Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

Japan’s Nishio rental house invests in Riedel MediorNet, Artist and Bolero for state-of-the-art 4K OB van

Nishio Rent All Co, one of Japan’s largest providers of rental equipment, has outfitted its pioneering 4K OB van with a broad suite of Riedel’s  signal processing and intercom solutions. Riedel’s MediorNet real-time video network, Artist digital matrix intercom and Bolero wireless intercom equipment support a broad range of entertainment productions on board the van, […]  More

Signiant extends its presence in Germany with Broadcast Solutions Produkte und Service

Signiant has enhanced its presence in Germany by partnering with Broadcast Solutions Produkte und Service, one of the region’s leading suppliers for the development, planning and realisation of complex systems and products for broadcast and media. Broadcast Solutions Produkte und Service will work closely with the Signiant EMEA team to strengthen Signiant’s presence in the […]  More

Pebble Control launched to accelerate IP network provision

Pebble has released Pebble Control, a self-contained, scalable and easy to configure IP connection management system built specifically to enable broadcasters to make the leap to an all-IP facility without the need to deploy a bespoke enterprise solution. Leveraging full support for the NMOS (Networked Media Open Specifications) suite of protocols produced by the Advanced […]  More

Panasonic introduces voice-based PTZ camera control using Sennheiser TeamConnect microphones

Panasonic has unveiled a PTZ camera solution with voice-based camera tracking. Using TeamConnect Ceiling 2 microphones from Sennheiser for audio-based tracking, the PTZ cameras can automatically switch focus between different speakers. They are managed centrally by a controller via the network. Panasonic is already using the solution at its own Business Solution Centre Europe (BSC) with […]  More

Motion Impossible enhances Agito with Nova firmware upgrade

Motion Impossible’s Agito remote control modular dolly is gaining new features as the result of a free firmware upgrade for all users. Dubbed Nova, the new firmware introduces repeatable movements to the Agito arsenal, provides a more ergonomic and streamlined user interface for the Agito’s remote control and signals some of the important future directions the […]  More

Grabyo launches audio mixer for live video production in the cloud

Grabyo has added a cloud-based audio mixer into its live production platform, Grabyo Producer. Unlike traditional audio mixer hardware, Grabyo’s audio mixer can be operated remotely and can be customised to meet the needs of individual users and events. The first release of the service supports precise dBFS level monitoring, the ability to set volume, […]  More

Grass Valley expands GV Media Universe with appointment of Barbara DeHart

Grass Valley has appointed media technology expert Barbara DeHart as director of alliances for the GV Media Universe. In this newly created role, DeHart will focus all of Grass Valley’s strategic partnerships on bringing together high-performance solutions from recognised broadcast technology vendors into a unified cloud-native ecosystem. GV Media Universe is Grass Valley’s vision for […]  More

Vitec acquires Exterity to create global IPTV and digital signage powerhouse

Vitec has announced the strategic acquisition of Exterity, a provider of integrated IPTV, digital signage and user engagement technologies. The move signals Vitec’s intention to accelerate growth and strengthen its leadership position, with synergies between the two companies that will enable Vitec to extend its reach into new geographies, market verticals and partners. “Exterity is […]  More

Phoebe Fraser invests in Leader LV5350 4K/12G-SDI waveform monitor

Phoebe Fraser, a specialist provider of production support services for film, television and radio, has invested in a Leader LV5350 waveform monitor. The instrument will be used at the company’s London headquarters and on location. Its first project will be the upcoming film Matilda, based on the novel by Roald Dahl. “Leader test equipment has […]  More