Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Arkona renews Gold SVG Europe sponsorship in ‘pivotal year’

Arkona Technologies has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. Over the past decade the company has been the technology provider for some of the world’s largest broadcasters and, as the adoption of remote and IP workflows has increased, so has the success of arkona’s IP-based technology portfolio. CEO Rainer Sturm said: “We’re excited […]  More

Blackbird swoops on SVG Europe Gold sponsorship

Cloud-native video editing and publishing platform Blackbird has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. The platform, which is designed for speed, flexibility and sustainability, counts the NHL, CBS Sports, NRL, Eurovision Sport, BT Sport and IMG among its users. “SVG membership continues to provide us with a valuable platform to network with industry partners and colleagues,” said […]  More

Vislink introduces Mobile Viewpoint Stellar Cam for advanced AI-powered live sports production

Vislink has released the Mobile Viewpoint Stellar Cam, a camera designed for artificial intelligence (AI)-powered live sports production. Stellar Cam is the latest addition to the range of cameras offered by Vislink to fulfil the need for automatic coverage of demanding sports. It is said to be durable and weatherproofed, and features ultra-high resolution, high […]  More

Broadcast Solutions partners with video automation software developer Seervision

Broadcast Solutions has broadened its product portfolio through a partnership between Broadcast Solutions Nordic and Seervision. With the agreement the Seervision software suite is brought to the Nordic and Baltic regions. Kilian Massiah, partnership manager at Seervision, commented: “As we continue to grow our partner network within Europe, working with a system integrator with such prestige […]  More

Archiving specialist IMES renews Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe

Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES), the media and entertainment division of Iron Mountain Incorporated, has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. IMES offers a physical and digital media archiving service for the media and entertainment industries, with clients ranging from sports teams and leagues to brand archives, footage, individual collections and estates. It […]  More

MRMC announces two additions to growing broadcast division

Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) is continuing its expansion in the broadcast market with two new additions to the team. Amanda Dixon has joined as broadcast marketing manager while Karl Hillcoat-Williams has taken up the role of broadcast customer support manager. For the past 16 years, Dixon has worked in marketing roles for several broadcast […]  More

SES names John-Paul Hemingway as chief strategy and product officer

John-Paul (JP) Hemingway has joined the SES senior leadership team as chief strategy and product officer (CSPO). In this role he is charged with translating SES’s corporate vision into strategic action for the company’s networks and video markets – including its target applications, strategic partnerships, portfolio of solutions, and the space and network assets required […]  More

Rise North America appoints new head of Americas and head of sponsorship

Rise, an advocacy group for gender diversity in broadcast media technology, has welcomed Hilary Roschke as North American chair of board and Jill Porubovic as head of sponsorship. Former co-chairs Serena Harris and Meghan Ross will remain on the board. Roschke has almost 20 years’ experience within the media industry in operational and strategic leadership roles […]  More

Phabrix reaches Sx milestone

Phabrix has announced that the 8,000th Sx handheld unit is about to roll off its production line. The first SxA prototype was unveiled at IBC2007, with the product launching the following July as interest in 3G-SDI began to accelerate. Phabrix had access to early silicon from FPGA inventor Xilinx and it was able to leverage the […]  More

Wyplay and Sceenic 

deliver co-watching solutions for TV operators

Wyplay and Sceenic have partnered to bring co-watching solutions to TV operators. By integrating and adapting Scenic’s Watch Together technology in its solutions for TV operators, Wyplay aims to offer a fresh experience, increase subscriber stickiness and reduce churn. The solution is available on mobiles and STBs, whatever the operating system; AndroidTV, RDK, or Linux. “We are […]  More