Broadcast News Archive for January, 2014
14/01/2014 Süddeutsche Zeitung Deploys LiveU At Frankfurt Book Fair
Germany's largest national subscription daily newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, has selected LiveU's technology to provide coverage of the Frankfurt Book Fair on its website. The paper chose LiveU to d

14/01/2014 UK Creative Industries Worth £71.4bn A Year
The UK’s creative industries are now worth £71.4bn per year to the UK economy, according to stats released today by the government. Britain's creativity, as seen through its film, television and musi

14/01/2014 WohlerDPP Released, Powered By RadiantGrid
Wohler Technologies today announced the release of WohlerDPP, powered by RadiantGrid™. The new solution leverages Wohler's RadiantGrid Intelligent Media Transformation Platform™ to accelerate repacka

13/01/2014 Avid Appoints Senior Management Positions
Avid has appointed two new senior management positions. Rick Lowenstein has been appointed senior vice president of customer success and professional services, while Mitch Weaver joins as vice presid

13/01/2014 BBFC Revises Classification Guidelines
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has published its new Classification Guidelines today, which will come into force on 24 February 2014. The new guidelines follow a public consultation

13/01/2014 Facilis Terrablock 6.0 Now Shipping
Facilis is now shipping TerraBlock 6.0, the latest version of its shared storage solution. New features include Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)/Active Directory synchronisation, volume s

13/01/2014 Front Porch Digital Selected To Digitise RSA Broadcaster
Front Porch Digital has announced that South African free-to-air broadcaster has purchased a DIVArchive® CSM system for its Cape Town facility. Converting the asset library from analog to digita

13/01/2014 Ideal Systems Launches SoftCast Technologies
Systems integrator Ideal Systems Group has launched SoftCast Technologies, a suite of software products for operating and managing broadcast television channels. SoftCast will be supported exclusivel

13/01/2014 JoeCo Supplies For Major French Choral Event
Four BlackBox BBR64MADI systems from UK-based JoeCo were recently used for virtual sound checking and recording 224 channels of audio at a music event in France. The Lorraine de Choeur 2013, held in

13/01/2014 nangu.TV To Showcase At CSTB 2014
nangu.TV is an interactive media platform for traditional and new internet service providers. The platform will be showcased via the IP4TV EVO4 set-top box at this year's CSTB 2014. Features will in

13/01/2014 Scottish Screen Selected For Sundance
Two films supported by Creative Scotland are to receive world premieres at this year's Sundance Film Festival, running from 16-26 January at Park City, Utah, USA. Exchange & Mart and God Help the Gir

10/01/2014 'Serious Weaknesses' Undermined BBC's DMI Project - Report
"Serious weaknesses in project management and reporting, a lack of focus on business change and piecemeal assurance arrangements" have been blamed for the failure of the BBC's Digital Media Initiative

10/01/2014 BFI Announces 2014 Cultural Highlights
The British Film Institute (BFI) is to focus on China next year as part of its cultural programme for 2014. The BFI says it will deliver a ream of cultural projects "focusing on this hugely important

10/01/2014 Screen Tourism Potential 'Untapped'
The potential for 'screen tourism' to deliver economic benefits to the UK economy must not be ignored, according to Film London. The body delivered its New Year message following last year's partners

10/01/2014 SMPTE Announces UK Digital Media Seminar
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is bringing its 'Digital Media: Production to Distribution Using IP' seminar to the UK next month. Led by SMPTE Fellow Bruce Devlin and

10/01/2014 Video Entertainment Continues To Grow
Consumer spending on video entertainment in the UK grew from £2,245bn to £2,256bn in 2013, according to figures released by the British Video Association (BVA). This was driven by a 40.2% rise in spe

10/01/2014 Young Irish Encouraged To Grasp New Media
Media-savvy young people in Ireland need support to make better use of media, according to an end-of-year report from the Irish Film Institute (IFI). The 12-13 Project Report by IFI Education was fun

09/01/2014 'From 1994' First To Use Freefly System's MōVI M10 With ARRI Alexa M
The emotionally powerful short film, From 1994, produced by Seattle-based MINDCASTLE, is the first film to be shot entirely using Freefly System's MōVI camera stabilizer with the ARRI Alexa M dig

09/01/2014 BTV Complete Full Post-Production For Factual Documentary
BTV completed full post-production for the factual documentary, exploring the gravity defying exploits of Abseilon Building Services; America's largest high-rise cleaning company. 3D and 2D deliverab

09/01/2014 DPA Microphones To Be Used At NAMM Show
Folk pop band SHEL will once again be the headlining act for DPA Microphones at the 2014 NAMM Show (Booth 7119). Longtime fans of the company, SHEL is made up of four sisters (Sarah, Hannah, Eva and

09/01/2014 Mustard TV Choose NewTek System For Its Broadcast Operations
Mustard TV has chosen a NewTek TriCaster 8000 multi-camera production system as the hub of its broadcast operations, as it prepares to broadcast to Norwich and the surrounding area on Freeview Channel

09/01/2014 Tallyman Control System For New 'Grizz HD' Production Truck
TSL Products recently supplied Kodiak Mobile Television with a TallyMan Control System for its new 'Grizz HD' Production Truck. David Kearnes, co-owner of Kodiak Mobile Television, says that they im

09/01/2014 Tyrell Selected As Brevity Reseller For The UK And Ireland
Tyrell has been appointed as a Brevity reseller for the UK and Ireland. This move builds on the successful adoption of the Brevity super-accelerated file transfer and transcoding technology by leadi

08/01/2014 BBTV Channel 7 Deploys Pilat Media's IBMS
BBTV Channel 7, has deployed Pilat Media's IBMS (Integrated Business Management System) to manage all content, rights, and media traffic across its entire broadcast operations. In addition to suppor

08/01/2014 Broadcast Networks Completes Infrastructure Projects Across Europe
Broadcast Networks have completed a number of diverse broadcast system projects during 2013 for international organisations such as Chellomedia, News UK the Dutch Parliament. The projects showcase Br