Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Discovery and NEP Olympic Games MAM project picks up BaMs award

A cloud-based MAM system developed for coverage of the Olympic Games was among the winners at the IABM’s inaugural Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs). The NEP Group and Discovery Networks set-up was victorious in the ‘Project’ category where it was praised for its bravery.  The judges said: “Using a cloud-based solution as the MAM platform for […]  More

Eurosport picks Grabyo for social media output

Eurosport is using editing and publishing services from Grabyo to produce and distribute its social media output, a deal which included the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Cloud-based Grabyo is part of the set-up for Eurosport’s content teams across key European markets, including the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Norway and Sweden. It enables digital teams […]  More

NEP Sweden and France’s AMP Visual TV opt for Riedel MediorNet

Riedel Communications has sold MediorNet systems to NEP Sweden and France’s AMP Visual TV. Both companies have added the real-time signal transport, processing, and routing technology to new UHD OB units. NEP Sweden’s install, in UHD1, consists of eight MetroN core routers, a MediorNet Modular, 27 MicroN high-density media distribution network devices, and an additional […]  More

Deltatre provides Eurosport with digital media services for Winter Games

Real-time results and medal tables were among the data sets supplied by Deltatre for Discovery and Eurosport’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Deltatre’s data provision also included athlete information and country data. All the information was made available via the web and mobile devices. Ralph Rivera, the executive vice president and managing director of […]  More

SVG Europe @ NAB 2018

All the latest news from NAB is available on our dedicated blog which is being updated throughout the show. We have reporters from SVG and SVG Europe covering all the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Centre.   More

Boat Race 2018: CTV OB opens up about camera kit robbery

The theft of £150,000 worth of camera equipment two days before last month’s Boat Race was the third of three attempted robberies faced by the camera crew that afternoon, OB firm CTV has revealed. Talking to SVG Europe about the events that occurred during the technical rehearsal day for the BBC’s coverage of the annual […]  More

Arqiva wins IMG Singapore playout contract

Sports producer and distributor IMG has signed up Arqiva to provide playout services for two live sports channels in Singapore. The deal, which also includes live sports presentation and remote editing functionality, will see playout managed remotely from Arqiva’s Chalfont Grove site in the UK. Access to systems will be provided to IMG’s seven-strong Singapore-based […]  More