BBC and Sky to share F1 coverage

UK: Just in case you were on holiday like we were at the tail end of last week, it was announced to much general surprise that Sky and the BBC will share the joint rights for Formula One coverage in the UK in a new five-year deal from next season. The financially-strapped BBC is terminating […]  More

France Télévisions covers Le Tour

France: Another year, another unpredictable Tour, with Cadel Evans the surprise winner of the malliot jaune. Far less surprising is that France Télévisions managed once more to deliver some astonishing coverage of every wheel-turn of the 3430.5km race.  More

Tracking race horses in realtime

UK: The upcoming Champions Day at Ascot in October – set to become Britain’s richest day of horse-racing – will mark the relaunch of the TurfTrax Tracking System which, in combination with graphic elements from Wurmsers Graphics, will attempt to explain some of the intricacies of the sport to the wider BBC audience.  More

Streambox to debut Live Pro Encoder

Streambox Live Pro Encoder will make its debut at IBC 2011. This enhanced version of Streambox Live features uncapped bandwidth, full D1 resolution, and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC). Streambox Live Pro Encoder will utilize more available bandwidth on cellular networks to send professional quality video. Streambox Live Pro is a scalable, software-based service. The cornerstone […]  More

Dalet to showcase advanced MAM solutions

Dalet Digital Media Systems will showcase Dalet Enterprise Edition, an advanced Media Asset Management (MAM) platform, and technology solutions. Dalet Enterprise Edition offers end-to-end media management, a powerful workflow engine, and multiple integration paths to unify disparate systems. Dalet Enterprise Edition provides operational flexibility for managing content across multiple production, distribution, and business systems. On […]  More

FIFA unveils goal-line tech shortlist…sort of

Nine companies have put themselves forward for Goal-line technology’s (GLT) first testing phase after the deadline for submissions set by the IFAB and FIFA passed. All the participating companies are from Europe, and FIFA is declining to name any of them.  More

Chyron takes graphics to the cloud

Chyron will officially unveil its AXIS World Graphics platform to the EMEA market. AXIS World Graphics is a cloud-based graphics creation system designed specifically for broadcasters. The AXIS World Graphics platform integrates with existing workflows or Chyron’s BlueNet workflow, and combines technology and functionality, integration, and point-and-click customization.  More