Recent Posts by Adrian Pennington

Data delivery is the “hidden gem” for LTE Broadcast apps, says MobiTV

While the delivery of live video over LTE Broadcast appears proven, what is exciting MobiTV is the data delivery mode of the advanced 4G mobile format. Off the back of tests with AT&T at the college football playoff championship at AT&T Stadium, North Texas, on 12 January, Kerry Travilla, senior director of technology at the […]  More

OBS TV to take on UK outside broadcast market with new 30-camera truck

OBS TV, the UK division of Irish outside broadcast and facility group Observe, is building a new 30-camera channel truck after a year of establishing its place in the marketplace. On the road in 2015 the new OBS2 will be UHD-capable, according to UK Executive Director John Hunt. “Because of the demise of SIS Live […]  More

Formula E world feed globally distributed by RR Media

The inaugural Formula E Grand Prix took place on Saturday in Beijing with RR Media providing all equipment and oversight of the links that distributed the world feed to broadcasters including Fox Sports and BT Sport. The one-year deal for all ten races with Formula E Holdings, part of the FIA, is the first time […]  More

Live from Monza: in the Paddock and Pit Lane with Riedel

Of the 19 circuits on the F1 calendar, the Italian Grand Prix at Autodromo Nazionale is not only one of the original (built specifically for Grand Prix in the 1950s) but it remains one of the fastest. Not for nothing is La Pista Magica haunted by fans, mostly Ferrari, in awe of drivers piloting a […]  More

Live from the Commonwealth Games: BBC in object-based media trial

As part of its investigation into object-based broadcasting BBC R&D is trialling web application Venue Explorer at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games. “We see object-based audio and video media formats as a core element of future media services,” explains Steve Baily, general manager, BBC R&D. As it applies to live events […]  More

Live at the Open: on course with CTV

SVG Europe is at Royal Liverpool on a glorious day which began with heavy rain but looks set fair until close of play. Our time on location has provided an opportunity to take a closer look at some broadcasters serviced by Euro Media Group supplier CTV. TV Ashai has an unusual set-up in that there […]  More

Live from the Open: BBC preps big changes for live golf coverage

The BBC is teeing up golf as one of the next of its live events to receive a multi-stream multi-platform make-over. Online or connected TV viewers of BBC broadcasts from Sochi (Olympics), Brazil (World Cup) and music festival Glastonbury could select up to twenty live and VOD streams to enrich their experience of the event. […]  More