Recent Posts by Will Strauss

The International @ Cheltenham Racecourse: Picture gallery

The International Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse took place on 9 December 2022. Adverse weather caused turf racing to be largely abandoned this weekend but with a lot of work from the Cheltenham grounds team, they did race on what would have been Day 1 of 2. Broadcast facilities for the race coverage were provided by NEP, […]  More

France Summit 2022: Watch video highlights from the Paris event

On 24 November 2022, the French sports broadcasting and production community came together for its annual evening of panel discussions, presentations, and networking. Topics included the French Open tennis, Paris 2024 Summer Olympics and the Rugby Union World Cup 2023. You can now view edited highlights from the event which are in French with English […]  More

Qatar 2022: Timeline Television at the FIFA World Cup Picture Gallery

UK-based Timeline Television is providing broadcast facilities and production services for both ITV Sport and BBC Sport at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The shared approach is considered to be more sustainable and saves both broadcasters money. Here you can view a photo gallery of the team in Doha and the set-up that is being […]  More

On-pitch audio and dressing room footage planned as part of Sky Sports’ first ‘EFL Innovation Game’

Sky Sports’ coverage of this weekend’s English Football League (EFL) League 1 match between Wycombe Wanderers and Portsmouth will feature a host of televisual enhancements as the broadcaster looks at ways to further improve its output. Dubbed the ‘EFL Innovation Game’, the match coverage will feature additional behind-the-scenes access for viewers including on-pitch audio, dressing […]  More

FutureSPORT 2022: All session recordings available to watch on demand

The session recordings from FutureSPORT 2022 are now available to watch on demand. Viewing is free. Subjects covered include the metaverse, women’s sport on TV, creating 9:16 sports content for mobile, and more. Sponsored by Panasonic Connect, the event took place at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on 15 November.    More

Roger Pearce 1957-2022

SVG Europe is sad to report the passing of Roger Pearce, ITV’s Technical Director, Sport, and a member of the SVG Europe Advisory Board. Roger died overnight on Saturday 19 November 2022 while on location at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. ITV paid tribute to Roger during its live coverage of USA v Wales […]  More

FutureSPORT 2022: Sponsor interview with Grass Valley’s Neil Maycock

Neil Maycock, the chief marketing officer at Grass Valley, discusses AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform), which is used for connecting on-prem and cloud solutions from vendors across the industry, and how it dovetails with GV’s hardware offerings to the benefit of sports broadcasters. FutureSPORT 2022, sponsored by Panasonic Connect, took place at Lord’s Cricket Ground […]  More

FutureSPORT 2022: Sponsor interview with ZeroDensity’s Ahmet Oturgan

Ahmet Oturgan, business development manager at Zero Density, talks about the company and its history before outlining how using the technology it develops can benefit sports broadcasters. FutureSPORT 2022, sponsored by Panasonic Connect, took place at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on 15 November.    More