Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Dock10 simultaneously produces live SDR and HDR content remotely with AJA FS-HDR converter

UK television facility dock10 has utilised its AJA FS-HDR real-time HDR/WCG converter/frame synchronisers to facilitate simultaneous live HDR and SDR coverage for some of the most notable sporting tournaments held across Europe this summer. To facilitate remote production for each live sporting event, dock10 took live UHD HDR feeds of each match and integrated it […]  More

Extreme E extends broadcast reach in Russia with TV Start deal

Electric SUV racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Russian broadcaster TV Start will air the Championship’s debut season as well as race highlights, review, preview and Magazine shows – in English and Russian – on its linear channel. The coverage will extend to TV Start’s regions in Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, […]  More

Riedel expands leadership structure with three dedicated divisions

As part of its global growth strategy, the Riedel Group has expanded and re-shaped its management structure, a move that sees experienced leaders from within the company take on responsibility for different business units. Starting 1 January 2022, the Wuppertal-based company will be organised into three main divisions: The Product Division and Managed Technology business […]  More

Vinten introduces FHR-155e heavy-payload robotic pan and tilt head

Vitec company Vinten has introduced the FHR-155E — a robotic pan and tilt head designed to support full size broadcast cameras and lenses as remote-controlled robotic devices in outdoor locations. With a maximum payload capacity of 90kg/200lb, the FHR-155E combines sophisticated software and mechanical engineering to enable accurate, smooth and quiet camera movements in challenging […]  More

IBC announces schedule for Accelerator Media Innovation Programme

IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention, has unveiled details of the live and digital sessions for its Accelerator Media Innovation Programme at IBC2021. This year’s programme will culminate with eight diverse innovation project teams that have been driving solutions to complex business and technology challenges over the last six months revealing the outcomes through proof of […]  More

The International Bowling Federation and Nagra partner to launch StrikeCloud

The International Bowling Federation (IBF), the world’s governing body for the sport of bowling, and Kudelski Group company Nagra have launched StrikeCloud, a digital transformation initiative designed to unleash the potential of one of the largest participated sports in the world. Delivered through a gamified, content-rich loyalty app, fans and players will have one global […]  More

Largest AV deployment in LaLiga history takes ElClásico around the world

At the latest ElClásico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, LaLiga, Mediapro and Movistar produced a broadcast never seen before with more than 30 cameras, multi-camera signals for each team, narration and previews with caster Ibai Llanos, cutting-edge graphics and much more. ElClásico reached every corner of the world thanks to the 83 international broadcasters and […]  More

Vizrt announces XR Set Express out-of-the-box virtual graphics solution

Vizrt has unveiled the first fully-equipped virtual studio-in-a-box – XR Set Express. It is said to have simplicity at its core with pre-configured and pre-calibrated features enabling quick set up and use. Features include a fully functional scene, ready to produce with, a Viz Arc control surface, a Panasonic UE100 PTZ camera, pre-configured hardware and software, and a […]  More

Riedel supports Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as sponsor and Radio Communications Provider

Riedel Communications is an official sponsor of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. In addition to serving as Official Radio Communications Provider, Riedel will also provide radio communications for the Queen’s Baton Relay as well as the games themselves, which take place from 28 July to 8 August 2022. “I enjoyed the immense honour of being […]  More

Gravity Media appoints Ted Griggs as managing director of US business

Gravity Media has named Ted Griggs as managing director of its US business. As a leading voice within the world of sports programming, his perspective will inform Gravity Media’s regional strategy and US growth agenda. He will oversee Gravity Media’s North American operation, which has been the focus of heavy investment over the past few […]  More