Broadcast News Archive for February, 2010
10/02/2010 PulpFx Abstract Launched
The developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, Noise Industries, has announced that its new development partner, Aquafadas has released PulpFx Abstract 1.0 for the

10/02/2010 Sony's 3D OB Trucks Roll-in
The next step in Sony's long-term partnership with Telegenic and BSkyB will transform live production and revolutionise people's entertainment experience, it has been claimed. As part of BSkyB's comm

10/02/2010 Take 1 To Transcribe BVE Seminars
The preferred transcription provider to ITV and Discovery, Take 1, which also works with more than 450 UK production companies, is to work at this month's BVE. Selected seminars from the Broadcast Vi

10/02/2010 Technica Expands LA Premises
Element Technica, known for their comprehensive line of accessories for professional cameras including the Red, as well as market-leading 3D rigs and associated equipment, is adding an additional buil

09/02/2010 BSkyB Sells Most Of ITV Stake
Broadcasting giant BSkyB has sold a 10.4% of its stake to ITV, after the Government ordered it to do so, in a long-running legal battle. The stake in ITV was sold for £196m which represents a loss of

09/02/2010 Dolby Digital Cinema Support For 60th Berlin International Film Festival
Dolby Laboratories has announced that it will support the Berlin International Film Festival as 'Official Supplier' for digital cinema equipment and services, when the annual Berlinale celebrates its

09/02/2010 Leading The Stereo 3D Revolution With Mistika at Broadcast Video Expo
SGO, established European developer of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast markets, continues to define and lead the stereoscopic 3D revolution with efficient workflows and advanc

09/02/2010 MediaCityUK Welcomes New Tenants To The Pie Factory
MK-V and Web Potential have moved into The Pie Factory at MediaCityUK taking advantage of additional accommodation that has been created to house media and creative businesses. The Pie Factory, owned

09/02/2010 PNY Technologies To Attend Broadcast Video Expo
PNY Technologies has announced its presence at the Broadcast Video Expo from 16 – 18 February, the technology event for broadcast, AV and new media. PNY will be demonstrating NVIDIA's Digital Video P

09/02/2010 UK TV Allowed Product Placements
There were conflicting views this month over the contentious issue of paid product placement on UK TV. The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) decision to allow the practice has been suppor

09/02/2010 Zodiak Entertainment Appoints Group-Wide Chief Digital Officer
Zodiak Entertainment has announced the appointment of Marco Ferrari as Group-wide Chief Digital Officer across its unscripted and formats business. As Chief Digital Officer, Marco will report to the

08/02/2010 Alba Applauds Creative Talent
Alba, the Gaelic Media Service, has praised emerging creative talent in Scotland, following FilmG, their Gaelic online digital shorts competition, which was aimed at unearthing creative talent in the

08/02/2010 Cinewessex Lands Kids Advert
A south coast-based television and video facilities house has landed a national contract to film a commercial for a whacky new children's product called Bionic Putty. Cinewessex, shot it on a High

08/02/2010 Installations 'Not Always Compliant', Says AVM
Some installations of AV equipment, in particular interactive whiteboards and projectors, have been carried out without adhering to the appropriate processes. That's according to AVM and Matrix Disp

08/02/2010 Rare Footage Boosted With ITN Source
Rare and unseen collections of DVDs which have been created from the news and entertainment footage stored in ITN Source - the footage sales arm of ITN - is being made available. Wienerworld, one of

08/02/2010 Robot Cameras To Get Mini Joystick
A Shepperton-based specialist business, Camera Corps, has chosen the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas for the worldwide launch of its new ultra-compact Mini Joystick Control. Mini Joystick Control is comp

08/02/2010 Wallander Benefits From Digital Vision
Digital Vision's fully equipped grading and finishing platform Film Master was recently used to grade the second series of the BBC's BAFTA-winning drama series Wallander. Following in the footsteps

05/02/2010 Adder To Show AIM At BVE
Connectivity solutions company, Adder will showcase its AdderLink Infinity Management suite (A.I.M.) at Broadcast Video Expo - BVE, (Stand E22). The A.I.M. suite is the management tool set that bring

05/02/2010 Consoles Order Boosts Sport
A large order for Presteigne Charter, one of the world's leading broadcast dry hire and systems rental specialists has been completed by Custom Consoles. A total of 20 desks from the Module-R range h

05/02/2010 Future Film's Stocks To Raise £5m
The film finance and production group, Future Film is to be floated on the stock market later this month. It is also to get a new chairman before it joins AIM - the London Stock Exchange's internatio

05/02/2010 Grove Studios Adds Digital Audio Workstation
UK-based AV sales and service specialists, eMerging, has supplied Mark Knopfler's British Grove Studios with a Merging Technologies Pyramix Native digital audio workstation. It is for high-quality hi

05/02/2010 Sonifex For BVE
Sonifex are showing the new RB-DD4 4 channel digital audio delay on stand G50 at BVE 2010. The RB-DD4 4 channel digital audio delay allows you to delay 4 mono channels of audio independently or toget

05/02/2010 Sporting Germany Goes HD
German broadcaster WDR in Cologne will this month begin broadcasting major sports programming in HDTV. Spearheaded by the flagship 'Sportsschau Bundesliga' German premier league soccer coverage, the

05/02/2010 TV Goes Interactive With Nagravision
Nagravision, is partnering with a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, Samsung Electronics America, to provide TV applications that bring more interactive web services an

05/02/2010 X20 Media Updates Xpresenter
The full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, X2O Media, has announced the latest release of its enterprise digital sig