Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

SMT joins SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor as expands European footprint with latest acquisition

SportsMedia Technology, (SMT), a provider of live data integration, real time graphics presentation, and video enhancement solutions for live sports telecasts and live sports productions, has joined SVG Europe as a Gold Sponsor. SMT recently acquired the broadcast division of Munich, Germany-based Signum Bildtechnik, a manufacturer of digital image processing systems, archiving systems, and media […]  More

White paper: NativeWaves on creating a better TV experience with hybrid multiview broadcasting

Classic linear television is perfect for big live transmissions, but offers little to no possibilities for interactivity or viewer-specific personalisation of content. So says NativeWaves, which goes into depth on hybrid multiview broadcasting in its white paper, For a better TV experience: Hybrid Multiview Broadcast. The paper notes that streaming services allow for a high […]  More

IBC 2019: Phabrix supports HDR trials for BT Sport with the broadcaster’s latest channel, BT Sport Ultimate

Phabrix has announced it has recently concluded nine months of successful HDR technology trials with BT Sport, which the broadcaster is utilising with the launch of its new BT Sport Ultimate channel. The company will be discussing its work with BT Sport at IBC in Amsterdam. The company supported BT Sport, providing its Qx rasterizers […]  More

IBC 2019: Canon announces CJ15ex4.3B 4K broadcast portable zoom lens

Canon Europe has announced the expansion of its 4K broadcast lenses for 2/3-inch sensor cameras with the launch of the CJ15ex4.3B. The CJ15ex4.3B supports a maximum zoom of 15x and a wide-angle focal length of 4.3mm. Now a Canon lens for every broadcast filming scenario, this lightweight (2.19kg) and compact lens enables broadcasters to achieve […]  More

IBC 2019: Synamedia to launch new video network solutions 

At IBC, Synamedia will unveil a torrent of new additions to its video network (formerly video processing,) portfolio designed to ratchet up the quality and cost effectiveness of live streaming. New solutions will also help customers make more intelligent use of virtualisation and cloud, as well as smooth service providers’ infrastructure transformation journey to IP. […]  More

IBC 2019: Mobile Viewpoint to launch new features for VPilot suite

Mobile Viewpoint has announced significant new features for its VPilot live production platform, which will be showcased at IBC and at SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit 2019. VPilot uses artificial intelligence (AI) to automate live productions and is now available in two specific configurations: a lite version which consists of three cameras, aimed at lone […]  More

IBC 2019: Finepoint Broadcast team gears up for busy show

Senior managers from Finepoint Broadcast will be in Amsterdam for the annual IBC exhibition of broadcast equipment, software and services. Key personnel attending include Giles Bendig, managing director, Clive Northen, hire manager, David Gill, broadcast sales manager, Andrew McKenzie, chief engineer, and Nico Iriate, hire coordinator. “IBC continues to be worthwhile for face-to-face networking and […]  More

IBC 2019: Videosys Broadcast set to unveil Stagebox in Amsterdam

Videosys Broadcast, a supplier of quality camera control systems, RF links and camera backs to outside broadcast providers, is launching Stagebox at IBC 2019 on stand 10.F21. Enabling the delivery of video, audio and data from A to B over fibre, Stagebox allows outside broadcast operators to multiplex all audio and video components (microphone, monitors, […]  More