Recent Posts by Roberto Landini, Italian Correspondent

Sky Italia revamps football studios to enable richer storytelling and viewer engagement

To celebrate the return of UEFA Champions League and the new football season, Sky Italia undertook an extensive refresh of its on-air sports studios to enable increased viewer engagement. Rossella de Vivo, director of the Production & Creative Hub at Sky Italia, underlined some features of the new operation to SVG Europe. “Sky studios and […]  More

Sony invites visitors to ‘Go Make Tomorrow’ at Italian Technology Days

Sony Professional Solutions Europe has held Technology Day events in Milan and Rome this month to showcase cloud content production, 4K/HDR workflows and IP-based production. Nicolas Moreau, live media solution marketing manager at Sony Professional Solutions Europe, remarked that the emphasis for Sony these days tends to be on “proposing a whole set of solutions […]  More

RAI innovations at the European Championships in focus at SMPTE Emerging Technology seminar

Coverage of the inaugural European Championships was placed under the spotlight during the 10th edition of the SMPTE Emerging Technology Seminar in Milan. During the event, RAI director of the research centre and technological innovation Gino Alberico examined the experimentation carried out by the broadcasters during the Championships, including with new television formats such as 4K […]  More

Livesat delivers ambitious live production for Championnat de France de Drift car race

‘The Drift’ is an exciting sports car discipline in which the competitors do not have to prove to be faster than the adversaries. Instead, the challenge is to demonstrate more skill and flair in maintaining control of the vehicle whilst oversteering, with the resultant loss of traction in the rear wheels. The ranking of the […]  More

Italy’s NVP prepares to introduce flexible new OB6 vehicle

Headquartered in Sicily, international TV production specialist NVP has been an active player in the market since 2007. The company has interests in broadcast production of many different types – including sports, concerts and entertainment shows – for which purpose it has an extensive and versatile fleet of OB vehicles. Having introduced OB4 in 2017, […]  More

Deltatre and the ongoing convergence of media platforms

Deltatre is considered a global leader in TV production, delivering digital, mobile, social, broadcast, content and professional services. With a particularly high profile in sports, Deltatre has more than three decades’ experience and now operates offices in Turin, London, Manchester, Geneva, Paris, Munich, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney. SVG Europe […]  More

Sky Italia and SVG Europe examine workflow innovations and 4K/HDR production at Milan summit

On June 19 Sky Italia and SVG Europe hosted the second Sport Innovation Summit at the Sky Italia production centre in Milan. Around 80 representatives of major Italian TV production service providers, broadcasters, consultants and other key groups attended the event, which included a series of illuminating panel sessions on current trends and technologies. Sessions […]  More

Sky Italia and Telerecord undertake 4K HDR test at Serie B Empoli vs Venezia match

Earlier this season Sky Italia engaged Florentine production company Telerecord to capture an Italian Serie B match – specifically Empoli vs Venezia – in 4K HDR. The test – which was undertaken with a view to possible future broadcasts using these technologies – was broadcast on Sky Sports in HD, while those viewers with the […]  More