Broadcast News Archive for April, 2010
09/04/2010 Digital Rapids' Flux HD Offers 3G-SDI Support
A leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content, Digital Rapids, is debuting the new Flux HD video capture and pre-processing hardware. As the first cards opti

09/04/2010 Installations Surge For Solid State Logic Consoles
Solid State Logic C100 HD and C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Consoles are reporting further successes. The US-based business said that the C100 HDS continues the C100 HD tradition by delivering reliable,

09/04/2010 Nevion Showcases Ventura
A leading video transport solution provider for broadcasters, Nevion (formerly Network/VPG), is to showcase a collection of Ventura products. These provide aggregation and critical transport features

09/04/2010 Sound Man Relates Afghanistan Dangers
Sound mixer Jon Tendrich of Tiger Sound has been reviewing his work on audio for the film Black Tulip, just filmed in war-torn in Afghanistan. He knew he needed reliable equipment for his journey to

08/04/2010 'Beat Generation' Set To Go Online
A London and Dublin-based multi-platform producer, CR Entertainment, is about to launch what they claim is Northern Ireland/Ireland's first online TV-style magazine series, Beat Generation. It will b

08/04/2010 Chinese Deal Boosts ITN Source
The Far East has continued to prove a lucrative market for ITN. ITN's footage sales business, ITN Source continued its expansion in China by announcing that it has sold 500 minutes of content to the

08/04/2010 Digital Media Tees-Off 3D In Augusta
One of Europe's most advanced digital media facilities, The Digital Media Centre (DMC), has announced the debut of its 3D TV capability with the broadcast of the Masters Golf Tournament 2010 . The DM

08/04/2010 Mode-Al Appoints MD
A market leader for multiple monitor mounting solutions has announced the appointment of John Wyatt as Managing Director. Mode-AL, an NAB 2010, exhibitor, (Booth No C3846), said that Mr Wyatt is a hi

08/04/2010 Expands Interactivity Desk
A technology-based business that connects broadcasters, brands, outdoor media owners, and digital screen networks with online and mobile consumers,, has announced a milestone expansion of fun

08/04/2010 Pixelmetrix Signs Virgin Media Deal
The expert name in preventive monitoring for digital television and IPTV networks, Pixelmetrix, has signed an agreement with Virgin Media to roll out the Pixelmetrix Electronic Couch Potato (ECP) acro

08/04/2010 TeleNorba Selects Dalet For News
A leading Italian broadcaster, TeleNorba has selected Dalet Enterprise Edition for end-to-end television news production (TeleNorba) and Dalet Radio Suite HD for managing music programming and radio a

08/04/2010 Venera Gains Investment Funds
A leading digital multimedia solutions company, Venera Technologies, has announced that Valuable Group has completed an equity investment in Venera. The funds raised from the arrangement will contin

07/04/2010 Dolby Announce Monitor Innovation
Dolby Laboratories has announced that for professionals who rely on the most accurate measurement tools for colour-critical work, the new Dolby Professional Reference Monitor PRM-4200 is to deliver th

07/04/2010 Four To Run Third Inbetweeners
Channel 4 has announced that filming commenced in April for a third series of the award winning hit E4 comedy, The Inbetweeners. Still marooned in suburbia, The Inbetweeners follows four friends as

07/04/2010 Grass Valley HD Centre Goes Live In 3D
A Grass Valley Kalyps high-definition Video Production Centre was used recently by mobile production company Game Creek Video to produce a live 3D multi-camera telecast of an NHL Hockey game. It was

07/04/2010 IPV Enhance Curator System For NAB
A leading independent supplier of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, IPV, will use NAB in Las Vegas to showcase the lates

07/04/2010 ITN Adds MHz-Built Vehicle
The forthcoming General Election has helped spark the commissioning of a further news-broadcasting vehicle for ITN. Leading independent international systems integrator, Megahertz (MHz), announced th

07/04/2010 Lighting Crew Overcome Chapel Problems
Technical problems over a chapel's gothic architectural features failed to halt Easter celebrations being broadcast on the Irish channel, RTE. The specialist lighting business based in Belfast, Produ

07/04/2010 Prime Focus Introduce View-D To UK
One of the largest visual entertainment services groups, Prime Focus, has introduced View-D, its proprietary process for the conversion of 2D to 3D stereoscopic images in the UK. The View-D offering

07/04/2010 Projection Studio Launched By Ashton
London-based projection artist and designer Ross Ashton has launched his new creative venture - The Projection Studio. It will be dedicated to the specialist art of large format video and PIGI projec

01/04/2010 Bill's Demise 'Negative' Says BECTU
The decision by ITV to drop the highly popular programme The Bill has been described by the broadcast union BECTU as "short sighted and negative". The union said it is an enormous asset to the indust

01/04/2010 GTC Flying Workshop A Great Success
Last month The Guild of Television Cameramen's (GTC) held the amazing Shooting from Helicopters workshop. Not for the faint hearted, the seminar was hosted by Mike Smith of Flying TV HD at Denham Ae

01/04/2010 Icon Films Announce First Head Of Popular Factual
Bristol-based factual producer Icon Films, has appointed Owen Gay, former Commissioning Editor for The ONE Show, as its first Head of Popular Factual. The appointment forms part of a wider strategy

01/04/2010 Kay Benbow Announced New Controller Of CBeebies
Working in children's television for over 20 years – mainly at the BBC, Kay Benbow has now been announced as the new Controller of the CBeebies Channel. Currently working as Head of CBeebies Producti

01/04/2010 NI Short Makes London Film Festival
A film produced through Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Shorts Programme has been selected for a prestigious national competition. Sundays, written and directed by Alanna Riddell has been selected