Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Austrian public broadcaster ORF moves to new studio control system from Qvest Media

Austrian public broadcaster ORF has chosen systems architect and ICT integrator, Qvest Media, to equip the station with new studio automation systems. Qvest Media is set to integrate automation solutions tailored to the broadcaster’s work processes for the control of five studios at the ORF centre in Vienna. “The new studio automation system will enable […]  More

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim teams with Blackmagic Design for live broadcast overhaul

German Bundesliga football club, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, has overhauled its own production and live broadcast capabilities with the implementation of a Blackmagic Design-based UltraHD 4K solution. Following its third place finish in last season’s Bundesliga, the club achieved an automatic, first-time qualification for the UEFA Champions League 2018-19. Prompted by this, the production team at […]  More

Football and eSport team Hashtag United partners with Grabyo for fan-first digital strategy

Innovative football and eSports club, Hashtag United, is growing its digital audience with Grabyo, to enhance video production and delivery across social media. With a rapidly growing global fanbase, Hashtag United, which is based in Essex while its ‘live’ team plays in Tottenham, London, has partnered with Grabyo to enhance its digital production. Hashtag United […]  More

Ross Video takes Platinum Sponsorship of SVG Europe to make its mark on the continent

Ross Video has upgraded its sponsorship of SVG Europe from Gold to Platinum. The company believes that taking the top level of sponsorship will allow it to make its mark on the European sports broadcasting industry, repeating its US success. Stuart Russell, EMEA marketing manager at Ross Video, commented: “Ross Video has enjoyed a long […]  More

Skyline TV renews OB/SI Sponsorship of SVG Europe for networking opportunities

Outside broadcast company Skyline TV has once again renewed its OB/SI Sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company believes that the networking opportunities with both European and international people in sports broadcasting are what makes the association, “the place to be”. Robert Kis, managing director at Skyline TV, said: “SVG Europe is a great platform where […]  More

Batcam stretches its wings and joins SVG Europe as OB/SI Sponsor

Batcam, the provider of aerial filming services for live sports broadcasting, has become a new OB/SI sponsor at SVG Europe. Jon Hurndall, chief executive commented: “As new sponsors, Batcam is looking forward to exploring the potential of SVG Europe events this year. Being a sponsor of SVG Europe brings us closer to industry clients and […]  More

Tethered 4K drone to be demonstrated at Football Summit 2019

XD Motion will be showcasing its latest aerial filming innovation at SVG Europe’s Football Summit 2019 at the Stade de France later this week. The French company’s 4K tethered drone includes full power and fibre optics and is equipped with a full broadcast HD and 4K camera with zoom with HD lens control. Used for […]  More

Ultimate Football Fan launches gang documentary, Tackling Gangs

Gang culture in the UK and its similarity to football tribalism is being explored by Ultimate Football Fan (UFF) in a new documentary coming out this week, titled Tackling Gangs. The first of a new, gritty documentary series coming out of UFF, Tackling Gangs is launching this Wednesday 27 February on both YouTube and Amazon […]  More

XD Motion takes X Fly 3D rig and tethered drone into virtual reality

XD Motion, a company that specialises in speciality cameras in non-standard use environments, has adapted its X Fly 3D rig so that it is virtual reality (VR) capable. The VR system will first be used commercially at a European eSport competition this coming April. The new VR system was first tested at the Paris Grand Slam […]  More

Deltatre renews Gold Sponsorship at SVG Europe

Deltatre has renewed its Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe, praising the organisation’s ability to bring together leading executives from the world’s largest sports. James McFarland, group vice president for brand and communications at Deltatre, commented: “Sports Video Group is a hallmark in our industry and it was no-brainer for us at Deltatre to renew our partnership […]  More