Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

Editorial Comment: Clear communication in an age of disruption

There can be no doubt that the sports video production business is going through a time of great disruption. Technologies, enablers and platforms such as remote production, 5G, OTT, AR/VR, AI, 8K, immersive audio, HDR and more are jostling for our attention. What could be more ‘game changing’ than the NBA’s recent dive into smartphone-only […]  More

Rugby World Cup: Canon to capture Free Viewpoint 3D video for host highlights

For seven matches of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, Canon will provide highlight footage created by the Free Viewpoint Video System to host broadcaster International Games Broadcast Services (IGBS). These video highlights feature viewpoints and angles not possible with conventional cameras, delivering an experience that is said to “feel like being right on the […]  More

disguise powers giant video display for eSports Championship Series

eSports Championship Series (ECS) Season 7, the latest iteration of the world’s most-watched CS:GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) tournament, took place earlier this year, culminating in a four-day final in June at The SSE Arena, Wembley, London. The 16 groups that started the event were gradually reduced to four teams, which then battled through a knock-out […]  More

European Tour appoints Creative Technology as approved supplier

Creative Technology (CT) first became involved in professional golf over 30 years ago. Since then the company has built its relationship with the European Tour, providing AV technology at numerous tournaments throughout Europe, the Middle East and into Asia and Australia. The CT team has now been appointed an Approved Supplier to the Tour in […]  More