Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

FC Barcelona to create personalised basketball highlights using WSC Sports’ automation technology

WSC Sports’ automation platform is set to be used by FC Barcelona to create automated basketball highlights and engaging social content from both the Liga Endesa and Copa del Rey competitions, to be shared across FC Barcelona’s owned and operated platforms. FC Barcelona basketball fans will experience personalised game highlights tailored to their preferences across […]  More

Vizrt unveils fourth edition of Viz Trio

Vizrt has announced the fourth edition of Viz Trio, featuring a new, customisable interface that enables operators to adjust each Viz Trio to their own monitor set-up and preference. The new improved data-integration also lets users set-up a live data source in minutes, streamlining the data-centric real-time graphics workflow – allowing data-driven stories to be told more easily. […]  More

AE Live celebrates 30th anniversary with international expansion

AE Live is celebrating its 30th anniversary by expanding its international presence to include North America and Asia Pacific. Established in 1992 in the UK as Alston Elliot, AE Live has come a long way since its first major project on the world stage, the 1996 Cricket World Cup, delivered in India with a full-time […]  More

Cloud-native technologies drive major video production decarbonisation at source, finds Green Element and Blackbird study

Blackbird’s latest sustainability study – Decarbonizing Video Production – produced in collaboration with environmental consultancy Green Element, highlights that while considerable gains have been made across the media industry due to the rise of remote production and adoption of cloud-based solutions, broadcasters can go much further and faster by integrating authentically sustainable, native technologies specifically […]  More

Viaplay Group and Altibox expand Norwegian distribution partnership

Viaplay Group and Norwegian TV, streaming and broadband provider Altibox have agreed a multi-year expansion of their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. The Viaplay streaming service will remain broadly available to Altibox customers, who will now also have the opportunity to follow 380 live Premier League games every season when Viaplay Group’s Norwegian coverage of […]  More

Viaplay and Allente add Premier League to distribution partnership in Norway

Viaplay Group and Nordic TV and broadband provider Allente have added Premier League football to their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. From August, Allente’s customers can enjoy 380 live games from the world’s most popular football league every season through Viaplay Group’s streaming and TV packages. Allente’s consumer and B2B subscribers will be able to […]  More

LiveU acquires Oceania channel partner Pacific Live Media

LiveU has acquired its longstanding channel partner Pacific Live Media (PLM) as part of its strategy to get closer to its customers in key markets. Chris Dredge, PLM’s managing director, has been representing LiveU and its solutions for many years, supporting leading broadcasters, sports organisations, production companies and online media in Australia, New Zealand and […]  More

Magnifi joins the Brightcove Marketplace to add value for customers

Magnifi has joined online video platform Brightcove, expanding its global footprint and strengthening its industry position through the Brightcove Marketplace. “We are delighted to be listed on the Brightcove Marketplace, which gives us the ability to deliver more capabilities and add more value to our joint customer base,” said Magnifi co-founder & CEO Vinayak Shrivastav. […]  More

EE reveals major broadcast plans for disability football

In its role as Lead Partner of all England Teams and Wembley Stadium, EE has unveiled a number of initiatives to support the growth of disability football on and off the pitch, ensuring the game is as inclusive as possible for fans and spectators with disabilities. A three-year commitment to broadcast The FA Disability Cup […]  More