Zanni. Aziz recently graduated with First Class Honours in International Business and Economics at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. While studying for her degree, Aziz gained commercial […]  More

AJA Video Systems ships new multi-channel recorder

Written on June 29, 2017 at 16:08, by

AJA Video Systems is now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus, its new multi-channel recorder offering 1-, 2-, 3-, or 4-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p, or in single-channel mode, 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recording and playback, with full HDMI 2.0 input and output (up to 12-bit capture and output). First revealed at NAB 2017, Ki Pro Ultra Plus captures […]  More

Timeline workflow for Le Tour de France and La Vuelta

Written on June 29, 2017 at 15:04, by

For the past four years, Timeline Television has provided VSquared TV with tight-turnaround editing and live broadcasting services for two of the cycling calendar’s biggest events – Le Tour de France and La Vuelta a España. A major change in the production requirements was marked in 2014, as both events moved over to Final Cut […]  More

End-July deadline set for Timeline’s Graduate Engineering Development Programme

Written on June 29, 2017 at 15:00, by

Timeline TV has announced its Graduate Engineering Development Programme, which aims to develop recent graduates into highly skilled broadcast engineers. The programme provides a unique opportunity for graduates to become part of the broadcast engineering team by offering a chance to work with Timeline’s engineers on real projects in order to gain valuable experience. This […]  More