Broadcast News Archive for August, 2011
17/08/2011 GB Labs To Launch The First SSD Storage For Video At IBC
GB Labs will be launching Space SSD at IBC 2011 (Hall 7 JI5B) - the first SSD (solid state drive) networked storage for video editing. Part of GB Labs' Space family, Space SSD offers broadcasters and

17/08/2011 Major Broadband Roll-Out In England And Scotland
Just over £363 million in Government investment is set to take broadband to all homes and businesses in England and Scotland, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Jeremy Hunt anno

17/08/2011 New York’s Jungle City Studios Setting The Trend
Described as “one of the most impressive new studios in New York in years” by The New York Times, Jungle City Studios is bucking the trend in an era when more and more musicians are turning to laptop,

17/08/2011 Nucoda Colours New Worlds In 'Game Of Thrones'
Image Systems, formerly Digital Vision, today announced the secret to 'Game of Thrones' success. The Nucoda Film Master DI grading and finishing solution and Nucoda Compose preparation and delivery s

17/08/2011 TV2 Norway Goes HD With Quantel
Norway's leading private broadcaster, has selected Quantel Enterprise sQ technology to power its transition to HD broadcasting and file-based working. The system was purchased through Quantel's Norweg

16/08/2011 Cultural Diversity Awards Nominations Open
The Cultural Diversity Network (CDN) is inviting broadcasters, producers, directors and screenwriters to submit nominations for this year's CDN awards, celebrating creativity and diversity in the broa

16/08/2011 Digital Rapids' MediaMesh Content Delivery System Chosen For Rose d'Or
Digital Rapids has announced that the Rose d'Or Global Entertainment Television Festival is using the MediaMesh content delivery system to streamline and simplify the submission of entries for the Ros

16/08/2011 Guarded Ulster Welcome For 'Broader Internet Access'
The Stormont Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed additional money to help get NI firmly on the Internet highway - but has also said that it falls short of the level of help expected. The D

16/08/2011 Primera Updates CX1200e Color Label Press And FX1200e Digital Finishing System
A leading manufacturer of specialty printers, Primera Technology, has announced a number of major software and firmware updates to its CX1200e Color Label Press and FX1200e Digital Finishing System.

16/08/2011 Riedel MediorNet Compact Euro Premiere At IBC
Riedel Communications will launch the MediorNet Compact Euro premiere at IBC 2011. MediorNet Compact is the fist 50 G multimedia stagebox with integrated WDM. It is the cost effective and easy-to-use

16/08/2011 Rogers Becomes First Customer For QTube
Rogers Media, one of Canada's largest communications companies, has purchased Quantel's QTube for its Sportsnet, OMNI and CityTV stations. QTube will be used to break down geographic barriers by li

16/08/2011 Sky Snaps Up 'Hotly Anticipated' Us Drama
Sky Living today announced its acquisition of a fast-paced US drama Ringer in an exclusive multi-season deal with CBS Studios International that will enhance the channel's prime-time drama content.

15/08/2011 'To Be Seen' Brings Talent Together
An invaluable website for directors, producers and film-makers has now been launched online. aims to bring producti

15/08/2011 Best Of British Come Together For Recording Success
London’s historic Abbey Road studios have chosen Burnley audio and production specialists AMS Neve to supply their latest recording console. The state-of-the-art 60-channel Neve 88RS analogue console

15/08/2011 Cost Effective 'Film2Film' Image Restoration At IBC
Film Scanning and Image Restoration manufacturer Cintel International has announced a range of three ‘Film2Film’ 2K/4K Image Restoration Workflow packages for Film Archives and Restoration companies.

15/08/2011 Creative England Seeks Board Members
Creative England is now inviting applications for membership of its national Board. This non-executive Board will have overall responsibility for the development of Creative England as it begins to

15/08/2011 Mistika's Creative Product Line Comes To IBC
Along with showcasing the Mistika range of powerful DI, 2D and Stereo 3D workflow solutions at IBC, including Mistika Live, Mistika On-Set & Mistika Finale, as well as Mistika Totem and Mistika Farm,

15/08/2011 Share The Work - Get The Swag With Rosco
According to Rosco, good stage lighting work should be shared especially if you get some great swag in return. It works like this - submit a photo to Rosco of a production in which you used an E-Colo

15/08/2011 Teletest Launch Affordable S3D Mirror Rig
Teletest’s fully motorised S3D mirror and parallel camera rig, the Binorig, will be launched at this year’s IBC on Stand 11.D80. The Binorig is lightweight and can be shoulder mounted, but is strong

15/08/2011 Winsted's Slat-Wall Consoles Add Control Room Versatility
Leading control room furniture manufacturer Winsted Europe & Middle East has introduced a new range of Slat-Wall consoles. Based on Winsted’s popular and award-winning Sight-Line consoles, they prov

12/08/2011 'May The Best Bride Win', Says Sky
Sky Living HD has commissioned a new wedding series 'guaranteed' to cause a stir - Double Wedding. Double Wedding will give sixteen brides the opportunity to have the wedding of their dreams. The

12/08/2011 C4's New Series Takes On Banking Bigwigs
The global financial system is in crisis, bankers are in disrepute and Britain is on the brink of a double-dip recession. Now one man, fed up with never-ending tales of greed and corruption, sets ou

12/08/2011 Gok Wan Reveals Budget Fashion In New Series
Channel 4 has commissioned Remarkable Television, an Endemol company, to produce a budget edition of Gok's Clothes RoadShow. The weekly topical consumer series will broadcast in the early autumn on C

12/08/2011 MGM Musicals Come To BFI Southbank
The wonderful world of the MGM Musical will be celebrated at BFI Southbank throughout November and December. From composers such as Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, choreographers and actors including S

12/08/2011 Pre Cleared Music The Choice For Global Projects
AKM Music has reported a 25% increase in broadcast productions using the company’s quality Royalty Free Music in the first quarter of 2011. This significant increase comes at a time when producers are