Broadcast News Archive for December, 2012
06/12/2012 Digital TV Labs Develops OIPF Test Suite
The Open IPTV Forum has commissioned Digital TV Labs to develop a test suite and associated test harness to enable the certification of OIPF-conformant IPTV, OTT and hybrid devices. The Open IPTV Fo

06/12/2012 Facilis Introduces TerraBlock v5.7
Shared storage provider Facilis Technology has unveiled TerraBlock v5.7 and introduced SyncBlock – the company’s new line of archive, backup and synchronization packages qualified for direct attachmen

06/12/2012 Gefen Celebrates New Product Releases
Gefen has announced products designed for broadcast applications using 3GSDI. The 3GSDI Audio Embedder selects up to four independent AES/EBU digital audio streams and embeds them into the 3GSDI ou

06/12/2012 Haivision Gains ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Certifications
Haivision, advanced video networking and IP video distribution solutions provider, has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certification for the

06/12/2012 QSC Place High-Output Installation Loudspeaker Line On The Market
QSC Audio Products has launched the AcousticPerformance line of professional, two-way, full-range loudspeakers, ideal for a variety of installed sound reinforcement applications which require higher

06/12/2012 Softel Discuss The Future of Second Screen Technology At TVoT NYC
Softel has announced that its CEO, Sam Pemberton will take part in a panel discussion focused on the future of the second screen technology at the TVoT NYC Intensive on December 10, 2012. Taking pla

06/12/2012 Sound Devices Updates Warranty Extension
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, announces it has changed its warranty policy from one to two years for both parts and labour. This retroactive change

06/12/2012 SYSTRANLinks Simplifies Website Localisation
SYSTRAN has launched SYSTRANLinks, an online service which makes website translation faster, easier and more cost-effective than current solutions. SYSTRANLinks is now live and available for use by

05/12/2012 Actus Digital Are Top Of The Class
Actus Digital, a developer of web-based media monitoring, content repurposing and verification solutions for broadcasters and media-driven organizations, has signed a deal with the Interdisciplinary C

05/12/2012 Big Sensor Cameras, Is This The Future For All Production?
By Cinematographer Alister Chapman Those of you that read my blog ( or follow the general production world trends on

05/12/2012 China Film Group Places Major Barco Order
Barco is supplying 800 digital cinema projectors to the China Film Group (CFG), which is leading the digitalization process for cinemas in China. To support this process, CFG will purchase a large q

05/12/2012 Giggle 'Tell Their Story'
Steve Garret, Giggle MD, trained as a theatre director in London before moving across to digital as an editor. He quickly discovered a love for animation whilst working for motion capture company Au

05/12/2012 HSL Supplies Lighting for S4C TV Shows
HSL has supplied nearly 300 moving and LED lightsources and over 100 generics to a series of Welsh language channel S4C Light Entertainment programmes recorded in a 10 day block at Studio 1 of the NEP

05/12/2012 PlayBox Technology Increases Presence in Turkey
PlayBox Technology presented its latest solutions and developments to a wide group of broadcasters at an open day event at the beginning of November. Those attending included professionals from vari

05/12/2012 Rascular Expands Helm Integration
Rascular, PC-based multi-device control supplier, has announced the expansion of its integration of the company’s control and monitoring technology Helm with Harmonic’s Spectrum ChannelPort integrated

05/12/2012 Rede Bahia Selects WASP3D Augmented Reality
Brazil based regional News and Infotainment TV channel Rede Bahia has installed WASP3D’s virtual set solution and touch screen based interactive presentation tool, WASPi Mimosa as a part of its HD stu

05/12/2012 Zest4.TV Upgrades OB Intercom For Maximum Flexibility
Portable production specialist Zest4.TV has unlocked its communications with the purchase of a Trilogy Orator intercom. This new addition enhances production efficiency for the company in two ways:

04/12/2012 AKM Music Xmas Sale
AKM Music are having a Christmas sale. "It's time for our wonderful Christmas Sale and a chance to stock up on some great new music ready for those productions in 2013, " said Anthony McTiffen of AKM

04/12/2012 Cache-A V3.1 Offers Enhanced LTFS Capabilities
Cache-A Corporation has released its powerful v3.1 software that dramatically boosts the productivity of LTO-5 tape archiving. The new v3.1 release includes significantly enhanced LTFS capabilities

04/12/2012 Camberwell Studios Christmas Opening Times
Christmas is rapidly approaching. This year Camberwell Studios will be closed from Monday 24th December until January 1st 2013, re-opening on Wednesday 2nd. Before then they have some studio slots if

04/12/2012 Grass Valley Opens Solutions Centre
Grass Valley has opened a state-of-the-art Solutions Centre in its new offices in Boulogne. This is part of the company’s strategy of engaging more closely with its customers. The office, which incl

04/12/2012 PlayBox Technology Hits The Big Screen
A universal playout and graphics server provided by PlayBox Technology was used to feed DSP cinema projectors with daily programmes during the Green Fest in Belgrade. The event took place 14-16 Novemb

04/12/2012 Porch Digital Help Preserve Denmark's Film Heritage
Front Porch Digital, the global leader in content storage management (CSM) solutions, today announced that the Danish Film Institute (DFI) has purchased a SAMMAsolo G4 HD single-stream migration solut

04/12/2012 Post-Olympic End Of Year Sale For Bexel
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, will host a year-end, bicoastal sale of its post-Olympics and demo equipment

04/12/2012 Riedel Communications Celebrates 25th Birthday
Riedel Communications, provider of real-time networks for video, audio and communications, has celebrated its 25th anniversary on its premises in Wuppertal. More than 1,400 guests from the broadcas