Broadcast News Archive for October, 2011
31/10/2011 ATG Broadcast Completes HD MCR For Associated Press
ATG Broadcast has completed a large-scale project for The Associated Press as a key element in the organisation’s global transition to high-definition operation. The contract centres on a new HD maste

31/10/2011 GTC Member Wins For 'Best Risk Shot’ At Golden Eye Festival
Guild of Television Cameramen member Michael Brennan has won in the ‘Best Risk Shot’ category at the Golden Eye 2011 International Festival of Movie and TV Cameramen, held in Batumi, Georgia. The awa

31/10/2011 History Continues International Distribution Growth
History, the flagship channel of leading media content company, A+E Networks, has secured further distribution in Hungary through an agreement with Antenna Hungária. The channel is now available to An

31/10/2011 Hulu Introduces Hat Trick International’s Brit Comedy ‘Spy’ To U.S.
Hat Trick International has announced that it has entered into a content agreement with Hulu to bring a variety of popular UK television shows to the leading online video service. The deal will provid

31/10/2011 Multi Year Coronation Street Agreement For Canada's CBC
ITV Studios Global Entertainment, ITV's international distribution business, has announced a significant deal with Canada’s CBC for Coronation Street - the number one drama serial in Canada. The multi

31/10/2011 Prism Sound dScope Series III Gets Put To The Test
UK-based Warwick Audio has invested in a Prism Sound dScope Series III audio analyser in order to test the performance of a new amplifier that it has designed to drive its revolutionary Flat Flexible

31/10/2011 Red Bee Media To Unveil Findings From UK-Wide Consumer Survey
Red Bee Media, providing multi-platform technology and creative solutions to broadcasters, has announced the second of three live events which form part of its Tomorrow Calling study, an industry-wide

31/10/2011 RØDE Celebrates ‘15 Years Of Classic Sound’
To commemorate the Classic and Classic II tube microphones, RØDE has announced a custom edition of its Classic II, exclusively limited to an edition of 500 worldwide. The release of this microphone c

31/10/2011 Sky Hires The White Room To Go ‘Tapeless’
BSkyB has appointed media technology training consultancy The White Room to train 700 of its Broadcast Operations and Sports Production staff, in preparation for the broadcaster’s shift to a fully fil

31/10/2011 TV3 Awarded For Its 3D Pioneering Project
The broadcast of the concert by Spanish band Violadores del verso in 3D format and 5.1 sound was awarded one of the Premios Producción Profesional l, at the opening of the Broadcast IT fair. The broa

31/10/2011 Vinten Radamec Shows Heads At SATIS 2011
Vinten Radamec, a Vitec Group brand and innovator in robotic camera support systems, will showcase its award-winning Fusion FHR-35 remote pan and tilt head, alongside the Fusion FH-100 robotic and man

28/10/2011 Cel-Soft Takes Cel-Scope3D 'To The Edge'
Cel-Soft has announced a major new addition to the feature set of its Cel-Scope3D stereoscopic signal analyser: automatic detection of edge-violation. "Edge-violation is a visual artefact that can ar

28/10/2011 Harman's Studer Appoints U.S. Senior Sales Manager
Harman's Studer has appointed Michael Franklin to the position of Senior Sales Manager in the United States. Franklin's primary responsibility will be to help drive sales of Studer digital consoles

28/10/2011 Nexus & Woof Wan-Bau Create Ground-breaking Website
Nexus Interactive Arts (NIA), Nexus's dedicated interactive division, continue to create world-firsts with the launch of the amazing website for artist Tacita Dean's new installation in the Turbine Ha

28/10/2011 Red Giant To Deliver Budget-Friendly Graphics
Red Giant has announced the release of Guru Suite, a package of 17 Guru Presets that provides motion designers and filmmakers with a professional, fully customizable starting point for their creative

28/10/2011 Redesigned Pact Website Goes Live
Following a major re-design and re-think of the website, the new Pact site has been launched. Pact is the UK trade association representing and promoting the commercial interests of independent featu

28/10/2011 Visual Acuity Broadens Skill Base
Independent technology consultancy Visual Acuity is expanding once again, this time appointing Damian Andrews to the position of Lead Consultant, Project Development. Andrews brings a fresh perspect

27/10/2011 BBC Awards Celebrate Audio Drama
The BBC Audio Drama Awards have been launched with the aim being to celebrate and recognise the cultural importance of audio drama, on air and online, and to give recognition to the actors, writers, p

27/10/2011 Heady Days Of Pan Am Luxury Fly Again
A glossy new period drama series for BBC Two, Pan Am, will fly viewers back to 1963 and the dawn of a glamorous new era of luxury air travel. The series follows the lives of a group of Pan Am pilots

27/10/2011 Mobile Overtakes TV As Teen 'Must Have'
For the first time 12 to 15-year-olds say they would miss their mobile (28%) and the Internet (25%) more than TV (18%), according to new Ofcom research. The broadcast regulator said they are also wat

27/10/2011 Netflix Movies To Stream Into British Isles
The global Internet movie subscription service, Netflix, Inc. has announced it will expand to the United Kingdom and Ireland in early 2012, offering unlimited TV shows and movies streaming instantly o

27/10/2011 Patten Outlines Future Funds For S4C
The BBC Trust has revealed details of a new funding package being proposed for Welsh language station, S4C. The Trust published a letter from its Chairman Lord Patten to S4C Chairman Huw Jones. The

27/10/2011 Thomas The Tank To Switch Ownership
A leading kids' toy and regular TV and film character is to get a new place to shunt his engine and carriages. Toy firm Mattel, Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire HIT

26/10/2011 'Glasses-Free' 3D Monitor Available In UK
A leading manufacturer of professional LCD monitors for Broadcast, Studio, and Television production, Marshall Electronics has unveiled the world's first autostereoscopic 3D ('glasses-free') 7-inch ca

26/10/2011 Ex Warner Bros Boss For Irish Master Classes
The former President of Warner Bros Max will visit the Irish Republic's Ballyfermot College from the 7th to the 10th November next to deliver a series of master classes. Howard, an executive at Walt