Broadcast News Archive for October, 2017
20/10/2017 Altered Images Installs & Supports Avid Systems For October Films' Expansion
Altered Images installs and supports Avid editing and NEXIS shared storage systems as part of October Films' expansion to a new facility. Independent television production company, October Films,

20/10/2017 Audio-Technica Now Shipping AT5047
Audio-Technica has announced that it is now shipping the new AT5047 Cardioid Condenser Microphone – the most recent addition to its 50 Series. The AT5047 is a premier studio microphone that featur

20/10/2017 Digifish Launch Video Marketing Training Videos
Digifish have announced a new series of exclusive marketing training videos that the company has been working on for the past few months to bring to life what they do, as well as share expertise in ho

20/10/2017 Egripment Presents The Telescoping Xtreme T10 Crane
Egripment Support Systems, manufacturer of high-end camera support systems and remote broadcast solutions for the film and broadcast industries, is presenting its New Carbon Fiber Telescoping Xtreme T

20/10/2017 Ikegami Demonstrates UHK-430 4K Camera
Ikegami delivered a busy line-up at this year's NAB Show New York which included its UHK-430 4K camera, HDK-73 camera, HLM-960WR and HEM-2570W monitors. Designed for use in the studio and the fiel

20/10/2017 Northern Ireland Screen, RTÉ Launch New Web Dramas
Northern Ireland Screen and RTÉ have launched four new 20-minute web dramas as part of the new season of Storyland 2017, showcasing Ireland's creative talent across writing, acting, producing and dire

20/10/2017 Omnitek's Ultra TQ Takes Centre Stage at IBC
Although Amsterdam was a bit wet for IBC's fiftieth year, the weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the visitors to the show. This year the numbers felt down on last year, but the visitors seem

20/10/2017 Sandra White Joins SAM
SAM (Snell Advanced Media) has announced the appointment of Sandra White as VP of Sales for North America, with her taking up the role from 30 October. Eric Cooney, CEO, SAM, said: "I am delighted

20/10/2017 Tulips Make Way For Tech At Amsterdam
Despite being labelled by many as the wettest IBC Show in recent history, IBC2017 confirmed a record number of visitors to the event in its 50th year. However, on the show floor it seemed that footfal

19/10/2017 Avid Shares VR Innovations With Pro Tools
Avid has announced details of a new version of Pro Tools that will allow users to tackle virtual reality projects with Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation. Making its debut at AES New York 2017 this

19/10/2017 BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions Upgrades OB Vans
BILDQUADRAT Videoproductions has announced a major expansion and upgrade of its OB vehicles, with a further investment in the Riedel Communications' systems onboard. The state-of-the-art vehicle w

19/10/2017 Camera Corps Unveils The New Qx
Camera Corps has previewed the new Qx miniature robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus camera head at NAB Show NY this week. The Qx incorporates features of the Q-Ball and Q3 products, as well as a more adva

19/10/2017 DPA Microphones Launches 'CORE'
DPA Microphones has announced the launch of CORE – a new amplifier technology within its miniature lavalier and headset microphone range. To minimise distortion, and increase the dynamic range of

19/10/2017 Ecuador – Coasting To Success
Following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin, and utilising all of the latest media technologies, RTVEcuador have now taken their next evolutionary leap and contracted with Hitachi Kokusai to install

19/10/2017 Into The 3rd Dimension
Currently there is a large amount of research into new audio reproduction formats in order to achieve a 3D listening experience. Yet there has been interest in 3D surround systems for many years now,

19/10/2017 Leader Introduces New LV5333 Features
Leader has enhanced the feature set of its LV5333 3G/HD/SD-SDI waveform monitor, with the options being previewed at this week's NAB Show NY. Also being introduced is the LV5333SER02 HDR option which

19/10/2017 New Board Members For Production Guild Of Great Britain
Two new members have been appointed to the board of the Production Guild of Great Britain. Some returning elected and co-opted members have also been welcomed back. Two new Board Members have been

19/10/2017 ZEISS Interlock Lens Range Expanded
ZEISS has introduced five new focal lengths for its ZEISS Interlock lens family. The new focal lengths, for industrial applications, are the ZEISS Interlock 1.4/50, 1.4/85, 1.4/25,1.4/35 and 2/35.

18/10/2017 AIMS Members To Participate In SMPTE Conference
A total of 21 AIMS members will participate in a SMPTE ST 2110 interoperability demonstration to show how to enable the move to all-IP workflows, at the upcoming SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference

18/10/2017 Bryant's Intelligent MDUs Win More Friends At IBC
For many years, mains distribution in equipment racks was a bit of an afterthought – simple, single supply units with 10 or 12 outlets were often installed and forgotten, but as technology advanced th

18/10/2017 DirectOut Delivers MADI To SoundGrid Converter
DirectOut Technologies, a German manufacturer specialising in networking, routing and conversion products, is now shipping its latest development SG.MADI, an audio format converter that links MADI sig

18/10/2017 GB Labs Takes On 400 Ambitious Film Students At Anglia Ruskin University
"We prepare students for a career in television and film," says Sean Thornton of Anglia Ruskin University. "As such, the technology we use has to be real-world and broadcast standard." The Media Se

18/10/2017 Jo Adams Joins Gearhouse Broadcast
Jo Adams is to join Gearhouse Broadcast as UK Business Development Manager, it has been announced. She will work alongside UK Managing Director Ed Tischler to pursue new commercial opportunities a

18/10/2017 L'espace Vision Invests In FilmLight
L'espace Vision, the Tokyo-based post house, has invested in a new grading suite from FilmLight. In addition to a Baselight TWO workstation – complete with the new version 5.0 software – L'espace

18/10/2017 P+S Technik Is Pleased To Announce...
The first sets of fully rehoused Kowa Anamorphic lenses have been shipped to customers in Europe and the United States. Among the first rental houses in Europe to receive their Kowa Anamorphic len