Recent Posts by SVG Staff

TSL wires up Seagulls’ ground

Proof that stadium TV systems aren’t just reserved for the top flight: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club’s promotion to the Championship (UK second division football, basically) coincided with a move to a brand new stadium and the installation of a television system designed and integrated by broadcast systems integrator TSL.  More

FIBA praises “excellent” London 2012 basketball test event

Inside the Games: The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have described the London International Basketball Invitational, which was the London 2012 test event, as an “excellent event” as France claimed victory in the six-day competition that saw competitive sport take place at the Olympic Park for the first time.  More

New London office for BSI reveals techno-cultural differences

George Bernard Shaw, who famously described England and America as “two countries separated by a common language,” might have liked to try that with a soldering iron, writes Dan Daley. With the announcement that Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI) has now opened a London-area office to service the UK and Europe with microphone systems and other […]  More

Canoe World Championship 2011 in Szeged with Spidercam

Live Production: (Rezso Soltesz –Mediatechnika/Hungary, 19/08/2011) This weekend is promising very hot weather, not just for the athletes of the ICF Canoe World Championship but also for the TV crew members of the Hungarian MTV and the SIVision OBVan team (Germany) as well.  More

Alfacam steps up to the crease in India

If you want good evidence of sport production’s increasing globalisation, this is a good one: a Belgian OB firm (Alfacam) signing a major agreement to cover cricket (hardly a Belgian speciality) on another continent (India) using cameras (Grass Valley) from a third.  More

We’re number one at cricket, Cameron tells Obama

BBC News: David Cameron boasted to Barack Obama in a transatlantic phone call that England was “number one” at cricket, he has revealed. The US president shot back that England had invented the game and it was like saying America was good at baseball.  More

New Telecast Fiber Systems CommLink reaches 40km

Telecast Fiber Systems has launched its new TR6442i (CommLink), a fibre optic transceiver system designed to carry two intercom channels over a single strand of fibre spanning distances of more than 40km.  More