Monthly Archives: July 2019

NBC Sports’ Tour de France coverage adds AR and live on-bike POV cameras

Written on July 22, 2019 at 17:10, by

As the peloton prepares for monster mountain stages ahead in the Alps this week, NBC Sports Group is providing US cycling fans with a deeper look at the action than ever before. NBC has deployed several new production enhancement tools for its coverage of the 21-day race, including an AR-based virtual graphics and telestrator system […]  More

NEP Connect selects Net Insight for extension of football stadium media network in England and Wales

Written on July 22, 2019 at 16:52, by

NEP Connect has chosen Net Insight’s media transport technology for the extension of its live sports contribution network in England and Wales. The company is adding to its Nimbra-based contribution network, called Anylive, throughout the UK, connecting all 72 English Football League (EFL) venues to a service that already includes Premier League stadiums. NEP Connect’s […]  More

NEP expands ISO 27001 data security certification for clients

Written on July 22, 2019 at 16:47, by

Not a week passes without another big information or data breach making the headlines. This is why the protection of data is of the highest priority at media technology business NEP. The company’s previously obtained ISO 27001 certification has not only been extended for three years, but it has also been expanded to include the […]  More

Cloudbass welcomes Mike McGaw as new senior project manager

Written on July 22, 2019 at 16:43, by

Mike McGaw has joined OB and broadcast services company Cloudbass in the role of senior project manager. Most recently at NEP, McGaw began his career working for Planet 24 on The Big Breakfast as a vision engineer at the turn of the millennium. In 2004 McGaw joined Arqiva as a vision engineer and relocated to Nottingham. […]  More

ATEME partners with Eurovision Services on watermarking trial at WWC

Written on July 22, 2019 at 16:27, by

ATEME used last month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France to trial a new watermarking solution with Eurovision Services. The proof-of-concept used BISS-CA, an enhanced, secured standard of the BISS protocol with dynamic rolling keys support for encryption, to help broadcasters in the fight against piracy during a three-day trial at the event. BISS-CA managed […]  More

AMP Visual TV leads UHD-IP research consortium to Eureka recognition

Written on July 22, 2019 at 16:23, by

On 19 June, the 4KREPROSYS consortium led by AMP Visual TV won Celtic Next’s Excellence Award for Multimedia. Presented by the next generation telecoms organisation, which is part of the Eureka programme, the award was bestowed for the results of its ‘TV 4K Approach for RF and Remote Control Production’ collaborative R&D programme. 4KREPROSYS offers […]  More

Whisper promotes Mark Cole to MD and looks to expand sports team

Written on July 22, 2019 at 12:51, by

Whisper, the sports and live event TV production company, has promoted head of television Mark Cole to managing director, with immediate effect. The move comes at a time of significant expansion for Whisper, which recently announced the creation of parent company The Whisper Group, which oversees Whisper, Whisper Wales (Cardiff), Whisper West (Maidenhead), motion graphics […]  More

NEP picks multiple Calrec consoles and routing technology for premium audio at Wimbledon 2019

Written on July 22, 2019 at 12:50, by

For this year’s Wimbledon Championships, NEP UK deployed 15 Calrec consoles at the South West London tennis venue, alongside extensive Calrec networking and routing technology and I/O boxes. An additional three Calrec consoles were used in NEP OB trucks that covered Centre Court, Court One and Court Two. Jimmy Parkin, sound engineer, NEP Broadcast Services, […]  More

IBC celebrates young talent in the industry with Young Pioneer Award

Written on July 22, 2019 at 12:42, by

Driving change in the media and entertainment industry is a new wave of industry talent, honoured at IBC with the first IBC Young Pioneer Award. Recognising the brightest, newest talent in the industry, this award will go to someone who has made a real impact with their passion, ambition and commitment and is making an […]  More

IBC 2019: Synamedia to highlight how operators can win in the age of infinite entertainment

Written on July 22, 2019 at 12:42, by

At IBC 2019,  Synamedia, an independent video software provider, will highlight how broadcasters and operators can use its solutions and services to benefit from the infinite opportunities arising from the fast changing video market. As one of the anchor exhibitors in the Content Everywhere hall (hall 14, stand C.41) which focuses on industry transformation, Synamedia will […]  More