Recent Posts by David Davies

Next Generation Audio Summit: Sessions track growing deployment and diversity of immersive audio services

‘From theory to reality’ was the subtitle of the Next Generation Audio Summit 2018, and appropriately so since the last 12 months have witnessed a myriad of real-world NGA deployments for sports and entertainment. Taking place at Dolby’s facilities in Soho Square, London, on 31 October, the summit provided an opportunity to take stock of […]  More

Next Generation Audio Summit 2018: Progress in personalisation, immersive audio and AES67 under review

A near-capacity crowd drawn of leading broadcast audio engineers, consultants and vendors attended SVG Europe and Dolby’s Next Generation Audio Summit 2018, which took place at Dolby’s facilities in Soho Square, London, on Wednesday (31 October). As ever, sport is proving to be one of the earliest adopters, with immersive audio contributing to some truly […]  More

Telestream’s Stuart Newton and Chris Osika discuss the blooming of Project Orchid

Showcased at IBC 2018, Project Orchid constitutes an important step forward for Telestream, heralding a “move to self-aware architectures” that will resonate with the continued growth in diversity of live streaming services. Currently in the development phase ahead of expected product launches in 2019, Project Orchid is billed as Telestream’s “most radical R&D initiative” to […]  More

Asian Games 2018: How the host broadcast operation was underpinned by media transportation from Net Insight

The recent Asian Games in Indonesia saw Net Insight provide media transportation for broadcast production and contribution from the host venues to the IBC in Jakarta, as well as various supporting services. This year’s event – the 18th in its history – constituted the first time that the Asian Games was hosted in two cities, […]  More

RTBF chooses Deltacast to provide virtual graphics for UEFA Europa League coverage

Belgian national broadcaster RTBF has selected Deltacast as its virtual graphics supplier for its coverage of the UEFA Europa League. The project includes the use of Deltacast’s complete suite of post-analysis virtual graphics solutions. RTBF has chosen Delta-highlight with complementary modules Virtual View, in order to create 3D views, the Bird View module for real cam […]  More

Next Generation Audio Summit 2018: More speakers announced

There are a limited number of spaces available to attend this year’s exploration of Next Generation Audio (NGA) technologies, taking place at Dolby in London on 31 October. The theme of the 2018 summit is the transition that NGA is currently taking place ‘from theory to reality’. With a focus on the application of immersive […]  More

EVS replay tech picked for BroadTV’s Brazilian Football Confederation VAR workflow

With video referee operations becoming increasingly common in soccer, the Brazilian Football Confederation has selected Broadcasting Televisão (BroadTV) to introduce a new VAR workflow based on EVS’ Xeebra system. The new solution is being used in the playoffs of the Copa do Brasil, the country’s domestic knockout competition. The VAR workflow features four Xeebra systems […]  More

Next Generation Audio Summit 2018: Sky panel to discuss immersive audio

A panel led by Sky Sports technical manager Robin Broomfield will explore the application of immersive audio technology to different sports at the third annual Next Generation Audio Summit, which will take place on 31 October in London. A co-production with Dolby, Next Generation Audio Summit 2018 will be held at Dolby’s facilities in Soho […]  More

Next Generation Audio Summit 2018: Felix Krückels to give keynote on mixing immersive audio for sports

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that leading broadcast audio engineer, consultant and academic Felix Krückels will give the keynote address at the third annual Next Generation Audio Summit, which will take place at Dolby’s Soho Square premises in London on 31 October. Felix’s name will be familiar throughout the broadcast audio sector, having been […]  More