Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Ncam Reality 2021 real-time camera tracking technology released amid rising demand for virtual production

Ncam has announced the immediate availability of Ncam Reality 2021, which it describes as ‘the most advanced real-time tracking technology ever created for film, broadcast and live events’. With Ncam Reality, users can now track on any camera, lens or rig, regardless of environment, opening up a wealth of visual possibilities for brands that want […]  More

RaceTech and Vislink successfully deliver behind closed doors Cheltenham Festival and Grand National Festival

Two of the most important fixtures in the British horseracing calendar were successfully executed behind closed doors in 2021. RaceTech played a leading role in the live broadcast of both the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National Festival, providing pictures to satellite and terrestrial channels using Vislink radio link equipment. Working with Racing TV (RTV) […]  More

NewTek unveils 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system

NewTek, part of the Vizrt Group, has introduced the NewTek 3Play 3P2 video replay and telestration system for sports productions. 3Play 3P2 is designed to ensure that broadcasters and venue operators never miss an angle or sporting moment by offering connectivity and efficiency across the production workflow in a cost-effective system. Features of 3Play 3P2 include […]  More

Seamlessly move between real and virtual with Mo-Sys Cinematic XR Focus

Mo-Sys Engineering claims to have solved a major creative limitation when using an LED volume for virtual production. Cinematographers who needed to pull focus between real foreground objects – such as actors – and virtual objects displayed on an LED wall – such as a car – have been unable to do this as the […]  More

SailGP extends broadcast coverage to reach 175 territories in second season

With the SailGP season opener less than a week away, the global championship has announced comprehensive broadcast coverage, with viewers in 175 territories globally able to watch the sport’s pinnacle league in its second season. Broadcasting of the event is said to feature the most immersive, multi-platform experience the sport has seen through its international […]  More

Eurovision Services launches IP delivery services using SRT

Eurovision Services has launched a line of services tailored to distributing live broadcast-quality video over the public internet using the open-source SRT protocol. After successfully testing its two new SRT gateways as part of a proof of concept for remote production earlier this year, Eurovision Services is now launching commercial services offering IP delivery of […]  More

Ncam on track for success as it renews SVG Europe Gold sponsorship

Ncam, a creator of advanced real-time tracking technology for broadcast and live events, is staying focused on the sports broadcast industry by renewing its SVG Europe Gold sponsorship. Mike Ruddell, global director of business development at Ncam, said: “Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, advances in production technologies have been rapidly accelerating decentralised and virtual production […]  More

AE Live praises SVG Europe’s ‘world-leading events and editorial coverage’ as it renews its Gold sponsorship

AE Live (AE), a provider of broadcast solutions to global sports governing bodies, broadcasters and production companies, has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe for another year. “SVG Europe has proved to be the perfect platform for AE to communicate its biggest stories to the people that matter and 2020 was no exception,” said […]  More

uniqFEED continues to value SVG Europe as ‘a key platform’ as it returns as a Bronze sponsor

uniqFEED has renewed its Bronze sponsorship of SVG Europe “Over the last year we have found it to be invaluable source of industry information and a key platform for knowledge exchange with thought leaders, innovators and decision makers within the sports industry,” said Katy Walsh communications & marketing manager at the company. “We have always […]  More

Avid and LiveU collaborate to enable secure remote IP contribution through MediaCentral | Stream

Avid and LiveU have agreed a strategic partnership to enable the ingest of IP streams for television news and remote live TV production in Avid’s MediaCentral platform. MediaCentral is an open media workflow platform with an ecosystem of strategic partners that integrates LiveU as well as Haivision and other SRT-enabled cameras or devices, encoders and mobile apps. […]  More