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ITU to ratify both BBC and Dolby HDR standards

May 28, 2016 | Comments Off on ITU to ratify both BBC and Dolby HDR standards

The persistent question mark hanging over the introduction of High Dynamic Range to the home is about to be settled. The two proposals before standards body the ITU have for a while been thought to be competing for the same prize. With diplomacy fitting of a United Nations agency, the ITU is understood to be […]

Formula One Management and Tata Communications announce F1 VR challenge

May 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Formula One Management and Tata Communications announce F1 VR challenge

Tata Communications, official connectivity provider to Formula 1 and official managed connectivity supplier of the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, is launching the 2016 F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize and unveiling the first challenge of the competition. The aim of the US$50,000 prize is to inspire fans worldwide to harness their technical know-how and passion […]

BT Sport hails UEFA Champions League final as “most social sports broadcast ever”

May 27, 2016 | Comments Off on BT Sport hails UEFA Champions League final as “most social sports broadcast ever”

BT Sport says it is making the 2016 UEFA Champions League final the most social sports broadcast ever by live-streaming the match on YouTube and breaking new ground across social media. The all-Spanish final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid is being shown live on BT Sport, btsport.com and the BT Sport YouTube channel, bringing […]

Canal+ undertakes 360° trial at high-profile boxing match

May 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Canal+ undertakes 360° trial at high-profile boxing match

French broadcasters are exploring the potential of VR, aware that there is a real public interest in this novel way of viewing sport. The latest to trial the 360° technology is Canal+, the pay TV operator, which in partnership with Euro Media installed a Digital Immersion 360° HD camera for the live video recording of […]

Save the Date! SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit to take place in Amsterdam on 8 September

May 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Save the Date! SVG Europe’s Sport Production Summit to take place in Amsterdam on 8 September

Hot on the heels of two successful events in Dublin (SportTech 2016) and Milan (Sky Italia Innovation Summit), SVG Europe has confirmed the dates of its annual summit and awards event taking place in Amsterdam before and during the week of IBC. Traditionally a chance to take stock of new technologies shaping sports broadcasting, as […]

Avid, Genelec sponsoring new Professional Sound Expo at AES Europe convention

May 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Avid, Genelec sponsoring new Professional Sound Expo at AES Europe convention

The AES is introducing the new Professional Sound Expo (PSE), sponsored by Avid and Genelec, at the forthcoming AES Paris Convention, taking place at the Palais des Congrès from June 4-7. As part of the free offerings included with an Exhibits-Plus badge, and also open to premium All Access attendees, the PSE will bring together […]

Audinate announces adoption milestones for Dante AoIP networking solution

May 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Audinate announces adoption milestones for Dante AoIP networking solution

Audinate has confirmed that 300 manufacturers have now adopted Dante, the leading Audio over IP networking solution, and that more than 750 Dante-enabled products are now available worldwide. To celebrate these milestones, Audinate will bring back its popular #DanteEverywhere contest at InfoComm 2016, giving attendees the chance to win a variety of prizes by finding Dante […]

UEFA and GlobalSportsJobs announce innovative ‘behind the scenes’ digital campaign

May 26, 2016 | Comments Off on UEFA and GlobalSportsJobs announce innovative ‘behind the scenes’ digital campaign

As the result of a new collaboration between specialist digital media and talent platform GlobalSportsJobs and European football’s governing body UEFA, professionals wanting to work on some of the world’s biggest sporting events are now able to gain an insight into the numerous roles needed to stage an event like UEFA EURO 2016. Entitled UEFA […]

ATEME’s TITAN Live selected for AB Groupe native 4K channel

May 26, 2016 | Comments Off on ATEME’s TITAN Live selected for AB Groupe native 4K channel

AB Groupe, France’s first independent broadcaster and one of the largest producers in the country with 16 television channels, has selected ATEME’s TITAN Live to broadcast its first native 4K-UHD premium channel. The channel, called Ultra Nature, has been available in France since May 19 and is dedicated to wildlife, discovery, travel and extreme sport. […]

Deluxe to launch software-defined broadcast services for MP & Silva in Singapore

May 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Deluxe to launch software-defined broadcast services for MP & Silva in Singapore

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) has expanded its relationship with MP & Silva, the worldwide specialist in the distribution of TV and media rights, to provide a managed broadcast delivery service that will take European sports properties to viewers in Asia using the public Internet. Starting in June 2016, the Deluxe Broadcast Delivery Network […]

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