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BSI takes Moldovan broadcaster to HD with Snell Kahuna plus routing, infrastructure

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

General Media Group Moldova, Moldova’s largest private broadcaster with three general channels plus a 24/7 news channel, has successfully gone HD across all channels using Snell routing, infrastructure and production switching systems. The Snell equipment was supplied via regional partner, Romtek. The project was handled by systems integrator Broadcast Systems International, and involved integrating multiple […]

FutureSport 2014: World-leading issues, technologies in ultra slo-mo for sports TV

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

World leaders in ultra slo mo for sports television broadcasting including Eric DuFossé, Grass Valley; Sandro Glanzer, slowo.tv; Laurent Petit, EVS; Laurent Renard, I-MOVIX and Martijn Swart, Broadcast Rental, will address the leading-edge issues in sports replay with moderator Philip Stevens (SVG Europe) at FutureSport on December 2 in London. The session title is ‘Ultra […]

RT Software introduces 4K UHD for graphics

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

RT Software has confirmed the availability of 4K UHD in its overlay and sports analysis real time graphics products. Available with immediate effect to selected customers, the solutions have already been proven in TX tests in the UK. “Whilst 4K is in its infancy we have no doubt that it will establish itself over the […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com Job of the Week: Product Manager, deltatre

November 25, 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 broadcasting and related disciplines. This week’s role is a product manager position at sports business solutions provider deltatre, based in the firm’s Manchester, UK, office. The successful candidate will be working primarily on project […]

Further setback for professional users of UK spectrum; Ofcom responds – updated

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off

Having already lost access to large swathes of the 800MHz band, UK programme making and special events (PMSE) spectrum users face another substantial setback with news that communications regulator Ofcom has decided to remove them from the 700MHz band as well. The move could have grave implications for the use of wireless equipment at sports, […]

NewTek appoints worldwide marketing comms vice-president

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Scott Gentry has joined NewTek as vice-president of worldwide marketing communications with responsibilities for corporate and product positioning, branding and identity, public relations, and ensuring continued customer and worldwide growth in market position. “Our goal at NewTek is to revolutionise the way that people create video. With new products like TalkShow and TriCaster Mini we […]

Daimler turns to Riedel for event to introduce first autonomously driven truck

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Daimler deployed Riedel equipment to provide press and guests with their first demonstration of the Mercedes-Benz ‘Future Truck 2025’, the world’s first truck capable of driving autonomously. System integrator XL Video supplied the Riedel MediorNet Modular realtime media network, Artist digital matrix intercom system, and pure fibre cable used for video and audio transport during […]

OBS TV to take on UK outside broadcast market with new 30-camera truck

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off

OBS TV, the UK division of Irish outside broadcast and facility group Observe, is building a new 30-camera channel truck after a year of establishing its place in the marketplace. On the road in 2015 the new OBS2 will be UHD-capable, according to UK Executive Director John Hunt. “Because of the demise of SIS Live […]

LANG enters German broadcast rental market with Grass Valley LDX cameras

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off

LANG AG is expanding its broadcast equipment for the rental market with a suite of camera solutions from Grass Valley. Included in the suite are three LDX Première advanced imaging cameras, three XCU WorldCams and one LDX HiSpeed (LDX HS) 3X super-slow-motion camera along with the companion XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber base station. This is […]

Sky Sports’ Ryder Cup 4K trial ultra-motion replays provided by I-MOVIX X10 UHD

November 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Sky Sports covered the entire week’s action at The Ryder Cup recently as a full production trial for 4K broadcasting. As pat of this ambitious test, Fletcher London provided the I-MOVIX X10 UHD ultra-motion system, which operated during the entire event at 500fps to capture the action at the club head and in the crowd. […]

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