Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Dream Chip Technologies joins SVG Europe to move to next level in sports broadcasting

German engineering service provider, Dream Chip Technologies (DCT), has joined SVG Europe as a new OB/SI Sponsor. Said Stephane Ducobu, director of sales for broadcast products worldwide at Dream Chip: “Having a strong engineering background and with a focus on vision products, Dream Chip Technologies would like to be closer from the broadcast market to […]  More

Onefootball teams with Sportradar to drive expansion into live and on-demand streaming

Onefootball, the global football media platform, has partnered with Sportradar to take advantage of its over the top (OTT) offering to bring Onefootball customers the best live and on-demand sports video programming from across the world. Having begun showcasing premium football rights via a pay-per-view model through its own app in April 2019, and as […]  More

Estonian and Latvian basketball leagues team with Levira and Pixellot for mass broadcasting of games

Artificial intelligence (AI) automated sports production company, Pixellot, and AS Levira, an Estonian TV and radio network operator, signed an exclusive five year production agreement with the Estonian and Latvian Basketball Associations at IBC. Under the terms of the agreement, Levira will produce and live stream all Paf Estonian-Latvian Basketball League games and Women’s Baltic […]  More

European Tour launches Innovation Hub competition to transform fan experience and create intelligent courses

The European Tour has announced the launch of a competition designed to drive technological innovation in golf. Through its partnership with Tata Communications, the European Tour is attempting to advance intelligent courses and drive immersive viewing experiences for fans. Speaking to SVG Europe, European Tour CTO, Michael Cole, admitted that the game of golf has […]  More

SMT joins SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor as expands European footprint with latest acquisition

SportsMedia Technology, (SMT), a provider of live data integration, real time graphics presentation, and video enhancement solutions for live sports telecasts and live sports productions, has joined SVG Europe as a Gold Sponsor. SMT recently acquired the broadcast division of Munich, Germany-based Signum Bildtechnik, a manufacturer of digital image processing systems, archiving systems, and media […]  More

White paper: NativeWaves on creating a better TV experience with hybrid multiview broadcasting

Classic linear television is perfect for big live transmissions, but offers little to no possibilities for interactivity or viewer-specific personalisation of content. So says NativeWaves, which goes into depth on hybrid multiview broadcasting in its white paper, For a better TV experience: Hybrid Multiview Broadcast. The paper notes that streaming services allow for a high […]  More

IBC 2019: Phabrix supports HDR trials for BT Sport with the broadcaster’s latest channel, BT Sport Ultimate

Phabrix has announced it has recently concluded nine months of successful HDR technology trials with BT Sport, which the broadcaster is utilising with the launch of its new BT Sport Ultimate channel. The company will be discussing its work with BT Sport at IBC in Amsterdam. The company supported BT Sport, providing its Qx rasterizers […]  More

IBC 2019: Canon announces CJ15ex4.3B 4K broadcast portable zoom lens

Canon Europe has announced the expansion of its 4K broadcast lenses for 2/3-inch sensor cameras with the launch of the CJ15ex4.3B. The CJ15ex4.3B supports a maximum zoom of 15x and a wide-angle focal length of 4.3mm. Now a Canon lens for every broadcast filming scenario, this lightweight (2.19kg) and compact lens enables broadcasters to achieve […]  More