Monthly Archives: February 2020

Grass Valley and ES Broadcast host HDR in live production discussion forum

Written on February 28, 2020 at 13:57, by

ES Broadcast and Grass Valley are pairing up on 19 May at Wembley Stadium for an HDR in live production discussion forum and networking event. The event will not only focus on the crucial challenges around implementing and delivering HDR content in a live environment, but will also look at how HDR can drive audience engagement. This […]  More

BT Sport and Samsung team up for first live 8K sports broadcast in the UK

Written on February 28, 2020 at 09:48, by

BT Sport has teamed with Samsung to show the UK’s first public live 8K sports broadcast, with a screening of the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Olympiacos (round of 32) on the evening of 27 February. The companies collaborated to deliver the broadcast live from the Emirates Stadium in North London during a […]  More

LaLiga states “we’re more open now” as start-up competition winners bear fruit

Written on February 27, 2020 at 17:24, by

LaLiga has announced that the winners of its competition to find technical innovations to move the Spanish game forward are starting to bear fruit. From LaLiga’s innovation hub, the Original Inspiration Centre, launched at the beginning of 2019, the winners are currently or soon will be undergoing a period of prototype development and piloting with […]  More

Globecast claims Infrastructure as Code can maximise cloud potential

Written on February 27, 2020 at 16:34, by

Globecast believes the emergence of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is a gamechanger for the media entertainment industry and has begun deployment of the technology. IaC is the process of creating and managing cloud-based technologies using scripts – hence code – to do so. The script is then ‘read’, or accepted, by systems like AWS’ CloudFormation […]  More

Gravity Media Columbus delivers coverage of Wilder vs Fury 2 for BT Sport

Written on February 27, 2020 at 15:47, by

Gravity Media provided BT Sport’s exclusive PPV coverage of the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 heavyweight title fight last weekend. Columbus, Gravity Media’s Los Angeles-based 4K multi-purpose mobile unit, was deployed at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand venue alongside its operational B Unit for the rematch on 22 February. The two Gravity Media mobile units […]  More

NAB 2020: TVU Networks to feature AI-driven workflows for tailored production

Written on February 27, 2020 at 13:17, by

On booth SU4810 TVU Networks will showcase new upgrades and continued integration of AI, automation technology and metadata within its TVU MediaMind media supply chain platform to drive efficiency in content acquisition, production, distribution and management. The company will also accept its Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for excellence in engineering in the ‘Video Over […]  More

Masstech partners with Mediakern for French-speaking regions

Written on February 27, 2020 at 13:09, by

Masstech has appointed Mediakern as technical partner for France and French-speaking territories in Europe and Northern Africa. Mediakern will design and deploy optimised storage and orchestration ecosystems built on the Kumulate content management platform. The team at Mediakern has a long history in M&E, which has allowed them to develop strong technical expertise in content […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2020: Entries rolling in, submission advice published

Written on February 27, 2020 at 13:04, by

Entries are starting to come in for SVG Europe’s Sports TV Awards 2020 which will take place on 27 May at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Ahead of the 11 March deadline, submissions have been received in all four categories, with various countries and organisations from across Europe represented. For anyone thinking of entering the […]  More

French Tennis Federation takes Roland-Garros TV coverage in-house

Written on February 27, 2020 at 10:25, by

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has decided to go in-house with the production of the TV coverage of the French Open from 2021. Following a consultation process, the FFT has chosen HBS France Production to support it with this task, granting it host broadcaster status for the Parisian Grand Slam event from 2021 through to […]  More

HPA Tech Retreat: ABC, AWS, Diversified and Game Creek on the opportunities and challenges of moving to IP

Written on February 26, 2020 at 18:09, by

Although video has been distributed over IP on the internet for decades, professional production and distribution infrastructure is still dominated by traditional baseband technologies. However, moving to IP promises an array of benefits, including shifting away from proprietary hardware, accelerating innovation and upgrade cycles, and transitioning on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. At the HPA Tech […]  More