Technology

Live from the Rugby World Cup: HBS CTO Christian Gobbel on the challenges and opportunities of IP

In many respects, the 2019 Rugby World Cup production efforts by International Games Broadcast Services, the joint venture launched by HBS and IMG Media, is a microcosm of the great transition the industry is undergoing. The IBC is a mixture of IP and SDI connectivity and some of the biggest rights holders don’t even have […]  More

Live from the Rugby World Cup: IGBS production extends beyond the pitch

Just how much have the Rugby World Cup production efforts for rights holders grown since 2015? Yes, International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS), the joint effort between HBS and IMG Media, has greatly increased the number of feeds and content around the live matches. But there are also 40 people working in both Japan and IMG […]  More

Euro Media Group standardises on GV K-Frame X vision mixers

Euro Media Group (EMG) has selected Grass Valley’s GV K-Frame X video production engines to be its standard vision mixer as it optimises production capability ahead of major sporting events – from European football to the largest sports tournament in the world – during 2020. The switchers will be deployed across several EMG-owned companies, including Videohouse […]  More

IBC 2019: Mobile Viewpoint adds multi-camera functionality to IQ Sports Producer

Mobile Viewpoint has added new multi-camera functionality features for its IQ Sports Producer all-in-one production suite. The addition of two new panoramic cameras to the suite, placed on the penalty area lines of play, increase flexibility and allow producers to capture multiple shots for enhanced sports coverage—removing the need for full production suites and teams […]  More

3zero2 adds 26 Simplylive Vibox systems to arsenal

3zero2, a member of Euro Media Group, invested in 26 Simplylive Vibox system for their remote production operation center in Milan. 3zero2 has been a pioneer in remote productions and it performs remote productions on more than 1,700 events per year. This summer 3zero2 had to upgrade their production and streaming facility to accommodate 1080i […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: NEP refines operations for WBS and ESPN

This year’s Wimbledon tennis Championships is year two of a four-year relationship between Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS) and NEP whereby the latter is providing technical gear and engineering services for the tournament. And while year two of deals can occasionally see some major changes and overhauls, the Wimbledon technical plan has seen only minor changes […]  More

Live from US Open: Fox Sports embraces HDR and expands Toptracer at Pebble Beach

FOX Sports coverage of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship, being held at Pebble Beach Golf Links this weekend, offered up some new technology and will continue to roll out new things as the tournament progresses. Zac Fields, Fox Sports, SVP graphic technology and innovation, says the network is planning its most comprehensive and technologically advanced […]  More