Monthly Archives: January 2021

Sunset+Vine promotes David Tippett to managing director

Written on January 29, 2021 at 10:08, by

Sunset+Vine head of broadcast David Tippett has been promoted to the role of managing director at the London-based sports production company, effective immediately. In his new role, Tippett will work alongside Sunset+Vine executive chairman Jeff Foulser, focussing on his strengths and experience in live production and major events and helping to oversee the day-to-day running […]  More

Winter Sports Summit: ORF’s Michael Koegler to shine a light on Kitzbühel alpine ski race coverage

Written on January 28, 2021 at 17:07, by

ORF head of directors Michael Koegler will discuss TV coverage of the 2021 Hahnenkamm Races in Kitzbühel during SVG Europe’s Winter Sports Summit next month (11 February). The races, which take place on what is described as “the world’s most notorious, dangerous, blood-curdling downhill course”, were captured purely for television this year because of COVID […]  More

Green racing: Formula E’s Jenny Fuller talks travel, challenges and bringing people together

Written on January 28, 2021 at 16:39, by

Inspired by 1990s TV shows Pole to Pole with Michael Palin and Challenge Anneka with Anneka Rice, Jenny Fuller aimed for a career in TV that would allow her to “travel the world and do incredible things”. Fuller is senior broadcast manager at Formula E, the motorsport series that aims to make racing cleaner and […]  More

Entertainment applications set to converge with US and European venue sound development

Written on January 28, 2021 at 16:31, by

Live sound in sports stadiums in the US has been driven largely by economics. The need to better leverage the billion-dollar stadiums and arenas had increasingly made them into concert and live event venues pre-COVID, and more recently, virus testing and vaccine distribution centres during the pandemic. In the UK, however, sound quality seemed driven […]  More

Whisper discusses plans to stamp its mark on growing business with new inhouse studio facilities

Written on January 28, 2021 at 16:01, by

Production company Whisper is expanding its business with the creation of new studio facilities at its London headquarters to enable it to put the “Whisper stamp” on content for its ever-growing list of clients. Whisper has experienced significant growth over the past five years, going from eight people in 2015 when managing director Mark Cole […]  More

TAG Video Systems joins SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor to stay engaged with the sports industry

Written on January 28, 2021 at 15:15, by

TAG Video Systems has joined SVG Europe as a Gold Sponsor, to stay engaged with the sports broadcasting industry and community during the pandemic, and beyond. Founded in 2008, TAG focuses on anticipating and addressing the changing needs and requirements of the IP multiviewer and monitoring market. Adi Itzhaki, vice president of sales EMEA at […]  More

Cerberus Tech launches live IP video switching application

Written on January 28, 2021 at 15:08, by

Cerberus Tech has launched IO, a software-based live IP video switching application. Operating point-to-point, or point-to-multipoint, the IP broadcast application allows for seamless switching between RTP, UDP, RIST, SRT, RTMP and HLS delivery protocols. It can be scaled to unlimited outputs and used within a device, data centre or cloud environment. The software utilises industry-standard […]  More

Imagen announces new AI-powered media platform

Written on January 28, 2021 at 15:01, by

Imagen has announced the introduction of Imagen Go,  a smart, AI-powered media platform that helps people to connect with the content they need to stay productive. Imagen Go is a secure, intuitive, cloud-based solution designed to help organisations store, organise and share digital media more efficiently. When video files are dropped into projects, Imagen Go […]  More

Broadcast Solutions Nordic becomes Grass Valley’s authorised SI across the Nordic region

Written on January 28, 2021 at 14:42, by

Grass Valley has authorised Broadcast Solutions Nordic as its SI partner in the Nordic region. Headquartered in Helsinki, Broadcast Solutions Nordic offers systems integration solutions to the broadcast markets in all Nordic and Baltic countries. The company has already deployed Grass Valley products and solutions in several SI-projects, thus already having a good understanding of […]  More

Innovation will be key to meeting content demands in 2021

Written on January 28, 2021 at 06:11, by

By Julien Mandel, contribution segment manager, Ateme Technological advancements in sports broadcasting, while subject to innovation for many years, have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. With fans unable to support their teams in stadiums around the globe, over the top (OTT) platforms have begun to play a greater role in providing a unique fan […]  More