Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe

ATEME partners with Eurovision Services on watermarking trial at WWC

ATEME used last month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France to trial a new watermarking solution with Eurovision Services. The proof-of-concept used BISS-CA, an enhanced, secured standard of the BISS protocol with dynamic rolling keys support for encryption, to help broadcasters in the fight against piracy during a three-day trial at the event. BISS-CA managed […]  More

AMP Visual TV leads UHD-IP research consortium to Eureka recognition

On 19 June, the 4KREPROSYS consortium led by AMP Visual TV won Celtic Next’s Excellence Award for Multimedia. Presented by the next generation telecoms organisation, which is part of the Eureka programme, the award was bestowed for the results of its ‘TV 4K Approach for RF and Remote Control Production’ collaborative R&D programme. 4KREPROSYS offers […]  More

Live from The Open: European Tour Productions hits its stride at Royal Portrush

The 148th Open Championship in 2019 marks the fourth year that European Tour Productions (ETP) has been the television production partner for the Royal & Ancient Golf Club (R&A). ETP is responsible for providing the world feed from the sport’s oldest Championship, which is used by Golf Channel, NBC Sports, Sky Sports, TV Asahi and its […]  More

Live from The Open: BBC Sport captures highlights from the biggest sporting event ever in Northern Ireland

Saturday morning at the 148th Open Championship in Northern Ireland and an Irishman sits proudly on top of the leader board. However, it’s not local crowd favourite Rory McIlroy, who despite shooting a dazzling joint-best round of 65 on Friday was undone by a calamitous opening eight-over-par 79 on Thursday to miss the cut by one […]  More

Live from The Open: World first as Sky Sports debuts volumetric capture innovation

On the first day of The 148th Open at Royal Portrush, Sky Sports introduced what it calls Sky Scope, in which presenter Nick Dougherty demonstrated the golf swings of Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson at The Open Zone in 3D virtual reality, thanks to a brand new volumetric capture process. Working closely in partnership with […]  More