Broadcast News Archive for April, 2011
13/04/2011 NAB Celebrations For UTV
Northern Ireland-based UTV has taken two top awards in a TV and film awards event that took place this week at an international broadcast event in the USA. One of several accolades at the National As

13/04/2011 Scrub Upgrades Audio Facilities At New Unit Location
Following the rapid growth experienced since its inception just four years ago, London post-house Unit has moved to a new building at 50 Great Marlborough Street. The move to the new 9,400 square foo

13/04/2011 Sonnet Technologies Launches First Products With Thunderbolt Technology
Sonnet Technologies has announced its first products with Thunderbolt technology at NAB. Developed by Intel and brought to market with technical collaboration from Apple, Thunderbolt technology supp

13/04/2011 SSL Adds Functionality To C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console With V3
Solid State Logic has announced new V3 software for the innovative and industry-leading C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console at NAB. The new V3 software release introduces a range of new features and opt

13/04/2011 Telecast Fibre's Python 3G Makes Debut At NAB
Telecast Fibre Systems, a provider of video over fibre signal transmission solutions, has announced the launch of the Python 3G, the latest release of the company's industry-leading Python multichanne

13/04/2011 WRN Broadcast Appoints New Chairman
International broadcast services company WRN Broadcast has announced the appointment of Tim Asburner as Chairman. Tim Ashburner, who is currently Technology Director, has been appointed following the

12/04/2011 AJA Releases 4K Mode For Kona 3G At NAB
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, has announced the new 4K Mode for the KONA 3G capture card. Available with new Version 9.0 driver s

12/04/2011 Census Digital Joins openGear Platform
Census Digital, based out of Toronto, Canada, has joined the openGear platform, developing products for audio and video signal management and processing. Michael Jordan, Director of Sales & Marketing

12/04/2011 Eyeheight In Compliance With Final Cut Plug-ins
Eyeheight In Compliance With Final Cut Plug-ins Eyeheight has launched 'complianceSuiteFC' a new set of filter and generator plug-ins compatible with Apple Final Cut Studio and Final Cut Express. Th

12/04/2011 New Exhibitors And New Events Boost PLASA Focus
Two special evening events and 21 new and first-time exhibitors have been added to the attractions already on offer during PLASA Focus, taking place at The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, on Tuesday

12/04/2011 PixelLines Light The Piazza For GSA
Students from The Guildford School of Acting (GSA) recently produced and staged The Light in the Piazza - from the 1960 novella written by Elizabeth Spencer. The musical, performed at Guildford's Ele

12/04/2011 Signiant Announces Version 9.0 Of CDM Software
Signiant, a leading developer of content supply chain management solutions, has announced the release of Version 9.0 of its Content Distribution Management (CDM) system for media and IT-based organisa

12/04/2011 th2ng Signs Leading Independent Film Director
Matthew Hope, the director behind new thriller The Veteran, has signed exclusively to th2ng for commercials and videos. Hannah Cooper, Head of th2ng, said: "It's no secret that Matthew brings a dynam

12/04/2011 Weigel Broadcasting Standardises On Thomson Video Networks
Thomson Video Networks has announced that Weigel Broadcasting has standardised on a channel delivery system from Thomson for its new Me-TV (Memorable Entertainment Television), the new digital classic

11/04/2011 Atomos Ninja And Samurai Make First Appearance At NAB
Atomos will make its first appearance at NAB this year, showcasing their revolutionary Ninja and Samurai external Apple ProRes recorders. These groundbreaking 10-bit Recording, Monitoring and Playbac

11/04/2011 BBC Studios And Post Production Installs New Media Hub
BBC Studios and Post Production has completed installation of its new Media Hub facility, representing significant investment in increasing the scalability of its Digital Media Services portfolio. BB

11/04/2011 Front Porch Debuts New Archive Format
Front Porch Digital has announced that its DIVArchive V7.0 will mark the debut of the new Archive eXchange Format (AXE), an open digital storage format set to revolutionise interoperability among syst

11/04/2011 GlobeCast Selects Eutelsat's EUROBIRD 9A Satellite To Launch HD Distribution Platform
To respond to increasing HD demand from its clients, GlobeCast has announced that it has concluded a five-year contract with EutelSat Communications for a third transponder on its EUROBIRD 9A satellit

11/04/2011 New Boutique And Commercials Studio Facility Opens In Central London
Specialist camera-effects house The Visual Effects Company is investing a significant six-figure sum on transforming a central London retail premises into a purpose-designed boutique studio facility t

11/04/2011 Snell And The Application Store Demonstrate Morpheus-Driven Screentoo App At NAB
At NAB, Snell is partnering with The Application Store (TAS) to demonstrate how Morpheus automation can be leveraged to drive essential metadata to "second-screen" apps on iPad tablets and mobile plat

11/04/2011 Sound Devices Introduces MixPre-D Portable Mixer At NAB
Sound Devices will introduce its newest MixPre-D at NAB this year. Ideal for documentary-style, sports, news magazines and corporate-industrial productions, MixPre-D is designed for any production ap

11/04/2011 The Weather Network Selects Hybrid For New Trackless Virtual Studio HD Solution
The Canadian Weather Network has selected leading virtual studios and camera tracking manufacturer, Hybrid, for its upgrade to a 24/7 on-air virtual studio look, broadcasting in HD. The Weather Netwo

08/04/2011 BBC iPlayer Launches On Freeview HD
IMPALA, the international MHEG Promotion Alliance, has welcomed the launch of the BBC iPlayer on UK DTT service Freeview HD. The hugely popular catch-up TV service debut on the platform has been made

08/04/2011 BBC Worldwide Chooses GlobeCast In Poland
GlobeCast is providing playout and media workflow services for four of BBC Worldwide's Polish-language channels from GlobeCast's London media management and delivery hub. BBC Worldwide operates chann

08/04/2011 Christie MicroTiles At VIII Krasnoyarsk Economy Forum
During the VIII Krasnoyarsk Economy Forum, which was held from 17th until 19th February, the latest display solutions, Christie MicroTiles modules, adorned the Rosneft Company stand. The design and