Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

WSC Sports to power the Euro 2020 viewing experience for NRK in Norway

WSC Sports is working with NRK Sports, the sports division of NRK, the Norwegian state-owned public broadcasting company and largest media organisation in Norway, to bring automated real-time video highlights of the Euro 2020 action to fans across the region. NRK will be using WSC Sports’ full suite of tools to deliver an innovative viewing […]  More

TV 2 Norway migrates to IP with Grass Valley’s Kaleido-IP video multiviewer

Norway’s biggest commercial broadcaster TV 2 Norway has chosen the Kaleido-IP video multiviewer from Grass Valley as part of its migration to open standards-based IP workflows. TV 2 provides a range of programming including news, sports, entertainment, children’s programming, TV series, movies and magazine shows. It is extending a longstanding partnership with Grass Valley so […]  More

Sinclair continues its transition to IP and cloud with Imagine Communications

Sinclair Broadcast Group has unveiled its new 25,000sqft, SMPTE ST-2110 media operations centre for its regional sports networks (RSNs). The centre features cloud-hosted disaster recovery channels and a large-scale ST-2110 production facility for its Tennis Channel complete with a cloud-based environment for pop-up live special events ― all built around Imagine Communications infrastructure and playout […]  More

Collins Cup secures multi-platform live coverage through exclusive European partnership with Discovery

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) and Discovery have agreed a new partnership that will see the Collins Cup screened exclusively across Europe through Eurosport, Discovery’s multi-sport brand. The Collins Cup is the PTO’s inaugural flagship event taking place on 28 August in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia. It follows a new race format modelled on the […]  More

Panasonic announces Kairos training academies across Europe

Panasonic has created a network of Kairos training academies to train operators across Europe in how to get the best from the live production platform. The initial centres are at Creative Technology (UK and Sweden), AED (Belgium), KST Moschkau (Germany) and VMB (Spain). “Kairos is a game-changer. The creative opportunities for live video productions and […]  More

Dutch broadcaster L1 transitions to DHD Audio mixing consoles

L1, the public television and radio broadcaster for the southern Netherlands province of Limburg, has chosen DHD Audio mixing systems for its headquarters in Maastricht and a connected studio in Venlo. DHD Audio equipment supplied to L1 includes a 24-fader RX2 console, two 22-fader SX2 consoles, 15 TX consoles, six XC2 core processors and an […]  More

GCN and USCX Cyclocross Series announce global broadcast partnership

The USCX Cyclocross Series and Global Cycling Network have agreed a global partnership to broadcast all races live and ad-free. As part of a multi-year agreement, each of the four rounds of the new North American series will be streamed across the GCN+ subscription platform. The coverage will include all C1 and C2 events, totalling […]  More

Plazamedia to produce all Euro 2020 matches for Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTV

Plazamedia has been commissioned by Deutsche Telekom as the general contractor to realise the interior production of all Euro 2020 matches on a total of 22 live production days across four channels in UHD and HD. Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTV will show all 51 matches of the tournament live from 11  June to 11 July and […]  More

Grass Valley IP solutions to support NBC Olympics’ production of the Tokyo Games

Grass Valley is to provide its IP media audio and video routing solutions alongside control and monitoring systems for NBC Olympics’ production of the Tokyo Games, which are due to take place this summer. The company has been supplying infrastructure solutions to NBC Olympics since the 2006 Torino Games and has delivered a range of […]  More