Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

Geoff Stedman joins Quantum as SVP StorNext

Geoff Stedman has joined Quantum Corporation in a newly created position of senior vice president, StorNext solutions. Stedman has a broad range of storage experience and has held a number of executive roles in the area, perhaps most notably at Omneon and Harmonic. Stedman’s appointment follows the recent introduction of StorNext 5, a re-architected scale-out […]  More

Supponor link-up extends La Liga billboard rights

Digital Billboard Replacement specialist Supponor has extended its deal to bring guaranteed targeted pitch-side advertising to global audiences from some of the key games in Spain’s La Liga BBVA. Supponor’s technology DBRLive has advanced the perimeter advertising model by connecting global sport and local audiences. TV viewers watching the same game live in different countries […]  More

DigiTurk makes upgrade with Grass Valley mix

Turkish satellite television provider Digiturk will be expanding its broadcast facility and improving current infrastructure with the addition of a new Grass Valley Trinix NXT 192×192 video routing switcher, Apex Plus 384×384 audio routing switcher, a Maestro master control system and Jupiter routing switcher control. “We have been a Grass Valley customer for many years […]  More

Ross Video acquires Automated Data Systems (ADS)

Ross Video has taken another step into the newsroom market with the acquisition of Automated Data Systems (ADS) of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA. ADS is best known for EZNews, a newsroom editorial system used by television journalists to produce newscasts, and includes features like script writing, teleprompting and graphics automation. Ross will continue to support […]  More

One week to go: Football Production leaders to gather in Paris March 18

Stade de France is the venue for SVG Europe’s high-level Football Production Summit next week. Keynoted by Dan Miodownik of HBS, other key speakers include Ignacio Arrola Albarracin from Mediapro/La Liga, Francois-Charlies Bideaux of Canal+, Sky Italia’s Ricardo Botta, NEP Visions’ Brian Clark, dock10 CTO Paul Clennell, UEFA’s Nicolas Deal, Carlo De Marchis of Deltatre […]  More

Airfilms Productions extends coverage reach with Cobham Nano HD transmitter

Dutch aerial imaging production house Airfilms Productions has deployed Cobham Broadcast’s Nano HD transmitter for a range of high profile events in the Middle East. Cobham Broadcast is an RF specialist company dedicated to technology that will transmit and receive images and information in difficult environments. Its ultra-miniature Nano HD is an HD digital video […]  More

Neptun TV Romania builds for HD future with Playbox Technology

Romanian broadcaster Neptun TV has completed a large system expansion involving Playbox Technology. Executive manager Dan Dumitro said “PlayBox Technology has worked with us as a partner for many years and was there at every important step we made in developing our production and playout infrastructure. In our first few years of operation we expanded […]  More

Vizrt signs definitive deal for Mosart Medialab acquisition

Further to initial announcement last November, Vizrt has now completed its financial and legal due diligence and has reached a definitive share purchase agreement with the shareholders of Mosart Medialab (Mosart). The agreement with shareholders — TV2 Gruppen, Mads Grønbæk, John Kjellevold and Morten Larsen (holding 77.2%, 17.0%, 5.5% and 0.3% of the shares in […]  More

RTVE, 13TV and Medialuso work with LiveU across Spain and Portugal

LiveU has achieved a range of deployments across Spain and Portugal in 2013 with 2014 looking equally promising. Spanish broadcasters RTVE and 13TV, and Medialuso in Portugal, have all deployed LiveU technology to bring live coverage to viewers. RTVE chose LiveU’s technology as part of an overall selection process for its España Directo programme. LiveU […]  More