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Looking back: Tall Audio thriving on the challenge of producing sports broadcast audio during lockdown

Tall Audio, which was founded by sound supervisors Paul Stadden and Alex Wrigglesworth, terms itself a ‘bespoke audio company’, providing crew, equipment and consultancy to the broadcast industry. One of the pair’s core mantras that they, “thrive on a challenge” was possibly never tested so thoroughly as during the COVID-19 crisis. Although having said that, […]  More

Ncam on track for success as it renews SVG Europe Gold sponsorship

Ncam, a creator of advanced real-time tracking technology for broadcast and live events, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry by renewing its SVG Europe Gold sponsorship. Mike Ruddell, global director of business development at Ncam, said: “Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, advances in production technologies have been rapidly accelerating decentralised and virtual production […]  More

Inaugural SVG Europe Sound Talks – Mixing Broadcast Sound spectacular success

The inaugural SVG Europe Sound Talks event of 2021, Mixing Broadcast Sound, was a spectacular success, with nearly 100 participants present for the panels and Q&A sessions. In all respects, the calibre and number of participants, and the range of topics and debate, surpassed SVG Europe expectations. In the first session, Thought Leaders Perspectives, Roger […]  More

AE Live praises SVG Europe’s ‘world-leading events and editorial coverage’ as it renews its Gold sponsorship

AE Live (AE), a provider of broadcast solutions to global sports governing bodies, broadcasters and production companies, has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe for another year. “SVG Europe has proved to be the perfect platform for AE to communicate its biggest stories to the people that matter and 2020 was no exception,” said […]  More

NEP Germany moves into air freight pods for Servus TV’s Formula 1 season production

NEP Germany is using a new air freight-friendly container solution to enable its production of the current Formula 1 season for Austrian broadcaster Servus TV. To have an optimal and quickly operational production solution at the track, NEP Germany has created a new pod that will enable it to transmit signals from trackside to Servus […]  More

​Polsat chooses Sony Professional Solutions to deliver new 4K HDR IP OB van in 2021

Poland-based Polsat, one of the largest media companies in Central Europe, has selected Sony Professional Solutions as the prime contractor for a 4K IP outside broadcast truck that will be delivered to the broadcaster later in the year. Building on its long-term relationship with Sony, Polsat has consulted with the company as a business and […]  More

uniqFEED continues to value SVG Europe as ‘a key platform’ as it returns as a Bronze sponsor

uniqFEED has renewed its Bronze sponsorship of SVG Europe “Over the last year we have found it to be invaluable source of industry information and a key platform for knowledge exchange with thought leaders, innovators and decision makers within the sports industry,” said Katy Walsh communications & marketing manager at the company. “We have always […]  More

Inside track: Uncovering the strategy behind Formula 1’s new graphic Insights for the 2021 season

Formula 1 has announced the release of the first of six real-time racing statistics for the 2021 season. The first F1 Insight to be introduced this season, Braking Performance, shows how a driver’s braking style during a cornering manoeuvre can deliver an advantage coming out of the corner. It will be used as an on-screen […]  More

TikTok scores Extreme E’s Desert X Prix 18.5 million views

Extreme E has announced that its content received 18.5 million organic views across TikTok for its inaugural X Prix in the Saudi Arabian desert. Across the race weekend, Extreme E’s content on TikTok, produced by partner Little Dot Studios, gave the new racing series a staggering 17.2 million people checking out #DesertXPrix videos alone. The […]  More

Riedel kit forms intercom core of Cinevideo’s new Waves 12G OB van

Italian OB provider, Cinevideo, has stated that Riedel’s kit has formed the intercom core of its new Waves 12G truck, which launched in February. Initially scheduled for launch last June, the truck project suffered delays in construction due to the pandemic. A first test was carried out on 7 November 2020 for the Parma versus […]  More

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