Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

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

IBC 2019: Ross to display complete camera motion system range 

Ross Video will be attending the forthcoming IBC 2019 exhibition in Amsterdam and will be bringing the full range of Camera Motion System solutions to the event, including the all-new SkyDolly ceiling-mounted dolly that was launched at NAB Show earlier this year. Ross is also pleased to pre-announce the launch of version 5 of the […]  More

IBC 2019: Rohde & Schwarz to present world’s first comprehensive 5G broadcast solution 

As a part of the Bavarian research project 5G Today, Rohde & Schwarz is investigating large scale TV broadcasts in the Further evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (FeMBMS) mode. Reaching the billions of smartphones around the world will be the future of broadcasting, the company stated. 3GPP Release 14 is enabling this future by using […]  More

IBC 2019: Telestream to introduce OptiQ Monitor 

At IBC 2019, Telestream will introduce its second OptiQ live service. OptiQ Monitor creates  efficiencies in capital and operational expenditure while assuring optimum levels of quality of service and quality of experience for broadcasters, service providers and network operators worldwide. To successfully deliver a fully monetized, rights protected, high quality event or channel requires more […]  More

IBC 2019: For-A continues focus on 12G and 4K with emphasis on IP and HDR 

At IBC 2019 For-A will again highlight its wide range of 12G-SDI/4K systems but will also emphasise the capabilities of its video-over-IP compatible technology. Other FOR-A booth highlights will include HDR upgrades to the FA-9600 signal processor and FT-ONE-SS4K Ultra High-Speed Camera. IP video solutions taking the spotlight for For-A at IBC include its SOM-100 […]  More

IBC 2019: 4K 4Charity fun run gets a head start

IBC has announced that registration is now open for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC 2019. Now in its sixth year, the official run for IBC 2019, which is produced by Elemental Technologies, an Amazon Web Services company, raises funds for non-profits focused on supporting increased diversity and inclusion in the media and entertainment […]  More

IBC 2019: The Switch expands at-home production services 

The Switch, the platform for the production and global transmission of live video, has expanded its The Switch At-Home service with the launch of an additional at-home and remote production facility in Burbank, California. The investment is designed to meet rising demand for live content, driven primarily by sports events. Broadcasters and rights holders can […]  More

Thought Leadership: MediaKind on taking VR in sport forward with live 360-degree video streams and beyond

On 9 December 2018 a live 360-degree video stream of a basketball match between Telekom Baskets Bonn and EWE Baskets Oldenburg was delivered from the Telekom Dome in Bonn, Germany, to Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta Virtual Reality (VR) consumer app at 6K resolution. SVG Europe spoke to Stuart Boorn, head of portfolio management at MediaKind, about […]  More