Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Bart Van Aanholt takes new executive leadership role at CenturyLink

In a newly formed executive leadership role focusing on key regional markets as well as the wholesale segment, Bart Van Aanholt has been promoted to CenturyLink’s vice president of sales for continental Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role, Van Aanholt will drive sales growth, and lead strategic planning to support the needs of […]  More

Marquis Broadcast and Empress launch unified workflow system

Empress Media Asset Management, developer of the widely used eMAM media asset management platform, has integrated technologies from Marquis Broadcast to provide Avid Media Composer users with the tools to manage and move media between eMAM and Media Composer. By combining Marquis Medway Engine Web Service (MEWS) with eMAM, users can deliver media to a […]  More

Akamai on delivering the India-South Africa cricket series live through the cloud

Everyone knows Indian’s love their cricket, and for the India-South Africa cricket series held over January and February 2018, viewers were able to experience every wicket on their mobile devices, laptops and on the TV thanks to a combination of technology providers working with broadcasters to make sure everything, including the advertising, was perfectly placed. […]  More

SVG Europe welcomes Ncam to the fold as Gold Sponsor

Ncam has joined SVG Europe as Gold Sponsor, bringing its expertise in augmented reality (AR) to the fold. Ncam offers a complete and customisable AR platform that enables photorealistic virtual elements in real time. At its core is a unique camera tracking solution that offers film and TV productions virtual and augmented graphic technology without […]  More

LimeLight Networks announces seminar on overcoming latency in streaming video

As viewers spend more time online watching live and on-demand video content, broadcasters and content distributors are under increasing pressure to deliver an exceptional low latency live video streaming and on-demand experience, on any device. To help solve this issue, on Tuesday 24 April LimeLight Networks is set to host a webinar titled ‘Overcoming the […]  More

Football Production Summit: Close up look at 2018 World Cup Russia

FIFA’s largest event is approaching rapidly – the 2018 World Cup Russia – and at SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit in Paris last week, attendees got an exclusive look at how FIFA and HBS are approaching the logistical challenges of this football bonanza. Paul Calder, senior manager of TV operations at FIFA, and Dan Miodownik, […]  More

Akamai partners with SonyLIV and enables dynamic ad insertion for live cricket

Akamai Technologies, a cloud delivery platform, has announced that SonyLIV, the premium video on demand (VOD) service by Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), providing multi-screen engagement to users on all devices, used Akamai’s Dynamic Ad Insertion capabilities during the India-South Africa cricket series held over January and February 2018. SonyLIV was the official and exclusive […]  More