Broadcast News Archive for January, 2012
06/01/2012 Three New Faces On BBC Board
Fresh appointments have been made to the BBC Executive Board. With the approval of the BBC Trust, the BBC has confirmed the appointment of three non-executive directors of the BBC Executive Board.

06/01/2012 Tiffen Reveal New 3D/HD Rig
A new rig specifically designed with the broadcast and television industry in mind has been unveiled with the promise of being 'lighter' and 'faster'. Tiffen International Ltd. has launched the Stead

05/01/2012 ATG Broadcast Reveal BVE Focus
Providers of integrated systems for broadcasters and programme makers are set to showcase products that claim to help alleviate many of the challenges emerging in the rapidly advancing Broadcast indus

05/01/2012 Calls Made For 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

05/01/2012 Cel-Soft Expand With New Software
Cel-Soft has announced a major new addition to its suite of quality-control and monitoring software. Designed to run on a standard desktop PC or workstation, Reel-Check Solo-QC enables a complete set

05/01/2012 Eyeheight To Launch Stereoscopic 3D Video Legaliser
Eyeheight has chosen BVE 2012 as the UK launch venue for the world’s first dual-channel stereoscopic 3D video legaliser. The LE-3D was developed in co-operation with one of London's leading broadcast

05/01/2012 Jody Eldred Lights Auto Interiors With Litepanels
Litepannels have squeezed inside a new car with an award winning cameraman and director for their latest job. To light the auto interiors and related interviews for content about a new KIA hybrid veh

05/01/2012 New Phases At MediaCityUK Revealed
New plans have been released, which if approved, will see significant additions to the area which is now home to BBC North, ITV, Coronation Street, the University of Salford and a host of commercial o

05/01/2012 The Look Dominates British Drama With Quantel Pablo
Soho, London is the heart of post-production for independent film and television, with many of the post houses located there battling for the opportunity to work on some of the world's top films, TV p

05/01/2012 UK Online TV Viewing Habits Plateau
According to recent figures the growth of UK Online TV viewing is beginning to slow. The broadcasting industry's audience measurement body, Barb revealed that almost 15% of respondents to Barb's bian

05/01/2012 UKTV Enjoy Highest Ratings Ever In 2011
UKTV have claimed that they have received their highest rating year in 2011 boosted by increased viewers over Christmas. Year-end ratings have confirmed 2011 as UKTV’s highest performing year on reco

05/01/2012 Welsh Film Talent Receive Boost
Welsh film writers and producers are to benefit as the Film Agency for Wales invest in film talent. Over £250k has already been invested by the Film Agency for Wales in 23 documentaries, emotional th

04/01/2012 BVE Previews Revealed
With the latest installment of the Broadcast Video Expo just around the corner companies are getting ready to showcase their best products. TSL Professional Products will display and demonstrate equi

04/01/2012 Christmas Provides Boost For Video Sales
A surge in Christmas video sales, boosted by British talent, has brought 2011 to a more cheerful end. Physical video entertainment sales in December were up 8.4% in value to £473.3 million on the sam

04/01/2012 Digital Rapids Uncover New Software Release
Digital Rapids has announced the release of version 3.7 of the Digital Rapids Stream software for the StreamZ, StreamZHD and Flux encoding and live streaming solutions. New features in Stream 3.7 inc

04/01/2012 Markertek Unveil 'Game Changing' Solution
A new network bonding solution, which claims to liberate on-location video transmission over cellular networks from the confines of high cost commitments and bulky equipment rigs, has been revealed.

04/01/2012 Octica Supports Canon EOS C300
Following the introduction of the new Canon EOS C300 a leading camera accessory distributor has offered support with accessories, they claim, will make the optimum shooting kit. Octica Professional w

04/01/2012 Primera To Show New Disc Publisher At BVE
Primera Technology, a leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, is presenting its new DP-4051 Disc Publisher at Broadcast Video Expo (BVE). This new model delivers the same industry

04/01/2012 Public Support Indie Production Studios
The nominations for the National Television Awards have uncovered public support for UK independent production companies. The Awards' 54 nominees in 14 categories are voted for by the public and indi

04/01/2012 Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 Announce Call for Submissions
Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012 has opened for submissions for their 14th celebration of everything short. Recognised internationally as a leading showcase of short films and renowned for its champi

04/01/2012 Screen Subtitling Expands Portfolio
Screen Subtitling Systems known for its work with captioning and subtitling systems, is moving with the times expanding its portfolio to include a connected TV solution. Having only recently acquired

04/01/2012 Yentob Joins Board Of BBC Studios And Post
BBC's creative director, Alan Yentob, is joining the board of BBC Studios and Post Production as a non-executive director. A commercial subsidiary of the BBC, the company offers world-class studios,

03/01/2012 Akamai Acquire Cotendo
A leading cloud platform has bought over an innovator of cloud-based acceleration technologies in a bid mitigate the challenges of operating in a 'hyperconnected' world. Akamai Technologies and Coten

03/01/2012 BBC Cuts Will Rock UK Economy
Cuts proposed to the BBC are set to cost the UK economy between ₤1.1bn and ₤1.7bn a year at 2011 prices. This is according to recent research carried out by the National Union of Journali

03/01/2012 HHB Delivers Recording Studio To New Academy
A supplier of professional audio technology has equipped a new state funded creative, digital and performing arts school with a new recording studio. HHB Communications supplied Birmingham Ormiston A