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Cranfield University’s success beyond the classroom.

Breaking boundaries

Cranfield University's success beyond the classroom

From teaching endeavours to marketing initiatives and beyond, Cranfield University's adoption of innovative video production technologies such as the TrICaster has propelled them to new heights of collaboration, creativity, and success. 


By embracing AV-over-IP approaches and Software Defined production, Cranfield University has broken free from the conventional constraints placed on video production departments. Watch Dr. Toby Thompson and the Cranfield University team as they showcase their game-changing AV-over-IP solutions for hybrid learning. Discover how their technical innovations have raised the bar for live-online video production and opened a new revenue stream for online education. By blurring the boundaries in education across departments and equipping the next generation with AV-over-IP solutions for the dynamic “third space”, they have not only ventured beyond the traditional realms of academia and IT but also demonstrated the power of embracing innovation. Don't miss this opportunity to dive into the world of AV-over-IP and discover immense opportunities for your educational establishment. 

In the recorded webinar you will:

  • Learn how AV-over-IP solutions open new revenue streams for online education.
  • Understand the power of video in diverse contexts, from marketing initiatives to teaching.
  • Experience live workflows in action and gain insights from their journey.

Towards the end of the webinar, we had a LIVE Q&A session with Dr. Toby Thompson and Liam Hayter, where the audience asked their questions and learned more about the opportunities with our scalable AV over IP solutions that can adapt to the world of education and beyond.


Dr. Toby Thompson, Studio Director, Cranfield Broadcast and Record, Cranfield University. 

Dr Toby Thompson is the Studio Director at Cranfield University’s ‘Grenville Turner Studio’. Toby’s background is in philosophy – in which topic he has a PhD and a book – and he teaches philosophy at Cranfield to academics and postgraduate students. Prior to his time at Cranfield, he was a Zen Buddhist monk.At Cranfield University, there is an NDI® live-streaming facility, producing live-online teaching, marketing, and conferences to a professional standard appreciated by our students, academics, and research partners.

Liam Hayter, Product Manager at NewTek

With over 18 years of experience in the creative, live media production, and post-production sectors, Liam has a breadth of knowledge of overcoming obstacles in challenging technology workflows and has been involved with countless educational projects, including the award-winning Guildhall School of Music and Drama Project and running the awards for the World Literacy Foundation from his AV equipment at home, through the pandemic.

Liam is a highly respected and trusted voice within the AV and broadcast technology industries and is currently focused on CaptureCast and rich end-to-end video/audio over IP systems and solutions within the Vizrt Group.

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