Broadcast News Archive for April, 2011
05/04/2011 Thomson Broadcast Introduces Elite 10 GreenPower, Energy-Adept, Multichannel Repeater
Thomson Broadcast has announced the latest addition to its energy-efficient GreenPower range of transmission systems, the Elite 10 GreenPower multichannel repeater series. Designed to provide environ

05/04/2011 Tieline's Bridge-IT And Genie IP Codecs Are IPv6 Ready
Tieline Technology has announced that the Bridge-IT and Genie IP audio codecs will be the first to be IPv6 compatible, enabling them to connect over both IPv4 and new IPv6 internet infrastructure. Da

05/04/2011 TSL Lands Major System Integration Deal For Sky News Arabia
TSL has signed a major deal to deliver technical fit out of studios, production and broadcasting functions for Sky News Arabia, the new Arabic language 24-hour rolling news channel due to launch in 20

05/04/2011 TV2 Networks Step Up For Banijay's Celebrity Stand-Up
Respirator, a Banijay Group company, has announced the sale of its brand new entertainment format Celebrity Stand-Up to TV2 Networks in Denmark. 24 stripped episodes of the side-splitting show will a

04/04/2011 Discovery Network Examines Japan's Superquake
Discovery Networks International has commissioned Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) to produce a one-hour Speical examining the recent events that have devastated Japan. Megaquake: Hour That Shook Ja

04/04/2011 Linear Acoustic To Introduce AERO.calm At NAB
Linear Acoustic, a leader in television audio control from production to transmission, will debut the ground-breaking AERO.calm - Coded Audio Loudness Manager - at NAB. Tim Carroll, Founder of Linear

04/04/2011 NewTek Promotes Chuck Silber To Chief Operating Officer
Newtek, a leading provider of video and 3D animation products, has announced that Chuck Silber has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Silber

04/04/2011 Off The Fence Sells Content To UK And Regions
Off The Fence (OTF) has announced a raft of sales amounting to over 120 hours of programming to leading UK and pan-territory broadcasters. The deals were brokered by Bo Stehmeier, Director of Sales

04/04/2011 Offhollywood Provides Hellbenders' RED EPIC 3D Rig
Leading digital cinema company Offhollywood has announced that it is providing equipment, crews, workflow and post services for the 3D feature Hellbenders, the first independent feature film to shoot

04/04/2011 Softel And Harmonic Demonstrate Integrated System At The 2011 NAB Show
At the 2011 NAB Show, Softel will announce a pioneering new integrated workflow for captioning and subtitling based on integration with Omneon products from Harmonic. The joint solution works within

04/04/2011 SysMedia Customer Mega Is First Private Greek Channel To Subtitle
Mega Channel in Greece is the first private channel in the country to provide subtitles for the hard of hearing. With their teletext service already powered by a SysMedia system, it was natural for M

04/04/2011 XDC And Digital Funding Partnership To Deploy Digital Screens In UK
The Digital Funding Partnership, which represents over 120 independent exhibitors and some 400 screens in the UK has agreed to contract with XDC, a digital cinema service company in Europe. XDC's VPF

01/04/2011 BeActive Co-Founder Releases Transmedia Book
Multi-award winning transmedia production company, beActive has announced the release of The Producer's Guide to Transmedia, a book offering practical information for producers of audio visual content

01/04/2011 BECTU Slams 'Incomprehensible' Arts Council Cuts
The broadcast union, BECTU, is warning of redundancies and company closures across Britain on top of thousands of job losses in the arts, as the scale of the Arts's Council cuts becomes clear. The Ar

01/04/2011 Camera Corps Q-Ball Chosen For High-Efficiency Broadcast Workflow Demonstration At NAB
In cooperation with Camera Corps, Vienna-based ToolsOnAir will demonstrate the latest version of its 'TV station in a Mac' system on Stand SL 14114 (South Lower Hall) at NAB. The exhibit will centre

01/04/2011 Element Technica And SGO Announce Dynamic Technical Collaboration
SGO, with Element Technica (ET), pioneering designer and manufacturer of the Technica 3D family of stereoscopic 3D rigs, have announced that an exciting strategic technical collaboration has been form

01/04/2011 France Télévisions Launches DTV Services For Overseas Territories With Thomson Video Networks Solution
Thomson Video Networks has announced that France Télévisions has launched DTV services for French-administered overseas territories, using an extensive and flexible Thomson headend technology solution

01/04/2011 Media Consultancy Signs 'Copy Deal'
An up-and-coming multi-media business in Northern Ireland has just agreed a deal to supply editorial content for the employment sections of a leading local newspaper. Millar Grattan Media (mgm) will

01/04/2011 Ofcom Faces Budget Cuts
Ofcom has just announced a significant reduction in its budget for 2011/12. The independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries - with responsibilities across tel

01/04/2011 Prospect Appoints Senior Creative
London and Cardiff-based factual producer Prospect, a DCD Media company, has hired Cal Turner in the new role of Executive Producer. Starting on April 4 2011, Cal will executive produce new shows and