New Zealand Racing Board employs Lawo’s VSM broadcast control system

The New Zealand Racing Board (NZRB) is using control and monitoring technology from German broadcast company Lawo to further revise and streamline its production model. NZRB is now operating four OBs instead of six, with three Mercedes Sprinter vans and a fixed site to cover metropolitan race events from a central control room, using Lawo’s […]  More

Globecast announces Globecast Live for capture and publishing of live content

Globecast has announced the launch of Globecast Live, a new service designed to allow broadcast and B2B customers to bring any event to any screen through a fully integrated contribution and Digital Media Hub (DMH) content processing workflow. Combining its years of live content acquisition expertise with its DMH cross-platform suite of content publishing services, […]  More

Gateway to an IP UHD truck: More scalable, secure and agile software stacks

At a recent open day for tpc Switzerland’s new flagship UHD1 IP-based OB truck in Zürich, SVG Europe sat down with Imagine Communications’ playout & networking solutions president Steve Reynolds. We talked about the development of the new truck, SMPTE standardisation and the new possibilities created by moving into the all-IP world. How did the […]  More

An electrifying championship: Sport Mediaset on track with E-Prix electric cars

SVG Europe sat down with the Sport Mediaset team in charge of the Formula E Championship – director Alberto Brandi, producer Fabio Pravettoni and production manager Filippo Molinari. We discussed how the Sport Mediaset team produces the TV coverage for the electric car E-Prix races and what technologies are employed along the way. As director […]  More

FIA World Rally Championship talks live OTT and remote production at 200km per hour

FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is a motorsport with a fast growing audience and increasing numbers of broadcasters taking up the mantel for rights, thanks to the promoter’s innovative take on live over the top (OTT) broadcasts and in-depth coverage of the season. Alongside broadcast technology partners NEP and Tata Communications, which is the official […]  More

Qvest Media renews with SVG Europe for reach into sports industry

Qvest Media has retained its SVG Europe Gold Sponsorship, as the systems architect values SVG Europe’s capability to reach the specific live sports broadcast community with which it wishes to engage. Françoise Semin, sales director for Europe at Qvest Media, said: “For us, it’s vital to meet the decision makers of sports production companies and […]  More

Skyline Communications becomes SVG Europe OB/SI Sponsor for sports focus

Skyline Communications, a supplier of end to end multi-vendor network management and OSS solutions for the broadcast, satellite, cable, telco and mobile industries, recently decided to join SVG Europe as an OB/SI Sponsor. The company aims to use its sponsorship to strengthen its relationship with existing as well as new customers producing and distributing sports […]  More

New AES chief Wallaszkovits discusses standards, diversity and female executive leadership

The 146th AES Europe Pro Audio Convention comes to Dublin next week and with it the newly-elected president of the Society, Austrian audio engineer Nadja Wallaszkovits. In January the quarter-century association of Wallaszkovits with the AES entered a new phase with her ascension to president — the fourth female to hold the office. In this […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: How CBS Sports refreshed Super Bowl LIII with AR and sleek design

In another busy year full of sports events across the nation, CBS Sports jumpstarted its 2019 with Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium last month. A lacklustre game might have soured viewers, but, throughout the broadcast, the network kept fans informed, engaged, and astounded with a newly created assortment of graphics. At the 2019 […]  More