Recent Posts by David Davies, SVG Europe

Joined-Up Thinking: Inside the New Generation of Combined Audio, Video Production Systems

Grass Valley’s Kula AV – a multi-format video and audio mixer – was one of the most high profile of several combined AV production systems launched at IBC 2019. Oriented towards more streamlined and space-restricted applications, including remote production, these solutions look set to presage a new generation of integrated systems with extensive video and […]  More

Audio Console Makers Save Space, Boost Flexibility With Virtual Mixing Systems

IBC 2019 confirmed that an increasing number of manufacturers are taking steps to help broadcasters who wish to avoid using a physical audio control surface for certain productions. Calrec and Lawo were among the companies exhibiting systems offering one form or another of virtualization – a trend that is largely attributed to the need to […]  More

New AES Chief Wallaszkovits Discusses Standards, Diversity and Female Executive Leadership

The 146th AES Europe Pro Audio Convention came to Dublin and with it the newly-elected president of the Society, Austrian audio engineer Nadja Wallaszkovits. In January, the quarter-century association of Wallaszkovits with the AES entered a new phase with her ascension to president — the fourth female to hold the office. In this role, she […]  More

ISE 2019 Review: Audio Vendors in Creative Mood as AV Networking Takes Another Step Forward

The latest edition of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam (February 5-8) witnessed a strong creative showing by many of SVG Europe’s audio sponsor companies. Once again, there was no doubting the centrality of ISE to the annual industry calendar, with post-show figures revealing the total number of registered visitors to be 81,268 […]  More

SVG Europe Announces Winners of Sport Production Awards 2018

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that its Advisory Board has determined the winners of the 2018 Sports Production Awards. Presentation of the most hotly contested honours in SVG Europe history will take place at the Sport Production Awards ceremony at Amsterdam’s DeLarMar Theatre on 13 September, immediately following the conclusion of the Sport Production […]  More

ITV Sport’s Paul McNamara on New Camera Positions, Classic Production Values for BAFTA Winning Racing Coverage

The decision by Racecourse Media Group to award free-to-air broadcast rights for UK horse racing to ITV from 2017, ending a long association with Channel 4, was the cause of plenty of fevered industry debate several years back. But the success of the ITV team with its coverage – which now has an established and […]  More

2018 FIFA World Cup: Gearhouse Broadcast configures Red Square studio and IBC facilities for ITV

Gearhouse Broadcast has been commissioned by ITV to supply a range of facilities in Russia for its international football coverage this summer. The rights holder will broadcast live to the UK from its Gearhouse-built studio in Moscow’s Red Square and rely on the production infrastructure that Gearhouse has installed for it inside the International Broadcast […]  More