News Roundup

Grass Valley appoints Larissa Goerner to live production team

Grass Valley has strengthened its remote production strategy with the appointment of Larissa Goerner as director of advanced live solutions. Based in Breda, Goerner will deploy her experience of working with a number of broadcast vendors to further cement Grass Valley as the industry frontrunner in remote/at-home production. Prior to her appointment at Grass Valley, Goerner was part […]  More

Bridge Technologies to showcase network optimisation at ANGA COM

At ANGA COM 2019 (4-6 June, Cologne) Bridge Technologies (Hall 7, Booth 9) will display its growing range of network optimisation solutions for the telecommunications and media industries as they make the transition to an all-IP infrastructure. The company’s advanced hardware and software tools enable IP networks to be monitored and analysed, providing information in […]  More

Change of name from Forbidden Technologies to Blackbird plc

Forbidden Technologies plc, the developer and seller of cloud video platform technology using its patented Blackbird technology, has announced that the company’s name has this week changed to Blackbird plc. Shareholdings will be unaffected by the change of name and existing share certificates should be retained as they will remain valid for all purposes. Any […]  More

Telestream forms partnership with Nice People At Work

Telestream and global big data and video intelligence company Nice People at Work (NPAW) have announced a go to market partnership that sees the firms integrating their video monitoring and analytics platforms. In turn, this enables Telestream and NPAW to implement cross reference selling strategies across a range of markets. In today’s video delivery environment […]  More

ChyronHego rolls out TRACAB Gen5 following stamp of approval from DFL

ChyronHego has introduced TRACAB Gen5, the newest generation of the company’s TRACAB optical sports tracking system. TRACAB Gen5 features significant improvements in tracking data quality and accuracy, driven by completely redesigned tracking algorithms, a stronger array of camera angles, and new AI features for player, number, and colour recognition. TRACAB Gen5 uses a distributed system […]  More

Match officials selected for Rugby World Cup 2019

World Rugby has announced the squad of 23 match officials selected to take charge of the 48 matches at Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, which runs from 20 September-2 November. ‘Team 21’ – the 21st tournament team – comprises 12 referees, seven assistant referees and four Television Match Officials (TMOs) representing nine nations. With […]  More

Radio Bremen goes virtual with MCI and Ross Video

While Radio Bremen may have started life in 1945 as a modest radio channel serving the city-state of Bremen in Northern Germany, the company – a founder member of ARD, the consortium of German public broadcasting organisations – soon diversified into television and today broadcasts across the entire region with a staff of three hundred […]  More

DAZN launches in Brazil with broad rights portfolio that includes football, boxing and motorsports

DAZN, the live and on-demand streaming sports service, has officially launched in Brazil, providing sports fans access to both domestic and international competitions. The content line-up includes a range of sports but football is a key component of the offering. The tournaments and leagues that DAZN will show are the local CONMEBOL Sudamericana and Campeonato […]  More

Five sport governing bodies join Olympic Channel

The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Olympic Channel has reached cooperation agreements with the international governing bodies for billiards, cheerleading, minigolf, savate and sleddog sports. The five new agreements bring the number of the global platform’s federation partners to 83. The IOC recognised federations of World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) and International Cheer Union (ICU), […]  More

Tyrell announces availability of Avid Maestro Graphics rental

Producing live sports coverage is more challenging and demanding than ever before. Today’s audiences don’t just want to watch the game – they want to be a part of it. Armchair fans expect captivating content relating to every second of action and that’s in addition to in depth pre and post-match analysis. Graphics are the key […]  More