Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
10/01/2012 IPS Announce Training Weekend
Details for a training weekend, which will focus on audio for outside broadcast and live music production, have been announced. The Institute of Professional Sound (IPS), formerly the Institute of Br

10/01/2012 Netflix Launch In UK
Film and television lovers are set for greater competition in the home market after the world's biggest Internet streaming service launched in the UK yesterday. US giant Netflix, a market-leading US

10/01/2012 New Scratch Lab 6.1 Rolled Out
It has been announced that a new version of Scratch Lab, a digital dailies tool, has hit the shelves. Assimilate, a provider of post-production tools for digital workflows, has shipped the 6.1 versio

10/01/2012 Oasys Reveal BVE Focus
Provider of playout systems, Oasys, who are celebrating 20 years in the business in 2012, are heading to the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo (BVE), with plans to showcase some equipment for the first ti

10/01/2012 Public Indifferent To 3D TV?
The decision by a French pay TV operator to axe its 3D channel after only 18 months is being hailed as another reflection that the world is not ready for 3D TV technology. Canal Plus pulled the plug

10/01/2012 SGO Expands With Appointment Of Reseller
SGO has announced the appointment of AArmadillo Inc. as its official reseller partner in North America for Mistika on-set, post production systems and workflow solutions. AArmadillo is a well-known

10/01/2012 Wise Buddah Secures German Radio Contract
Suppliers of original music for Radio, TV and Film,Wise Buddah, have secured a new contract, which will see them working with one of Germany’s largest commercial radio brands and continue their succes

10/01/2012 WTS Supplies TVUPack To IQRA TV
WTS Broadcast has supplied independent broadcaster IQRA TV with the TVUPack, a 3G/4G wireless mobile uplink solution from TVU Networks. The broadcaster purchased the two TVUPack transmitters to broad

09/01/2012 Autocue Outlines BVE Focus
Autocue has given Regional Film and Video the run down on what to expect from them at BVE London in 2012- with an emphasis on their new production and newsroom workflow solution. Autocue will showcas

09/01/2012 BECTU Western Freelance Offers Edit Training and the opportunity to speak to BBC Wales Drama Exec.
As part of the BECTU Western Freelancers (Wfl) AGM day on the 1st Feb 2012, to support the branch's micro event, Paul Hawke-Williams of Digital Media Training Ltd. and colleagues have agreed to do thr

09/01/2012 Dolby Screen Server Achieves DCI Compliance
Dolby Laboratories have announced that their new screen server has passed the Compliance Test Plan Version 1.1, as conducted by Keio University. The Dolby Screen Server DSS200 has been certified by t

09/01/2012 Image Systems Preview BVE Offering
Image Systems are getting set for the Broadcast Video Expo this February and have given Regional Film and Video a preview of what to expect at their stand next month. Image Systems’ Phoenix range of

09/01/2012 Pixled And Radiant Join Forces
In what is being hailed as a significant partnership a distributor and LED display manufacturer have joined forces to supply a range of products to Europe starting this month. PIXLED has been appoint

09/01/2012 Sennheiser UK To Show Monitors and Microphones At BVE
Following intense interest at BVE North, Sennheiser UK is set to take a comprehensive range of equipment to BVE London, being held from 14-16 February at London’s Earls Court 2. This includes Sennhei

09/01/2012 Sky Integrates Apps With Zeebox
Sky has announced a partnership, which it hopes, will see customers getting social as they watch TV using Sky mobile Apps. Sky is set to be the only TV platform in the UK to offer Zeebox integration

09/01/2012 UK Needs Tougher Piracy Laws
The Spanish government has approved tough new piracy laws: the US looks set to follow suit but the UK is dragging its heels. New legislation that could see websites deemed to be trading in pirated ma

09/01/2012 War Horse Receives Mixed Reviews
It is the day after the premiere of Steven Spielberg’s latest directorial pursuit and UK critics have split opinions over the war epic. War Horse premiered in London last night and Royals Prince Will

09/01/2012 Warner Bros. Number One UK Distributor
Recent figures have revealed the top UK and Irish distributors of 2011 as the UK box office crosses the £1bn mark for the third year running. Warner Bros. have secured the top spot for the second yea

06/01/2012 2012 Marks Digital Projection Takeover
With half of all cinema movies now produced in digital format, traditional film is in crisis: the world is saying goodbye to celluloid and welcoming digital. In 2012 Hollywood will wave farewell to 3

06/01/2012 Apple Considering Bid For Premier League TV Rights
According to recent reports Apple and Google are both bidding for Premier League TV rights. Apple and Google are pitching for the rights to stream Premier League matches via their television services

06/01/2012 Bedlam Productions Bags International Commission
Bedlam Productions, creators of the Academy-award winning film The King’s Speech are to produce a new feature length drama documentary about the Titanic. Titanic: Case Closed has been commissioned by

06/01/2012 New B'Cast Application To Aid Search And Rescue
A UK-based firm which specialises in wireless broadcast technology has developed an application which allows dogs to relay real-time video and audio back to their handlers. PAWS (an acronym for porta

06/01/2012 New Q-Ball To Make UK Debut
UK-based camera system provider is set to debut its latest weatherproof remote controlled camera to a UK audience at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in 2012. Camera Corps Ltd, who provide robotic came

06/01/2012 NTP To Unveil Audio Router At BVE
A highly innovative addition to NTP Technology’s range of digital audio routing and processing equipment will make its UK exhibition debut on stand B28 at Broadcast Video Expo 2012 in Earls Court, Lon

06/01/2012 Pec Introduce New Production Tools To UK
London based production equipment dealer PEC Video LTD will launch a number of brand new products to the UK at BVE with the promise to impress with design and pricing. Among the new products on s