Broadcast News Archive for April, 2012
13/04/2012 Camera Corps To Introduce Compact SMPTE 3K Remote Link at NAB 2012
Camera Corps' new SMPTE 3K Remote Link, to be introduced at NAB 2012 in Las Vegas, allows any remotely controlled system in the company's product range to be operated over long distance via SMPTE 3K-s

13/04/2012 Game of Thrones Returns To UK
Hit US show, Game of Thrones, is to return to Northern Ireland to film its third season. After months of speculation HBO - the American company behind the smash programme - confirmed that it has rene

13/04/2012 Harman’s Studer To Show Axia Livewire AoIP Card At NAB
Harman's Studer is to show its commitment to integration of the Livewire AoIP standard at NAB. The firm will use the trade show as a platform for the first showing of the D21m interface card that may

13/04/2012 IBC Announces Its 2012 Leaders' Summit
IBC have revealed that this year's Leader's Summit will be on the theme of 'Smart Connections'. The IBC Leaders’ Summit is an exclusive invitation-only event designed specifically to cater for the ne

13/04/2012 Playbox Expands Noorsat's Playout
PlayBox Technology has completed the supply and installation of 15 new playout channels for the fast growing satellite service provider, Noorsat. Noorsat is a long-term PlayBox customer and this lat

13/04/2012 PreSonus Releases Studio One Free
PreSonus is now shipping Studio One Free, a new entry-level version of its popular DAW for Mac and Windows. Intended for beginners who don’t yet need the advanced features in Studio One Artist, Prod

13/04/2012 Sony To Shed 10,000 Staff
Electronics firm, Sony, are set to cut 10,000 staff in a major re-organisation bid. According to the BBC Sony's Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said that the cuts would affect 6% of the firms global work

13/04/2012 UK Prepares For Final Digital Switchovers
The UK-wide digital switch-over is nearing completion and an information campaign to help people switch over to digital TV is being launched. The digital TV switchover is the process of turning off t

12/04/2012 BBC Start The Search For Next Director General
The BBC has started its search for a new Director General(DG) following confirmation that the current Director General will stand down after the Olympics, later this year. The BBC Trust has formally

12/04/2012 Creative England Hosts Nationwide Networking Nights
Creative England is planning a nationwide programme of networking evenings for professionals in film, TV and digital media, which will take in seven regional hubs in seven months. Manchester will be

12/04/2012 Hamlet Innovates In Test And Measurement At NAB2012
Hamlet is set to focus its NAB2012 presence on the latest developments in everyday tools for content producers who want to get it right first time. Centre stage will be the latest developments to th

12/04/2012 Matrox Releases Support For Final Cut Pro X 10.0.4 Broadcast Monitoring
Matrox Video Products Group have rolled out a software update for the entire range of Matrox MXO2 I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX card that finalizes broadcast monitoring support with Apple’s Fi

12/04/2012 Onsight Colour Grades Attenborough's Documentary With Mistika
ONSIGHT has chose SGO Mistika's colour grading and 3D toolsets throughout the entire post production of Atlantic Productions' second David Attenborough 3D natural history documentary titled The Bachel

12/04/2012 Prompting Contract Awarded To Autocue
Autocue has been awarded the contract to provide all teleprompting and support services for the BBC's news operations in London and Scotland. The contract runs for three years, with the option to ex

12/04/2012 Sonifex Discuss The Role Of The Broadcast Commentator Unit This Summer
Sports Commentary by Marcus Brooke, Managing Director, Sonifex Ltd With the end of the rugby and football seasons within kicking distance and the run up to the Olympics in full swing (sporting puns,

12/04/2012 Sony Reinforces Their Live Production Camera Line-Up
Sony has announced the latest additions to its highly successful range of live production solutions from the HDC-2500 family, the HDC-2000 and the HDC-2550. Both products integrate easily into any

12/04/2012 The Big Interview: Wohler
This month Regional Film and Video caught up with Wohler’s Chief Marketing Officer, Don Bird. He gave us a run down on how it all began for them and looked ahead to what they hope the future will bri

12/04/2012 Vitec Snap Up Camera Corps
In a multi-million pound deal the Vitec Group has shook hands and acquired U.K.-based Camera Corps, the maker of the Q-Ball. The TV camera company, whose specialist equipment is used at everything f

11/04/2012 Autocue Launches Support For Avid And Apple Editing
Teleprompter, newsroom and video server specialist Autocue is using NAB 2012 as the platform for the global launch of new "v3 firmware" for its range of multi-format SD/HD ingest, storage and playout

11/04/2012 Can Broadcasters Keep Pace With New Media Connectivity?
AmberFin has made a call for new focus on multi-platform delivery workflows, industry-wide training and knowledge sharing programs. This year more than any other, NAB is a showcase of the latest tech

11/04/2012 HHB Supplies Audio Equipment For New Sky Studio
Broadcast audio equipment supplier, HHB Communications was chosen by Sky to provide audio equipment for the broadcaster’s multimillion pound new production facility, Sky Studios, based in Isleworth, W

11/04/2012 JVC Unveil World's First Handheld 4K Camcorder
JVC Professional Europe is showing the new GY-HMQ10, the world’s first handheld 4K camcorder, at the NAB show. The camcorder captures, records and plays video images at four times the resolution of

11/04/2012 Matrox Expands Product Line To Include Multiviewers
At the 2012 NAB Show, Matrox Video Products Group is set to introduce a new multiviewer, ideal for OB vans, on-set productions, and live events. "This is a new product category for Matrox," said Alb

11/04/2012 Sky To Invest In British Film
Broadcaster BSkyB has announced a "multi-million pound" project to fund British-made movies. The UK pay TV operator has committed to making additional investment in British film production, producin

11/04/2012 Sonifex To Show Dolby E Encoder & Decoder Redboxes At NAB
With NAB just around the corner Sonifex have revealed that they are showing on booth C2739 the Redbox range of video embedders and de-embedders which include Dolby E decode and encode processing. St