Monthly Archives: August 2017

Eurovision Media Services, Matrox and Telvue join SRT Alliance

Written on August 29, 2017 at 15:47, by

The SRT Alliance, an open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming, announces that 14 new members have joined the initiative including Eurovision Media Services, Matrox and Telvue.  Now with more than 35 members, the SRT Alliance’s rapid growth supports continued adoption and development of the low latency SRT open source video […]  More

Broadcast Solutions appoints Alexander Normann for wireless microwave

Written on August 29, 2017 at 13:09, by

Broadcast Solutions has extended its portfolio of wireless microwave communications products for audio, video and data applications with the appointment of Alexander Normann as Sales Manager for wireless communication tools in the DACH region. His main focus will be the support of existing broadcast customers and the further development of a division with focus on […]  More

Intel streams one MLB game a week in virtual reality

Written on August 29, 2017 at 12:59, by

Fans have an opportunity to experience baseball in a whole new way: through a virtual-reality headset. Under a three-year agreement with MLB, beginning in June, Intel is streaming one weekly Tuesday-night game live in VR. Last week, Intel invited several journalists to Citi Field in Queens to watch the Mets fall to the Diamondbacks and […]  More

Broadcast Academy and IBC introduce training opportunity for students and women in sports

Written on August 29, 2017 at 12:44, by

IBC is partnering with The Broadcast Academy (by HBS and EVS) to run two programmes on Sunday 17 September at IBC aimed at students and women in the sports broadcasting industry. These will provide attendees with the opportunity to develop their talent by offering them operational training and the chance to take on challenge of top […]  More

TV3 Denmark dropping Sport 2, bringing in MAX

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Apple to launch UltraHD HDR Apple TV

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Mayweather vs McGregor: illegal streams estimated to have reached almost 3m viewers

Written on August 29, 2017 at 09:39, by

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor boxing match was not the only competition generating attention this past weekend. New data from Irdeto indicates that piracy continues to be a tough contender. Irdeto identified 239 streams that illegally redistributed the Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match this past weekend. Of those streams, 67 were provided via traditional pirate streaming […]  More

BBC Sport engages football fans with LaunchPad for live broadcasts

Written on August 28, 2017 at 18:41, by

For the Premier League’s 26th season, which kicked off earlier this month, BBC Sport introduced Reality Check Systems’ (RCS) LaunchPad touchscreen graphics and analysis solution into its live studio and remote production workflows for English Premier League and other sports broadcasts. RCS completed the integration as part of a new deal with the BBC, and will […]  More

Storage solutions for video archives: How long Is forever?

Written on August 28, 2017 at 18:11, by

As the number of video-content platforms skyrockets, archive storage by sports organisations is expanding to new heights. Archive platforms continue to scale out, while the price per terabyte tumbles. Old- and new-media technologies (SSD, disk, tape) must be explored, for they all offer options for managing archive content. In the perpetual cycle of migrating content […]  More

NL Technology develops integration for Avid Interplay MAM and Spectra Logic storage

Written on August 28, 2017 at 18:01, by

NL Technology has enhanced its NLT Archive for Avid Interplay Production Asset Manager to allow digital assets to be archived using the Spectra BlackPearl Converged Storage System. NL Technology used the .NET/C# software development kit to build a certified Spectra S3 client for its NLT Archive, providing a long term storage solution that i integrated […]  More