Monthly Archives: June 2019

AC Milan banned from Europa League over FFP breaches

Written on June 28, 2019 at 17:27, by

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Pixellot teams with FloSports for AI automated streaming of over 700 live basketball games

Written on June 27, 2019 at 12:31, by

FloSports has signed a deal that will see it use Pixellot’s AI-automated technology to stream more than 700 basketball games live on its FloHoops.com service. FloSports, based in Austin, Texas, is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20-plus sports […]  More

Sky Sport Summit 2019: Watch the conference live on YouTube

Written on June 27, 2019 at 12:01, by

If you cannot make it to Munich today for the Sky Sport Summit, sponsored by Broadcast Solutions, you can watch streamed coverage live on YouTube from 14:00 local time. Conference highlights include a session on the Beautiful World of Sports, featuring speakers from Sportcast, Riedel, Vizrt and Dolby, and a discussion about digital transformation and […]  More

Deltatre expands global sales force with key appointment from FIFA

Written on June 27, 2019 at 11:18, by

Stefan-Eric Wildemann, formerly of FIFA, has joined Deltatre as senior director of business development, tasked with building global relationships with sport media operators. Wildemann has in-depth knowledge of the purchasing and placement of global media rights, particularly in football, and unique experience in the creation of offerings around content packages to unlock digital value. He […]  More

Olympic Channel to live stream World University Games from Naples

Written on June 26, 2019 at 17:56, by

The Olympic Channel will presents more than 100 hours of live streaming coverage of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) 2019 Summer Universiade from 3 to 14 July. Coverage from Naples in Italy begins on 3 July at 21:00 CEST with the Opening Ceremony and will be available worldwide at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and […]  More

Globecast introduces VN for high bandwidth IP-over-satellite connectivity

Written on June 26, 2019 at 17:52, by

Globecast has announced Globecast Virtual Networking (GCVN), a new service offering that brings two-way, high bandwidth, IP-over-satellite connectivity to the enterprise market. It provides fast, reliable IP connectivity anywhere and anytime where terrestrial networks fail or are inconsistent. With GCVN, media event producers and content creators in the B2B space can easily deliver streaming, file […]  More

BBC Sport speaks out on evolving women’s cricket broadcasting and taking advantage of storytelling twists

Written on June 26, 2019 at 16:42, by

BBC Sport recently spoke about the evolution of the women’s game of cricket at Lord’s in late May, at the most recent SVG Europe Women event. The difficulty of balancing the need to increase viewership of the women’s game through telling players’ unique stories as they transition into the professional era of the women’s sport, […]  More

Sky Italia confirms Maximo Ibarra as its new CEO

Written on June 26, 2019 at 12:11, by

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Sky awards £125,000 to five new Women in Technology Scholars

Written on June 25, 2019 at 17:58, by

Sky has announced its second cohort of Women in Technology Scholars, awarding five talented women a total of £125,000 to accelerate a business idea which harnesses technology innovation. The winners are a diverse mix of ages and industry experience however, they share a desire to use technology to bring about positive change. The five Scholars […]  More

Nikon investment in wrnch signals boost for MRMC in sports market

Written on June 25, 2019 at 17:53, by

Nikon Corporation has invested USD $7.5 million in wrnch, a computer vision and deep learning startup. Established in 2014, wrnch uses deep learning to develop and provide tools and software development kits (SDKs) that enable computers to see and understand human movement and activity. wrnch has also used its advanced work in pose estimation technologies […]  More