Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Groupe M6 chooses Cobalt Digital for UHD HLG to UHD SDR conversion during UEFA Euro 2020

Groupe M6 utilised Cobalt Digital’s 9904-UDX-4K openGear card, including Advanced HDR by Technicolor solutions, to convert UHD HLG signals to UHD SDR during the UEFA European Football Championship. Groupe M6, one of the key broadcasters for the championship in France, offered all retransmitted games on a dedicated UHD SDR channel on top of the traditional […]  More

AIMS reveals speaker line-up for IP Oktoberfest 2021

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), in partnership with the Video Services Forum (VSF) and the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), has announced the speaker line-up and presentation schedule for IP Oktoberfest 2021, a live, interactive virtual event for broadcast and pro-AV professionals. To be held on 28-30 September, the free event will highlight […]  More

Gravity Media collaborates with Dream Chip to create NetCam

Gravity Media has integrated the Atom One Mini Air from Dream Chip into its NetCam to create a new way to serve the sports industry and capture in-the-moment action. The integrated camera has already been deployed at a number of global tennis events – mounted directly to the net. The technology collaboration represents Gravity Media’s […]  More

MediaKind promotes Allen Broome from CTO to CEO

MediaKind has appointed Allen Broome as CEO, replacing Matt McConnell. Broome has led MediaKind’s Research and Development organisation for the past two years as the company’s CTO. Before joining MediaKind, he was active in the media industry for over 20 years, including most recently as VP cloud engineering at Comcast Cable. Since joining MediaKind in […]  More

Discovery Sports secures decade-long deal to show the Laver Cup exclusively across Europe

Discovery Sports has secured a ten-year agreement to show the Laver Cup exclusively for viewers across Europe from 2021 to 2030, further expanding its tennis offering. Coverage of the Laver Cup will be scaled across Europe via Discovery’s portfolio of channels and digital platforms including via Eurosport and discovery+. The three-day tournament, first launched in […]  More

Leader Electronics reflects on how a busy summer of sport has driven innovation

Leader Electronics has enjoyed an active 2021 global summer of sport with postponements from summer 2020 making this year’s schedule of televised live events even more tightly packed than normal. These have allowed maturing technologies such as UHD HDR, immersive audio and remote IP production to give audiences an enhanced viewing experience. Leader test instruments […]  More

Ad Insertion Platform integrates Zixi for targeted ad delivery

Ad Insertion Platform (AIP), a provider of ad insertion solutions for broadcast and OTT environments, has integrated Zixi into its DAIConnect SSAI platform. DAIConnect allows one-to-one replacements of ad breaks for live streams as well as one-to-one insertions of ad breaks for on-demand content, allowing the manipulation of the stream manifest without altering customers’ video content, […]  More

AJA releases Bridge Live v1.12 with NDI and HLS compatibility

AJA Video Systems has released Bridge Live v1.12, a new software update for AJA’s turnkey multi-channel live video solution for remote production, contribution, collaboration, streaming and delivery. The release features bidirectional NDI (Network Device Interface) input, output and transcode; HLS output; video preview; and user interface updates for more intuitive configuration. According to the company, […]  More

Genelec monitors deployed throughout Rome’s ‘secret’ new post facility

3Cycle, a new 1,000sqm post-production facility created completely in secret, has opened its doors in the bustling industry hub of Rome. Studio Sound Service in Florence was on hand for the design and installation while Andy Munro provided acoustic consultancy for the facility, which has relied heavily on Genelec monitors and subwoofers. As a company, […]  More