Broadcast News Archive for October, 2010
21/10/2010 EBS Purchases Pablo Neo For Stereo3D Colour Correction
Educational Broadcasting System (EBS), the Korean public educational broadcaster based in Seoul, has purchased a Quantel Pablo 2K colour correction and finishing system for its brand new high-end colo

21/10/2010 Grass Valley Supports New TV Channel In Ghana
As part of its on-going development in Africa, Grass Valley is supplying a turnkey high-definition TV production studio, complete with cameras, video production switcher, routers and a shared-storage

21/10/2010 OCTOPUS6 Expands Graphic Options With XPression
OCTOPUS Newsroom and Ross Video has announced that they have entered into a new technology partnership together. The partnership followed successful tests of OCTOPUS6 newsroom computer system and XPr

21/10/2010 OSA International Adds Three Soundcraft Vi6 Digital Consoles
One of the top live corporate and integrated solutions providers in the United States, OSA International recently purchased three Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles to cover a variety of upcoming live so

21/10/2010 PEC Video MD Killed In Motorcycle Crash
Derek Morgan, Managing Director of PEC Video, has sadly died following a motorcycle accident. Derek, 53, was injured in the accident, which occurred on the M1 on October 15. He is survived by his wif

21/10/2010 Petrol Bags Intros Cambio Camera Carrier/Support System
Petrol Bags, a Vitec Group brand, has introduced the groundbreaking Cambio convertible equipment bag/camera support system. A carry-on sized smooth-rolling camera carrier that expands into a lightwe

21/10/2010 Royal Honour For UTV 50th Celebrations
The Queen has gone high-tech today with a regal switch-on taking place for a sophisticated television broadcast system. Her Majesty and Prince Phillip were at Ulster Television's studios in south Bel

21/10/2010 SGT And Active Circle Announce Partnership
SGT, a leading European software vendor in the broadcast and media industry, and Active Circle, a leading software vendor specialised in file storage and data management, have signed a technology part

21/10/2010 Stewart Purvis To Give RTS Fleming Memorial Lecture 2010
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced that Stewart Purvis CBE, former Ofcom partner, ITN CEO and current Professor of Television Journalism at City University, will give the RTS Fleming Mem

20/10/2010 AKA Completes Factory's New Cinema Suite
AKA Design has worked with Factory Studios since their inception in 1997 and has completed all of their audio, editing and reception furniture to date. Recently AKA has completed the interior design

20/10/2010 APRS Overseas Category For Launch
Following regular enquiries from overseas audio companies, the APRS has decided to create a new category of membership that will encourage the development of a worldwide network of pro-audio practitio

20/10/2010 Bridge Bids For Deloitte's Technology Fast 500
Bridge Technologies has been nominated for the second year running as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by Deloitte Touche Tomatsu (DTT). T

20/10/2010 Electric Sky Announces International Sales
UK distributor Electric Sky has closed a raft of deals following the MIPCOM expo. BBC America has licensed Sue Bourne's new documentary special Wink, Meet, Delete by Wellpark Productions for BBC Scot

20/10/2010 iLive Adopted By Key Russian Sound Engineers
iLive was employed for two large scale concerts organised by Russian-Cuban cultural project, Havana Calling, founded by Russian singer and composer, Leonid Aqutin and Cuban flutist, Orlando "Maraca" V

20/10/2010 Rushes Turn Back Time For The BBC
Rushes completed VFX work and grading on the Back To The Future style promotion for BBC's Turn Back Time: The High Street series conceived by RKCR. Hosted by Master Chef's Gregg Wallace, a group of s

20/10/2010 SSL C10 Chosen For Montclair State University
The Dumont Television Centre, College of the Arts at Montclair State University in new Jersey recently completed the move into an all digital, HD production flow for its Studio A complex. The install

20/10/2010 Take 2 Scales Up Its Lighting Rental Arm
Independent motion picture and digital camera equipment supplier Take 2 Film Services has announced that it has acquired £400,000 worth of lighting equipment from Elstree Light and Power (ELP) through

19/10/2010 Asia Pacific Screen Nominations Revealed
It has been revealed that over 30 documentary, animated, children's and feature films from 15 countries and areas have been nominated for one of Asia-Pacific's highest accolades in film with Best Feat

19/10/2010 BBC Pensions Ballot Gets Serious
The media and entertainment trade union, BECTU is running a ballot on the BBC's pensions offer and has now said this is its first full week of voting. Members of BECTU, the NUJ and Unite in London wi

19/10/2010 BBC Tunes Into HD Sound For Radio
The BBC has just announced plans to launch an extra high quality audio stream for live online listening, called HD Sound. From December, BBC Radio 3 will be available in HD Sound through its website

19/10/2010 Movie Titles Designer Launches In Hollywood
One of the UK's most prolific designers of film titles sequences, Richard Morrison, has launched a production company in Los Angeles with two partners from the industry. Morrison, together with produ

19/10/2010 Prime Focus CLEAR Boosts Indian Broadcasters
Global digital content services group Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has installed CLEAR Edge servers at leading broadcasters in India to provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for advertiseme

19/10/2010 Red Letter Day For GTC Workshop
A one-day seminar and workshop is being held for members of the Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) covering the RED camera. Technology and workflows are to be explained, as well as test shooting and

19/10/2010 SGT And Active Circle Partner
A leading European software vendor in the broadcast and media industry, SGT, and Active Circle, a leading software vendor specialised in file storage and data management have signed a technology partn

19/10/2010 Telecast CopperHead 3400 Wins Awards
Telecast Fiber Systems has announced that its groundbreaking CopperHead 3400 fibber optic video transceiver, specifically designed for high-end 3D cinema production, has received a Best of IBC 2010 aw