Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Blackmagic Design renews Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe

Networking opportunities at SVG Europe’s events is the prime reason that Blackmagic Design has renewed its Gold Sponsorship with the association. Stuart Ashton, director at Blackmagic Design EMEA, commented: “SVG Europe brings together the very best of the sports broadcasting industry, in some world-class venues across the region. As a manufacturer, those events allow us […]  More

International Women’s Day: The future for sports broadcast is female

While there are many women working in the sports broadcast arena today, they are still far outnumbered by their male colleagues. Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day, 24 hours in the calendar dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the women’s rights movement. With SVG Europe Women events going from strength to strength, it is apparent […]  More

TV broadcast time for FIA World Rally Championship hit record in 2018

On the back of the closest title battle in years, TV broadcast time for the FIA World Rally Championship hit a new record in 2018. The three-way fight between Sébastien Ogier, Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak helped lift global airtime to an unprecedented 14,208 hours across last season’s 13 rounds, according to independent analyst Nielsen […]  More

Zixi announces John Bishop has joined its board of directors

Zixi has announced the addition of market expert John Bishop to its board of directors. With over 20 years of experience, Bishop is one of the early pioneers of video streaming, as well as a recognised web streaming and IP network distribution technologist. Bishop currently serves as the president of Librestream where he leads the […]  More

LaON wireless intercom system from Broadcast Solutions attracts more customers in Spain

Further Spanish companies have signed up to use the LaON wireless intercom system from Broadcast Solutions, including Toboggan Services and the VAV Group. Toboggan Services has acquired two wireless LaON-Intercom systems to be used during the production of its programmes. Toboggan Services is a young production service provider with a lot of experience and has […]  More

M2A Media and Mediability partner to offer live and VoD OTT services to Nordic region

M2A Media, provider of cloud video solutions, and Mediability, one of the Nordics largest professional equipment providers and systems integrators, have today announced a partnership to offer fully cloud-based live streaming, live capture and disaster recovery services to premium sports and entertainment content rights holders in the Nordics. The partnership will bring together M2A’s cloud-video […]  More

Oz Sports rolls out robotic sports production tech with La Federación Dominicana de Fútbol agreement

Oz Sports and the football federation of the Dominican Republic, La Federación Dominicana de Fútbol (the LDF, Fedofutbol), have stated that Oz will produce all games for the Liga Dominicana de Fútbol using the Oz 4K Robotic Production Platform and broadcast them over a dedicated OTT platform, FedofFutbol Go. Manuel Luna and Gudjon Gudjonsson, presidents […]  More

IMG and Telstra work with Grass Valley to carry out 20,000 km remote production

The successful execution of a 20,000 km remote link from cameras based in Telstra’s Tokyo office to IMG Studios’ London headquarters has been achieved, creating what is considered to be one of the longest true remote IP production connections to date. The Tokyo-to-London link used Grass Valley’s DirectIP to deliver uncompressed, ultra-low latency video via […]  More