Broadcast News Archive for June, 2016
27/06/2016 Viaccess-Orca To Participate In VR Panel
Viaccess-Orca has announced that Alain Nochimowski, Executive vice president of Innovation, will take part in a panel addressing Virtual Reality at Cable Congress 2016. The panel, 'Virtual or Real

27/06/2016 Vizrt Extends Facebook Partnership
Vizrt has revealed it has extended its partnership with Facebook. The agreement will see the company provide more tools to enable broadcasters strengthen audience engagement and discover valuable

24/06/2016 Aurora Completes EU Live Debate Project
Aurora recently completed work on the BBC's televised live debate ahead of referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Held at the SSE Wembley Arena, representatives from the Leave and Remain camp

24/06/2016 Bubble & Squeak Adds To Team
Bubble & Squeak has announced two new members to its team. Senior Account Executive Ema Murphy joins the company from Sky, where she was Assistant PR Executive to its major TV channels. Prior to

24/06/2016 EditShare Announce Flow MAM Update
EditShare has announced an update to its Flow Media Asset Management (MAM) solution. The EditShare Flow upgrade features content delivery to Amazon S3, batch sidecar metadata file processi

24/06/2016 European Debut For New SGL FlashNet Features
SGL has said it will showcase the newest version of its FlashNet content management solution at IBC 2016. The solution is designed to integrate with MAM or automation control systems, providing improv

24/06/2016 IEEE BTS Issues Call For Sponsors
The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) has issued a call for sponsors to host upcoming sessions of the society's 'Bridging the Gap' technical training program. The two-day seminar, which is o

24/06/2016 Imagine Communications Provides Support For IP Live Studio
Imagine Communications recently participated in the launch of Sony's IP Live Studio at its Digital Motion Picture Centre Europe (DMPCE), located at Pinewood Film Studios. The company has confirmed

24/06/2016 Jünger Audio To Demo Smart Audio
Jünger Audio has announced it will demonstrate its Smart Audio solution at IBC 2016. Smart Audio aims to help broadcasters embrace automated audio production, particularly in live environments. It

24/06/2016 Kenro Adds To LED Portfolio
Kenro has expanded its offering of affordable LED lights and panels manufactured by NanGuang. The NanGuang LED Studio Light Panel (CN-T340) emits a soft, diffused, flicker-free light, suita

24/06/2016 Macnica Technology Joins AIMS
Macnica Technology, a division of Macnica Inc., has become the latest organisation to join the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). Macnica utilises video and high speed networking expertise to

23/06/2016 'Trailer Park Boys' Utilises Marquis X2Pro
Marquis Broadcast has announced that its X2Pro Audio Convert has been utilised on Netflix show, Trailer Park Boys. X2Pro works by integrating Final Cut Pro X into professional audio workflows, con

23/06/2016 Barnfind Technologies Chosen For Rio Event
Barnfind Technologies has revealed that more than 100 of its BarnOne frames are to be sent to Rio de Janeiro this summer, during a competitive sporting event. The BarnOne platform is based on the

23/06/2016 Broadcaster Uses Egripment's Xtreme T10 For Euro 2016 Coverage
The Xtreme T10 encoded telescopic crane from Egripment is being used by German broadcaster ARD & ZDF as part of its daily live broadcast from the UEFA Euro 2016. The crane is being used within the

23/06/2016 Graham Ramsey Joins Shotoku Team
Graham Ramsey has joined Shotoku Broadcast Systems in a senior capacity, the company has announced. Mr Ramsey will be responsible for increasing Shotoku's global presence. He will be based at the comp

23/06/2016 Harmonic Provides OTT Solution
Harmonic has provided a complete OTT solution to Finland-based telecommunications operator DNA for its TV multiscreen service. The company's multiscreen processing and delivery solutions allow DNA

23/06/2016 Hitachi Adds HDR To Broadcast Cameras
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America has announced the addition of HDR to its UHD 4K and HDTV broadcast cameras. The upgraded cameras will be on display at Telemundo Cine Video Television Expo, 28 June –

23/06/2016 HPA Tech Retreat UK To Include Cinema Display Environment
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced it is to collaborate with RealD, Dolby, and other companies to create a special screening environment at the inaugural HPA Tech Retreat UK. T

23/06/2016 New Appointment To Irish Film Board
Dr Annie Doona has been appointed Chair designate of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), for the period until the completion of the term of the present Board in January 2017. Dr D

23/06/2016 Riedel Communications, Ideal Group Extend Contract
Riedel Communications has extended its partnership with systems integrator Ideal Group. The expansion will address growth opportunities in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Guillaume Mauffrey, Chief Op

22/06/2016 Crystal Vision Assist With Studio Upgrade
Crystal Vision has provided a number of products as part of an upgrade to Studio B at BBC Northern Ireland in Belfast. The contract was in conjunction with systems integrator Dega Broadcast Systems.

22/06/2016 Framestore Adds To Team
Creative studio Framestore has announced the appointment of a new Executive Producer, Film. With 25 years' experience as a producer, James Whitlam joins the team. He has worked across a range of f

22/06/2016 IBC2016 Conference Adds Keynote Speaker
Shahrzad Rafati has been confirmed to deliver a keynote at the IBC2016 Conference. Rafati is the Founder and CEO of BroadbandTV. Over the past 11 years, Vancouver-based BroadbandTV has become a fo

22/06/2016 Increased Orders For Custom Consoles
Custom Consoles has reported a significant increase in demand for studio furniture, with new orders placed from customers in the broadcast and media publishing sectors. The orders follow a success

22/06/2016 Leader To Attend Cine Video Expo 2016
Leader Instruments is to showcase its latest products at Telemundo's Cine Video Expo, 28 June – 1 July, Mexico. Included in the line-up is the Leader LT4610 3G/HD/SD multi-format video syn