Broadcast News Archive for December, 2010
16/12/2010 HSL Supplies OMD Tour
Blackburn-based lighting rental company HSL is continuing a busy autumn/winter season supplying lights, Kinesys automation, projection and LED to the Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) UK and Eur

16/12/2010 Input Media Bowled Over By New BBC Contract
Input Media has announced a new two-year deal with the BBC to cover the World Bowls from 2010-2012, including the 2011 World Indoor Bowls Championships taking place in January. This annual event is p

16/12/2010 Local TV To Be On Internet, Says Shott
A report into the conditions necessary for financially viable local TV stations has been published. The key findings of the report included that in the long term, local TV will probably be delivered

16/12/2010 Peel Media Announces ITV Move To MediaCityUK
Peel Media has announced that ITV is to move its Manchester-based operation, including Coronation Street, to MediaCityUK. Britain's longest-running soap will relocate to a new state-of-the-art produc

16/12/2010 S4C Chairman Retires
The Chair of the S4C Authority, John Walter Jones has written to Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt to confirm his decision to retire. Walter Jones confirmed that he has now decided to stand down with imm

16/12/2010 Technicolor And 3M Support Migration To IMS
Technicolor and 3M Services GmbH recently announced that they achieved an order from EWE TEL, one of the biggest regional carriers in Germany. This success was achieved thanks to the co-operation bet

16/12/2010 XDC And SmartJog Partner In Cinemas
SmartJog, a digital delivery service provider, and XDC, a digital cinema deployment company, has announced that the SmartJog service is currently being deployed in 100 cinemas under contract with XDC.

15/12/2010 BECTU 'Waits On BBC Review Details'
The broadcast union, BECTU has been commenting on the BBC Trust's findings in its Strategy Review - about 'Putting Quality First'. A statement from BECTU said that some familiar and important statem

15/12/2010 Better Value BBC Programmes Sought
A new BBC strategy of greater transparency for all audiences has just been published by the BBC Trust. It also seeks to deliver more distinctive, high quality programmes, improved value for money and

15/12/2010 D-Tools Enhances Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Programme With Logicom Media
D-Tools, a leading provider in system integration software, has announced that Logicom Media has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) programme. Based in Miami, Florida, Logicom Media

15/12/2010 dB Broadcast Increases Engineering Department To Meet New Contracts
Leading UK independent system integrator dB Broadcast has moved to expand its in-house engineering team with two new arrivals. dB is currently completing a number of major projects and the company is

15/12/2010 dnp Launches Zenith
dnp denmark, a leading supplier of optical projection screen technology, will launch its new rear projection screen line, the dnp Zenith Screen, at ISE Amsterdam, between February 1 - 3, 2011. In rec

15/12/2010 Media School Plans Approved
Plans for a new specialist high school with links to MediaCityUK have been approved as part of Salford council's Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. Planners gave the go ahead for the de

15/12/2010 Rushes And 142 Provide VFX & Grading For Dirk Gently
Rushes and sister company 142 have teamed up again to complete the picture & Audio Post Production work including 30 Visual Effect Shots and the Titles for upcoming BBC Four drama Dirk Gently. Direct

15/12/2010 Sonnet Stars At Dallas Film Festival
Sonnet Technologies has announced that its Qio professional universal media reader/writer was utilised at the 2010 Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF). Bandwagon Media, a Dallas-based full-serv

14/12/2010 Chyron HyperX3 On-Air Graphics System Leveraged On Canada's First 3D Hockey Broadcast
Chyron has announced that two HyperX3 on-air graphics systems were used in Canada's first 3D hockey broadcast, a matchup between longtime rivals, the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs, on

14/12/2010 Cinesite Goes On A Voyage With The Dawn Treader
Leading film visual effects house Cinesite has completed visual effects on the new Twentieth Century Fox/Walden Media film, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, was released in ci

14/12/2010 Deadline Approaches For SohoSoHo Top Of The Spots 2010
SohoSoHo, the advertising reels directory, is calling for entries for its Top of the Spots 2010 competition. The deadline for entries is Thursday December 23 2010. The competition invites all UK pro

14/12/2010 Hannu Pro To Distribute Bridge Technologies Monitoring Solutions in Baltic States
Bridge Technologies has announced a partnership with leading Baltic-states system integrator Hannu Pro. Based in Riga, Latvia, Hannu Pro represents more than 50 of the world's leading broadcast equi

14/12/2010 Prism Sound/SADiE At BVE 2011
Prism Sound will be showing the recently released SADiE 6, a new software-only version of its world-famous recording and editing system. SADiE 6 operates on any computer running Microsoft Windows as

14/12/2010 Sony Professional Launches First European Customer Experience Centre
Sony Professional has unveiled its first European Customer Experience Centre at its offices in Basingstoke, UK. The new resource will allow visitors to gain an understanding of the latest broadcast s

14/12/2010 The GefenPRO 3G SDI Fibre Optics Extender Is Launched
The new GefenPRO 3G SDI Fibre Optics Extender offers a long-range method of extending any 3G SDI source, far exceeding previous distance limitations. This sender/receiver system is packaged in a smal

14/12/2010 UTV Launches On PS3
UTV shows will soon be available to a wider audience after the broadcaster announced a partnership with Sony to make its content available to PS3 users. PS3 users with a broadband connection will be

13/12/2010 BBC Digital Radio Accelerates
BBC Radio has announced the launch of a new national digital radio transmitter in Wrotham, Kent. The new transmitter will be a key part in the transmission network for London and the South East. I

13/12/2010 Culture Secretary Says 'BBC Is Left Wing'
Just a few months after a BBC boss suggested that his own organisation was 'left wing' the corporation has again been blasted for alleged anti-right wing political bias. The Culture Secretary, Jeremy