Monthly Archives: December 2017

Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit: register now for insights into stadium design, IP networking and more

Written on December 29, 2017 at 12:43, by

Arup’s Paul Brislin, AECOM’s Peter Ayres, Wowza Media Systems’ Ryan Jespersen and Volcano City’s Hassan Peymani are among the confirmed speakers for the Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit, taking place at ISE on 8 February. The summit is a collaboration between SVG Europe and PanStadia & Arena Management magazine. A new-format event for SVG […]  More

Axon’s Peter Schut discusses involvement in Euro Media Group’s OBjective 2020 initiative

Written on December 29, 2017 at 12:04, by

A few days before the holiday period got underway Axon revealed to the industry that Euro Media Group (EMG) had selected it out of several vendors to become a strategic technology partner for its ambitious OBjective 2020 project, which is focused on the development of a versatile new concept for future media production solutions. Ronald […]  More

LYNX Technik now shipping greenMachine titan for 4K/UHD productions

Written on December 28, 2017 at 12:55, by

LYNX Technik AG, provider of software-defined modular interfaces for broadcast as well as professional AV and industrial signal processing applications, has announced that its greenMachine titan platform with 12G processing for 4K/UHD productions is now shipping worldwide. greenMachine titan adds 12G signal processing, helping users facilitate and move toward a 4K/UHD infrastructure. Titan, a four-channel […]  More

Exploring HD HDR’s better quality pixel potential

Written on December 28, 2017 at 12:02, by

High dynamic range is an important part of the appeal of Ultra HD, but it doesn’t need the extra resolution to work its magic. Indeed, the prospect of producing HD with HDR was one of the main technology themes of 2017. There are already HD (1080p) TV sets available that offer HDR (mainly smaller sets, […]  More

SAM announces the winner of the LiveTouch Head to Head Challenge

Written on December 28, 2017 at 10:30, by

Harry Chedburn, replay editor at F1, was named the winner of Snell Advanced Media’s (SAM) LiveTouch Head to Head Challenge in London on 19 December. The event – which was supported by SVG Europe – allowed broadcast operators to learn and practice with SAM’s LiveTouch system while competing against peers to create the fastest and […]  More

2018 will be the year 4K TV goes big, but HDR still lags behind

Written on December 26, 2017 at 12:59, by

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SVG Europe Sit-Down: Hitomi Broadcast’s Russell Johnson on 2018 challenges and new production possibilities

Written on December 25, 2017 at 06:40, by

Hitomi’s name means “pupil of the eye” in Japanese and it can also mean “wisdom, intellect” (hito) and “beautiful” (mi). The company is operated from Slough in Berkshire, UK, and is dedicated to helping customers achieve exceptional live broadcasts, effortlessly. Its technology is now integrated into numerous systems worldwide and is used by a multitude […]  More

DBW and Betamedia launch innovative new IP-based OB vehicle

Written on December 25, 2017 at 06:19, by

An OB vehicle that is described as being Italy’s first to be entirely IP-based is the result of a collaboration with DBW and Betamedia. “Its name is FlexIPvan OB-Van 14 and it [has been developed] after a year of studying and discussion, and in line with an innovative approach to system architecture,” says DBW CEO […]  More

Mark Roberts Motion Control’s Assaff Rawner reflects on 2017 sports projects and progress

Written on December 22, 2017 at 10:37, by

Assaff Rawner, CEO of Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) has been reflecting on what he describes as “a year of development, expansion and growth” for the company that has also involved numerous high-profile sports broadcast projects, ranging from FINA World Swimming to World Darts. In an end-of-year message distributed to customers and friends across the […]  More

Broadcast Solutions GmbH announces acquisition of Media Online

Written on December 22, 2017 at 10:22, by

Within its new home of the Broadcast Solutions Group, Media Online will continue working independently under its given name. Active for many years in the broadcast industry, MD Marcus Weyrauch will be joining Media Online as a consultant. “I am very much looking forward to continuing working with Media Online and to contributing to the […]  More