Broadcast News Archive for April, 2012
11/04/2012 Sony Introduces New XDCAM Camcorder
Sony is set to introduce the full-featured yet light and compact PMW-100 handheld camcorder. The PMW-100 joins the ever popular XDCAM HD422 line-up – making it the smallest and lightest camcorder in

11/04/2012 The Minefield Of Camera Accessories
When it comes to camera accessories there are just hundreds of ‘add ons’ that claim to make the cameraman’s job a little easier. From tripods and grips to what to keep all of it in it, let us be ho

11/04/2012 Vislink Takes On The Sporting World
With the Summer Games just around the corner Vislink have told us a little about the technical challenges facing the industry and how they are placed to tackle them. With a professional pedigree stee

05/04/2012 Aeta Reveal APP For Professional Audio Recording
With apps available for almost everything these days, it won't come as too much of a surprise that AETA, manufacturer of the audio codecs Scoopy+ and Scoop 4+, has developed eScoop, an app for profess

05/04/2012 dB Broadcast Appoint Dave Allister
dB Broadcast, the Cambridge based systems integrator, has added further expertise to its in-house engineering team with the arrival of Dave Allister. With over 50 full-time staff, dB Broadcast is one

05/04/2012 DVS Showcase 3D Enhancements For Clipster At NAB
DVS is getting set to showcase its flagship product Clipster packed with an extended stereoscopic features set at this year's NAB show in Vegas. Along with support for mezzanine formats, Clipster pr

05/04/2012 Harman's JBL Professional Earns MIPA Award
Harman JBL Professional have earned a 2012 MIPA Award in the PA System category at the Prolight & Sound show in Frankfurt for the JBL VTX Line Array Series. Since its introduction in January, the VTX

05/04/2012 James Murdoch Quits As BSkyB Chairman
James Murdoch has stepped down as the chairman of Sky in a bid to minimise the fall-out from the scandals which are affecting News Corp. The post was the last major role held in Britain by James Mur

05/04/2012 Junger Audio Reveal The Easy Way To Monitor Loudness
It's good news week if you've got or are considering Jünger's T*AP, D*AP or C8086+ for processing loudness with Level Magic 2 loudness control. You know that loudness is being controlled with no brea

05/04/2012 Olympics Get Technologically 'Connected'
The London 2012 Games are fast approaching and it would seem that they aim to be the most technologically connected possible- however some still have their worries. It is thought that press and broad

05/04/2012 Sennheiser 'Wanted' By Boy Band
The Wanted’s 2012 UK Arena tour drew to a close in Dublin at the beginning of March and notched up another success for the boys. Audio requirements for the tour were supplied by Canegreen and SSE Audi

05/04/2012 Sky To Launch British Movie Channel?
Sky is set to take on BBC Films and Channel 4's Film4 in a bid to establish itself as the home of original British film. The broadcaster, it is believed, will pledge tens of millions to buying Britis

05/04/2012 Sony Unveil New Palm-Sized NXCAM HD Camcorder
Sony is giving video professionals enhanced operational freedom with the HXR-NX30E high-definition camcorder, a palm-size addition to Sony’s NXCAM line-up. The new model uses Sony’s Balanced Optical

04/04/2012 BBC To Offer Olympic Streams On TV
The BBC will make 24 Live HD streams of the Olympics available to its satellite and cable providers. This means that viewers will be able to watch every Olympic sport live for the duration of the gam

04/04/2012 Digitaline Purchase Mistika HD And DI Post Production System
Based in the centre of Paris, cutting-edge visual effects post house Digitaline, has stepped up its colour grading capabilities, by purchasing a Mistika HD and DI post production system. Digitaline'

04/04/2012 Eyeheight Introduces World’s First 3D Video Legalizer
The world’s first dual-channel 3D video legalizer, Eyeheight’s LE-3D, is to make its US market debut at the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas. Developed in co-operatio

04/04/2012 HHB’s New Mogami Ethernet Cable Sets A New Standard
HHB Communications has announced the release of the new Mogami 3306 Ethernet cable drums, specifically designed for demanding mobile applications. Available in 25, 50 and 100 metre lengths, the new M

04/04/2012 Petrol Bags Protect DSLR Package For Conservation Documentaries
When Bristlecone Media partners Jonah Matthewson and Ryan Christensen gear up for a documentary shoot focusing on wild land conservation, they need their field equipment of a Canon D5 Mark II and a So

04/04/2012 Sonnet Technology To Debut The New DIT Station Rogue At NAB
Sonnet Technologies has announced the debut of the new DIT Station Rogue, an ultra-portable and compact on-set data management and playback workstation featuring Sonnet's advanced Thunderbolt expansio

04/04/2012 Sony Expands NXCAM Line With New Slow-Mo Camcorder
Sony is pushing the creative boundaries once more with the new NEX-FS700 Full-HD Super Slow Motion camcorder, the latest in Sony’s line-up of NXCAM interchangeable E-mount camcorders. The new Super

04/04/2012 Tedial Unveils Support For Closed Captioning and Workflow
Tedial, the leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM), Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) and Business Process Management (BPM) software has unveiled key enhancements to its workflow optimis

04/04/2012 TSL To Roll Out Audio Monitoring Solution At NAB
TSL Professional Products, manufacturer of hardware and software audio monitoring, tally and power management products for the broadcast industry, will introduce its new Touchmix Pilot Desktop Remote

04/04/2012 Vinten To Launch New Vision blue5 At NAB2012
Vinten is set to showcase its brand new Vision blue5 pan and tilt head and tripod system for the first time at this year’s NAB2012 from 16-19 April, on stand C6029. The new Vision blue5 has the same

03/04/2012 Chello DMC To Playout ShortsTV
Chello DMC has been selected by Shorts HD to provide playout and content management services for the channel, as well as representation services in the Netherlands and Flanders. Shorts will be launc

03/04/2012 Creative England Expands Its Presence
Creative England is expanding its presence in the East of England, adding two new posts that will be based at Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire. The jobs will focus on delivering a locations and produ