Monthly Archives: October 2019

Late SABC deal for Rugby World Cup final rights

Written on October 29, 2019 at 13:06, by


Cobalt Digital powers France TV Sport UHD, HDR conversion

Written on October 28, 2019 at 14:04, by

In May, France TV, in partnership with the French Tennis Federation, launched France TV Sport UHD 4K, a new channel that provided 24-hour coverage of Roland-Garros in 4K HDR. The channel was considered a “culmination of nine years of experimentation,” according to Frédéric Brochard, CTO for France TV. Available for free during the 15-day tournament, […]  More

LiveU portable field units to replace traditional transmission technology for live broadcasts in South African horse racing

Written on October 28, 2019 at 10:48, by

LiveU technology is replacing traditional satellite, fibre and microwave technology at South African race tracks to boost fan engagement. LiveU’s portable field units are being deployed to create exciting live coverage from the race tracks, inside betting centres, and around award ceremonies and special events. Heading up this trend are Tellytrack Horseracing, Highlights and Sports […]  More

Clear-Com expands global sales support team in response to growth

Written on October 28, 2019 at 09:20, by

Clear-Com has added three additional global sales support staff as the company continues to experience strong growth, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Clear-Com is committed to providing the highest level of support for its customers around the world with an emphasis on providing local support as often as possible, it stated. Following five years working […]  More

Bild Studios invests in the latest disguise flagship hardware

Written on October 28, 2019 at 09:17, by

Bild, a London-based visual engineering studio, has invested in the new gx 2c hardware from disguise, adding to the company’s existing fleet of disguise servers. With this latest investment, Bild is hoping to further explore xR shows and interactive installations as well as serving as a solid master server for technically demanding shows. Said David […]  More

Live from the Rugby World Cup: Canon Free Viewpoint system ready to bring volumetric capture replays to semi-final matches

Written on October 25, 2019 at 08:41, by

The Rugby World Cup is about to enter the crunch semi-final stage of the competition and the remaining matches at Yokohama Stadium will feature what has been the most exciting broadcast innovation at this year’s event: the Canon Free Viewpoint volumetric capture system. It synthesises image data from 125 cameras located around the stadium in […]  More

Report: Latency is stunting further growth of live sports streaming says Limelight

Written on October 24, 2019 at 15:22, by

Demand for live sports streaming is on the rise, particularly in the UK, however latency is a cause of concern for viewers. According to a new State of Online Video research report from Limelight Networks, global demand for live sports streaming is on the up, but nowhere more so than in the UK where over […]  More

ATEME and Broadpeak enable ultra low latency video for DVB-I

Written on October 24, 2019 at 14:29, by

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming, and ATEME, a leader in video delivery solutions, have announced a new ultra-low-latency live video streaming solution that supports the emerging DVB-I standard ecosystem. Recently demonstrated at IBC2019, the joint solution leverages advanced technologies, such as machine learning-based encoding, multicast ABR, low-latency CMAF and […]  More

FutureSport 2019: Title Sponsor Telstra to lead out Chelsea FC event

Written on October 24, 2019 at 14:20, by

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that Telstra has taken the Title Sponsorship for FutureSport, which will take place 26 November at Stamford Bridge in London. The SVG Europe team looks to be on target for a record FutureSport attendance, as over 250 senior sports broadcast professionals have already registered with over one month to […]  More

F1 to trial Twitch streaming with Mexican Grand Prix

Written on October 24, 2019 at 14:09, by