Broadcast News Archive for March, 2010
24/03/2010 BeeSmart And TechnoTrend Offer Common IP-HD Solution
In advance of the IPTV World Forum 2010 in London, BeeSmart and Techno-Trend Görler have announced their offering in the field of innovative IPTV-solutions. The first product is the digital receiver

24/03/2010 Digital-Ready 'Future-Proofs' SysMedia Teletext
A supplier of specialist teletext signal generators for consumer electronics manufacturers has seized the technology initiative with the introduction of a digital-ready teletext version of its Plasma

24/03/2010 DRG Prescribes Doc Martin To France
A leading content distributor has signed a landmark deal for hit comedy drama Doc Martin, as French national broadcaster TF1 picks up scripted format rights to the show, commissioning a six-part serie

24/03/2010 HSL/Kinesys Workshop a Huge Success
A UK lighting rental company and a leading automation specialist have recently collaborated to stage a two day technical training workshop on Kinesys' systems. Headed by HSL and Kinesys, the worksho

24/03/2010 Plasa International Rigging Conference Announced
In a ‘world first’ for the entertainment rigging industry, Plasa Events has announced the launch of the PLASA International Rigging Conference. The two day event is to be held alongside of Plasa 201

24/03/2010 Sencore Selects OmniWave For Greece And Cyprus
A provider of signal quality and video delivery solutions, has announced OmniWave Ltd. Broadcasting & Telecommunications as a new global sales partner. OmniWave will provide Sencore's world-class br

24/03/2010 Showtime Network Adds Softel's MediaSphere
A key provider in TV and video technologies have announced that Showtime Networks Inc. is to use the industry-leading Softel MediaSphere interactive television (iTV) playout platform. Showtime will

24/03/2010 Soundcraft V3.0 Software 'Adds Power'
A unit of Harman International Industries, Incorporated is introducing its new V3.0 software for its Si Series consoles. The new software, launched by Soundcraft, is offering increased DSP channels

24/03/2010 Ultra-Mobile Polecam 'Wins Paralympics'
Videographers with disabilities can now shoot professional-quality content using the industry-standard Polecam transportable video production jib. Thanks to an extraordinary new device developed at

24/03/2010 Unions To Seek Reversal On Pay Freeze
The recognised trade unions at VT Group met at BECTU's headquarters in Clapham, London, this week to discuss the group's proposed pay freeze. The unions are appalled at the Chief Executive's message

23/03/2010 Axon Introduce Synapse 3D At NAB
A manufacturer of signal processing equipment, will introduce Synapse modular interface and signal processing equipment at this year’s NAB. Launched by Axon, the G3D100 is a 3Gb/s, HD and SD stereos

23/03/2010 BBC Reveals Plans To Expand Digital Radio Coverage
More than a million additional people will soon be able to receive BBC national digital radio services under plans for a further expansion of the digital radio transmission network. The BBC is invest

23/03/2010 Clubland Phenomenon Deadmau5 Invests In Prism Sound’s Orpheus
Toronto-based DJ and remixer, Deadmau5, aka Joel Zimmerman, is the latest clubland star to invest in Prism's Orpheus FireWire recording interface. Over the last four years, the Grammy-nominated DJ h

23/03/2010 Film Agencies Unite For UK Investment
Film London and Screen South have announced a ground-breaking new partnership merging their filming services which will now represent 85% of the UK's film industry. This new strategic collaboration

23/03/2010 Future Film Makers Win 2012 Showcase
British Film stars Nicholas Hoult, Georgia Groome and Thomas Sangster have announced a major new UK-wide film competition for budding film makers. Young film makers can win a chance to get their work

23/03/2010 ITV U-Turn On Regional News?
A possible about-turn in ITV's position on regional news has been welcomed by BECTU. ITV's Chairman, Archie Norman, has been quoted suggesting that the company is re-evaluating its commitment to its

23/03/2010 Mark Schubin To Keynote NAB 3D: Cinema And Home'
A multiple-Emmy-award-winning SMPTE Fellow and Lead Blogger at will keynote the Digital Cinema Summit "3D: Cinema and Home" on Saturday, 10th April, as part of the NAB 2010 conference

23/03/2010 SSL Broadcast Console Breaks Records
A manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for broadcast professionals are pleased to announce the soaring popularity of their new Digital Broadcast Console.

23/03/2010 Talks Continue Over Siemens Staff Action
Siemens staff working at the BBC have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over a pay freeze in a ballot which closed on Friday. Members voted by an 80 per cent majority in favour of action

23/03/2010 UTV Reports Falling Profits
Despite intense cost-cutting - with several programmes and staff dropped - the Belfast-based media company Ulster Television (UTV) has reported a £2.6m fall in pretax profit. It posted an £18.1m prof

TSL Appoints Sales Partners To Cover Balkan And Baltic Regions

An international, independent, broadcast systems integrator has announced the appointment of three new product reseller partners in the Balkan and Baltic regions as well as the Ukraine.

22/03/2010 Bridge Technologies Expand Spanish Presence
A designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced analysis, measurement, and monitoring solutions has announced a partnership with Madrid-based digital consulting and engineering specialists Optiva M

22/03/2010 Digital Rapids Enable HD For Innovative Dental Education Portal
A leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences, has announced that digital media production company 1MediaProduction have employed Digital R

22/03/2010 Harris For First Middle Eastern End-to-End Tapeless HD Platform
An international communications and information technology company, and Abu Dhabi TV (ADTV) have announced that Harris broadcast technology will form the core of ADTV’s new fully tapeless, high-defini

22/03/2010 High Tech Firm Expands Into GB Market
Jobs are being created as an Irish video and telecommunications firm expands. JSR Technology offers a broad range of expert ICT services including bespoke software development, website design, teleco