Monthly Archives: January 2020

US$240m global golf league to launch in 2022

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DAZN lands Coupe de France rights in German-speaking markets

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Red Bee switches to green energy supplier for Hilversum data centre

Written on January 29, 2020 at 09:52, by

Red Bee is looking to make its Hilversum data centre, the Media Gateway, more environmentally sustainable by powering it with electricity from a green energy supplier. The Media Gateway (pictured) is a 1400 square metre carrier-neutral data centre, located in the Media Park Hilversum, near Amsterdam, that services a large number of public and commercial […]  More

Infront buys stake in AI-based video tracking tech firm

Written on January 28, 2020 at 13:15, by

Infront Sports has acquired a stake in Videocites, a start-up from Israel that develops AI-based video tracking and analytics technology. Videocites makes solutions for content protection, media monitoring and content management. Among its innovations is a fingerprinting technology that uses visual properties within videos in order to immediately track all copies of live, on-demand and […]  More

Super Bowl LIV: Fox Sports unveils production plans in Miami

Written on January 28, 2020 at 10:07, by

Fox Sports is hitting the beach for its ninth Super Bowl presentation, offering more than 100 hours of programming on Fox, FS1 and Fox Deportes live from its sprawling South Beach studio location leading up to Super Bowl LIV this weekend. On Super Bowl Sunday, Fox televises more than seven hours of pregame programming from […]  More

UEFA’s Craig Hepburn joins SVG-led session at MEI Federations Summit

Written on January 28, 2020 at 09:57, by

SVG Europe is very pleased to announce that UEFA head of digital transformation Craig Hepburn will join a one-hour discussion hosted by SVG editorial executive director Ken Kerschbaumer at the International Federations Summit (IFS) in Lausanne on 13 February. SVG is collaborating with Major Events International (MEI) for IFS, which will be held at the […]  More

Broadcast Rental heads into the Saudi Arabian desert for live Dakar Rally coverage

Written on January 27, 2020 at 18:19, by

Making TV during the Dakar Rally involves dust, a lot of miles and long journeys through foreign lands. Plus the challenge of establishing satellite links to broadcast live, every single day for two weeks. System and RF engineers Jeroen Klaver and Arno Maandonks from Broadcast Rental met those challenges and with SVG Europe they look […]  More

Matrox to develop embedded graphics cards with NVIDIA

Written on January 27, 2020 at 17:29, by

Matrox has announced a collaboration with NVIDIA for the development of a new range of multi-display embedded graphics cards purpose-built for high-density video walls. Leveraging NVIDIA’s industry-renowned GPU technology, Matrox will design graphics innovations powered by a custom-built Quadro embedded GPU to accelerate graphics-intensive video wall applications in commercial and 24/7 critical environments. “Matrox is […]  More

Ross Video reveals updated Ultrix routing and AV processing platform

Written on January 27, 2020 at 17:26, by

Ultrix, the routing and AV processing platform from Ross Video, was first announced at NAB 2016. The 1RU and 2RU versions (Ultrix-FR1 and Ultrix-FR2) were subsequently joined by a 5RU version (Ultrix-FR5) in 2018. With its ability to collapse racks of traditional infrastructure equipment into a more compact and efficient form-factor, Ultrix has helped redefine […]  More

dock10 Invests in Leader LV5600 for new UHD and HDR studios

Written on January 27, 2020 at 17:21, by

Following recent investment in Leader LV7600 UHD HDR rasterisers for its UHD and HDR capable grading and finishing areas, dock10 has purchased a Leader LV5600 SDI/IP waveform monitor as part of ongoing technical development of the production resources supporting MediaCity UK in Salford. The LV5600 was supplied by Leader Europe UK channel partner Jigsaw24. It […]  More