Broadcast News Archive for January, 2010
08/01/2010 Sesame Tree 'Grows' A Second Series
It has been announced that Sesame Tree, Northern Ireland's own version of the US Sesame Street is to return to TV screens this year with a second series. Sesame Tree successfully aired on BBC Norther

08/01/2010 Sony Professional Launches First AVCHD Camcorder
The first product of the NXCAM family brand, the HXR-NX5E, has now been revealed by Sony. The product which utilises the professional implementation of AVCHD technology will bring seamless productio

08/01/2010 Top Safety Accreditation for VSI
A specialist in sound, lighting and AV design, specification installation and integration has now has received SAFEcontractor accreditation status. VSI, part of the The PAI Group sisters companies i

07/01/2010 100 Years Of Vinten Innovation Celebrated
One of the oldest businesses in TV is celebrating its centenary in 2010. Vinten, a Vitec Group brand and global leader, develop some of the most intuitive supports available by working closely with

07/01/2010 Adaptimax Aim For The Stars
A thriving small company which is less than a year old, has gone from very small beginnings to becoming the main player in the camera adaptor market. Adaptimax will be attending this year's Broadcas

07/01/2010 BECTU Counts Down To Elections
Nomination papers are now being posted to branch secretaries for the election of the broadcast union BECTU's President and National Executive Committee. As the independent trade union for those worki

07/01/2010 Belgian Broadcasters Upgrade To HD
The national broadcaster in Belgium for the Flemish speaking community, VRT, is upgrading its broadcast facility to HD with Miranda's NVISION 8280 Enterprise Class router. VRT originally launched a t

07/01/2010 Christie Flies High At Airshows
There's to be high-tech film coverage available of two major air shows shortly, thanks to a leading broadcast industry specialist. Following the Le Bourget Airshow in June and the Dubai Airshow in No

07/01/2010 Dalet Head For BVE
A worldwide leader in software for broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video content in a digital, multi-platform world, will demonstrate its flagship platform Dalet

07/01/2010 Moira Set For BBC Comeback
Although aged 60, and previoulsy 'dropped' by the broadcaster, presenter Moira Stuart is gearing up for a welcome return to the BBC. The move comes two years after she was dropped from her role in t

07/01/2010 Ross Leaving BBC
Jonathan Ross will not renew his contract with the BBC when it expires, the presenter announced today. The host of the self titled Friday Night With said the decision was not about money. It had ea

06/01/2010 Anton Bauer For Vancouver Winter Games
A renowned provider to the broadcasting industry has been announced as the company of choice for NBC's coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games taking place in February. Anton/Bauer, who have been at t

06/01/2010 Aspen Media Launches VCOM
A specialist in broadcast and post production audio, control and communication is showing VCOM network intercom for broadcast, the newest addition to its product range at BVE 2010. Aspen Media, who

06/01/2010 Elstree Light & Power Back To Roots
A top film, TV and event rental company has now moved back to its original home at Elstree Studios. Elstree Light and Power (ELP) undertake major rigging projects for feature films such as Dark Knig

06/01/2010 Internet Sports Event Win For Digital Rapids
The World Cup Qualifier between England and Ukraine in October has become the UK's first-ever competitive international match available for live viewing exclusively on the Internet, with no television

06/01/2010 Movies To Gross £1bn
The UK Film Council has said that the final 2009 box office receipts for the UK and the Irish Republic are on track to top £1 billion for the first time. With a figure that is up from £935 million in

06/01/2010 Primera Announces DP-PRO Xi-Series
Just in time for London's Broadcast Video Expo, one of the best known manufacturers of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc publishers has announced the launch of their new product. Primera Technology, Inc. will

06/01/2010 Snow Halts Soaps
Filming was suspended on Coronation Street yesterday as a result of heavy snow. The weather prevented essential crew and cast members from reaching the studios in central Manchester, and the conditio

06/01/2010 Time Delay TV Website - Expecting the Unexpected!
In recognition of supplying instant broadcast compliance to the industry for the past seven years, Time Delay TV, specialising in the supply of equipment and personnel live TV programmes and streaming

05/01/2010 AKG Win Technical Grammy Award
A storied microphone and headphone innovator was recently named as a recipient of a prestigious technical Grammy award from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS). The award, to b

05/01/2010 Boyle Preys on Mantis for Wallander
Another installment of the Swedish-language film series Wallander, based on Crime Writer Henning Mankell's fictional character, has recently been finished. With the aid of Element Technica's Mantis

05/01/2010 Equality Minister Blasts 'Ageist' Beeb
Women's Secretary Harriet Harman has accused the BBC of "not valuing" older female news presenters. Speaking during a BBC radio interview, Ms Harman suggested female presenters at the corporation w

05/01/2010 KWCH On Air With Riedel Artist Intercom
The largest supplier of communications equipment to the 2008 Olympic Summer Games and manufacturer of intercom, radio and fibre technology, have now delivered an Artist based system that also integrat

05/01/2010 Nexus Sign Acclaimed Collective
Nexus have announced the signing of an acclaimed international directing and interactive collective for UK representation. Minivegas - a hotly watched talent, combine the directing talent and program

05/01/2010 Polecam's Microwhite LED For BVE
The latest addition to the Polecam range of truly portable video and digital-film production equipment is soon to be launched at BVE 2010. The Microwhite LED head is a highly innovative luminaire desi