Broadcast News Archive for October, 2011
18/10/2011 MediacityUK Submits Planning Permission For Outdoor Screen
The owners and developers of MediaCityUK, The Peel Group, has submitted plans to Salford City Council to install a double-sided outdoor screen on the piazza at the 36-acre development on Salford Quays

18/10/2011 RCS & RDS Romania Chooses Quantel For HD News
Romania's leading provider of TV, internet and telephony services, has chosen Quantel Enterprise sQ HD production systems to serve all its central and regional news production needs. The Quantel solu

18/10/2011 Trainees 'Aim High' For Foothold In NI Media
A new trainee scheme to attract and retain talent in the media industry in Northern Ireland, Aim High, has selected the final 15 candidates who will now go on to work within the local creative industr

17/10/2011 3DTV Tile Format at electronicAsia
At the electronicAsia last week in Hong Kong, Sisvel Technology was showcasing a demonstration of the capabilities of its 3DTV Tile Format. The demo features broadcast chain equipment that Sisvel Te

17/10/2011 BBC One Re-Launches Flagship Arts Programme
The BBC's flagship arts strand Imagine returns to BBC One on 1 November 2011 with a compelling line-up of films. The series of films ranges from behind the scenes at the British Museum to follow arti

17/10/2011 Bridge Technologies Exhibits at IP Cable World Summit
Bridge Technologies will exhibit at the IP Cable World Summit on October 18-19 at Thistle Marble Arch, London. The summit is a dedicated forum for the discussion of future challenges, business model

17/10/2011 HHB Hosts Debut Of Pro Audio Products At BVE North
Broadcast audio technology specialists HHB Communications will host the UK debut of the newest products from the world's leading broadcast pro audio manufacturers during the BVE North show (Stand 530)

17/10/2011 Innovative Broadcast Project Proves A Success
An outside broadcast and satellite uplink specialist has worked with the Red Bull Music Academy on an ambitious and unique event which saw 30 music gigs simultaneously broadcast live on the internet,

17/10/2011 Qube Cinema Premiere XP-I Digital Cinema Server at ShowEast
Qube Cinema will introduce the new XP-I digital cinema server at ShowEast. Based on the Qube XP-D Series 2 server platform, the XP-I is designed to work in conjunction with the Qube Xi 4K Integrated

17/10/2011 RTL and BCE Luxembourg Install Studer Vista 9 Digital Console
Radio Télévision Luxembourg (RTL) has welcomed Studer's new Vista 9 digital console when it was used for the first time in the live production of the 7 o'clock news recently. Only three days earlier,

17/10/2011 Ulster Viewers Prepare For Switch To Digital
The date for digital TV switchover in Northern Ireland has just been announced, promising more channels and better pictures for thousands of households. Analogue television will close on 24 October 2

14/10/2011 BBC Four World Cinema Award Shortlisted
BBC Four has confirmed Jonathan Ross to present the BBC Four World Cinema Awards 2011 which are the foremost foreign-language honours in the UK. The channel also unveiled the shortlist of nomination

14/10/2011 Cagney & Lacey Celebrate 30 Years At BFI Southbank
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cagney & Lacey, the multi-award winning 1980s television series, BFI Southbank are welcoming to their stage Sharon Gless (Cagney) and Tyne Daly (Lacey). Barney Ro

14/10/2011 Emmerdale Upgrades Its Workflow With Editshare
A technology innovator in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems has announced that ITV Studios has chosen EditShare's advanced broadcast and post-production technology

14/10/2011 Family Fortunes Comes To Ireland
One of the longest running game shows on television, Family Fortunes, is finally coming to Ireland. Known in Japan and the US as Family Feud, Irish families can at last enjoy one of the most popular f

14/10/2011 Gefen’s New KVM ELR Extender Delivers
A digital connectivity solutions provider is making it easy to connect laptops, PC media centres or any device using HDMI to a flat panel display or projector, especially when connecting long distance

14/10/2011 Leading NZ School Installs iLive
St. Peter’s School in Cambridge, New Zealand, recently installed an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system in its 600-capacity auditorium. Comprising an iDR-32 MixRack with iLive-T112 Control Surfa

14/10/2011 London Film Festival Showcases Big Screen
Film is in focus in the UK with the 55th BFI London Film Festival now underway to showcase 204 feature films and 110 shorts from around the world over 16 days. Showing in venues across London, this y

14/10/2011 Loudness Summit Sounding Great
The Loudness Summit is on its way. The networking, business information and social event will discuss the challenges of delivering high quality sound for television to the home. Taking place on Frida

13/10/2011 BVE North Seminar Tackles Industry Issues
BVE North today announced its programme of free CPD accredited seminars that will put the spotlight on the North whilst addressing many of the key industry topics of the moment. Visitors to the show c

13/10/2011 Equity Celebrates Release Of Zarganar
A political prisoner of 35 years and who was awarded honorary life membership of the union, Equity, has now been released in Burma. On hearing that Zarganar was freed, Equity General Secretary Christ

13/10/2011 Hard Case Available For Hardware
The new Peli 1075 HardBack case has now been launched, promising to protect your Netbook or tablet from drops, knocks, scratches and mishaps. The Peli 1075 is manufactured in tough ABS, offering ro

13/10/2011 New Development Head For Title Role
A growing Manchester based independent producer is striding into the final quarter of 2011 with a re-commission from the Crime & Investigation Network and the History Channel to produce the 3rd season

13/10/2011 Siberian Education For Accidental Actor
Acting alongside Hollywood legend John Malkovich would be a daunting prospect for many actors but a student from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) with no acting experience whatsoever has jus

13/10/2011 Sky News Arabia Embrace Vinten Radamec
A Vitec Group brand - a leader in robotic camera support systems - has been selected to equip the newly created headquarters of the Arabic language TV station, Sky News Arabia, with a range of its adv