Broadcast News Archive for March, 2011
28/03/2011 BBC Trust Vice Chair 'Preferred Candidate' Selected
Culture Minister, Jeremy Hunt has requested the Queen's approval to appoint Diane Coyle as Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust. Ms Coyle, an economic consultant specialising in new technologies and globa

28/03/2011 Cameron And Pace To Deliver NAB Keynote
Filmmaker James Cameron and acclaimed cinematographer and CEO of PACE, Vince Pace, will deliver the opening keynote address on Monday, April 11 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Cameron, the creative for

28/03/2011 Deqing TV Station Installs Ross Vision In Their First Digital HD OB Van
Deqing TV station in China has purchased their first digital HD OB van. The new digital HD OB van (8 channel) includes a Ross Vision 2 QMD Multi-Definition Production Switcher, openGear and a NK 32x

28/03/2011 New Appointment For Tyrell CCT
Tyrell CCT, a leading digital media provider in the UK & Ireland, has announced the appointment of Jo van der Linde in the role of New Business Development Manager. Based in the company's Soho office

28/03/2011 ORF Purchases Harman's Soundcraft Vi1 Consoles For Live Broadcast
Österreichischer Rundfunk, the Austrian national public service broadcaster, has added a pair of Harman's Soundcraft Vi1 digital consoles to its inventory. The order was placed with Soundcraft's Aust

28/03/2011 Pixel Power to Launch ChannelMaster At NAB
Pixel Power, a leading supplier of broadcast graphics system, has announced plans to reveal ChannelMaster, a new line of all-in-one playout systems for multichannel broadcast operations - at NAB 2011

28/03/2011 Second Series For Mrs Browns Boys
RTÉ Television has confirmed that Mrs Brown's Boys has been commissioned for a second series and has been nominated for a prestigious international comedy award. The comedy which was a co-produced b

25/03/2011 AC-ET, Prolyte & Backstage Academy To Run 2011 Rigging Schools
A.C. Entertainment Technologies' Rigging division will be running three further two-day Rigging Training Schools during 2011 at the LS-LIVE Studio in Wakefield, with the first event taking place on Tu

25/03/2011 Amazing Spectacles Director Martyn Pick Helps bring Ultramarines To Life
Martyn Pick, director at independently-run animation studio, Amazing Spectacles, has directed his first feature-length film, Ultramarines, for UK independent producer, Codex Pictures. The film, based

25/03/2011 Bel 3G HD In RTP Madeira Facility
Madeira is the exotic destination for the latest sales of Bel Digital Audio's range topping 3G, HD and SD multi channel Dolby E audio confidence monitor and de-embedder. Portugal's state broadcaster

25/03/2011 Digital TV Labs Provides DVB-T2 Trial Package In Malaysia
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised conformance products and services for DVB-based markets, has extended the reach and availability of its market expertise by providing comprehen

25/03/2011 Enter the Ninja!
Atomos has announced the worldwide release of its revolutionary Ninja: a portable touchscreen HD recorder, monitor and playback device that captures video direct to Apple ProRes from any camera with a

25/03/2011 Matrox Announce Launch of MAX H.264 Capture
Matrox Video Products have announced that Matrox MAX H.264 Capture is now available. Matrox MAX H.264 is a stand-alone Windows application that lets users capture directly to H.264 files for use on s

25/03/2011 Passive 3D Processing And Image Warping From Calibre To Boost 3D At NAB
Being shown for the first time at NAB 2011 is the latest version of Calibre UK's PVProHD-IW Image Warping video processor/scaler - a product destined to improve the technical and commercial prospects

25/03/2011 Solid State Logic Supplies C10 Compact Broadcast Consoles For TRT SNG/OB Vans
Solid State Logic has announced that C10 HD compact broadcast consoles have been installed in four Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) SNG/OB vans. This furthers the broadcast entity's plan to have a

24/03/2011 AC-ET Adds Gekko To Film & TV Lighting Portfolio
A.C. Entertainment Technologies' Lighting division has been appointed as a reseller for Gekko Technology's range of high quality and versatile LED lighting products for the film, television, studio an

24/03/2011 Cumulus Goes Live At Super Bowl 2011 With Tieline
Tieline Technology has announced that all Tieline IP audio codecs are 4G LTE compatible and can connect using either 3G or 4G wireless networks when required. Cumulus Broadcasting took advantage of t

24/03/2011 Film Scanning Evolution At Rushes Post Production
London-based post-production facility Rushes have announced the purchase of a diTTO evolution film scanner from Cintel International, The diTTO evolution will scan 35mm 2, 3 and 4-perf. film as well

24/03/2011 FOR-A To Launch Video Archiving Recorder At NAB
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the LTR-120HS video archiving recorder at the 2011 Nab Show in Vegas. Usin

24/03/2011 Harris Corporation Boosts Transmission Portfolio To Support Diverse Radio Broadcast Strategies
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, will introduce new HD radio and HD/FM transmission products to support radio broadcasters as they launch over-th

24/03/2011 IPV Launches IPVLive Plug-in For Adobe Premiere Pro
IPV, a leading independent supplier of media, metadata and low bitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, will debut its IPVLive plug-in for Adobe Premie

24/03/2011 OTT TV Viewers 'To Outnumber IPTV Viewers In 2013'
According to recent research from Informa Telecoms & Media, OTT-to-the-TV viewers will outnumber IPTV viewers by 2013. Informa forecasts that by 2015, 380 million people globally will view online vid

24/03/2011 Universal Networks International Expands HD To New Territories
Universal Networks International (UNI) continues demonstrating its commitment to high definition through the ongoing launches of HD channels across its portfolio of channel brands. Earlier this mont

23/03/2011 Arqiva Provides Satellite Distribution Of Channel 4 HD To Sky And Freesat
Arqiva has secured a satellite distribution deal for Channel 4 HD. The new arrangement facilitates transmission of Channel 4 HD for the first time on Freesat (from April 2011) while maintaining the ch

23/03/2011 BECTU Question Competition In BSkyB Takeover
An independent media trade union has commented that News Corp's attempts to head off criticism of its planned takeover of BSkyB fail to answer the serious questions about competition. The statement