Broadcast News Archive for June, 2011
30/06/2011 Barco Unveils Open Theatre Management Systems For Digital Cinema
Digital cinema pioneer Barco has announced the release of a new platform for end-to-end theatre management. Barco's Theatre Management System (TMS) fully integrates with Barco's digital cinema projec

30/06/2011 Camera Corps Robotic Heads Chosen For TV Nature Programme
The BBC Natural History Unit has chosen Camera Corps to provide remote camera systems for the seventh Springwatch series of wildlife programmes which commenced May 30. A combination of Q-Ball robotic

30/06/2011 Canon Advances Remote-control HD Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras With BU-46H And BU-51H
Building on the success of its remote-control HD pan-tilt camera systems, Canon has introduced two new models with additional features to serve a wide range of broadcast and professional users. Canon

30/06/2011 News Express India Goes HD With Quantel
News Express, the New Delhi, India-based national broadcasters and a division of the Sai Prasad Group of companies that trades as Sai Prasad has purchased a Quantel Enterprise sQ production system to

30/06/2011 Peli Products Expands European Manufacturing Operations
Peli Products, a leading provider of high-performance case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems expands its European manufacturing operations in Germany. Since October 2007, the company h

30/06/2011 Petrol Bags Introduce New DSLR Campack Plus
Petrol Bags have introduced the DSLR Campack Plus, a backpack-style camera carrier designed specifically for DSLR cameras. This innovative new camera/PC backpack is ideal for "on-the-move" camera wor

30/06/2011 Polecam Heads From Hollywood To Singapore
Following a buoyant Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood in early June, the Polecam team headed for Singapore to demonstrate its range of compact HD/SD production equipment at Broadcast Asia. Jeremy Curtis, S

30/06/2011 Top RTS Roles For John Hardie And Emma Scott
The Royal Television Society has announced that ITN CEO John Hardie has been appointed as Chairman of the Royal Television Society with Freesat Managing Director Scott as Vice Chair. Hardie and Scot

29/06/2011 10-bit Accuracy A Must For SKY Italia's Video Backbone
ATEME has announced that the new IP video network deployed by SKY Italia between Rome and Milan will use its contribution encoders and decoders for enhanced quality and bandwidth efficiency. The mul

29/06/2011 Films At 59 Add Pablo PA To Stereo 3D Pipeline
Top five UK post facility, Films at 59 in Bristol, has invested in Pablo PA as part of its strategic move into Stereo 3D. The Pablo PA will be put to work as part of the new S3D pipeline processing d

29/06/2011 Fujian TV Relies On Solid State Logic Consoles
Fujian TV, a part of the Fujian radio, film and TV group in China, recently moved into a brand new production facility complex as part of its transition into HD production and an all-digital workflow.

29/06/2011 Harman Introduces JBL ScreenArray 3730 3-Way Loudspeaker At CineEurope 2011
Harman's JBL Professional brand is introducing the new 3730 3-Way ScreenArray loudspeaker at CineEurope 2011. The new 3730 is designed as a very cost-effective solution for small to medium-size theat

29/06/2011 I-MOVIX Announces IBC 2011 Preview
At IBC 2011, I-MOVIX will show the prototype of a totally new and unique broadcast-integrated solution that will be a first in the ultra slow motion market. With this new, technologically innovative

29/06/2011 Independent Director Creates Promo For Anna Calvi
Independent's Director Aoife McArdle has created an eye-catching promo for singer Anna Calvi's track, Desire, complete with stunning visuals and evocative scenes set in flickering lights. This is the

29/06/2011 Sonnet Launches Transposer Universal 2.5-inch SSD To 3.5-inch Drive Tray Adapter
Sonnet Technologies has introduced its Transposer universal 2.5-inch SSD to 3.5-inch drive tray adapter. Transposer secures the smaller SSD drive to its heat-sinking aluminium frame and the assembly

29/06/2011 XDC And Empire Cinemas Agree To Deploy 200 Digital Screens In The UK
Empire Cinemas, the UK's largest independent cinema operator and XDC, a leading digital cinema service company in Europe, have agreed contracts for a deployment of digital cinema systems under XDC's V

28/06/2011 Boris Transfer AE Now Supports Adobe After Effects For Windows
Boris FX, a leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, has announced that Boris Transfer AE is now available for Adobe After Effects running under both Windows and Macintos

28/06/2011 Brainstorm Multimedia's Graphics Highlight Election Coverage
Following close on the heels of UK elections in early May, millions of Spanish voters recently went to the polls in June to cast ballots in regional and municipal elections. In both cases the ongoing

28/06/2011 Cinesite Wins VFX Work For World War Z
Leading film visual effects house Cinesite has been awarded a significant amount of shots on the upcoming Paramount Pictures' World War Z. Directed by Marc Forster and starring and produced by Brad P

28/06/2011 Digital Video Company Humanoid Makes Home At MediaCityUK
Humanoid Productions is the latest company to join the ever-growing creative community at The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK. Established in 2009, Humanoid Productions is a digital video production company

28/06/2011 Grass Valley EDIUS NLE Used In Award-winning Documentary
The latest version of EDIUS (6.0) HD nonlinear editing software from Grass Valley was used extensively to cut the feature-length documentary The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around, which won

28/06/2011 Melita Group And On Demand Group Agree To Launch Malta's First Video On Demand TV Service
The Melita Group, the Republic of Malta's leading premium television content provider, and leading TV VOD aggregator On Demand Group (ODG), has announced an agreement to launch ODG's ondemand! video o

28/06/2011 Vaddio Wins Awards At InfoComm 2011
Vaddio, a leading provider of robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, was awarded Best New User-Friendly Distance Learning Product, Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera and Digital Signage Interactive Whitebo

28/06/2011 Vinten Sponsors Ravensbourne's Graduate Degree Festival
Vinten, a Vitec Group brand and a leading provider of camera supports, is one of the headline sponsors at the Ravensbourne2011 event - a two-day creative festival to be held at the acclaimed college

27/06/2011 Arqiva Completes Digital Switch Over In Scotland
With the Digital Switch Over process completing for the Black Hill transmitter group, serving central Scotland including parts of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Arqiva has confirmed that all terrestrial TV is