Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

FutureSPORT 2020 On-Demand: Contribution and Distribution

The third and final day of FutureSPORT 2020 is now available to watch on-demand. The recording is free to view but registration is required. Contribution and distribution is the focus for Day 3 with an in-depth look at how video and audio signals will be transported now and in the future, from the gallery to […]  More

FutureSPORT 2020 On-Demand: Presentation and On-screen

Day 2 of FutureSPORT 2020 is now available to watch on-demand. The recording is free to view but registration is required. With an emphasis on graphics and data, Day 2 looks at on-screen technology and how the story of a sporting event can be told through on-screen statistics and augmentation. The session kicks off with a welcome […]  More

FutureSPORT 2020 On-Demand: In the Stadium and In the Gallery

The first day of FutureSPORT 2020 is now available to watch on-demand. The recording is free to view but registration is required. The session focusses on how European sports production and broadcasting will develop inside the stadium and in the gallery and includes a keynote interview with Jamie Hindhaugh, BT Sport’s chief operating officer, and […]  More

‘It is important to become the kings of our own destiny’: Inside Eleven’s acquisition of MyCujoo

Eleven will become a ‘technology company’ after purchasing the live football streaming firm MyCujoo, the sports broadcaster’s chief executive has said. Speaking to journalists following the announcement of the acquisition last week, Luis Vicente (pictured, below) revealed that he wants Eleven to develop its own technology products and features and that it will do so […]  More

Railcam and Robotic Camera innovations trialled on Bundesliga coverage

Sportcast, the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) subsidiary that produces the world feed for the Bundesliga, has been trialling two new camera innovations on its match coverage: a Railcam that replaced the pitchside Steadicam and a Robotic camera system for single player tracking. Both systems were tested on Borussia Dortmund matches, in fixtures against Schalke 04 […]  More

Linear DAZN channels added to Vodafone pay-TV service in Germany

DAZN has launched two linear channels on Vodafone’s IPTV platform in Germany after securing a reseller deal with the telecoms company. The agreement will see two HD channels, DAZN1 and DAZN2, show approximately 16 hours of sports content every day on the GigaTV service, with matches from the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and […]  More

Under the posts: How Aerial Camera Systems’ PostCAM is bringing Autumn Nations Cup viewers closer to the action

Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup rugby match at Twickenham between England and Georgia might have been a somewhat un-noteworthy one-sided affair on the pitch but off it there was at least one thing that caught the eye: the debut of PostCAM. As the name suggests, PostCAM is a specialist camera system that is installed on the […]  More

More free-to-air matches in the offing in the UK as Premier League pauses controversial pay-per-view plan

The Premier League has paused its controversial pay-per-view offering in the UK in a move that will see additional live matches shown by existing broadcast rights holders from 21 November. The English top-flight had adopted a paid-for model for the fixtures that weren’t already scheduled to be shown by its rights holders in an effort […]  More