Recent Posts by Fergal Ringrose, SVG Europe

Quantel and Snell aim for compelling NAB presence

Quantel and Snell will be out in force at NAB 2015 on a brand new stand in the South Hall — SL2009. Together they are squaring up to deliver the answers for three key broadcaster issues: Transitioning to a more flexible and agile infrastructure Content factories today need to be able to flex and adapt […]  More

Emotional return for EVS in servers, IT production and FanZone

With the introduction of the newest Multicam software engine for EVS’ XT3 servers, users can expect expanded flexibility with increased SuperMotion camera configurations (up to two SuperMotion 6X camera recordings with two additional recording and playout channels available); ingest and playout options with the XS server for studios; and audio channel/MADI support. Added to these capabilities […]  More

Cobham takes flight with NanoVue HD and Solo 8

NAB 2015 could well become ‘year of the drone’ and Cobham, the RF specialist company, will feature at its NanoVue HD receiver and Solo 8 transmitter, both offering extensive new possibilities for remote capture. Cobham’s NanoVue HD receiver provides broadcast professionals with a high-quality hand-held tool for viewing and sharing HD video from airborne or […]  More

Bluebell breakthrough with ShaxX fibre for production

Bluebell Opticom, provider of fibre-optic solutions for fixed and remote applications, has announced the ShaxX, a rugged system designed to provide full bi-directional signalling and power for broadcast cameras fitted with standard SMPTE 304M hybrid connectors. The ShaxX allows outside broadcast and remote production crews to forgo SMPTE hybrid cables and take advantage of preinstalled […]  More

Lawo Mixes For Gearhouse Broadcast at Australian Open

Rental provider Gearhouse Broadcast has brought in nine Lawo mc²56 audio mixing consoles, 21 x Lawo V__pro8 video processor units and a Nova73 HD router for the broadcast of Australian Open tennis in Melbourne. Lawo staff went down under in order to support Gearhouse in setting up and commissioning the systems. Of the nine mc²56 […]  More

Pronology brings tapeless workflows to the set

Pronology, a developer of tapeless workflow solutions, will feature its integration and Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings at the 2014 IBC show. In addition to providing its digital media asset management (MAM) platform, content producers can also contract Pronology as a service provider in order to afford them the ability to implement a tapeless […]  More

Dejero releases new LIVE+ broadcast server

Dejero has launched an all-new version of its rack-mounted Dejero LIVE+ Broadcast Server in a compact, 1U form factor. The new LIVE+ Broadcast Server includes dual-redundant power supplies and RAID hard drives designed for increased broadcast reliability when receiving video transmissions from field-based transmission devices including the LIVE+ 20/20 Transmitter, LIVE+ VSET, LIVE+ Mobile App, […]  More

EVS launches XStore for shared storage

At IBC EVS will introduce the XStore range of shared storage products, designed to intelligently address the challenges that come with managing video content and related data storage in sports, news, entertainment and media production workflows. Three XStore platforms – XStore Production, XStore Archive and XStore HE – will provide broadcasters and production companies with […]  More

Airbus boosts satellite connectivity with Newtec

Airbus Defence and Space is expanding its Terralink satellite connectivity service portfolio with the introduction of new services for enterprise users based on the Newtec Dialog satellite communications platform. Airbus Defence and Space are the first to use the platform which was launched earlier this year. The new services now available offer a significant boost […]  More

Orad makes After Effects part of 3D scenery

Orad will unveil at IBC 2014 its new 3Designer Adobe After Effects (AE) plugin. The 3Designer plugin lets graphics artists bring common AE design elements such as keyframed animations, textures and materials into the Orad 3Designer authoring software. The new integration also allows users to assign data exports from within AE, ensuring templates created in […]  More