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Live from Wimbledon 2015: ESPN’s Terry Brady discusses distribution boost and extra online content

July 4, 2015 | Comments Off on Live from Wimbledon 2015: ESPN’s Terry Brady discusses distribution boost and extra online content

Currently in its fourth year as the sole US rightsholder at Wimbledon, ESPN has again rolled out a production that mixes world-feed content with a large deployment of unilateral production elements to service the ESPN/ESPN2/ABC linear telecasts, ESPN3 streaming, multi-viewing experience (for DirecTV and other rightsholders), Canada’s TSN, ESPN International rights’ holders, ABC’s Good Morning […]

Live from Wimbledon 2015: NEP Visions’ Brian Clark discusses “continual improvement” to tournament OB services

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Live from Wimbledon 2015: NEP Visions’ Brian Clark discusses “continual improvement” to tournament OB services

Last year witnessed a landmark change in the outside broadcast arrangement for the Wimbledon Championships when NEP Visions took over from SIS LIVE as OB services provider to host broadcaster the BBC. The consensus view that it was an extremely smooth transition, but as Brian Clark – commercial and technical projects director for NEP Visions, […]

Live from Wimbledon 2015: NHK undertakes latest 8K trial

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Live from Wimbledon 2015: NHK undertakes latest 8K trial

The broadcast industry has been keeping a close watch on the development of NHK’s 8K Super Hi-Vision technology for some time now. Following high-profile demos at the London Olympic Games, the Sochi Olympic Games and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, 8K has this week made its debut at the Wimbledon championships with a trial taking place […]

SVG Europe Sit-Down: EVS’ Sébastien Verlaine talks C-Cast success and evolving viewer expectations

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Sit-Down: EVS’ Sébastien Verlaine talks C-Cast success and evolving viewer expectations

In the sports production world, EVS is a name that requires very little introduction, such is the ubiquity of its XT3 hardware platform and solutions such as the IPDirector family of video production management applications in broadcast centres and OB facilities. If anything, the Belgium-based company has assumed an even higher profile worldwide after pursuing […]

SVG Europe Sit-Down: CTV’s Barry Johnstone and Hamish Greig discuss OB market changes, busy summer of sport

July 3, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Sit-Down: CTV’s Barry Johnstone and Hamish Greig discuss OB market changes, busy summer of sport

An integral part of the outside broadcast services landscape since 1986, CTV is a mainstay of the sports production community. Latterly part of Euro Media Group, the company was consequently the subject of an acquisition by a private equity firm when PAI purchased EMG in 2014. SVG Europe sat down with CTV managing director Barry […]

SVG Europe Analysis: EVS Dyvi IT-based switcher from an operational point of view

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Analysis: EVS Dyvi IT-based switcher from an operational point of view

The Dyvi control panel is a key part of the difference between it and traditional switchers. “We are using a new concept of panels,” said Fernando Lopez Cisneros, Business Developer, EVS, at a recent demonstration day for broadcasters organised by Gearhouse Broadcast. The new panels will be available in different lengths, but don’t need more […]

Live from Wimbledon 2015: ACS’ customised camera supply to tournament increases four-fold

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Live from Wimbledon 2015: ACS’ customised camera supply to tournament increases four-fold

In a summer that promises to be its busiest to date, with the Pan Am Games and The Open among its other major commitments, Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) has provided a grand total of 27 cameras and 15 crew members for the duration of this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships. As part of the current AELTC […]

ITN Productions integrates VidiGo Live on FYI Daily entertainment news bulletin workflow

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on ITN Productions integrates VidiGo Live on FYI Daily entertainment news bulletin workflow

VidiGo has provided ITN Productions with an automated, software based live multi camera production that is integrated with their entertainment newsroom system. ITN Productions was looking to create an intuitive and future proof automated workflow for use on its FYI Daily entertainment news bulletins. VidiGo Live Assist was added to ITN Productions’ VidiGo Live integration […]

Eurovision to distribute The Championships, Wimbledon 2015 through to 2017

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Eurovision to distribute The Championships, Wimbledon 2015 through to 2017

Eurovision has won the competitive bid for the distribution of The Championships, Wimbledon – the world’s premier tennis tournament – for 2015-2017 in the wake of its success in distributing the 2012-2014 seasons. The agreement provides for the technical distribution of up to 14 simultaneous HD feeds over Europe as well as multiple feeds to […]

BT Sport prepares augmented reality graphics for UEFA Champions/Europa League

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on BT Sport prepares augmented reality graphics for UEFA Champions/Europa League

BT Sport has selected RT Software to provide augmented reality graphics for the studio coverage of its brand new UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League shows. The news follows the recent announcement that BT Sport will be the new UK home of UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League football from the start of […]

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