Broadcast News Archive for September, 2010
14/09/2010 BBC Trust Chairman To Step Down
Sir Michael Lyons has announced that he will not seek to be reappointed as BBC Trust Chairman when his four-year term ends next May. Sir Michael wrote to Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt saying that he

14/09/2010 Blackmagic Design Announces Compact Videohub
Blackmagic Design has launched Compact Videohub, the world's smallest 40 x 40 SDI router that fits into an incredibly tiny two rack units of space! Compact Videohub features 3 Gb/s SDI, auto switchin

14/09/2010 Grass Valley Launch New Line of Conversion Tools At IBC 2010
Grass Valley introduced a completely new line of conversion tools in its ADVC product range at IBC 2010 that streamline workflows and saves time for the professional video editor, staging and event en

14/09/2010 Presteigne Charter Invests In Sony 3D Technology
A leading broadcast dry hire and systems rental specialists, Presteigne Charter, has announced a major expansion of its 3D facilities, following the largest ever investment in Sony 3D production syste

14/09/2010 SGO Launches Mistika Live At IBC
SGO has launched Mistika Live, its powerful new stereoscopic 3D production tool at IBC 2010. Mistika Live was recently used in the impressive live stereoscopic 3D broadcasting of the latest Metallica

14/09/2010 Sky's Harlequin 1 Broadcasting Complex Invests In Wohler Audio/Video Processing Monitors
Wohler Technologies has announced that British Sky Broadcasting (Sky), the UK's largest pay TV provider, is installing more than 200 Wohler AMP1 and AMP2 audio/video processing monitors in its new, st

13/09/2010 AJA Ki Pro And The ARRI Alexa Used For Skoda Advertising Campaign
When AJA Video Systems first announced the Ki Pro portable digital recording device, it was met with great enthusiasm and won six major industry awards. Cinematographers, editors and digital video p

13/09/2010 ATG Broadcast Completes 13-Channel TV4 Sweden Expansion
ATG Broadcast has announced the completion of a major expansion for TV4, one of Scandinavia's largest independent broadcasters. Completed in just eight weeks from order placement, the project equips

13/09/2010 EditShare Unveils Its Forbidden Technology At IBC 2010
EditShare, a provider of cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, is demonstrating the cloud-based production and storage workflow through its partnership with Forbidden

13/09/2010 Harris Corporation Demonstrate Latest Routing Technology At IBC
International communications and information technology company Harris Corporation is demonstrating its latest routing technology innovations that help broadcasters more efficiently process audio and

13/09/2010 Photon Beard Illuminates Liverpool FC TV
Professional lighting specialists Photon Beard has announced the installation of its Highlight 110 and Radiant 170 studio lighting systems at LFC.TV, the dedicated official channel for Liverpool Footb

13/09/2010 SIS Live Choose EVS XT(2)+ Production Servers
EVS has announced that SIS LIVE, Europe's largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier has acquired 13 HD XT(2)+ production servers for its new-generation HD and 3G capable OB fleet, including O

13/09/2010 SMK Electronics To License Movea's MotionIC Platform Technologies
Movea and SMK-Europe NV has announced a licensing agreement to integrate Movea's patented MotionIC platform technologies into SMK's next generation remote control designs. Under the agreement, SMK an

13/09/2010 Title Role Lands Commission To Bridge The World
UK indie Title Role Productions has announced its latest commission from History to produce a one-hour documentary special entitled How Britain Bridges The World. Ordered by Co-Production & Acquisiti

10/09/2010 Digital TV Labs Launch CI Plus Test Tool
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised conformance products and services for digital TV receiver testing, has launched its brand new CI Plus Test Tool for developing, testing and deb

10/09/2010 Flagship 'Shines' On ITV Daybreak
An NI web-based news business has been shining on national TV today with an item covering Dublin-based SmartGlass International's supply of a large area of solar control glass to the set of the newly

10/09/2010 IMPALA Welcomes New Advanced CI Plus Conformance Test
IMPALA, the International MHEG Promotion Alliance, has welcomed the news of a new, advanced CI Plus (CI+) test tool for ensuring compatible receivers conform to the latest specification. Testing of t

10/09/2010 Not To Scale Announce Exclusive Representation By Simpatico
Leading London-based animation studio Not To Scale have announced that they have signed an exclusive representation deal with Simpatico in New York to represent Not To Scale's diverse directing talent

10/09/2010 Pinewood Chooses VCube HD For High-Definition Dubbing
eMerging, distributors for Switzerland's Merging Technologies in the UK, have supplied four more high-definition Merging VCube digital video playback systems to the Pinewood Studios Group for use in t

10/09/2010 Prime Focus Installs CLEAR Edge Servers In India
Global digital content services group Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has installed CLEAR Edge servers at leading broadcasters in India to provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for advertiseme

10/09/2010 Rimage Showcases 3D Blu-ray Authoring In Real Time At IBC
Rimage Europe GmbH will be demonstrating live archiving of 3D video footage in HD on Blu-ray Discs at its booth at IBC 2010. Rimage will combine its hardware and software with the world's first fully

09/09/2010 ATG Completes Studio Six Upgrade At Television Centre
Working in partnership with BBC Studios and Post Production, ATG Broadcast has completed a major upgrade to Studio Six at Television Centre in London. Studio Six becomes Britain's first 1080 50p HD st

09/09/2010 BECTU Make New Home At MediacityUK
The Independent trade union has opened a base within The Pie Factory at MediaCityUK, joining the creative community at the heart of the £600million Peel Media development. BECTU, which already has of

09/09/2010 Can Communicate Expands 3D Operations
A 3D film and TV production specialist will build on a successful summer of 3D production with a major purchase of four active stereographic 3D rigs from Element Technica. CAN Communicate (CAN) will

09/09/2010 Christy Launches New Broadcast Recruitment Website
An expert in broadcast recruitment has re-launched its website, promising a fresh new look, simpler navigation and a unique broadcast recruitment advice section. The site at <A HREF= 'http://www.chri