Broadcast News Archive for July, 2011
18/07/2011 GlobeCast Delivers Tour de France For France Télévisions For 15th Consecutive Year
GlobeCast has announced that it is on-site at the Tour de France to provide the French national broadcaster France Télévisions with a complete solution to broadcast every stage of the race. GlobeCas

18/07/2011 Howie Mandel To Partner In US Version Of Banijay's Celebrity Stand Up
Banijay Group company Angel City Factory (ACF) has signed an exclusive deal with comedian, host and producer Howie Mandel's Alevy Productions to partner in the US version of the Banijay Group comedy f

18/07/2011 Petrol Bags Intros Rain Cover For DSLR Cameras
Now DSLR owners have a way to work safely in adverse or unpredictable weather: the new Transparent DSLR Plus Rain Cover from Petrol Bags, a Vitec Group brand. Petrol Bags' latest weather protection s

18/07/2011 Studiomaster Gives Details Of New Patented Power Amp Technology
Studiomaster, a leading UK heritage pro audio brand, has published details of its new Class AD Polyphase proprietary amplifier development, in a technical reference document on the company's website.

08/07/2011 AC-ET Appointed As UK VARI*LITE Distributor
A.C Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) has been appointed as one of an exclusive selection of UK companies, hand-picked by Philips Vari-Lite to distribute its full range of VARI*LITE premium moving li

08/07/2011 BECTU Challenges BBC Academy Cuts Plan
BECTU officials will meet with BBC Academy management today as part of an agreed consultation. The BBC Academy is proposing cuts in staffing which BECTU believes “are so severe and focused on the wr

08/07/2011 DK-Technologies To Show New DK Meter At IBC 2011
Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the IBC platform to show the award-winning DK Meter to European broadcasters and content producers. This groundbreaking Compact Audio Loudness Meter

08/07/2011 Mode-AL Gives Systems Engineers A Quiet Life At IBC 2011
Mode-AL has developed a range of soundproofed 19" rack enclosures. The new ECS range of cabinets, to be introduced at IBC 2011 on Stand 10.F30, are attractive and unobtrusive for any public installati

08/07/2011 Narduzzo Too Turns LightSpace CMS For Hysteria
Light Illusion has announced that leading grading facility Narduzzo Too, which is owned and headed by Colourist Vince Narduzzo, has adopted LightSpace CMS, a leading colour management system, to provi

08/07/2011 NeoGroupe Announce IBC Preview
NeoGroupe has announced the creation of its custom applications division dedicated to tailored development services for media industry clients in a range of interaction application areas including pro

08/07/2011 News Corporation's BSkyB Takeover Decision 'Delayed' Over NoTW Scandal
A decision on News Corporation's proposed takeover of BSkyB could be delayed until September as outrage over the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World (NoTW) continues. The NoTW has been sen

08/07/2011 Roland And UK Production Services Go To The Cinema For Software Launch
The creative and technical skills of Addlestone-based UK Production Services (UKPS) were recently put to the test by a global software giant who employed their services to provide an AV solution for t

08/07/2011 Telestream Brings New Vantage Products To Market
Telestream, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, has announced the release of three major new enterprise-class system management products in the Vantage video workflow famil

08/07/2011 Wowza Media Systems Announces IBC Preview
Wowza Media Systems have announced their preview for IBC 2011. The company will introduce the third generation of its multiple award-winning streaming solution, Wowza Media Server 3. Wowza Media Se

07/07/2011 Accolades For Sheffiled Film Studio Warp X On International Festival Circuit
Sheffield's pioneering digital film studio Warp X is continuing to lead the way, with two of its films, Kill List and Tyrannosaur, both attracting critical acclaim at major international film festival

07/07/2011 BBC ALBA Investigates 'The Gun' In Scotland
A new BBC ALBA documentary, Trusadh: Gunnaichean ann an Alba/Guns In Scotland, will examine the various roles of the gun in Scottish society. The gun has played a major role in rural Scottish life fo

07/07/2011 BBC NI Announces Primetime Scripts
Three scriptwriters are to have their work made into dramas for television in an exciting new initiative from BBC Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen. Primetime, launched last November, offe

07/07/2011 Enhance Technology Open Milan Branch Office
Enhance Technology, a leading provider of SAN, RAID and SMB storage solution, has announced the opening of a new Italian subsidiary, located in Milan, Italy. The office has been opened in response to

07/07/2011 itfc Supplies First Dual Language Subtitles For Popstar To Operastar
The London-based provider of content management and post production services, itfc, has enhanced the viewing experience for ITV's Popstar to Operarstar by supplying dual language subtitles. The show,

07/07/2011 Nexus Creates The Space Between
Internationally acclaimed production company and animation studio Nexus and its digital arm Nexus Interactive Arts have joined creative forces with the prestigious London College of Communication to c

07/07/2011 Pixel Power Announces IBC 2011 Preview
Pixel Power, a leader in the development and production of SD and HD broadcast graphics systems, news production workflow tools and live interactive content with more than 2,000 installations worldwid

07/07/2011 Sachtler's FSB 6 Fluid Head Helps Capture Exciting Animal Footage
Wildlife videographer Terry Shiels has recently completed another episode of the ongoing award-winning television series The Zoo Filez, which is seen by over 400,000 viewers each week and is carried b

07/07/2011 Source Celebrates Arturia Distribution Deal
Source Distribution celebrated its recent appointment as exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for Arturia with another VIP press and dealer lunch, held in the private dining room of the world-famous S

07/07/2011 The IABM Welcomes 13 New Member Companies
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has announced that 13 new broadcast and media technology suppliers have joined the association since the beginning of 2011. New IABM

06/07/2011 Digital TV Labs To Provide DVB-T/T2 To NGB
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, has announced that it has been contracted by NGB - Next Generation Broadcasting, who operate as the