Monthly Archives: July 2019

Grabyo powers live social-first daily show for AELTC during 2019 Championships

Written on July 29, 2019 at 13:38, by

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) continued its tradition of broadcast innovation by teaming up with Grabyo and LiveWire Sport over the course of the Championships 2019 to produce an all-new social-first live daily show. Dubbed the Wimbledon Coffee Morning, the new live show was broadcast live to Twitter, YouTube and Facebook every morning […]  More

IBC 2019: Andy Serkis to receive International Honour for Excellence

Written on July 29, 2019 at 13:19, by

The IBC 2019 International Honour for Excellence will be awarded to Andy Serkis, the director, producer and actor who is best known for his performances in motion-capture roles. Serkis will be recognised for “bringing together the highest performance standards with the latest in image recognition and CGI technology.” His film roles include Gollum in the […]  More

How the OBS Cloud will change Olympic broadcasting

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Sky to launch 5G mobile service

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Ireland confirmed as host nation for 2026 Ryder Cup

Written on July 26, 2019 at 15:39, by

Adare Manor in County Limerick has been chosen to host the 46th Ryder Cup, the biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The Ryder Cup 2026 will be staged in Ireland for the second time, 20 years after The K Club hosted the 2006 contest when Team Europe – under […]  More

Infront backs AI video tech company as part of €7.2m funding round

Written on July 26, 2019 at 10:53, by

Infront, the sports agency that owns Host Broadcast Services, has taken a stake in the AI-driven video enhancement technology developer Minute.ly. Referred to as ‘strategic participation’, the backing is part of a US $8m (€7.2m/£6.4m) finance round that it is hoped will allow Minute.ly to continue to develop its products and speed up its global […]  More

DVS’ Superloupe slows down the action at Tour de France 2019

Written on July 26, 2019 at 09:40, by

The Tour de France is moving in slow motion this year using Superloupe cameras from Digital Video Sud (DVS), part of Euro Media Group. Working with host broadcaster France Télévisions, DVS is supplying a number of cameras for the race. This includes its new SuperloupeRF On-Board camera, significantly improved compared to the version used during […]  More

IBC 2019: Esports showcase and live esports tournament to feature at RAI

Written on July 25, 2019 at 16:51, by

IBC 2019 will explore the technical and commercial opportunities and challenges of the rapidly growing world of esports with its first-ever Esports Showcase. Taking place on Tuesday 17 September, the IBC Esports Showcase, powered by ESL, EVS and Lagardère, will feature a live esports tournament in the RAI Auditorium taking advantage of a unique combination […]  More

IABM releases first audio sector report

Written on July 25, 2019 at 11:26, by

The IABM has released a new Audio Business Report looking at the current state of the industry and identifying the key drivers of change in the sound-for-broadcast market. The first standalone report on the audio sector, it will now be regularly updated as part of IABM’s range of reports to support members’ business activities. Some […]  More

IBC 2019: ChyronHego looks to supercharge live televised sport with Paint and Virtual Placement

Written on July 25, 2019 at 11:05, by

ChyronHego’s Paint and Virtual Placement solutions for real-time data visualisation in live sports broadcasting will both be highlighted at IBC 2019. With the Paint telestration and analysis tool, broadcasters can generate what the company calls ‘Illustrated Replays’ by visually analysing gameplay and graphically highlighting replay clips. At IBC 2019, ChyronHego will showcase key new features […]  More