Broadcast News Archive for August, 2011
12/08/2011 PS-Cam X35 Brings New Creative Possibilities
A Munich-based manufacturer, blazing the trails in camera manufacturing, will introduce the revolutionary new PS- Cam X35 at IBC this year. By carefully listening to feedback from the production comm

12/08/2011 Six Hours Of TV Per Day Could Shorten Life Expectancy

Watching TV for an average of six hours a day could shorten the viewer’s life expectancy by almost five years, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medici

12/08/2011 Stats Rack Up Over UK Riot Storm
The intense international interest in the UK’s riots can been seen from the number of foreign broadcasters using Associated Press video footage of the riots this week. So far, 249 stations (98% from o

12/08/2011 UKTV Appoints Tennant As Controller
The Chief Executive Officer of UKTV has announced that Emma Tennant has been appointed to the role of UKTV Controller and will assume full editorial leadership for the company’s portfolio of ten chann

11/08/2011 BFI To Invest In Audience Development
The BFI has announced the next selection of projects to be supported by its Lottery Transition Fund for Audience Development. A further 22 projects from across the UK dedicated to delivering a wide

11/08/2011 Camera Corps Expands Into New 12,000 Sq Foot HQ
An innovator in providing robotic camera systems for live television and coverage of major sports vents, has announced its expansion into new premises at Byfleet, Surrey. Camera Corps specialises in

11/08/2011 Datavideo Mixes It Up With New Switchers
Important new additions have been made to the extensive Datavideo range of vision mixers this week. The SE-600, a low cost 8 input standard definition switcher, is now available in hand-carry format a

11/08/2011 Fuugo TV Shortlisted At The ConnectedWorld.TV Awards
The next generation of TV applications for mobile and handheld devices has been chosen as a finalist at The ConnectedWorld.TV Awards. Fuugo redefines TV by integrating broadcast TV, mobile TV, Intern

11/08/2011 MAC Pro And BECTU Team Up For Another Year
MAC Pro and BECTU are continuing their partnership to bring discounts and the latest professional product information direct to make-up, wigs and hair and costume grades. The scheme is also open to ba

11/08/2011 Miranda Launches Kaleido-XQUAD For Truck And Studio Monitoring
This year's IBC sees the launch of the easy to use, standalone Kaleido-XQUAD quad-split multi-viewer for truck and studio monitoring. Miranda Technologies, a worldwide provider of hardware and softwa

11/08/2011 New Ultimate 1030D And 1030Ds Fluid Heads Hit Europe
Now cine professionals can seamlessly go between larger and smaller payloads while retaining the OConnor feel, interface and experience. OConnor, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the new Ultimate 1030

11/08/2011 Sis Live To Innovate For IBC 2011
Some exciting new developments will be added to the product range at the IBC exhibition this year. Outside broadcast and satellite uplink specialist, Sis Live will be presenting new enhancements to t

10/08/2011 A/V Giants Join Forces In 'Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative'
Four audio/video giants have announced their intent to collaborate on the development of a new technology standard for consumer 3D active glasses, under the name, 'Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative.' Pan

10/08/2011 DPA Reference Standard Mics 'Bring Underworld To Life'
During June and July, Christoph Willibald von Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice was held against the royal backdrop of Soestdijk Palace in Utrecht, attracting 1,500 people per night. In preparation fo

10/08/2011 First Commercial ISDB-T Receiver Test Suite Launched
A provider of independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, has announced that it has developed and shipped the first commercially available receiver test suite for digital terr

10/08/2011 Harmonic Central Storage Solution For New Transmission Archive
The official public broadcaster for Dubai and a major satellite TV broadcaster in the Middle East is installing an Omneon MediaGrid active storage system to serve as central storage for the company's

10/08/2011 Jigsaw Systems Launch DaVinci Resolve Training
Five one-day training sessions focusing on the latest version of Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve software will be launched by Jigsaw Systems in London this month. The sessions, to be held August

10/08/2011 Smartclip Signs Exclusive Agreement With Livestation
A European specialist in video advertising, has signed an exclusive pan-European agreement with Livestation. The deal integrates the widest selection of news channel inventory from around the world in

10/08/2011 Sony To Showcase 'Believe Beyond HD' At IBC
Sony Professional has announced it will use this year’s IBC conference as an opportunity to show its success in delivering its ‘Believe Beyond HD’ vision to customers. With unparalleled innovation in

10/08/2011 Tiffen Features 'Meet The Image Makers' At IBC
An expert manufacturer and supplier of photographic filters and lens accessories is presenting their latest innovations from its extensive range of camera support and accessories at IBC 2011. Tiffen

09/08/2011 Cooke Optics Announces 135mm Lens For 5/i And Panchro Ranges
A leading manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, Cooke Optics, has announced that it will unveil 135mm lenses for its 5/i Prime and Panchro lens sets at IBC 2011. The 135mm

09/08/2011 HSL Goes Global With Massive New Martin Screen Investment
A UK lighting rental company has just taken delivery of 150 square metres of Martin Professional's latest lightweight EC20 20 mm pitch LED screen plus 48 panels of their popular LC2140 40 mm pitch sur

09/08/2011 ILive And iDR Selected For Buxton Theatre
Buxton Opera House in Derbyshire has recently selected a combined Allen & Heath iDR installation and iLive digital mixing system as the audio distribution and FOH mixer for a new multi-format theatre

09/08/2011 Kids' TV Gets Own Version Of BBC iPlayer
The BBC has launched a new version of BBC iPlayer for TV - tageted at children. For the first time, BBC iPlayer on TV is personalised, specifically designed for the living room, and easy to use. The

09/08/2011 McClellen Is New smartclip Boss
A leading European video advertising company, smartclip, has announced the appointment of Patrick McClellen as Global Chief Technology Officer. Patrick will be responsible for a team of people in sma