Monthly Archives: May 2020

Global media organisations retransmit SpaceX Falcon 9 launch attempt

Written on May 29, 2020 at 10:05, by

The first human launch to orbit from US soil since 2011 has caught the attention of most major media organisations around the world. As a part of NASA’s consortium in distributing live coverage of this historic launch, TVU Networks’ Grid infrastructure has seen hundreds of TVU Grid customers taking the live feeds from NASA during […]  More

Premier League re-start: All 92 remaining games to be shown live, including some free-to-air

Written on May 29, 2020 at 09:37, by

The Premier League has agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019-20 season and announced that all the remaining matches will be shown live on television in the UK. Fixtures will resume on Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place, with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City […]  More

LTN Global unveils IP-based alternative to satellite distribution

Written on May 29, 2020 at 09:22, by

LTN Global, the media technology and video transport network solutions company, has launched a terrestrial IP-based distribution solution designed as an alternative to satellite distribution. LTN Wave brings together LTN’s transport, monitoring and control solutions to enable broadcast quality multicast distribution over IP. The new offering is said to provide customers with access to the […]  More

HBS Broadcast Academy video offers tips for directing in the age of coronavirus

Written on May 28, 2020 at 17:21, by

The HBS Broadcast Academy has been an important part of the industry’s education initiatives as it is designed to provide specialised training to help improve to quality of football production, increase the opportunities for women and minorities in front-bench roles, and much more. It’s most recent efforts involved an online panel discussion featuring two leading […]  More

EditShare and Adobe collaborate to enable remote production workflows

Written on May 28, 2020 at 17:17, by

EditShare is continueing its collaboration with Adobe to enhance end-to-end remote production and collaborative editing workflows. Creating an exceptional user experience, from individual storytellers to enterprise workgroups, the integrated solution of EditShare with Adobe connects editing workflows into a wider media ecosystem with deep metadata tracking and workflow automation to simplify storytelling, whether on-premise, in […]  More

Riedel and RRN deliver remote mastering for Peter Maffay Concert

Written on May 28, 2020 at 17:12, by

Riedel Communications and Remote Recording Network (RRN) collaborated on a unique remote mastering service for a live-streamed concert performed by Peter Maffay and local musicians from Steintor-Varietè in Halle, Germany. The special acoustic concert, which took place on 13 April (Easter Monday), was mixed on location by Werner Schmidl and, using RRN’s Remote Mixing facility, […]  More

O’Meara and Szabo-Rowe from The Switch introduce MIMiC cloud service

Written on May 28, 2020 at 17:07, by

The Switch has launched MIMiC, an on-demand cloud-based production-as-a-service offering that gives broadcasters, streaming services, rights holders and enterprises access to remote production capabilities for live and virtual events of all sizes. Content producers can leverage The Switch’s combination of cloud production capability and global network reach to cost-effectively meet increasing demand for flexible broadcast […]  More

Trials and tribulations: Sunset+Vine’s Stephen Booth talks Early Kick Off and remote production revolution

Written on May 28, 2020 at 16:54, by

Sunset+Vine was instrumental in producing BT Sport’s Early Kick Off programme with a new format designed exclusively for football fans on lockdown. The first programme broadcast at 11am on Saturday 28 March was pulled together with Sunset+Vine working with Timeline TV and a remit from BT Sport to give viewers their Saturday morning football fix […]  More

Sports OTT Forum: Taking OTT forward into a post-lockdown world [VIDEO]

Written on May 28, 2020 at 12:55, by

The use of OTT has come into its own since COVID-19 locked down the world and live sport ceased. In this video panel discussion we look at how the enthusiastic application of OTT has highlighted its challenges and helped its technological evolution before looking ahead to how and where it will sit alongside linear TV […]  More

Sports OTT Forum: Going OTT on the Women’s Game – Interview with the FA’s Kelly Simmons [VIDEO]

Written on May 28, 2020 at 11:51, by

The Women’s World Cup 2019 in France was a key moment in the growth of the women’s game. Following on from that success, women’s football has now reached a tipping point when it comes to both viewership and media interest around Europe. In this video interview, SVG Europe editor Heather McLean will talk to FA […]  More