Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

TAG enhances recording, analysis and reporting functionality of its multiviewer and monitoring platform

TAG Video Systems has enriched the error source recording functionality and capacity of its multiviewer and monitoring platform as the rise in OTT usage continues. Effective immediately, users can manually set a recording of an OTT channel, record all metadata elements of additional OTT formats and set 32 channels to be recorded simultaneously, a significant […]  More

Cobalt adds new features to 9992 encoder and decoder range

Cobalt’s broadcast-grade 9992 series encoders and decoders have been enhanced with new features. The 9992-ENC series now includes a built-in frame synchroniser that ensures the encoder keeps on running, either with a flat field or the last good frame, even if the input video goes away. This eliminates downstream glitches due to input signal issues, […]  More

Rugby sevens Olympic test event for COVID protocols held at Tokyo Stadium

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have held an operational test event for rugby sevens at Tokyo Stadium, which will host all six days of action during the Games and was the site of the opening match of the Rugby World Cup 2019. Organisers from the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and the Japanese Rugby […]  More

SES joins United Nations Global Compact corporate sustainability initiative

SES has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring the company’s purpose-led Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme. By committing to the UN Global Compact framework, SES is aligning its societal and environmental impact efforts to the company’s purpose and delivering on its ambitions to provide cloud-enabled, satellite-based intelligent […]  More

Lawo enhances management of IP broadcast infrastructures with Home

Lawo has introduced Home, a new management platform for IP-based media infrastructures. It is natively built on a cloud-ready microservices architecture, enabling users to connect, manage and secure networked production setups from the ground up. Furthermore, it provides centralised access and control for all Lawo gear within a setup. Home is said to help broadcast […]  More

disguise receives Innovate UK funding to develop its virtual production solution

disguise has received research and development funding from Innovate UK to expand its work in virtual production. Innovate UK is part of the United Kingdom Research and Innovation organisation whose purpose is to accelerate UK economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation. It invests in game-changing and commercially viable disruptive ideas through the investigation […]  More

beIN Sports acquires broadcast rights to debut Extreme E season in MENA region

beIN Media Group has secured the non-exclusive broadcast rights to the debut season of eco-conscious motorsport series Extreme E across 24 countries in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). beIN Sports will air live races featuring the 100% electric motorsport cars, highlight shows and the series’ 20-part magazine programme, Electric Odyssey. The Extreme E season […]  More

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