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SVG Europe publishes full programme for Sport Facility Integration Summit; register now!

December 19, 2014 | Comments Off

RH Consulting’s Roland Hemming and Richard Northwood, RG Jones’ Jon Berry, Sales-All’s Marc Kocks, ALC NetworX’s Andreas Hildebrand, ColosseoEAS’ Jan Jenca and ESSMA’s Dimitri Huygen are among the confirmed speakers for the SVG Europe Sport Facility Integration Summit, which will take place during ISE 2015 on 12 February. Devised by SVG Europe in conjunction with […]

Tata Communications announces F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize winner

December 19, 2014 | Comments Off

Tata Communications has unveiled the Grand Prize winner of the inaugural F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize. The jury, which included the 2014 FIA Formula One World Champion and Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton and F1Commentator Martin Brundle, delivered its final verdict, announcing a four-man British team as winners of the Grand Prize. Their idea of […]

Guest Comment: Nevion, live broadcasting and the remote production revolution

December 19, 2014 | Comments Off

At a time when OTT and VOD services are threatening to draw audiences away from linear television, broadcasters need to deliver even more compelling television, writes Nevion CEO Geir Bryn-Jensen. Nothing captivates audiences more than a live sporting event, where anything can happen and where audiences can join in a live digital conversation online. This […]

Globecast provides seven channels for Virgin Media’s international content expansion

December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

Globecast has partnered with Virgin Media to supply seven channels for the platform’s expanded international TV content. In total Virgin Media is adding ten more international channels to its TV service. Globecast is supplying seven channels for Virgin Media’s Worldbox service, a new app offering live streams of international channels via Virgin Media TiVo. The […]

Volicon collaborating with Adobe to accelerate content capture and editing

December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

Volicon has revealed that it has cooperated with Adobe to enable a rapid workflow for capturing aired content and making it instantly available in Adobe Premiere Pro CC video editing software. Using Volicon’s Observer Media Intelligence Platform along with Adobe Premiere Pro CC, broadcasters and other content producers can accelerate the repurposing of aired audio […]

SVGE Sit-Down: RGB Networks CTO Yuval Fisher discusses open source software transcoder project

December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

In the week that multiscreen video delivery solutions provider RGB Networks revealed that it is developing an open source, Cloud-enabled software incarnation of the TransAct Transcoder, CTO Yuval Fisher spoke to SVG Europe about the impetus behind a project that is expected to reach fruition in early 2015… In progressing work on the Ripcode Transcoder, […]

TopVision and Sony break ground with UHD live broadcast of Linkin Park in Berlin

December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

TopVision has successfully accomplished the 4K live production and transmission of a Linkin Park concert in Berlin using the latest production technology from Sony. On 19 November, managing director Achim Jendges and his team set a benchmark with the first live 4K broadcast of a concert by nu metal band Linkin Park. A total of […]

RTS Belgrade upgrades five studios with Lawo mc²56 for news and sports production

December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

Looking to update the audio systems in five of its studios, the Management and System Engineering Department of Serbian Broadcasting Corporation – Radio-Televizija Srbije (RTS) – called on local broadcast systems integrator Amisys and a number of Lawo mc²56 mixing systems. Producing news, drama and sports programming for radio, television and internet broadcast, RTS is […]

SVG inducts David Hill into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame; watch specially-filmed video

December 17, 2014 | Comments Off

A man who has had a phenomenal impact on global broadcasting, David Hill was a highly deserving inductee to the SVG Europe Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the latest ceremony, which took place in New York on Tuesday (16 December). A video created to mark the occasion, and reflect upon, Hill’s massive achievement across […]

Gearhouse launches first native 4K ‘supertruck’ in Australia

December 17, 2014 | Comments Off

Broadcast services specialist Gearhouse Broadcast has completed the build of its new 4K native OB supertruck, which will be used by its Australian OB division. Known as HD8, the supertruck will handle all processes from acquisition to production. Twelve of Hitachi’s new SK-UHD4000 Ultra HD cameras, of which Gearhouse purchased the first 50, are star […]

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