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Broadcast RF and new Vislink transmission system cover the London Marathon

April 23, 2014 | Comments Off

TV sports coverage has long relied on wireless technology to get the best shots of the action that both show exactly what is happening and add to the excitement of the event. Radio cameras and their associated links are now standard issue on the big sporting OBs and leading UK supplier Broadcast RF will be […]

Gearhouse delivers for ITV’s Brazil broadcast

April 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Gearhouse Broadcast has delivered a range of facilities for ITV’s live coverage of this summer’s international football championship. Gearhouse was commissioned to deliver additional facilities in the International Broadcast Center (IBC), including production office, master control room and transmission gallery. ITV has also commissioned a studio located on the Copacabana beach and full talkback capability […]

File Delivery: SportTech ‘DPP in Sports’ panellist Mark Hill previews issues to be debated on May 7

April 23, 2014 | Comments Off

SVGEurope’s upcoming SportTech Europe summit at Emirates Arsenal FC on May 7 will feature a panel discussion titled ‘Delivering to Spec: Effects of the DPP as-11 on Sports Production.’ Mark Hill, Managing Director, Ixedia, is a panellist at this important session and here he takes us through some of the big file-based delivery issues that […]

NAB Perspectives: Markertek’s Barth on the Rapidly Growing Fiber Industry

April 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Markertek continues to expand its fiber capabilities, and its demo line at NAB 2014 reflected that fact. Among the highlights at the company’s booth was the BlackJack-1 camera-mount interface with Blackmagic SWRCONV and ATEM-SC. The device connects as many as four camera converters up to 28 miles away via optical fiber with bidirectional video plus […]

Soundcraft Vi1 selected for Winter X Games

April 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Ed Johnson Audio, designer and contractor of audio systems, is a private company specialising in large events such as the NAB Conventions, Red Bull Events, and the Summer and Winter X Games. Having provided technical expertise for these events for 14 years, owner Ed Johnson always relies on the most suitable gear for each event, […]

New Wi-Fi HD video solutions under development by Celeno, Gospell

April 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Celeno Communications, a provider of high-performance Wi-Fi chips and software for home networking applications, and CVW, a supplier of wireless video transmission modules and products and a subsidiary of Gospell Digital Technology Co. Ltd, recently announced the integration of Celeno’s Wi-Fi chipsets across a range of new CVW products. The resulting long range, robust Wi-Fi […]

SVG Europe brings you free ‘Exhibits-Plus’ badge for AES 136 Berlin

April 21, 2014 | Comments Off

If it’s about audio, it’s at AES, and registration is now open to attend the European professional audio event of the year. Two badge packages are available: Exhibits-Plus Badge and All Access Badge. Exhibits-Plus badges are your ticket to getting into the AES Exhibition – featuring leading pro audio manufacturers showing off their latest technologies – […]

NAB Perspectives: Quantum’s Grossman on 4K Storage and StorNext 5

April 18, 2014 | Comments Off

It was a big NAB Show for Quantum, which tackled the 4K buzz head-on with the release of its new StorNext Pro Storage Solution. The system is specifically designed to enable digital workflows and drive higher levels of efficiency for broadcasters and postproduction facilities. It adequately supports 4K workflows, more camera formats,
and a greater number […]

NAB Perspectives: ATEME’s Antonovich Sees Major Progress in HEVC, 4K Development

April 18, 2014 | Comments Off

The ATEME booth stayed plenty busy throughout last week’s NAB 2014, thanks to a variety of future-looking HEVC, 4K/Ultra HD, and 360-degree experience demos and product announcements. Chief among the announcements was Live Any-to-Any, ATEME’s carrier-grade video-processing solution for next-generation TV Head-End, which serves as a real-time multichannel/format encoder/transcoder for multiscreen delivery of linear channels […]

NAB Perspectives: Orad’s Benovici on PlayMaker Combox and the 4K ‘Channel in a Box’

April 18, 2014 | Comments Off

As one of the major players in sports graphics, Orad is enjoying another successful year that has included work at the Sochi Olympics. At NAB 2014, the company offered a wide array of new products, including the PlayMaker Combox, what Orad is calling the world’s first integrated server and graphics solution. During the show, SVG […]

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