Recent Posts by SVG Staff

King rejoins Bexel for broadcast and live events market

Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, has announced that industry veteran Mike King has rejoined the company as manager for strategic accounts. In his new role, King will manage and support key client accounts with Bexel’s extensive range of broadcast rental equipment and engineering solutions, as well as collaborate with the NEP Worldwide Network on joint […]  More

Cloudian certifies with Milestone on survellance and data retention

Users of Milestone Systems’ XProtect video management software can now employ Cloudian’s exabyte-scalable object storage platform to accommodate growing data volumes and meet retention requirements at up to 70 per cent less cost than traditional storage. Video surveillance users in both the public and private sectors are challenged with rising storage costs and complexity, which […]  More

NTV Russia turns to Imagine Communications for transition to IP playout

Looking to expand its operations to support new channels, Russian broadcaster NTV decided to take the opportunity to move to an IP infrastructure for all-HD distribution. NTV’s new playout facilities have been designed and implemented by Moscow-based systems integrator OKNO-TV in collaboration with engineers from NTV and Imagine Communications. Entirely software-based, the new playout platform […]  More

Ventre and Dair join Ncam to strengthen senior team

Phil Ventre has joined Ncam as VP sports and broadcast, while Ben Dair joins the company as head of product management. Ventre’s considerable industry experience spans sales, marketing, business development, partner and channel management, and project management, working for such names as Apple, Avid, Ross Video and most recently AE Graphics. As Ncam’s VP sports and broadcast, Ventre will […]  More

CTC Media Russia steps into IP broadcast playout with Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications has implemented a new playout system for CTC Media, running on consumer off the shelf (COTS) hardware and carrying media as uncompressed video signals using the SMPTE ST 2022-6 standard. CTC Media operates a number of channels in Russia, as well as international versions which are popular in the surrounding regions and as […]  More

ES Broadcast named in Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Broadcast equipment systems integrator and reseller ES Broadcast has been ranked at number 72 in the 2018 Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100. The annually published league table is billed as the definitive list of Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing sales. Inclusion in the shortlist recognises the remarkable year-on-year growth ES Broadcast has […]  More

VAR to be used in UEFA Champions League knockout phase

The UEFA Executive Committee decided at its 3 December Dublin meeting to use Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the UEFA Champions League as from the Round of 16 in February 2019. The decision follows successful technological testing and the training of referees over the last few months. In addition, the committee decided to also use […]  More

Teqball World Cup reaches over 300,000 Facebook viewers via TVU One stream

The Teqball World Cup took place in October, attracting around 3000 fans to a stadium in Reims to watch 91 players from 42 countries take part. Integrator Future Trading used TVU One to broadcast the competition, reaching over 315,000 online viewers to date via a dedicated Facebook page. Teqball, one of the world’s fastest developing sports, […]  More

Net Insight announces departure of COO Maria Hellström

Net Insight has announced that COO Maria Hellström has decided to leave her position for a new assignment as CEO at a Swedish consulting firm. “Maria has been employed at Net Insight since 2014 and has been a committed, competent and appreciated colleague, first as VP services, and since September as COO Maria has played […]  More

Cobalt Digital to receive Technology and Engineering Emmy Award

Cobalt Digital is one of the recipients of the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards, which will take place in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show next April. Cobalt was one of the companies selected to receive the Emmy Award for ‘Pioneering Reliable Transmission Method for Live Contribution and […]  More