Broadcast News Archive for August, 2013
05/08/2013 Forbidden Technologies Announces IBC News
Forbidden Technologies has announced new developments to be unveiled at this year's at IBC show. IBC2013 will see the following new FORscene developments, as stated by the company: • Two additional

05/08/2013 ITV Delivers 2013 Interim Results
ITV continues to deliver strong growth and rebalance, according to the broadcaster's 2013 interim results. The company's stats for the year so far are as follows: - Total Non-NAR revenues up 11% t

05/08/2013 JAMES Launches Apprenticeship Scheme
JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support), has recently launched their Studio Apprenticeship Programme at Metropolis Studios, in association with Creative & Cultural Skills and City & Guilds. The a

05/08/2013 To Unveil HD Interface At IBC2013
Internet media platform nangu.TV will unveil its new HD interface at this year's IBC. "More and more viewers rely on discussions with friends or previous viewing patterns when selecting movies and TV

05/08/2013 Ofcom Announces Channel 4 Board Members
Ofcom has named Mark Price as Deputy Chairman of the Channel 4 Board, whilst Stewart Purvis has been appointed as a non-executive member. Mark Price has been a non-executive member of the Board since

05/08/2013 Visual Unity Joins PROVYS For IBC2013
OTT and Multiscreen solutions provider Visual Unity has announced a strategic collaboration with software solutions provider PROVYS at IBC2013. The partnership will showcase how the two companies are

02/08/2013 Camberwell Guides: Shooting A Car On Green Screen
Shooting a subject on green screen is relatively simple. People, unlike motor vehicles, tend not to have curved and angular edges, says Camberwell's Sam Parkinson... These highly polished and

02/08/2013 Channel 4 Announces Retainer Agreements
Channel 4 Online has announced 12-month retainer agreements with two regional digital agencies, Leeds-based Numiko and Rckt based in Sheffield. The agreements will see each agency guaranteed a minimu

02/08/2013 Custom Consoles Launches EditOne Edit-Suite Furniture
Custom Consoles will launch its new range of low-cost, flat-pack technical furniture, EditOne, at this year's IBC show. The EditOne desk incorporates three equipment pods with a collective nine units

02/08/2013 Editec Supplies BT Sport
UK Ultra Slow Motion provider Editec has been selected by Sunset+Vine to supply I-MOVIX high speed camera systems for BT Sport's TV coverage of the English Barclays Premier League season and Aviva Pre

02/08/2013 HARMAN Announces JBL Pro Series 3
HARMAN has announced the release of its JBL Professional 3 Series studio monitors. The JBL 3 Series features two models: the LSR305, 5-inch powered studio monitor; and the LSR308, 8-inch powered stud

02/08/2013 HHB To Make 'Important' Announcements At IBC
HHB Communications are to make new announcements at IBC2013 with co-exhibitors TC Electronic, Dynaudio Professional and Mogami Cables on Stand 8.D56 in Hall 8. The company will be demonstrating a ran

02/08/2013 IDC Vow To 'Grow Ad Revenue' At IBC2013
International Datacasting (IDC) has vowed to help TV and radio broadcasters "reduce costs, attract new customers, and grow advertising revenue" at this year's IBC show. Among the products on hand wil

02/08/2013 Riedel Provide Intercom For IBC
Riedel Communications has announced it is providing a comprehensive intercom system for the IBC auditorium at IBC2013. Dubbed the IBC Big Screen, the 1,700-seat auditorium and its audio and video pre

02/08/2013 Studiotech To Showcase New OB Vans At IBC
Global systems specialist Studiotech will be showcasing its new Studiotech DSNG/OB Vans at this year's IBC. The Mercedes four wheel drive vans are equipped with everything required for DSNG or OB use

02/08/2013 Technicolor Completes C4 Drama Project
Technicolor has announced its recent colour grading and VFX work on a new, four-part historical mini-series called The Mill. The Channel 4 drama is set in 1833 and is based on real events that took p

01/08/2013 BBC Trust Reviews YouView
The BBC Trust has begun a review into the corporation's involvement in broadband television service YouView. YouView is an on demand TV service that enables viewers with a broadband connection to wat

01/08/2013 Channel 4 Confirms Potential TransformatLab Funding
Channel 4 has confirmed potential project development funding for the TransformatLab projects devised by participants in 2013 and 2014. TransformatLab is a workshop-based training programme designed

01/08/2013 Cobham To Broadcast Volvo Ocean Race
Cobham has been named Broadcast Equipment Partner for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. The company will provide technical infrastructure to facilitate the viewing of the competition at the Race Villages

01/08/2013 Cotech Announce New LED Filter Range
Welsh coated film specialists Cotech have announced the release of a new semi-rigid filter range for use on LED lighting fixtures within the film, TV and broadcast industry. The new semi-rigid-filter

01/08/2013 Polecam Systems Announces IBC Lineup
Polecam Systems has announced it will showcase its latest rigs, including the Starter Pack PSP and the new fine control Polecam motorised heads, along with new cameras from Toshiba, IO Industries, Pan

01/08/2013 RTS ADAM At The Heart Of French Open
RTS systems have recently been involved with France Télévisions in the broadcast of this year's French Open Tennis tournament. At the heart of the RTS system was a full-sized Advanced Digital Audio M

01/08/2013 SGo Heats Up Lava Land
3D Specialist BTV Post has selected the SGo Mistika for grading, online-finishing, re-versioning and digitally mastering four documentary films titled Lava Land for Electric Sky. Filming included aer

01/08/2013 Shure Mics Up Wireless 2013
Shure Distribution supplied 12 channels of its Axient RF microphone system and 18 channels of PSM1000 in-ear monitoring at this year's Wireless Festival in London. "All UK summer festivals are busy,

01/08/2013 Sony To Open Pinewood Centre
Sony has announced it is to open a new Digital Motion Picture Centre at Pinewood Studios later this summer. The DMPC will act as a resource for training and knowledge sharing on Sony’s latest cameras