Broadcast News Archive for July, 2012
27/07/2012 PROVYS IBC 2012 Preview
At IBC2012, broadcast management specialist PROVYS is showing the latest developments and features of its systems on stand 2.B49, Amsterdam RAI. These not only include new features and modules, but al

27/07/2012 Rize USA Announces Trio Of UK Commissions For BBC Two And Channel 4

Rize USA, the new London and LA based company led by Sheldon Lazarus, has won three series and one off documentaries for BBC Two and Channel 4: Confessions of a Wedding Planner (3x60’),

26/07/2012 Blackmagic Design Releases Support for Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Blackmagic Design today released a series of new software updates for its products that adds full support for Apple’s new Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system. These software updates include s

26/07/2012 Facilis Rolls Out Terrablock 5.6 With Support For 3TB Drives
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, today announced the release of TerraBlock version 5.6 with support for 3TB drives. The new v

26/07/2012 ITV Announces Acquisition And Production Partnership
ITV plc have announced that it had acquired Norwegian production company Mediacircus and had joined forces with leading Israeli broadcaster Reshet to form a strategic development and production partne

26/07/2012 MultiDyne Introduce New HD-6000 and HD-6000-ONE CWDM Multiplexer
MultiDyne®, a leading provider of fiber optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, today introduced a powerful new pair of CWDM multiplexing solutions, the

26/07/2012 Sony Introduce New PMW-200 Handheld Camcorder
Sony today unveiled a new addition to its market leading XDCAM HD422 line-up – the PMW-200, the only handheld camcorder in its class equipped with three 1/2 -inch Exmor™ CMOS sensors and full HD 4:2:2

26/07/2012 Teenage Kicks: American Teens On Film At The IFI This August
The IFI presents Teenage Kicks: American Teens on Film, a season that traces teenagers on screen since they emerged as a distinct social group with the baby boomer generation. At first provoking a mor

25/07/2012 Camera Corps launches SIMPLY SMPTE
Camera Corps (part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company) has chosen IBC2012 for the European launch of its SIMPLY SMPTE compact remote camera link. Exhibited in prototype at NAB 2012 and now in p

25/07/2012 Eyeheight Cc-3d Stereoscopic Colour Corrector
Eyeheight's CC-3D, shown in prototype at BVE2012 and now in production, makes its IBC debut in Amsterdam, 7-11 September. Designed for use in broadcast content acquisition, post-production and playou

25/07/2012 Introducing StreamScope® RM-40 CALM DTV Loudness Monitor
Triveni Digital today launched its StreamScope® RM-40 CALM, an affordable DTV loudness monitor that remotely monitors, measures, records, and analyzes DTV streams in real time to ensure their complian

25/07/2012 Mariner Xvu™ Ensures Superior Qoe On Large Scale Networks
Mariner, a leading global provider of IP video solutions and technologies, today announced it will showcase the next generation of its award-winning IPTV service monitoring solution Mariner xVu™ at IB

25/07/2012 Paris Opéra Ballet Simulcast By Lighthouse Videoblades
In what was considered to be a cultural milestone, Lighthouse Technologies provided Chicago’s Jay Pritzker Pavillion in the city’s Millennium Park with its revolutionary VideoBlades™ LED video display

25/07/2012 Petrol Bags Rolling DigiSuite DSLR Camera Case
Petrol Bags, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, presents the new Rolling DigiSuite DSLR Camera Case. This carry-on size rollaway camera bag is designed especially for the DSLR shooter on t

24/07/2012 Blue Lucy Media Announces Associated Press Deployment
Blue Lucy Media (BLM) has announced the installation of its latest software services at the Associated Press, London, to enable the AP to meet HD fulfilment requirements for its global customer base.

24/07/2012 Grass Valley Presents Latest Production Innovations
At the Australian Broadcast Exhibition (August 7-9), at Sydney’s Manly Pacific Hotel in Manly NSW, Grass Valley™ will give attendees a hands-on look at its latest file-based technologies for live even

24/07/2012 LEDko Challenge: Countdown Running Now!
The countdown is now well and truly running to August 17th 2012, the final submission date for the White Light-Coemar LEDko Challenge - a chance to win a package of Coemar’s acclaimed, innovative, eff

24/07/2012 NUGEN Audio Launches LMB 1.4
NUGEN Audio, creator of intuitive tools for audio professionals, has expanded its range of groundbreaking loudness correction tools with the release of Loudness Management Batch (LMB) version 1.4. A c

24/07/2012 SatLink Communications Chooses Snell's Alchemist for Standards Conversion
Snell has announced that SatLink Communications, a leading provider of transmission solutions for video, audio and data, has purchased two Alchemist Ph.C-HD systems to facilitate its global distributi

24/07/2012 Thomson Video Networks New Quad-Channel Multistandard ViBE™ EM4000
Thomson Video Networks has launched a new quad-channel multistandard version of its ViBE™ EM4000 MPEG broadcast encoder, delivering another step up in efficiency for broadcasters seeking to deploy mor

23/07/2012 Autodesk To Acquire Socialcam
Socialcam will be sold to Autodesk Inc, a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, for a purchase price of approximately $60 Million. The popular mobile social video capture

23/07/2012 Dark Knight Doesn’t Rise As Predicted
The new Batman film 'The Dark Knight Rises' made $160m (£103m) at the US and Canadian box offices in its opening weekend, but has fallen short of industry predictions, reveals the BBC. While the bloc

23/07/2012 HHB Appointed UK Broadcast Dealer For DiGiCo Consoles
Professional audio technology specialists HHB Communications has been appointed by leading UK digital console manufacturer DiGiCo as its Broadcast Dealer in the UK and Ireland. DiGiCo's introduction

23/07/2012 New Volicon Products at IBC2012
Volicon have announced they will debut their Observer® 7.0 
Version 7.0 of Volicon's Observer® transport stream (TS) MPEG transport stream logging and monitoring system, and Observer® Scout logg

23/07/2012 St Martin's Courtyard Host Mini Film Festival
St Martin's Courtyard is proud to present Silent Cinema, transforming the courtyard into an open air movie theatre. A full sized cinema screen will pop-up for two days in August showing great movies