Monthly Archives: February 2021

Racing TV hits the front with new virtual and augmented reality studio set

Written on February 26, 2021 at 11:44, by

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) has unveiled a new virtual studio set that will be used as the hub for all of the horse racing output on its Racing TV channel. Built in collaboration with Timeline Television and MOOV, the new 6m x 6m studio is made up of four zones and will bring together race-day […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight: Will Carling to discuss Six Nations rugby Matchstats

Written on February 25, 2021 at 17:33, by

Former England rugby union captain, and now Amazon Web Services (AWS) ambassador, Will Carling OBE will make a guest appearance at next week’s Sports Graphics Spotlight (5 March 2021) discussing Six Nations Matchstats. In conversation with SVG Europe editor Heather McLean, Carling will outline how the stats are generated, analysed and used by the rugby […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight: Eurosport’s enhanced Cube studio to be showcased during 5 March online event

Written on February 25, 2021 at 13:51, by

Eurosport head of graphics and innovation Alex Dinnin will give Sports Graphics Spotlight delegates an in-depth look at the enhancements and improvements that have been made to the Discovery-owned broadcaster’s award-winning live mixed-reality presentation studio the Cube. In a session on Friday 5 March called ‘Set Points: Inside Eurosport’s enhanced Cube mixed reality studio’, Dinnin […]  More

Former IMG exec Melissa Payne appointed as media CEO for Golden Globe and Ocean Globe races

Written on February 25, 2021 at 12:12, by

Former senior IMG executive Melissa Payne has been appointed as chief executive (media) for the two, historic, round-the-world sailing events, the Ocean Globe Race (OGR) and the Golden Globe Race (GGR). Payne, who left IMG last year after 20 years, was previously vice president, head of technical services and also head of sailing/nautical sports at IMG Media. […]  More

Test of endurance: Navigating the trials and tribulations of the Australian Open

Written on February 25, 2021 at 12:09, by

The Australian Open has just closed its doors at Melbourne Park on what was an unusual event for both the players and the crews that made it happen. From broadcast staff having to ship into Australia in early December for an event that did not start until 26 January, to heavy quarantines and strict COVID-19 […]  More

Telstra Broadcast Services connects Australian Open direct and indirect world feed

Written on February 25, 2021 at 10:18, by

Telstra Broadcast Services, the broadcast media business unit of the Telstra Corporation, successfully managed the Australian Open direct and indirect world feed distribution plus on-court Netcam technology. A mix of network solutions were used to deliver the world feeds, including traditional satellite uplink for distribution and optical fibre connectivity services from Asia to Europe. Onsite […]  More

Xytech acquires ScheduALL from Net Insight for US $6m

Written on February 24, 2021 at 21:36, by

Xytech Systems has purchased the resource and scheduling management system ScheduALL from Net Insight in a deal valued at US $6 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the coming weeks and Xytech will continue to support the ScheduALL application and all ScheduALL clients. Xytech also offers the MediaPulse facility management software and […]  More

IABM and SVG Europe to tackle PTP during BaM Live! on 18 March

Written on February 24, 2021 at 20:10, by

IABM’s BaM Live! 2021 virtual event features a new platform, two days of events on 17-18 March, and, on 18 March, five hours of sports production content, including a closing live ‘Ask the Experts’ session on Precision Time Protocol (PTP) that will be co-produced with SVG Europe. Designed to be as close to a real […]  More

AIMS TechFest 2021 set for 9-10 March; IPMX, remote audio production highlight event

Written on February 24, 2021 at 20:04, by

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) is hosting AIMS TechFest 2021, a live interactive virtual event on 9-10 March, with each day featuring four hours of programming. Day one of AIMS TechFest 2021 will focus on the IPMX (Internet Protocol Media Experience) proposed set of open standards and specifications and the benefits for professional […]  More

Sky Germany to broadcast electric off-road racing series Extreme E

Written on February 24, 2021 at 17:02, by

Electric off-road racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Sky Germany will broadcast coverage of the championship’s X Prixs, highlights and magazine shows. Sky Germany’s coverage of the tournament is to be broadcast in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and will be available to view in both German and English. Charly Classen, executive vice president of […]  More