Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Tata Communications upgrades SVG Europe Sponsorship to Platinum

Digital infrastructure provider, Tata Communications, has upgraded its Sponsorship of SVG Europe to Platinum. The company stated it is looking forward to increasing its profile in Europe through its new commitment to the association. Bijaya Basu, global head of sponsorships and media business marketing at Tata Communications, commented: “Tata Communications is pleased to not only […]  More

Ncam stays up to date with sports broadcast industry in SVG Europe Gold renewal

Ncam, which offers a complete and customisable augmented reality (AR) platform that enables photorealistic virtual graphics in real time, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry and its needs by renewing its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship. Phil Ventre, VP Sports and Broadcast, Ncam, said: “Sports broadcasting is constantly pushing technological boundaries to bring its […]  More

First FA foray into eSports broadcasting finds eLions Champions ready for FIFA eNations Cup

With London set to host the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup from 13 to 14 April, the Football Association (FA) found itself with just six weeks to pull together an eSports competition that would decide the composition of England’s first eLions line-up. Esmond Blake, senior manager for commercial strategy at The FA, has been looking into […]  More

Quantum’s Lerner talks NVMe for making sports broadcasting storage smarter for 4K and 8K

Storage has never been a sexy subject, but sometimes those behind the technology in sports broadcasting manage to make it so. Quantum, the provider of scalable tiered storage plus archive and data protection, spoke to SVG Europe about the latest technology it is employing to provide technology for capturing, sharing, managing and preserving digital assets […]  More

Vislink to support Aeroshot Production’s rental production model to broadcast markets

Vislink has agreed a strategic partnership with Aeroshot Productions that will see it become the exclusive HD and 4K UHD wireless technology hardware and innovation provider for Aeroshot products. Aeroshot provides all-in-one, gyro stabilised, specialised wireless camera systems, as production rental equipment, for Extreme Camera Systems for its broadcast applications. These systems, which include the […]  More

New Zealand Racing Board employs Lawo’s VSM broadcast control system

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is using control and monitoring technology from German broadcast company Lawo to further revise and streamline its production model. NZRB is now operating four OBs instead of six, with three Mercedes Sprinter vans and a fixed site to cover metropolitan race events from a central control room, using Lawo’s […]  More

NVP chooses Grass Valley to boost OB fleet for 4K UHD and HDR

Italy’s NVP has bought a range of live production technology from Grass Valley that will be used as part of an upgrade to its outside broadcast (OB) fleet. The production company and facilities provider is doing the refurb in order to cope with an increasing demand for 4K UHD and HDR content. Installed in NVP’s […]  More

Globecast announces Globecast Live for capture and publishing of live content

Globecast has announced the launch of Globecast Live, a new service designed to allow broadcast and B2B customers to bring any event to any screen through a fully integrated contribution and Digital Media Hub (DMH) content processing workflow. Combining its years of live content acquisition expertise with its DMH cross-platform suite of content publishing services, […]  More

FIA World Rally Championship talks live OTT and remote production at 200km per hour

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is a motorsport with a fast growing audience and increasing numbers of broadcasters taking up the mantel for rights, thanks to the promoter’s innovative take on live over the top (OTT) broadcasts and in-depth coverage of the season. Alongside broadcast technology partners NEP and Tata Communications, which is the official […]  More

Qvest Media renews with SVG Europe for reach into sports industry

Qvest Media has retained its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship, as the systems architect values SVG Europe’s capability to reach the specific live sports broadcast community with which it wishes to engage. Françoise Semin, sales director for Europe at Qvest Media, said: “For us, it’s vital to meet the decision makers of sports production companies and […]  More