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DFL to offer cloud-based streaming for international Bundesliga broadcasts

The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) has announced that for the first time, live programmes from its international product portfolio will also be made available as streams from the 2020-21 season onwards. The new streaming service began on 18 September with a full slate of Bundesliga live games being made available globally. Fully managed AWS Media […]  More

Reality Check Solutions teams up with Ross Video to welcome live Eredivisie football back to Fox Sports Netherlands

Dutch football fans have had to wait more than six months to watch Eredivisie football after last season was curtailed due to COVID-19. But, when the 2020-21 campaign kicked off earlier this month (12 September), Reality Check Solutions (RCS) was at the heart of the action, delivering its bespoke graphics and data services to Fox […]  More

CenturyLink rebrands as Lumen Technologies

CenturyLink has rebranded to Lumen Technologies. As Lumen, the company will help lead enterprises through the challenges and opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution, a time when smart, connective devices are everywhere. Lumen aims to bring a new focus to how it views the marketplace and the world with the purpose to further human progress […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings with OB Facilities Providers

In the third and final Leaders Briefing, we chat with outside broadcast facilities providers, a part of the sports production market that always faces its own unique set of technology and workflow challenges. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  The conversation covers a wide range of subjects from IP and remote production […]  More

Vizrt unveils virtual production system

Vizrt has launched a software-only, IP-based live production solution for broadcasters and producers that can handle remote contributors dialling in using popular video conferencing platforms such as Skype, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Viz Vectar Plus can be installed on-premise or in a virtualised cloud environments and is said to operate on any infrastructure that meets […]  More

HD Broadcast UHD 2 begins working life with DFB Pokal and Bundesliga coverage

German outside broadcast provider HD Broadcast’s new flagship UHD 2 truck has taken to the road this month, covering first-round matches in the DFB Pokal German knockout cup and the start of the new Bundesliga season. HD Broadcast chief executive and chief technology officer Constantin Novotny told SVG Europe the truck was originally commissioned last […]  More

World Triathlon Hamburg 2020: Producing an event in the COVID-19 era

World Triathlon’s yearly Triathlon series, held in seven different countries across multiple races, has seen its 2020 season greatly impacted due to Covid-19: all races were cancelled, except for the Hamburg event, the 2020 World Triathlon World Championships and the 2020 Mixed Relay World Championships that were held on 5-6 September 2020. Infront Productions, broadcast […]  More

International Hockey Federation launches Watch.Hockey app to create universal home of hockey

The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world’s governing body for the sport of hockey, has launched a fan engagement app that creates a new digital home of hockey for the millions of hockey fans, players and officials worldwide. Developed with Nagra, Watch.Hockey launched on 17 September. It is free of charge on the Apple App […]  More

How, when, why and what: Behind the scenes on SES’ new Stockley Park facility

SVG Europe recently caught up with Susanna Mandel-Mantello, vice president and head of sales, sports and events at SES, to discuss the company’s new sports and event broadcasting centre at Stockley Park in London. The new facility has been designed to help broadcasters deliver content as sports make their comeback across Europe, following lockdown, helping […]  More

HorseShow.Video picks AJA for live streaming and recording solution upgrade

HorseShow.Video has upgraded and streamlined its live streaming and recording set-up with the addition of kit from AJA Video Systems. HorseShow.Video live streams tournaments, interviews and live events content for the Quarter and Paint horse breeds across Europe. High-fidelity and reliable live stream workflows have proven critical to connecting remote audiences with global content, especially […]  More

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Canon debuts 4K UHD portable zoom lens with wide focal rangeFirst-ever electric powerboat world championship announced in Monaco with UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat SeriesSky Germany and SVG Europe to hold COVID-safe in-person sports TV industry event in OctoberIndian Premier League partners with AE Live once again for COVID-safe tournamentEurosport prepares remote production and Cube studio for Roland-GarrosAsociación de Clubs de Baloncesto partners with WSC Sports to automate highlight creation and engage fansExtreme E pushes green agenda with the launch of refurbed ship for sea freight of cars and teamsSennheiser partners with Backstage Academy to support future sound industry talentBubblebee tech used to capture COVID-safe audio on BBC’s Formula E coverageSwiss Football League goes for Riedel Bolero S to enhance referee communicationsGravity Media partners with Atalanta Media to elevate women’s footballDFL to offer cloud-based streaming for international Bundesliga broadcastsExtreme E partners with Unicef on mission to empower young climate changemakersDarlington FC teams up with CJP Broadcast for Quaker TVSky wraps up first ‘hybrid’ virtual events for VIP customersSES advances digital transformation with cloud-first strategyIBC Showcase will continue after successful launch weekReality Check Solutions teams up with Ross Video to welcome live Eredivisie football back to Fox Sports NetherlandsCenturyLink rebrands as Lumen TechnologiesSVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings with OB Facilities ProvidersVizrt unveils virtual production systemHD Broadcast UHD 2 begins working life with DFB Pokal and Bundesliga coverageDensitron announces new long-term partnership with Bridge TechnologiesExtreme E to broadcast across Africa via new StarTimes partnershipM2A Media launches M2A Connect Source SelectorRiedel’s Bolero and Artist intercom ecosystem to provide communications backbone for NBA BubbleChyronHego intros PRIME 3.7 graphics softwareTVN Mobile Production adds Blackcam System RH2W remote head for UEFA Nations LeagueWorld Triathlon Hamburg 2020: Producing an event in the COVID-19 eraEurosport secures six-year handball rights deal in France and PolandVerizon Media launches new platform capabilities to evolve live streamingInternational Hockey Federation launches Watch.Hockey app to create universal home of hockeyHow, when, why and what: Behind the scenes on SES’ new Stockley Park facilityHorseShow.Video picks AJA for live streaming and recording solution upgradeTour de France 2020: SMT Powers the Ticker From Across the AtlanticSVG Europe announces sad passing of contributing editor Ian McMurraySVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Producers and Host BroadcastersNESN chooses The Switch for delivery of high demand live TV content and future 4K HDR telecastsOlympic hopefuls in surfing and sport climbing featured in new Olympic Channel seriesOperational efficiency and software-driven localisation in a post-COVID worldSES moves to Stockley Park facility in London for enhanced sports broadcasting servicesAteme’s Titan Live enables Indian entertainment broadcaster to go OTTAWS debuts Cloud Digital Interface to transport uncompressed live video between applications Grass Valley launches next-generation editing software Edius XAJA control panel brings Kona and Io customers access to new Adobe Premier Pro featuresPanasonic releases live video production platform KairosSVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Broadcasters and OTTsISE 2021 postpones to June and launches new digital offeringSports broadcaster and producer Hazel Irvine to chair Bafta albert Sports ConsortiumBroadcast RF aids socially distanced Tour De France 2020 with Velo4G live onboard cameras