Broadcast News Archive for July, 2010
19/07/2010 Playbox Technology Playout For Islamic TV
An international communications and information technology company has completed a turnkey project in South Africa for the complete play-out facilities of a new TV channel. Islamic TV (ITV) is the w

19/07/2010 SoundField Reaches Next Dimension In New 3D Telegenic Truck
An independent UK outside broadcast services company, Telegenic, has installed a digital SoundField microphone and upmix processor in its new 3D OB vehicle, which entered service in the Spring. The

19/07/2010 Special Guests To Attend Edinburgh TV Festival
The MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival has confirmed attendance of RT Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, Sandy Climan, Chief Executiv

19/07/2010 Tony Dillon Appointed Director Of Business Affairs At Pact
Tony Dillon, Director of Legal and Business affairs at 2 entertain, the distribution company originally set up as a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Woolworths group, has been appointed Directo

09/07/2010 'No Date' For Digital Radio Switchover
There will be no date set for a switchover from FM to digital radio until the majority of listeners have voluntarily adopted digital radio over analogue, Communications Minister Ed Vaizey. A provisio

09/07/2010 BBC Criticised Over NI Content
The BBC should try harder to reflect the huge changes that have taken place in one of its main regions in the kind of programming it offers. BBC Northern Ireland has been told it needs to stop focusi

09/07/2010 Boxer To Resell Atempo Data Protection And Archiving Solutions
A leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, Atempo, has signed Boxer Systems to resell Atempo Digital Archive (ADA) and Atempo Time Navigator (ATN) to data-intensive

09/07/2010 Full Sail University Installs SSL Duality SE Console In New Audio Studio
Full Sail University, which offers degree programs in everything from recording arts and film to game and web design, recently installed a 72-channel Solid State Logic Duality SE console as the centre

09/07/2010 Prime Focus Launches New Datalab Department
One of the world's largest visual entertainment services groups, Prime Focus, has launched a new Datalab department to process their client's data assets for delivery within Prime Focus or to any othe

09/07/2010 Projectiondesign F32 Projectors Now Shipping
Updating its recognised industry-standard F32 series of projectors to a class-leading 8000 lumens, projectiondesign has now made the model available for immediate delivery. With comprehensive changes

09/07/2010 US Biker Drama Rides Into Belfast
Hit US television show Sons of Anarchy is coming to Belfast this month and the search is on for local body doubles for some of the leading cast members. The drama series about an outlaw motorcycle cl

09/07/2010 Vinten Wins Queen's Award For Enterprise
A leading manufacturer of camera supports, Vinten - a Vitec Group brand - is to be formally presented with The Queen's Award for Enterprise 2010 during a ceremony this month. Her Majesty's representa

09/07/2010 Walt Disney Studios To Use Nuke
Walt Disney Animation Studios has licensed Nuke, the Sci-Tech Award-winning compositing technology from leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, will utilise it in the production of its

08/07/2010 AETN UK Commissions Evil Up Close From HanrahanMedia
AETN UK has commissioned award-winning indie HanrahanMedia to produce Evil Up Close - Vanessa George: The Nursery Nurse Paedophile for Crime & investigation Network. The film will be made by Hanrahan

08/07/2010 Audio Brands Unite For PLASA 2010
Tannoy is teaming up with sister audio brands Lab.gruppen, Lake and TC Electronic to jointly exhibit at this year's PLASA show, which will take place at London's Earl's Court between September 12 and

08/07/2010 Camera Corps Q-Balls Circumnavigate The Globe With 'Beagle'
Five Camera Corps Q-Ball robotic minicam systems have successfully completed one of the longest reality-television productions in the history of broadcasting. A nine-month voyage aboard a television

08/07/2010 Factory Invests In White-Mark Designed Dolby Suite
Soho-based Factory Studios is expanding its facilities to incorporate a new Dolby audio suite designed by acoustic consultants White Mark. Established in 1997, Factory is an audio and visual producti

08/07/2010 IPV Enters French Market With Soft4TV
One of the largest independent suppliers of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, IPV, has announced that newly formed Soft4

08/07/2010's Smart Technology Supports Diesel Campaign
A leading interactive technology provider has announced that it has recently joined forces with systems integrator Comtech Experience A/S to power an edgy and innovative guerilla advertising

08/07/2010 New Appointments For Pulse
Integrated content production company Pulse has announced the signing of Hannah Springham, Series Director of Pulse's hit TV series Pineapple Dance Studios, to its roster, as well as the appointment o

08/07/2010 Polecam To Launch New Lens At IBC 2010
A major new addition to the Polecam product range will be introduced at IBC 2010. The HRO 69 (High Resolution Optics) is a high quality 3.5 mm lens designed specifically for use with latest-generatio

07/07/2010 Analogue TV Sales Stopped
Major electronic retailers in Britain have officially stopped selling analogue televisions as the country gears up for the full digital switchover. According to Digital UK, the organisation which is

07/07/2010 AXON's Synapse Processes Signals At World Cup
Dutch company AXON has announced that it has been the main supplier of signal processing equipment at the World Cup in South Africa. At six of the ten stadiums, AXON's Synapse equipment is fulfilling

07/07/2010 Can Communicate Adds New Dimension To Roland Garros Tennis
The 3D film and TV production specialist, Can Communicate (CAN), recently delivered live 3D coverage of the 2010 Roland Garros French Open tennis championship, in what is believed to be the longest co

07/07/2010 Christie Introduces New 3D Projector
Christie has launched the latest edition of its popular Christie Mirage Series, the Christie Mirage WU7K-M. Featuring a full WUXGA resolution display and dual lamps for excellent uniformity, the Chri