Monthly Archives: November 2017

Future Sport 2017: Highlighting the action for the present and future of e-sports production

Written on November 30, 2017 at 13:45, by

E-sports is a contentious area in both the worlds of sport and broadcast, and at SVG Europe’s Future Sport event at the Kia Oval, the final panel of the day, Present and Future of E-Sports Production, moderated by SVG contributor Neal Romanek, did not disappoint. This genre of sport has a huge global following, and […]  More

Cloud technology to bring millennials back to broadcasters with VR says Sony

Written on November 29, 2017 at 05:25, by

Cloud technology is an enabler for engaging viewers and creating subscriber loyalty, Sony Professional Solutions Europe has stated. At its Breakfast Club Roundtable last week on cloud-based media operations and security, the company spoke about how the cloud was aiding the use of new technologies such as virtual reality (VR), which is key to attracting […]  More

Formula One in Germany unclear for 2018

Written on November 28, 2017 at 13:06, by

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World Athletics camera team honoured with RTS award

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:53, by

The production team that provided host broadcast coverage of the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship were rewarded by the Royal Television Society (RTS) last night with an award for multi-camera excellence. The RTS Craft and Design Award for Multicamera Work was handed to director Helen Kuttner, camera supervisor Tim Moses, technical operations director Mark Dennis […]  More

INSIGHT TV and Monster Energy to deliver Gymkhana GRiD motorsport documentary

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:20, by

INSIGHT TV has confirmed that its partnership with Monster Energy is continuing with a new documentary production. The show, which will air in Q1 2018 on INSIGHT TV Channels and streaming service INSIGHT.TV, will follow several drivers taking part in motorsport sensation Gymkhana GRiD. An extension of legendary rally driver and social media sensation Ken Block’s Gymkhana […]  More

ITV Box Office selects Venue from Paywizard and Ostmodern to drive loyalty among pay-per-view customers

Written on November 28, 2017 at 09:00, by

Paywizard, the subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) expert, and Ostmodern, the broadcast content and video on demand (VoD) specialist, have today announced that ITV Box Office, the live events pay-per-view (PPV) arm of UK commercial broadcaster ITV, has selected Venue to drive long term loyalty from PPV customers, and support the company’s ongoing […]  More

MediaPower partners with Boulder Creek International

Written on November 28, 2017 at 08:13, by

European media technology solutions veteran MediaPower and London-based production powerhouse Boulder Creek International have announced cooperation on content production and distribution in Italy. With this partnership agreement, MediaPower will augment its OTT and WebTV offerings with Boulder Creek’s existing content catalog. Boulder Creek also lends its expertise in content strategy, production, and distribution, enabling MediaPower to […]  More

APN News uses Soliton H.265 Smart-telecaster for live news gathering

Written on November 27, 2017 at 17:38, by

APN News is today one of the most watched and respected news channel’s in India. Based in the bustling media hub of Noida, APN has been at the forefront of each news revolution, whether delivering breaking stories or new technologies behind its reporting. Part of the success of its newsgathering operation is by being one […]  More

BSI tests live 4K wireless camera on Rugby Premiership coverage

Written on November 27, 2017 at 17:32, by

Broadcast Sports International (BS)) has completed a series of live low-latency tests with the 4K version of its wireless camera system on Aviva Rugby Premiership coverage. Managing Director Tony Valentino told SVG Europe the OB company aims to be the first to use a low-latency 4K wireless camera system live on air at a sports […]  More

Get networking at the SVG Europe Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday event

Written on November 27, 2017 at 17:14, by

SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event is set to kick off at the DTG headquarters on 13 December 2017 in London. The event, aimed at bringing together women from the broadcast and media industry for an evening of discussion, drinks and canapés, comes at the same time as one SVG […]  More