Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

SportTech 2019: Imagen’s Will Pitt addresses content management for sports clubs [video]

In conversation with SVG Europe’s Joe Hosken, Imagen head of sport Will Pitt outlines how sports clubs and federations can best manage their video and audio. Imagen develops technology and solutions for managing and distributing sports content, enabling quick access and fast delivery speeds. The interview took place during SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 at Lord’s […]  More

Mark Gederman moves to Vizrt as global head of sports marketing

Former ChyronHego marketing director Mark Gederman has joined Vizrt’s new Global Sports business unit as its global head of sports marketing. In his new role, Gederman will define and execute the Global Sports marketing strategy focussing on three areas in particular: consolidating the digital marketing path for sports; shaping and furthering the focus on Vizrt’s […]  More

SportTech 2019: AE Graphics’ Stuart Coles talks virtual studios and live data challenges [video]

AE Graphics chief commercial officer Stuart Coles, in conversation with presenter Abi Stephens, discusses the changing face of virtual studios and outlines the importance of correctly handling live data in televised sport. The interview took place prior to SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 event at Lord’s cricket ground in London on 22 May. AE Graphics offers […]  More

SportTech 2019: Mobile Viewpoint’s Michel Bais on live sports production and streaming [video]

Chatting with presenter Abi Stephens, Mobile Viewpoint chief executive Michel Bais discusses the future of live sports production and streaming. Mobile Viewpoint develops devices and solutions for live wireless video and data transmission. The interview took place during SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 at Lord’s cricket ground in London on 22 May.  For more videos […]  More

Panasonic 4K cameras used for coverage of French Open tennis

France Télévisions is using Panasonic 4K studio camera systems and 4K box cameras to produce coverage of the 2019 French Open tennis for its France TV Sport channel. The ten AK-UC4000 camera channels and two AK-UB300 box cameras have been placed on Court Philippe Chatrier in order to provide pictures for the La Fabrique – […]  More

SportTech 2019: Covering the ICC Cricket World Cup on TV and online

On the eve of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Sunset+Vine chairman Jeff Foulser and director of technical operations Mark Dennis talked the SportTech 2019 crowd through the TV and online production plans for the tournament. The 12th edition of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup is taking place in England and Wales […]  More

SportTech 2019: Interxion’s Craig-McFeely outlines the role of connected data centres in sports OTT [video]

Richard Craig-McFeely, the strategy and marketing director for digital media at Interxion, outlines how highly connected data centres are being used to help and improve sports OTT services. The interview took place prior to SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 event at Lord’s cricket ground in London on 22 May. For more videos from SportTech 2019, please […]  More

SportTech 2019: First interview with new SVG Europe chair Alessandro Reitano [video]

Fresh from being appointed as the new chair of SVG Europe, Sky Germany vice president of sports production Alessandro Reitano chats with SVG Europe editor Heather McLean, explaining why he took the role, detailing what he believes are the sports television industry’s biggest challenges and outlining his SVG priorities for the future. The interview took […]  More

FA Cup Final 2019: BT Sport trials live 8K virtual reality experience

BT Sport used the 2019 FA Cup Final at Wembley to test a new live 8K virtual reality experience delivered to mobile handsets. Working with Blackmagic Design cameras and switchers for the production and using Tiledmedia’s encoding technology and app, the broadcaster covered the game live, using two camera rigs, providing 100 individual testers with […]  More