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WTS builds two OBs for SuperSport Africa, destined for Nigeria and Zambia

January 30, 2015 | Comments Off

Systems integrator WTS is close to completing two new HD OB trucks for SuperSport Africa, together with two support vehicles. The OB trucks are equipped with Snell Sirius 830 multi-format routers, IQ Modular infrastructure and Snell control. One OB truck and support vehicle will be based in Nigeria (OB2), the second in Zambia (OB6). The […]

EBS takes EPG to Motors TV track

January 30, 2015 | Comments Off

EPG data provider EBS has expanded its contract with dedicated motorsport channel Motors TV. Launched in 2000, Motors TV offers over 120 different series and championships shown on the channel, including FIA World Rally Championship, FIA World Endurance Championship, NASCAR Xfinity Series, V8 Supercars and British GT. EBS has worked with Motors TV for a […]

Grass Valley sees “clear advantage” as it pushes 6x ultra motion workflows into NAB

January 30, 2015 | Comments Off

Grass Valley is pursuing a path of cooperation and competition with EVS as it attempts to challenge the Belgian company’s supremacy in slow-motion production. Its strategy is spearheaded by pushing the LDX XtremeSpeed camera — which can produce 6x realtime speed — in combination with the K2 Dyno S/K2 Summit 3G replay controller and servers. […]

NEP’s upgraded fleet is at the centre of Super Bowl XLIX coverage in Glendale, Arizona

January 30, 2015 | Comments Off

NEP has a team of 80 staffers and 13 truck systems (totaling 24 production trailers) onsite at this weekend’s Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. For Glen Levine, co-president, U.S. mobile units, NEP, the weekend will end a long run-up that began long ago with the design and construction of […]

BVE 2015: FOR-A to launch new vision mixer and Broadcast Box four-channel server

January 30, 2015 | Comments Off

At BVE 2015, FOR-A will present its latest vision mixer, the new HVS-2000, together with its new Broadcast Box (BB-404) four-channel server. Introduced at IBC 2014, the 2 M/E HVS-2000 vision mixer is the newest addition to the HVS switcher family. A flexible unit allowing up to 40 SDI inputs and 22 outputs, the easy-to-use […]

Reality Check Systems gears up for Super Bowl XLIX with array of Bullets

January 29, 2015 | Comments Off

In anticipation of Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium, Reality Check Systems (RCS) has deployed 24 of its mobile hardware/software solutions to DirecTV, ESPN and NFLN to enliven remote studio shows and gameday broadcasts. This marks the ninth successive year that RCS technology has been used to support graphics for the big […]

Channel 4 invests in disabled production talent ahead of Rio 2016 Paralympics

January 29, 2015 | Comments Off

Channel 4 is investing £500,000 in two major new talent initiatives to support the broadcaster’s commitment to ensure that 10% of the production team working on its coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are people with disabilities. The commitment is a key element of Channel 4’s recently announced 360° Diversity Charter and is part […]

MOOV TV secures three-year contract to produce PSA World Tour coverage

January 29, 2015 | Comments Off

UK-based broadcast graphics company MOOV has extended its services into OB with a three-year production deal with the Professional Squash Association (PSA) to provide production services for its World Tour events. The first event in the contract is the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, held 16-23 January 2015 from inside Grand Central Terminal in New […]

Data delivery is the “hidden gem” for LTE Broadcast apps, says MobiTV

January 29, 2015 | Comments Off

While the delivery of live video over LTE Broadcast appears proven, what is exciting MobiTV is the data delivery mode of the advanced 4G mobile format. Off the back of tests with AT&T at the college football playoff championship at AT&T Stadium, North Texas, on 12 January, Kerry Travilla, senior director of technology at the […]

SVGE Q&A: Axon Digital Design’s Jan Eveleens discusses early UHD adoption, network transition

January 28, 2015 | Comments Off

By the reckoning of Axon’s CEO, Jan Eveleens, sports accounts for around 20% of its business, so it’s no wonder that the broadcast infrastructure solutions provider pays very close attention to evolving sports production workflows. Ahead of the company’s planned showcase at BVE next month, Gussen sat down with SVG Europe to discuss the actual […]

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