ITN Productions discusses its use of Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform built on AWS

ITN Productions is a London-based bespoke production hub producing creative content for the corporate, commercial, broadcast and digital sectors. This division of ITN was an early adopter of Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform built on Amazon Web Services platform, and according to Olly Strous, ITN’s head of post-production, that adoption has increased flexibility across all […]  More

La Corte and Pixellot introduce AI-automated production to Argentinian women’s football

AI-based automated sports production technology company Pixellot and La Corte, an Argentinian broadcaster and producer, have announced that they will collaborate to produce coverage of the 2019-2020 Argentinian women’s football league together with La Maña SA and television host Jorge Rial. Pixellot technology will enable La Corte to provide live and on-demand coverage of Primera […]  More

ESL UK converges physical sports and eSports for broadcast at the VR League finals

At the Haymarket Theatre in Leicester, UK, virtual reality (VR) gaming has taken eSports broadcasting to a new level as ESL UK and Facebook-owned VR company, Oculus, took the top two VR League Echo Arena teams from Europe and North America to compete live for a $38,700 prize pool and the championship title. It has […]  More

SVG Sky Sport Summit ready to roll with final agenda for Munich

Sky Sport HQ studio in Unterföhring will be the venue on 27 June for the annual Sky Sport Summit in cooperation with SVG Europe, hosted once more by Gert Zimmermann. A record crowd is expected for the annual Munich summit, where the title sponsor for 2019 is Broadcast Solutions and panel sponsors are AJA Video […]  More

UEFA launches free-to-air OTT service

UEFA has officially launched its new OTT streaming platform, UEFA.tv, offering both live and on-demand video content from a variety of football competitions and tournaments. The service will initially show original programming based on 60 years of the federation’s European football archive. It will also become the home of youth, women’s and futsal UEFA competitions […]  More

LaLiga fights back after being fined €250,000 for using fan app to catch pirates

LaLiga has been accused of illegally using its fan app to track down people pirating its content and is facing a fine of €250,000 by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD). However, LaLiga is defending its conduct and is appealing the ruling, claiming the technology and process used is part of its overall digital […]  More

Nicolas Deal leaves UEFA to join Orange’s new sports division as CTO

Former UEFA TV transmission manager for TV production Nicolas Deal has joined Orange, taking up the role of chief technology officer (CTO) within the telco’s new sports division. Orange Sport & Media is very much in “startup mode”, according to Deal. The division, which was created earlier this year, currently has 23 employees. Its remit […]  More