Broadcast News Archive for March, 2012
30/03/2012 'Avatar' Faces Titanic Challenge To Remain Number One
With 'The Titanic' set to be re-released in 3D next month, Paddy Power are now taking bets on whether the 1997 disaster movie will reclaim the No.1 slot on the all time box office list. Having been k

30/03/2012 A Pointless Achievement For Robe LEDWash 600s
Robe LEDWash 600 moving lights were used by lighting designer Tom Kinane to highlight the set of the latest series of the BBC’s popular quiz show "Pointless", recorded in Studio 8 of the BBC TV Centre

30/03/2012 APRS Publish 'The Great British Recording Studios'
The APRS has announced the start of an important new project in collaboration with veteran music journalist, Howard Massey, which will result in the publication of a book entitled The Great British Re

30/03/2012 Chyron Extends BlueNet Workflow With MediaMaker
Chyron today announced that MediaMaker, a turnkey solution that seamlessly integrates Chyron graphics with file-based workflows, is now available and shipping. This new addition to Chyron's CAMIO ne

30/03/2012 DNF Controls Announces Tally Manager
DNF Controls today announced Tally Manager, a tally management application of the Flex Control Network, DNF's modular platform of professional, IP-based machine controllers. Tally Manager gives broadc

30/03/2012 Snell Launches Kahuna 360 Compact
At the 2012 NAB Show, Snell will introduce the Kahuna 360 Compact, a smaller-frame version of the company's Kahuna 360 video switcher, and one that is ideal for live production environments. Offerin

30/03/2012 Soundfirm Makes Breakthrough Into DI With SGO Mistika
Renowned Australian feature sound mixing and editing facility, Soundfirm has invested in a Mistika 2K finishing system with advanced DI colour grading and stereo 3D options from SGO's Australasian Res

30/03/2012 Vinten Radamec To Launch Next Generation Heads At NAB 2012
The FH-145 and FHR-145 pan and tilt heads will be shown alongside the recently released FHR-35 and will demonstrate Vinten Radamec’s latest technological advancements by incorporating the company's ne

29/03/2012 Animator Scoops Best Film At National Student Awards
An Animation graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at Farnham has won Best Film at the prestigious Screentest Film Festival. Bexie Bush won the overall prize at the National Studen

29/03/2012 Chyron Launches 'Engage' Second Screen And Social TV Platform
Chyron have introduced its new Engage platform designed for integrating second screen, social media, and social TV data into live TV broadcasts. Making these popular technologies available through e

29/03/2012 MEDIA BROADCAST Launches DVB-S2 Transmission Platform On Astra 23.5° East
MEDIA BROADCAST, Europe's leading full service provider for the broadcast and media sector, launched a DVB-S2 transmission platform on Astra 23.5° East (Astra 3B). The platform enables the efficient

29/03/2012 My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Goes Stateside
The trailer has been released for the US Version of channel 4 hit series My Big fat Gypsy Wedding. TLC promises to takes viewers on a journey into the lives of America's Gypsy and Traveller communiti

29/03/2012 No Rest For Sleepy Disks With Disksomnia 3.0 From Digital Heaven
Digital Heaven today announced the release of Disksomnia 3.0, the popular utility that stops disks from going to sleep. Waiting for disks to wake up can be a frustrating experience for graphic desig

29/03/2012 Pixel Power Brings New Gallium Automation To NAB 2012
Pixel Power, the leading innovator and supplier of broadcast playout solutions with integrated graphics, has today announced plans for NAB 2012 that include a showcase of its new ChannelMaster integra

29/03/2012 The Spanish Cinema Academy Honours SGO Mistika
The Spanish Cinema Academy has rewarded SGO with the Segundo de Chomón Award 2012 for its significant contribution to the film industry with Mistika's highly advanced technology. The Segundo de Chom

29/03/2012 Ukraine's Zeonbud Rolls Out DVB-T2
Harris Corporation's Selenio media convergence platform is helping Zeonbud launch its national DVB-T2 broadcast network in the Ukraine. Harris' Selenio is a turnkey DVB-T2 video headend solution fo

28/03/2012 Beatles Director Receives BFI Fellowship
Veteran British film director Richard Lester has received a Fellowship from the British Film Institute (BFI). Lester, who directed the Beatles films A Hard Day's Night and Help! in the 1960s, was pre

28/03/2012 IABM Launch New Broadcast Workflow Course
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) Training Academy has launched a new course titled "Broadcast Technology Workflows — The Fundamentals." Scheduled for May 9-10 in Re

28/03/2012 Intercom Goes Real-Time Ethernet With Riedel
Riedel Communications, one of the leading manufacturers of real-time networks for video, audio and communications, has premiered a suite of AVB products for the Artist digital matrix intercom platform

28/03/2012 NAB Launch For I-MOVIX Streaming Ultra-SLow Motion system
At the 2012 NAB Show, I-MOVIX will launch X10, the industry's first continuously streaming ultra-slow motion system. Pioneering a new kind of "always-on" live ultra-slow motion, the X10 delivers gro

28/03/2012 SGO Mistika Leads Innovation With New Performance & Advanced Tools
SGO will present dynamic range of powerful Mistika DI and stereo 3D workflow solutions and systems at NAB 2012. Mistika provides a complete suite of features including timeline-based editing, confor

28/03/2012 Signiant And Dalet Digital Media Systems Announce Technology Partnership
Signiant, a provider of intelligent file movement software for the media and entertainment industry, and Dalet, a leading developer of media asset management (MAM) and news solutions, have announced t

28/03/2012 Snell To Announce Enhancements To Its ICE Channel-In-A-Box
At the 2012 NAB Show, Snell will announce enhancements to its ICE channel-in-a-box and Morpheus automation systems that further extend their functionality. Each solution boasts an even wider range o

28/03/2012 Telecast Fiber Systems Announces Terrapin
Telecast Fiber Systems has announced the launch of the Terrapin FTR-D6, a 3Gb/s fiber optic video transceiver that also incorporates a six-output distribution amplifier. With four modes of operation

27/03/2012 Critics Indifferent To ITV’s Titanic
ITV 1’s latest drama, Titanic, has received tepid reviews from critics following the first episode. The four-part drama, which coincides with the centenary of the liner’s sinking, has been branded as