Broadcast News Archive for July, 2011
06/07/2011 First Saudi Arabian HD OB Has Hamlet Installed
In its new outside broadcast truck, the first high-definition unit in Saudi Arabia, Al Nijoom Media Production is relying on the Hamlet MonitorScope MS9000 for critical quality measurements. The Moni

06/07/2011 IVC 'Served At Wimbledon'
Leading systems integrator IVC Media was back at Wimbledon this year, supplying support services for its TV and signage distribution system. John Smith, Managing Director of IVC Media, explained: "IV

06/07/2011 LDC-backed Quantel Scoops National BVCA Portfolio Company Award
LDC-based Quantel, a leading manufacturer of broadcast and digital film post-production systems, has scooped the International Impact Management Team of the Year accolade at the British Venture Capita

06/07/2011 Mike Green Appointed RTS Honorary Treasurer
The Royal Television Society, Britain's leading forum for television and related media, has announced that Mike Green, former Deputy Group Finance Director at ITV, has been appointed as Honorary Treas

06/07/2011 Panasonic Announce Broadcast & Production Ltd as Authorised Panasonic Broadcast Dealer
Established in 2003, Broadcast & Production Services (BPS) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of broadcast video and audio equipment and effective from the second quarter of 2011, Panasonic have ann

06/07/2011 Peli Unveils 9435 Remote Area Lighting System
Peli Products has announced the launch of their Advanced Area Lighting Group's 9435 Remote Area Lighting System (RALS) as its first safety-approved LED area lighting system. Built with versatility an

06/07/2011 Springwatch Engages Viewers With Pixel Power
Pixel Power, a leading supplier of broadcast graphics systems, has announced that its technology has been used by the BBC's Springwatch show to enhance interactivity by providing viewers with onscreen

05/07/2011 Big Brother Africa Goes On Air And Online With Q-Ball
The sixth season of Big Brother Africa is now in progress with Camera Corps robotic control allowing efficient remote control of multiple Q-Ball HD/SD heads. Produced for M-Net by Endemol at a brand

05/07/2011 Danmon Systems Group Builds On South-east Asian Market Success
Danmon Systems Group (DSG), one of the world's most experienced broadcast system integrators, has reported continuing success in the Asian market following a well-attended Broadcast Asia 2011 in Singa

05/07/2011 EVS Deploys Live Solutions At FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 In Germany
Host broadcast organisation HBS has confirmed its ongoing collaboration with live production technology specialist EVS to supply equipment to enhance live production coverage at the Women's World Cup

05/07/2011 HotCam Bolsters Kit Room With Three Appointments
Leading broadcast rental company HotCam has bolstered its equipment maintenance resources by adding three new members of staff to its London kit room. Former The Cruet Company Equipment Manager Chris

05/07/2011 IBC Launch For Gekko Karesslite 6012 FX Blue/Green Switchable Softlight
Gekko Technology has chosen IBC 2011 as the launch venue for a major addition to its industry-leading range of LED film and television lighting system. Designed for special effects and chroma-key wor

05/07/2011 Independent's Glue Society Creates New Spot For Doritos
Inspired by Mexican cinema of the late 1960s and faintly reminiscent of the iconic duelling scenes featured in Spaghetti Westerns such as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Independent's award-winning di

05/07/2011 Media Powerhouse To Launch Fly Pack Express And Record Pro At Elstree Open Day
Leading AV specialists Media Powerhouse are holding an Annual Open Day on July 5 and 6 2011. Held at the company's head office and hire facility at Elstree Studios, Hertfordhsire, the two-day event i

05/07/2011 Octica Adds QUE Audio To Distribution Portfolio
Leading broadcast, film and professional video equipment distributor Octica Professional have announced their appointment by QUE Audio as the exclusive distributor for the UK & Ireland. Australian co

04/07/2011 Dolby Digital Plus Powers China's Terrestrial Broadcast
meDolby Laboratories has announced that Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Digital have been selected as optional technologies for China's recently released national Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast

04/07/2011 Matrox Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary
With the introduction of Matrox's first product Video RAM (a specialised video display device for first-generation microcomputers) in 1976, co-founders Branko Matic and Lorne Trottier launched a compa

04/07/2011 MediaCityUK Appoints CBRE As Joint Advisers
MediaCityUK has announced that the north west office agency team at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) has been appointed as joint advisers on The Peel Group development at Salford Quays. CBRE's role will be to

04/07/2011 NETIA At Mediatech Africa 2011
NETIA, together with its local master distributor for South Africa, Sound Fusion Media, will demonstrate its entire Radio-Assist 8 range of digital audio automation software. The company will also il

04/07/2011 Screen Yorkshire Announces Lottery Awards For Film Exhibition
Screen Yorkshire has announced its 2011/12 Lottery investments for cinemas, film festivals and other film promoters in the region. 14 organisations have been successful in receiving awards totalling

04/07/2011 Soho's The Look Chooses LightSpace CMS
LightSpace CMS, a leading colour management system from UK-based specialist digital film consultancy and systems developer, Light Illusion, has been chosen by The Look, a leading Soho boutique finishi

04/07/2011 Provides Online Portal For Leading Truss Brands is a new online portal dedicated to supplying a huge variety of leading-brand used and new trussing solutions to the entertainment industry. The new site is co-ordinated by A.C. Ent

04/07/2011 weareflink Create A World Of Mess For Bosch
Filmmaking and motion design studio weareflink, who are signed to Independent in the UK, have created a gloriously messy trio of spots for Bosch's campaign for the revolutionary new Outdoor Plus washi

01/07/2011 3D Experience Without Glasses For Northern Ireland Sports Fans
Belfast bar Lavery's will screen the heavyweight 'super-fight' between David Haye and Vladimir Klitschko and the Wimbledon men's final on a glasses-free 3D TV over a 3D sports weekend on July 2 - 3 20

01/07/2011 Banijay International's Seasons Of Life To Blossom In Ukraine
In a deal concluded at DISCOP 2011, Banijay International, the distribution arm of international production group Banijay, has sold its docu-reality format Seasons of Life to leading commercial TV net