Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

Gallery and Jigsaw24 aid BBC Springwatch with bespoke cloud workflow

Jigsaw24 has designed and deployed an innovative cloud production solution to help the popular BBC series Springwatch continue to keep fans entertained despite the coronavirus crisis. The companies enabled the broadcaster to overcome challenges posed by the pandemic, such as needing to process footage from multiple cameras in the field at locations across the UK […]  More

DPG Media launches digital channel with Qvest.Cloud playout

From print to the first 24/7 news channel in Flanders almost overnight: with cloud-based Q.Air playout, based on Qvest Media’s multicloud management platform Qvest.Cloud, Belgian media company DPG Media’s daily newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws (HLN) has launched its new HLN Live digital channel in record time. Q.Air is orchestrated with the multicloud management platform Qvest.Cloud […]  More

Horse racing re-start: ITV Sport leads the way with NEP facility support

A programme of 21 races headlined by the first Classic races of the Flat season was broadcast by ITV last weekend, as live sport returned to UK free-to-air television. Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani led the coverage from 5-7 June, featuring the Qipco 2,000 and 1,000 Guineas with live races from Lingfield, Newcastle and Newmarket. […]  More

SMPTE releases multiple revisions to IMF standards documents

SMPTE has introduced a series of revisions to the SMPTE Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standards documents (SMPTE ST 2067) to ensure compliant implementation, bring additional features to the IMF system, address conflicts among various provisions, and improve consistency for end users. The revisions address results from IMF Plugfests, as well as feedback from implementers and […]  More

Yahsat’s government division deploys AI-powered DataMiner platform

Skyline Communications has announced that Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), the government arm of the UAE-based satellite services operator, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, has deployed its DataMiner platform to manage and control some of its networks. With a unique space and ground infrastructure, Yahsat is continuously innovating its service offerings and constantly transitioning towards new […]  More