Broadcast News Archive for January, 2011
18/01/2011 Fineline Continues Expansion With Two New Staff Appointments
Fineline Media Finance has started the New Year with two new staff appointments, continuing the company's expansion. Simon Curlew has 20 years experience in asset finance and banking and joins as Are

18/01/2011 PixelRange Sets Huddersfield Festival Ablaze With Light
Huddersfield's Festival of Light was taken to a new level this year with the help of PixelRange PixelLine 1044 LED batons and a Green Hippo Hippotizer HD, hired through HSL. The annual winter event p

18/01/2011 RTV Slovenia First To Implement NOA Record 4 For High-Volume Digital Migration
NOA Audio Solutions has announced that Radiotelevlja Slovenlja (RTV), Slovenia's public service radio and television broadcaster, will be the first media enterprise to implement the new NOA Record 4 s

18/01/2011 The King's Speech Leads BAFTA Nominations
The King's Speech is the frontrunner in this years BAFTAS, with no less than 14 nominations. Tom Hooper's film about King George VI is nominated in the Best Film category, while it's star Colin Firth

18/01/2011 Thomson Broadcast Supplies ATSC Mobile DTV System To WGCL-TV In Atlanta
Thomson Broadcast has announced that WGCL-TV, the CBS affiliate serving the Atlanta, Georgia, market, has purchased a new Thomson Mobile DTV transmission system based on the ATSC A/153 standard. WGCL

18/01/2011 TV2 Hungary Selects Trilogy's New Gemini Intercom
Trilogy Communications, a global provider of digital intercom systems and Master Reference Generators to the broadcast industry, has announced that TV2, one of Hungary's largest nationwide commercial

17/01/2011 Avid Introduces Artist Series Support For Windows 7
Offering audio customers more options to create flexible, open workflows powered by Avid's EUCON open Ethernet control protocol, Avid has announced that Avid MC Control v2, MC Mix and MC Transport con

17/01/2011 Colin Firth - King Of The Golden Globes
British actor Colin Firth was the 'King' of the Golden Globes last night after he won the Best Actor in a Drama award for his role in The King's Speech. The 50-year-old actor won the award for his ro

17/01/2011 Denmark's TV2 Selects SysMedia For Regional Live Subtitling
The eight TV2 regions that serve the Danish population have all installed SysMedia WinCAPS Live subtitling systems to provide subtitles for their regional news bulletins. In response to government ma

17/01/2011 DK-Technologies Announces Free Upgrade To EBU R128
Audio and video metering company DK-Technologies is offering all customers with a MSD or PT0 600 series audio meter a free software update to enable them to use the new EBU R128 Loudness Recommendatio

17/01/2011 Photon Beard Announce CABSAT Preview
Photon Beard, a leading specialist manufacturer of lighting equipment, has announced that they will showcase Wi-Light, a new low-cost concept for studio lighting system control at CABSAT 2011. Despit

17/01/2011 RTS Awards Fellowships
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has awarded RTS Fellowships to John Cresswell, newly appointed CEO of Arqiva and former Interim CEO of ITV; Jane Featherstone, Creative Director of Kudos; Peter Finc

17/01/2011 S&T Appoints New General Manager
Strategy & Technology (S&T) has responded to the considerable demand for Hybrid systems by establishing a dedicated business unit headed up by Matt Whitfield. Whitfield joins S&T from Freeview Austra

17/01/2011 Second Prism Sound dScope Series III Adopted By Akustica
Prism Sound's dScope Series III family of audio analysers offer analogue and digital audio signal generation and analysis, plus support for digital audio carrier testing, quasi-anechoic microphone/lou

14/01/2011 Christie Projectors Are A Hit At the Eid In Riyadh
Christie projectors were used at the annual Eid Al-Fitr Fesitval, the three-day Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. In Riyadh, Samir El-Wesemy's company,

14/01/2011 Harris Corporation Contracts With Russia's Svyaz Engineering
Communications and information technology company Harris has contracted with Svyaz Engineering to being local manufacturing of Harris digital television transmitters to support the Russian Federation'

14/01/2011 JVC Launches Consumer Full HD 3D Camcorder
JVC has announced the world's first consumer camcorder to offer 3D recording in full HD, thanks to a new JVC-developed high-speed processor that can produce two simultaneous full HD images. The new G

14/01/2011 Modus FX Delivers Visual Effects For Source Code
Montreal-based visual effects studio Modus FX served as the lead facility for Duncan Jones' upcoming action thriller Source Code, scheduled for release on April 1. Source Code tells the story of a US

14/01/2011 NI Facility Monitors Outputs With Volicon
Industry specialist, Volicon has announced that BBC Northern Ireland has upgraded its facilities with an Observer Enterprise video monitoring and logging system. The facility has deployed the Volicon

14/01/2011 Quantel Awarded New Video Editing And Playout Contract For BBC
The BBC has ordered a Quantel Enterprise sQ system for its flagship Broadcasting House, London, W1 project. The deal covers both video editing and playout. Broadcasting House, W1, is currently home

14/01/2011 Radio Iasi Purchases Three Studer OnAir 2500 Consoles And Route 6000 Systems
Radio Iasi, part of National Radio of Romania, recently purchased three Studer OnAir 2500 broadcast consoles with Route 6000 routing and signal processing systems as part of an upgrade of its faciliti

14/01/2011 Vinten Radamec Shows Versatile And Flexible Automation At CABSAT 2011
Vinten Radamec is exhibiting at CABSAT 2011 to demonstrate the ease with which studios can migrate to camera robotics by adding automation to manual pedestals and heads. The presentation will also fe

13/01/2011 Axon Present At CABSAT 2011
Axon will attend the 17th CABSAT, which will be held in the Dubai World Trade Centre from February 8 - 10 2011. This will mark the 12th year Axon will be exhibiting, confirming its long-term commitme

13/01/2011 Century Extend Wide Angle Option for Canon XF300/305
IDX Technology, exclusive UK & ROI distributor for Century add-on lenses, is now shipping a new HD Wide Angle lens attachment for the Canon XF300 and XF305. The WA-8XLC-XF Wide Angle Converter attach

13/01/2011 Mode-AL To Launch New Desk Mount At ISE 2011
Mode-AL are set to introduce its Very Low Level Desk Mount (VLL) at ISE 2011. Developed for Mode-AL's VX range of video conferencing furniture as a cost-effective solution for mounting preview screen