Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

ESPN taps Arqiva for playout

UK: International sports broadcaster ESPN has put a new HD playout system into operation for the distribution and transmission of its Premier League football coverage, writes Kevin Hilton. It is part of facilities operated and managed for the broadcaster by Arqiva, which also plays out 11 ESPN channels across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  More

Ericsson targets sports and news with Voyager II

A new digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) system aimed specifically at television sports production and new gathering is set to be launched in China this month and later at NAB 2011, writes Kevin Hilton. Ericsson’s Voyager II is the fifth generation of its DSNG technology and is based on MPEG-4 coding, as opposed to the […]  More