Broadcast News Archive for August, 2012
24/08/2012 Diversity Arena Tour Takes Expert Input From HSL
A UK lighting and visuals provider has been on tour with street dance sensation Diversity. HSL provided lighting, LED screen, rigging and Kinesys automation system for the dance troupe’s first major

24/08/2012 LG Launches World's Largest 4K TV
An 84-inch, 4K TV screen has been released and is being described as the world's largest ultra-definition TV. LG Electronics released the screen, which offers 8m pixels per frame - that's four times

24/08/2012 Sony Closes Liverpool Games Studio
The loss-making Japanese electronics company Sony Entertainment is closing one of the UK's oldest video game studios after a review of operations. It comes as the company plans to reduce its workforc

24/08/2012 Streaming Website Placed In Growth List
A streaming website has been named as one of America's fastest-growing private companies and was ranked among the top 50 media companies on the list. iStreamPlanet credited "significant year-over-yea

24/08/2012 The Sound Of Game Of Thrones
Emmy-nominated production sound mixer Ronan Hill is on set in Belfast for the third season of Game Of Thrones, HBO's fantasy epic adapted from the novels A Song of Ice and Fire. Mr Hill is using dig

23/08/2012 Audiophiles Can Control Lighting Now Too With Soundcraft Si
Audio giant Harman's Soundcraft believes its new mixers stand out from the digital audio console crowd. The Soundcraft Si Performer range includes DMX functionality, allowing users to control lightin

23/08/2012 Get The Party Started With Pixled's LED Dancefloor Tiles
LED design brand Pixled has a new flooring tile project to show at the PLASA 2012 exhibition in Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London on September 9-12. The F-10 i/o tile product at the PLASA 2012

23/08/2012 Left Bank Pictures Latest Indie To Be Bought Over By Sony
Television giant Sony is to take over the UK independent production company Left Bank Pictures, in a deal that values the indie at £40m. A majority stake of the company will be sold to Sony Pictures

23/08/2012 New Downlink Transmitter Improves Broadcasts From News Helicopters
The perennial and unique problem of ensuring reliable broadcast from news helicopters was given a boost today when Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), part of the Vitec Group, unveiled a new

23/08/2012 New Improved ICE Channel-In-A-Box
Digital media innovator Snell will showcase version 3.0 of its ICE Channel-in-a-Box at IBC2012. Version 3.0 is newly enhanced with added features and integrated functionality that extend the solution

23/08/2012 Online-Video Boom Sends Industry Figures To Istanbul Event In October
Figures from the OTT content broadcasting industry are heading east this October for the TV Connect EurAsia East Europe 2012 conference and exhibition. A flurry of new services are coming to market i

23/08/2012 XL Events Adds Futuristic Look To Film Premiere
XL Events, working with Premier PR, supplied LED for the London premiere of ‘Total Recall’ starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel. Premier PR designed a “red carpet” experience to c

22/08/2012 'Next-Generation' Camera Robotics On Show At IBC2012
Vinten Radamec, part of Vitec Videocom, will showcase "next-generation" fusion robotics at IBC this year. The company's expanding camera robotics range is based on new ICE (Intelligent Control Engine

22/08/2012 Australian Stamp Of Approval On AmberFin iCR
The Premium Movie Partnership in Australia has adopted the new AmberFin iCR File Player at its Showtime Movie Channel content preparation facility in Fox Studios Entertainment Quarter, Sydney. The PM

22/08/2012 BVE North Stand Space Selling Fast
Event organisers in Manchester are congratulating themselves on expanding exhibition space at BVE North, as 68 exhibitors are already booked in well ahead of schedule. The event, for production, post

22/08/2012 Creative Skillset Seeking Industry Expertise
Creative Skillset is putting out a final call for the expertise of film and TV professionals to help map the skills needed to get in and get on in the industry for the new set of National Occupational

22/08/2012 Digital TV Labs Offer Full Support On Launch Of HbbTV Test Suite
Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, has today announced its full support for the official release of the HbbTV Test Suite via its advan

22/08/2012 DTV Monitoring Solution To Be Launched At IBC
At IBC2012, the Mediaroom edition of end-to-end DTV Monitoring Solution will be launched by Agama Technologies. The video service quality assurance expert, based in Linköping, Sweden, revealed it has

22/08/2012 New Production Manager For Southern Region Of Creative England
Creative England is expanding its presence in the South of England, recruiting a new member of its Locations and Production Services team to cover the southern region. Rebecca Snook joined the team

22/08/2012 Real Sex Scenes For Lars Von Trier Film
Shia LaBeouf is set to shoot 'real' sex scenes for his latest project The Nymphomaniac. Working for Danish director Lars Von Trier he and his co-stars including Nicole Kidman, Charlotte Gainsbourg a

22/08/2012 Thunderbolt And Cocktails At IBC
Sonnet Technologies of California is to showcase its Thunderbolt-compatible I/O solutions at the fifth annual CPUG SuperMeet in Amsterdam while IBC2012 is ongoing. The SuperMeet, organised by the Cre

22/08/2012 Vinten Radamec To Launch Ice Technology
Vinten Radamec, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, will be showing its next-generation fusion robotics, incorporating the company's new ICE (Intelligent Control Engineering) technology at

21/08/2012 AJA Io XT Embraces Live Broadcast And Post For Action Sports
AJA Io XT has fuelled live broadcast and post for action sports productions. Action Sports Productions (ASP) has specialized in live broadcast and post production services for action sports, music an

21/08/2012 AKG Microphones Help Spread The Word
A classical music radio station which also broadcasts live regular services from St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria, reaches its audiences with the help of HARMAN’s AKG microphones. Radio S

21/08/2012 Anton/Bauer To Highlight Portable Power Solutions At BIRTV 2012
Anton/Bauer, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film