Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

New study: over 820 UHD channels by 2025

NSR’s new study, ‘UltraHD via Satellite, 2nd Edition’, forecasts over 820 channels of UltraHD content via satellite by 2025. With Direct to Home (DTH) leading the way, this next generation technology will not only lead to higher ARPUs but also greater customer retention, according to NSR. By 2025, all regions will see some UltraHD content […]  More

Plura acquires Alpermann+Velte

Plura has announces the acquisition of Alpermann+Velte, a manufacturer of timecode products, production timers and studio clock systems for digital broadcast and production environments. Effective immediately, Plura will sell Alpermann+Velte products worldwide alongside its existing portfolio of studio and portable video monitors, test and measurement equipment and software and graphics generators — extending Plura’s reach across […]  More

Marquis Broadcast to introduce Project Parking for Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl storage

Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has announced the introduction of Project Parking for Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl Deep Storage Appliance. The integrated solution now allows permanent deep archive or transfer of Avid projects. “Our edit shared storage management software, Project Parking, provides tools to analyse, manage and optimise Avid online shared […]  More

Tedial to launch Media Exchange Platform (MEP)

Spanish MAM technology specialist Tedial is unveiling its new Media Exchange Platform (MEP) at IBC. The multi-screen explosion means that broadcasters and telcos are faced with an unprecedented and often unpredictable increase in the amount of media they have to exchange with each other. These exchanges take place during the production and post production processes […]  More

Michael Owen signs with Racing UK

Michael Owen has signed a two-year deal with Racing UK (Sky 432/Virgin 536/UPC 411/Freeview 231) to act as an ambassador and regular contributor to the specialist horseracing broadcaster. Owen is a renowned horseracing enthusiast, who owns and manages Manor House Stables, a Cheshire training yard with 90 thoroughbreds, including the top-class Royal Ascot winner, Brown […]  More

TMD strengthens its senior management team

Asset management and workflow specialist TMD has restructured its senior management team. The changes are designed to create greater agility in both delivering major projects and developing new products aligned with developments in digital asset management and media archiving. Carlton Smith, currently TMD’s chief technology officer, is to take up the newly-created position of chief […]  More

Audio Network boosts European TV team

Audio Network, the international music company specialising in music for film, television and video has announced a series of promotions and new appointments to strengthen its European TV team, as well as the opening of a new office in Manchester. Lina Tebbs, formerly head of Creative and Sync at the company, has been promoted to the […]  More