Recent Posts by Michael Burns

Sports TV Awards Winner: Creating automagical OTT experiences with WSC Sports

According to WSC co-founder and CEO, Daniel Shichman, 2021 has been an amazing year of growth for the company “both in terms of the number of clients and new geographies, and continuing to position ourselves as the gold-standard in the market”. That positive feeling was bolstered by receiving the SVG Europe Sports TV Award for […]  More

Sports TV Awards Winner: Outstanding audio with Salsa Sound’s vCROWD bringing atmosphere to fans

When the SVG Europe Sports TV Award for Outstanding Audio Innovation was won by the vCROWD Virtual Crowd Sound Solution by Salsa Sound and Manchester City FC, it was in recognition of a vast effort to bring emotion back to the beautiful game during its pandemic-restricted audience-free matches. Salsa, renowned for its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven […]  More

Mixing clever: Salsa Sound embraces the power of AI in MIXaiR 2.0

Regular readers of SVG Europe will be well aware of how innovative technology companies working in sports broadcasting can be, but MIXaiR from Salsa Sound looks likely to set a new bar for live audio and the craft of sound mixing. When the pandemic caused football games to be played in silent stadiums Salsa Sound […]  More

Xs and Os: Sky Sports takes NFL to the next level with new bespoke studio

Sky Sports NFL has just returned for a second run, with the NFL launching its biggest-ever regular season. This time around, Sky Sports has gone all-out for British fans with a new, expanded studio to provide even more visual excitement alongside in-depth analysis of this well-padded sport. The satellite pay-TV channel is covering the expanded […]  More

Dock10 rises to the challenge of the summer of sport

It has been non-stop action at dock10 this summer, and that’s not just the sport on the TV. BBC Sport has produced coverage for both the Euros and the Olympics from the Salford facility, with dock10 hosting the tentpole events through a combination of virtual sets, infrastructure upgrades, massive fibre roll out, working closely with […]  More

NEP Group and Aurora Media Worldwide deliver visceral sound for Extreme E

First taking place in drought-struck AlUla, Saudi Arabia, then the sea-threatened Lac Rose area in Senegal, the next race will be in August on sandbars in front of the retreating Russell Glacier near Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Bringing the audio of the races and these threatened environments to life is a team of audio experts from […]  More

Eleven Portugal tops big year with Champions League final 

Eleven Portugal has had an exciting football season this year, culminating in hosting the UEFA Champions League final in Porto last month. “Despite all the global challenges it has been a great season here for Eleven Portugal,” says managing director Jorge Pavão de Sousa. “LaLiga Santander and Ligue 1 Uber Eats went to the final […]  More