Broadcast News Archive for March, 2010
09/03/2010 Volicon Expands Digital Video Systems
Volicon has announced a significant expansion of its award-winning Observer family of digital video logging and monitoring systems. At the 2010 NAB Show, the company will unveil a new product family

08/03/2010 BECTU Urges Wiring Submissions
With a deadline looming at the end of March, broadcast union BECTU members are being encouraged to have their views heard on new electrical regulations. A BECTU circular said "Members are advised tha

08/03/2010 Dr Who Materialises In Belfast
The BBC's Dr Who is to go on tour, with Belfast the first location for the 11th Doctor to materialise. Aimed at introducing the new Doctor to fans of the series, it will cross time zones and space to

08/03/2010 DutchView Buys Snell's HD Convertor
A leading Netherlands audio/visual services company, DutchView, has purchased Snell's Alchemist Ph.C – HD motion-compensated standards converter, This is part of a significant upgrade to the company's

08/03/2010 EditShare Ready For NAB
A technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, EditShare, has announced plans to exhibit at the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) exhibition held

08/03/2010 Frankfurt Show For Denon DJ
This month's Prolight & Sound Expo at Frankfurt Messe, is to feature Denon DJ Europe. From 24 - 27 March Denon is exhibiting its complete new product line up including the world's two best DJ mixers,

08/03/2010 Lady's Night At Oscars
For the first time in its history, a woman has been named the top movie director at the Oscars. On what happened to be International Women's Day, Kathryn Bigelow last night made history when she was

08/03/2010 New Plasma Gold Version From SysMedia
SysMedia has launched a hosted version of its successful Plasma Gold interactive content production and management system. The hosted model minimises upfront capital outlay, enabling broadcasters, r

08/03/2010 Olivier Awards Go Live On Radio
The UK's most prestigious theatre accolade, the Laurence Olivier Awards will this year be broadcast live on radio for the first time ever. BBC Radio 2 will broadcast a special two-hour programme, hos

08/03/2010 Women In Media Outnumbered
Women are half as likely as men to be on British television, a study commissioned by Channel 4 has found. More than three-quarters of contributors to news programmes were men, a study of 386 hours of

08/03/2010 XL Excel At Super Bowl
The Who rocked the US Super Bowl's half-time spot, with help from XL Video, an international market leader in the field of video production for trade shows, outdoor and indoor events, concert touring,

05/03/2010 Dolby Audio 'Supports' Oscar Nominations
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. have announced that all films nominated for an Oscar in the Achievement in Sound Editing and Achievement in Sound Mixing categories included Dolby audio technologies. This ma

05/03/2010 Enfys Creates Kids TV With Vinten
A Vitec Group brand, has supplied a Quattro SE pedestal with a Vision 250E head to Enfys Studios in Cardiff. Provided by Vinten Radamec, the Quattro SE and 250E combination is specifically designed fo

05/03/2010 First NRC Level III Rigger In Ireland
A director of the Belfast-based lighting rental and sales company, Production Services Ireland (PSI) has become the first person in Ireland to attain the Professional Lighting & Sound Association (PLA

05/03/2010 FOR-A Reveals Multi Format Player
A leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the MBP-100MP Multi Format Player at NAB this year. Launched by FOR-A, it offers

05/03/2010 Pulse Bring Red Bull Music To Four
An integrated content production company has been commissioned to produce Red Bull Music Academy London, a 3 x 12’ series for Channel 4 which showcases highlights from this year’s Red Bull Music Acade

05/03/2010 Smithson To Solve Flight 447 Mystery
A renowned independent production company has been commissioned by BBC Two and the PBS series NOVA to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Air France Flight 447 on 1st June 2

05/03/2010 Solar System 'Lives' With Prime Focus VFX
One of the world’s largest visual entertainment services groups has created around 40 minutes of original visual effects for the highly-anticipated BBC factual project, Wonders of the Solar System.

05/03/2010 Telenet Proves CI Plus Technology
An interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware specialist, is proud to announce that it has successfully completed a CI Plus (CI+) Proof of Concept (PoC) project for Telenet for Belgium’s lar

05/03/2010 Triveni Digital Execs Present At NAB
Triveni Digital have announced that the company's Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Richard Chernock, and the company's Vice President of Sales and Head of Marketing, Ralph Bachofen, will be presenting at

05/03/2010 UU Graduate's Oscar Bid Revealed
A University of Ulster graduate will rub shoulders with the elite of the movie world this weekend - his film has been nominated for an Oscar. Paul Young, a former Art and Design student, is the produ

04/03/2010 Air Mastering Invests In Prism Sound
Air Mastering, based in the London suburb of Kingston-upon-Thames, has become the latest facility to invest in Prism Sound’s ADA-8XR multichannel modular AD/DA converter. The studio is owned by Jerom

04/03/2010 BECTU Candidates Confirmed
The UK's media and entertainment trade union have announced the candidates seeking election as union president and those to the NEC have been confirmed by the independent scrutineers, Electoral Reform

04/03/2010 Bennett Made Five's Factual Commissioner
Bafta-nominated Producer Matt Bennett has been newly appointed to the role of Channel Five's Factual Commissioner. Bennett previously worked as the Series Producer and Director on BBC1 documentary Tr

04/03/2010 HBO Fantasy Epic For Northern Ireland
Fantasy filmmaking is on the way to Belfast. Northern Ireland Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster and Culture and Arts Minister, Nelson McCausland have confirmed, that the series, Game of Thrones will