Monthly Archives: July 2019

Twitter releases video-clipping tool LiveCut: What does it mean for sports video professionals?

Written on July 24, 2019 at 13:35, by

Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content creation game last week with the announcement of a new live video editing and distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one’s own Twitter account. It’s a move that the social media […]  More

Journey to Japan 2019: Irish rights holder Eir Sport reveals coverage plans for Rugby World Cup

Written on July 24, 2019 at 12:01, by

As the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan edges closer, SVG Europe gets the inside track on coverage and production plans from Irish rights holder Eir Sport.  “It has been on our radar since we secured the rights in 2016 for the World Cup in Japan,” reports Barry Fitzgerald, director of operations, channels, and production […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast France appoints Delphine Criscione as technical director

Written on July 24, 2019 at 10:45, by

Gearhouse Broadcast France has announced it has appointed Delphine Criscione as its technical director. Criscione will oversee all the technical aspects of the French division of the company, as well as Gearhouse’s specialist RF department and its popular flyaway systems. Criscione brings 17 years of industry experience to the role. She joins Gearhouse from Euromedia, […]  More

Lawo expands executive management board

Written on July 24, 2019 at 10:33, by

Lawo has announced the expansion of its executive management board. Effective since 15 July 2019, Jamie Dunn now serves as Lawo’s chief commercial officer, and Phil Myers has been appointed chief technology officer. Both are joining CFO and director of the executive board, Claudia Nowak, COO Ulrich Schnabl, CSCO Christian Lukic and CEO Philipp Lawo, […]  More

CenturyLink announces expansion of its US fibre network and plans for phase two in Europe

Written on July 24, 2019 at 10:27, by

CenturyLink is expanding the company’s intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fibre, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fibre network in North America. The second phase of this expansion will include areas in Europe and will be completed by early 2021. “Our newly built intercity fibre network, created with the latest optical technology, is another […]  More

EBU members report climbing audiences for Tour de France coverage

Written on July 24, 2019 at 10:17, by

The Tour de France is reporting high audience figures according to member broadcasters of the EBU. The 2019 Tour de France is being hailed as one of the most exciting editions since the end of the 1980s, with particular excitement during the two Pyrenees stages on Saturday 20 July (Tarbes – Tourmalet Barèges) and Sunday […]  More

IBC 2019: TVU Networks announces advances in AI, 4K60fps and HDR transmission plus remote production

Written on July 24, 2019 at 10:04, by

TVU Networks will showcase 4K, HDR, 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) advances for live video acquisition, cloud and remote production at its stand at IBC  this autumn. TVU Networks will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand B28 during the show. “We are excited to introduce at IBC our latest solutions and product updates designed to help […]  More

Hiroshi Kajita to head up Sony Media Solutions business

Written on July 24, 2019 at 09:57, by

Sony has announced it has appointed Hiroshi Kajita as its new head of media solutions. He joined Sony in 1985 and has extensive experience working with media organisations, partners and customers across the industry. Kajita will now build on the success Sony Professional Solutions Europe (PSE) has seen as one of the world’s leaders in […]  More

Sport Innovation Summit Milan: Analysis of digital storytelling, remote production and OTT directions

Written on July 23, 2019 at 18:15, by

Earlier this month Sky Italia hosted its annual Sport Innovation Summit in Milan, held in association with SVG Europe. The event was opened by Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe editorial director, and was moderated by a combination of Manuela Baraschi, head of business partners & program management; Riccardo Botta, production, broadcast & creative director; Rossella De […]  More

United advances remote production in the Netherlands with SDNsquare GRID

Written on July 23, 2019 at 09:31, by

For the first time in Dutch TV history, a live programme has been remotely produced using an entirely SMPTE 2110 IP-based infrastructure thanks to Belgian media networking and storage company SDNsquare. Media production service provider United produced Talpa Media’s ‘Koffietijd’ (‘Time for Coffee’) and ‘5 uur live’ (‘5 o’clock Live’) from United’s remote centre in the […]  More