Broadcast News Archive for December, 2017
15/12/2017 AIMS & MNA Announce Merger
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced that it is merging with the Media Networking Alliance (MNA) to form a single trade association for promoting IP in the media and entertainment

15/12/2017 AKA Design Furniture Stands Test Of Time At Decka Music
AKA Design has updated its original composing desk at Decka Music – which was installed nearly 18 years ago – to include an integrated Doepfler keyboard. The solid oak AKA desk, belonging to compos

15/12/2017 Getting Systems Design Right Is The Key To Keeping Pace With New Technology
New broadcast technology and how quickly it's developed means the role of systems integrators has changed. Systems integrators are now crucial in putting in place the right systems that let users oper

15/12/2017 Ikegami Presents Latest Technology At CABSAT 2018
Ikegami, manufacturer of specialised cameras, image processing and transmission equipment, has announced that it will bring its latest broadcast product line at CABSAT 2018, taking place 14th – 16th J

15/12/2017 NewTek Make IP-Based Sports Production A Reality
NewTek have announced the introduction of the NewTek 3Play® 3P1 – the most cost-effective, easy-to-use and feature-rich replay solution in the world with native IP video processing. 3Play 3P1 offe

15/12/2017 Riedel To Showcase A Range Of Products At CABSAT 2018
Bolero Wireless Intercom System
Riedel's Bolero is a game-changing new wireless intercom solution. A 6-channel, 1.9GHz DECT-based system with seamless handover, Bolero is fully integrated into R

15/12/2017 Utah Scientific President Tom Harmon To Retire
Tom Harmon is to step down as President of Utah Scientific after 15 highly successful years at the helm of the company. Dave Burland, current chief operating officer and executive vice president o

14/12/2017 Camera Automation For Sky Sports' PDC Darts Championships Coverage
MRMC has been providing robotic systems for Sky Sports' coverage of the PDC darts championships for three years. Between the 2013 2016 seasons, the robotic systems were used in elevated positions

14/12/2017 Cooke Brings S7/i Purpose-Built Full Frame Lenses To BSC Expo 2018
At BSC EXPO Cooke Optics will present for the first time its new S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses. The new range is the only purpose-built full frame lens set on the market, designed specifically to cover

14/12/2017 GBCT Camera Schools RED Camera Workshop
The Guild of British Camera Technicians is running a series of one-day, practical camera courses for small groups around the country. Run in partnership with RED, the courses will introduce people

14/12/2017 MTFX & The Makeup Kit Join The Bottle Yard's Creative Hub
An established special effects business and a newly launched stockist of professional film & TV makeup and hair supplies are the latest two companies to take up business residence in The Bottle Yard S

14/12/2017 Norwegians Not Only Would, They Did!
Back in the sixties, the Beatles informed us as to how good Norwegian wood was. This landmark song was on the lips of every aware person during this great artistic period of our history. Today, fol

14/12/2017 SGO To Support Spanish Short Film Project 'The Shortest Day'
Next Thursday, 21st of December, on winter solstice, will take place the traditional celebration of spanish short film called "The shortest day - [ED + C]". Already the fifth feast in a row will be la

14/12/2017 TSL Products Announces New MPA1 Mix SDI Audio Monitor
Broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, has announced the release of the new MPA1 Mix SDI audio monitor. Part of the MPA (Monitor Plus Audio) range, the MPA1 Mix SDI provides users with an int

14/12/2017 University of Westminster Transforms Students' Understanding Of Sound
Over the past two years, the University of Westminster have been revamping the production environment at their award-winning School of Media, Arts and Design. We had already worked with them to ins

13/12/2017 BBC World Service and Sundance Institute Join Forces On New Audio Storytelling Series
The BBC World Service and Sundance Institute, who are collaborating on a series of radio programmes and podcasts under the theme of 'Neighbour', have selected five projects from a pool of nearly 200 a

13/12/2017 LED Lighting Finally Kills Off Tungsten & HMI
Astounding colour reproduction: George Jarrett witnesses perhaps the best product launch of the year as Rotolight demonstrates the Anova PRO 2. The BAFTA-fronted albert consortium, all about greeni

13/12/2017 Presteigne Broadcast Expands Facilities
Presteigne Broadcast Hire has announced it has taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations space following a recent multimillion pound investment in new cameras, le

13/12/2017 Quantum Unveils Scale-Out NAS For Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows
Quantum has announced a new Xcellis® Scale-out NAS solution that delivers the highest levels of storage performance and scalability in a cost-effective, Ethernet-based appliance. Powered by Quantu

13/12/2017 Six Christmas Activities For A Happy New Year
It's the countdown to Christmas and we're all slightly distracted by gaudy jumpers, office parties and jingling bells, but the lull that many businesses experience during December provides a rare oppo

13/12/2017 The Expanding Memory Of Solidmate Ltd
With the rise of data hungry cameras hitting the market munching on 128GB memory cards like a kid with a bag of Haribo, this has seen increased demands for more memory and the need for Solidmate Ltd t

13/12/2017 Timeline North Provides Post-Production On Sports Personality Of The Year 2017
Timeline North, based in MediaCityUK, is providing post-production on Sports Personality of the Year 2017 live show VTs as well as a 60-minute presenter lead preview show, Sports Personality of the Ye

12/12/2017 Broadcasters & Post Production Facilities Digitising Legacy Tape Formats: Pt 4
The fourth in a series of articles by Pat Horridge of VET Training covering the issues facing broadcasters & post houses needing to digitise legacy tape formats. Pat, a former broadcast service eng

12/12/2017 CABSAT 2018: Here Comes The Sun!
After a chilly Christmas break, Christy Media Solutions is looking forward to returning to the warmer climes of Dubai and its World Trade Centre, for the annual CABSAT exhibition in January. This y

12/12/2017 Evolving IP Standards
The earliest deployments of IP video transport began around 2001, when one large cable company sought ways of reducing the quantities of coax associated with the use of ASI for transporting video.