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Changing habits of sports fans: Verizon Media on how OTT can be used to capture new audiences

The winners in the sports streaming landscape will be those that evolve their offerings to meet the changing needs of live sports fans, writes Ariff Sidi, general manager and chief product officer, media platform at Verizon Media. Live sports are starting to make a comeback. Football was the first to return with the Bundesliga, LaLiga, […]  More

Ross Mobile Productions changes name to Ross Production Services

Ross Video has changed the name of Ross Mobile Productions, the company’s in-house production and rental services division, to Ross Production Services. The rebrand reflects the expansion of the division’s workload and the increasingly diverse nature of the projects being worked on. Stephan Repass, general manager of Ross Production Services, commented on the growth enjoyed […]  More

EFL Championship club Birmingham City extends deal with StreamAMG

StreamAMG has secured an undisclosed new long-term contract extension with English Football League (EFL) Championship club Birmingham City. The deal sees the two parties continue a relationship which has been in place since 2017. City restarted their 2019-20 season with a draw at West Brom last weekend (20 June), with the game being broadcast to […]  More

Jockey Club of Turkey signs up The Switch to distribute UK races to betting shops

The Jockey Club of Turkey (TJK) is to use The Switch to deliver live horse racing streams from the UK to betting shops in Turkey. Using The Switch’s video distribution network, TJK will provide uninterrupted live feeds from various venues including Newmarket and Ascot. Nicholas Castaneda, senior vice president of sales at The Switch, spoke […]  More

LaLiga re-start: “We have come a long way and it’s only been two weeks!”

Speaking to SVG Europe, LaLiga head of content and programming Roger Brosel outlines the improvements that have already been made to match coverage since Spain’s top two divisions returned to action, discusses the thought process behind the augmented pictures and sound and hints at what might happen next season. Top-flight football returned in Spain on […]  More

Video Call Center redefines live video remotes with HELO and ROI

Widespread accessibility to internet connectivity and high-quality smart device cameras have brought live, self-shot interviews to the forefront of modern television, from reality star confessionals to athlete commentary. As the global population continues to shift toward a remote workforce, the role of these interviews is rapidly growing. A majority of remote shoots originate away from […]  More

CCTV installs Lawo in China’s first full IP video mobile system

China’s leading state broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV), has installed China’s first full IP video mobile system for video production. The mobile studio project uses the Lawo V__matrix software-defined IP-routing, processing and multi-viewing platform as its core technology infrastructure. CCTV, Lawo China and video partner Acro-bright worked in cooperation with China’s large regional system integrator, […]  More

Lawo Mix Kitchen enables live remote audio mixing from anywhere

Lawo has announced that its mc²-series audio production consoles as well as its surface-less operations including mc² Micro Core can be controlled from anywhere in the world with a decent internet connection — even using a smartphone as a 4G personal hotspot. Inspired by Lawo’s desire to assist audio engineers during the testing lockdown situation, […]  More

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