Broadcast News Archive for June, 2011
17/06/2011 Thomson Powers Italy's TIMB 3D HD DTT Service
Thomson Video Networks has announced that Telecom Italia Media Broadcast (TIMB) has launched Italy's first HD Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service carrying live 3D content, through its LA7 cha

17/06/2011 Universal Electronics Tapped By Cox Communications To Provide New Remotes
Universal Electronics has announced that Cox Communications has selected UEI to supply their next generation universal remote control. The customised remote control includes many new features tailor

17/06/2011 Vaddio Announces Customisable Video Production Workstations
Vaddio, a leading provider of robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, has announced new Production Consoles and video production workstations designed for professional production spaces. The

17/06/2011 Visionary Solutions Teams With Industry Heavyweights On Technology Demos At InfoComm 2011
Visionary Solutions are teaming with several industry partners at InfoComm 2011 on technology demonstrations that feature VSI encoding products as key interoperable pieces within end-to-end workflows.

17/06/2011 WJCT Automates Video Workflow With Telestream Vantage
Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced that Jacksonville, Florida-based WCT, a local television and radio broadcast station, selected Telestream Va

16/06/2011 British Film Industry Salutes Sir Sydney Samuelson CBE
The British Cinema and Television Veterans (BCTV), established in 1921 in recognition of cinema's founding father William Friese-Green is hosting a special event for the UK film industry on September

16/06/2011 Crystal CG International Appoints Two New Creative Directors
Crystal CG International has announced the appointment of two new creative directors to its London-based team; Will Case and Darren Groucutt. Will joins Crystal CG International as Creative Director

16/06/2011 Directing Collective Weareflink Create A Paper Play For Skoda
Weareflink, who are signed to Independent in the UK, have directed a new animation for the website of international car giant Skoda. Created for use by the company's human resource department, the fi

16/06/2011 OASYS Returns To Broadcast Asia
OASYS will be showcasing its industry-leading IT-based automated playout solutions at Broadcast Asia 2011 on Stand 4L4-05. OASYS has been pioneering software-based broadcast workflows for two decades

16/06/2011 Petrol Bags Unveils New DigiSuite DSLR Camera Case
For the busy photographer on the go, Petrol Bags now has the ultimate travel solution - the new DigiSuite DSLR Camera Case. The front lid of this semi-hard suitcase-style carrier unzips quickly to re

16/06/2011 Qube Cinema Brings New Lineup To CineEurope
Qube Cinema, a leading provider of digital cinema technology, will present the new Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block; QubeMaster Xport, a DCP mastering plug-in for Final Cut Pro users; Qube KeySmith,

16/06/2011 S&T Demonstrates MHEG-based Emergency Warning Broadcast System (EWBS) At Broadcast Asia 2011
Strategy & Technology (S&T) will demonstrate how MHEG middleware can be used to implement EWBS on their stand 4E2-06 at Broadcast Asia in Singapore from June 21-24 2011. The recent catastrophic event

16/06/2011 SRG SSR Selects Harmonic Video Processing Solutions To Power Its New HDTV Services
Harmonic has announced that SRG SSR, the largest electronic media organisation in Switzerland, has selected a combination of Harmonic's multifunction video encoders, stream processing solutions and ma

15/06/2011 Arqiva Appoints Wendy McMillan To Lead Group Strategy And Business Development
Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has appointed Wendy McMillan as Group Strategy & Business Development Director, in a management board appointment under CEO John C

15/06/2011 Astel Weaves Christie Spyder Web Around TV8
Two Christie Spyder X20 processors are helping to optimise the displays in TV8 television's three new studios in Istanbul. In the largest of these - which is used for news, sport, weather and discuss

15/06/2011 Boston Ballet Acquires Soundcraft Vi1 Digital Mixing Console
Founded in 1963, the Boston Ballet has become one of the leading dance companies in the world. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Barry Hughson, the compa

15/06/2011 John Boothman Appointed Head Of BBC Scotland News And Current Affairs
BBC Scotland has appointed one of Scotland's most experienced journalists, John Boothman, as Head of News and Current Affairs. John Boothman has worked in a variety of senior roles within news and cu

15/06/2011 PAY Studio Goes 4K And Stereo3D With Quantel
Leading Warsaw-based post house PAY Studio has upgraded its Pablo with 4K, Stereo3D and the Neo panel. The system has immediately been put into action finishing Poland's first major 3D movie Battle o

15/06/2011 S&T Provides MHEG Interactive Services For TV5 DVB-T2 Trial In Thailand
Strategy & Technology (S&T) has provided Army TV5 in Bangkok with its TSBroadcaster2 carousel system to play out MHEG interactive applications as part of their DVB-T2 trial that has been on-air for so

15/06/2011 Sony Creative Software Announces Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 11
Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing applications, has announced the availability of a new version of its award-winning consumer video editing software Ve

15/06/2011 Utah's KTVX Completes Move To Streamlined Broadcast Workflow With NVerzion's NCompass
NVerzion, a leading provider of cutting-edge tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, has announce that Utah's KTVX (ABC 4) has upgraded to the company's latest broadcast auto

14/06/2011 'For Sale' Sign Up At Television Centre
BBC Television Centre, the landmark west London home of BBC television and news, has gone on sale. The BBC announced the first phase in the sale of Television Centre, White City, London. Working wi

14/06/2011 Fast Changing Face Of Pinewood In Focus
A Government Minister has been getting an update on the world of film and television. Baroness Wilcox, the Minister for Intellectual Property, took centre stage at Pinewood Studios this week to disco

14/06/2011 HBO's Game Of Thrones Unleashes Bold Visuals With ARRI ALEXA
Following the highly successful d├ębut of the new series Game Of Thrones with a viewership of 4.2 million viewers, HBO immediately ordered the second season into production. The show is based on the

14/06/2011 Indosiar Spans Indonesia With New Thomson Broadcast IOT Transmitter Fleet
Thomson Broadcast has announced that Indosiar, one of Indonesia's top three broadcasters, has ordered six new Thomson Inductive Output Tube (IOT) high-power transmission systems for its national telev