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3rd April 2019

Phil Ventre and Ben Dair join Ncam as AR leader further strengthens senior team

Ventre joins as VP Sports and Broadcast; Dair becomes Head of Product Management

London, UK – 06 December 2018 – Ncam Technologies, the leading developer of real-time augmented reality technology for the media and entertainment industries, today announced the addition of two well-known industry names to the senior team as the company continues its global growth strategy. Phil Ventre takes the role of VP Sports and Broadcast, while Ben Dair joins the company as Head of Product Management.

Phil Ventre’s considerable industry experience spans across sales, marketing, business development, partner and channel management, and project management, working for such names as Apple, Avid, Ross Video and most recently AE Graphics. As Ncam’s VP Sports and Broadcast, Phil will lead the global business development and sales function for the sports, e-sports and broadcast sectors, working closely with CEO Nic Hatch to build on the company’s solid foundations and grow further in these key vertical markets.

Ben Dair has vast experience in product management within the media and entertainment industries, having worked with companies including Quantel, Avid, Autodesk, Technicolor and most recently SAM as Director of Product Management. In his new role at Ncam, Ben will lead the Product Management and cross-functional team to develop and deliver powerful real-time capture, tracking and processing solutions for live broadcast AR graphics and pre/post-visualisation for film and TV productions.

As we continue to grow globally, it is imperative to have knowledgeable, ambitious and dedicated people on the senior team who can take our products and our company where we want to go. Phil and Ben are both exceptional additions to the Ncam team, and I have every confidence that their contributions will be invaluable to Ncam’s continuing success.”

Nic Hatch CEO, Ncam

About Ncam Technologies

Ncam offers a complete and customisable augmented reality platform that enables photorealistic virtual graphics in real-time. At its core is a unique camera tracking solution that offers film & TV productions virtual and augmented graphic technology without limits. The device uses a lightweight sensor bar attached to a camera to track natural features in the environment, allowing the camera to move freely in all locations while generating a continuous stream of extremely precise positional and rotational information that can feed all industry standard graphics engines via Ncam’s powerful and flexible SDK.

Our multi-award winning patented technology integrates seamlessly to any production, capable of adapting to a wide range of applications from indoor and outdoor use to mounted or even hand-held camera configurations. Through versatile real-time application and pre-visualisation of graphics, Ncam creates technological efficiencies that streamline the on-set production process, saving notable post-production time and incremental costs.

Ncam’s products are known worldwide and have been utilised by: Solo: A Star Wars Story (Walt Disney Studios), Fantastic Beasts (Warner Bros), UEFA Champions League (BT Sport), NFC Championship Game (Fox Sports), Game of Thrones Season 8 (HBO), Monday Night Football (ESPN), Super Bowl XLVIII (Fox Sports), Avengers: Age of Ultron (Marvel), Daytona (Fox Sports), and Jupiter Ascending (Warner Bros).

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