Broadcast News Archive for November, 2011
16/11/2011 Architectural Scale Projection For Radio City Spectacular
An independent media and design consultancy, Brighton-based Visual Acuity, and batwin+robin, the New York-based multimedia design company, have unveiled their contribution to an innovative project for

16/11/2011 BBC Sport Salford Standardises With TSL Audio Routing
As part of its move to MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, BBC Sport is standardising on the new AVM-T-Mix audio management and monitoring unit from TSL. Touchmix, as the device is known, was originally dev

16/11/2011 Channel 4 Gets Autoscript Upgrade
A leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, Autoscript, has announced that it has completed a major upgrade of prompting equipment for Channel 4 News at the ITN Studios in Grays Inn Road,

16/11/2011 FXT Series Shatters SPECsfs2008 NFS Benchmark
Avere Systems' FXT Series has established new performance standards and bested former benchmark leaders NetApp and EMC in the SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark test. Test results show across-the-board super

16/11/2011 Oxygen DCT Launches Range Of Smart Fibre
Oxygen DCT has introduced a range of fibre optic cable that is breaking new ground in terms of reliability, practicality and performance. Know as SMART Fibre, this new cable range is the only system

16/11/2011 Red Epic Has Arrived At VMI
VMI has taken delivery of the new Red Epic Cameras and they are already working on a two camera features called Fast Girls, following the dreams of some Olympic Athletic hopefuls. It has a 300fps slo

16/11/2011 Root6 File-based Workflows For BVE
BVE North, Manchester starts today and among the many innovation on show is root6. It will demonstrate file-based workflows for broadcast and postproduction featuring the integration of a number of j

16/11/2011 TD TV To Boost Interest In Politics
The Republic of Ireland has welcomed the pilot launch of Parliamentary 'Oireachtas' TV, describing it as a "great step forward" in increasing the transparency and accessibility of democracy. Irish S

16/11/2011 The Devils Goes To DVD For First Time
Ken Russell's infamous religious drama The Devils (1971) is to be published on DVD for the first time. Forty years ago, The Devils caused outrage amongst audiences and critics after one of the longes

16/11/2011 Vista 5 Console Helps Clinton's Global Initiative Be Heard
Well-known front-of-house audio mixer Mac Kerr recently used Harman's Studer Vista 5 digital console for the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City. Founded by former US President Bill Clinton,

15/11/2011 Barlow Helps BBC Children In Need's Final Phase
Presenter and pop singer Gary Barlow will host a star studded Gala Dinner for BBC Children in Need at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester to raise funds for the disadvantaged children and young people in t

15/11/2011 Fineline Backs AV Firm Holdan's Expansion
There has been a major investment after Fineline Media Finance revealed that it had provided a finance package worth approximately £118,000 to Holdan, the leading distributor of professional video, br

15/11/2011 Framestore Opens Regional 'Satellite' In College
An award winning visual effects house, Framestore, is embarking on a joint enterprise with Arts University College Bournemouth (AUCB) to create a regional outpost for visual effects preparatory work.

15/11/2011 Harmonic Unveils Outdoor Hub for Cable Access Networks
The availability of a new Outdoor Hub platform, which enables cable operators to extend their existing HFC network without the expense and time delay associated with building facilities to house new h

15/11/2011 HD OB Truck Fully Equipped with EVS Systems
Korean national broadcasting company KBS has confirmed its commitment in EVS, a leading manufacturer of live broadcast production systems. The network used EVS' new High Definition Outside Broadcast

15/11/2011 Latin American Engineer Chooses DPA
The three-times Grammy-nominated Brazilian sound engineer Gabriel Pinheiro - a well-respected recording engineer in the Latin American music world - is now proud owner of two DPA SMK4061 stereo miking

15/11/2011 Moscow's Birthday Celebrated With Riedel Artist Digital Matrix
The organizers and the technical team at the celebration of the 864th Birthday of Moscow have used an Artist digital matrix intercom system from Riedel Communications. Riedel, one of the leading man

15/11/2011 Outdoor Sport Channel Adds AccuWeather Reports
An international outdoor sports television company, Outdoor Sport Channel Ltd, has announced a comprehensive deal with AccuWeather, the world's weather authority, and their Barcelona-based sales manag

15/11/2011 PPC Ships 100 Millionth SignalTight Connector
A leading designer and manufacturer of advanced connector technologies for the cable and telecommunications industries, PPC, has just announced it has shipped the 100 millionth product in its SignalTi

15/11/2011 Radio 4 Open Book Celebrates Comic Writing
Funny books, funny writers and the often over-looked art of funny writing in general will be the focus of a series of programmes on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book. Presented by Mariella Frostrup, Open Book

14/11/2011 ATG Broadcast Gets New Chief Operating Officer
A successful providers of high–end reliable and easy-to-operate integrated systems for broadcasters and programme makers alike, ATG Broadcast has announced a new addition to its management team with t

14/11/2011 BBC To Air 'That's Britain'
The BBC is about to put Julia Bradbury and Nick Knowles in a new That's Britain! four-part series for BBC One. It will attempt to investigate and find solutions for those irritating issues in everyda

14/11/2011 Dublin Film Festival Entries Closing Today
Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board (IFB) and the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival deadline for entries to the screenwriting competition, Untitled is today, November 14th. To be

14/11/2011 Film Students Offered On Camera Internship
A new initiative, the Creative Minds in Cannes (CMIC) film programme can help students build relationships and gain the real-world experience they need in the competitive film industry. The “Internsh

14/11/2011 GlobeCast Boosts Presence In Americas
A leading provider of media management and global content delivery services for broadcasters and content creators, GlobeCast Americas has announced organizational changes designed to maximize the comp