Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
07/11/2011 DNP Supply Rear Pro Wall For China Military Base
Wincomn Technology has completed a complex rear projection upgrade in a command room at a military base in Guangdong Province, South China. They achieved this with the aid of advanced displays from

07/11/2011 Hollywood And Silicon Valley Senior Executives Visit Belfast
A delegation of senior executives from the entertainment and technology industries in Hollywood and Silicon Valley have been in Belfast, putting the city in the global spotlight once again. The high

07/11/2011 Matrox Releases New I/O Card
Matrox Video Products Group have announced the immediate availability of Matrox Mojito MAX, an SDI/HDMI/analog HD/SD video and professional audio I/O card that includes an onboard Matrox MAX H.264 enc

07/11/2011 Netflix Launch New Film Streaming Service
Netflix has announced a multi-year deal to provide its subscription streaming service to the UK and Ireland, in partnership with Hollywood studio MGM. The deal means UK and Irish customers will be ab

07/11/2011 RED II Mobile Recording Unit, Put To Test
Earlier this summer, broadcast sound specialist Red TX commissioned its new RED II mobile recording unit, which has been designed specifically to cater for 3D and 7.1 surround sound productions. Now

07/11/2011 UK Calls For Kubrick Exhibition
A petition has been posted online in an attempt to bring the highly acclaimed Kubrick Exhibition to London for 2012. The exhibition, which celebrates and explores the works of director Stanley Kubric

04/11/2011 AMIS Meets Elaborate Demands Of Live Sports Industry
With the live sporting and entertainment circuit demanding more elaborate production set-ups than ever before, AMIS, the specialist video production company has announced its investment in two Flir ca

04/11/2011 BBC Leaves The Midlands Out In The Cold
The BBC's decision to abandon almost all television and radio production in the Midlands is causing growing anger in the region. Labour MP for Selly Oak Stephen McCabe is tabling an Early Day Motion

04/11/2011 IFI Irish Film Archive Preservation Fund Launched
Saoirse Ronan is digitally transported into a century of Irish films to launch the IFI Irish Film Archive Preservation Fund – a major new initiative to secure the future of Ireland's film heritage. I

04/11/2011 ITV Granada Extends Reach With New Carriage Deals
ITV Studios Global Entertainment have announced a host of new carriage deals for its leading Asia-based entertainment channel ITV Granada, with major pay TV platforms in the Middle East, India and Sou

04/11/2011 New Report Reveals Communications Coverage And Capacity In The UK
Ofcom has launched digital communications coverage maps, including outdoor mobile coverage and mobile broadband availability, using data supplied by communications providers. The maps, available at <

04/11/2011 NUJ Calls For Vote Of No Confidence In BBC Director General
A meeting of BBC NUJ reps has unanimously agreed to call for a vote of no confidence in Mark Thompson – an unprecedented act against the director general in the corporation's history. The wide-rangi

04/11/2011 Plans Approved For Outdoor Screen At MediaCityUK
Salford Council has given the green light to the owners and developers of MediaCityUK, The Peel Group, to install a double-sided outdoor screen on the piazza at the 36-acre development on Salford Quay

04/11/2011 Polyformes Introduces Variety Of Cases To Suit All Microphones And Systems
Polyformes has a range of cases to suit all types and sizes of microphones and systems. Whether your preference is for handhelds or wireless sets, we have a carry case that will take as much or as lit

04/11/2011 Q-Ball Captures The Magic Of Derren Brown's 'The Guilt Trip'
Twenty-two Camera Corps speciality cameras captured Derren Brown's 'The Guilt Trip' at full 1080-line high resolution for transmission on UK broadcast television today, Friday 4 November. This was t

04/11/2011 RadiantGrid Names Cache Media European Distributor
RadiantGrid Technologies, the developer of leading-edge transcoding, transformation and New Media AutomationTM service platforms, has named Cache Media its European distributor. As a result of this ne

03/11/2011 3DRigs Launches Pro Light 3D Stereoscopic Camera Rig
Leading 3D Stereoscopic Rig manufacturer,, has announced the launch of their Pro Light 3D Stereoscopic camera rig. Following on from the success of the Pro Ultra Rig, the Pro Light is a co

03/11/2011 ACE Ups The Ante With Quantel
ACE, a specialist Belgian film-effects facility, has upgraded its Quantel iQ to full Pablo 2K specification with the Neo panel. It has also purchased Pablo PA, Quantel's conform, preparation and workf

03/11/2011 BVE Joins Production Show In ExCel Move
Broadcast Video Expo (BVE), and sister event The Production Show (TPS), will have a new home in 2013. Prompted by the uncertainty over the future of Earls Court, ExCeL has been selected as the best

03/11/2011 C2S System Builds Dual-Truck OB For SuperSport
C2S Systems, the systems integration arm of WTS based in Leeds, has completed the second of two HD Outside Broadcast units for South African broadcaster SuperSport, due to beshipped at the end of this

03/11/2011 First Media Introduces Dolby Digital Plus To Living Rooms Across Indonesia
First Media has implemented Dolby Digital Plus surround sound as part of its HD pay-TV service offering. "With Dolby Digital Plus as part of our HD service we are now able to complement stunning pict

03/11/2011 HARMAN's Lexicon PCM Total Bundle Frizzell Control
Canadian composer John Frizzell has scored more than 35 films, TV scores and movies for television, including "Alien: Resurrection", "Office Space", "Legion", "The Roommate" and the new television ser

03/11/2011 New Products From Canford At BVE North
Canford's latest range of mains distribution units featuring sequential powering up and down will receive their UK launch at the show and have not been seen in the UK before. The newly launched CatKit

03/11/2011 Primera Announces 50-Disc Version Of World's Disc Publishers DP-4051
Primera Technology, the world's leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, has announced its DP-4051 Disc Publisher. This new model delivers the same industry-leading performance as

03/11/2011 S&T Has All The Right Answers For Challenge
Strategy & Technology (S&T) has provided an updated MHEG-5 application for the Freeview version of Challenge, the Sky-owned channel that shows classic game shows such as Play Your Cards Right, Family