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Calrec installs Neumann 5.1 surround system at Hebden Bridge, UK HQ

October 24, 2014 | Comments Off

To allow its clients to accurately experience the quality of Calrec’s broadcast consoles, the Hebden Bridge, UK-based manufacturer ordered a full Neumann 5.1 surround sound system (expandable to 7.1), which comprises three KH310, two KH120 and a KH810 sub. The configuration was installed by Nick Pemberton, market sevelopment manager – professional systems at Sennheiser UK, […]

SVG Europe FutureSport 2014: Calrec, Clear-Com, Telos Alliance to discuss the audio-over-IP revolution

October 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Technological convergence is the name of the game, and for broadcast sound this spells more powerful networks and heightened versatility resulting from audio-over-IP technologies. The topic will be at the heart of a panel debate set to take place during SVG Europe’s FutureSport summit at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London, on 2 December. The fact that […]

Estonia Public Broadcasting upgrades OB van with Harman Studer Vista 5 M3

October 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Estonia Public Broadcasting recently upgraded its OB van with a Harman Studer Vista 5 M3 digital console. Sold through ProMedia Inc, Studer’s Estonia distributor, the Vista 5 M3 is being used to mix all audio through EPB’s OB van. The console is also complemented with Studer’s Vista FX engine, a 2U chassis that offers Lexicon […]

Canon launches next generation of Cinema EOS pro video camera

October 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Canon has expanded its Cinema EOS System with the launch of the EOS C100 Mark II, its latest large sensor professional video camera for single operators. Building on the success of the EOS C100, the EOS C100 Mark II offers a comprehensively upgraded package, delivering improved image quality and greater creative flexibility alongside easier operation […]

Consortium concept sees Exora expand broadcast services capability

October 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Switzerland-based Exora has a strategic position in the heart of European broadcast services. The company provides a host of broadcast resources and expertise for sports and entertainment events, working both on central European commitments and in Italy for the personalisation of programming transmitted by RAI, Sky and Mediaset. The company owns four OB vans and […]

Live from SMPTE: Ethernet-based live production makes gains

October 22, 2014 | Comments Off

The limitations and potential of IP-based live production were front and centre during the opening morning of SMPTE’s 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Hollywood, CA. Ken Buttle, principle engineer/architect at Miranda Technologies and lead architect at Grass Valley, laid out the benefits of going IP. They include physical simplicity of the network, flexibility […]

GlobalSportsJobs.com Job of the Week: Product Owner, Sky Sports

October 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Every week SVG Europe and GlobalSportsJobs.com join forces to bring you details of a new, much sought-after employment opportunity in sports broadcast and related disciplines. This week’s role is a full-time position as product owner at Sky Sports, based at the broadcaster’s operation in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK. Sky Sports’ digital products are the number […]

SVG-produced Mark Schubin webinar to focus on IBC innovations

October 22, 2014 | Comments Off

TV technology expert and writer Mark Schubin will present an eclectic view of IBC 2014 during a free webinar, produced by SVG and taking place on Wednesday 30 October from 9-10am PDT / 12-1pm EDT. On exhibit floors that had products ranging from 8K cameras to automatic captioning, why were many visitors excited about Skype? […]

Live from SMPTE: assessing the potential of object-based audio

October 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Object-based audio continues to gain interest as a next-generation format both in the movie theater and the home viewing environment. But it is often difficult for broadcasters to understand just what the implications are for not only their operations but also their viewers (and listeners). Robert Bleidt, general manager of Fraunhofer USA Digital Media Technologies, […]

Live from SMPTE: Netflix embraces IMF for format interoperability

October 22, 2014 | Comments Off

Christopher Fetner, Netflix director of content partner operations, made the strong case for SMPTE’s IMF (Interoperable Master Format) for a content creation and distribution industry facing a vast amount of change and uncertainty. But with IMF studios and others can more easily meet the needs of an ever-growing landscape of formats and deliverables without creating […]

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