Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Thought Leadership: Limelight Networks on the challenges facing live sports streaming today

Everyone wants instant access to whatever content they fancy, wherever they are. With live sport one of the key content types driving this demand, the sports broadcasting industry is facing a few issues in making it happen. We talk to Steve Miller-Jones, vice president of product strategy at Limelight Networks, about the challenges and possible […]  More

Genelec monitors chosen for Fox Networks Group Italy Dolby Atmos home entertainment facility

Fox Networks Group Italy has chosen Genelec technology for its multi-room post production facility in the heart of Rome, Italy. Working closely with Genelec, the combined teams of Studio Sound Service and Proaudio Construction created a compatible and flexible electroacoustic system built around the latest Dolby standards pre-finalisation, able to cope with any deviations from […]  More

Wireless mesh networks bring China Touring Car Championship to life

At the China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) event in Shanghai, China, production company Top Cool Productions deployed technology for wireless mesh networks from Silvus, implemented and maintained by system integrator Broadcast Solutions. Because of the overall area conditions Top Cool Productions previously was unable to provide a wireless connection between Tx and Rx, due to […]  More

Clear-Com Eclipse HX digital matrix system deployed for comms at Formula E Championship in Italy 

Distributor Audio Technica has provided HDwireless, a German wireless specialist, with an all-IP intercom solution based around a Clear-Com Eclipse HX digital matrix system to enhance its inventory of wireless communications solutions. The system comprises of an Eclipse HX-Delta matrix frame with 4-wire and IP ports to accompany FreeSpeak II IP transceivers in the DECT […]  More

IBC 2019: Axon highlights solutions for IP processing and control

One year after its launch, the Neuron Network Attached Processor (NAP) is gaining traction among top broadcasters, so says its maker, Axon Digital Design. Due to be shown at IBC, Neuron is a signal processing platform that supports 200 Gbps and 64 channels or 16 UHD channels in a single rack unit. Whether deployed as […]  More

Dock10 adds to UHD HDR production capabilities with Sony system camera purchase

Salford-based Dock10 has bought 15 Sony HDC-3500 4K cameras as it looks to futureproof its infrastructure for increased 4K UHD output. The purchase, made through Sony Specialist Dealer ES Broadcast, forms part of a £5m technology investment plan to upgrade Dock10 studios, post-production facilities, media storage platforms and the network that supports MediaCityUK, where it […]  More

Pixellot and Shoott bring AI-automated production to South Africa

AI-automated sports production technology company Pixellot and Shoott South Africa, one of the country’s top sports producers, have announced a partnership to introduce the technology to the local market. The deal will see Shoott South Africa incorporate Pixellot’s AI-automated production solution into its live broadcasts beginning with South African school and university sports with games […]  More

NEP Connect and Vsquared TV celebrate 10 years of Tour de France teamwork

NEP Connect, the provider of broadcast connectivity, is celebrating 10 years working in partnership with specialist producer and distributor of road and track cycling Vsquared TV for ITV on the Tour de France. NEP Connect has recently finished provision of bespoke production solutions and satellite connectivity for the 106th Tour De France bicycle road race, […]  More

LaLiga matches to be available on Renfe high speed trains in Spain

Railway company Renfe Operadora has been announced as the ‘Official Transport’ for LaLiga during the 2019-2020 season, beginning on 16 August. The company has reached an agreement with LaLiga that means it will include all LaLiga League matches as well as the main games from the Champions and Europa League in its PlayRenfe content platform, […]  More

SIC in Portugal completes Europe’s largest ST2110 facility with Lawo IP technology

Portuguese private broadcaster Sociedade Independente de Comunicação (SIC), an Impresa company, has carried out a technical upgrade of its Lisbon broadcast centre using Lawo IP solutions, including V__matrix and VSM. As a result of this upgrade, SIC now boasts what is considered to be Europe’s largest ST2110 facility to date, with data streams travelling several […]  More