Broadcast News Archive for July, 2016
07/07/2016 Brian Olson Joins NewTek
Brian Olson has been appointed vice president of Product Management at NewTek. He will be responsible for leading strategic development for new and existing product lines to guide and design the n

07/07/2016 Coldplay's Adventure Of A Lifetime With DirectOut
British rock band Coldplay began its demanding "A Head Full of Dreams" world tour in Buenos Aires on 04 December 2015. The first leg of the tour took in six Latin American countries while the seco

07/07/2016 Companies Partner To Release Integrated Workflow
Sound Devices, Timecode Systems and PureBlend have teamed up to release firmware and software upgrades that aim to make sharing timecode and metadata on set more streamlined. The seamless exchange

07/07/2016 Leader Participates In Sony's IP Live Studio
Leader Electronics recently participated in the launch of Sony's dedicated IP Live Studio at its Digital Motion Picture Centre Europe (DMPCE), located at Pinewood Film Studios. Leader provided its

07/07/2016 MSE Completes First Run Of New CAM Tank
Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) has completed the first run of its new CAM Tank camera support. Lance Fisher SOC, DP/Operator, was the first to purchase one of the cameras. CAM Tank accepts large

07/07/2016 Vizrt Selected For TV 2's New Virtual Set
Vizrt technology has been used as part of a set upgrade by Norway television station TV 2. The set was designed for covering the 2016 European Football Tournament. The size of the set was 5.9m sq

06/07/2016 Alex Mahon Named For IBC2016 Conference Session
Alex Mahon will discuss her journey from traditional TV to VR and special effects at a special IBC2016 Conference session on Friday 9 September. She will also talk about some of the most exciting prod

06/07/2016 APU Purchases Further Riedel Devices
Four of Riedel Communications' new MediorNet MicroN 80G media distribution network devices have been purchased by Azusa Pacific University (APU). The devices will enable the university to link sites a

06/07/2016 Broadcaster Deploys Brainstorm's TeleTransporter
Television broadcaster TVE recently deployed Brainstorm Multimedia's TeleTransporter technology during general election night on 26 June. TVE, Spain's state broadcaster, used Brainstorm's virtual

06/07/2016 DJI Improves Geofencing Tech In App Update
DJI has confirmed that it has improved its geofencing system as part of a new update to its DJI GO app. The app controls the company's Inspire and Phantom aerial platforms. The Geospatial Environm

06/07/2016 LED Creative For Thronecast Project
LED Creative has supplied a range of packages to Sky Atlantic's Thronecast studio set. Thronecast is a fan companion series that analyses and debates on the latest season of Game of Thrones. It is

06/07/2016 New CEO For DPA Microphones
DPA Microphones has announced its new CEO, Kalle Hvidt Nielson. Mr Nielsen will take on the role from 1 September 2016. He succeeds interim CEO, Thorsten Reuber, who has managed the company since Janu

06/07/2016 NUGEN Audio Unveils AMB Solution
NUGEN Audio will demonstrate AMB, its new audio batch file processing solution at IBC2016 in September, Stand 8.D56. Also at the show, the company will showcase an upgrade to its Halo Upmix plug-i

06/07/2016 Presteigne Selected For 'Ab Fab' Premiere
Presteigne Broadcast Hire was recently selected to provide a portable live broadcast unit for in5Broadcast. The unit was for coverage of the Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie premiere which was held in L

06/07/2016 Telestream To Tackle Live Streaming Solutions
Telestream has announced that it will introduce its Lightspeed Live Stream solution to the European market at IBC 2016. Lightspeed Live Stream is an enterprise-scale live streaming platform which

05/07/2016 Bubble & Squeak Appointed By SGO
Bubble & Squeak has been appointed to provide PR and marketing services to SGO, effective immediately. SGO has been providing solutions to the post-production industry for more than 23 years, and

05/07/2016 Former InfoComm President Forms New Company VDL
Former InfoComm President Greg Jeffreys has announced the next chapter in his career, with the formation of a new company, Visual Displays Ltd (VDL). Based near the former company's Bedford HQ it

05/07/2016 Ncam Implements Camera Tracking System For Match TV
Ncam, in collaboration with Vitec Videocom, has implemented its camera tracking system for Match TV, the new Russian broadcaster. The studio provided a unique set of challenges for Ncam which were

05/07/2016 NFB Appoints Director General, Creation And Innovation
Mr René Bourdages has been appointed the National Film Board of Canada's (NFB) Director General, Creation and Innovation. Mr Bourdages will take up his position on 01 September, 2016. His chief m

05/07/2016 Pixel Power's StreamMaster Heads To IBC2016
Pixel Power has announced that it will demonstrate its StreamMaster solution at IBC2016, Stand 7.A31. Following the launch of StreamMaster earlier this year, Pixel Power has delivered and installed

05/07/2016 Winner Of RTS Young Technologist Award Announced
The winner of the annual Royal Television Society (RTS) Young Technologist Award has been announced. James Goodhand, Trainee Broadcast Engineer at the BBC, was chosen to receive the award by a pane

04/07/2016 2wcom Introduces A30 For FM Monitoring
2wcom has announced the release of the A30 – the company's newest monitoring device and successor to the A20. Featuring additional power and flexibility, the system is equipped with two professiona

04/07/2016 Broadcast Wireless Systems To Unveil New Codec Platform
Wireless Systems has announced that it will unveil its plans for a new H.265/4K video codec platform at IBC 2016. Broadcast Wireless will also demonstrate its latest offerings in advanced wireless

04/07/2016 ChyronHego Appoints New VP Of Worldwide Customer Support
ChyronHego's has announced the appointment of A.J. Steffenberg as vice president, worldwide customer support, marking their continued growth and expansion into global markets. Reporting directly t

04/07/2016 Hitachi To Demo Broadcast System Solutions At IBC
Hitachi Kokusai Electric has announced that it will demonstrate its broadcast system solutions – from broadcast and professional video camera systems to its OB-BOX concept, mobile transmission vehicle