Recent Posts by SVG Staff

First worldwide decline in television service subscribers

The total number of television subscribers to the 100 leading services in the informitv Multiscreen Index fell slightly by 0.11 million in the third quarter of 2018, down by 0.02%. Although small, it was the first worldwide quarterly contraction to date, with only 43 services reporting gains, which is the fewest seen so far. While […]  More

Broadcast Electronics debuts CCC-1 to connect Sony RCP with Teranex converters

Broadcast Electronics has announced the launch of CCC-1, a device interfacing Sony Remote Control Panels (RCP) with the colour correction features of standards converters including the Blackmagic Teranex product range. This puts colour correction at the fingertips of vision engineers. There are many situations where standards converters are used to adjust the colour balance and […]  More

AJA releases KUMO 1616-12G compact 12G-SDI router

Featuring 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs, the new AJA KUMO SDI router supports high frame rate and deep colour workflows over SDI, at up to 4K and 8K resolutions. Designed for broadcast, production and ProAV environments where size and capacity are crucial, KUMO 1616-12G mirrors the compact physical form of AJA’s production-proven KUMO […]  More

Review of 2018: Finepoint reports strong broadcast sales with increasing demand for 4K

Finepoint Broadcast has seen strong sales both of new and pre-owned broadcast equipment throughout 2018 with accelerating demand for cameras, lenses, recorders, production servers and monitors. “HD is still the dominant production format throughout the broadcast industry but 2018 has seen the introduction of some very competitively priced 4K UHD kit such as the Sony […]  More

Lawo White Paper: IP broadcast networks become transparent

To achieve the full benefit of IP production infrastructures, network performance, and reliability are absolutely critical. The advent of these IP-based technologies requires a new range of diagnostic tools for monitoring and telemetry. Lawo has been at the forefront of addressing this need, developing and deploying SMART solutions that live at the intersection of broadcast […]  More

SVG On Demand: Fletcher Group’s Dan Grainge on new life under NEP

Fletcher Group has long been a major player in the live–sports-video business, thanks to its innovative production tools and support. Now the company is headed in a new direction after being bought by mobile-production powerhouse NEP Broadcasting. SVG’s Brandon Costa caught up with Fletcher Group President Dan Grainge to discuss what the acquisition process was […]  More

Telstra provides Australia’s first live 4K fibre contribution on behalf of Fox Sports

Telstra Broadcast Services’ 4K fibre contribution transmission is delivering Fox Sports’ 2019 cricket coverage in 4K, becoming the first Australian telco to offer 4K delivery capability. 4K UHD will provide viewers with superior picture quality, better image depth and a more cinematic, immersive experience, at four times the resolution of high definition. For Fox Sports, […]  More

Olympic Channel launches on connected TV devices

The Olympic Channel is now available on connected TV devices for Android TV and Apple TV and will also launch on the Roku platform in January. From the sports fans love to the ones you’ve never heard of, the Olympic Channel provides unparalleled access to the remarkable human stories behind remarkable human feats. Through comprehensive […]  More

More than half the world watched 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

FIFA has published the key findings of an audit of consolidated final audience data for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which was broadcast live in every territory around the world from 14 June to 15 July this year. A combined 3.572 billion viewers – more than half of the global population aged four and over […]  More

AJA HDR Image Analyzer is now shipping

AJA Video Systems is now shipping the HDR Image Analyzer, the real-time HDR monitoring and analysis tool developed in partnership with Colorfront. The HDR Image Analyzer features tools for waveform, histogram and vectorscope monitoring and analysis of 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD, HDR and WCG content for broadcast and OTT production, post-production, QC and mastering. Fusing AJA’s production-proven video […]  More