Monthly Archives: January 2021

Vizrt unveils Vizrt Production Control

Written on January 27, 2021 at 14:56, by

Vizrt has launched Vizrt Production Control, a single solution for end-to-end software-based production, graphics, control and automation for daily news, live sports and other live productions. It is one of five software solution suites made available exclusively via Flexible Access, which allows customers to adapt and scale their production software up and down to meet […]  More

Leader launches LVB440 IP analyser

Written on January 27, 2021 at 13:25, by

Leader Electronics has added the LVB440 IP analyser to its range of video and audio test equipment. Designed to monitor and analyse high-bitrate media traffic in broadcast production studios, OB vehicles, master control facilities and transmission networks, the analyser supports data rates of 10, 25, 40 and 50Gb/s, extending up to 100Gb/s via dual interfaces, […]  More

Telstra recognised by DPP’s Committed to Sustainability programme

Written on January 27, 2021 at 13:09, by

Telstra has been recognised by the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) Committed to Sustainability programme, a scheme celebrating and promoting good practice in environmental sustainability across the media industry. The recognition comes after Telstra set a new sustainability strategy, which comprises several targets: Responsible business – to be a sustainable, globally trusted company that people want […]  More

Wimbledon’s Bethan Evans to return to Whisper as head of broadcast operations

Written on January 26, 2021 at 11:45, by

Production company Whisper has announced that Bethan Evans, broadcast manager at he All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), is returning to the company after a hiatus of five years to take up the role of head of broadcast operations. Evans left Whisper in 2016, where she had held the role of head of production. She […]  More

TV4 Media secures rights to show WTA tennis in Sweden, Finland and Norway

Written on January 26, 2021 at 09:48, by

Telia’s TV4 Media has snapped up the exclusive media rights to show live WTA tennis in Sweden, Finland and Norway. The deal covers the WTA 250, 500 and 1000 events live with coverage to be shown on free-to-air C More channels and via the OTT service TV4 Media. TV4 Media’s coverage of the WTA is […]  More

Global Production meets the Tour de Ski and Nordic Combined World Championship head on

Written on January 25, 2021 at 14:56, by

The 15th edition of the Tour de Ski took place from 1 to 10 January across three locations in Switzerland and Italy. The event culminated in Val di Fiemme on Alpe Cermis, where athletes challenged themselves over a 10km course in the Final Climb as part of three days of events running from 8 to 10 […]  More

Gravity Media on sun, sand and preparing for the 2022 FIFA World Cup with the State of Qatar

Written on January 25, 2021 at 14:29, by

Qatar is set to host the FIFA World Cup next year from 21 November to 18 December 2022. This land of sun, sand and an enthusiasm for throwing money at technology is going to show the world a beautifully imagined event with brand new stadiums and state-of-the-art broadcasting infrastructure. Key to making this vision a […]  More

IMG and Panasonic to make Sport 24 available to all airlines worldwide

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:43, by

IMG and Panasonic Avionics Corporation have extended their partnership, making IMG’s Sport 24, the live 24/7 sports channel for the in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) industry, available to all airlines worldwide. Panasonic will market both Sport 24 and its sister channel Sport 24 Extra to airlines using other connectivity networks for the first time, enabling […]  More

Polish Ekstraklasa to be broadcast in Balkans with Arena Sport

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:41, by

Polish football league Ekstraklasa has signed a new contract with Arena Sport to broadcast matches in the Balkan territories. Arena Sport will broadcast the spring round matches of the Ekstraklasa over its sports channels in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, North Macedonia and Kosovo. Marcin Animucki, president of the management board at Ekstraklasa, commented: […]  More

AZ Alkmaar selects IQ Video’s vPilot for AI-driven camera studio

Written on January 25, 2021 at 12:39, by

Dutch football club Alkmaar Zaanstreek, also known as AZ Alkmaar or AZ, has selected an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven camera studio system, vPilot, from IQ Video Solutions, a brand of Mobile Viewpoint, to create TV productions at its AFAS stadium. The studio build was completed by local Dutch company Buckdesign, which designed the studio layout, managed […]  More