Recent Posts tagged with BSkyB

Fox To Go Live With Premier League Coverage, Studio Show

NFL fans will be treated to a bit of Breakfast with Barclays on Sunday. Fox Sports will kick off its NFC Championship Sunday with the first live regular-season Barclays Premier League soccer match ever to appear on U.S. broadcast television. Although Fox has aired three tape-delayed matches on its single-header NFL Sundays this season, the […]  More

Sony To Add Third 3D Truck to Telegenic Fleet

With interest in 3D gripping Europe, UK OB specialist Telegenic has commissioned Sony Professional to build a third 3D vehicle to join the two dedicated trucks already in operation producing content for BSkyB’s 3D channel. According to Malcolm Robinson, head of Live Production Solutions at Sony Professional, the new truck is going to be exactly […]  More

BSkyB Taps Actus View for Network Monitoring

BSkyB has expanded the transmission-monitoring systems at its broadcast centre and main satellite uplink to improve management of the quality of its broadcasts. The broadcaster installed Actus View this year and has extended this to monitor a total of 72 channels, including the Sky Sports services and ESPN. Based on an enterprise Actus 4 IT […]  More

BSkyB Launches 3D for the Home With Ryder Cup Coverage

Television in the UK has “changed forever,” said BSkyB in introducing 3D for the home. The satellite broadcaster’s new stereoscopic channel builds on services that have been available in more than 1,500 pubs and clubs since April. The launch coincided with the Ryder Cup competition, and Sky reportedly sent all its 3D facilities to Celtic […]  More

IBC 2010: Behind the Curtain(s) of Live 3D Sports Production

3D sports production has exploded in 2010, and attendees of IBC’s sports track on Saturday were treated to a look under the hood with three of the biggest players in the space. Peter Angell, head of the production and programming division for Host Broadcast Services, led off the presentation, followed by Kevin Stolworthy, SVP of […]  More

Grass Valley Gear to Populate BSkyB’s New Broadcast Facility

BSkyB (Sky) has awarded Grass Valley the contract for the key live production tools for its new sustainable broadcast facility in West London. The contract includes 20 LDK 8000 Elite WorldCam multi-format HD cameras and five Kayenne Video Production Centers. Sky’s Harlequin 1 development is a sustainable broadcast facility that will provide studios, technical support, […]  More

Sony NAB Booth Spotlights 3D Sports

Sports production is front and center at the Sony Broadcast booth at NAB. All Mobile Video’s new 53-ft.-long 3D mobile-production unit has a presence there; clients HBS (working on the World Cup in 3D), the Masters golf tournament (which finished up a 3D production on April 11), BSkyB, and ESPN are on hand to discuss […]  More

BSkyB Selects Calrec’s Apollo Console for 3D Truck

Calrec Audio’s Apollo digital console has been chosen to outfit BSkyB’s highly anticipated 3D production truck. The world’s first custom-designed 3D truck will be operated by U.K. outside broadcast outfit Telegenic, and will hit the roads later this spring, as Sky rolls out Europe’s first 3D TV channel. Built by A Smith Great Bentley Ltd., […]  More

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