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Grass Valley and ES Broadcast host HDR in live production discussion forum

ES Broadcast and Grass Valley are paring up on Tuesday 10 March at Wembley Stadium for an HDR in live production discussion forum and networking event. The event will not only focus on the crucial challenges around implementing and delivering HDR content in a live environment, but will also look at how HDR can drive audience engagement. […]  More

LaLiga states “we’re more open now” as start-up competition winners bear fruit

LaLiga has announced that the winners of its competition to find technical innovations to move the Spanish game forward are starting to bear fruit. From LaLiga’s innovation hub, the Original Inspiration Centre, launched at the beginning of 2019, the winners are currently or soon will be undergoing a period of prototype development and piloting with […]  More

Gravity Media Columbus delivers coverage of Wilder vs Fury 2 for BT Sport

Gravity Media provided BT Sport’s exclusive PPV coverage of the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 heavyweight title fight last weekend. Columbus, Gravity Media’s Los Angeles-based 4K multi-purpose mobile unit, was deployed at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand venue alongside its operational B Unit for the rematch on 22 February. The two Gravity Media mobile units […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2020: Entries rolling in, submission advice published

Entries are starting to come in for SVG Europe’s Sports TV Awards 2020 which will take place on 27 May at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Ahead of the 11 March deadline, submissions have been received in all four categories, with various countries and organisations from across Europe represented. For anyone thinking of entering the […]  More

HPA Tech Retreat: ABC, AWS, Diversified and Game Creek on the opportunities and challenges of moving to IP

Although video has been distributed over IP on the internet for decades, professional production and distribution infrastructure is still dominated by traditional baseband technologies. However, moving to IP promises an array of benefits, including shifting away from proprietary hardware, accelerating innovation and upgrade cycles, and transitioning on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. At the HPA Tech […]  More

Audio challenge: Keeping a lid on loudness in the OTT era

Initially established in 2010 and then revised in 2014, the European Broadcasting Union’s R 128 guideline for loudness normalisation has had a significant impact on the standardisation of loudness levels in traditional linear broadcasting. Specifying a target level of -23 ±1 LUFS LU measured over the entirety of a programme or advertisement, R 128 has […]  More

Ski World Cup 2020: Infront prepares for UHD HDR coverage of the women’s Super G and Giant Slalom in La Thuile

From 29 February to 1 March, one of the last stages of the FIS Ski World Cup 2020 will take place in La Thuile in Italy and Infront will be there to capture the action in UHD and HDR. The event in the Aosta Valley will feature three women’s races on the “Franco Berthod” slope: […]  More

Axon hosts pre-NAB Show Tour 2020 educational days in Manchester and London

As broadcasters move into remote production workflows for live events using IP technology, Axon Digital Design is hitting the road to educate the industry in its Pre-NAB Show Tour 2020 that will see the company visiting 16 countries. Axon has hired the Piazza at dock10 Media City in Salford, Manchester, UK, on 2 March to […]  More

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Grass Valley and ES Broadcast host HDR in live production discussion forumBT Sport and Samsung team up for first live 8K sports broadcast in the UKLaLiga states “we’re more open now” as start-up competition winners bear fruitGlobecast claims Infrastructure as Code can maximise cloud potentialGravity Media Columbus delivers coverage of Wilder vs Fury 2 for BT SportNAB 2020: TVU Networks to feature AI-driven workflows for tailored productionMasstech partners with Mediakern for French-speaking regionsSports TV Awards 2020: Entries rolling in, submission advice publishedFrench Tennis Federation takes Roland-Garros TV coverage in-houseHPA Tech Retreat: ABC, AWS, Diversified and Game Creek on the opportunities and challenges of moving to IPEurovision Services declared SRT Ready for internet transportBrainstorm and Spidercam provide enhanced AR for live sports and eventsAudio challenge: Keeping a lid on loudness in the OTT eraSki World Cup 2020: Infront prepares for UHD HDR coverage of the women’s Super G and Giant Slalom in La ThuileAxon hosts pre-NAB Show Tour 2020 educational days in Manchester and LondonCenturyLink joins Azure networking managed service provider programmeJapan joins growing TV channels on EthiosatShift to IP in broadcasting facilitates record breaking year for NevionPresteigne Broadcast North expands hire desk with Skinner hireNordic Summit 2020: Vizrt sports chief Nelson to make opening remarksFootball Summit 2020: Arena TV takes Title Sponsorship for eSports FocusIOC member Pound weighs up Tokyo 2020 coronavirus challengesReport: CVC plots shake-up amid new talks with World Rugby, NZR and SARU“VR is done for me” says attractions expertInternational Federations Summit shines a spotlight on OTT strategyReport: Sports fans demand personalisation and flexibility from broadcastersThe Switch goes Platinum with SVG EuropeWildmoka sticks with Gold at SVG EuropeTelestream Vantage to enable automated IMF packaging workflowsSNTV to manage J.League’s international YouTube channelWestminster Media Forum: Balancing pay-TV against free-to-air for sportsBT Sport works with MOOV and ChyronHego to deliver next-gen graphicsWilder vs. Fury II: ESPN and Fox Sports team up on outsize production in VegasCalrec strengthens in Middle East with Graham Murray appointmentDVEO agrees reseller relationship with Bridge TechnologiesFootball Summit 2020: Sky Sport News HD presenter Katharina Kleinfeldt to host Berlin eventEMG tests new eSport production solutions live at Counter-Strike Global Offensive tournamentEurosport snaps up Nordic rights to handball Olympics qualifiersRobycam Global expands into South KoreaEurovision Sport extends media rights partnership with Romania Ski Biathlon FederationRoss Video on engaging fans with connected in-stadia experiencesNAB 2020: Densitron plans comprehensive control surface and display showcaseSportradar and The Action Network announce multi-year partnership for real-time dataNAB 2020: For-A to showcase 12G-SDI 4K kit and expanded IP optionsEleven Sports grabs Italian Cup Handball rightsLive from the Biathlon World Championships 2020: Eurovision Services shoots clean in Antholz-AnterselvaNAB 2020: Axon’s pre-show European OB truck tour with new IP workflows to hit the road in MarchNAB 2020: Calrec to showcase AoIP and virtual mixing capabilitiesClearglow Sport launches in UK with ambitions to attack stadium display tech marketEurosport to show Tour de France until 2025 after extending rights deal