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Countdown to PyeongChang 2018: SVG launches SportsTechLive Blog ahead of Winter Olympics

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Countdown to PyeongChang 2018: SVG launches SportsTechLive Blog ahead of Winter Olympics

The Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics is just two weeks away and will once again set the the stage for the next wave of cutting-edge sports video production technologies and workflows. SVG and SVG Europe will once again serve as your source for all the latest tech developments coming out the world’s […]

Custom Consoles desks selected for RT’s new Paris production studios

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Custom Consoles desks selected for RT’s new Paris production studios

Custom Consoles, working in partnership with UK based broadcast system integrator Megahertz Ltd, has completed a large-scale studio furniture project for global news network RT. Located in Paris, the new facility includes two master control rooms, engineering and audio control, audio post-production, two dubbing suites, an Avid ProTools suite, five edit suites, and a graphics […]

Football Production Summit 2018 to examine World Cup preparations, media hub potential and 4K remote production

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Football Production Summit 2018 to examine World Cup preparations, media hub potential and 4K remote production

SVG Europe has announced its draft programme for the 2018 edition of the Football Production Summit, which will take place on 14 March at Stade de France in Paris. As might be expected given that this is a World Cup year, broadcast preparations for this pivotal tournament will be among the topics of discussion, alongside […]

Nordic Summit: Clark, Hellmuth, Horneland and Jakobsen discuss graphics, AR and AI

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Nordic Summit: Clark, Hellmuth, Horneland and Jakobsen discuss graphics, AR and AI

Clever creation tools, graphics augmentation and increasingly sophisticated analysis tools are very much at the centre of new developments in sports broadcasting, not least to engage and retain those less-than-dedicated millennial media consumers. At SVG Europe’s first Nordic Summit, held in partnership with Media City Bergen and NCE Media, Sixty CEO Kjetil Horneland led a […]

Tennis Channel increases Australian Open coverage for US audiences

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Tennis Channel increases Australian Open coverage for US audiences

The Tennis Channel has increased its coverage of the Australian Open for its US audience base to include broadcasts of the boys’ and girls’ junior singles championships this coming weekend.  In its 11th year of Australian Open coverage, the Tennis Channel has expanded to 13 days of live matches in Melbourne. Coverage from Australia began on […]

IGBS announces coverage and legacy training plans for the Asian Games in Indonesia

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on IGBS announces coverage and legacy training plans for the Asian Games in Indonesia

International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS), a joint venture between HBS and IMG Media, has announced its plans as host broadcaster for coverage for the 18th Asian Games, being held in Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September. As well as managing the vast logistics of the Asian Games, IGBS is additionally providing hundreds of students […]

‘Tesla for sports broadcasting’: how automated live production is gaining ground

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on ‘Tesla for sports broadcasting’: how automated live production is gaining ground

The autonomous production of sporting events, eliminating the need for an on-site production team, director or camera operator, is making serious headway among professional clubs, federations and leagues. The technology is gaining ground as a tactical and performance analysis tool and increasingly used to fully automate live streamed production. Spanish soccer league La Liga, for […]

Germany evaluates TV broadcasting via 5G

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Germany evaluates TV broadcasting via 5G

Celebs to slug it out for BBC Sport Relief

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Celebs to slug it out for BBC Sport Relief

A former footballer, a reality TV star, a singer and an actress are to take part in a BBC boxing challenge to raise money for charity. As part of the corporation’s Sport Relief campaign, former Chelsea and England defender Wayne Bridge will fight television personality Spencer Matthews while singer and actress Hannah Spearritt (pictured) will […]

SVG Europe Sit-Down: Mo Goyal from Evertz on the IP future and evolving educational requirements

January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Sit-Down: Mo Goyal from Evertz on the IP future and evolving educational requirements

With over 1200 employees, including hardware and software engineers, Evertz has a global presence with offices located in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, United Arab Emirates, India, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Australia. The company is responsible for delivering complete end-to-end solutions for all aspects of broadcast production such as content creation, content distribution […]