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4K stitching: a first for the Parc des Princes

October 31, 2014 | Comments Off

While the PSG ‘’Qataris’’ (the Parisian Football Club is owned by Qatari shareholders) were playing against Monaco recently, Sony’s pro department and the services provider Euro Media France carried out trials  of a new 4K technology: the 4K stitching system to be exact. Stitching consists of assembling footage from  two (or more) cameras to create […]

EVS collaborates with Mediapro for innovative El Clasico production

October 31, 2014 | Comments Off

EVS has announced details of a collaboration with Mediapro for cutting-edge live production for El Clásico. During the latest El Clásico football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona, the host broadcaster used 27 cameras, 4K technology and instant multi-angle review. The match was broadcast to over 400 million viewers in more than 100 […]

Start-up broadcaster UTV Ireland turns to Pixel Power for branding graphics

October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

Pixel Power is to supply two BrandMaster branding switchers to UTV in Belfast, for its new Broadcast Centre. UTV already uses BrandMasters and other Pixel Power graphics systems for its existing services to Northern Ireland as part of the ITV network, and is carrying the same technology platform over to its new channel UTV Ireland […]

Insight and opportunity on the menu for IABM’s annual international conference

October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

IABM is hosting its Annual International Business Conference & Awards on 4-5 December at the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Heathrow, London – just two days after SVG Europe’s FutureSport Summit at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London December 2. The IABM conference is the premier event of the year that brings together leading figures from the […]

European and AsiaPac broadcasters unite in call to safeguard future broadcast spectrum

October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

Leaders of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) have demanded global action to protect spectrum to guarantee the future of broadcasting. The call was made on the closing day of the 50th Anniversary Annual Assembly of the ABU (28 October) which was hosted in Macau by the public service broadcaster […]

Guest Comment: The IP evolution of live sports production, by Streamstar CEO Rado Toth

October 29, 2014 | Comments Off

We are living in exciting times for sports broadcasting, with new technology able to reach a wider fan base and offer coverage of a greater variety of sports than ever before, writes Streamstar CEO Rado Toth. There’s increasing demand for multi-camera live productions of the highest quality from both club owners and fans alike, while […]

HD+ Germany joins Free TV Alliance

October 29, 2014 | Comments Off

German free-to-air satellite TV provider HD+ has agreed to join the Free TV Alliance, a group formed at IBC 2014 aiming to standardise satellite TV services and technologies in Europe. Founding members in Amsterdam were Fransat France, Freesat UK and TivuSat from Italy. “HD+ is proud to be joining the FreeTV Alliance as we believe […]

News 7 India goes HD with EVS

October 29, 2014 | Comments Off

Pramaya TV, part of India’s Summa Real Media Group, has selected a high definition news workflow from EVS for its News 7 news channel. “We wanted to ensure that we are geared for the evolving broadcast landscape,” said Sachidanand Singh, technical consultant at Summa Real Media Group. “EVS technology gives us the tools to facilitate […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com Job of the Week: Head of CRM/Email Marketing, Keller Sports

October 29, 2014 | Comments Off

Every week GlobalSportsJobs.com and SVG Europe join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity. This week’s position is a full-time role as head of CRM/email marketing at Keller Sports, based in Munich, Germany. Keller Sports GmbH is a European-wide online shop offering tennis, running and fitness equipment. The company’s aim […]

Avid Everywhere for AMC Networks Budapest

October 28, 2014 | Comments Off

AMC Networks International – Central Europe has implemented a content creation to distribution workflow powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform. Headquartered in Budapest, AMC Networks International – Central Europe (AMCNI – Central Europe) produces thousands of hours of original sports, news and entertainment programming for millions of viewers in the Central European region. It also […]

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