Recent Posts by David Davies

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

IBC 2018: Genelec’s Howard Jones and Lars-Olof Janflod on new high SPL SAM monitors and immersive audio opportunities

Genelec international project manager Howard Jones and PR director Lars-Olof Janflod noted the “very positive” response to the new high-SPL SAM monitors at IBC 2018. Speaking in advance of IBC, Genelec MD Siamäk Naghian remarked that “with the launch of the S360 [two-way monitor] and 7382 [subwoofer] we now have a comprehensive range of monitors […]  More

IBC 2018: BroaMan’s Florian Myrus on new frame sync device and distribution developments

BroaMan director Florian Myrus took time out at IBC 2018 to highlight several of the fibre network specialist’s latest initiatives, including the extension of the Mux22 series of devices. Muxx22-FrameSync8 is a universal interface and has been designed to provide a “more elegant” alternative to traditional frame sync technologies. By combining HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI I/O with Ethernet, […]  More

SVG Europe Outstanding Contribution Award winner Barry Johnstone reflects on his career in new video

In advance of the SVG Europe Sport Production Awards 2018, Outstanding Contribution to European Sport Broadcasting Award winner Barry Johnstone reflected on some of his many career highlights in a video produced by the CTV OB team. The Sport Production Awards ceremony took place at the end of the Sport Production Summit, which was held […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: SIS LIVE’s Phil Govan on the continued expansion of the Anylive fibre network

Now encompassing around 150 venues, including sports stadia and entertainment venues, the Anylive fibre network has proven to be a significant success for SIS LIVE. At IBC 2018 commercial director Phil Govan took time out to reflect on the network’s growth, as well as some other current projects for SIS LIVE. The mission statement for […]  More

Sports Production Summit video reflections now available on YouTube

SVG Europe has posted a series of illuminating video interviews with its sponsors captured at Sport Production Summit 2018, which took place at Amsterdam’s DeLaMar theatre on 13 September. Topics discussed by our interviewees include the latest developments in broadcast graphics and content delivery networks, intentions for the then-imminent IBC exhibition, and recent personal sporting […]  More

SVG Europe publishes programme for Next Generation Audio Summit 2018

A panel of broadcast engineers reflecting on recent immersive audio sports projects, chaired by Sky Sports Technical Manager Robin Broomfield, and an examination of the innovative audio production carried out at the 2018 French Open will be among the top attractions at the third annual Next Generation Audio Summit, taking place in London on 31 […]  More

Sport Production Awards 2018 winners reflect on their success

Winners including NEP and FIFA TV have been reflecting on their victories at the 2018 edition of the SVG Europe Sport Production Awards, which took place at the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam on 13 September. The Sport Production Awards – which was sponsored by Canon for the fourth year running – followed the Sport Production […]  More