Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Gentec turns to TSL for Saudi Broadcasting Authority OB truck first

Gentec, a trusted systems integrator of TSL Products, has recently completed a first-of-its-kind outside broadcast project at Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA). For the first time in Saudi TV history, the OB project took place within the local market, rather than outsourcing from EU-based distributors, which reduced the project’s cost by 45%. For SBA’s two new OB […]  More

disguise launches r18 software including public release of xR solution

Nearly a year after Katy Perry’s iconic virtual performance at the American Idol Season 18 Finale, disguise has announced the public release of its Extended Reality (xR) solution as part of its r18 software launch. The xR workflow utilised by XR Studios to power Perry’s performance has opened up a new world of opportunities in […]  More

TVU debuts Remote Commentator to streamline digital productions

TVU Networks has introduced TVU Remote Commentator, a cloud-based solution that allows sports producers and event organisers to add synchronised, real-time audio commentary from any location using a public internet connection. Even when the event and commentators are in different parts of the world, TVU Remote Commentator is said to streamline productions and deliver broadcast-quality […]  More

Aleph Media partners with RT Software for multi-format 24-hour news channel

When Romania’s Aleph Media decided to launch a new 24-hour cable news channel, called Aleph News, in late 2020, it chose RT Software to provide solutions for multi-format newsroom-style graphics. Aleph Media sees online channels as a key part of its future plans. As a result, it wants to be able to provide its viewers […]  More

NativeWaves joins the IABM 

Austrian solutions provider NativeWaves has joined the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM). As an emerging broadcast company, NativeWaves aims to play a key part in the development and adoption of technology that delivers a synchronised and personalised viewing experiences across multiple screens. The company, which has over €2.7 million in capitalisation, is rapidly expanding its global customer […]  More

MediaKind integrates Zixi SDVP in CE Mini contribution encoder

Zixi, architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), and media technology and services provider MediaKind have announced an integration and partnership that sees Zixi integrated into MediaKind’s CE Mini contribution encoder. The low power, small form factor encoder enables TV service providers to deliver broadcast-quality live video reliably over managed or unmanaged IP networks. The CE […]  More

Mathias Barbera joins Gravity Media as business development manager

Gravity Media has appointed Mathias Barbera as business development manager. He will be responsible for developing the company’s sales and client experience in continental Europe, with a strong focus on the French market. Prior to joining Gravity Media, Barbera owned MBMC, a communications agency delivering consultancy, press relations and lobbying to the sports industry. There, his […]  More

The Future Group to build world’s first live virtual production cloud solution

The Future Group has received development grants from the Epic Games MegaGrants fund and Innovation Norway to develop Pixotope Live Cloud. An industry first, Pixotope Live Cloud will enable companies to connect to the power of live virtual production through a ‘pay as you go’ and always available cloud service. Marcus B Brodersen, CEO of The […]  More

Gravity Media makes significant kit and infrastructure investments to support remote and hybrid post-production

Gravity Media has implemented a major investment programme for its London post-production offering, investing in kit upgrades and a long-term extension to the lease of its serviced 50 edit room facility in London’s Soho. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown resulted in a significant increase in demand for post-production professionals to be […]  More

SES chooses Telestream SDI/IP waveform monitor and QC technology for remotely operated playout centre

Global content connectivity solutions provider SES has selected Telestream to provide system timing, waveform monitor and quality control (QC) technology to its remote broadcast centre in Stockley Park, Greater London, which opened last year. Telestream is providing its SPG8000A sync generators for system timing applications, while its Prism SDI/IP waveform monitor is being used for […]  More