Monthly Archives: October 2019

Sony backs PARALLEL ADS for live sports event production

Written on October 23, 2019 at 17:55, by

Sony has announced full compatibility with PARALLEL ADS, a solution by AGS AG (Switzerland), enabling broadcasters of sporting events to simultaneously share tailored advertising content to different audiences around the globe.  The solution is based on DYNAMIC CONTENT MULITPLICATION technology that can also provide the same benefits for music and other live events. The DCM technology enables rights holders to broadcast up to four […]  More

Sportel Monaco: Sportradar’s Steve Byrd on the sports gambling and broadcasting paradigm

Written on October 23, 2019 at 17:48, by

Sportradar has been at the centre of sports data and gambling for some time as Betradar provides all of the services required to run a bookmaker operation. The company also works closely with major sports leagues who want to provide video services to bookmakers. At Sportel, the international TV sports market event in Monaco this […]  More

Game Creek Video expands its IP fleet with Bravo and Columbia

Written on October 23, 2019 at 17:29, by

The march to all-IP live sports production continues. Last month, one of the industry’s leading production truck providers, Game Creek Video, added two IP-friendly trucks to its fleet. Bravo and Columbia are the company’s fourth and fifth units on the road today. Each is a 53 ft expando that makes a significant achievement in fitting […]  More

Esports Stadium turns to TSL Products for broadcast control

Written on October 23, 2019 at 17:18, by

Esports Stadium Arlington in Texas needed to establish a broadcast workflow suitable for its modern, 100,000-square-foot event space. The stadium’s integrator suggested adding TSL Products’ control system into the facility’s workflow to achieve a universal broadcast control surface. “We needed an advanced and user-friendly system to transition between live hosts and various player cameras to […]  More

Euro 60m subsidy for RTVE Spain to acquire Tokyo Olympics rights from Discovery

Written on October 23, 2019 at 17:07, by

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Audio console makers save space and boost flexibility with virtual mixing systems

Written on October 23, 2019 at 16:40, by

IBC 2019 confirmed that an increasing number of manufacturers are taking steps to help broadcasters who wish to avoid using a physical audio control surface for certain productions. Calrec and Lawo were among the companies exhibiting systems offering one form or another of virtualisation – a trend that is largely attributed to the need to […]  More

Sportel Monaco: Eurovision showcases Content Hub for virtual broadcasting environment

Written on October 23, 2019 at 14:18, by

Eurovision Services is showcasing its Content Hub here at Sportel. Content Hub provides a way for broadcasters to manage live content, bridging the gap between production and distribution. Michele Gosetti, head of global sales at Eurovision Services, commented: “There are a lot of federations here [at Sportel] and the Hub is a way to provide […]  More

Sportel Monaco: Sunset+Vine helps federations take on production challenges

Written on October 23, 2019 at 13:13, by

Global host broadcaster Sunset+Vine is in Monaco at Sportel to showcase the most innovative and technically challenging projects it has completed over the past year, including the recent INEOS challenge completed by Eliud Kipchoge. The company is also talking to federations about enabling them to maintain control of their content output and productions. On Sportel, […]  More

Sportel Monaco: Globecast assists with delivery of content globally for clients

Written on October 23, 2019 at 12:58, by

Globecast is at Sportel to help content owners work out how to deliver their programming globally. Sportel is important for Globecast as it gives the company an opportunity to talk to content providers. Said Catherine Emmett, account manager at Globecast: “We do all the distribution for ATP. People like ATP, broadcasters with structure, want distribution […]  More

Thought Leadership: Decisions on the transition timeline for broadcast infrastructure

Written on October 22, 2019 at 17:43, by

For the last few years, much of the tech talk in our industry has centred around two letters — IP. In truth, writes Imagine Communications COO Glodina Lostanlen, IP connectivity is just an enabling technology: the goal is a software-defined architecture, running on standard, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware. COTS hardware that inherently talks IP over […]  More