Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Sky Documentaries explores next generation of football superstars in Chasing the Dream

Sky has announced a new original docuseries ‘Chasing the Dream’, which follows promising young football players from South London in their fledgeling sporting careers. Produced by indie company Expectation, in association with Sky Studios, the four 60-minutes episodes will air on Sky Documentaries and Now TV in 2022. Filmed over the course of 18 months, […]  More

Genelec unveils new features and user experience with GLM 4

Genelec has announced a major free upgrade to its GLM software for audio monitor system setup, calibration and control. The GLM 4 now gives users of Genelec Smart Active Monitors the benefits of Mac Catalina compatibility, a new user interface and a host of new features. Based on decades of research data from thousands of […]  More

Machine learning brings major update to RT Software’s Tactic Pro

Real-time graphics development company RT Software has released a major update to Tactic, its sports analysis graphic product. Version 5.4 includes many new features, including a Player Detect function, which is free for existing users of its flagship product, Tactic Pro. Using machine learning and AI, Player Detect provides automatic assisted keyframing of multiple players […]  More

Innovations at TVU Networks support move to cloud-based workflows

TVU Networks has opened up about its major initiatives in 2020 that helped customers navigate through social distancing restrictions while assisting with business continuity. The company began the year by winning a Technical & Engineering Emmy Award for its video over bonded cellular internet protocol (VoCIP) technology and went on to introduce number of new and […]  More

Welcome back: What does the return of fans to stadiums mean for broadcasters, leagues and advertisers?

While it’s been a turbulent year for sports fans, stadiums around the world are beginning to reopen their doors to live audiences. UK supporters were among the latest welcomed back, with football and rugby grounds adhering to regional social distancing measures from the start of December. Although capacities are reduced significantly, for both players and […]  More

Barça TV and Real Madrid TV broadcast real-time video content thanks to Aviwest

Barça TV and Real Madrid TV are relying on Aviwest Pro3 Series bonded cellular transmitters and StreamHub transceivers to broadcast live football training sessions. Aviwest’s Pro3 Series and StreamHub solutions were supplied by NRD Multimedia, the company’s master distributor in Spain, and enable Barça TV and Real Madrid TV to offer fans exclusive content, including […]  More

Extreme E appoints Scot Elkins and Guy Nicholls to sporting management team

Extreme E has strengthened its sporting team with the appointments of Scot Elkins as race director and Guy Nicholls as sporting manager. Elkins is well known in the motorsport world, and for the past three years served as race director for the FIA Formula E Championship, where he was instrumental in ensuring safe and fair […]  More

South Africa’s Multichoice completes refurbishment of Studio 6

South African satellite television channel service provider Multichoice has successfully completed the infrastructure rebuild of its Studio 6, which is mostly utilised by SuperSport, a content brand under the Multichoice umbrella that specialises in live sports production across almost 40 linear channels. The installation, carried out by local system integrator and Lawo supplier Inala Broadcast, […]  More

Edge Networks launches Evoca TV service with Harmonic

Edge Networks has launched its new Evoca television service with an end-to-end solution provided by Harmonic. Evoca combines over-the-air ATSC 3.0 broadcasts with video streaming to reach underserved areas in the US with limited bandwidth access. Harmonic’s hybrid on-premises encoding, cloud origin server and delivery solution enable Evoca to efficiently and reliably deliver more than […]  More

NativeWaves strengthens management team and completes financing round

Native Waves, an emerging broadcast technology company that delivers synchronised and personalised viewing experiences across multiple screens, recently raised over €1.3 million in additional seed equity capital and non-dilutive financing, bringing its total capitalisation to date to €2.7 million. In conjunction with expanded global customer engagements and increasing revenue, NativeWaves has made three new appointments […]  More