Broadcast News Archive for April, 2012
18/04/2012 SeeSense CS-Mount Meets Market Demands
SeeSense has proved that a CS-mount version of the Toshiba IK-HR1S camera is what their market demands. SeeSense CEO Nigel Paine said:"Sales of our IK-HR1P camera have been tenfold that of the standa

18/04/2012 Sonnet Now Shipping SxS Memory Card Reader
Sonnet Technologies has announced that the Echo ExpressCard Thunderbolt Adapter, which enables the use of many Sonnet ExpressCard/34 cards with computers equipped with a Thunderbolt port — including t

18/04/2012 Technicolor UK Takes On Top Talent
Technicolor have improved their UK operations with the appointment of seasoned talent Greg Barrett and Mitch Mitchell to two key roles, based in Soho and Pinewood. Greg Barrett has been appointed Di

17/04/2012 Avid Announces New Multi-Platform Distribution Solution For Video
Avid has announced the debut of a new Multi-platform Distribution (MPD) solution to address the demands of viewers who are driving requirements for multi-screen media consumption. With content incre

17/04/2012 BAFTA Announce Craft Award Nominations
BBC One's adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens has been named the leading nominee for the Bafta TV Craft Awards, which honour behind-the-scenes programme-makers. Birdsong, Downton Abbe

17/04/2012 Blackmagic Launch Sub 13 Stop, 2.5k Camera
Blackmagic Design have launched a sub $3k 13 Stop, 2.5k Camera at this year's NAB show in Vegas. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera is a new super wide 13 stop dynamic range, 2.5K image sensor camera with

17/04/2012 Chrisite Host Higher Frame Rate Summit
Christie hosted a high frame rate (HFR) Summit on Thursday, 12th April at Christie’s worldwide centre for engineering, research and development in Kitchener, Ontario, touring cinema-industry luminarie

17/04/2012 Matrox Unveils Quad SDI-to-HDMI Multiviewer
Matrox Video Products Group has introduced Matrox MicroQuad, a four-channel SDI-to-HDMI multiviewer for under $1,000. The small easy-to-use device lets users monitor up to four SDI inputs on a single

17/04/2012 Polecam Showcase New Mini Mirror Rig At NAB
Brand new at Polecam’s booth (C5340) for NAB is the Mini Mirror Rig – designed specifically for shooting 3D with miniature cameras such as the Toshiba IK-HD1 and the new Indiecam GS2K. The Mini Mirro

17/04/2012 Vinten Display Robotic Heads with ICE Technology At NAB
Vinten has unveiled its brand new next generation of fusion robotics incorporating the company’s new ICE technology at this year’s NAB2012 event. Visitors attending the prestigious three day broadcas

17/04/2012 Vislink Roll Out New Video Collection And Distribution Solution
Vislink is showcasing its V-Net end-to-end video surveillance solutions at NAB 2012. V-Net is a streamlined solution which integrates mobile, fixed and covert intelligence assets into a seamless flo

17/04/2012 Will Hunt's Plans For Local TV Be Challenged?
Government's local TV plans have been dealt a major blow as the Guardian Media Group (GMG) announced it is to close Manchester television station Channel M. Operating on a severely reduced basis sinc

17/04/2012 Wohler Acquires RadiantGrid Technologies
Wohler Technologies has announced its acquisition of RadiantGrid Technologies, the developer of transcoding, transformation, and New Media Automation service platforms. The RadiantGrid software plat

16/04/2012 A 'Qu4ntum' Leap In Caption & Subtitle Preparation
Screen is at NAB again this year but this time they return with the ground-breaking subtitle preparation solution WinCAPS Qu4ntum. NAB 2012 will be Screen’s first US exhibition since its acquisition

16/04/2012 Avid Debuts New Solutions At NAB
Avid have announced the largest showcase of integrated media production technology the company has ever presented at NAB. Avid is featuring completely new and upgraded solutions for advanced asset-b

16/04/2012 BBC To Air UK's First Scripted 3D Project
The BBC is developing British TV’s first 3D comedy drama as part of a two-year trial. No details about the programme are known, but it is aimed for broadcast early next year and will be the first lon

16/04/2012 Chyron's Shout Takes Twitter Feeds Live To Air
Chyron has announced the launch of Shout, a stand-alone software application that enables broadcasters to bring social media commentary into their live broadcasts quickly and easily. Shout gives one

16/04/2012 Quantel Show Major Advances For QTube At NAB
Global media workflow technology has taken a giant leap forward as Quantel shows major advances for its revolutionary QTube global media workflow technology at NAB 2012. The new advances enable users

16/04/2012 Tektronix Expands Its Award-Winning Waveform Monitor Line
Tektronix has today announced the availability of the portable WFM2200 waveform monitor, the latest addition to the company’s industry-leading line of waveform monitors and rasterizers. The WFM2200

16/04/2012 Tim Roth To Head Up Awards Panel At Cannes
Reservoir Dogs actor, Tim Roth, is set to pick out new and emerging talent at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The 50-year-old British actor, whose credits include Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and

16/04/2012 VISLINK Launches “LiveGear” At NAB 2012
Vislink has launched, LiveGear, a new family of IP-centric products to its broadcast portfolio of wireless communication solutions. The LiveGear AirStream provides the power of an ENG news van in a c

16/04/2012 Vitec Unveils Focus FS-P250 Proxy Recorder
Vitec, a supplier of advanced video solutions, has today unveiled enhanced P2 production workflow with the introduction of the Focus FS-P250 Proxy Recorder. The Focus FS-P250 Proxy Recorder records

16/04/2012 What's New For Cinegy At NAB 2012
Cinegy has announced the launch of two new product versions and one new product at NAB 2012 for Media Asset Management and Archive, IT-based Broadcast Playout & Automation with Channel Branding and Mu

13/04/2012 Anton/Bauer Unveils On-Site Maintenance Program
Anton/Bauer is getting set to roll out its new Customer Support On-Site Maintenance Program this year at NAB. The lighting and power systems provider said the new program will make onsite inventory m

13/04/2012 Avid Offers 80% Discount On Symphony 6
Avid is offering an 80% discount on its editing, grading and mastering suite Symphony to Avid Media Composer and Apple Final Cut Pro users. This offer is designed to provide a way for Final Cut Pro,