Recent Posts by David Fox, SVG Europe

Westminster Media Forum: Developing the Sports Viewing Experience

Offering a good viewer experience is crucial to retaining eyeballs and turning sports fans into subscribers, but how can we develop that experience in a rapidly changing broadcast environment? That was the theme of a key session at the Westminster Media Forum policy conference on sports broadcasting (February 11, London), where the panel looked at […]  More

Timeline Television Expands to Take Advantage of Remote Possibilities

Over the last 18 months, Timeline Television has increasingly been moving towards more remote production, particularly with SailGP, which opens its second season with racing in Sydney at the end of February. To enable this, Timeline has just opened a new gallery at its base in London, as part of a wider expansion. The upgraded […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: Remote Production in the Real World

Last week’s FutureSPORT 2019 Summit was another record-breaking event for SVG Europe, with over 350 delegates in attendance at Chelsea Football Club in London. A highlight session in a packed day of content was ‘More than just Technology: Remote Production in the Real World’, which was sponsored by Eurovision Services.  More

Videe’s OBX Aims to Redefine the Art of the OB Vehicle

In an era when many production teams prefer the home comforts of remote production, how does an OB truck attract customers? For the independent Italian facilities company Videe, the answer is “a particularly excellent working experience,” said its CEO and co-founder, Paola Montanari.  More

NEP’s Intelligent OB Unit Makes Debut at IBC

At IBC, NEP Group showed a new “intelligent outside broadcast” (iOB) for remote production where the director doesn’t want to be remote, but the production still wants to benefit from the savings of having all the processing done in the cloud. Certainly, in the Netherlands, where NEP developed iOB, directors prefer to be at the […]  More

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