Broadcast News Archive for January, 2011
31/01/2011 ABC Products' Launches New Lightweight Multi-purpose Jib
ABC Products have launched a new DSLR Light-Jib - a very lightweight and compact Jib-arm designed for DSLR cameras and small camcorders. Represented by Ianiro UK, the Light-Jib is available from rese

31/01/2011 BECTU Conference Looms
The broadcast union BECTU is making preparations for the union's 2011 annual conference, which will be held on Saturday 4 June in Eastbourne. Many branches will be holding their own Annual General Me

31/01/2011 Hamlet Emphasises Excellence At BVE 2011
Hamlet is starting its 25th anniversary year by meeting its many UK users at BVE 2011. The demonstrations and discussions will centre on how you can monitor and maintain quality with affordable and

31/01/2011 Hospital Drama Director's Short 'For Oscar'
Casualty director Ian Barnes has picked up a coveted Oscar nomination for his short film Wish 143, about a young boy desperate to come of age before his time runs out. The Bristol-based director, a r

31/01/2011 Pixel Corps Streams Live From San Francisco With Telestream Wirecast
Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced that its Wirecast live webcasting software has been selected by Pixel Corps, a guild of digital media conten

31/01/2011 S&T Builds S&T Americas Office With Key Appointments
Strategy & Technology (S&T), leading provider of interactive television technologies around the world, has announced that it has promoted Adrian Fowkes to Chief Technical Officer, Americas and Kate C

31/01/2011 The Internet 'Could Be 100 Times Faster'
There's to be a £7.2 million of investment that could revolutionise the UK's internet uesage. David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, today announced the six-year 'Photonics HyperHighw

31/01/2011 Vaddio Now Shipping New Automated Preset Camera Controller
Vaddio, a leading provider in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems is now shipping the new Hot-Shot Present Camera Controller and the YPbPr to DVI-D Format Converter. The Hot-Shot Present C

28/01/2011 400,000 Caught With Unlicensed TV
Almost 400,000 people were caught watching TV illegally across the UK, TV Licensing has revealed. They said that more than 20,000 people were caught watching the box without a licence in Northern Ire

28/01/2011 BBC World Service Cuts International Output
BBC World Service has released details of its response to a cut to its Grant-in-Aid funding from the UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office - with fewer language services as a result. BBC World Service i

28/01/2011 Bloodsucking Aliens Land In Donegal
Bloodsucking aliens have invaded the quiet Donegal community of Inishowen this week, as the film crew for Hollywood film 'Grabbers' landed in town. The 100-strong cast and crew of the comedy-horror f

28/01/2011 Composer Tunes Into Piers On CNN
The US TV spectacular, Piers Morgan Tonight has aired for the first time, but CNN executives had real concerns over the theme music. Filling the shoes of the illustrious Larry King after 25 years of

28/01/2011 CoolSign Digital Signage Solution For Middle East
A leading provider of advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, Haivision, has announced that MxN Middle East is now in its fifth year as a certified reseller of

28/01/2011 Irish Filmmakers' Tax Breaks Renewed
An innovative film and television tax investment scheme - known as Section 481 - has been extended by the Irish Republic's Government for a further three years. Announcing the decision Minister for

28/01/2011 Jean-Philippe Randisi Gets ITV Studios Role
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed former Viacom & Saban senior consumer products executive Jean-Philippe Randisi to the newly created role of Executive Vice President & Director of Consum

28/01/2011 Newport Students' Work On BBC4 Documentary
Animation students at Newport University are looking forward to seeing their work featured across the UK on BBC FOUR next week, after completing an exciting collaboration with BBC Cymru Wales. The Ch

28/01/2011 SkyB Merger Competition Commission Referral Paused
The UK's Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is considering referring the proposed merger of News Corporation and BSkyB to the Competition Commission (CC) - but has delayed the process to allow for fresh re

27/01/2011 Autocue Introduces Affordable Video Servers At CABSAT 2011
At CABSAT 2011, Autocue, a supplier of teleprompting, scripting and newsroom technology, will showcase its first four standalone, Linux-based video servers. These versatile servers feature up to four

27/01/2011 BVE Sees UK Launch Of Stagetec Console
Aspen Media, a UK distributor specialising in broadcast and post production audio, control and communication products, is bringing the latest development from Stagetec to BVE at Earls Court in Februar

27/01/2011 Eren Ibrahim Joins The London Filter Company
The London Filter Company has appointed Eren Ibrahim as Showroom Manager. Based in LFC's showroom, he has responsibility for sales, rental and client contact across the range of LFC's products that i

27/01/2011 Headend Technology From Thomson Video Networks Drives Sweden's DVB-T2 Roll Out
Thomson Video Networks has announced that it is supplying headend technology to broadcast network operator Teracom for Sweden's roll out of DVB-T2. Already available to 70 percent of the country's p

27/01/2011 New Sonnet Technologies Qio Card Reader Gets Editors Editing Fast
Holdan is to demonstrate Sonnet Technologies' Qio professional universal media reader/writer in the UK for the first time at BVE 2011. Qio allows production teams to transfer files to edit stations 2

27/01/2011 Riedel Communications Excels At The Asian Games 2010
Riedel Communications, a leading manufacturer of real-time networks for video, audio and intercom, installed a comprehensive communications systems for the Asian Games in Guangzhou. Riedel provided t

27/01/2011 The Foundry Release MARI 1.2
Leading visual effects software company The Foundry has announced the latest release of its creative paint and texture tool - MARI 1.2. Now shipping, MARI 1.2 adds Python integration, Fractal Noise T

27/01/2011 Winners Of The RTS North West Student Awards Announced
The winners of the RTS North West Student Awards 2010/11 have been announced. The ceremony was held at the Manchester Cornerhouse last night and was hosted by Radio Manchester, Andy Crane. Designed