Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

Riedel systems drive integrated comms at Paris La Défense Arena

Riedel Communications’ MediorNet real-time media network, Artist digital matrix intercom and Bolero wireless intercom are providing a signal routing and communications backbone for Paris La Défense Arena, a showpiece domed stadium located in the famous La Défense business area west of Paris. MediorNet provides integrated, decentralised and redundant signal distribution and processing throughout the 40,000-seat […]  More

Eurovision Sport extends Tour de France with ASO and La Vuelta with Unipublic

Eurovision Sport and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have extended their media rights agreement for the Tour de France through to 2025. In addition, Eurovision Sport has extended its agreement with Unipublic, a subsidiary of ASO, for the Vuelta a España, again through to 2025. The Tour de France will be available to audiences in 54 […]  More

NEP prepares for summer of sports with Grass Valley kit investment

Gearing up for a strong year of premier live sporting events, NEP Europe has augmented its production capability with a number of Grass Valley live IP production pieces. At the core of the expansion are nearly 60 new Grass Valley LDX 86N cameras. The new cameras feature Grass Valley’s built-in DirectIP capability, which was developed […]  More

Football Summit 2020: Speakers confirmed for ‘Production on a Budget’

SVG Europe is delighted to announce that FC Porto, Gravity Media and Mediahaus Austria will be represented on a ‘Hitting the Target: Football Production on a Budget’ panel discussion at Football Summit in Berlin on 31 March. Moderated by SVG Europe editorial director Fergal Ringrose, the session will feature Wolfgang Angermüller, Mediahaus, CEO; David Marques, […]  More

SVG Europe Women: Tech skills shortage presents major challenge for broadcasters

Maybe broadcast engineering was never that fashionable as a career option, but it definitely isn’t sexy these days. In an age of blogging and selfies, the technical crew behind every TV production appear to school leavers to be firmly out of sight and out of mind. School leavers are not interested – especially girls. It’s […]  More

ROH chooses Leader rasterisers for technical control gallery

Leader Europe has provided two LV7300 rasterising waveform monitors to the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden. They were chosen as part of an extensive UHD/HDR upgrade carried out to the facilities used to relay stage performances for live viewing by cinema audiences in Europe and for distribution to other venues around the world. […]  More