Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

IMG Arena acquires data collection, production, and tracking provider FlightScope Services

IMG Arena, a leading sports betting service and content hub, has acquired FlightScope Services, the data collection, audio-visual production and tracking technology specialist in golf and tennis. Based out of Gliwice, Poland, FlightScope Services will be fully incorporated into the IMG ARENA offering under the continued oversight of Jacek Gronek and Wojtek Szumilas, who will […]  More

Peter Larkum, Mentality founder and mental health expert, on the challenge of seeing those who need help

Mental health and wellness continues to gain in importance as the COVID-19 pandemic brings with it new forms of stress and emotional strain that can cause issues for even the strongest individual and family. As part of SVG Europe’s commitment to mental health we want to introduce our members and sponsors to resources and experts […]  More

Broadcast Solutions to install two VAR systems for Cameroon Football Federation

Broadcast Solutions will deliver two additional Video Assistant Referee (VAR) systems for the Cameroon Football Federation, an extension to the existing platforms that were deployed last year. Local systems integrator Optimum was mandated in 2019 by the State of Cameroon to design, deploy and operate VAR infrastructure for the competition.  More

SportsTribal TV becomes first to distribute Pac-12 Insider outside of US

SportsTribal TV, the first free, ad-supported streaming TV service specialising exclusively in sports-themed content in the UK and Europe, is the first platform outside of the US to carry Pac-12 Insider. Pac-12 Insider is the digital extension of Pac-12 Networks, the linear channel in the US that carries Pac-12 college sports events. “We are very […]  More

Sportel introducing Sportel+ eTALKS, 11 March

Sportel’s 2021 Content Media Rights and Technology Convention is slated for 5-7 October in Monaco but the organisation is looking to bring its community together via a series of free eTALKS that begin on 11 March with two sessions that look at The Shift in Sports Media Rights Strategies (14:00-15:00 CET) and New Streaming and […]  More

Telstra Broadcast Services ready for America’s Cup Finals

The America’s Cup (AC36) may not feature any teams from the Americas (New Zealand squares off with Italy beginning this weekend) but it will feature plenty of broadcasters and long-distance transmission connectivity given its location in Auckland, NZ.  Steven Dargham, head of Major Events at Telstra Broadcast Services, discussed the company’s efforts around the world […]  More

ARRI Remote Solutions toolkit makes studios safer with remote control of cameras, lights and more

COVID-19 has challenged production professionals to work differently and to help in those efforts ARRI has introduced Remote Solutions, a toolkit that can be customised to meet near-set and off-set workflows. With a complete system of connected ARRI cameras, lights, remote heads and accessories, ARRI Remote Solutions offers workflows that enable safe social distancing between […]  More