Broadcast News Archive for October, 2010
08/10/2010 More Tuning In To Digital TV
Ofcom’s latest Digital TV Progress Report for Quarter 2 2010 has reported that take-up of digital television in UK households has risen by 2.9% in the past year. Published today, the report shows th

08/10/2010 Pope Benedict Visit Makes Headlines With XL
XL Events supplied LED screens and camera systems to Pope Benedict XVI's recent state visit to England and Scotland. This involved three of the four major sites - Cofton Park in Birmingham for the be

08/10/2010 Primera Announces Speed Enhancements To Its Blu-Ray Disc Publishers
A leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, Primera Technology, has announced that it has made two significant speed enhancements to its Blu-ray disc publishers. Blu-ray recordable

08/10/2010 Technicolour's Mp3HD Format Now Available In Topspin's Music Catalogue
Technicolor has announced that it signed as a contract with Topsin, a leading music platform, for the distribution of their music catalogue in mp3HD format. Topspin is a technology-focused direct-to-

08/10/2010 Tiffen International Appointed Transvideo UK Distributor
Tiffen International has been appointed the official UK distributor for Transvideo S.A.. The agreement, completed at the recent IBC exhibition in Amsterdam, covers all Transvideo products including t

08/10/2010 uFX Delivers Over 1,200 VFX Shots For Jackboots On Whitehall
VFX and DI post boutique UFX has revealed details of its extensive work on the forthcoming 'anim-action' feature Jackboots On Whitehall. The company was responsible for delivering over 1,200 VFX sho

08/10/2010 WRN Broadcast And Wananchi Partner For HD Playout Of Triple Play Platform
WRN Broadcast, the international broadcast services company, has announced a major contract win to manage and playout a range of TV channel for Wananchi Group Holdings' (WGH) triple play Zuku platform

07/10/2010 Barco Achieves DCI Compliance For Digital Cinema Projectors
Digital cinema pioneer Barco has announced that all six of its digital cinema projectors have passed the full DCI compliance test administered by CineCert LLC, verifying their compliance with the DCI'

07/10/2010 BBC's 'Bride' Goes Round The World
DRG has confirmed multiple sales across Europe and in Africa for the hit primetime factual entertainment show Don't Tell The Bride, created by Renegade Pictures for BBC Three. DRG simultaneously ann

07/10/2010 Films' Economic Boost No 'Fairy Tale'
The film and television industry will contribute an estimated 200 million Euro to the Irish economy in 2010 in terms of spend on local goods, employment and services. That's according to Mary Hanafin

07/10/2010 Grass Valley Editing Gets Into The Swing For the Ryder Cup
Leading outside broadcast facilities provider Telegenic built its Ryder Cup coverage - seen across Europe and North America - around a network of Grass Valley EDIUS edit workstations. The networked f

07/10/2010 Keep Me Posted Adds Quantel Pablo
Postproduction company Keep Me Posted (KMP), a division of FotoKem, has installed a new Quantel Pablo 4K system for colour grading and finishing. The new system is also capable of stereoscopic 3D work

07/10/2010 Matrox Convert DVI Powers Next Generation News At WYFF
NBC-affiliate WYFF has been serving the North and South Carolina regions for nearly 60 years. It has numerous Southeast Regional Emmy awards and a National Peabody award to its credit and was named Te

07/10/2010 Not To Scale Bring 'Panic To The Streets Of London'
Not To Scale director, Pic Pic Andrew, famous for the madcap Cravendale spots, have secured UK distribution for their Cannes-selected film A Town Called Panic. Featuring the zany cast of the A Town C

07/10/2010 Skills Council Targets Gender Inequality
Skillset has signed up to the UKRC's CEO Charter as part of its campaign to tackle the gender imbalance in science, engineering and technology job roles. This commitment comes as Secretary for Busine

06/10/2010 Bridge Technologies' VB12-RF Receives Best Of IBC Award
Bridge Technologies has been awarded one of TVB Europe magazine's Best of IBC awards for its new VB12-RF portable broadcast-IP monitoring and measurement appliance for terrestrial and cable applicatio

06/10/2010 Cinesite Continues To Inspire
Leading film visual effects house Cinesite has opened pre-registration for its 2011 internship programme Inspire. Launched in autumn 2009, Inspire has proven to be an effective platform for Cinesite

06/10/2010 Mazzei Chooses OConnor To Support Goo Goo Dolls Video
Fluid head and tripod manufacturer OConnor has announced that cinematographer Marco Mazzei recently chose the OConnor 2575 to support his latest music video for the Goo Goo Dolls. Shot for Symphony 1

06/10/2010 MUTV Upgrades 2010 Season With Pixel Power
A supplier of broadcast graphics systems, Pixel Power, has announced that MUTV, the official TV channel for Manchester United Football Club, has upgraded its broadcast graphics technology with the ins

06/10/2010 Off The Fence Achieves Over 500 Hours Of African Sales
Off The Fence (OTF) has announced sales amounting to over 500 hours to leading African broadcasters. The deals were brokered by Gerbrig Blanksma, Sales Executive at OTF. Over 370 hours of programmin

06/10/2010 Qatar Media Corporation Chooses Thomson Broadcast Anti-Fading Antenna
The state broadcaster of Qatar, Qatar Media Corporation, has gone live with a Thomson Broadcast (formerly the transmission division of Grass Valley) customised and anti-fading antenna for its national

06/10/2010 Quantel Announces Record Results For 2010
Quantel has announced its provisional results for the 2009/10 financial year, which ended on September 30. Orders were up 34% compared with 2008/09 (itself a record year for Quantel) and profit rose

06/10/2010 WRN Broadcast And Wananchi Partner For HD Playout Of Triple Play Platform
The international broadcast services company, WRN Broadcast, has announced a major contract win to manage and playout a range of TV channel for Wananchi Group Holdings' (WGH) triple play Zuku platform

05/10/2010 Anton/Bauer Goes To Extremes For Outdoor Cinematographer
Anton/Bauer, a brand of the Vitec Group and a premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, is the exclusi

05/10/2010 APRS To Honour Industry Greats At Sound Fellowship Presentation
The fourth annual APRS Sound Fellowship Lunch is to be held at the Roof Gardens, Kensington on November 16. Tony Wadsworth, Chairman of the BPI, has been invited to give the keynote address by way o