Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe

HD Broadcast UHD 2 begins working life with DFB Pokal and Bundesliga coverage

German outside broadcast provider HD Broadcast’s new flagship UHD 2 truck has taken to the road this month, covering first-round matches in the DFB Pokal German knockout cup and the start of the new Bundesliga season. HD Broadcast chief executive and chief technology officer Constantin Novotny told SVG Europe the truck was originally commissioned last […]  More

BCE provides host broadcast production as 2020 Tour de Luxembourg rolls out

The five-stage 2020 Skoda Tour de Luxembourg gets underway today, Tuesday 15 September, and continues around the country until Saturday. The race organiser has chosen Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) to ensure live coverage and transmission of the event. BCE is orchestrating live coverage from its OB truck connected to five HD cameras at the arrival […]  More

5G-enabled remote broadcast production comes to life at IBC Showcase

An ambitious and innovative proof of concept live demonstration of 5G-enabled remote production was undertaken in Amsterdam and London last week as part of the IBC Showcase Accelerator Innovation Programme. The project team, led by BBC R&D senior technology transfer manager Ian Wagdin, comprised ten international broadcasting ‘champions’: Al Jazeera Media Network, BBC, BT Sport, […]  More

Inside NEP’s integrated remote production centre in Manchester

With the re-emergence of sport following the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sky Sports UK was keen to find new ways of working that allowed its teams to produce the highest quality coverage while keeping them in the safest possible working environment. From the announcement of the return of both the English Premier League […]  More

Right on cue: IMG delivers live World Snooker Championship action for BBC and Eurosport

Detached from its time-honoured April to May place in the international sporting calendar by the coronavirus crisis, the World Snooker Championship 2020 has resurfaced on our screens thanks to the combined efforts of World Snooker, UK government and local authorities and host broadcast provider IMG Productions Scotland, along with broadcast partners BBC Sport and Eurosport. […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Jessica Dahan on Imagen’s Strategy for Future Growth

In January, SaaS video management platform business Imagen announced an 88% year on year revenue increase driven by clients including Formula One, English Premier League, World Tennis Association, BP, Reuters, BBC, and IMG. It also announced a new £6.5m investment round — from Downing Ventures, Cambridge Innovation Capital, and Guinness Asset Management — following a […]  More