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Deltacast renews Gold Sponsorship as it continues to elevate the fan experience at home and in the stadium

Deltacast, which makes augmented reality (AR), AI and tracking technologies for sports clubs, federations and broadcasters to enhance the fan experience while increasing revenue opportunities, has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. The company offers four core solutions. When it comes to storytelling and sports analysis, rights holders such as RTL, Eleven and […]  More

IBC 2021: Dutch government removes international travel and social distancing barriers

The organisers of the IBC trade show in Amsterdam have welcomed an announcement from the Dutch Government relaxing COVID-19 social distancing measures and removing quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travellers. After a summer of testing safety protocols, the changes are “a real boost to business confidence” and mean that “large-scale trade shows can once again […]  More

British Touring Car Championship test runs Vista’s 5G Create project for in-stadium broadcast feeds

The second phase of the UK government-backed 5G Create project – Video In Stadia Technical Architecture (Vista) – was unveiled at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday (15 September), showing footage from the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) being integrated into a 5G infrastructure to offer a high-quality in-stadium broadcast feed. Vista – which […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2021 Finalist: Sky Sports Crowds by Sky Sports

Bringing realistic virtual audio to the pitch, Sky Sports and EA Sports have earned themselves a coveted place on the prestigious SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2021 shortlist for ‘Outstanding Production Audio Innovation’. Many if not all sports broadcasters have developed some iteration of augmented sound for their matches, with the absence of fans in […]  More

Graphics, signals and post: How a new production centre is streamlining and centralising operations for Serie A

In the second part of our interview, Luisella Fusco, head of media operations and broadcast Lega Serie A, takes us behind the scenes of the league’s new production centre and explains how it’s enabling innovation. Read the first part of the interview here. Tell us about some of the technical innovations made possible by the […]  More

Under the hood: Sportcast on bringing the production of the 2021-22 German Bundesliga to life

Sportcast, host broadcaster for the German Football League (Deutsche Fußball Liga – DFL), produces, refines, distributes and archives all of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2’s video material. It is tasked with responsibility for DFL’s media value chain, from signal production in the stadium through to global distribution, and at the start of this new 2021-22 […]  More

Grande partita! EMG’s Fabio Guadagnini on an intense start to the football season in Italy

To help DAZN and Amazon with their Serie A and Champions League coverage, EMG Italia has put in place new studios and facilities – and that is just the tip of the iceberg in what has been a hectic few months, writes Roberto Landini.  3Zero2TV, Global Production and Netco Sports are continuing the process of […]  More

Ekstraklasa Live Park takes on responsibility for production of the Viaplay platform in Poland

Ekstraklasa Live Park, the wholly-owned host broadcaster arm of the Polish Football League, Ekstraklasa, has announced it is now also responsible for television production for the Polish version of Viaplay. Live Park has also prepared the television infrastructure for the production of Viaplay’s sports programmes. The project is carried out under an agreement signed with […]  More

Green is the colour: Spurs vs Chelsea set to become the world’s first net-zero elite football match

Sunday’s Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea has been designated as the world’s first net-zero carbon elite-level football match. Thanks to a partnership between Spurs and Sky, #GameZero, as it has been named, will see carbon emissions reduced as much as possible, with the remainder offset through natural projects that remove emissions from […]  More

Discovery Sports secures decade-long deal to show the Laver Cup exclusively across Europe

Discovery Sports has secured a ten-year agreement to show the Laver Cup exclusively for viewers across Europe from 2021 to 2030, further expanding its tennis offering. Coverage of the Laver Cup will be scaled across Europe via Discovery’s portfolio of channels and digital platforms including via Eurosport and discovery+. The three-day tournament, first launched in […]  More