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ITV utilises Spectra Logic archive solution for digital content preservation

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on ITV utilises Spectra Logic archive solution for digital content preservation

ITV has selected two Spectra Logic BlackPearl Converged Storage Systems and two Spectra T950 Tape Libraries to protect and preserve the organisation’s digital assets long-term. The solution enables ITV to send digital assets to dispersed data centre locations on differing media types, to assure the ultimate safety and security of their content with a genetically […]

Ross Video Ultrix-FR5 processing platform for London’s Riverside Studios

January 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Ross Video Ultrix-FR5 processing platform for London’s Riverside Studios

The Ultrix-FR5 is the latest generation of Ross Video’s routing/AV processing platform and was launched last week at the CABSAT Expo in Dubai. Following this launch, Ross has announced that Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, London, has become the first customer for the new product. Duncan Stewart, technical director at Riverside, comments: “We wanted to go […]

Mark Roberts Motion Control to introduce new Bolt Junior robot arm

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Mark Roberts Motion Control to introduce new Bolt Junior robot arm

The Mark Roberts Motion Control Bolt JR has been developed in response to customer need for a smaller, compact, more cost-effective version of the high-speed MRMC Bolt Cinebot motion control rig. The high-speed, compact 6-axes camera robot arm has been developed for film studios, photographic studios, and table-top work where studio space and budget are […]

SVG Europe Sit-Down: Aerial Camera Systems’ Matt Coyde reflects on remote camera innovations and emerging drone technologies

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Sit-Down: Aerial Camera Systems’ Matt Coyde reflects on remote camera innovations and emerging drone technologies

Since its foundation over thirty-five years, Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) has provided the latest aerial cinematographic equipment to the film and television industries, both in the UK and around the world. The company’s unique inventory includes high performance compact robotic heads to minicams, stabilised mounts, aerial drones, railcams, wirecams, tracking vehicles, aerial filming coordination services […]

SVG Europe introduces twice-weekly email newsletters

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on SVG Europe introduces twice-weekly email newsletters

From this week the SVG Europe editorial team will deliver two newsletters to your inbox every week, up from the current weekly issue. You will now receive a newsletter every Tuesday and Friday, rather than previously each Wednesday. The team is delighted to be able to bring you this increased frequency, and it reflects the […]

SVG Europe welcomes new Gold Sponsor Cloudian

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on SVG Europe welcomes new Gold Sponsor Cloudian

SVG Europe is delighted to announce a new Gold Sponsor in the form of scalable object and file storage specialist Cloudian. Cloudian says that it offers the opportunity for users to “unleash their creative potential” with active archive storage and support for 4K, 8K and VR/360 formats. Cloudian aims to free users from high-cost conventional […]

Guest Comment: Ostmodern’s predictions for sports broadcasting in 2018

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Guest Comment: Ostmodern’s predictions for sports broadcasting in 2018

2018 is set to be another disruptive year for the broadcast industry, with the sports broadcasting field in particular expected to see significant changes. How will the increasingly crowded content rights bidding war in this space play out? What impact will the growth of eSports have on broadcasters? And will we see VR truly take […]

Tata Communications to bring live 360° and VR to sports fans with Ultracast

January 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Tata Communications to bring live 360° and VR to sports fans with Ultracast

Tata Communications has been chosen by 360° video and virtual reality (VR) sports content provider, Ultracast, to power its 360° video and VR platform. Ultracast creates live 360° video and VR content in motorsports series such as NASCAR, FIA World Endurance Championship, 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as other sporting categories such as boxing, […]

Tellyo and British Cycling collaborate on cyclo-cross live streaming

January 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Tellyo and British Cycling collaborate on cyclo-cross live streaming

Tellyo supported British Cycling to live stream the 2018 HSBC UK | National Cyclo-Cross Championships, held at Sunderland’s Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January. Utilising Tellyo’s live streaming capabilities, British Cycling multi-casted the event to social media and its own website, enabling online fans to experience the excitement of a cycling […]

Steffen Buschmann joins Ross Video EMEA sales team

January 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Steffen Buschmann joins Ross Video EMEA sales team

Steffen Buschmann has joined Ross Video as regional sales manager for Central Europe. Buschmann is based in Hamburg and has worked in broadcast since graduating from Hochschule Emden/Leer in 2010 with a Media Technology engineering degree. Most recently a product sales leader with MCI, Ross Video’s Platinum Partner, Steffen has been selling Ross products since […]