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BT Sport wins more Premier League rights

February 11, 2015 | Comments Off on BT Sport wins more Premier League rights

BT Sport has won exclusive live rights to 42 Premier League matches in each of the 2016/17 to 2018/19 seasons, representing an increase of four matches per season on the current 38. The new rights will see BT Sport show a live Saturday evening game every Premier League weekend from 2016/17 for three seasons. These […]

Italy’s SuperTennis completes historic 4K exercise

February 11, 2015 | Comments Off on Italy’s SuperTennis completes historic 4K exercise

SuperTennis was formally created on 10 November 2008 by Angelo Binaghi, otherwise known as the president of the Italian Tennis Federation (FIT). Over time, this single-sport channel has become an extremely powerful promotional tool and a source of extensive coverage of tennis tournaments taking place worldwide. The organisation behind the service is SuperTennis Sportcast, a […]

SVG Europe’s Sport Facility Integration Summit 2015 taking place tomorrow

February 11, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Europe’s Sport Facility Integration Summit 2015 taking place tomorrow

The first technology summit organised by SVG Europe in 2015 will take place tomorrow (12 February) at the Amsterdam RAI. Devised in collaboration with leading audio consultant Roland Hemming, the Sport Facility Integration Summit will examine the pressing logistical and technological issues surrounding venue development projects, and draw on input from all the relevant stakeholders. […]

Riedel acquires Swiss comms specialist Tele Comm Sportservice

February 11, 2015 | Comments Off on Riedel acquires Swiss comms specialist Tele Comm Sportservice

Riedel Communications has announced the acquisition of the Swiss communications specialist Tele Comm Sportservice AG. A leading provider of communications solutions for temporary and permanent installations at live events, Tele Comm Sportservice is an official International Ski Federation partner and specialises in supporting international ski competitions and other winter sports events. “Tele Comm Sportservice is […]

ISE 2015 Q&A: Evertz’s Horner discusses evolution of AV division

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on ISE 2015 Q&A: Evertz’s Horner discusses evolution of AV division

Evertz AV, a division of Evertz focused exclusively on professional audio/video, returned to Hall 10 of the Amsterdam RAI at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe. Whereas last year’s booth — the division’s first — demonstrated how the company’s broadcast technologies could serve the AV marketplace, this year’s booth told a different story. SVG caught up […]

ISE 2015: Panasonic pursues higher-resolution images with new 4K projector

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on ISE 2015: Panasonic pursues higher-resolution images with new 4K projector

After announcing development at last year’s Integrated Systems Europe, Panasonic followed through on its promise with the launch of a 4K projector at ISE 2015 in Amsterdam this week. The PT-RQ13 4K+ laser three-chip DLP projector reaffirms Panasonic’s commitment to better resolution: according to the company, the RQ13 projector is the first 4K+ quad-pixel 10,000-lumen […]

ISE 2015: Futurist Thomsen predicts shift toward artificial intelligence, robotics in 520 weeks

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on ISE 2015: Futurist Thomsen predicts shift toward artificial intelligence, robotics in 520 weeks

Is 10 years a long time? Depends on whom you ask, and why. For most people, 2005 seems like yesterday. We can remember, if not quite understand, how we lived our lives without smartphones, tablets, and apps. Few realised what inventions and innovations were to come. Likewise, 2025 seems like science fiction. Can we really […]

GearBox LDX expands UK ultra slow motion camera market

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on GearBox LDX expands UK ultra slow motion camera market

GearBox, a UK-based rental company and part of broadcast technology supplier CVP Group has acquired six LDX Première advanced imaging cameras and three LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 1X/3X/6X ultra-slow-motion cameras from Grass Valley. “CVP Group’s partnership with Grass Valley has opened a lot of new doors for us. By broadening our scope of offerings, our […]

IABM opens up its Game-Changer Awards

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on IABM opens up its Game-Changer Awards

For the first time ever, IABM has opened its annual Game-Changer awards for nomination from companies across the broadcast and media industry. The awards recognise new products, processes, systems, services or developments that demonstrate innovation and offer real benefits for end users. Applications are open to IABM members and non-members, offering entrants the opportunity to […]

Football Production Summit: Presentation Matters panel session with Botta, Dunlop, Loewenstein, Moody and Nelson

February 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Football Production Summit: Presentation Matters panel session with Botta, Dunlop, Loewenstein, Moody and Nelson

A major panel session at SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit in Barcelona 17 March, produced in association with Mediapro, is ‘Presentation Matters: Bringing Studio-Based Content Bang up to Date’. The session will be moderated by Bruce Dunlop, Dunlop Goodrich, executive creative director and panellists will be Riccardo Botta, Sky Italia, head of Production & Creative […]