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NEP’s intelligent OB unit makes its debut at IBC

At IBC NEP Group showed a new “intelligent outside broadcast” (iOB) for remote production where the director doesn’t want to be remote, but the production still wants to benefit from the savings of having all the processing done in the cloud. Certainly, in the Netherlands, where NEP developed iOB, directors prefer to be at the […]  More

DAZN unveils global virtual production facility based on NEP platform

Live and on-demand sports streaming service DAZN has launched a virtual production facility that it says will enhance its global broadcast infrastructure and production output. The facility, powered by an NEP production platform, makes a variety of production resources including logging, editing, commentary and graphic design accessible remotely from any location around the world, all […]  More

BT Sport shows live 8K rugby demo at IBC

BT Sport staged a demonstration at IBC of a live 8K broadcast “to showcase what we think is coming next,” said Jamie Hindhaugh, BT Sport’s chief operating officer. They had actually wanted a multi-camera production (with perhaps three or four cameras), but could only get one, an Ikegami SHK-810, as they are in such short […]  More

Sport Production Summit 2019: Panasonic’s Andre Meterian on building a stronghold in IP

For any sports broadcasters, whether to stay in the SDI/baseband realm or make the leap to IP is a critical one to answer. As facilities and production plans rely on IP, vendors are shifting gears from helping clients with traditional procedures to ideas of the new age. At the Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Director […]  More

Sport Production Summit 2019: TVU Networks’ Yoni Tayar on the future influence of 5G connectivity [VIDEO]

With 5G on the horizon, mobile transmitters are about to improve by a hefty margin. For TVU Networks, the introduction of an environment with a more seamless connection can open the door to an endless amount of technological possibilities. At the Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Europe’s Heather McLean chatted with Yoni Tayar, marketing director, […]  More

Sport Production Summit 2019: Telstra’s Andreas Eriksson on pushing the knowledge of at-home models

Like many vendors working in the world of sports, at-home production models are at the top of the priority list. While many sports broadcasters implement this strategy in a domestic setting, some are deploying this plan for contests outside of their country’s borders. At the Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Director of Digital Brandon Costa […]  More

Sport Production Summit 2019: Tata’s Brian Morris on giving needed exposure to low-scale productions [VIDEO]

Sports that reside on the fringes of the production spectrum rarely get any viewers from outside of the venue. Nowadays, these niche sports now get exposure from viewers at home with continued efforts in at-home production. At the Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Europe’s Joe Hosken and Brian Morris, vice president and general manager of […]  More

Sport Production Summit 2019: SOS Global’s Steve Gruning on handling logistics with precision

Through rain, sleet, sun, or snow, logistical teams make sure that everything is in place when the red light is turned on. Without these folks on the operations teams, productions don’t run as smoothly as usual. At the Sport Production Summit 2019, SVG Chief Editor Jason Dachman sat down with Steve Gruning, VP, global sales […]  More