Broadcast News Archive for March, 2012
27/03/2012 Eyeheight CanalettoMDi To Take The Field In 2012 Grand National
SIS LIVE, an outside broadcast and uplink service provider, and product design specialist, has chosen an Eyeheight canalettoMDi multistandard colour corrector for use during coverage of the 2012 Grand

27/03/2012 Film-Makers Welcome During Olympics
A UK film and media agency has launched an online initiative in a bid to make sure that unrelated film production continues during the Olympics and the Paralympic Games. Film London has announced tha

27/03/2012 NAB Sees US Debut Of Autoscript’s Prompting Solutions
Autoscript is set to present a full range of end-to-end prompting solutions at NAB 2012, with systems designed to fit all budgets and production needs. Products on show will include the US debut of

27/03/2012 Polecam Sells 400th Rig – To Chris Evans' UMTV
UK broadcast equipment business Polecam has marked a milestone this month – selling its 400th camera crane system to DJ Chris Evans’ UMTV. Evans’ company bought Polecam Starter Pack PLUS worth £6,000

27/03/2012 Positive Outlook For 3D?
As doubts about the future of 3D have emerged the 3D Storytelling Conference at London’s Ravensbourne College revealed a wealth of positive attitudes about the industry. Some said that 3D’s days as a

27/03/2012 Raft Of New Products Set For UK Debut
Around 2000 professionals from the North of England's entertainment and installation technology communities have registered to attend PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012, taking place at the Royal Armouries in Le

27/03/2012 Robe Takes Frankfurt By The Balls
Robe lighting enjoyed its busiest and best Prolight+Sound exhibition (in Frankfurt) to date …. with a record number of deals closed, plus a phenomenal interest in its progressive, forward thinking ROB

26/03/2012 Camera Corps To Unveil Fiber-optic Link At NAB
Camera Corps, the world leader in providing robotic camera systems and supporting services for live television and coverage of major sports events, will introduce the BC550 compact fiber-optic link to

26/03/2012 Cel-Soft To Launch New Version Of Cel-Scope3D
Cel-Soft has chosen NAB 2012 as the launch platform for the version 2.00 of its award-winning Cel-Scope 3D stereoscopic analyser. The company is exhibiting on Booth C6016 in partnership with its USA d

26/03/2012 Copyright Laws Stifle Creative Innovation
The UK's current copyright laws are being blamed for stifling innovation and growth in the creative sector. In letter signed by big names like Google's Dan Cobley and university heads it is noted tha

26/03/2012 Film Streaming To Replace DVDs?
For the first time, film streaming via the internet is to overtake traditional home viewing via DVD and Blu-ray discs, so claim the experts. Dan Cryan, Senior Principal Analyst at IHS Screen Digest c

26/03/2012 Gary Oldman Named Best Actor By Empire
British actor Gary Oldman has been named best actor, despite missing out on a Bafta and an Oscar earlier in the year. The actor won the accolade for his portrayal of George Smiley in Tinker Tailor So

26/03/2012 Nominations For BVA Awards Unveiled
The British Video Association (BVA) Awards are set to return to the Old Billingsgate venue this year with a 'Best of British' theme. Lavinia Carey, Director General of the British Video Association s

26/03/2012 Shine International Selects JCA As UK Vendor
JCA, the London-based digital specialist has announced a partnership with Shine International, the sales and distribution arm of Shine Group. The deal will see JCA provide Shine International with s

26/03/2012 Volunteers Must Not Replace Paid Workers At Olympics, Say BECTU
BBC looks set to stick with a volunteer scheme, as a way of covering the 2012 Olympics, despite criticism that technical and highly skilled broadcasters will be working for free. Talks have taken pla

23/03/2012 Betty White To Be Inducted Into NAB Hall Of Fame
Film and television legend Betty White is to be included in the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during this year's show. The actress has a career which spans 60 years during which she has brought to li

23/03/2012 Camera Corps To Introduce 3G-capable Fiber-Optic Link For Q-Ball
Camera Corps, a provider of robotic camera systems and supporting services for live television and coverage of major sports events, will introduce the BC550 compact fiber-optic link to the US market a

23/03/2012 Chariots Of Fire Set For Olympic Re-Release
British film, Chariots of Fire, is to be given a cinematic re-release to coincide with this summer's London Olympics. Fox hopes to cash in on Olympic fever by re-releasing the British film which wo

23/03/2012 Film Agency Invests In Three New Films
The Film Agency for Wales is backing three new features with £460,000 in funding: Isabel Coixet’s Panda Eyes, Duane Hopkins’ Bypass, and Dominic Murphy’s Cassy and Jude. Fox Internatio

23/03/2012 in2connect Discuss The Role Of Broadcast Connectors
Bob Hart, Managing Director, In2Connect UK Ltd Broadcast applications from the simplest hand held kit to a fully blown flyaway or OB vehicle have carried the world's best loved I/O connectors

23/03/2012 Light Illusion Unveil New Colour Management Solution
UK based colour management specialist Light Illusion have announced a new version of their colour management system LightSpace CMS. Whether on-set, within DI grading operations, visual effect facili

23/03/2012 Petrol Bag To Showcase New Audio, DSLR And Monitor Bags
Petrol Bags have announced that they will showcase a diverse range of new camera and audio equipment at the 2012 NAB Show this April. New for Audio Petrol Bags premieres four new products for

23/03/2012 Quantel To Reveal 'Radical' Solutions At NAB
At NAB 2012, Quantel will be presenting what they are describing as extraordinary products that will revolutionise the industry. They will be unveiling two new software architectures - one for broadc

23/03/2012 Redundant MADI I/O – Just What the Broadcaster Ordered
Another two new products from German MADI developer and manufacturer DirectOut Technologies have been launched at Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt. The ANDIAMO 2, developed to meet requests from broadcast

23/03/2012 Wohler To Unveil New Audio Monitor
Wohler Technologies have announced the release of the AMP1-16M dual-input SDI audio monitor, engineered to enable high-performance monitoring of embedded audio in 3G/HD or SD-SDI streams. The compact