Broadcast News Archive for June, 2010
25/06/2010 BBC World Service Expands Its Use Of Pharos

An international broadcasting service has expanded its use of the Pharos Mediator content management platform at its UK headquarters. BBC World Service has set up an auxiliary system t

25/06/2010 Blue Lucy Gets Them In… Dutch Style
An innovative supplier of the Miura family of advanced audio visual processing tools, has employed Miura Ingest Software in operation at Dutch broadcaster Omroep Flevoland (OF), servicing a Digital Ar

25/06/2010 Framepool Announces Winners
The winners of the 2010 Framepool/ LBB Online/ Fireflies Challenge have now been announced. They hail from the United Kingdom, Japan and the USA. More than 40 filmmakers from all over the world prod

25/06/2010 MHz Delivers DSNG To AP TV News For World Cup
An independent international systems integrator, has delivered an HD-ready Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) truck to AP Television News in London. The vehicle is currently in South Africa cove

25/06/2010 NY Yankees Hit Grand Slam With RF Central
A Vitec Group brand, is proud to call Major League Baseball's 2009 World Series Champion New York Yankees one of its many loyal and satisfied customers. The New York Yankees have been using RF Ce

25/06/2010 Technicolor Partner With CANAL+ Group
A provider of production, postproduction, and distribution services is providing play-out services to the CANAL + Group for live 3D broadcast of 2010 FIFA World Cup matches in South Africa. Working a

25/06/2010 TeliaSonera Aces Wimbledon 2010 HD Coverage
An international carrier will be working with Japanese media operator - Nexion employing its Media Connect Occasional Use service. The service will deliver HD broadcast feeds from this year's Wimble

24/06/2010 AMC Goes Digital With Sony In The UK
A supplier of AV/IT solutions to businesses across a wide variety of sectors including, media and broadcast, have signed an agreement to provide its Digital Cinema 4K projection systems to AMC Enterta

24/06/2010 Anton/Bauer Go The Distance For The Outdoorsman
For more than 20 years, Anton/Bauer batteries have crisscrossed the globe with Buck McNeely, Host and Producer of the Outdoor Adventure TV series The Outdoorsman. From the frozen wilderness of Siber

24/06/2010 Hughes Returns To Ireland For Tern
A UK independent production company has announced the appointment of acclaimed TV Producer Brendan Hughes. Hughes will be heading up Tern Belfast and will be responsible for building on the company'

24/06/2010 Ofcom Target Internet Traffic Management
The independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries has published a discussion paper on the practice of internet traffic management. Ofcom outlined the technique

24/06/2010 Pro Motion Hire Celebrates 5th Anniversary Success
A broadcast equipment hire company, has announced that it enjoyed its highest ever revenue for the month of May 2010, giving further reason to celebrate its fifth year in business. In addition Pro M

24/06/2010 Road Movie On Two Wheels
Together with Cinematographer Milan Collin, Dutch production company Deepeei Film Productions initiated the environmental project Going South, cycling through the Americas. The project involves two c

24/06/2010 The Library of Congress 'Books' Signiant
Library of Congress, the USA's oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world has selected a pioneering software developer of content supply chain management solutions for up

24/06/2010 Title Role Invests In HD
A Manchester-based factual and entertainment indie has upgraded its in-house technology so that it can produce shows in HD and without tape. Title Role Productions spent £40,000 on Sony XDCam PDW-700

23/06/2010 Canis Announce Unique Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to purchase an entertainment channel in the UK market. Film24 is a free-to-air channel in a strong position (channel 157) on the Sky Digital EPG (UK digital satellite). Th

23/06/2010 Digital TV Switchover Cash For Broadband
While the big news from Tuesday's 'Emergency Budget' was that Value Added Tax (VAT) is to be raised to a full fifth of the cost base - digital TV has also been in focus. The communications highway is

23/06/2010 Pre-Roll Just Got More Complicated
By Rob Leishman, Marketing Manager, Abit. Managing the delay or pre-roll in a transmission path means an automation system has to begin playout of material slightly in advance to ensure the broadcast

23/06/2010 Screen Wales Students For New York
The dream of a lifetime has come true for two film students from Skillset Screen Academy Wales who have been selected to attend the first New York University and Screen Academy Wales international exc

23/06/2010 Sony Takes Cinema Experience To The Next Level
This year's Cinema Expo 2010 has kicked off and a world wide provider in AV/IT solutions has unveiled for the first time its new Digital Cinema 4K logo trailer. The trailer will introduce the Sony br

23/06/2010 Videohub Smart Control Now Shipping
A manufacturer of video technology products, including the DeckLink popular uncompressed capture cards, is now shipping Videohub Smart Control. Launched by Blackmagic Design, Videohub Smart Control i

23/06/2010 Waddell Wins TV Religious Slot
A new religious spot has been commissioned from a top Northern Ireland production company by Channel 4 - and won't shy away from controversial topics - such as the Orange Marching Season and the Londo

22/06/2010 BECTU Ballots Challenge BBC Studios & Post
The independent trade union for those working in broadcasting and entertainment, is running two consultative ballots amongst members in BBC Studios and Post Production in a challenge to proposals to c

22/06/2010 Christie First To Achieve Full DCI Compliance
A manufacturer in digital cinema projection technologies, are the first to pass the full range of tests required by the Compliance Test Plan (CTP) for the DCI Digital Cinema System Specification (DCSS

22/06/2010 Christie Maxes Out On MicroTiles At Cinema Expo
A global visual technologies company will be taking a highly ambitious approach to this year's Cinema Expo International 2010. As the market leader in Digital Cinema Projection, Christie will showcas