Recent Posts by SVG Staff

LA28 Paralympic Games initial sport programme to feature 22 sports

Following an extensive International Federation application and review process, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board has approved 22 sports for inclusion in the LA28 Paralympic Games. The 22 sports approved for inclusion are governed by the following International Federations: 1. Badminton World Federation (BWF) – Para badminton 2. Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) – […]  More

Scoop: How the EuroHockey Indoor Championships returned to TV screens after a 12-month hiatus

In December 2022, Germany’s women won the EuroHockey Indoor Championship title for the 16th time, while Austria’s men clinched gold with a win over the hosts, Germany, in front of an enraptured crowd. The tournament, originally scheduled for January of the same year, had been delayed by the COVID pandemic. Hamburg’s Alsterdorfer Sporthalle played host […]  More

France Summit 2022: Interview with Panasonic’s Guilhem Krier

As part of our France Summit 2022 coverage, we spoke to Guilhem Krier, head of new business & market development at Panasonic Connect, about trends in French sports broadcasting and how his company’s IP-based live production technology reflects and responds to them. France Summit 2022 took place on 24 November at Studio Gabriel in Paris. […]  More

Lawo company founder and audio pioneer Peter Lawo dies at 85

Peter Lawo, founder of the German company for broadcast and media technologies named after him, died on 24 November at the age of 85. The engineer and entrepreneur founded today’s Lawo AG in 1970 and laid the foundation for the company’s worldwide reputation and economic success with innovative audio products and uncompromising quality standards.  More

Qatar 2022: World Cup blog now live

A dedicated SportsTech blog featuring all the broadcasting and production news from the FIFA World Cup in Qatar is now live. The content, written and curated by both SVG and SVG Europe, will be updated throughout the tournament and will include ‘Live from…’ articles from our reporters on the ground in Doha.  More

Audio-Technica welcomes new business development manager Jack Spenn

Audio-Technica has announced the appointment of Jack Spenn to the role of business development manager for the south of England. Based in Bristol, Spenn’s portfolio comprises Audio-Technica and its distributed brands – Allen & Heath, Optimal Audio, Audio Pro Business and Artnovion – in the UK. Spenn brings a wealth of experience within the audio […]  More

Sport24 to broadcast the next two cricket World Cup’s for the first time

Sport 24, the 24/7 live sports channel produced exclusively for inflight and in ship, has announced a deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to broadcast the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 for the first time. Sport 24, which is owned and operated by IMG, will […]  More

Lawo launches new Audio I/O Extender for power core at IBC 2022

At IBC 2022 Lawo introduced a new extension for the Power Core, Lawo’s power-packed software-defined DSP mixing and I/O engine. Power Core supports up to 1,280 I/O channels and dozens of mixing busses and DSP channels, with open-standards-based Ravenna/AES67 AoIP networking. Its new companion, the Audio I/O Extender (AIOX), allows users to expand and extend […]  More