Monthly Archives: March 2021

Broadcast Solutions to install two VAR systems for Cameroon Football Federation

Written on March 31, 2021 at 18:23, by

Broadcast Solutions will deliver two additional Video Assistant Referee (VAR) systems for the Cameroon Football Federation, an extension to the existing platforms that were deployed last year. Local systems integrator Optimum was mandated in 2019 by the State of Cameroon to design, deploy and operate VAR infrastructure for the competition.  More

Formula 1’s first race of the 2021 season breaks Sky Sports viewing records for the elite motorsport

Written on March 31, 2021 at 17:01, by

Formula 1’s first race of the season, the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix, has broken viewing figures for F1 coverage at Sky Sports with 2.23 million fans tuning into watch Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen fight for the top of the podium. The 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix was watched by an average of 1.98 million viewers, […]  More

EVS partners with Haivision to reduce latency on remote replay operations in live sports broadcasting

Written on March 31, 2021 at 16:31, by

EVS has partnered with Haivision, a provider of mission critical, real time video streaming and networking solutions, to bring broadcasters a combined EVS-certified solution that reduces latency in remote workflows for replay system operators working in live sports broadcasting. The new integration from both companies essentially enables the extension of video monitors across long distances, […]  More

Panasonic unveils real-time tracking projection mapping solution

Written on March 31, 2021 at 14:39, by

Panasonic has announced a solution for real-time tracking projection mapping that it says expands the creative possibilities for the entertainment and production industries to merge digital and physical realities with stunning results. Designed for use at esports and other live entertainment events, it enables the accurate projection of images in real-time onto fast moving objects […]  More

EVS scores gold on contract for 2022 Winter Olympics with host broadcaster Olympic Broadcasting Services

Written on March 31, 2021 at 11:28, by

EVS has won a contract with Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), host broadcaster of the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing, to supply solutions for the centralised ingest, management and distribution of its media content. The company will also be responsible for a comprehensive media server infrastructure that will give operatives instant access to thousands of hours […]  More

Aviwest and CyanView partner to simplify remote camera control for live multicamera production 

Written on March 31, 2021 at 11:26, by

Aviwest’s bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView’s RCP multicamera control panel, enabling reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. CyanView’s RCP ensures seamless integration of specialty cameras into production environments, making it easier to capture any event from any angle while […]  More

NEP Connects adds Hitomi MatchBox to its MediaCity Networks Operation Centre

Written on March 31, 2021 at 10:57, by

NEP Connect has purchased a 4K MatchBox system – Generator and Analyser complete with a Glass licence – from Hitomi Broadcast for use in its MediaCity Network Operations Centre in Salford, UK. NEP Connect (formerly known as SIS LIVE) provides global critical connectivity services, delivering thousands of hours of news, sports and entertainment content to […]  More

AJA releases Bridge Live v1.11

Written on March 31, 2021 at 10:44, by

AJA Video Systems has released Bridge Live v1.11 for its high-performance UHD or multi-channel HD encoding, transcoding, decoding and contribution solution. The update introduces new functionalities including HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) input, VBR low latency, E-AC3 input, and numerous user experience upgrades for efficiently managing pipelines. Developed in partnership with Comprimato, Bridge Live is a […]  More

David Nathanson joins NEP Group’s board of directors

Written on March 31, 2021 at 10:39, by

David Nathanson, an 18-year veteran of 21st Century Fox, has joined the NEP board of directors. Nathanson is co-president at Mapleton Investments and non-executive chairman at Falcon Water Technologies. He has also built and managed consumer-facing brands in the US, bringing significant leadership and industry experience to his role on NEP’s board. During his time […]  More

Net Insight’s Nimbra Edge helps SRF to power FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021

Written on March 31, 2021 at 10:34, by

From 7-21 February 2021, Cortina in Veneto, Italy hosted the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Around 600 athletes from 71 nations participated and 13 World Champion titles were won. Some 700 volunteers and 550 media professionals were also part of this large winter sports event. Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), the Swiss broadcaster and business […]  More