Monthly Archives: September 2020

Eleven Sports Belgium to extend partnership with NBA

Written on September 30, 2020 at 12:25, by

Eleven Sports Belgium is to extend its partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) in a new multi-year deal. The agreement means Eleven will continue to offer Belgian fans comprehensive coverage of the NBA across its linear and digital platforms, with subscribers being able to enjoy four live games each week during the regular season, […]  More

Panasonic Live series to showcase virtual innovations in broadcast industry

Written on September 30, 2020 at 12:11, by

Panasonic has launched its new Live Integrated Video Experience (Live) series, designed to lift the lid on the capabilities of its technology in virtual studios and to address the challenges of live production in a rapidly changing industry. Recorded with partners at four different studios across Europe, the Panasonic Live series is aimed at industry […]  More

Great combination: IMG Replay to digitise Frank Warren Boxing archive

Written on September 30, 2020 at 12:07, by

IMG Replay will digitise and market Frank Warren Boxing’s archive of more than 2,000 fights dating back over 110 years after signing an agreement with Queensberry Promotions. Among the highlights within the archive is Frank Bruno’s world heavyweight title win over Oliver McCall, Joe Calzaghe’s triumph over Mikel Kessler at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, Ricky Hatton’s […]  More

Ross Live to return for second season

Written on September 30, 2020 at 11:47, by

Following a successful first season earlier this year, Ross Live is to return to our screens with a second season, kicking-off with a season premiere keynote by Ross Video’s chief executive officer, David Ross and Jeff Moore, executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Starting on 15 October, the new season will run for eight […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: BBC Sport signs up to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Written on September 30, 2020 at 11:12, by

BBC Sport has signed up to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action Framework. The framework brings together representatives from across the global sports community to drive change by setting clear targets and standards in line with the Paris Agreement, as well as harnessing the power of sport to […]  More

Extreme E announces broadcast agreement with Saran Media Group to air in Turkey

Written on September 30, 2020 at 09:50, by

Pioneering new electric off-road motorsport series, Extreme E, has announced a new broadcast deal with Saran Media Group that will see the championship shown live in Turkey. The inaugural season of Extreme E next year will see purely-electric SUVs racing wheel-to-wheel in some of the most remote, spectacular and dramatic environments on earth, from the […]  More

Sony acquires Nevion to enhance its portfolio in IP and cloud-based production solutions 

Written on September 30, 2020 at 09:43, by

Sony Imaging Products & Solutions is acquiring Nevion, the virtualised media production solutions provider that it was previously a minority shareholder in. The acquisition will allow Sony to provide end-to-end IP and cloud-based production solutions for broadcasting and other applications, the company said. Sony, which has been a minority shareholder in Nevion since July 2019, […]  More

Virtual Eye takes 3D graphics production for sports broadcasting remote over summer

Written on September 29, 2020 at 17:00, by

Virtual Eye, the sports division of New Zealand-based Animation Research, which is one of Australasia’s main 3D computer graphics production houses, has used Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable its continued global sports broadcasting work during lockdown. For more than 25 years, Emmy Award-winning Virtual Eye has specialised in 3D TV graphics that change the […]  More

Lawo vice president of sales Michael Mueller passes away aged 66

Written on September 29, 2020 at 15:16, by

Michael Muller, vice president of sales at Lawo, has passed away at the age of 66. Following a brief yet severe illness, Muller died on Saturday 26 September 2020, surrounded by his loved ones. After his initial sales position with Audio Techniques of Stamford, US, in the mid to late 1980’s, Mueller went on to […]  More

Plazamedia produces knockout World Boxing Super Series Final

Written on September 29, 2020 at 14:41, by

On 25 September Plazamedia produced the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) Season II Cruiserweight Final at the ziegelei101 in Ismaning, Germany. The knockout of a final hit screens on Saturday evening, with Lativia’s Mairis Briedis and Cuban IBF World Champion Yuniel Dorticos going head-to-head in the ring, culminating in Briedis delivering the winning blow and […]  More