Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

TVN Live-Copter helps bring new perspectives to sport post-lockdown

TVN Mobile Production has expanded its aerial video portfolio with the addition of the TVN Live-Copter, which has been used over recent months as live sport has returned post-lockdown. TVN Live-Copter enables stable picture transmission in full HD broadcast quality. The signal transfer has been designed so that the live signal (including Tally, return signal […]  More

Research: Sports broadcast piracy viewers will only respond to deterrents and hard consequences

The biggest deterrents for viewers of pirate sports streams are the fear of disruption to their viewing, and the risk of legal and social consequences, according to a new report. Viewers of illegal sports broadcast streams fear being arrested or fined, with 84% of sports fans who watch illegal streams citing those as reasons to […]  More

Environment, sustainability and sport: Extreme E and the WaterBear Network platform

Launching in late November, WaterBear Network is an environmentally-focused, innovative mobile app and digital platform that intends to empower its audience to turn intention into action. With original content and curated documentaries inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, WaterBear aims to engage millions in the creation of a new, sustainable and just future […]  More

Undercover with MediaPro on the first LaLiga El Clásico to take place under COVID-19 safety protocols [VIDEO]

El Clásico football matches are always a major highlight of the LaLiga calendar, and on Saturday 24 October 2020 the FC Barcelona and Real Madrid match, won by the latter 3-1, was the first that Mediapro has worked on under COVID-19 safety protocols. Mediapro was in charge of the production and distribution of the international […]  More

SailGP launches diversity, equity and inclusion initiative for fast tracking of female athletes

SailGP has announced the roll out of its first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. This comes off the back of its Race for the Future purpose-led agenda aimed at accelerating change to a cleaner and more inclusive future. The global championship’s new programme will enable the fast-tracking of female athletes’ training and development for […]  More

Net Insight launches next generation of Nimbra Edge for open and agile cloud delivery

Net Insight has announced the launch of the next generation of its Nimbra Edge intelligent video delivery platform, enhancing the system that was released earlier this year. The new additions are designed to help broadcasters migrate to IP and cloud-based workflows, providing the flexibility, reliability and economics of cloud video for broadcasters, service providers and […]  More

CJP Broadcast provides new streaming service for non-league Hereford FC

Non-league football club Hereford has launched a new streaming service, provided by CJP Broadcast, that will allow supporters to watch live coverage of games played at its Edgar Street ground. As well as extending the visibility of ‘Bulls’ matches, which are currently being played behind closed doors, the club also hopes that the new service […]  More