Monthly Archives: April 2019

RMG extends studio and MCR deal with Timeline Television

Written on April 25, 2019 at 16:21, by

The Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has renewed its agreement with Timeline Television for studio and MCR facilities provision, extending the deal by a further five years. The contract extension includes upgrades to the facility at Timeline’s Ealing Broadcast Centre, a complex built by Timeline back in 2012. The overhauled facility will include five production galleries […]  More

DAZN launches broadcast contribution and distribution service

Written on April 25, 2019 at 15:56, by

The DAZN Group has launched a global, live sports content distribution service for rights holders, broadcasters and media partners. Called DAZN Connect, the new service will use IP and video transport technologies to allow users to distribute and receive live content The service will kick off supplying various broadcasters including BT Sport, Iqiyi, NBC Sports, […]  More

Biggest year on record: AE Graphics unveils its strategy for 2019

Written on April 25, 2019 at 13:00, by

2019 has been (and will continue to be) a busy year for AE Graphics (AEG). It has major events throughout the year, with the ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales commencing on 30 May, the Rugby World Cup starting in Japan on 20 September, and a lot more in between. The full list […]  More

Austrian Football Second League goes global with LiveU and Sportradar

Written on April 25, 2019 at 11:02, by

Sportradar Media Services is bringing the 2018-2019 season of the Austrian Football Second League to viewers worldwide, using streaming technology from LiveU. Working with the LiveU LU600 HEVC units alongside the associated LiveU Central management platform and LiveU MultiPoint solution for content sharing and distribution, Sportradar is producing and distributing all 240 matches this season […]  More

Rally like a virtual pro: Behind the scenes of FIA World Rally Championship’s eSports strategy

Written on April 25, 2019 at 10:16, by

eSports has long been part of FIA World Rally Championship’s (WRC) global strategy, yet it has had to wait for technology to move forward to enable it to really go to town on the gamers. WRC has been in the gaming business significantly longer than many motorsports, comments Marc de Jong, director of business development […]  More

Sunset+Vine to cover UCI Mountain Bike World Cup for Red Bull Media House

Written on April 25, 2019 at 10:03, by

Sunset+Vine has been awarded a three-year contract to produce live and digital coverage of the Mercedes Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup for Red Bull Media House. Within the terms of the contract, the London-based production company will be responsible for bespoke programming for Red Bull TV and for the creation of content for the […]  More

XD Motion joins SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor to connect with the sports broadcast industry

Written on April 25, 2019 at 09:59, by

XD Motion, an international expert in aerial filming and multi-dimensional tracking solutions based on gyrostabilised systems, has joined SVG Europe as a new Gold Sponsor, “to keep up to date with the activities of all sports broadcasting players”. Through a wide range of products and services, XD Motion supports creativity in film production, advertising, and […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: AJA’s Bryce Button sees HDR and IP transition topping trends list

Written on April 24, 2019 at 21:37, by

AJA Video Systems is one of those NAB exhibitors that always offers up some interesting new products (some as simple as a converter card) that can make a big difference in a production. The company also finds itself at the center of a wide range of users meaning its executives have a chance to glean […]  More

NAB 2019: Marshall Electronics shows off new slate of POV cameras, monitors

Written on April 24, 2019 at 18:04, by

At NAB 2019, Marshall Electronics displayed a new fleet of POV cameras and monitors. CV420-CS The Marshall CV420-CS is built around an ultra high-performance 1/1.7-inch, 12.4-Megapixel sensor delivering ultra-crisp 4K video up to 60fps. The latest firmware update for the CV420-CS supports HDR to provide richer colors and depth. Single 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 outputs […]  More

NAB 2019: AJA Systems upgrades Ki Pro, openGear, IP mini-converter families

Written on April 24, 2019 at 17:38, by

At NAB 2019, AJA unveiled new product additions to its Ki Pro, openGear and IP Mini-Converter families as well as major updates for FS-HDR, KONA, Io and T-TAP products, HDR Image Analyzer, and HELO. Ki Pro GO Ki Pro GO is a portable genlock free, multi-channel H.264 HD and SD redundant recorder/player that captures pristine […]  More