Broadcast News Archive for April, 2012
26/04/2012 Telestream Expands European Operations To Support Business Growth
Telestream, provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, has announced the forming of Telestream GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Telestream, Inc., to support long-term business growth in E

25/04/2012 Autoscript Launch EPIC At NAB
Autoscript has launched the Enhanced Prompting Information Centre (EPIC - patent pending), an all-in-one prompter display and on-air talent monitor that vastly simplifies studio equipment and enables

25/04/2012 Christie's IMB Smooths Transition To HFR And 3D Projection Standards
Christie have introduced the Christie IMB, an integrated media block solution that seamlessly converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment to all of Christie’

25/04/2012 Grass Valley Offer Broadcasters Olympic Support
Ready to roll up its sleeves and get busy in London, Grass Valley has announced the availability of its comprehensive QuickFix Service Program to support broadcasters and production teams needing tech

25/04/2012 HARMAN’s Studer Continues UK Broadcast Academy Training Sessions
Studer is continuing its well-received Studer Broadcast Academy program with training sessions for its Vista and OnAir digital mixing consoles. The free, half-day seminars will be held on May 10, Ju

25/04/2012 HHB Supplies Audio Equipment For New Sky Studios
Audio equipment supplier, HHB Communications Ltd. was chosen by Sky to provide audio equipment for the broadcaster’s multimillion pound new production facility, Sky Studios, based in Isleworth, West L

25/04/2012 NAB Increases In Size By 10%
The National Association of Broadcasters today released preliminary figures for the 2012 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media event covering filmed entertainment and the development, managem

25/04/2012 Orad's New TD Control Wins Best Of Show At NAB
Orad has announced that its new video box production solution, TD Control, received the prestigious 2012 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award during the NAB 2012 exhibition. Designed for

25/04/2012 Pinewood Opens New 30,000sq/ft Stage
The Pinewood Studios Group has officially unveiled a new stage. The Richard Attenborough Stage, is 30,000 sq ft and has been purpose-built to serve the needs of both film and television production.

24/04/2012 C5 and XS2TheWorld Create The First 360o Dual-Screen Mobile And TV Broadcast
Last week television history was made by broadcasting the world's first 360 degree dual-screen viewing experience simultaneously on television, mobile and iPad. XS2 worked in partnership with Channel

24/04/2012 Christie Renew Cannes Partnership
Christie, who provide digital projection solutions for the film industry,have announced the renewal of its partnership with the organising body of the Cannes International Film Festival for another th

24/04/2012 Playbox Launch New Products
PlayBox Technology have launched new products and presented the latest developments of its world-leading Channel-in-a-Box technology at NAB 2012. Adding to the power of this well-established and glob

24/04/2012 Polecam Launches IndieGS2K Camera
The Polecam booth at NAB saw the launch of IndieCam’s keenly-awaited IndieGS2K – a miniature 2/3 inch CMOS camera with global shutter. The camera combines the highest possible image quality with supe

24/04/2012 Production Wizard Appoint New CEO
Production Wizard have appointed Max Moore as CEO. Moore joins from AdJug, where he was part of the founding management team, successfully pioneering the ad-exchange business model and delivering bill

24/04/2012 Sky Remains Movie Leader, Say Ofcom
Sky's grip on the UK movie market remains tight despite competition from Netflix and LoveFilm. According to UK regulator, Ofcom, Sky still holds the rights to the most attractive and most recent mov

24/04/2012 Visual Unity Expands Into Africa
Leading international system integrator and multiscreen platform provider Visual Unity has entered into a joint venture with Telemedia Africa to establish Visual Unity Africa. The company, based in

24/04/2012 Winsted Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award
Control room furniture manufacturer Winsted Limited is celebrating winning a coveted Queens Award for Enterprise. Winsted’s success follows its exceptional achievement in the International Trade cat

23/04/2012 Allen & Heath Wins Queen's Award For Enterprise
Pro audio mixer manufacturer, Allen & Heath, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The honour has been granted for the company’s outstanding achievement

23/04/2012 Buckingham Palace Gets Video Projection Makeover
London, UK based The Projection Studio, headed by visual artist Ross Ashton, designed and created the record-breaking video artwork featuring 32 animated mosaic portraits of HM The Queen that is being

23/04/2012 Disney Boss Quits After Big Budget Losses
Disney boss, Rich Ross, has quit after the film John Carter became one of the company's biggest flops. Ross, the head of Disney film-making studio resigned as chairman on Friday a month after it was

23/04/2012 Matrox Expands Product Line
At the 2012 NAB Show, Matrox Video Products Group introduced a new multiviewer, ideal for OB vans, on-set productions, and live events. "This is a new product category for Matrox," said Alberto Cieri

23/04/2012 Plasa Focus 2012 Marked As Success
Not even the rain could dampen the enthusiasm at the Royal Armouries this week as PLASA Focus: Leeds 2012 opened its doors for two days of unparalleled access to the newest and most innovative product

23/04/2012 Sony Showcase Innovations At NAB
Sony Creative Software have announced new innovative audio and video editing tools for professionals set for release this summer. The latest additions to the Sony Creative Software product line incl

23/04/2012 Star Wars Revisits Elstree For Empire Day
On Saturday May 5th, for one day only, Star Wars returns to Elstree Studios for Elstree Empire Day. Gary Kurtz, producer of the first two Star Wars films, is reuniting members of the original cast a

23/04/2012 Thomson Video Strikes Up Partnership With Junger
Thomson Video Networks has announced a strategic partnership with Junger Audio that will bring Junger's renowned audio loudness technology to the ViBE encoding platform. With sophisticated handling