Monthly Archives: April 2018

SVG Europe Sit-Down: SmartCart’s Gil Cowie on how his product helps OTT applications and the importance of presenter training

Written on April 30, 2018 at 15:49, by

SmartCart SVX is an innovative outdoor mobile interactive touch screen system designed for live production use by TV sports broadcasters worldwide. It uniquely overcomes a number of design hurdles and physical constraint to provide a highly reliable touch experience as well as system reliability that has been tried and tested on major events in the […]  More

Formula 1 comes to SportTech to talk OTT and eSports alongside Tata Communications

Written on April 30, 2018 at 15:12, by

Formula 1 is appearing at SportTech 2018 to discuss how the organisation is going over the top (OTT) with its new eSports strategy. ‘Taking F1 OTT: F1 on its new approach to building the next generation of fans’, is taking a close up look at how F1 is taking OTT by the horns with the […]  More

The Road to Russia: How to make streaming video as reliable as broadcast television

Written on April 30, 2018 at 15:12, by

California-based Peer5 was founded in 2012 soon after Google open sourced the WebRTC project. WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) provides browsers and mobile applications with RTC capabilities via simple Javascript APIs. “In WebRTC, we saw the potential to create a more decentralised and resilient Internet, one that wouldn’t be so prone to traffic bottlenecks and breakages,” […]  More

First DTH service using DVB-S2X is launched

Written on April 30, 2018 at 14:32, by

Kiwisat, an operator based on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, has launched the world’s first DTH pay TV service that uses DVB-S2X. Using the SES-10 satellite and HEVC video coding, the service offer includes 130 programmes of which 90 are HD. When published in 2014, the DVB-S2X specification was quickly embraced by providers of […]  More

Paris Saint-Germain FC implements AIM Sport’s Digital Overlay tech for geo-located ads

Written on April 30, 2018 at 11:49, by

Paris Saint-Germain Football Club has announced a brand new Digital Overlay technology being rolled out at the home of the Club, Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris. New to France, this technology will allow for geo-location of advertising displayed on the LED screens surrounding the pitch. This new technology, being implemented in association with the […]  More

Sky Sports plans horse racing channel

Written on April 30, 2018 at 10:59, by

Sky is planning to launch a TV channel dedicated to horse racing later this year.    Sky Sports Racing will replace the current At The Races channel by the end of 2018 and will be made available in HD, produced from Sky’s studios in West London.  Coverage will include live racing from more than 650 […]  More

Vision mixers head to IMG Stockley Park for 2018 Show

Written on April 27, 2018 at 18:38, by

VISIONMIXERS.TV has announced details of its eighth Vision Mixers Show, to be held May 14 at IMG Studios in Stockley Park, West London. The show brings together all seven of the main vision mixing manufacturers — Sony, Ross video, Grass Valley (including Kahuna developed by SAM), EVS/DYVI, along with Blackmagic Design, NewTek and For-A with its HVS-490 — each showing their […]  More

ESPN airs first live 4K sporting event in Latin America

Written on April 27, 2018 at 18:29, by

ESPN made history on Tuesday April 24, delivering the first live 4K sporting event to audiences in Latin America. The broadcast of the first leg of a home-and-away UEFA Champions League semifinal between Liverpool and Roma was distributed on DIRECTV Channel 4000 in Argentina and Peru. The network plans to also air its live coverage of the […]  More

ThinkSport covers The Spot with BCE StudioTalk

Written on April 27, 2018 at 18:26, by

ThinkSport, a network that brings together a variety of sports-related expertise and excellence has selected BCE for the coverage of The Spot with the StudioTalk SaaS (Solution as a Service). Anna Hellman, Director of ThinkSport said: “We were looking for a solution to record interviews with our delegates, speakers and partners in an easy, but […]  More

Davie, Mohan and Perrette lead out keynote programme for IBC2018

Written on April 27, 2018 at 18:21, by

IBC has announced the first confirmed keynote speakers for the IBC Conference held at RAI Amsterdam from Thursday 13 to Monday 17 September 2018. IBC is also announcing today the launch of its Global Gamechangers stage, which welcomes the biggest names in business, digital, creative, transformation and news, all future-facing talent making waves around the […]  More