In Broadcast - February 2014 - 6
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Eurosport Teams With SNTV
For News Content
ports video news agency SNTV
has conﬁrmed a landmark deal
The three-year agreement will
see SNTV supply both digital and
television broadcast content for
Eurosport's international channels.
The deal will see SNTV provide
Eurosport with material for its daily
sports news bulletins and regular
SNTV Managing Director Martin
Kay said: "Eurosport has long
been synonymous with offering a
world-class schedule of sporting
events. SNTV is therefore ideally
placed to deliver on their breadth of
programming needs, with excellent
journalism credentials to get them
the story ﬁrst and in a consistently
high quality package."
SNTV provides coverage of
forthcoming major international
events, including the Sochi Winter
Olympics and the FIFA World
Cup, as well as regionally popular
sports which appeal to Eurosport's
unrivalled Pan-European audiences.
The agreement also includes SNTV
digital content for online platforms,
delivered to meet Eurosport's
extensive digital portfolio of
websites and apps. SNTV provides
its clients with well over 6,000 digital
video clips per year.
SNTV's HD offering will further
strengthen Eurosport's depth of
coverage on both its Eurosport and
SNTV will provide Eurosport
with material for its daily
Eurosport 2 channels.
SNTV's delivery of premium video
content will feature prominently
on the Eurosportnews channel,
broadcast in nearly 50 countries
across Africa, Asia, Europe and
the Middle East.
Fujifilm Optical Supports Winter Games
ujiﬁlm's Optical Division will have
on-site technical support staff
at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
in Sochi, Russia.
Fujiﬁlm's optical devices division
Fujinon is a major supplier of lens
technology to the event.
The wide array and quantity of
exceptional high-deﬁnition lenses
to be employed include; Long HD
EFP telephoto lens XA88x8.8BESMTK; Long HD EFP telephoto lens
XA101x8.9BESM-TK; HD EFP
telephoto lens HA42x9.7BERD-U;
HD ENG Wide angle lens
The range will be utilised by
several major European and
Russian outside broadcasters.
A team of Fujinon Technical Engineers
will be at the 2014 Winter Olympics
for the entire duration of the event in
order to provide onsite
of a kind
to all of
events around the Globe
and broadcasters and production
companies can contact the
Technical Service Centre if they
should have any service or
maintenance related issues.
fter the successful integration
of its Greek platform, Euronews,
the most-watched news channel
in Europe, selected BCE for the
installation of its new bureau in
BCE worked on both IT and
broadcast integration including
sound editing and mixing studios
and telecom links from the new
infrastructure to Euronews head
ofﬁce based in Lyon (France).
As for the Greek site, BCE will
ensure the 24/7 monitoring from its
NOC (Network Operation Centre)
"This new project with Euronews
conﬁrms BCE expertise in system
integration for IT and broadcast,"
said Jean-Alain Jachiet, Head of
System Telecom and Network
Solutions at BCE.
Hungarian is Euronews' thirteenth
language service; it is the second
Euronews service to be produced
entirely in the home country of a
language after Euronews Greek.
Cécile Leveaux, Euronews CTO,
said: "Euronews has been working
GER / USA: German public
broadcasters ZDF and ARD
have opted for Avid systems to
drive operational efficiencies
at the 2014 Winter Games.
Av i d 's c o n t e n t c re a t i o n ,
management and distribution
solutions will power the live
production infrastructure for
ZDF's and ARD's shared German
television coverage of the Winter
Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
At the heart of the production
workflow is Avid's production
asset manager and shared
Dejero Tx At
RUS / CAN: Dejero has offered
a range of premium on-location
services in Sochi, Russia.
Dejero provided customers
that signed up for Sochi support
services access to two private,
fully licensed Wi-Fi hotspots.
The private Wi-Fi links at both
locations will assure strong and
reliable uplink connectivity for
broadcasters to transmit highquality, low-latency HD and SD video.
Dejero will also provide 24/7 onsite technical support.
Fujiﬁlm will employ the
Long HDEFP telephoto lens
XA101x8.9BESM-TK at the games
The 2014 Winter Olympics is held
at the winter resort Sotchi in Russia
from February 6 to 23, 2014.
BCE Installs Euronews Hungary Bureau
with BCE for several years now
and our co-operation has always
S h e a d d e d t h a t B C E 's
participation in the creation of the
Hungarian ofﬁce followed on from
the successful opening of the Greek
ofﬁce in Athens. "BCE knows our
needs and we are entirely satisﬁed
with their technical skills and knowhow," she said.
Euronews provides rolling
coverage of world news in
Euronews reaches some 400
million homes in 155 countries, and
offers websites, mobile applications,
smart TV and radio.
SWE: Two European broadcasters
have installed the ChyronHego
GS2 Multi-Touch platform.
Canal+ France has employed
the technology during its magazine
shows for its Ligue 1 French
National Football coverage.
In partnership with Opta,
Canal+ is incorporating advanced
interactive sports statistics.
Viasat Norway is using the
solution on its Champions
League football magazine show.
The touchscreen technology
integrates with league data provided
Analytical TV App
USA: Bloomberg Sports has
announced a partnership with
multiplatform fan engagement
O n e Tw o S e e .
The partnership will focus on
creating display formats that render
engaging data and graphics alongside
a traditional sports broadcast.
The app will complement the
sports telecast with interactive
content that develops in real-time.