Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

BT chooses Blackbird for ultra-fast cloud-native video editing and publishing for OTT and VOD delivery

BT has chosen Blackbird for ultra-fast and sustainable cloud-native video editing and publishing. Working in conjunction with the head of content operations Pete Harvey, the BT Content Operations team will use Blackbird to access and edit multiple live broadcast streams of sports and other content for the fast production of assets for downstream distribution to […]  More

M2A Media praises SVG Europe’s ‘unique offering’ as it renews Gold sponsorship

Cloud-based video solutions provider M2A Media has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe. M2A Media delivers live video products and solutions running in AWS Cloud to some of the world’s largest sports rights owners, broadcasters and OTT platforms, including BritBox, ITV, Spark Sport and Channel 4. Through adoption of its latest product, M2A Connect, […]  More

FilmNova to produce global broadcast of The Collins Cup 2021 for the Professional Triathletes Organisation

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has commissioned production company FilmNova to deliver live coverage of the PTO’s flagship event The Collins Cup, which is set to take place on 28 August at the x-bionic sphere in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia. FilmNova will work with multi-award winning director Martin Turner who will head the broadcast team […]  More

Stats Perform and RMG utilise Phenix to achieve record streaming volumes at Cheltenham Festival

Last week’s Cheltenham Festival, a premier Jumps racing fixture, enjoyed a record number of streams for a British horseracing event, thanks to Phenix, a real-time streaming technology platform that delivers synchronised streams across all devices at broadcast scale. Sports data and analytics company Stats Perform worked with Racecourse Media Group (RMG) to integrate Phenix’s proprietary and […]  More

RTS adds to Digital Partyline range with DBP digital beltpack

RTS has introduced DBP (Digital Beltpack), the latest addition to its portfolio of OMNEO IP intercom solutions. DBP also joins the recently launched OMS (OMNEO main station) as a key member of the RTS Digital Partyline product family. DBP is a four-channel/four-button wired beltpack that runs on PoE+ (Power over Ethernet 802.3af and 802.3at) and […]  More

SDVI integrates AWS MI solutions into Rally media supply chain platform

SDVI’s Rally media supply chain platform now integrates and manages Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media Intelligence (MI) solutions. AWS MI solutions allow organisations to analyse their media content, discover new insights and opportunities, and increase the lifetime value of the content. They are said to make it easy to add machine learning (ML) to media […]  More

ABS Network upgrades its live newsgathering capabilities with LiveU

ABS Network (ABSN) has selected video solutions from LiveU for live newsgathering across the Middle East and from its Washington, DC news bureau. ABSN chose LiveU’s technology as it sought to enhance its news reporting capabilities with 4K/full HD live streaming solutions, enabling its teams to be much freer to move around. LiveU units have […]  More

uniqFEED appoints Roger Hall as CEO

Former Supponor, beIN Sports and Setanta executive Roger Hall is to take over as CEO at Swiss virtual advertising provider uniqFEED. Hall, a management consultant within the media, technology, broadcasting and sports sectors, will join the Zurich-based company in April. Hall brings more than 20 years’ experience in sports broadcasting and sports technology to uniqFEED. […]  More

German FA, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur become shareholders in OneFootball

OneFootball, the world’s largest football media platform, has welcomed the German Football Association (DFB), Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur as shareholders. They join Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Olympique de Marseille, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, which all became OneFootball shareholders in 2020. DFB – the first national association shareholder – […]  More