Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Doha 360 selects Ikegami UHK-430 and HDK-99 cameras for new 4K OB truck for cultural, sport and social events coverage

Ikegami UHK-430 and HDK-99 cameras have been selected for a recently completed 4K OB vehicle commissioned by Doha 360, an IP-based media platform which enhances Qatar’s national identity and reflects social and cultural progress through continuous coverage of cultural, sports and social events. Designed and built by Milan-based broadcast system integrator Aret Video & Audio […]  More

Back to work: SVG Europe Women Virtual on the ‘new normal’ in live sports production [VIDEO]

At the third SVG Europe Women event on 16 July, we explored the area of “Back to work: What the ‘new normal’ is really like in live sports production”. Katarzyna Humska, production coordinator at MediaPro, spoke about LaLiga’s return in Spain, Sky Sports News’ production manager, Victoria Rudling, looked at horse racing at Royal Ascot […]  More

Mobilelinks to expand network capacity using Net Insight’s solutions

Net Insight is working with Northern European media service provider, Mobilelinks, for media network solutions and services for the delivery of live content from premium live sports in the Nordics. Mobilelinks is expanding its network capacity by deploying Net Insight’s Nimbra solutions at fifty network PoPs for arenas and broadcasters throughout the Nordic countries, offering […]  More

Whitepaper: Machine Learning, AI, VR and next generation TV to drive sports entertainment revolution

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust the digitalisation of the sports sector firmly into the spotlight. Although emerging technologies had been ushering in a new age of personalisation and interactivity through gamification and esports for some time, the fact that players are now competing in empty stadiums is accelerating the need to reinterpret the entire sports […]  More

Majority of broadcasters predict 5G will eventually replace traditional distribution

The majority of broadcasters have predicted that 5G as a delivery mechanism for TV content will forge ahead of traditional methods of distribution. However, half of those broadcasters surveyed on behalf of Nevion anticipate that network issues will be 5G’s biggest challenge. According to the recent global survey of broadcasters, 82% believe that cellular networks […]  More

Accelerating the smart course: European Tour brings golf back with the Austrian Open and UK Swing

Golf is finally back on TV screens globally after the PGA European Tour restarted on Thursday 9 July with the first of two back-to-back events in Austria. In the UK, the Tour has created the six-week-long ‘UK Swing’ designed to kickstart its events in this country post-lockdown, resuming with the Betfred British Masters in Newcastle […]  More