Broadcast News Archive for May, 2011
09/05/2011 Concilium To Distribute Bridge Technologies Monitoring Solutions In South Africa
Bridge Technologies has announced a partnership with leading South African broadcast and telecommunications system integrator Concilium Technologies. Based in Centurion, Concilium represents many of

09/05/2011 CTV Chose Snell Alchemist Ph.C - HD For Coverage Of Royal Wedding
Snell has announced that CTV, Canada's largest private broadcaster, chose Snell's Alcehmist Ph.C-HD motion-compensated standards converters for the network's coverage of the Royal Wedding of Britain's

09/05/2011 Gekko Technology Reports Accelerating Demand For LED Lighting At NAB
Gekko Technology, a leading provider of LED lighting for film, television and photographic applications, has reported a buoyant and successful NAB 2011. Exhibiting with US distribution partner PRG i

09/05/2011 NHK WORLD HD Launches On Sky With GlobeCast
GlobeCast and Japan International Broadcasting has announced that NHK WORLD HD has launched on the Sky and Freesat platforms in the UK. GlobeCast provides re-encoding, uplink and capacity on Eutelsat

09/05/2011 Soundcraft Founder Graham Blyth To Perform AES Convention Organ Recital
Audio Engineering Society Fellow and Soundcraft Founder and Technical Director Graham Blyth will perform the now traditional AES Convention Organ Recital at Lincoln's Inn Chapen in London on Friday, M

09/05/2011 World's Longest Serving Sports Broadcaster Retires
The Irish Republic's Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, has paid tribute to sports broadcaster Seán Óg Ó’Ceallacháin who retires this week from RTÉ. Michael Ring TD

06/05/2011 Avid Boosts Its Pro Video Team With A Raft Of New Hires
Avid has announced three new hires to further boost its Pro Video sales and channel partner teams across EMEA. The new team will be solely focused on sales of video products and services through its

06/05/2011 Center Stage Invests In Harman's Soundcraft Vi1 Console
Swedish sound company Center Stage has purchased its first Soundcraft Vi1 digital desk from local distributors Septon AB. Set up by experienced former Spectra Stage & Event Technologies technicians,

06/05/2011 ManvsMachine Make The Car The Star For the Toyota IQ
Nexus' directing collective, ManvsMachine were approached by CHI & Partners to create a series of ten abstract spots that would embrace the unique design of the Toyota iQ. Using the car as a catalyst

06/05/2011 Presteigne Charter To Supply IBC Facilities For America's Cup Event
Presteigne Charter, a leading broadcast dry hire and systems rental specialist has been awarded the prestigious contract to supply the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) facilities for the 34th Amer

06/05/2011 Pro Motion Hire To Hold Sony F3 And Cine Motion Open Day In Brighton
Pro Motion Hire, the leading broadcast equipment hire company, is to hold a Cine Motion Open Day in Brighton, showcasing the Sony F3 camera and a selection of other broadcast and film tools including

06/05/2011 Rushes Goes Inside The Human Body
Post-production house Rushes has provided VFX for the BBC's new four-part series Inside the Human Body, which began last night. The show explores the wonders of the human body, using spectacular grap

06/05/2011 Schmidt Chooses OConnor For The Mechanic
Vitec Group brand OConnor has announced that cinematographer Eric Schmidt chose the OConnor 2575 to support The Mechanic, directed by Simon West. This high-tech action feature about an elite assassin

06/05/2011 SGL's integration With Grass Valley Provides RTS With Seamless Digital Archive
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced that Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) has upgraded its d

05/05/2011 BAI Publishes Right of Reply Scheme
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has now published the BAI Right of Reply Scheme. The Scheme, which comes into effect from today, will provide for the broadcast of a Right of Reply Statem

05/05/2011 Minister Reviews 'Free-To-Air' Sporting Events
The Irish Republic's Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has decided that the current list of sports events designated for coverage on free-to- air television services should not

05/05/2011 NewTek Introduces Third-Party Video Developer Programme At NAB
NewTek, a leading provider of video and 3D animation products, has announced the debut of their Video SDK (Software Development Kit) Programme, designed to provide support and access to a series of Ne

05/05/2011 Not To Scale Sign Elastic Talent
Leading animation production company, Not To Scale, have announced that they have signed US-based directors Elastic for European wide representation. Combining the talents of Brit Andy Hall, Irishman

05/05/2011 Qube Cinema Launches Web Store For QubeMaster Xport
Qube Cinema has announced the launch of the company's new online web store ( where filmmakers, post ho

05/05/2011 Seneca Productions Appoints Evans Managing Director
Seneca Productions, the production company established by Director Neil Crombie and writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton, has announced the appointment of Joe Evans as Managing Director. Evans will

05/05/2011 Soho Audio Post Facility Kicks Off Major Expansion With Re-brand And New Members Of Staff
Audio post-production facility The Voice and Music Company is to be re-branded as part of a major company expansion based around two new high-profile creative results. From this week, the 21-year-old

05/05/2011 Steve Mac Joins Prism Sound Orpheus Fan Club
DJ and Producer Steve Mac has joined a growing band of music recording professionals who are happy to endorse Prism Sound's high quality Orpheus FireWire computer interface. Mac invested in an Orpheu

05/05/2011 Vinten Vision Blue Pan And Tilt Head Wins Awards At NAB
Vitec Group brand Vinten has announced that its Vision blue pan and tilt head and tripod system has won a pair of coveted awards at NAB. Vision Blue won both a TV Technology magazine STAR award (Sup

05/05/2011 XL Events Supplies Screens For Royal Wedding
XL Events installed two large LED screens in London's Trafalgar Square to facilitate one of the main public viewing areas for live TV transmission of the UK's Royal wedding between Prince William and

04/05/2011 Amber Sound Appointed As New RTS/TELEX Distribution Partner In UK
Hertfordshire-based Amber Sound has been appointed as a new RTS/TELEX distributor. In Amber Sound, founded in 2005, with Graham Paddon as its Managing Director, RTS/TELEX has secured a partner in the