Broadcast News Archive for March, 2016
23/03/2016 SMPTE Confirms Upcoming Submission Deadlines
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has issued a call for papers for the SMPTE Student Paper Award. It is also accepting applications for the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scho

23/03/2016 Successful CABSAT For Custom Consoles
Custom Consoles has reported a successful CABSAT 2016, which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, from 8 – 10 March. "Over the years we have built up excellent business relationships in the

23/03/2016 Things To Check On When Filming With Animals
The following feature, 'Things to Check on when Filming with Animals', has been written by Animals Work. 1. Look under the guidelines working with animals in the film industry 2. Make sure the s

23/03/2016 Vidcheck's Vidchecker Embraces IMF
Vidcheck has announced an expansion to its Vidchecker and Vidchecker-post automated quality control software with the addition of new features for checking Interoperable Master Format (IMF) metadata a

23/03/2016 Winners Announced For RTS Programme Awards 2016
The winners of this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards 2016, in partnership with Audio Network, have been announced at a ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel, London. The winners

22/03/2016 Atomos Launch Flame Series
Atomos has announced the launch of the Shogun Flame and Ninja Flame, aimed at delivering 4K HDR to everyone. The Atomos Flame Series delivers an advanced 7" field monitor, accurately displaying 10

22/03/2016 Bridge Technologies To Debut New Products At NAB
Bridge Technologies has announced it will demonstrate a number of new technologies and products at NAB 2016. At the show, the company will showcase its new model services package initiative that p

22/03/2016 Deluxe Hires Chief Creative Officer
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) has appointed Stefan Sonnenfeld as Chief Creative Officer. Mr Sonnenfeld will be responsible for the artistic strategy of the Deluxe brand and ens

22/03/2016 Expansion Continues For Suitcase TV
Suitcase TV is continuing its expansion by announcing a new appointment to its team, as well as opening a new premises. Fiona Watt joins the company as financial controller and will be responsible

22/03/2016 Hocus Products' Smart Roller To Start Shipping
Hocus Products' new Smart Roller for Axis1 is due to start shipping in the next two weeks. Since its initial launch, the system has been updated, with new functions installed. The Smart Roller is

22/03/2016 How To Be Really Creative
For those who didn't attend the BVE Expo at London's ExCel centre, the show was a cornucopia of technology, broadcast services, and industry insight. By Really Creative Media. For us, this meant we

22/03/2016 Howard Dixon Joins ATG Danmon UK
ATG Danmon has added to its engineering management team with the appointment of Howard Dixon as Project Manager. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Hertfordshire and will work along

22/03/2016 SGL To Unveil FlashNet Infinity At NAB
SGL has confirmed it will launch FlashNet Infinity at NAB 2016, booth SL5306. FlashNet Infinity provides broadcasters and content owners with a dashboard that simplifies archive procedures, and is

22/03/2016 UPPM Launches Bruton Vaults Label
Universal Publishing Production Music (UPPM) has launched its Bruton Vaults label. The label has been curated from the Bruton Music back catalogue archive from the 1970s. The label includes origin

21/03/2016 Expands Range Of Products
West London's latest broadcast hire company – – is now offering an even greater range of pro-broadcast equipment. Bob Mann, joint Managing Director of the company, spoke exclusively to Br

21/03/2016 BVN Chooses Axon's SMART DVB System
Axon Digital Design has announced that its SMART DVB system has been selected by Best of Vlaanderen and the Netherlands (BVN) to ensure the quality of programmes transmitted via its network from outle

21/03/2016 Connecting Cameras And CCUs
An End-to-End Optical Infrastructure From Bluebell Opticom. By Paul McCann, Managing Director, Bluebell Opticom. For more than 20 years, Bluebell has supplied fibre optic systems that deliver miss

21/03/2016 EBS Expand EPG Data Contracts
EBS has confirmed its EPG data contracts with MultiChoice and Cyta have been expanded. The extensions highlight EBS' commitment to providing services that address the increasing number of channels

21/03/2016 Keep It Simple
The Royalty Free Music model for licensing music for media projects has grown in reputation over the last 10 years and most producers now agree that the quality is comparable to any music produced by

21/03/2016 NAB Debut For GatesAir Maxiva Transmitters
GatesAir has announced it will debut the Maxiva UAXT-12 and UAXT-16 at NAB 2016. The two products are the latest additions to the Maxiva UAXT high-efficiency, air-cooled, UHF transmitter range. Th

21/03/2016 Renewed Call For ITN Source Short Film Competition 2016 Entries
ITN Source has renewed its call for entries to this year's ITN Source Short Film Competition 2016, in association with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Audio Network. For the competition, ITN Source has ope

21/03/2016 TASCAM Unveils Multi-Track Recorder
TASCAM has unveiled the DR-680 MKII portable multi-track recorder. It enables up to eight tracks to be recorded in a number of locations and environments, and records up to 192 kHz resolution. Bui

21/03/2016 Wire Broadcast For The Farm Project
Wire Broadcast has been undertaking the technical installation at The Farm's new prestigious site at Newman Street, London. Wire has worked with The Farm on a number of occasions in the past, notably

18/03/2016 Anton/Bauer's New Cine Battery Series To Debut At NAB 2016
Anton/Bauer has announced its North American debut of the new CINE battery series at NAB 2016. The new CINE series continues the brand's history of producing the industry's most powerful and durab

18/03/2016 BenQ Reveals PV Series Video Post-Production Monitors
BenQ has announced high-end PV series monitors for advanced cinematic and video post-production. For editors and colourists that demand uncompromising colour accuracy and high resolution, the PV320