Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

FutureSPORT 2019: First speakers confirmed for 26 November at Chelsea FC

The first speakers have been confirmed for FutureSPORT 2019, sponsored by Telstra, with representatives of Sky Sports, BT Sport and ESL all set to appear. Among the line-up of speakers will be Claire Harvey, the chair of the UK5G Creative Industries Working Group, and Matt Stagg, BT Sport’s director of mobile strategy, who will both […]  More

Latest Spidercam systems and Ross Video’s Xpression to dovetail for AR graphics at ESL esports events

The Spidercam Light and Field cable camera systems and the XPression graphics platform will operate together to generate augmented reality (AR) elements at upcoming esports events in Europe following integration work between the two companies that develop them. Austria’s Spidercam and Canada’s Ross Video have been combining their technology so that both the Field and […]  More

Next Gen Audio Summit: Full speaker line-up unveiled for 16 October event

Olympic Broadcasting Services, BBC R&D, Gearhouse Broadcast and Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences will all be represented at the Dolby Next Generation Audio Summit 2019, presented in association with SVG Europe. The specially curated half-day event on Wednesday 16 October at Dolby’s Soho Square Screening Room in central London will feature panels and presentations examining […]  More

IBC eSports showcase: Behind the scenes with ESL and NEP [VIDEO]

Recognising what is considered to be the ‘‘fastest-growing spectator sport in the world,” IBC 2019 included a live esports demonstration featuring the popular video game Counter-Strike. On the final day of the show, two professional teams qualified from ESL’s network of National Championships across Europe went head-to-head to give spectators online and at the RAI […]  More

Calrec publishes eBook on eSports audio

Calrec has written and published an eBook designed to help eSports producers and broadcasters improve the way they make their content. Describing eSports as the ‘fastest-growing spectator sport in the world,” the company uses the publication to accentuate its own expertise before offering up case studies from Riot Games and Full Sail University. In the […]  More

Berlin Marathon 2019: Infront, SCC and Deutsche Telekom test 5G production set-up during host broadcast coverage

Infront Productions used its host coverage of Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon (29 September) to test a 5G-connected-camera set-up using the public mobile network. Working with the event organiser SCC and the telecoms company Deutsche Telekom, the Infront trial consisted of two 5G-connected cameras that were positioned to cover two sections of the race: the half-way […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: Early bird registration now open for 26 November event at Chelsea FC

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that registration is now open for FutureSPORT 2019, sponsored by Telstra. The specially curated one-day event will take place at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Tuesday 26 November and will pay particular attention to contribution and distribution with sports broadcasting. Subjects to be addressed include remote […]  More

Sport Production Summit: Getting to grips with esports production workflows and technology [AUDIO]

During Sport Production Summit 2019 in Amsterdam, a panel of experts led by SVG USA chief editor Jason Dachman discussed the technology and workflows of eSports. Sponsored and introduced by ES Broadcast, the session shone a light on an exciting and rapidly growing area of broadcasting that brings with it the complexities of a digital […]  More

Sport Production Summit: Achieving greater diversity in sports broadcasting [AUDIO]

At Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Europe explored the topic of diversity and inclusivity within the sports TV industry, looking at where the problems lie and how they might be solved. Sponsored, and introduced, by Eurovision Services, ‘Widening the Playing Field – Achieving Greater Diversity in Sports Broadcasting’ featured Bob Clarke, MAMA Youth Project Founder […]  More