Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

New Zealand Racing Board employs Lawo’s VSM broadcast control system

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is using control and monitoring technology from German broadcast company Lawo to further revise and streamline its production model. NZRB is now operating four OBs instead of six, with three Mercedes Sprinter vans and a fixed site to cover metropolitan race events from a central control room, using Lawo’s […]  More

NVP chooses Grass Valley to boost OB fleet for 4K UHD and HDR

Italy’s NVP has bought a range of live production technology from Grass Valley that will be used as part of an upgrade to its outside broadcast (OB) fleet. The production company and facilities provider is doing the refurb in order to cope with an increasing demand for 4K UHD and HDR content. Installed in NVP’s […]  More

Globecast announces Globecast Live for capture and publishing of live content

Globecast has announced the launch of Globecast Live, a new service designed to allow broadcast and B2B customers to bring any event to any screen through a fully integrated contribution and Digital Media Hub (DMH) content processing workflow. Combining its years of live content acquisition expertise with its DMH cross-platform suite of content publishing services, […]  More

FIA World Rally Championship talks live OTT and remote production at 200km per hour

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is a motorsport with a fast growing audience and increasing numbers of broadcasters taking up the mantel for rights, thanks to the promoter’s innovative take on live over the top (OTT) broadcasts and in-depth coverage of the season. Alongside broadcast technology partners NEP and Tata Communications, which is the official […]  More

Qvest Media renews with SVG Europe for reach into sports industry

Qvest Media has retained its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship, as the systems architect values SVG Europe’s capability to reach the specific live sports broadcast community with which it wishes to engage. Françoise Semin, sales director for Europe at Qvest Media, said: “For us, it’s vital to meet the decision makers of sports production companies and […]  More

Skyline Communications becomes SVG Europe OB/SI Sponsor for sports focus

Skyline Communications, a supplier of end to end multi-vendor network management and OSS solutions for the broadcast, satellite, cable, telco and mobile industries, recently decided to join SVG Europe as an OB/SI Sponsor. The company aims to use its sponsorship to strengthen its relationship with existing as well as new customers producing and distributing sports […]  More

Student internships in sports broadcasting must be more diverse

Sports broadcasters need to increase the diversity of students taken on for internships, according to a lecturer at the University of Lincoln. Students from the University of Lincoln have built up considerable experience in sports broadcasting by the time they are looking for internships, said John Cafferkey, senior lecturer and programme leader in the School […]  More

Timeline TV develops remote production workflow for Women’s Super League with URSA Broadcast cameras

Timeline TV has created a bespoke remote production solution to help produce coverage of the Football Association’s Women’s Super League for the 2018-2019 season, its first as a full-time professional league. Working around a set of unique challenges, Timeline TV came up with a remote production workflow for Whisper Films, which is producing the coverage […]  More