Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

SVG Europe and Blackbird agree cloud video production partnership

Blackbird has been named as the Official Cloud Video Production Partner of SVG Europe. The agreement, which runs for the duration of 2020, will see SVG Europe use Blackbird’s cloud video editing platform to rapidly edit and package video clips of seminars, presentations and interviews from its events and publish them to social media channels. […]  More

French football league deploys Intel True View for PSG vs Lyon clash in Paris

France’s Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) used last weekend’s Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Olympique Lyonnais to deploy the True View immersive viewing experience for the first time. True View, developed by Intel, allows a broadcaster to replay and freeze sporting action from various angles by creating a 360-degree volumetric version of […]  More

DFL kicks off domestic tender process for Bundesliga broadcasting rights

The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) has started the tender process for the next round of domestic media rights to show live coverage of the Bundesliga. The awarded contracts will run from season 2021-22 to 2024-25 and cover matches in the Bundesliga, Bundesliga 2, the Supercup and the relegation play-offs. The rights cover Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, […]  More

Nordic Summit 2020: Full programme revealed for 12 March in Bergen

The full conference programme for Nordic Summit 2020, sponsored by Vizrt, has now been confirmed. Produced in collaboration with NCE Media, Nordic Summit 2020 will take place on Thursday 12 March 2020 at Media City in Bergen. The programme will feature a mixture of region-specific presentations and panel discussions with a particular emphasis on providing […]  More

Rise launches 2020 mentoring programme

Rise, the advocate group for gender diversity within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector, has launched the search for candidates to take part in its third annual mentoring scheme. The UK based programme will work with 20 mentees from the following sectors of the broadcast industry – operations, engineering, sales, marketing and business. The mentoring […]  More

Premier League to launch direct-to-fans streaming service “eventually”

The English Premier League (EPL) is planning to launch a direct-to-consumer OTT streaming service that will stand alongside its broadcast rights packages, its new chief executive has said. According to a report in the UK newspaper the Daily Mail, Richard Masters has indicated that the plan for the service is already well underway, although no […]  More