Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

Sky Racing bets on Lawo VSM IP Broadcast for workflow control

Professional Audio & Television in close co-operation with Sky Racing Australia (Tabcorp) have revealed the roll out of Lawo’s Virtual Studio Manager (VSM) in Sky Racing’s Sydney and Melbourne sites. Sky Racing is a world leader in multi-venue, multi-channel broadcasting of Australian thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing, telecasting more than 80,000 races each year to […]  More

Simon Fell joins DTG as new independent chair

Simon Fell, most recently director of Technology & Innovation at the EBU, has joined the Digital Television Group (DTG) as its independent chair. Fell, whose career across IT, online and broadcast media, telecoms and airport technology spans five decades takes over from Dr David Docherty OBE, who steps down after 10 years in the post. […]  More

Broadcast Rental on the move for live broadcasts of first papal visit to UAE

Pope Francis spent two days in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week. The journey was historic, as this was the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula. The visit needed to be recorded in all possible ways. For the live broadcasts on 4 and 5 February, Broadcast Rental supplied 13 DTC OBTX & AEON transmitters, 13 DTC […]  More

EBU publishes new spec for video-over-IP facilities

The EBU has published a specification – EBU Tech 3371 – laying out the minimum requirements needed in a video-over-IP broadcast facility to support SMPTE ST 2110 standard production equipment. The EBU said it created EBU Tech 3371 to help broadcasters build complete IP-based facilities. When system architects at broadcasters around the world began to […]  More

Ion Solutions partners with Absen and Vizrt for RTÉ News Studio 3 upgrade

Irish-owned Ion Solutions, a specialist provider of audio-visual solutions to companies nationwide and across the world, has designed and installed state-of-the-art technology in the RTÉ News studio. RTÉ is Ireland’s national public service broadcaster, and its main news studio is home to the Six One News, Nine O’Clock News, One O’Clock News, News with Signing, […]  More

Football Summit 2019: EVS heads full deck of sponsors as registration deadline looms

EVS EMEA senior vice president Marc Caeymaex will lead off SVG Europe’s Football Summit in Paris on 28 February as Title Sponsor for the event. The Football Summit will take place at Stade de France in Paris. Registration for the conference will close this Thursday, 14 February. Along with the EVS Title Sponsorship, we are […]  More

BT Media & Broadcast enhances UHD portfolio with NTT and Garland

Live UHD TV OB delivery specialist BT Media & Broadcast has expanded its capacity by adopting NTT Electonics’ HEVC technology, with the assistance of Garland. BT’s Media & Broadcast division provides video, audio and data transmission solutions to those transmitting content. It supports the digital workflow needed to get content from the camera to the […]  More