Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Euro Media Group standardises on GV K-Frame X vision mixers

Euro Media Group (EMG) has selected Grass Valley’s GV K-Frame X video production engines to be its standard vision mixer as it optimises production capability ahead of major sporting events – from European football to the largest sports tournament in the world – during 2020. The switchers will be deployed across several EMG-owned companies, including Videohouse […]  More

IBC 2019: Mobile Viewpoint adds multi-camera functionality to IQ Sports Producer

Mobile Viewpoint has added new multi-camera functionality features for its IQ Sports Producer all-in-one production suite. The addition of two new panoramic cameras to the suite, placed on the penalty area lines of play, increase flexibility and allow producers to capture multiple shots for enhanced sports coverage—removing the need for full production suites and teams […]  More

3zero2 adds 26 Simplylive Vibox systems to arsenal

3zero2, a member of Euro Media Group, invested in 26 Simplylive Vibox system for their remote production operation center in Milan. 3zero2 has been a pioneer in remote productions and it performs remote productions on more than 1,700 events per year. This summer 3zero2 had to upgrade their production and streaming facility to accommodate 1080i […]  More

Matrox co-founder Lorne Trottier acquires 100% of Matrox Group companies

Lorne Trottier, the co-founder of Matrox, has taken 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics and Matrox Video. Discussing the deal, he said: “This next phase represents a renewed commitment to our valued customers, suppliers, and business partners, as well as to our 700 dedicated employees […]  More

Live from the US Open: Gearhouse Broadcast ready to fully embrace IP for 2020

When ESPN extended its US Open contract with Gearhouse Broadcast through 2025 it gave new energy to future plans concerning the move to an all-IP infrastructure. That move, expected to be completed in time for next year, will give ESPN, the USTA, and nearly everyone else who delivers video and audio content around the grounds […]  More

Live from the US Open: Eurosport serves up localised content

The 2019 tennis Grand Slam schedule is giving the Eurosport production and technical team more than just a chance to cover the world’s most important tennis tournaments. It is also allowing them to prepare for future workflows that, ultimately, will redefine the way the European sports giant approaches remote production once ETT, or the European […]  More

Sport Production Summit: Former HBS CEO Francis Tellier to be honoured with Outstanding Contribution award

Francis Tellier, the former chief executive of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), will receive the 2019 SVG Europe Outstanding Contribution to European Sports Broadcasting Award at the Sports Production Summit on 12 September. The event, free to SVG Europe members and sponsors, will be held at the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam and Tellier will be presented […]  More

IBC 2019: Primestream enhances asset management, cloud integration

Primestream (stand 7.C18) will present a series of new and improved features and functions within its comprehensive toolset at IBC to help customers deal with increasingly complex issues including changes to technology, workflow and business opportunities. Primestream’s overarching system seamlessly combines all of its proven technologies to enable flexible workflows that address the unique opportunities […]  More