Broadcast News Archive for May, 2011
20/05/2011 Bow Tie Television Awarded Contract To Televise UK Parliament
Bow Tie Television has been awarded the contract to televise the UK Parliament for the next five years. Bow Tie Television has been involved in the broadcasting of the UK Parliament since televising

20/05/2011 Crestron Utilises D-Tools System Integrator Software To Design Crestron Experience Centres
D-Tools, a leading provider of system integration software, has announced that Crestron, a leading provider of advanced home, campus and building control automation utilised D-Tools' award-winning Sys

20/05/2011 Evolution Digital Chooses Softel's MediaSphere To Power Interactive Solutions For Cable Operators
Softel has announced that Denver-based Evolution Digital has become a licensed reseller of Softel's MediaSphere playout solutions. The company will use the MediaSphere product line to offer new intera

20/05/2011 Image Systems Announces First Golden Eye Film Scanner Sale Following Acquisition
Image Systems, formerly known as Digital Vision, has announced that Watchmaker Films, a next-generation motion picture restoration and distribution company based in London's Soho, has placed an order

20/05/2011 Ross Video Appoints New Regional Sales Manager
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Carl Cavagnolo, as Regional Sales Manager for Metro New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Cavagnolo will be based in Mount Kisco, NY and report to

20/05/2011 Tango Tours With Orbital's T
Orbital Sound, a leading sound and communication systems specialist for the theatre, event and broadcast markets, has reported on the success of the sound system supplied for the UK tour of dance spec

20/05/2011 The Foundry Joins The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 100
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry has ranked 54th in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 100. Published May 8th, the second annual The Sunday Times HSBC International Track

19/05/2011 Audiopole Specifies HARMAN's Studer Routing Matrix For Improved Workflow, As Arte Upgrades To HD
Arte, the French/German TV network, has upgraded the facilities at its Strasbourg HQ with a major Harman Studer routing solution, supplied by Audiopole, Studer's French distributors. The network's ch

19/05/2011 BBC ALBA Launches On Virgin Media
Gaelic television channel BBC ALBA has launched on Virgin Media's cable channel 188, making it available to all of its digital TV customers for the very first time in Scotland. To date, BBC ALBA has

19/05/2011 Cannes Film Festival Upgrades Content Distribution To IPTV
Organisers of the Cannes Film Festival are making fundamental changes to the way daily content from the event is being distributed to attending broadcast media by switching to IPTV technology from Ext

19/05/2011 Estonia's Levira Simplifies Multichannel Monitoring With Volicon Observer Enterprise System
Volicon has announced that Estonia-based playout service provider Levira is using the Observer Enterprise digital video logging and monitoring system for centralised off-air asset monitoring at the co

19/05/2011 Framestore Promotes Helen Hughes To Head Of Production
Oscar-winning visual effects company Framestore's London office is promoting Helen Hughes to its top commercials production role, Head of Production. The appointment starts in May 2011 and coincides

19/05/2011 Grass Valley K2 Summit SAN Streamlines HD Playout For Croatia's Arena TV Channels
Working closely with local systems integrator Kapetanovic Sistemi, Grass Valley has supplied engineering support and equipment to improve operations at the Zagreb high-definition and playout facility

19/05/2011 Naxoo Goes Interactive In Switzerland, Powered By Zappware
Zappware, a leading developer of off-the-shelf and custom designed interactive television (iDTV) solutions, has announced the successful launch of its iDTV platform by Swiss cable operator 022 Télégen

19/05/2011 Primera Opens Sales And Support Office São Paulo
Primera Technology, a leading manufacturer of specialty printers and CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, has announced that it has opened a new office in São Paulo, Brazil. The office will provide sa

18/05/2011 AETA Launches Professional Audio Recording And Live Broadcasting App For iPhone, iPad, Mac And PC
AETA AUDIO Systems has announced the launch of eScoop, the most complete professional audio recording and broadcasting tool for devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and PCs. eScoop provides breakth

18/05/2011 Announces New Concept For Live Reporting From Streets Of London has announced the launch of 'Street-Live', a network of hotspots that allows broadcasters to stream live pictures out of central London at a fraction of the cost of satellite trucks. Used for

18/05/2011 Doremi Cinema Servers Used For All Digital Screenings At Cannes 2011
Doremi Cinema's servers are being used for all digital screenings at Cannes 2011. Doremi is working with its partners at Cannes for the presentation of digital films at the Festival. Doremi equipment

18/05/2011 Report Tunes Into Ireland's TV Viewing
The Republic of Ireland's Communications Minister, Pat Rabbitte has published a report on TV viewing methods in Ireland. The report, which was commissioned from Behaviour and Attitudes, surveyed 1,1

18/05/2011 Ross Video Announces Carbonite World Tour
After the successful launch of Carbonite, Ross' new mid-size production switchers at NAB 2011, Ross Video will put the show on the road with a Carbonite World Tour. The new Carbonite series attracte

18/05/2011 Ross Video Appoints New USA Channel Manager
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Joseph Guerrero as Channel Manager for the USA. Mr Guerrero will be based in Warwick, NY, and will report to Kyle Luther, Director of Sales - USA. In his n

18/05/2011 RTBF Adds More OnAir Consoles To Its Studer Stock
Heynen, a professional supplier of media processing applications, has announced a multi-year agreement with RTBF (Radio télévision belge de la communauté française) for the supply and integration of S

18/05/2011 talkbackTHAMES Digital Expands Team With New Commercial Development Manager
talkbackTHAMES digital, a joint venture between FremantleMedia Enterprises and talkbackTHAMES, has appointed Martin Ogden as Commercial Development Manager. Ogden will report to Head of talkbackTHAME

17/05/2011 AC-ET, Prolyte & Backstage Academy Rigging School A Big Success
A.C. Entertainment Technologies' Rigging Division's first two-day Rigging School of 2011 was completely sold out and a great success. The Rigging School - a training partnership between A.C. Rigging

17/05/2011 BFI's Restoration Of The Great White SIlence Wins Focal Award
The BFI National Archive was awarded Best Archive Restoration Title at the Focal International Awards 2011 for the restoration of The Great White Silence (Herbert Ponting, 1924), which follows Captain