Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

NativeWaves partners with DekTec to create FFmpeg support for DekTec cards  

Close collaboration between Austrian solutions provider NativeWaves and DekTec, a supplier of PC add-on cards, has resulted in product improvements that are said to be benefitting both companies.  NativeWaves spent more than a year searching for a replacement SDI capture card when the cards it was using failed to meet its high standards for audio […]  More

Sony becomes Gold sponsor of SVG Europe

Sony has returned as a sponsor of SVG Europe. Known for its innovations around imaging, IP, the cloud and visualisation, Sony has unveiled a number of new products in the past year. Key among these is the HDC-F5500 system camera, which has a Super 35mm 4K CMOS global shutter image sensor for a shallow depth of […]  More

Manchester City launches Recast Channel to extend direct-to-fans offer

Manchester City has launched its Recast Channel as part of its continued direct-to-fans content offering for followers around the globe. As part of the agreement, City’s pre-season US Tour fixture against Bayern Munich on Saturday was made available for fans on the channel. Manchester City’s new documentary series, Together: Champions Again!, will also be co-premiered […]  More

Cisco and Octagon launch ‘Connected Scarf’ emotion tracking tool for Manchester City fans

Cisco has partnered with sports agency Octagon to launch The Connected Scarf, a new technology project in support of Cisco’s partnership with Manchester City FC and City Football Group. Unit9, a global production and technology agency, also helped spearhead the initiative. As part of Cisco’s ongoing efforts to power a more inclusive future, drive innovation, […]  More

Brentford FC chooses StreamAMG as new streaming provider

StreamAMG has been chosen by Premier League football club Brentford FC to supply the technology behind its new online video service. From the start of the 2022/23 season, the West London club will use StreamAMG’s suite of products to power BuzzBox, a brand-new service that offers on-demand content and audio commentary to supporters. Brentford will […]  More

Mobile Viewpoint renews Platinum sponsorship of SVG Europe

Mobile Viewpoint, a global innovator in mobile live streaming solutions and AI-based technologies for news teams, TV production companies and outside broadcast facilities, has returned as a Platinum sponsor of SVG Europe. The company, which was acquired by Vislink in 2021, is known for its innovation in the areas of 5G and AI as well […]  More

Extreme E shortlisted for prestigious SVG Europe Diversity in Sports TV award

Gender-equal electric off-road racing series Extreme E, alongside its broadcast partner Aurora Media Worldwide, has been shortlisted for this year’s SVG Europe Women Award for Diversity in Sports TV. Part of the Sports TV Awards, this prestigious prize celebrates the most inspiring examples of gender diversity in televised sport. A huge number of entries were received […]  More

LiveU to take an active role as Gold sponsor of SVG Europe

LiveU has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe. The company has been consistently and successfully growing its reach across the sports sector, bringing the same flexibility, mobility and dynamism it has to news across both sports contribution and distribution. Two standout examples include working with IMG across its golf tournaments, providing full remote production […]  More

Nominations open for IABM Annual Awards 2022

Nominations for the IABM Annual Awards are now open. The awards recognise the people and organisations in the broadcast and media industry who have made outstanding contributions across leadership, innovation, sustainability and community impact, as well as an award for emerging young talent. Nominations for the 2022 awards can be made here.  The deadline for nominations is 31 […]  More