Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Tata Comms, Formula 1 Complete Live 360º-Video Trial at Singapore Grand Prix

Tata Communications and Formula 1 conducted a test of live 360º video at the 2017 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix to show how the F1 racing experience could be augmented for fans worldwide by enabling them to experience the action in and around the circuit almost as if they were there. According to […]  More

Live Sporting Events Drive Akamai Network to New Traffic Record

Akamai Technologies set a new record on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, for the peak level of traffic delivered on its network. At more than 60 Tbps, the number eclipsed the previous record of 47 Tbps set on August 29th, 2017. The new peak was driven by several major events taking place concurrently on top of […]  More

FloSports Launches, Hires Cycling-Vet Ian Dille as Senior Editor

FloSports has launched, a new site dedicated to live and on-demand coverage of competitive cycling. The site will offer fans access to domestic and international races, breaking news, highlights, original documentaries, and more. In tandem with the launch, FloSports announced the hiring of Ian Dille, former professional cyclist and national cycling journalist, as senior editor […]  More

Singapore’s Mediacorp Revamps Multiplatform-Delivery With IBM Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest media company, has completed a digital transformation of its broadcast operations using IBM Hybrid Cloud solutions as part of the move to a new office building in Singapore’s one-north district. The Mediacorp broadcast operations team can now more quickly, seamlessly, and efficiently deliver video and audio content to consumers across different platforms, […]  More

Poker Central, DOUPAI.TV Ink Streaming Deal for World Series of Poke in China

Poker Central and DOUPAI.TV agreed to a multi-year licensing deal to live stream and televise coverage of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event in China. The deal, which runs through 2021, will include live broadcasting of the WSOP Main Event final table and highlight episodes of the WSOP Main Event beginning in Q4 of each year.  More

IBC 2017: Nevion integrates TICO compression into Virtuoso software-defined media node

Add Nevion to the rapidly increasing list of TICO-enabled equipment manufacturers and solution providers. Submitted as SMPTE RDD35, TICO is an advanced, visually lossless compression technology designed to be the standard for moving live content efficiently over IP networks. Nevion is adding TICO capabilities as a media function to its Virtuoso software-defined media node. Virtuoso provides […]  More

IBC 2017: AJA partners up with Avid on New Avid Artist, DNxIV hardware interface for Media Composer

AJA Video Systems has formed a technology partnership with Avid to design and manufacture Avid Artist | DNxIV, a new hardware interface option for Avid Media Composer. The Thunderbolt 3 capture and output device offers the latest 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 I/O connectivity, advanced audio features and 4K/UltraHD support up to 50p/60p frame rates. DNxIV will be […]  More

IBC 2017: DiGiCo launches new DMI-MIC Pre-Amp Card for S-Series mixing consoles

DiGiCo launched a new DMI-MIC Pre-Amp Card for its S-Series digital mixing consoles, offering additional connectivity. The S-Series has already benefitted from an increase from 40 to 48 flexi channels as part of a recent update, and the new DMI-MIC Pre-Amp Card adds an extra eight mic inputs, connected via a 25-way D-sub, using the same […]  More

IBC 2017: Lawo launches new immersive mixing solution with ‘LIME’

Lawo introduced LIME, the Lawo Immersive Mixing Engine, at this year’s IBC show, a solution for mixing and monitoring 3D immersive productions on mc² consoles. The product was developed in close cooperation with New Audio Technology, developer of immersive audio solutions for industrial and end user applications.  More