Broadcast News Archive for March, 2011
23/03/2011 Drawmer Expands HQ Family
Following last year's successful launch of the HQ Precision Pre-Amp/DAC, UK-based audio processing hardware and software manufacturer Drawmer has announced the shipping of two new products which expan

23/03/2011 Gekko Technology To Introduce Blendable-White Karesslite 6012 At NAB
Gekko Technology, a leader in LED lighting for film, television and photographic applications, has announced a major new version of its karesslite LED soft light. The standard karesslite is switchabl

23/03/2011 Ianiro's Alladin Grants Three Wishes: Power, Performance And Price
Ianiro has announced the launch of the new LED version of its popular 12V light. The Aladdin DVCam Light has been upgraded with state-of-the-art LED technology. With its dual power on board options (

23/03/2011 Shooting Begins In Bristol On Eight Minutes Idle
South West Screen has announced that principal photography has begun in Bristol on Eight Minutes Idle, the second film to be made under iFeatures, the agency's micro-budget filmmaking scheme. An exci

23/03/2011 Snell Archangel Ph.C-HD Enables Real-Time Restoration On A Scene-by-Scene Basis
Snell has announced the launch of the new timeline controller feature that adds scene-by-scene restoration control to the company's industry-leading Archangel Ph.C-HD real-time film and video restorat

23/03/2011 UTV Announce Rise In Revenue
UTV Media plc has announced a rise in the group's revenue of 7% in 2010 to £120.2million. The figure for the previous year was £112.1million. Group operating profits rose by 8% last year with the co

22/03/2011 A 'Matter Of Record' For NI
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will reopen later this month at the new headquarters at Titanic Quarter. The new headquarters were made possible when the Stormont Executive inves

22/03/2011 AXON Expands UK Sales Force With Craig Newbury
On the back of exceptional sales growth, Netherlands-based AV conversion, processing and compliance recording specialist Axon Digital Design has announced a key appointment to its international sales

22/03/2011 Editworks Adds Avid Pro Tools|HD Native To Its Creative Arsenal
Leading UK entertainment and factual programming post facility, Editworks, has boosted its audio capabilities with the purchase of an Avid Pro Tools|HD Native system. Editworks is the creative powerh

22/03/2011 Harmonic Expands Multiscreen Video Delivery Capabilities With ProStream 4000 Enhancements
Harmonic has announced enhancements to its carrier-grade ProStream 4000 multiscreen transcoder optimised for adaptive streaming applications that enable operators to meet growing demand for OTT and mo

22/03/2011 Prime Focus Productions Signs Exclusive TV Rights Agreement For Terry Pratchett's The Watch
Sir Terry Pratchett and Rod Brown, Managing Director of Prime Focus Productions, have announced an agreement for the unprecedented and exclusive worldwide television rights to create brand new storyli

22/03/2011 Signiant Signs WWE To New Agreement
Signiant has announced a new agreement with WWE. WWE will use Signiant's content supply chain management solution to enable the timely and secure exchange of critical video content between itself and

22/03/2011 SoundField Goes To Harvard
Harvard University's Media Production Centre has added a SoundField Mark V B-Format microphone to its existing inventory, which already includes a SoundField SPS422B mic and an SP451 surround sound pr

22/03/2011 UTV Facilities Secures MotoGP Contract
UTV Facilities has been awarded the contract to provide technical and production services for the MotoGP Series by Century TV which starts on BBC Two later this month. Sean Ferrin, Head of Resources,

21/03/2011 Bridge Technologies Launches VB330
Bridge Technologies will launch the VB330, the latest addition to its VideoBRIDGE series of digital media probes, at the IPTV World Forum in London. The VB330 offers the highest performance to form-f

21/03/2011 Entone And Edgeware Accelerate IPTV Performance
Entone, a leading provider of Hybrid TV and Connected Home Solutions and Edgeware, a technology leader in distributed video delivery, has announced that Entone's Hybrid TV and over-the-top (OTT) devic

21/03/2011 Julian Fellowes' Drama Titanic Green Lit
ITV Studios Global Entertainment, ITV Studios, Lookout Point, Global TV and ABC Television Network, has confirmed that the major television project Titanic, written by Julian Fellowes, has now been gr

21/03/2011 Scrub Equips Pure For Move To Soho
Scrub, the post-focused subsidiary of broadcast audio technology specialists HHB Communications, has supplied a Pro Tools/ICON D-Command system to Pure Soho during its recent move. Working closely wi

21/03/2011 Softel CEO To Deliver NAB Paper On Captioning Globalised Mutliplatform Workflows
Softel CEO Sam Pemberton will deliver a talk on Captioning for Next Generation Broadcasting at the 2011 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC) on April 10 at 10:30am. The paper will outline the k

21/03/2011 The I-MOVIX Ultra Slow-Motion SpringCam Gains Ground In China
SprintCam, a leading ultra slow-motion system, is poised to bring extreme slow-motion into the mainstream of broadcasting in China, after its successful debut with national network CCTV. First featu

21/03/2011 XL Events Is Bang On At ExCel
XL Events supplied video and visual production - including camera and pup system, projection, playback and crew - for The Big Bang, a 2500 seater live performance space run in the ICC at London's ExCe

21/03/2011 YoYo Saves The Dailies
YoYotta will be showing the latest version of the YoYo postproduction workflow system at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas, April 11-14. Deployed around the world at top commercial post houses, including Framest

18/03/2011 CANAL+ And Kudelski Announce Swiss Partnership
CANAL+/CANALSAT Switzerland and Nagravision have announced a new partnership on content and revenue security for the upcoming launch of CANALSAT and CANAL+ high definition channels. CANAL+/CANALSAT S

18/03/2011 Darlow Smithson Asks How Hard Can It Be?
Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) has begun production on a series commissioned by National Geographic Channel (NGC). How Hard Can It Be? aims to discover if extraordinary achievements can be accompl

18/03/2011 IPV Integrated Process Engine System Stands Alone To Automate Broadcast Production Processes
IPV, a leading independent supplier of media, metadata and low nitrate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, will be showcasing the latest version of its P