Broadcast News Archive for May, 2011
31/05/2011 Bright Space Technologies Supplies Television Mobiles
Bright Space Technologies has announced it has supplied six BCD 1150 DVD Recorders to Television Mobiles in Ireland for the company's OB fleet. These robust DVD rack-mountable units can be used to re

31/05/2011 Cité de Mémoire Scan And Restore Film With New DSX Film Scanning Suite From Cintel
Cité de Mémoire, experts in the management of audiovisual collections based in Rue de la Plaine in central Paris, has installed a new film scanning suite compromising of a Cintel DSX 'data-cine' and O

31/05/2011 Huge Demand For RTÉ's Obama Coverage
There was an extraordinary high level of demand for coverage of the historic visit of US President Barack Obama to Ireland across RTÉ's digital platforms last week. Some 7.6 million page impressions

31/05/2011 Riedel Audio 'Wins Eurovision'
The organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest, EBU and NDR, used a comprehensive fiber-based MediorNet system from Riedel Communications to distribute video, audio and communications signals at the ev

31/05/2011 RTÉ Creates HD History
RTÉ Sport will broadcast the first ever free-to-air HD broadcasts on Irish free-to-air Television this weekend, in what is set to be a bumper two days of sporting action. The HD broadcasts will be a

31/05/2011 Snell Incorporates Linear Acoustic Technology
A top television audio control from production to transmission, Linear Acoustic, is to partner with Snell for its modular products. "We are pleased to be working with the innovative professionals at

31/05/2011 White Van Man Drives Back To BBC Three
Following the successful first series of ITV Studios' sitcom White Man Van, BBC Three has commissioned a second run. The 6 x 30 comedy starring Will Mellor will begin filming in Manchester later thi

31/05/2011 X2O Media's Xpresenter Digital Signage Platform Integrates Intel AIM Suite
X2O Media's Xpresenter Digital Signage Platform Integrates Intel AIM Suite X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management and content services for professional digital signage app

27/05/2011 Ballot Looms As BBC Makes 'Final Pay Offer'
The BBC has tabled a new, 2% pay offer in reply to a joint union claim submitted in February. The final pay offer confirmed at pay talks in late May and attended by officials from broadcast union BEC

27/05/2011 BBC Bowls Listeners Top Test Match Coverage
The BBC's Test Match Special returns to BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and Radio 4 Long Wave this month with ball-by-ball commentary on England's summer matches against Sri Lanka and India. TMS will d

27/05/2011 BBC Four Sponsorship 'Waxes Lyrical'
A broadcast media partnership with The Institute of Art and Ideas and the BBC for the world's largest philosophy and music festival held annually in Hay-on-Wye, HowTheLightGetsIn has been announced.

27/05/2011 Celador's Breeze Wins Bath Radio Bid
Celador has won the licence to run a commercial station in Bath. Another application was from Nova Radio Bath, which would have been run by Weston-super-Mare-based Triple West Radio Invest, as a sist

27/05/2011 French Tennis Live Across Europe In 3D
Panasonic's 3D technology is to deliver two weeks of live 3D broadcast of Roland Garros tennis across Europe. The company announced that the entire 2011 French Tennis Open, Roland Garros in Paris wil

27/05/2011 No Immediate Changes To UK Website Operations
Communications Minister Ed Vaizey has written a letter to the online industry to confirm that there will be no overnight changes to website operation as a result of new EU rules on cookies. The EU’s

27/05/2011 Original Comedy Series Set To Air
FX's new comedy series Wilfred, starring Elijah Wood and Jason Gann, which makes its American television premiere on Thursday, June 23 at 10 PM, has landed a major international broadcast deal with BB

27/05/2011 Research Suggests Drop In Digital Radio Energy Use
The Government has today published the results of independent research on digital radio. This includes research by Intertek into the energy consumption of radios, which shows that products are becomi

26/05/2011 Boris FX Launches New Version 3
A leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, Boris FX, has announced Boris XML Transfer Version 3. Boris XML Transfer is an Adobe After Effects plug-in designed for seaml

26/05/2011 Hollywood Dazzled As Prince William Backs British Film
Royal newly weds Prince William and Kate will arrive in Los Angeles on July 8th to promote the best of British film and television to an already captive audience of Hollywood stars. Following their i

26/05/2011 ITV Explores Graham Norton, Ant & Dec Deals
ITV is reported to be examining the possibility of entering partnerships with production companies owned by television stars Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly and BBC presenter Graham Norton. Acc

26/05/2011 Orbital Equips Narrative Ballet
A leading sound and communication systems specialist for the theatre, event and broadcast markets, Orbital Sound, has recently supplied the sound system for Sadler's Wells' ballet première of The Most

26/05/2011 Panasonic 3D Technology Delivers Live 3D Broadcast Of Roland Garros Across Europe
Panasonic has announced that the entire 2011 French Tennis Open, Roland Garros in Paris will be broadcast live in 3D to over 17 countries across Europe in cooperation with Eurosport, making it one of

26/05/2011 Peter Mullan Launches BBC Alba's Freeview Campaign
Actor and filmmaker Peter Mullan has helped to launch BBC Alba's Open Your Eyes campaign as the channel counts down to its launch on Freeview. From June 8, BBC Alba will be available on Freeview chan

26/05/2011 Taste Of Africa For DISCOP Budapest
A full service creative agency based in Tel Aviv, SCPG, has announced its participation at DISCOP Budapest, 21st – 23rd June 2011. The agency will highlight its recent successes with particular focus

26/05/2011 Trust Reviews BBC News Channel And BBC Parliament
The BBC Trust has launched its service review of BBC Parliament and BBC News Channel, as part of its rolling programme of service reviews. The review will look at the current performance of BBC Parli

25/05/2011 ACS 3D Railcam Wins At Heineken Cup Final
ACS has successfully completed another 3D railcam shoot for Sky Sports. Covering the Heineken Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff during May, the ACS railcam was fitted with a Stab-C COMP