Recent Posts by Jo Ruddock

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

Gentec turns to TSL for Saudi Broadcasting Authority OB truck first

Gentec, a trusted systems integrator of TSL Products, has recently completed a first-of-its-kind outside broadcast project at Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA). For the first time in Saudi TV history, the OB project took place within the local market, rather than outsourcing from EU-based distributors, which reduced the project’s cost by 45%. For SBA’s two new OB […]  More

disguise launches r18 software including public release of xR solution

Nearly a year after Katy Perry’s iconic virtual performance at the American Idol Season 18 Finale, disguise has announced the public release of its Extended Reality (xR) solution as part of its r18 software launch. The xR workflow utilised by XR Studios to power Perry’s performance has opened up a new world of opportunities in […]  More

TVU debuts Remote Commentator to streamline digital productions

TVU Networks has introduced TVU Remote Commentator, a cloud-based solution that allows sports producers and event organisers to add synchronised, real-time audio commentary from any location using a public internet connection. Even when the event and commentators are in different parts of the world, TVU Remote Commentator is said to streamline productions and deliver broadcast-quality […]  More