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Rec4Box OB Factory equips three OB vans with Riedel systems

October 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Riedel Communications’ Artist digital matrix intercom system and RockNet real-time audio network have been built into all three of the OB units completed by Montreal-based Rec4Box OB Factory in the past year. “In working with Riedel’s Artist and RockNet systems, our customers all say they enjoy three things: the ease of use of both systems; […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com launches new Chinese-English platform

October 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Global Sports and Media Group, the owners of GlobalSportsJobs – the leading specialist digital media and talent platform for the international sports industry that furnishes SVG Europe with a weekly high-profile job listing – have revealed details of the new Chinese-English platform, globalsportsjobs.cn, developed specifically for the fast-developing Asian sports market. The new bespoke platform […]

Infiniti Red Bull Racing use Polecam and LMC PICO for F1 pit stop analysis

October 20, 2014 | Comments Off

Quadruple Formula 1 World champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing have enlisted the help of Polecam and Live Motion Concept for pit stop analysis. LMC have developed the Ultra-Motion Minicam known as the Antelope Pico, named after its big brother, the Antelope MkII. “We’ve worked with Polecam and LMC before,” said Al Peasland, head of technical […]

Case Study: Camera Corps capturing life in the fast lane at Isle of Man TT

October 17, 2014 | Comments Off

The renowned Isle of Man TT has been described as the world’s most dangerous motorcycle race and each year more than 40,000 spectators crowd the tiny island to attend the thrilling two week event. For the many racing enthusiasts who cannot make the journey, every key piece of action is captured on camera and televised […]

Front Porch digitises NTV Russia archive ahead of tapeless broadcast facility move

October 17, 2014 | Comments Off

Russian broadcaster NTV has installed a complete system of Front Porch Digital SAMMA media migration tools to digitise its vast store of videotapes. NTV has also installed Front Porch Digital’s DIVArchive CSM system and DIVAdirector media asset management (MAM) system to help it manage, access, and repurpose the video once it is digitised. The Front […]

Gearhouse delivers for 2014 Asian Games

October 17, 2014 | Comments Off

Gearhouse Broadcast delivered HD production facilities for the 2014 Asian Games (XVII Asiad), which recently took place in Incheon, South Korea. Working with Mito, for Incheon Host Broadcasting Management, Gearhouse provided complete coverage with 65 cameras across five venues hosting a number of sports including athletics, cricket and badminton. It also supplied 31 super slow-mo […]

Tektronix Video CTO Paul Robinson on defining a roadmap for 4K and IP

October 17, 2014 | Comments Off

Underlining its commitment to providing end-to-end 4K and HEVC solutions for a host of broadcast applications including sports, Tektronix Video used IBC 2014 to highlight the 4K upgrade capability for its WFM/WVR8200 and WFM/WVR8300 waveform monitors and rasterizers. SVG Europe spoke to CTO Paul Robinson about the current pace of 4K adoption and increasing interest […]

DBW Communication’s Stefano Rebecchi talks 3D techniques and challenges

October 16, 2014 | Comments Off

Based in Rome, DBW Communication srl has been providing a wide variety of innovative services for broadcast since 2000. As its founding membership status of the 3D Stereoscopic Group would suggest, the company has been a pioneer of 3D filming, and in this special interview DBW Communication’s Stefano Rebecchi describes the challenges attendant to 3D […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com Job of the Week: Digital Manager, NBA

October 16, 2014 | Comments Off

Every week GlobalSportsJobs.com and SVG Europe join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity in sports broadcast or related disciplines. This week’s (full-time) position is digital manager for the NBA, based in London. The successful candidate will help grow the NBA’s digital operation in Europe, Africa and Middle while also […]

British Touring Cars: Quantel catches the racing bug for engagement opportunities

October 16, 2014 | Comments Off

For its current success in Formula 1 Mercedes stumped up £325m, but putting out a competitive car in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) would set investors back under £600,000. At Brands Hatch on Sunday ITV4 pushed its coverage of all 10 BTCC summer meetings to 230 hours with the support of OB outfit Cloudbass, […]

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