Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Discovery lines-up improved expert analysis and an updated Cube for Beijing Winter Olympics coverage

Beijing 2022 viewers on Discovery+ and Eurosport will be treated to improved expert analysis, an updated version of The Cube mixed reality studio and even more athlete stories as part of Discovery’s extensive plans for the winter games. The broadcaster, speaking at an online launch event on Monday 24 January, revealed that it will show […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight 2022: Registration opens for 23 February online event

Registration is now open for SVG Europe’s Sports Graphics Spotlight 2022, taking place online on Wednesday 23 February. Sports graphics continue to evolve in both complexity and realism, aiding storytelling and presentation and making data and statistics more inclusive and engaging for sports fans. Bringing together the best creative and technical minds in the industry, […]  More

Arena Television: OB trucks put up for sale ahead of kit auction in February

3,000 pieces of broadcast equipment, including trucks and trailers, previously owned or operated by Arena Television are being put up for sale following the OB company’s demise. CA Global Partners, an asset management and capital recovery firm, and Hickman Shearer, a capital asset valuation, management and used equipment sales company, will conduct an auction between […]  More

V-Nova’s Matt Hughes joins M2A Media as chief commercial officer

M2A Media has appointed former V-Nova vice president of global sales Matt Hughes as its chief commercial officer (CCO). In his new role, Hughes will be responsible for M2A Media’s commercial strategy and direction, leading the company’s business development, sales, and marketing operations. The company said that the appointment will further bolster its senior leadership […]  More

Arena Television: Administrators’ report confirms £282m financial black hole

Outside broadcast facilities provider Arena Television ceased trading with asset debts of £282m and virtually no broadcast equipment to show for it, the Joint Administrators’ Report to Creditors and Statement of Proposals has confirmed. In an official document sent to people and companies owed money by Arena, and subsequently published at Companies House, it is […]  More

Video panel: ATP Media live virtualised tennis production proof of concept

SVG Europe has put together an exclusive video panel session that provides the inside track on ATP Media’s live virtualised tennis production Proof of Concept (PoC) which took place during the Paris Masters in November 2021. The large scale multi-vendor PoC was designed to evaluate virtualised live sports production in a real-world setting. The discussion […]  More

ATP Media, AWS and Gravity Media complete virtualised live production proof of concept at the Paris Masters

ATP Media, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Gravity Media used November’s Paris Masters tennis tournament to carry out a large scale multi-vendor Proof of Concept (PoC) designed to evaluate virtualised live sports production in a real-world setting. The project took place during the first four days of the ATP Masters 1000 event, used the AWS […]  More