Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Finepoint Broadcast reports great year for hire division following packed sporting calendar

Finepoint Broadcast’s hire division has reported that 2018 was one of its most demanding years yet, with continued acceleration in demand from outside broadcast companies for its production equipment rental services. Commented Finepoint Broadcast hire manager, Clive Northen: “2018 was one of the busiest years on record in terms of sports broadcasting, not least among […]  More

Inga Ruehl promoted to director of Sky Production Services

Sky Production Services head of studios Inga Ruehl has stepped up to take on the role of director of Sky Production Services, taking over from Darren Long who has moved on to become Sky Group director of content processing. Ruehl is now responsible for all of Sky’s Production Services, a job that entails all facilities […]  More

Tony Page returns to Deltatre as EMEA president

Global sports media technology company Deltatre has reclaimed former employee Tony Page as president for EMEA. Page was previously managing director for Europe at Hawk-Eye Innovations, and prior to that was at Deltatre for 11 years, including heading up Deltatre’s broadcast graphics and results business in the UK. Page has a strong history of driving innovation […]  More

Tata Communications upgrades SVG Europe Sponsorship to Platinum

Digital infrastructure provider, Tata Communications, has upgraded its Sponsorship of SVG Europe to Platinum. The company stated it is looking forward to increasing its profile in Europe through its new commitment to the association. Bijaya Basu, global head of sponsorships and media business marketing at Tata Communications, commented: “Tata Communications is pleased to not only […]  More

Ncam stays up to date with sports broadcast industry in SVG Europe Gold renewal

Ncam, which offers a complete and customisable augmented reality (AR) platform that enables photorealistic virtual graphics in real time, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry and its needs by renewing its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship. Phil Ventre, VP Sports and Broadcast, Ncam, said: “Sports broadcasting is constantly pushing technological boundaries to bring its […]  More

First FA foray into eSports broadcasting finds eLions Champions ready for FIFA eNations Cup

With London set to host the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup from 13 to 14 April, the Football Association (FA) found itself with just six weeks to pull together an eSports competition that would decide the composition of England’s first eLions line-up. Esmond Blake, senior manager for commercial strategy at The FA, has been looking into […]  More

Quantum’s Lerner talks NVMe for making sports broadcasting storage smarter for 4K and 8K

Storage has never been a sexy subject, but sometimes those behind the technology in sports broadcasting manage to make it so. Quantum, the provider of scalable tiered storage plus archive and data protection, spoke to SVG Europe about the latest technology it is employing to provide technology for capturing, sharing, managing and preserving digital assets […]  More

Vislink to support Aeroshot Production’s rental production model to broadcast markets

Vislink has agreed a strategic partnership with Aeroshot Productions that will see it become the exclusive HD and 4K UHD wireless technology hardware and innovation provider for Aeroshot products. Aeroshot provides all-in-one, gyro stabilised, specialised wireless camera systems, as production rental equipment, for Extreme Camera Systems for its broadcast applications. These systems, which include the […]  More