Recent Posts by Amber Fisher

The Rugby Football League launches US Rugby Sevens Major League

The Rugby Football League (RFL), a newly formed US company, has launched the first-ever US Rugby Sevens Major League, which will see international male players battle it out against US players for record-breaking prize money. Kicking off in October 2022 in Las Vegas, the RFL aspires to create a genuinely new fan experience by combining […]  More

Vodafone TV launches in Germany as it continues to grow with Kaltura

Kaltura has announced that its Kaltura TV platform is powering the expansion of Vodafone TV into new markets. Vodafone TV is a multi-tenant cloud TV service, with nine operations, currently serving over two million subscribers worldwide, with Germany being Vodafone TV’s most recent launch. The German launch follows earlier Vodafone TV launches in Hungary and […]  More

Caton Technology adds two new switchable encoder-decoder appliances

Caton Technology has further extended its solutions with two new switchable encoder-decoder appliances. The new appliances are designed to deliver securely encrypted, high value content over any IP network, using the Caton Transport Protocols (CTP) and other industry protocols. Major content creators, broadcasters and service providers in more than 60 countries worldwide are already using […]  More

Fujifilm launches new 4k lens and zoom rate demand unit

Fujifilm has launched the Fujifilm UA107x8.4, a 4K-compatible broadcast lens equipped with a new image-stabilisation mechanism and customisation capabilities, and the zoom rate demand unit Fujinon ERD-50A, featuring a large LCD panel. The UA107x8.4 is a 107x zoom model with a newly redesigned image-stabilisation mechanism that makes 4K video-shooting that bit easier when combined with […]  More

Pitt Athletics employ Riedel for campus-wide communication system

The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has employed a campus-wide communication system that consists of Riedel’s Artist, Bolero, and SmartPanels. The system supports flexible communications and audio transport for live broadcast production of Pitt Athletics events on the ACC Network for ESPN. The decentralised wired and wireless intercom systems enable clear, reliable communications […]  More

BFI selects Red Bee for audio description and captioning at key film festivals

The British Film Institute (BFI) selected global media services company Red Bee Media as its official access services provider for two major film festivals in 2021. Red Bee delivered audio description and captioning for the 2021 BFI Flare Festival and provided similar support for the BFI London Film Festival from 6 to 17 October 2021. […]  More

FloSports expands rugby programming with US broadcast of the Autumn Nations Series

FloSports has announced that the company will exclusively live stream elite international rugby tournament, the Autumn Nations Series, in the United States through its FloRugby platform and FloSports app. London-based Pitch International negotiated the deal with FloSports on behalf of the Six Nations, which now market all Six Unions media rights. The addition of the […]  More

Sky Production Services achieves DPP committed to sustainability mark

DPP, the media industry’s business network, has awarded Sky Production Services (SPS) with the DPP committed to sustainability mark, scoring the company the maximum five out of five leaves on the DPP committed to sustainability survey. This achievement allows the SPS, along with Sky and Sky Sport, to join the DPP committed to sustainability programme, […]  More

Shortlist revealed for the 2021 Rise Awards

The award-winning advocacy group for women in the broadcast media technology sector, Rise, has revealed its shortlist for the Rise Awards 2021. The judges saw a selection of global nominations from women in a variety of roles across the industry in several categories including this year’s three new categories, company award for investment in women, […]  More

Blackbird enables cloud native functionality and drives efficiencies for video companies

Blackbird has launched a core technology licensing solution, ‘Powered by Blackbird’, to enable advanced cloud native functionality and drive major efficiencies for video companies. The news comes after the company announced a five year technology licensing deal with a global broadcast company last month. Blackbird provides unique, multi-patented cloud native video technology. Designed specifically for […]  More