Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

RT Software strikes Pose for tOG-Sports

Realtime 3D broadcast graphics developer RT Software has launched a new Posed Players feature for its tOG-Sports telestration system. Using Posed Players, the tOG-Sports operator can freeze at any point of sporting action and create 3-D posed models of the players to replicate the real camera view in a virtual stadium. It is then just […]  More

ARD, ZDF turn to Fairlight for Sochi audio

German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have chosen Fairlight audio post production systems for their coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Both broadcasters are offering viewers extensive coverage of the games in HD from the International Broadcast Centre and the Mountain Broadcast Centre, using ARD and ZDF’s mobile production unit. The surround-sound […]  More

BVE 2014: New C-Cast Xplore and 4K XT3 from EVS

On stand K05 at next week’s BVE show in London, EVS will present latest solutions for users in the entertainment, media and sports industries. C-Cast Xplore, the new browsing interface, gives broadcasters, producers and editors access to the live multi-cam recording feeds and clips on an XT server from remote sport centres. C-Cast Xplore lets users […]  More

TV2 works with DataMiner to watch over Sochi OTT

Commercial station TV2 Norway is using the DataMiner multi-vendor network management platform for the management of its Sumo OTT services for permanent channels and occasional use at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Following an earlier decision to start the strategic deployment of a DataMiner network management solution at TV2, and to move the operation away from […]  More

Sunset+Vine upgrades camera stock with P2 workflow

Sunset+Vine is the first UK broadcast company to invest in new Panasonic AJ-PX5000 and AJ-HPX270 cameras. Sunset+Vine is an in-house production partner for BT Sport and will use the new cameras on Barclays Premier League and Aviva Premiership Rugby for the broadcaster, as well as on the upcoming Commonwealth Games for the BBC. The new […]  More

United, Sony continue 4K test productions with Dutch League

After successfully completing 4K testing at last year’s Confederation Cup in Brazil, United Outside Broadcast (part of Euro Media Group), Fujifilm Europe and Sony Professional Benelux teamed up for another 4K test production at last month’s Dutch Premier League Football match between Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven. A total of sixteen HD cameras and two […]  More

BeIN Sports rebrands and extends global reach

In 2003 Al Jazeera, the Middle East-based media group, set up a dedicated sports network to televise international sporting events to viewers throughout the Arabian Peninsula. In January 2014, the network was rebranded as beIN Sports and its reach was extended so that it now broadcasts to viewers in France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the USA […]  More