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Live from the PGA Championship: CBS Sports caps off busy start to 2019 with massive production at Bethpage

The month may be different this year at the PGA Championship, but one thing hasn’t changed: CBS Sports has once again rolled out a full arsenal of technology at Bethpage Black to cover the battle for the Wanamaker Trophy. The tournament’s shift from August to May this year made for a quick turnaround for the […]  More

SportTech 2019: Lawo, Motion Impossible and Sony join sponsor line-up

With well over 400 delegate registrations received, this Wednesday’s SportTech 2019 event at Lord’s is set to be one of the biggest ever staged by SVG Europe. The team is also very pleased to report one of the strongest sponsor line-ups achieved, with SeaChange taking the Title sponsorship. Mobile Viewpoint is the Case Study Presentation […]  More

Premier League extends PLP deal with IMG

The Premier League has come to a new agreement with IMG that will see the two organisations continue to work together to operate Premier League Productions (PLP) for the next three seasons. PLP produces and distributes all of the Premier League’s international programming, including the broadcasting of all 380 Premier League matches. Under the new […]  More

Future of eSports comes into focus at Sports Decision Makers Summit

The future of eSports and its role in the traditional sports-media landscape was the subject of a panel discussion at the 2019 Decision Makers Summit, produced in Miami earlier this month by SportBusiness and Sportel. The consensus was that eSports is here to stay and offers opportunities for traditional sports entities. “Gaming is a part […]  More

Akamai delivers record-breaking viewership for IPL final on Hotstar

The twelfth edition of the VIVO IPL cricket tournament concluded with another high for reported online viewership. Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform, leveraged Akamai Technologies to live stream the VIVO IPL 2019 final between the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings to 18.6 million concurrent viewers. The VIVO IPL 2018 edition saw Hotstar and […]  More

PGA Championship: CBS Sports debuts motion capture and aerial tracing at Bethpage Black

With the shift of the PGA Championship to May this year, CBS Sports is rolling out its largest arsenal of production technology to date to cover golf’s second major of 2019. Additions to CBS Sports’ production complement at the Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, NY, include SIMI motion-capture technology of player tee shots and Toptracer […]  More

The Switch goes for Gold again with SVG Europe to continue to get in front of top sports broadcasters

Gold Sponsor of SVG Europe, The Switch, has renewed its commitment to the sports broadcast community for another year. The Switch’s Nicholas Castaneda, senior VP of international sales, commented: “The Switch is pleased to renew our Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe for another year, putting us at the forefront of the European sports broadcast arena. […]  More

Vislink Technologies joins SVG Europe to help innovate its approach to sports broadcasting in the region

Vislink Technologies has come into the SVG Europe fold as a Gold Sponsor, citing, “inciteful and interesting opportunities to network” as a key reason for its membership. Stated David Robins, global sales director at Vislink Technologies: “Vislink Technologies’ range of low latency, high-quality wireless camera systems and robust satcoms solutions are heavily used by the […]  More

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FA Cup Final 2019: BT Sport trials live 8K virtual reality experienceITV Sport snaps up joint FA Cup broadcast rights in four-year dealDAZN snaps up rights to MLS and the Copa del ReySky Sports to broadcast every Netball World Cup match on ‘pop-up’ channelSportTech 2019: Keeping subscribers happy when ‘It’s Just Got to Work’Rise announces this year’s pairings for mentoring schemeSky Deutschland’s Alessandro Reitano takes over as chair of SVG EuropeInside BT Tower network hub for final day of the Premier League seasonFjord Film turns to Riedel for signal transport and intercom in new OB vanEVS ships first live production servers to pass JT-NM SMPTE ST 2110 testingSportTech takes Lord’s by storm with three events and record attendanceICC extends S+V partnership with award of new host production contractGrass Valley cameras help Presteigne meet demand for UHD, HDR and IPFIFA drops plans to extend World Cup Qatar 2022 from 32 to 48 teamsCenturyLink expands its E-Services portfolioBT Sport to show Champions League Final in HD HDR on BT Sport App for 4K-like experience on mobilesFIFA abandons 48-team World Cup at Qatar 2022Live from the PGA Championship: CBS Sports caps off busy start to 2019 with massive production at BethpageSportTech 2019: Lawo, Motion Impossible and Sony join sponsor line-upPremier League extends PLP deal with IMGFuture of eSports comes into focus at Sports Decision Makers SummitAkamai delivers record-breaking viewership for IPL final on HotstarNew Insys option helps OTT operators shield viewers from sensitive contentES Broadcast adds Panasonic PTZ cameras to hire fleetFA Cup Final 2019: BBC Sport to use single production workflow for both SDR broadcast and UHD HDR streamGenelec boosts UK presence with appointment of Andy BensleyPGA Championship: CBS Sports debuts motion capture and aerial tracing at Bethpage BlackJuste steps up to VP sales for Ross Video EMEA, Asia and LATAMThe Switch goes for Gold again with SVG Europe to continue to get in front of top sports broadcastersGrass Valley appoints Larissa Goerner to live production teamVislink Technologies joins SVG Europe to help innovate its approach to sports broadcasting in the regionAlston Elliot Graphics upgrades to Gold Sponsorship of SVG EuropeNEP delivers remote production of IAAF World Relays in Japan from Andrews Hub in SydneyChannel 4 picks up 2019 Cricket World Cup highlights rightsRiedel deploys giant comms set-up for Special Olympics World Games 2019Bridge Technologies to showcase network optimisation at ANGA COMGoing to great depths with Digital P Media and Zixi for Fishing League WorldwideReport: FA Cup to go exclusively free-to-air as ITV picks up rightsIABM Buying Trends Report shows continuing optimism despite radical industry changeDAZN dials up production effort for latest marquee Alvarez fight nightChange of name from Forbidden Technologies to Blackbird plcSeven News installs Viz Story across Australia as part of digital campaignTelestream forms partnership with Nice People At WorkChyronHego rolls out TRACAB Gen5 following stamp of approval from DFLoXyFire Media on live streaming two Jacks and two English titles in British boxingIPL final smashes Hotstar’s own streaming recordJohn Currie takes top technology role at Gravity Media GroupCreative Technology founder Graham Andrews promoted to global president NEP Live Events and CEO Creative Technology GroupGuinness PRO14 and StreamAMG launch rugby union’s first tournament OTT serviceDTG Summit: Live sport and entertainment streaming becomes mainstream and personal