Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Norway’s TV 2 and telecoms operator Telenor to build a groundbreaking sports production ecosystem with Nevion

Norwegian broadcaster TV 2 and telecom service provider Telenor are building a groundbreaking sport production ecosystem using Nevion solutions, products and services. TV 2 owns the television rights to multiple domestic sports leagues in Norway, including men’s and women’s football (soccer), handball and ice hockey. The broadcaster’s objective is to deliver the highest possible live […]  More

disguise launches Metaverse Labs for global metaverse experience enablement

disguise has announced the launch of Metaverse Labs, a global network of labs filled with creative and technical experts that aim to empower brands, creatives and technologists to deliver experiences in the metaverse. As part of disguise’s metaverse solutions division, each lab will merge R&D, creative services and consultancy to help their clients achieve the […]  More

NEP Norway returns to Mediaproxy for ST 2110 expansion

­Norwegian outside broadcast and playout provider, NEP Norway, is now using Mediaproxy’s LogServer for compliance monitoring of its new uncompressed IP channels. ­­Mediaproxy, provider of software-based IP compliance solutions, has continued its working relationship with NEP by supplying its LogServer software for SMPTE ST 2110 recording at its Norwegian operation. NEP Norway first began using […]  More

Magnifi helps cricket franchise boost fan engagement with auto-production model for Google Web Stories

Magnifi has aided a national sports association in India that manages a popular cricket franchise to boost its online presence with Google Web Stories. The company has implemented its auto-production model for the cricketing client, which identifies key moments in the game. The resultant footage was converted into Google Web Stories over the course of the […]  More

Stepping Stones: Sky Sports’ Elisha Cunningham on getting her dream job as a sports sound operator

Elisha Cunningham, sound operator at Sky Sports, is the subject of SVG Europe’s latest article in the Stepping Stones series. Stepping Stones looks at how people have entered the sports broadcasting industry, where they want to take their careers, and their top tips for others. What is your job role today and what do you […]  More

Opening weekend of Women’s Super League scores highest ever audience recorded for the league on Sky Sports

A record number of Women’s Super League (WSL) fans tuned in to watch Sky Sports’ coverage of Liverpool versus Chelsea last weekend, peaking at 420,000, a 56% increase on last season’s WSL opener. Sky Sports managing director, Jonathan Licht, said: “Great to see such an exciting start to the WSL season and we were delighted […]  More

German football team Bayer 04 Leverkusen signs with Newsbridge for AI-powered media hub

One of the biggest football clubs in Germany, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, has signed up with Newsbridge to use its Multimodal artificial intelligence (AI) powered media hub to bring its live and archive content to the cloud. The club is using the company’s media hub with signature Multimodal AI indexing technology to access, store, manage and […]  More

Sky Sports’ climate action efforts result in sports fans taking over 1.7 million green actions in summer 2022

As part of Sky Sports’ efforts to combat climate change, sports fans attending some of the biggest sporting events over the summer took more than 1.7 million climate-positive actions. As part of Sky’s ambition to be net zero carbon by 2030 the broadcaster has committed to work closely with key rights holders and governing bodies […]  More

Salsa Sound hits world first at IBC 2022 with true object-based live audio automation with Fraunhofer IIS

Three amazing demos were ready to wow on the Salsa Sound stand at IBC this year, including a world-first automated live MPEG-H production showcasing true object-based audio. In partnership with The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (Fraunhofer IIS), Salsa Sound implemented the MPEG-H authoring tool with MixAir, its artificial intelligence (AI) driven automatic audio mixing […]  More