Broadcast News Archive for April, 2011
18/04/2011 Band Pro And RED Digital Cinema Announce Marketing And Service Agreement
Band Pro Film & Digital, renowned pioneers of digital cinematography equipment including the ultra-high resolution of Leica Summilux-C PL mount lenses, and RED Digital Cinema, developers of RED camera

18/04/2011 Blitz Hits BBC NI
The BBC will tonight mark the 70th anniversary of three deadly raids German air raids on Northern Ireland in 1941 with survivors of the Belfast Blitz remembering the horror which devastated both their

18/04/2011 Boris FX Announces Intention To Support Apple Final Cut Pro X Release
Boris FX, a leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, has announced its intention to support the new Apple Final Cut Pro X release. The Boris FX product family for Apple

18/04/2011 Dalet Inks OEM Deal With Softel
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading developer of enterprise Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, announced at NAB a business partnership with Softel to resell the Swift vTX closed caption and su

18/04/2011 RTW Unveils New TouchMonitor Firmware At NAB
RTW, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices, introduced a new firmware, version 1.14 for its TouchMonitor series of audio metering products at NAB.

18/04/2011 Vimond And Vizrt Team Up To Offer Online And Mobile Platform
Vimmond Media Solutions, which provides a comprehensive environment for managing and delivering multiformat over-the-top (OTT) media services, announced at NAB that it is teaming up with Vizrt, a lead

15/04/2011 'Letter From Ulster' Director Honoured
Northern Ireland's most legendary film director and Belfast's first bohemian, Brian Desmond Hurst, has been honoured with a commemorative 'blue plaque' in the city's Queen's Film Theatre. As part of

15/04/2011 Autoscript Launches Innovative Prompting Accessories At NAB
Leading teleprompting company Autoscript has launched CountPlus and CuePlus, two new prompting accessories that will make studio life easier for on-screen talent. CuePlus caters for those with colour

15/04/2011 Beijing Crystal CG Evolves Into Film Scanning For 2012
Official Digital Mascot provider to the 2012 London Olympics, Beijing Crystal Film & Animation Technology, has taken delivery of a new diTTo Evolution 2K and 4K film scanner for its prestigious head o

15/04/2011 Channel 4 Recalls Dambusters
Channel 4 History Commissioning Editor, Julia Harrington, has signed-up Windfall Films to produce The Return of The Dambusters - an ambitious special following engineers, explosive experts and aircrew

15/04/2011 MultiDyne SilverBACK Makes NAB Debut
MultiDyne Video & Fibre Optic Systems, a premier provider of fibre optic video and audio transports and routing solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, has expanded its field acquisition pro

15/04/2011 Primera Announces DP-4102 XRP Disc Publishers
Primera Technology, a leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, announced its DP-4102 XRP Disc Publisher at NAB. DP-4102 XRP Disc Publishers are the newest addition to Primera's DP-

15/04/2011 RAI Television Advances With Hitachi SK-HD100 And EFP Cameras
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Europe has announced that RAI Television Corporation of Italy has selected Hitachi's state-of-the-art high-definition (HD) television cameras to upgrade its digital studios an

15/04/2011 Transvideo Presents First US Demo Of 3D Monitors At NAB
Transvideo, a leading company in electronic design for the film, video and avionics industries, will show its award-winning CineMonitorHD 3DView family of monitors for the first time in the US, at NAB

14/04/2011 Anton/Bauer Demonstrates Universal Applications Of Gold Mount System At NAB
Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world's premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, wil

14/04/2011 Compix Announces 3D Broadcast Graphics Innovation With VirtualOverlay Technology
Compix, a leading developer of professional character generators (CGs), has announced the release of the Compix Persona character generator line with its revolutionary VirtualOverlay technology - a n

14/04/2011 Dalet Networks With Axia At NAB
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading developer of enterprise Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, and Axia Audio, the networked-audio division of Telos Systems, are showcasing the new Axia Livewi

14/04/2011 Harris Qualifies Softel Swift TX For Selenio And NetVX
Softel has announced that its Swift TX captioning and subtitling transmission software has been qualified by Harris to provide closed caption and subtitle processing with its Selenio media convergence

14/04/2011 Linear Acoustic Updates For NAB
Linear Acoustic, a leader in television audio control from production to transmission, is offering the upgraded audio/loudness manager at NAB. Tim Carroll, Founder of Linear Acoustic, said:

14/04/2011 Thomson Video Networks Enters Framework Agreement With Telenor Satellite Broadcasting
Thomson Video Networks has announced a multiyear framework agreement with Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc). Under the partnership, Thomson will supply consultancy and commissioning services tog

14/04/2011 Vinten Is 3D Ready At NAB
Leading camera supports provider Vinten is demonstrating it is 3D ready with the launch of the company's new 3D wedge adapter at this year's NAB. The Vinten 3D wedge balances rigs which cannot be mou

14/04/2011 XDC And Odeon/UCI Cinema Group To Deploy Digital Screens In Portugal
European cinema operator, the Odeon/UCI Cinema Group and European digital cinema service company XDC have agreed contracts for a deployment of digital cinema systems under XDC's VPF funding scheme. D

13/04/2011 Influxis Hosts Wowza Media Server
Media server company Wowza Media Systems have announced that Influxis, a creative streaming expert, is offering a new hosting service for Wowza Media Server 2. With Influxis' expert developer support

13/04/2011 Local Hero Post Completes Facility Upgrade With SCRATCH
Local Hero Post, a boutique digital intermediate facility in Santa Monica specialising in file-based workflow, has completed a major facility upgrade. Designed to service file-based filmmaking, Loca

13/04/2011 MILOS Installed At Bath Spa University
UK-based production, rental and installation company Enlightened has designed and installed a bespoke MILOS Quatro 290V trussing ground support system for a brand new performance space that has been c