Broadcast News Archive for December, 2010
13/12/2010 Deadline For Irish Screen Draughting Course
Fás Screen Training Ireland in association with Galway Film Centre are running a Draughting course for Art Department in January 2011 in Dublin. It will be tutored by IFTA winning production designe

13/12/2010 High-Tech Approaches To Boost Viewers
There's high-tech news on the airwaves today as Sky is ready to launch a separate electronic programme guide (EPG) numbering system for high definition homes, as a way to boost HD channel usage. At t

13/12/2010 Top Movies Recognised With RAFAs
UK regional critics have announced their Film of the year, as a highlight of the fifth annual Richard Attenborough Film Awards (RAFAs). The prestigious accolade goes to The Social Network, which als

13/12/2010 TV One Wins Government Salute Award
A UK firm that specialises in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment, TV One, has received the Government Video, 'Salute' Award for their CORIOview C2-6104A 4-Window DVI-U Processor. This

13/12/2010 UTV Launch Largest 'Green Screen'
UTV Facilities has launched their new green infinity curve studio - the largest of its type in Northern Ireland at the broadcaster's headquarters in Belfast. The new studio provides the ability to r

13/12/2010 VISLINK To Showcase Advent NewsLite At CABSAT
VISLINK has announced that it will showcase Advent NewsLite at CABSAT 2011. Advent NewsLite is a portable, IP-enabled SatCom terminal designed for use with current and new lightweight antenna systems

10/12/2010 AJA Ki Pro Helps Nyquest Bring Alice Cooper's Concert Tour To Blu-ray
Nyquest, a company specialising in producing concert footage, recently used the Ki Pro tapeless recording device from AJA Video Systems, to connivery 20 hours of HDCAM footage into the Apple ProRes fo

10/12/2010 Fuugo TV And Video Application Wins TV Innovation Award
Mobile television and video technologies provider Axel Technologies has announced that the Fuugo TV and video application won the Mobile TV category at this year's TV Innovation Awards Ceremony, held

10/12/2010 Gekko Technology Reports Buoyant And Successful Year
Gekko Technology, a leader in LED lighting for film and video applications, reports a highly successful 2010. Increasing recognition of the creative versatility, high spectral quality, inherent robu

10/12/2010 IVC Brings Content Alive In Natural History Museum
Leading systems integrator IVC Media, has announced the completion of the final stage in its project to bring content alive with augmented reality at the Natural History Museum's Darwin Centre. The p

10/12/2010 MARVIN Joining Band Pro One World Open House
MARVIN Technologies will join Band Pro Film & Digital's One World Open House on December 16 to give LA-based filmmakers a chance to check out the new camera data capture system first hand. MARVIN gen

10/12/2010 PERFORM Goes End-To-End With Editshare
Editshare, a leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced that PERFORM has purchased an end-to-end production infrastructure from EditShare. The sale

10/12/2010 Snell Announces Enhancements To Conversion Products
Snell has announced that it has enhanced systems across its line of award-winning motion compensated conversion products, introducing new features and capabilities that deliver the ultimate in quality

10/12/2010 The Pool Signs First Client
The Production Pool has announced that it has signed a contract with its first client, Pretzel Films. The deal will see the London-based independent production company take five licences for The Pool

09/12/2010 Audio Video Lifestyles Chooses D-Tools
D-Tools, a worldwide leader in system integration software, has announced that software user Audio Video Lifestyles has evolved into the commercial System Integration market through the use of D-Tools

09/12/2010 Doremi Cinema Opens Second Factory
Doremi Cinema, the leading provider of digital cinema server technology, has announced its shipment of over 800 servers and Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) in December, taking the total units shipped w

09/12/2010 Josh Robinson Joins Rushes
Rushes have announced the appointment of Josh Robinson to the post production team. Josh has joined Rushes from Grey London where he worked as a Producer on brands including P&G, Toshiba and Dairy Cr

09/12/2010 NTM Launches Fourth Channel Using Vector Multiplay For Playout Automation
The Swedish media group NTM has successfully added a fourth television channel to its offering and seamlessly completed the upgrade of its systems to use Vector Multiplay. The company is a repeat cus

09/12/2010 Singapore And UK Team Up On Multiplatform Developments
The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) and South West Screen, the development agency for film, television and digital media in the South West of England, has announced the second iteration

09/12/2010 Vaddio Controls Canon Robotic PTZ Cameras At Dominican Republic Museum
Vaddio, a leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of speciality pan/tilt/zoom cameras and high-end camera control systems, supplied Nutech Engineering with a Precision Camera Controller to remotely c

09/12/2010 Vector 3 Appoints New Sales Manager For EMEA & Asia Pacific Regions
Vector 3, a leading developer of IT-based graphics and playout automation solutions for the master control room, has expanded its sales force with the recruitment of Glyn Bartlett in the role of Sales

09/12/2010 WDR Plots Path To The Future With Newtec
One of the largest European public broadcasters, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) has equipped its fleet with Newtec Satellite Modulators and is equipping its crucial DSNG broadcast truck, FÜ5 (Bocklemünd

08/12/2010 BECTU Opposes Tuition Fees Rise
Broadcast union BECTU members and branches are being encouraged to lend their support to the University and College Union and to the National Union of Students as they work together in the run-up to t

08/12/2010 Christie And TRON:Legacy
Between November 30 and December 2, the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London's Southbank was used as a canvas to trailer Disney's 3D digital movie TRON: Legacy. The architectural 3D projection mapping by c

08/12/2010 GDC And Barco Deploy More Than 300 Barco Series 2 DLP Cinema Projectors
GDC Technology, a leading digital cinema solution provider, and Barco, a digital cinema pioneer, have announced the successful deployment of over 300 units of Barco Series 2 DLP Cinema projectors with