Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Xytech acquires ScheduALL from Net Insight for US $6m

Xytech Systems has purchased the resource and scheduling management system ScheduALL from Net Insight in a deal valued at US $6 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the coming weeks and Xytech will continue to support the ScheduALL application and all ScheduALL clients. Xytech also offers the MediaPulse facility management software and […]  More

AIMS TechFest 2021 set for 9-10 March; IPMX, remote audio production highlight event

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) is hosting AIMS TechFest 2021, a live interactive virtual event on 9-10 March, with each day featuring four hours of programming. Day one of AIMS TechFest 2021 will focus on the IPMX (Internet Protocol Media Experience) proposed set of open standards and specifications and the benefits for professional […]  More

Gravity Media signs $5 million US gear deal with Grass Valley

Gravity Media has signed a $5 million US, multi-year enterprise pricing agreement with Grass Valley for a variety of production solutions and advanced workflows across its international operations. “It’s fair to say that 2020 was a challenging year for live sports,” explained Eamonn Dowdall, executive director at Gravity Media.  “We have been able to weather […]  More

Super Bowl LV: CBS Sports covers all the angles with 120 cameras and specialist rigs

US broadcaster CBS Sports is pulling out all the stops for Super Bowl LV. When the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs kicks off on Sunday (7 February) at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium, the production will include 120 cameras, never-before-seen camera angles and a Trolley Cam flying alongside the field from […]  More

Sportel Monaco set for 5-7 October with webinars planned for March

As the resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic continues, leaving uncertainty for the coming months, Monaco Mediax has taken the decision to not pursue the organisation of its Sportel Winter conference which was due to be held in Monaco from 22-24 February 2021. Laurent Puons, the chief executive of Monaco Mediax, said that plans for holding […]  More