Monthly Archives: June 2018

Is AI ready for its primetime sports production closeup?

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:46, by

Much is being made of the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to dramatically scale up live sports production. However, caution is being urged by the very vendors developing AI workflows. “Sports rights holders and broadcasters hear about AI everywhere but they don’t have a clue how much it will cost them or how […]  More

SVG Europe Sit-Down: Chris Brandrick from Broadcast RF reveals recent innovations and discusses latency

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:33, by

Broadcast RF was set up by Arthur Dyson in 1998 with one aim in mind: to provide the broadcast and related industries the opportunity to hire specialist microwave and wireless camera equipment. Reinvestment has been key to the company’s growth, leading to the ability to bolster its arsenal of RF equipment. As a result, it […]  More

Jyske Bank installs Marquis Workspace Backup for its online TV channel DR

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:26, by

Jyske Bank prides itself on its innovative corporate culture – and rightly so. Back in October 2008, Jyske Bank was the first bank in the world to open an internet-based TV station – jyskebank.tv. Every day, this station brings financial news and in-depth economic programmes, along with informative and entertaining journalistic features from Denmark and […]  More

Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira to deliver Keynote on final conference day at IBC2018

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:22, by

The final day of the IBC conference, Monday 17 September, will start with an opening keynote from Impossible.com, an innovation group and incubator founded by Lily Cole and Kwame Ferreira. Cole, Ferreira and a multi-disciplinary team spread over different cities around the globe, are using design and technology to solve social and environmental issues and […]  More

Webinar: Key insight and analysis on remote live production

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:18, by

Grass Valley will host a free seminar on Tuesday July 10 addressing why remote productions are a key topic in the industry and what are the most significant challenges involved. The presenters will be Larissa Göerner, Strategic Product Manager at Net Insight and Klaus Weber, Principal Camera Solutions & Technology at Grass Valley. Tasked with […]  More

Fans drive record digital interest in FIFA World Cup

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:13, by

FIFA’s digital and social media platforms are experiencing record-breaking interest from fans during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, preliminary data revealed by FIFA has confirmed. Over 130 million fans have used FIFA.com and the FIFA Apps during Russia 2018; over 120 million followers on FIFA social media platforms; and a new Community Management Service […]  More

Hall and Ernotte Cunci elected President and Vice-President of EBU

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:07, by

BBC Director General Tony Hall has been elected as the new President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Delphine Ernotte Cunci, Chief Executive Officer of France Télévisions, will serve as Vice-President. Both were elected by absolute majority at the EBU’s 80th General Assembly in Tirana and will take up the new roles from 1 January 2019 […]  More

DPP predicts key consumer technology trends for CES 2019

Written on June 29, 2018 at 15:04, by

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has revealed the key trends it predicts we’ll see at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2019. The predictions were made by DPP Managing Director Mark Harrison at the HPA Creative Tech event in London on June 27. The DPP’s CES work is enabled by Member company […]  More

DFL announces 2018-19 schedule with FC Bayern kicking off against Hoffenheim

Written on June 29, 2018 at 14:59, by

The 56th Bundesliga season will kick off with a top match between two of the best teams of last season: FC Bayern München welcome TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Friday 24 August. Thus, as intended, the Bundesliga champion opens the new season as one of two teams involved. However, taking into account the numerous aspects relevant […]  More

Lawo matrices form core of new NEP Belgium S8L OB truck

Written on June 28, 2018 at 15:45, by

NEP Belgium has begun using its first OB truck, Unit 18, from the Broadcast Solutions-developed Streamline OB van family. Unit 18 is an S8L and represents a new, IP-enabled variation for the Streamline family of OB vehicles. It is capable of working in both HD and UHD format and can handle up to eight UHD […]  More