Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Record audiences for Sky Sports on bumper day of live sports coverage

Sky Sports has announced its highest viewing figures ever thanks to a full day of live sport on Sunday 4 October, which included Premier League matches, T20 and the Indian Premier League cricket, the European Tour, boxing, NFL and NBA games. The broadcaster averaged 933,000 viewers throughout the day, which accounted for 11.7% of all […]  More

Creative Technology reflects on its transformation during lockdown

The outbreak of COVID-19 across the globe saw the UK go into lockdown in late March 2020, and forced both a sudden hiatus as well as a transformation of the live events industry. Large and small events across the world were faced cancellations and postponements due to strict government guidelines put in place. Following this […]  More

Téléfoot football channel gets graphics concept overhaul from wTVision

wTVision has worked with Mediapro to develop the visual identity and on-screen graphics for TF1’s new football channel Téléfoot. The company’s creative team are behind all visual aspects of the TV and mobile station, and has implemented its concept into impactful broadcast graphics. Everything from overlay and on-air graphics, video design and augmented reality being […]  More

Extreme E announces broadcast agreement with Saran Media Group to air in Turkey

Pioneering new electric off-road motorsport series, Extreme E, has announced a new broadcast deal with Saran Media Group that will see the championship shown live in Turkey. The inaugural season of Extreme E next year will see purely-electric SUVs racing wheel-to-wheel in some of the most remote, spectacular and dramatic environments on earth, from the […]  More

Sony acquires Nevion to enhance its portfolio in IP and cloud-based production solutions 

Sony Imaging Products & Solutions is acquiring Nevion, the virtualised media production solutions provider that it was previously a minority shareholder in. The acquisition will allow Sony to provide end-to-end IP and cloud-based production solutions for broadcasting and other applications, the company said. Sony, which has been a minority shareholder in Nevion since July 2019, […]  More

Virtual Eye takes 3D graphics production for sports broadcasting remote over summer

Virtual Eye, the sports division of New Zealand-based Animation Research, which is one of Australasia’s main 3D computer graphics production houses, has used Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable its continued global sports broadcasting work during lockdown. For more than 25 years, Emmy Award-winning Virtual Eye has specialised in 3D TV graphics that change the […]  More