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New addition to immersive audio panel at Sport Production Summit

September 1, 2015 | Comments Off on New addition to immersive audio panel at Sport Production Summit

As news emerges of Lawo’s plan to introduce a new technology for live sports production at IBC 2015, it has been confirmed that the manufacturer’s CEO/president, Philipp Lawo, will join SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit on 10 September to discuss the long-term potential of immersive audio. The world-first live broadcast demonstration by MPEG-H Audio Alliance […]

NEP Group expands Northern Europe reach via CMI acquisition

August 31, 2015 | Comments Off on NEP Group expands Northern Europe reach via CMI acquisition

NEP Group has closed on its acquisition of Consolidated Media Industries (‘CMI’), a move that officially brings the CMI companies, including the DutchView and Infostrada Creative Technology businesses into NEP’s Worldwide Network, expanding the company’s reach in Northern Europe.

Lawo systems selected for Pan Am Games ceremonies

August 31, 2015 | Comments Off on Lawo systems selected for Pan Am Games ceremonies

Lawo provided all audio integration and distribution systems for support of the international feed during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games opening and closing ceremonies. The main mix was provided with a 48-fader Lawo mc²66 console whilst a secondary console, a Lawo mc²56 with 32 faders, handled sub-mix duties for over 40 ambient microphones used […]

MBC Pro Sports kicks off Saudi Pro Soccer League broadcasts with LaunchPad

August 28, 2015 | Comments Off on MBC Pro Sports kicks off Saudi Pro Soccer League broadcasts with LaunchPad

MBC Pro Sports is helping Saudi Arabian soccer fans delve deep into the 2015-2016 season with comprehensive on-air soccer analysis fuelled by Reality Check Systems’ (RCS) LaunchPad touchscreen solution. The Dubai-based broadcaster recently outfitted its studio with the cloud-based technology, which it began using this month to bring viewers realtime player, team and match data; […]

Sky News sets world record for most concurrent live event web streams

August 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Sky News sets world record for most concurrent live event web streams

Technology from LiveU was central to Sky News’ world record-beating UK General Election coverage on May 7 this year. The UK broadcaster has confirmed that it set a new Guinness World Record for the most concurrent live web streams for an event – streams fed from 138 locations to cover 150 constituency results. LiveU supplied […]

Cambridge Imaging Systems rebrands, changes name

August 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Cambridge Imaging Systems rebrands, changes name

Cambridge Imaging Systems, developer of the Imagen Enterprise Video Platform, has announced rebrand of the company to align with its award-winning product, becoming Imagen Ltd. In a further display of the company’s ambitious growth plans it has appointed Jonathan Hebbes as vice president of sales, a role in which he will be responsible for attracting […]

PlayBox Technology’s CloudAir Application to support Tata Communications’ new global broadcast playout service

August 28, 2015 | Comments Off on PlayBox Technology’s CloudAir Application to support Tata Communications’ new global broadcast playout service

PlayBox Technology’s new CloudAir virtual application has been selected by Tata Communications to support its new cloud broadcast playout service. The new broadcast playout service, originally announced at NAB 2015 as part of Tata Communications’ cloud-based media ecosystem platform, will be available in September 2015 and accessible under full IP-based connectivity control to customers globally. […]

ITV UK extends playout servies contract with Ericsson until 2024

August 27, 2015 | Comments Off on ITV UK extends playout servies contract with Ericsson until 2024

Ericsson has renewed its playout services contract with ITV, the UK’s leading commercial television network. The contract, which has been extended until 2024, will see Ericsson continue to provide playout services for ITV’s portfolio of channels including ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITV HD and CITV and their associated regional variants as well as ITV’s newest […]

Packed programme ahead for SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit in Amsterdam

August 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Packed programme ahead for SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit in Amsterdam

SVG Europe’s flagship Sport Production Summit takes place at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam September 10, the day before the IBC exhibition opens. Now firmly established in the calendar, Sport Production Summit brings you some of the highest-profile case studies and operational innovations taking place this year in European sports broadcasting. One innovation for […]

BT Sport using Sony Catalyst Prepare for National League coverage

August 27, 2015 | Comments Off on BT Sport using Sony Catalyst Prepare for National League coverage

Sony has revealed that BT Sport will be using Catalyst Prepare to streamline the delivery workflow for coverage of this season’s National League action. Working with Timeline TV, BT Sport has invested in the media preparation tool to help compile and deliver content for post-production. The club crew will use Catalyst Prepare to create compilations […]

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