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IABM grows membership ahead of IBC

July 23, 2014 | Comments Off

The IABM has seen a significant increase in new membership this year with 22 companies joining in the last six months. Already representing more than 80% of the value of the global broadcast technology market, the new membership shows a shift in focus, from traditional broadcast technology to the connected world and media sectors. The […]

TV2000 takes Dalet to the Vatican

July 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Religious broadcaster TV2000 has deployed Dalet News Suite for news production, broadcasting and web publication and Dalet Media Life to manage programme preparation. The solutions share the same Dalet MAM platform to manage media and metadata across different workflows, offering task-specific tools tailored to production needs. TV2000 is Italy’s primary television channel for news relating […]

Action camera market to reach nine million units in 2018 says Futuresource Consulting

July 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Worldwide demand for action cameras reached almost five million units in 2013 — which represented annual growth of 47% — and is on track to reach nine million units in 2018, according to research from Futuresource Consulting. “The USA and UK shared 46% of worldwide demand last year, a drop of 4% share from the […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com Job of the Week: Publishing and Production Manager, UK Anti-Doping

July 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Every week GlobalSportsJobs.com and SVG Europe collaborate to bring readers details of a sought-after employment opportunity. This week’s role is Publishing and Production Manager at London-based organisation UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). The successful application will be required to develop, implement and evaluate on- and off-line communications and educational platforms, channels, outputs and events to increase awareness […]

SVG Europe and IMG Media announce Sport Facility Tour and Conference for October 10

July 22, 2014 | Comments Off

With a busy programme of annual events including FutureSport and Sport Production Summit, SVG Europe has rapidly become Europe’s leading producer of sports broadcast technology summits. Now it announces plans for a new-format Sport Facility Tour and Conference event to be coproduced by IMG – the largest independent producer of sports programming in the world. […]

Orad contributes to France NRJ HITS’ groundbreaking Ultra HD test project

July 22, 2014 | Comments Off

France NRJ HITS implemented Orad’s broadcast graphics solutions to manage the channel branding and image conversion for its Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) Broadcast programme. Four times richer in details than high definition, NRJ HITS broadcast for the first time on July 1, 2014 in Ultra HD on the Paris DTT network. The test broadcast […]

CTV OB 11 on the road with Axon Cerebrum

July 21, 2014 | Comments Off

CTV’s new 4K-capable OB11 truck, commissioned to work on a recently renewed cricket contract with Sky Sports, supports 28 cameras and can accommodate 34 production staff. The 3Gbps unit is supported by Axon’s Cerebrum monitoring and control software and its Synapse signal processing equipment. One of the Synapse modules in use is the GDV080, a […]

Calrec consoles drive audio for BBC Sport during World Cup coverage

July 21, 2014 | Comments Off

The BBC relied on Calrec Audio’s digital audio consoles during its coverage of the FIFA World Cup beginning in June. The broadcaster used a combination of three rented consoles to mix the audio in Brazil for transmissions in the UK. At the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Rio de Janeiro, two 24-fader Artemis Light consoles […]

Gearhouse Broadcast owner Gravity Media Group acquires ACTIS HF

July 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Gravity Media Group, owner of worldwide broadcast services specialist Gearhouse Broadcast, has announced the acquisition of ACTIS HF, a French radio frequency (RF) transmission specialist. ACTIS will remain at its Paris base and form the foundation for the development of a broader broadcast rental, sales and systems integration offering to French and French speaking customers, […]

SVG Europe launches SportTech Live@IBC2014 exhibitor blog

July 21, 2014 | Comments Off

IBC 2014 is less than two months away and this year’s show is once again shaping up to be an impressive showcase of the latest sports-production technology that vendors from around the globe have to offer. In order to keep up with all the happenings leading up to the show, SVG Europe and SVG Americas […]

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