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Sport Production & Technology Summit: Sports Production Leaders Briefings begin today with Broadcasters & OTTs

SVG Europe’s Sports Production Leaders Briefings begin today with Broadcasters & Over the Top (OTT) providers, kicking off at 4pm (UK time). Today’s speakers are BBC Sport’s Narinder Ball, outside broadcast engineering manager, DAZN’s Natalie Cornforth, head of global virtual production operations, Sky Deutschland’s vice president of sports production and SVG Europe chair, Alessandro Reitano, […]  More

Cartier Queen’s Cup 2020 Polo Tournament becomes first multi-camera sports production to use LiveU LU800

August’s Queen’s Cup 2020 Polo Tournament, organised by the Guards Polo Club, based in Windsor, UK, was the first sporting event to use LiveU’s multi-camera LU800 capabilities, it has been announced. The event, which took place at The Queen’s Ground, was streamed live to viewers on the Guards TV website and a sports channel in […]  More

BCE provides host broadcast production as 2020 Tour de Luxembourg rolls out

The five-stage 2020 Skoda Tour de Luxembourg gets underway today, Tuesday 15 September, and continues around the country until Saturday. The race organiser has chosen Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) to ensure live coverage and transmission of the event. BCE is orchestrating live coverage from its OB truck connected to five HD cameras at the arrival […]  More

BT Sport on its vision for augmented live sports broadcasting becoming reality with 5G

BT Sport recently became one of the winners of the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) funding boost for 5G, under the 5G Create competition. Named 5G Edge-XR, the consortium led by BT’s Media and Research teams alongside TheGridFactory, Condense Reality, Bristol University, Dance East, and Salsa Sound, will develop virtual […]  More

5G-enabled remote broadcast production comes to life at IBC Showcase

An ambitious and innovative proof of concept live demonstration of 5G-enabled remote production was undertaken in Amsterdam and London last week as part of the IBC Showcase Accelerator Innovation Programme. The project team, led by BBC R&D senior technology transfer manager Ian Wagdin, comprised ten international broadcasting ‘champions’: Al Jazeera Media Network, BBC, BT Sport, […]  More

Premier League launches new metrics and insights for fans with Stats Perform and Second Spectrum

The Premier League’s highest level of official player and team level eventing data has been synchronised with tracking data to provide new metrics and insights to football fans. As the official tracking provider of the Premier League, Second Spectrum delivers its state-of-the-art player and ball tracking data for every Premier League match, using advanced computer […]  More

Bigger, more versatile and “less of a science project”: Inside Eurosport’s enhanced Cube at the US Open

Ahead of the US Open tennis finals this weekend, SVG Europe spoke to the team behind Eurosport’s updated Cube presentation studio to find out what is different and why, and to get the lowdown on how the new set was designed and built. The Eurosport Cube is a live presentation studio that brings together a […]  More

SVG Europe Women Networking Uncovered event takes lid off new and old perceptions [VIDEO]

SVG Europe Women Virtual’s Networking Uncovered event exposed the secrets of the art of getting to know people and moving ahead in your sports broadcasting career. On Thursday 10 September, the panel, made up of members of the SVG Europe Women Advisory Board, discussed new and old perceptions of networking, face-to-face meetings versus connecting virtually, […]  More