Monthly Archives: August 2020

Belgian Pro League goes with WSC Sports to improve highlights creation and digital reach

Written on August 31, 2020 at 21:34, by

The Belgian Pro League is back in action with a new five-year deal with Eleven Sports, a new production deal with Mediapro, and a four-year deal with WSC Sports that will bring automated highlight clipping to meet the needs of the league, its clubs, and Eleven Sports. “Many of our teams have their own apps […]  More

Channel 4 retains Paris 2024 Paralympic Games rights for the UK

Written on August 28, 2020 at 11:32, by

With exactly four years to go until the Opening Ceremony, Channel 4 has today been awarded the UK television rights to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The deal with Channel 4 includes multi-platform broadcast rights within the UK and will see the broadcaster build on its acclaimed coverage of London 2012 and Rio 2016 which […]  More

World Table Tennis builds digital video archive using Imagen platform

Written on August 28, 2020 at 10:00, by

The World Table Tennis (WTT) is building a digital video content archive using technology from Imagen as it looks to preserve decades worth of historic moments from the indoor racket sport. 6,000 hours of exclusive match footage, including more than 9,000 matches spanning as far back as the 1930s, have been digitised and uploaded to […]  More

Eurosport to use enhanced Winter Olympics Cube studio for French and US Open tennis presentation

Written on August 28, 2020 at 09:23, by

An updated version of the mixed-reality ‘Cube’ presentation studio that was used by Eurosport to great acclaim during its coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics is to be applied to the broadcaster’s US Open and French Open tennis tournament output. The Cube is an interactive studio set that makes use of augmented reality (AR), deep […]  More

Evertz adds Bravo to DreamCatcher live media platform

Written on August 27, 2020 at 16:18, by

Evertz has expanded its portfolio by adding Bravo to the DreamCatcher suite of live production tools. Designed for virtualised live production, Bravo’s scalable IP-based architecture provides content producers with the flexibility of setting up a live switching interface on any public or private cloud environment. Bravo can also use Media Asset Management (MAM) and playout […]  More

XD Motion supports France Télévisions on Coupe de France final

Written on August 27, 2020 at 16:06, by

XD Motion has revealed that it was recruited to help the host broadcaster of the Coupe de France, France Télévisions, with its coverage of the 2020 final between Paris St Germain (PSG) and St Etienne on 24 July. The game, won by a goal to nil by PSG, was the first match to be held […]  More

SportsTribal TV selects Red Bee Media OTT platform for new streaming service

Written on August 27, 2020 at 16:01, by

SportsTribal TV has selected Red Bee Media’s managed OTT platform for its new, free ad-supported sports streaming service. Launching in late 2020, SportsTribal TV enables traditional and non-traditional sports rights owners, niche and micro-niche sports, social creators and sports storytellers to turn their video content into professionally managed, 24/7 streaming channels for fans. SportsTribal TV […]  More

Imagine gives Selenio Network Processor new personality

Written on August 27, 2020 at 15:55, by

Imagine has added what it describes as a comprehensive production multiviewer functionality as a new software ‘personality’ for its Selenio Network Processor (SNP). The company believes that when you are covering sport you need a technical architecture that it almost infinitely flexible. The equipment needs to be able to transform between different production requirements almost […]  More

AdApt brings AI and machine learning to advertising

Written on August 27, 2020 at 15:43, by

UniqFeed has discussed the launch of AdApt, a software that brings AI and machine learning into virtual advertising. According to uniqFeed, virtual advertising is a rapidly emerging technology, and as demand for a cost-efficient and flexible solutions continues to grow, more and more providers are entering the space. In response to this observation, uniqFeed launched […]  More

Vizrt releases major update Viz Engine 4.1

Written on August 27, 2020 at 15:31, by

Vizrt has released a major update to its real-time graphics and video compositing platform, Viz Engine 4.1. Viz Engine 4.1 introduces multiple render blades, including support for game engines that allow media producers to choose which blade to use for any given job and mix and match them in the same environment. “Perfecting real-time graphics […]  More