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Get In the Hole: Broadcast RF take golf POV to new level at British Masters

  Adapted from an article by Will Strauss for SVG Europe Sky Sports used its coverage of the British Masters golf tournament to trial Hole Cam, a miniature camera system that provided a live feed via RF from inside a golf hole. Installed on the 18th green of the Close House course in Northumberland, the innovation made use of a specially extended cup featuring a modified Domo Tactical Na...


The 2017 Open Championship

  This month saw The Open Championship return to Royal Birkdale Golf Course for the 10th time, marking the competitions 146th edition since its establishment in 1860. Our team arrived on site on Friday 14th July to get everything rigged and ready in advance of the broadcaster rehearsals. It was a huge operation – in conjunction with CTV we supplied six handhelds for ETP, a Steadicam, four N...


A Test Day at Vislink

Over two years ago Vislink brought its first end-to-end 4K UHD encoding/decoding solution to the market, which was used on a live helicopter downlink to obtain the world’s first live 4K video from the air, before being deployed in helicopters for the live broadcast of UEFA EURO 2016. This week they have been conducting the first field tests of the next generation 4K solution: the HCAM, a compact...


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