Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

John Currie takes top technology role at Gravity Media Group

Gravity Media Group (GMG), the owner of the production and broadcast services specialists Gearhouse Broadcast, Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media, has appointed John Currie as its head of technology. Currie joins GMG from Magenta Broadcast, a London-based systems integrator that he co-founded in 2015 as technical director. In his new role, Currie will be responsible […]  More

Creative Technology founder Graham Andrews promoted to global president NEP Live Events and CEO Creative Technology Group

The founder of Creative Technology, Graham Andrews, has been promoted to global president of NEP Live Events and chief executive of Creative Technology Group. Andrews founded Creative Technology in 1986. The company was acquired by NEP in 2017 as part of the Avesco Group. The announcement follows significant growth in NEP’s Live Events operations over […]  More

Finepoint Broadcast renews OB/SI Sponsorship of SVG Europe to stay in front of the right people in sports broadcasting

OB/SI Sponsor of SVG Europe, Finepoint Broadcast, has renewed its commitment to the association for another year. Finepoint Broadcast managing director, Giles Bendig, commented: “The world of sports broadcasting is growing, and along with it, so is demand for our services. Finepoint Broadcast is experiencing healthy demand from OB production companies for its equipment hire […]  More

France Télévisions picks Roland Garros for demo of 8K over 5G with mobile operator Orange

French public service broadcaster France Télévisions is once again using Roland Garros as the venue to demonstrate new technology, this time with 8K content over 5G in partnership with telco Orange. Last year France Télévisions used the Roland Garros tournament to trial 8K production, and this year it is taking a step further into innovative […]  More

Telia Esports League picks Broadcast Solutions for VR

Telia started a new esports league in Finland at the end of April, and the telco picked Broadcast Solutions as its virtual reality (VR) studio provider. The Telia Esports Series uses studios and VR solutions provided by Broadcast Solutions. Using pre-existing studio and remote facilities of production company, Streamteam Nordic, and using cost effective virtual […]  More

UniqFeed joins SVG Europe as new OB/SI Sponsor

UniqFeed, the provider of software-based virtual advertising solutions for live TV and over the top (OTT) coverage of sporting events, has joined SVG Europe. The company is a new OB/SI Sponsor, and it intends to use its access to the SVG Europe community to help develop, tailor and showcase its offering. Lukas Gysin, CEO and […]  More

New European Intelligent Media Services team at Sony to be headed up by Stuart Almond

Sony has announced the creation of a new division, Intelligent Media Services (IMS), dedicated to Sony’s continued acceleration of its solutions and services offering in Europe. The division is set to be headed up by Stuart Almond, following his active role in developing Sony Professional’s IT Workflow Solutions products and services portfolio over the past […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast renews Platinum Sponsorship of SVG Europe

Gearhouse Broadcast has once again renewed its commitment to sports broadcast through its Platinum Sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company cited SVG Europe’s ability to put the company in front of its key audience as an important reason for its support. Ed Tischler, UK MD at Gearhouse Broadcast, commented: “SVG Europe gives us great exposure […]  More

Broadcast Solutions new UK office off to flying start

Broadcast Solutions’ new UK office has been opened to extend the systems integration capabilities of the German company into the UK and Northern European markets. The company plans and implements projects in all broadcast and content related areas, from OB vans and wireless and satellite communication to studio, playout, remote production, MCR broadcast facilities and […]  More