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England Netball’s CEO, Joanna Adams, talks about 10 years of partnership with Sky and looking ahead to OTT broadcast

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on England Netball’s CEO, Joanna Adams, talks about 10 years of partnership with Sky and looking ahead to OTT broadcast

When you think of women’s sport on TV, your thoughts do not immediately run to netball. Football and cricket are more high profile and, with their male counterpart leagues, tend to get the big rights bucks as well. However, England Netball has been working closely with Sky for over 11 years now to get the […]

Agenda for SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event announced

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Agenda for SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event announced

On Wednesday 13 December 2017 women from across the sports media industry are gathering to attend the inaugural SVG Europe’s Women in Sports Media Initiative winter holiday networking event. Held at the DTG in Vauxhall, London, the event includes a relaxed discussion between UNESCO director of media, Mirta Lourenco, in conversation with Lise Cosimi, chief […]

SAM’s Neil Maycock discusses LiveTouch learning ahead of December 19 Challenge event

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on SAM’s Neil Maycock discusses LiveTouch learning ahead of December 19 Challenge event

On December 19 SAM will host a LiveTouch Challenge event in central London to give operators a chance to learn how to optimise their use of the replay system while competing against their peers. Ahead of the event, SAM EVP and General Manager, Media Software Solutions, Neil Maycock spoke to SVG Europe – which is […]

Thought Leadership: SAM’s Matt Zajicek shares thoughts on remote live editing and discusses work with UEFA

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Thought Leadership: SAM’s Matt Zajicek shares thoughts on remote live editing and discusses work with UEFA

Remote live editing and distributed sports editing; two areas that are hot topics right now in the sports broadcast industry. SAM understands that working in this way is not only sparking interest, but is a rapidly growing area. Here, SVG Europe talks to Matt Zajicek, director of sports and replay at SAM, about how he […]

FutureSport 2017: Video reflections from Grass Valley, NCE Media, Hitomi and Panasonic

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on FutureSport 2017: Video reflections from Grass Valley, NCE Media, Hitomi and Panasonic

A new series of videos uploaded to SVG Europe’s YouTube channel feature reflections on IP, remote production and the year to come in sports broadcasting. They were all recorded at the FutureSport conference at the Kia Oval, London, on 29 November. The four new videos are as follows: Grass Valley’s Klaus Weber on IP and […]

FutureSport 2017: examining production and ad insertion possibilities with A.I. and Machine Learning

December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on FutureSport 2017: examining production and ad insertion possibilities with A.I. and Machine Learning

The future of sports broadcasting and sports content will rely more and more on artificial intelligence and machine learning to create customized viewing experiences, improved content creation workflows and more, according to a revealing session at SVG Europe’s FutureSport conference on 29 November. Olivier Barnich, EVS, engineering team, said at the SVG Europe FutureSport conference […]

FutureSport 2017: The evolution of televised cricket coverage on Sky Sports

December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on FutureSport 2017: The evolution of televised cricket coverage on Sky Sports

From Hawk-Eye to Ultra Edge and Sky Cart to Ultra HD, Sky Sports has continuously added innovations to its domestic and international cricket coverage. A panel discussion at FutureSport in London featured Sky Sports Head of Cricket Bryan Henderson alongside Technical Manager Robin Broomfield and CTV Technical Director Hamish Greig, sharing their insights with SVG […]

Dolby estate gives Cambridge University Cavendish lab £85m

December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Dolby estate gives Cambridge University Cavendish lab £85m

FutureSport 2017: Communication service providers examine outlook for 5G and sports on the move

December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on FutureSport 2017: Communication service providers examine outlook for 5G and sports on the move

An illuminating panel session at FutureSport last month examined the emergence of 5G networks and the myriad of opportunities that they herald for delivering additional and enhanced content to sports fans – both on the move and in venues. The overriding message was that careful planning will be required if the potential of the 5G […]

Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit: broadcasters and vendors on new technologies that help fans get ‘even closer to the action’

December 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit: broadcasters and vendors on new technologies that help fans get ‘even closer to the action’

Technologies that are geared towards further enhancing sports fans’ enjoyment will be in focus at the Sports Venue and Fan Engagement Summit, which is co-organised by SVG Europe and PanStadia & Arena Management Magazine, and will take place during ISE in Amsterdam on 8 February 2018. From higher-resolution displays and superior audio reinforcement in stadiums, […]