Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

IBC 2019: Sony to address market challenges and adding value to workflows

Sony will return to IBC 2019 to showcase its latest portfolio of products and services that are designed to help customers create efficiencies, increase ROI and empower them to ‘Go Make Tomorrow’. “Our industry has undergone a significant transformation over the past 12 months, fuelled by the continued growth of cloud technologies and services, virtualisation […]  More

Qatar Goodwood Festival to be broadcast globally including first-timers NBC, Network 10 and CBC

Some of the most recognisable TV networks in the world will broadcast this week’s Qatar ‘Glorious’ Goodwood Festival, including, for the first time, NBC in the US, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Network 10 in Australia. Racecourse Media Group (RMG), the UK-based media rights organisation which produces and distributes top-class horseracing around the world, and […]  More

DVS’ Superloupe slows down the action at Tour de France 2019

The Tour de France is moving in slow motion this year using Superloupe cameras from Digital Video Sud (DVS), part of Euro Media Group. Working with host broadcaster France Télévisions, DVS is supplying a number of cameras for the race. This includes its new SuperloupeRF On-Board camera, significantly improved compared to the version used during […]  More

Gearhouse Broadcast France appoints Delphine Criscione as technical director

Gearhouse Broadcast France has announced it has appointed Delphine Criscione as its technical director. Criscione will oversee all the technical aspects of the French division of the company, as well as Gearhouse’s specialist RF department and its popular flyaway systems. Criscione brings 17 years of industry experience to the role. She joins Gearhouse from Euromedia, […]  More

Lawo expands executive management board

Lawo has announced the expansion of its executive management board. Effective since 15 July 2019, Jamie Dunn now serves as Lawo’s chief commercial officer, and Phil Myers has been appointed chief technology officer. Both are joining CFO and director of the executive board, Claudia Nowak, COO Ulrich Schnabl, CSCO Christian Lukic and CEO Philipp Lawo, […]  More

CenturyLink announces expansion of its US fibre network and plans for phase two in Europe

CenturyLink is expanding the company’s intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fibre, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fibre network in North America. The second phase of this expansion will include areas in Europe and will be completed by early 2021. “Our newly built intercity fibre network, created with the latest optical technology, is another […]  More

EBU members report climbing audiences for Tour de France coverage

The Tour de France is reporting high audience figures according to member broadcasters of the EBU. The 2019 Tour de France is being hailed as one of the most exciting editions since the end of the 1980s, with particular excitement during the two Pyrenees stages on Saturday 20 July (Tarbes – Tourmalet Barèges) and Sunday […]  More

IBC 2019: TVU Networks announces advances in AI, 4K60fps and HDR transmission plus remote production

TVU Networks will showcase 4K, HDR, 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) advances for live video acquisition, cloud and remote production at its stand at IBC  this autumn. TVU Networks will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand B28 during the show. “We are excited to introduce at IBC our latest solutions and product updates designed to help […]  More

Hiroshi Kajita to head up Sony Media Solutions business

Sony has announced it has appointed Hiroshi Kajita as its new head of media solutions. He joined Sony in 1985 and has extensive experience working with media organisations, partners and customers across the industry. Kajita will now build on the success Sony Professional Solutions Europe (PSE) has seen as one of the world’s leaders in […]  More