Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

France Télévisions picks Roland Garros for demo of 8K over 5G with mobile operator Orange

French public service broadcaster France Télévisions is once again using Roland Garros as the venue to demonstrate new technology, this time with 8K content over 5G in partnership with telco Orange. Last year France Télévisions used the Roland Garros tournament to trial 8K production, and this year it is taking a step further into innovative […]  More

Telia Esports League picks Broadcast Solutions for VR

Telia started a new esports league in Finland at the end of April, and the telco picked Broadcast Solutions as its virtual reality (VR) studio provider. The Telia Esports Series uses studios and VR solutions provided by Broadcast Solutions. Using pre-existing studio and remote facilities of production company, Streamteam Nordic, and using cost effective virtual […]  More

UniqFeed joins SVG Europe as new OB/SI Sponsor

UniqFeed, the provider of software-based virtual advertising solutions for live TV and over the top (OTT) coverage of sporting events, has joined SVG Europe. The company is a new OB/SI Sponsor, and it intends to use its access to the SVG Europe community to help develop, tailor and showcase its offering. Lukas Gysin, CEO and […]  More

New European Intelligent Media Services team at Sony to be headed up by Stuart Almond

Sony has announced the creation of a new division, Intelligent Media Services (IMS), dedicated to Sony’s continued acceleration of its solutions and services offering in Europe. The division is set to be headed up by Stuart Almond, following his active role in developing Sony Professional’s IT Workflow Solutions products and services portfolio over the past […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast renews Platinum Sponsorship of SVG Europe

Gearhouse Broadcast has once again renewed its commitment to sports broadcast through its Platinum Sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company cited SVG Europe’s ability to put the company in front of its key audience as an important reason for its support. Ed Tischler, UK MD at Gearhouse Broadcast, commented: “SVG Europe gives us great exposure […]  More

Broadcast Solutions new UK office off to flying start

Broadcast Solutions’ new UK office has been opened to extend the systems integration capabilities of the German company into the UK and Northern European markets. The company plans and implements projects in all broadcast and content related areas, from OB vans and wireless and satellite communication to studio, playout, remote production, MCR broadcast facilities and […]  More

BBC announces massive summer of women’s sport

The BBC has announced a huge new season of live women’s sport coverage featuring the Women’s FA Cup Final, FIFA Women’s World Cup, Netball World Cup, Wimbledon, Women’s Ashes and the World Athletics Championships. The aim of the ‘Change The Game’ season is to ensure audiences have more live women’s sport, free-to-air than ever before. […]  More

AMP Visual TV renews OB/SI Sponsorship of SVG Europe to continue to showcase its skills

European video facilities provider, AMP Visual TV, has renewed its OB/SI Sponsorship of SVG Europe for the fourth time. Stéphane Alessandri, executive vice president of international operations at AMP Visual TV, stated: “We have been partners with SVG Europe since 2016. SVG Europe offers us the ability to display to the international broadcast sports broadcast […]  More