Broadcast News Archive for June, 2011
22/06/2011 Centric TV Upgrades Quantel Suites
The Washington DC based cable network, Centric TV, has upgraded its Quantel suites with additional shared storage and the new V5 software. The system now includes two eQ HD finishing systems team-work

22/06/2011 DCD Rights To Launch New Drama Series The Slap At MIPCOM
International distributor DCD Rights has acquired global distribution rights to Australian eight-part drama The Slap, which it will launch at MIPCOM 2011, as part of a raft of recent investments in n

22/06/2011 Gearhouse Wins Upgrade For Astro's Studio
Gearhouse Broadcast's Systems Integration division has been awarded the contract to upgrade Astro's studio facilities in Kuala Lumpur to accommodate HD productions. The studios are used by both As

22/06/2011 IFB Funded Shorts To Broadcast On RTÉ
The Irish Film Board (IFB) funded shorts Enough, Whatever Turns You On, Uncle Bills Barrel and Two Point Five Billion will all broadcast on RTÉ's Shortscreen series over the coming month. Enough, wri

22/06/2011 Light Illusion Builds Global Sales
A specialist digital film consultancy Light Illusion continues to gain major global sales for LightSpace CMS, the industry standard system for guaranteed colour calibration. Indian facilities and pr

22/06/2011 Ofcom Reviews Sale Of TV Advertising
The communications regulator, Ofcom, has launched a review into the UK's TV advertising trading market. The review will establish whether the way TV advertising is currently bought and sold prevents

21/06/2011 3D Wimbledon Action Served By BBC
Wimbledon is being broadcast on the BBC in 3D for the first time as the station continues to bring viewers all the colour and action, live and exclusive of the 2011 Championships. The free-to-air bro

21/06/2011 Audio Authority's Product Line Now Updated In D-Tools System Integrator (SI) 5.5 Software
D-Tools, a leading provider of system integration software, has announced that detailed information on the entire family of Audio Authority custom integration products has been recently updated in D-T

21/06/2011 Dame Edna Descends To Middle Earth
There's to be two further episodes of the iconic 'Middle Earth' drama with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey due to be released in December 2012, while The Hobbit: There and Back Again is slated for r

21/06/2011 Image Systems Appoints Peter Harrow As Asia-Pacific Head of Sales
Image Systems, formerly known as Digital Vision, has announced that it has appointed Pete Harrow as its new Asia-Pacific Head of Sales. The announcement follows the news that Peter Charles, who has s

21/06/2011 PLASA Takes International Seminar Programme To ENTECH 2011
PLASA has confirmed the line-up of international speakers for the PLASA sponsored international seminar programme at ENTECH 2011. Taking place from July 19 - 21 2011 at the Sydney Convention and Exhi

21/06/2011 Polecam Starter Pack Arrives In Hollywood
Following the broadcast industry debut of Polecam Starter Pack at the NAB show in April, the Polecam team headed for Cine Gear 2011 in early June to display the new system to US filmmakers. Held at P

21/06/2011 Tieline's Bridge-IT Successfully Transmits Live Over IPv6 Networks
Tieline has announced that its Bridge-IT IP audio codecs performed a world first IPv6 transmission on World IPv6 Day by successfully transmitting live bidirectional stereo audio over multiple internat

21/06/2011 Velodyne's Product Line Now Updated In D-Tools System Integrator (SI) 5.5 Software
D-Tools, a leading provider of system integration software, has announced that detailed information on any of the entire family of Velodyne products has been recently updated in D-Tools product databa

20/06/2011 Belfast Kids' Characters For Tate Screen
This summer, characters drawn by two Belfast children will go on screen at the prestigious London Tate Media project. It complements the four Tate galleries by working beyond the traditional gallery

20/06/2011 EVS Provides Past & Present Tennis Action At Wimbledon 2011
EVS will once again deploy its production solutions at The All England Lawn Tennis Club Wimbledon Championships, working with various partners to provide major international broadcasters, including BB

20/06/2011 RTS Presents MH Headsets At InfoComm 2011
Intercom technology company RTS presented its latest range of professional headsets at InfoComm 2011: the MH series. One of the first headset series made specifically for enhanced audio/communication

20/06/2011 Scottish Digital Network Plan Set Out
Steps to realise the Scottish Broadcasting Commission's vision for a Scottish Digital Network (SDN) have been set out by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs. During a debate at the

20/06/2011 SGO Mistika 2011 At 3D Masters At BAFTA
SGO played a starring role as a Gold Sponsor of TVB Europe's 3D Masters again this year, which took place on June 15 at BAFTA in London's Piccadilly. SGO Mistika, the most powerful stereoscopic 3D to

20/06/2011 Singapore's MediaCorp News Turns To EVS For General Elections Coverage
MediaCorp PLT chose EVS' digital production technology to broadcast Singapore's recent election. Singapore's leading media company covers a wide range of platforms including TV, radio, magazines, mo

20/06/2011 Visions Supplies Host OB Facilities For First Live 3D Wimbledon Broadcast
NEP Visions has won the contract to supply host OB technical facilities for the first ever live 3D coverage of the Wimbledon lawn tennis championship. Visions will work alongside the All England Lawn

20/06/2011 Vislink To Launch New ADVENT FLA-120 Flyaway Antenna At CommunicAsia
Vislink will launch a new satellite antenna, the ADVENT FLA-120 Flyaway, specifically designed for rapid deployment, on Stand 1V3-01 at CommunicAsia 2011. The ADVENT FLA-120 Flyaway is designed for u

17/06/2011 British Film Commissioner Colin Brown Steps Down
British Film Commissioner Colin Brown has announced that he is stepping down from his post during an event in LA this week. Hosted by the British Consul-General Dame Barbara Hay, the farewell event w

17/06/2011 Panorama's Primark 'In Breach, Says BBC Trust'
The BBC Trust's Editorial Standards Committee (ESC) has found that a Panorama programme 'Primark: On the Rack', broadcast in June 2008, breached the BBC Editorial Guidelines on accuracy and fairness.

17/06/2011 Paul Reaney Appointed Vice President Of Development For ITV Studios America
Paul Reaney has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Development for ITV Studios America, Bruce Robertson, Senior Vice President of Creative Strategy for ITV Studios America, has announ