Broadcast News Archive for April, 2011
29/04/2011 Camera Corps Reports Highly Successful NAB 2011
Camera Corps, a leading provider of remote cameras and control systems for television sports, stage and studio applications, has reported a highly successful National Association of Broadcasters Conve

29/04/2011 Clear-Com Expands Partnerships With Key Italian Distributors
Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, has announced expanding product access to Clear-Com's Italian distributors, Video Progetti Srl and former HME Pro-Audio Division's d

29/04/2011 OConnor Glow-in-the-Dark Follow Focus Marking Disks
OConnor, a Vitec Group brand and provider of innovative professional digital cine and film lens and camera accessories, has announced the introduction of its Glow-in-the-Dark Follow Focus Marking Disk

29/04/2011 Sharpstream Announces New Appointment
UK streaming specialist, Sharpstream, has appointed Michael McPherson as its new Business Development Manager. The new position comes about after a sustained period of growth for the company. McPher

29/04/2011 Spirit Digital Media Opens Santa Monica Office And Hires Digital Specialist
Rapidly expanding digital content business Spirit Digital Media, part of Content Media Corporation, has hired digital specialist Zev Suissa as Creative Director. Based in Santa Monica, Suissa will ov

29/04/2011 TCM Selects Barco's 4k To Show Restored Films At Classic Film Festival
Barco, a worldwide leader in digital cinema, is partnering with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) to present some of the most iconic films of the 20th Century, projecting them in dazzling DLP Cinema Enhance

29/04/2011 Ulster University's Musicians Score On BBC
The BBC is to showcase music from the University of Ulster with 'Magee New Music' - works by composers past and present at the University of Ulster - broadcast to a nationwide BBC radio audience follo

29/04/2011 Vinten Radamec Leads The Way In The Future Of Virtual Reality
Vinten Radamac, a Vitec Group brand, is predicting that 2011 will see a significant increase in demand for virtual reality systems. Speaking from NAB 2011, Karen Walker, Commercial Manager at Vinten

28/04/2011 Banijay International Hires DRG Executive
Banijay International has appointed Luci Burnley as International Sales Executive in a new role within the growing company. Luci will take responsibility for Banijay International activities in a num

28/04/2011 BBC Expands 'Repeat' Audiences
The BBC has published its Live +7 audience data for March 2011. The new data reveals strong performances for programmes with an educational core with RTS double winner Professor Brian Cox and new fa

28/04/2011 BBC Receives Royal Accolade For Technical Innovation
The BBC's Research & Development has received a highly-acclaimed Queen's Award for Piero, the TV graphics system that has transformed sports broadcasting. By laying graphics over the TV pictures, Pie

28/04/2011 Entwistle Appointed Director, BBC Vision
The BBC has announced the appointment of George Entwistle as Director, BBC Vision. The appointment concludes as extensive recruitment search that followed Jana Bennett's departure from the post in Ja

28/04/2011 Irish Movies Screen At US Film Festival
Irish films are to screen at the Newport Beach Film Festival with a number of movies on show and a host of Irish filmmakers and talent in attendance. The festival, which kicks off today (April 28th

28/04/2011 STV And ITV End Legal Disputes
Scottish broadcaster STV and ITV have ended their long-running legal disputes in an £18 million settlement. The disputes began in late 2009 when ITV sued STV in a £38 million claim over alleged unpai

28/04/2011 Taptu Backs UGC Short Film Contest To Support New App
Social media and mobile technology company, Taptu and award-winning visual entertainment services company, Prime Focus have collaborated to create a short film competition to support the release of Ta

28/04/2011 Will Garbutt Joins Prime Focus Sales Team
Prime Focus has appointed Will Garbutt as Senior Sales Executive for its UK broadcast division. The former senior broadcast producer brings vast technical experience as well as an impressive list of

27/04/2011 Bittree Introduces Latest Version Of Micro-Video Patchbay
A provider of professional audio and video patching components has introduced the newest version of its Micro-Video Patchbay. With enhancements that streamline signal identification and simplify att

27/04/2011 Boris RED Version 5 Now Available
Leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, Boris FX, has announced that Boris RED Version 5 is now available. Boris RED is a plug-in application for transitions, professi

27/04/2011 DR Drives Danish TV and Web News Service With Mosart Automation
A Danish national broadcaster is using the Mosart automation system to drive an all-day television news channel distributed via satellite, terrestrial, and Internet streaming. The broadcaster, DR, i

27/04/2011 Hackenbacker Nominated For British Academy Television Craft Awards 2011
Hackenbacker Audio Post Production has been nominated for this year's British Academy Television Craft Awards in the Best Sound Drama category. Indeed, the London-based facility has two nominations i

27/04/2011 New CEO Of Prime Focus India Appointed
Global Visual Entertainment Services group Prime Focus has announced that its President and CEO, Ramki Sankaranarayanan, has been appointed CEO of Prime Focus India. The appointment, effective immedia

27/04/2011 Prism Media Products Limited Wins A Queen's Award For Enterprise
Prism Media Products Limited, whose brands include Prism Sound, SADiE and Imerge, has announced that it has been awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade. The Que

27/04/2011 Swedish Company Announces High Profile TV Projects With Nucoda Fuse
A Swedish company specialising in high-resolution image processing, film scanning and motion analysis solutions has announced that Riviera, a full service studio facility for music, sound and post pro

27/04/2011 Tiscali Goes Live With Scality RING Powered Cloud Storage Service
One of Italy's leading independent telecommunication companies has gone live with a Storage As A Service offering based on ScalityRING. Tiscali supplies a wide range of services to its customers, bot

21/04/2011 Cel-Soft Cel-Scope3D Wins Vidy Award
Cel-Soft has announced that its Cel-Scope3D stereoscopic signal analyser has received a Vidy Award from US-based Videography magazine. The award was made during the April 2011 NAB Convention in Las