Broadcast News Archive for November, 2010
04/11/2010 Ofcom To Probe News Corp's BSkyB Bid
Following a request from the Business Secretary, Ofcom is set to probe News Corp's plans to bid for BSkyB shares. The regulator will consider the effect on media plurality if News Corp successfully t

04/11/2010 Quantel Appoints New Director of Sales, Asia Pacific
Quantel has announced the appointment of Robin Adams to the position of Director of Sales, Asia Pacific. Adams looked after systems sales and marketing in EMEA for Autodesk for a number of years and

03/11/2010 Creatives Minister Celebrates BVA's Anniversary
Creative Industries Minister Ed Vaizey has attended BAFTA to address the British Video Association Council (BVA) as they celebrated their 30th anniversary as the trade association for the video entert

03/11/2010 Grass Valley Expands Latest Video Editing Technologies
Grass Valley is expanding the capabilities of EDIUS Neo 3, the industry's most comprehensive and powerful multi-format editing platform for the consumer and prosumer market, providing video editors wi

03/11/2010 Petrol Bags Announces Deca Camback Plus
Petrol Bags, a Vitec Group brand, has introduced the new Deca Camback Plus carrier for on-the-move camera work when travel and hiking to locations is required. This new camera/PC backpack sports a sl

03/11/2010 Preco Teranex VC1 3D Production Toolkit For UK
Preco has announced the UK availability of the Teranex VC1 production toolkit and real-time 2D to 3D video converter. Building on the dual-channel architecture of the Teranex VC100 platform, the VC1

03/11/2010 Prime Focus Delivers Mumbai Opening Ceremony
Prime Focus' facility in Mumbai were called upon to provide the spellbinding visuals that were beamed onto the huge helium filled aerostat that floated above the opening ceremony of the 2010 Commonwea

03/11/2010 Ross Video Appoints New Product Manager
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Meng Soo, as Product Manager for Ross Routing Systems. Mr Soo joined Ross Video in 2004 as a member of the production switcher engineering team, and then a

03/11/2010 SWR Continues Tapeless Transition With Omneon
Harmonic Inc has announced that German public broadcasting station S├╝dwestrundfunk (SWR), or Southwestern Broadcasting, has expanded its Omneon infrastructure with a new HD Spectum media server system

03/11/2010 Winchester Announces Hemisphere Media Venture
Winchester Capital Management founders, Jean-Luc De Fanti and Jeff Sagansky have announced a new venture, Hemisphere Media Capital. It is a $250 million dollar fund backed by institutional investors

02/11/2010 Bridge Technologies Among Norway's Fast 50 For Second Year Running
Bridge Technologies has again been honoured as one of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 with a rank of 29. The Fast 50 annual listing of Norway's preeminent technology companies was selected by interna

02/11/2010 FANTA4 Fans Enjoy Front Row 3D Experience
On September 28, 2010, Chyron made history providing graphics for the first live stereoscopic 3D concert by German hip-hop group Die Fantastischen Vier, also known as FANTA4. This exclusive event man

02/11/2010 Holdan's Panasonic Bundle Completes The Circle
Since its launch at this year's IBC, demand for the Panasonic AG-HMC81 has outstripped supply. Now, as a pre-Christmas promotion, Holdan is offering an exclusive incentive to Panasonic customers: purc

02/11/2010 Iambic Media Measures Success With New Divisions Based In London And Scotland
Award-winning independent production company Iambic Media, run by ex-DCD Media CEO Chris Hunt, has announced the launch of two new divisions Iambic Entertainment and Iambic Scotland. The new division

02/11/2010 JCA Restores ITV Global Hit Show Sharpe's Rifles
JCA, provider of media management services to the digital TV and film industry, has announced that it has won a contract to restore the 1993 ITV hit show, Sharpe's Rifles. ITV Global is commissionin

02/11/2010 Ross Ashton The Main Artist At 2010 Pittsburgh Festival Of Lights
Ross Ashton of UK-based The Projection Studio was commissioned by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to be the main artist for the 2010 Pittsburgh Festival of Lights, for which he produced four stunning pr

02/11/2010 Rushes Support The Royal British Legion
Rushes completed colour grading and VFX on The Royal British Legion's TV campaign highlighting their charity work. Conceived by The Gate and realised by RSA, the TV commercials will run on ITV, Sky a

02/11/2010 Ziggo Selects Mirifice For Test Automation
Ziggo, a leading provider of television, internet and telephony in the Netherlands, has selected the MiriATE systems from Mirifice to automate conformance testing of ste-top boxes and interactive digi

01/11/2010 BPS Orders Gekko Karesslite 6012 LED Studio Lighting
Gekko Technology has won an order for 200 Gekko dual colour temperature (tungsten and daylight white) karesslite 6012 luminaires from Broadcast & Production Services (BPS). Based in Hampton, Middles

01/11/2010 Bright Space Add Telemetrics LIU-EX-3
Trade distributor to the AV and broadcast industry and exclusive UK distributor of Telemetrics robotics control equipment, Bright Space Technologies, has announced the availability of the new Telemet

01/11/2010 Cinemark Picks Barco For Latin America Digital
Digital cinema pioneer Barco has announced that it is continuing to grow its market share in Latin America with a new deal to provide Series 2 digital cinema projectors to Cinemark for 100% of their d

01/11/2010 Compact Media Group Appoints New Executive Chairman
Compact Media Group, a leading independent rights administrator and distributor of secondary TV and film rights revenues, has announced the appointment of Executive Chairman Richard Green and new inve

01/11/2010 Linear Acoustic Founder Brings Expertise To AES
The President and founder of Linear Acoustic, Tim Carroll - whose firm is a leader in television audio control from production to transmission - will share his industry insights during two panels at A

01/11/2010 Soundcraft Digital Consoles For Pope's Mass
With a crowd of 75,000 followers, Pope Benedict XVI's voice during mass at the Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, Scotland was entrusted with SSE Audio Group's deployment of two Soundcraft Vi6 digital cons

01/11/2010 TMD And Videocation Partner In Germany
TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), a leader in the development and delivery of solutions and services to the global media, broadcast and archive industries, has announced the appointment of Munich-based Video