Recent Posts by David Davies, SVG Europe

IBC2013 Profile: Judy Cheng, director of global marketing, Clear-Com

Last year’s IBC saw the introduction of the revamped, OB-friendly Eclipse intercoms. What has been the “story” of these products in the broadcast community since then? We showed the Eclipse HX Digital Matrix systems for the very first time at IBC2012. Distinguished by high system performance, these intercom systems are ultra-fast, highly intuitive, and larger […]  More

IBC2013 Profile: Henry Goodman, head of sales and marketing, Calrec

Calrec has seen some notable sales into the OB community over the last 12 months. How would you determine your overall progress in this sector? Outside-broadcast trucks are a large part of our target demographic. As a company that manufactures desks tailored for live-to-air broadcast, OB trucks have been one of our influences when designing […]  More

IBC Q&A: Peter Siebert, executive director, DVB Project Office

This is a very significant IBC for Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB). Not only is the industry-led consortium marking its 20th anniversary, but it is also hosting a world-first demo. Based on the DVB-T2 terrestrial transmission standard, a 4K UHDTV service using HEVC encoding and a mobile service are being delivered in a single 8-MHz channel. […]  More

Studer, Riedel announce MediorNet networking integration; Riedel also introduces new AVB interfacing

In further confirmation of the increasing ubiquity of Riedel’s MediorNet real-time signal transport technology, the company has announced the arrival of a dedicated MediorNet expansion card, MN-ST-AL-2, for Studer consoles. The MN-ST-AL-2 card provides two ports, each with redundant interfaces, for connecting Studer mixing consoles via the Studer A-Link protocol to Riedel MediorNet Modular frames. […]  More

IBC Q&A: Henriette S. Sæther, Vimond Media Solutions

First of all, a quick progress report: sports and the second screen. How far have we come, and how far do we have to go to deliver memorable viewer experiences as a matter of course? We believe that creating a complete ecosystem for sports experiences, regardless of screen, is important to engage the audience. We […]  More

IBC Q&A: Mike Ward, Reality Check Systems

Sports-broadcast–wise, what was the big story of the last 12 months for Reality Check Systems? In the last 12 months in Europe, we have been working with Eredivisie and Bundesliga. Eredivisie have a highly sophisticated operation based at a central master-control location, from where all the graphics and production are done. We are working with […]  More

Darcy Lorincz, CEO, Origin Digital

In addition to serving as CEO of Origin Digital, Darcy Lorincz manages the growing effort of parent company Accenture and its Accenture Sports and Live Events. What market trends are you expecting to see at this year’s IBC? There are three trends I’m seeing. Firstly, our practice continues to grow around our operators’ acquiring rights. […]  More

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