Recent Posts by David Fox, SVG Europe

SportTech 2019: BBC Sport Goes Social to Engage Younger Audiences

Broadcast TV often finds it difficult to reach younger audiences, particularly in the 16-24 age group. It’s not enough to simply show a match on a big screen to a generation that has grown up with YouTube, instant messaging, and multiple platforms. BBC Sport’s Amy Williams discussed the topic to delegates at SportTech 2019 in […]  More

Digital Disruption Drives a New Breed of Broadcaster

Sports broadcasting is changing. New entrants are putting pressure on traditional broadcasters, rights holders are bypassing broadcasters to engage fans directly, and public service broadcasters are having to re-think how they attract viewers. It’s challenging, but this transformation also offers opportunities, according to a panel session at last week’s BVE conference in London entitled ‘A […]  More

Videogram: Giving Artificial Intelligence a Sporting Chance

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are slowly creeping into sports production in such areas as automated shot selection or highlights compilation, but the challenge of then getting viewers to watch the productions can also be helped by AI. Videogram, a small AI company founded in 2012, is backed by NTT DoCoMo, Samsung and Turner Broadcasting, […]  More