Broadcast News Archive for September, 2010
17/09/2010 BiBC Launches First Premium Content OTT TV Service For Philips
BiBC (British internet Broadcasting Company) has announced the launch of Europe's first premium content OTT TV service, to be deployed on Philips' latest range of connected TVs. The premium content is

17/09/2010 BTV Post And Lighthouse Announce 3D Workshops
BTV Post and Lighthouse, in partnership with Decode Broadcast Hire, are hosting a one-day mini-conference with hands-on workshops led by experienced stereoscopic 3D practitioners on October 11. If yo

17/09/2010 Hiltron Introduces HDCU-E Satellite Antenna De-Ice Controller
Hiltron Communications, one of Europe's leading providers of satellite and microwave communication equipment and systems, announces a major addition to its range of satellite communications control eq

17/09/2010 Riedel Launch Artist 1100 Series OLED Control Panel At IBC
Riedel Communications presented the Artist 1100 Series OLED control panel at IBC, which is Riedel's new premium control key panel for Artist digital matrix intercoms. Following Riedel's intuitive con

17/09/2010 SENSIO 3D Recognised At IBC
SENSIO Technologies has announced a successful IBC show in Amsterdam, where 3D broadcasting was high on the organisers' and visitors' agenda. The IBC 2010 Innovation Awards honoured 3D in three out

17/09/2010 Vinten Wins STAR Award
Vinten's new Vector 430 - which was on display at IBC 2010 - is the recipient of a 2010 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine a

17/09/2010 Women in Creative Media 'Underpaid And Under-represented'
Women working in the creative media industries are under-represented, underpaid and more highly qualified than their male counterparts, according to a new report by Skillset. Women in the Creative Me

16/09/2010 BSkyB Selects Grass Valley K2 Solo
Satellite broadcaster BSkyB has selected the Grass Valley K2 Solo multiformat media server to streamline its graphics replay workflow for its high definition sports channels and the new Sky 3D channel

16/09/2010 Licence Fee Set For Two Year Freeze
The TV licence fee is set to be frozen in 2011, the BBC Trust has announced. In a proposal to Government, the fee should be frozen at its current level of £145.50 for the remaining two years of the c

16/09/2010 Mekaniken Opens Up Shared Storage With Avid ISIS 5000
Mekaniken, one of the largest post-production houses in Sweden, has become the first Scandinavian facility to invest in the recently launched Avid ISIS 5000 shared storage system. The new 64TB system

16/09/2010 Pact 'Concerned' About BBC Programme Budget Cuts
Pact is calling on the BBC to reconsider cuts in programme budgets. The trade body for independent producers warned that cuts could "impact considerably" on the quality of shows produced. The announ

16/09/2010 Sachtler Launch Artemis Cine HD Pro
Sachtler launched the new artemis Cine HD Pro for professional film productions and digital cinematography at IBC 2010. The new artemis Cine HD Pro is a completely revised systems, which combines the

16/09/2010 Sony Broadens 35mm Line-Up
At IBC 2010, Sony Professional announced that it is reinforcing its 35mm acquisition line-up with a wave of new developments. These include the addition of new features to the F35 camera, news that s

16/09/2010 The Theory Wins HDSLR Specialist Accolade
Commercials and corporate production company The Theory have announced that they have officially become HDSLR Technology Specialists. HDSLR Technology is the generic term for a new breed of high-end

16/09/2010 Tiffen Introduces Steadicam Scout For Video And Film Production
Tiffen International, a manufacturer of glass filters for digital, still, video, motion pictures and television, introduces the new Steadicam SCOUT at IBC 2010. The Scout is based on the Steadicam's

15/09/2010 Anton/Bauer Commemorates 40th Anniversary At IBC 2010
Anton/Bauer, a provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, celebrated its 40th anniversary at IBC 2010. Along w

15/09/2010 Autocue Glides At IBC
A UK based manufacturer of teleprompter systems has showcased the Glide, its first ever camera stabiliser, at IBC 2010. The Glide is a professional, handheld camera flyer, manufactured and designed b

15/09/2010 BSkyB Selects Autoscript Prompting Tools For Harlequin Project
Leading teleprompting company Autoscript has announced that BSkyB has chosen Autoscript to equip all the studios in its new Harlequin 1 building. Complete prompting systems will be installed, includ

15/09/2010 Cinegy's Continues Success With Channel One In Russia
Cinegy, a developer of world-leading workflow, asset management and OEM solutions for the broadcast and post production industries, has announced the success of the Cinegy installation at the Russian

15/09/2010 Film Experts Meet To Discuss Government Support
Key figures from the UK film industry will meet with Culture Minister Ed Vaizey today to discuss the future of Government support for film. Mr Vaizey has called together the experts to hear their vi

15/09/2010 Litepanels Launch New MicroPro Hybrid At IBC 2010
Litepanels exhibited production models of the MicroPro Hybrid, the first professional LED light to combine "continuous output" and a "flash" feature in a single fixture. The Hybrid's "Continous Mode"

15/09/2010 Mekaniken Opens Up Shared Storage With The New Avid ISIS 5000
One of the largest post-production houses in Sweden, has become the first Scandinavian facility to invest in the recently launched Avid ISIS 5000 shared storage system. The new 64TB system will give

15/09/2010 WFTV Mentoring Call For Applications!
Women in Film and Television have announced their new mentoring scheme, which gives women with more than five years experience in the industry the opportunity to be mentored for six months by a key fi

14/09/2010 Avid Introduces Software-Only Version Of Avid DS
At IBC 2010, Avid announced Avid DS 10.5 - a software-only solution designed to deliver powerful finishing and conform workflows at a new, approachable price point for busy, budget-conscious post faci

14/09/2010 BBC Strikes To Hit Conference Season
Industrial action is threatening the BBC with news that corporation staff are to stage two 48-hour strikes in a row over pensions. The move is likely to hit the BBC's coverage of the Conservative Par