Hitomi Broadcast strengthens its team with the recently appointed Steve Pritchard as Lead Engineer.
Steve joins Hitomi from Snell Advanced Media bringing to the company a wealth of 16 years of Broadcast Engineering experience. He has a strong interest in technology development, in particular, processing and interface technologies for video, audio and communications. During his time at SAM, he was involved with Project Management and Team Leadership as well as customer facing responsibilities for events such as the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Steve is a Chartered Engineer and completed an MBA programme with Henley Business School in 2012. Steve also promotes subjects and careers in science and technology to young people in his role as a STEM ambassador with STEMNET.
“Steve is an incredibly capable addition to our team,” says Hitomi Director, James Robinson. “His extraordinary attention to detail is already proving invaluable in our product development and although he has only been with us a couple of weeks, he is becoming indispensable.”
“I am really pleased to be part of Hitomi. The team are extremely supportive and have helped me settle in quickly. We’ve already started looking at some exciting new developments and I’m eager to get stuck in” (Steve Pritchard).
Hitomi's name means "pupil of the eye" in Japanese and it can also mean "wisdom, intellect" (hito) and "beautiful" (mi). Hitomi Broadcast was founded by two masterminds who bring with them many decades of experience in the industry from a number of major broadcast manufacturers. The company is operated from Slough in Berkshire, UK and is dedicated to helping customers achieve exceptional live broadcasts, effortlessly. Our technology is now integrated into numerous systems worldwide and is used by a multitude of high caliber events and productions.