Broadcast News Archive for October, 2012
31/10/2012 Avid Live Shows At dock10
by Keith Marshall, media manager at dock10 Since launching in January 2011, we’ve overseen more than 700 hours of production – all of which have taken advantage of our highly advanced producti

31/10/2012 Cloud Computing – The Hype, The Problems, The Dangers And The Doubts
No media cloud on the immediate horizon: George Jarrett talks to industry contacts about the problems that have to be resolved before broadcasters and post houses will trust the cloud Back in

31/10/2012 Disney Acquires Lucasfilm For $4.05 bn
The Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm Ltd. in a $4.05 billion stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas. Under the terms of the agr

31/10/2012 Fusion Returns In Spades!
David Skeggs, workflow designer at root6 casts a look at the recent re-introduction of a high-end compositing tool to the Avid finishing scene. Having first been exposed to Eyeon Fusion almost

31/10/2012 HERO3 Cameras Go Global
GoPro has announced the global availability of its new line of next generation HERO3 cameras. Debuted earlier this month to global media, the HERO3 is now shipping worldwide and is available in thre

31/10/2012 Jigsaw 24 -Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Workflow
By Liz Sunter Cinema Camera test pilots Den Lennie of F-Stop Academy and Hangman Studios' James Tonkin agreed to share their thoughts on Blackmagic Design's camera. In this part, they tackle t

31/10/2012 Jigsaw 24 -Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Workflow -Part 2
So where does the Cinema Camera belong? James: I believe the BMCC has a natural place in high end film, commercial and music shoots. Its only limitations for me at present are a lack of higher

31/10/2012 Prinz PI And Sachtler Ace Bring Hallo Music To Life
Prinz PI, famous for singles like "Gib dem Affen Zucker" (“Give the monkey some sugar”) and "Königin von Kreuzberg" (“Queen of Kreuzberg”), describes himself as the best German theme rapper. This su

31/10/2012 Viewsat Grows With PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology has supplied two playout channels to ViewSat. This brings the total of PlayBox Technology channels operating at ViewSat to 25 and continues a long relationship between the two com

31/10/2012 Vizrt Powers US Election
On November 6th when results from the United States Presidential election race come pouring in, nearly 90 percent of the world will be watching live video and graphic tabulations produced with Vizrt e

30/10/2012 Avid and Soho Editors Offer Free Training
Avid and Soho Editors Training today announced it will host the Avid Learning Event, a day of free seminars and training workshops on Avid’s flagship suite of audio and video solutions – Media Compose

30/10/2012 Dune HD Partners Qarva
Dune HD has announced a new partnership with Qarva designed to enhance the IPTV experience. The integration of Qarva’s FastSwitch technology into Dune HD’s digital media players and set-top boxes wi

30/10/2012 Hu Nan TV Chooses Litepanels For All LED Lit Studios
The second largest Chinese television network, Hu Nan TV, has recently completed an upgrade to its TV facility in Chang Sha City, Hu Nan Province, which includes three all-LED studio installations usi

30/10/2012 Jigsaw24 - Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Camera
Jigsaw24 - Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Camera - Part 1 By Liz Sunter While we've not been shy about getting grabby with the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera - we got

30/10/2012 Jigsaw24 - Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Camera - Part 2
Jigsaw24 - Working With The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera: The Camera - Part 2 By Liz Sunter The Micro 4/3" Cinema Camera At IBC, Blackmagic Design announced that they were also goi

30/10/2012 New Business Development Manager For Marquis
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced the new appointment of Ben Miles as the Company’s new business development manager. Miles, who has

30/10/2012 Oxygen DCT Launches Oozie
Oxygen DCT has launched Oozie. Is it a quad split or a multiviewer? The answer is that Oxygen DCT's clever new product is both, providing multiviewer functionality at quad split pricing. The Oozie

30/10/2012 Qatar Telecom Chooses Mariner xVu
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) has selected Mariner's multiple award-winning IP video service oriented monitoring solution, Mariner xVu. The latest version of Mariner xVu is specifically designed for integra

30/10/2012 Seven Network Brisbane Adds Quantel QTube For Multi-Site Workflows
One of Australia's free-to-air broadcaster has purchased a major upgrade to its Quantel Enterprise sQ fast-turnaround production system for its Brisbane operation, adding V5 software and Quantel's glo

30/10/2012 Sonnet Technologies Confirms Windows 8 Compatibility
Sonnet Technologies has completed testing of its broad range of computer cards, professional media readers, and storage systems, and confirmed them to be Windows 8-compatible. In other words, all of

29/10/2012 ATG Announces Canary Wharf Studio
ATG Broadcast has announced the completion of an insert studio at the London offices of a US-based global financial service. Located at the organisation's premises in Canary Wharf, the studio allows

29/10/2012 Cinesite Appoints Animation Director
Cinesite has announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins from Double Negative where he was head of animation and supervised

29/10/2012 DPA Microphones Get The Magic Touch
Denmark’s Fredericia Theatre has announced it will be using an extensive selection of DPA microphones to capture the audio for a musical production of the Disney classic Aladdin. All cast members are

29/10/2012 HARMAN's Studer To Host Open House Recording Session
On Friday, November 9, HARMAN's Studer is hosting a Studer Broadcast Academy and open house recording session at Colorado Sound Recording Studios in Westminster, Colorado. From 9 am to 12 pm, Studer

29/10/2012 Leica Geosystems And Critigen Enter Formal Partnership
Leica Geosystems and Critigen have entered into a formal partnership to meet increased demand for improved Asset Collection and Management solutions. Many organisations are now placing Geographic In