Broadcast News Archive for May, 2011
17/05/2011 Litepanels Introduces H2 Hi-Output LED Fixtures
Litepanels, a pioneering developer of proprietary LED lighting and a Vitec Group brand, has announced the worldwide debut of Litepanels' H2 Hi-Output LED lights. The new fixtures answer the need for

17/05/2011 RTS North East And The Border Centre Celebrates Young Peoples' Media Festival 2011
The Royal Television Society (RTS) North East and The Border Centre held its annual Young Peoples' Media Festival last night at Teesside University in Middlesbrough. The evening, which marked the 23

17/05/2011 Telecast Fiber Systems Announces New Thor Product Family
Telecast Fiber Systems has announced its new Thor family of fibre optic interfaces for conversion and handling of DVI signals in a wide range of broadcasting and professional A/V applications. The ne

17/05/2011 Teranex 2D To 3D Encoding Helps Luc Besson's Digital Factory Postproduction Facility Into 3D
Digital Factory, one of France's most advanced postproduction facilities, has selected Teranex VC1-2D-3D real-time 2D to 3D conversion technology to convert selected archival and new 2D content into s

17/05/2011 Times of India Expands With EVS Technology
A consortium led by Times Internet, the web division of the newspaper publisher Times of India Group, acquired online, mobile and radio airtime rights of the Indian Premier League's (IPL) Twenty20 cri

17/05/2011 UTV Cautious On Future Outlook
A continuing environment of economic uncertainty has led to a cautious outlook at UTV in Belfast. The commercial broadcaster said that its airtime bookings offer limited forward visibility and that "

17/05/2011 Walkabout Bar And iPONT To Show UEFA Champions League Final 2011 On 'Without Glasses' 3D TV
Walkabout, the authentic Australian bar chain, is to pilot a 65" 'without glasses' 3D TV at its flagship Covent Garden bar, London in time for the UEFA Champions League Final 2011 between FC Barcelona

16/05/2011 ATG Broadcast Announce Broadcast Asia 2011 Preview
ATG Broadcast will exhibit its full range of systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation, support services at Stand 4R2-06 at Broadcast Asia 2011. The company will be

16/05/2011 Christie To Provide Digital Projection For The 64th Cannes Film Festival
Christie, a leading provider of digital projection solutions, has announced that it is the sole provider for all digital projection services at this year's Cannes International Film Festival, includi

16/05/2011 dB Broadcast Completes Refurbishment Work For Broadcaster's Television Operation In Newcastle
dB Broadcast, the Cambridge-based systems integrator, recently completed a contract to refurbish the sound facilities at BBC Newcastle, as part of the corporation's regional television upgrade program

16/05/2011 EVS' Xedio Flash Powers Up TV Festival de Cannes
Introduced for the first time at NAB 2011, EVS' integrated production package Xedio flash has been selected by KM productions to cover the prestigious film festival on its dedicated channel TV Festiva

16/05/2011 HotCam Reports Boost In Alternative Formats Due To HDCAM SR Tape Shortage
Leading broadcast equipment rental company HotCam has added extra Panasonic HDX900 camera packages to its inventory after reporting a surge in demand for alternative cameras and formats in the wake o

16/05/2011 Pure Digital Services And Mistika Deliver ARRI RAW Real-time 3K DPX Workflows
Leading digital service provider, Pure Digital Services and DI and online specialists, SGO have announced the world's first on-location ARRI RAW full resolution workflow toolset, following Pure Digita

16/05/2011 th1ng Directs Piri Advertising Campaign For GlaxoSmithKline
Mixed media and animation company th1ng, in collaboration with live action production company th2ng, has directed and produced two commercials for GlaxoSmithKline's allergy brand Piri, a range of seas

16/05/2011 ViewSat Establishes Proactive Monitoring For 'Out-of-Footprint' Channels With Volicon Observer RPM
Volicon has announced that ViewSat is using the Observer Remote Program Monitor (RPM) to monitor "out of footprint" channels the company delivers to markets in the Middle East and North Africa. Now,

13/05/2011 AJA Ki Pro Plays A Key Role At 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
AJA Video Systems' Ki Pro tapeless recorder played a key role at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, handling digital playback of trailers and pre-show content for all 400 screenings in the festival's 18

13/05/2011 Digital TV Labs Announces HbbTV Compliance Test Suite And Services
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, recently announced the launch of an HbbTV test suite, designed to provide core conformance and inte

13/05/2011 Digital TV Labs Expands CI Plus Portfolio With Operator Test Tool
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, recently announced the launch of a unique CI Plus Operator Test Tool, designed to allow operators t

13/05/2011 Hollywood Stars 'Acting Lecturers' At Trinity
A new acting academy in Trinity College Dublin is to welcome a number of Irish Hollywood A-listers who will be giving talks as 'Acting Lecturers' to their new students. The cast of lecturers is expec

13/05/2011 IABM Announces Design And Innovation Awards Programme
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has announced that it is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Design and Innovation Awards. Open to all global manufacturers and

13/05/2011 Vaddio Announces DomeVIEW HD Series Dome Enclosures For HD-20/HD-18 Cameras
Vaddio has announced the DomeVIEW HD Series Dome Enclosures for ClearVIEW HD-20 and HD-18 PTZ cameras , which provide integrators with a secure camera housing designed to protect the PTZ camera agains

13/05/2011 XDC Announce The Validation Of The 1000th Digital Screen
Digital cinema service company XDC has announced the deployment of the 1000th digital screen contracted within its European VPF studio agreements. The 1000th digital installation is the Rio Cinema in

12/05/2011 Barco Expands Its Digital Cinema Financing Programme
Leading digital cinema company Barco is continuing to expand its financing programme with Cinedigm, recently completing another $15 million in funding to provide off-balance sheet, non-recourse financ

12/05/2011 BSC Announces Cinematography Award
The British Society of Cinematographers has announced the introduction of the BSC Cinematography in a Television Drama Award. The entries are open to all Television Dramas that have had their first

12/05/2011 Draper's Product Line Now Updated In D-Tools SI 5.5 Software
D-Tools, a leading provider of system integration software, has announced that detailed information on the entire family of Draper products has been recently updated in D-Tools product database, bette