Monthly Archives: October 2021

Riot Games opens remote broadcast and content production centre in Ireland

Written on October 29, 2021 at 13:01, by

A growing esports portfolio has prompted the expansion of Riot Games’ global production footprint with a new remote broadcast and content production centre (RBC) in Dublin, Ireland. The centre is part of Riot’s drive to innovate and advance its digital broadcast and production capabilities for esports as well as to serve players and fans. Riot […]  More

The French Première: SVG Europe launches SVG France and announces first in-person meet-up

Written on October 29, 2021 at 09:43, by

SVG Europe is extending its network of activities across Europe with the launch of SVG France to support and unite the sports broadcasting and multimedia community in the country. SVG France’s first event, The French Première, sponsored by AMP Visual TV, will take place from 18:30 on 16 November at the iconic Studio Gabriel in Paris. […]  More

SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2021 winners announced

Written on October 28, 2021 at 18:00, by

SVG Europe is very pleased to announce the names of the sports broadcasting and production projects that have won the Sports TV Awards 2021, sponsored by Canon. After receiving nominations from all across Europe, covering many different sports, and representing sport and media organisations big and small, the judges chose 31 entries across six categories […]  More

Op ed focus: Looking at the limitless opportunities of 5G for the sports broadcasting industry

Written on October 27, 2021 at 11:16, by

Sports broadcasting is a unique and exciting industry, bursting with opportunities for those interested in technology. While broadcasters are, as a rule, a cautious bunch – you can’t afford to upset the fan watching a live game at any cost – the competitive nature of sports broadcasting in the pursuit of pay-TV subscribers has pushed […]  More

Sky Sports reports recordbreaking viewing figures in one day thanks to Premier League, Formula One and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Written on October 26, 2021 at 13:34, by

Sky Sports has announced its highest ever daily viewing figures as the Premier League, Formula One and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup all contributed to recordbreaking numbers. An average of 1.2 million viewers tuned into Sky Sports channels throughout the day on 24 October with a reach of over 8 million. Numbers peaked at […]  More

Pixellot and NTT Sportict unite to transform Japanese amateur sports broadcasting with Stadium Tube

Written on October 25, 2021 at 14:05, by

Pixellot and NTT Sportict, a Japanese provider of video content production and distribution to sports facilities and organisations, have launched Stadium Tube, a new service for live and on-demand sports broadcasts. Stadium Tube enables coaches, athletes, parents and general audiences to access an automatically created video that delivers a new standard of graphical visualisations in sport broadcasting, including […]  More

Barbara Lange to conclude 12-year tenure as SMPTE executive director

Written on October 25, 2021 at 13:57, by

Barbara Lange is set to step down as SMPTE executive director at the close of 2021, which marks the end of her current contract. Lange has served in this role for 12 years, guiding SMPTE through a dynamic period of growth, extending the society’s leadership as a global standards organisation, and working closely with staff, […]  More

Net Insight joins GV Media Universe to take cloud and IP media delivery workflows to the next level

Written on October 25, 2021 at 13:47, by

Net Insight has joined the GV Media Universe (GVMU) Alliance, Grass Valley’s ecosystem of qualified partners that aims to enable media organisations to leverage the power of the cloud to deliver more content easily and efficiently. Net Insight’s platforms bring a range of agile and secure media delivery solutions for cloud, IP and virtualised networks, […]  More

New ElClasico brand identity lands in over 50 cities along with enhanced audio visual broadcast plan

Written on October 25, 2021 at 12:11, by

LaLiga is showcasing a new brand for ElClasico, the most watched club match in world football in which FC Barcelona and Real Madrid face off in an epic clash, as well as an enhanced audio visual broadcast plan with its technical partner, Mediapro. The initiative is part of LaLiga’s international development and promotion strategy around […]  More

Single-stream HDR and SDR distribution offers opportunity for broadcasters to enhance live sports viewing experience

Written on October 25, 2021 at 11:21, by

By Bob Nicholas, vice president of international sales for Cobalt Digital and Guy Ducos, business development executive for Advanced HDR by Technicolor As the world awaits a post-pandemic era, the return of live sports – including the recently concluded Summer Games – is encouraging sports fans worldwide to gather and view major events in stadiums, bars, restaurants […]  More