Broadcast News Archive for August, 2012
17/08/2012 Wowza Trials MPEG-DASH During The Olympics
Wowza Media Systems LLC has provided its Wowza Media Server software for the first live public trial of Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH) during the London Games. Wowza Media Server s

16/08/2012 A Record-Breaking Summer Of Sport
by Laurie Frost* Camera Corps specialises in sports television with a difference. Where outside broadcasters traditionally rely on high-magnification zoom lenses, we design and build specialit

16/08/2012 Allen & Health Set For PlASA Launch
Allen & Heath, British pro audio mixer manufacturer, are set to launch two new products at this year’s PLASA, as well as showcasing the recently released ZED60-10FX and ZED60-14FX, the GLD digital mix

16/08/2012 Evolutions Supports Editworks Venture
Evolutions, Full service post-production company, has concluded a deal that will see the creative and technical team from Editworks re-launch the long-standing Light Entertainment and Comedy facility

16/08/2012 Glasses-Free 3D Team Scoop IBC Conference Prize
IBC2012 Best Conference Paper has been awarded to researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications Heinrich Hertz Institute. Their paper looks at a critical issue for broadcasters wh

16/08/2012 Hitachi Ships New 3G SK-HD1200 Broadcast System Camera In Europe
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Europe has announced its new 16-bit SK-HD1200 1080P/3G production camera is shipping in Europe. The firm (placed at stand 11.E30) comes to IBC 2012 with news that its new 16

16/08/2012 KIT Digital Showcase VOD Store Solution At IBC2012
KIT digital will be demonstrating the latest version of its Video On Demand (VOD) Store solution at IBC2012 (Stand 1.D71, Amsterdam RAI, 7-11 September 2012). The video management software and servi

16/08/2012 Litepanels Unveils 1x1 LS At IBC 2012
Litepanels is set to showcase the 1x1 LS, the newest fixture in their 1x1 LED Panel Series, at IBC 2012 on booth 11.E55. "The location production market has seen significant growth in the last five y

16/08/2012 New Home For Playbox Technology
PlayBox Technology has relocated to moved to larger premises in Sofia, Bulgaria. The move that includes Research & Development as well as operational and warehousing facilities, follows strong sales

16/08/2012 Punch & Judy Gets Modern Makeover
Wags, Benefit Cheats and The Royals will feature in a modern day revamp of the Punch and Judy show as comedy channel Gold celebrate the 350th anniversary of seaside slapstick. Award winning comedy wr

16/08/2012 StreamPlanet IBC 2012 Preview
iStreamPlanet are set to showcase their portfolio of live and on demand streaming video services and solutions. Managed Broadcast Services iStreamPlanet's U.S. and London-based Broadcast Operatio

15/08/2012 AJA Ki Helps DJ Tiesto Fans Enjoy Concert
UK-based production company Second Sight Video has provided a recent brand experience event for SKODA UK. Second Sight Video used the AJA Ki Pro portable video recorder to deliver live and recorded c

15/08/2012 Colorfront Offers Express Dailies
The first customers for Colorfront Express Dailies have been announced as Technicolor, Deluxe and Light Iron Developer Colorfront is now shipping the high-performance on-set dailies system for commer

15/08/2012 Eyeheight Launch CC-3G Auto-Legalising Colour Corrector
Eyeheight the CC-3G to its range of auto-legalising colour correctors. Designed for use in digital cinema production, post and presentation as well as high-end television it is compatible with latest

15/08/2012 Harris Introduces Complete DAB Over IP Solutions
Harris has expanded low-power transmission options for radio broadcasters in Europe and Beyond. They will be at IBC 2012 (September 7-11, RAI Exhibition Center, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G20) with an new a

15/08/2012 IFI Stranger Than Fiction Count-Down Begins
The Special guest line-up for IFI Stranger Than Fiction has never been so exciting. The line-up includes the director of thrilling new U.S documentary The Imposter, the director of Very Extremely Dan

15/08/2012 Matthew Tushingham Scoops Young Technologist Award
Matthew Tushingham, Senior Broadcast Engineer, MediaCity Studios, has been awarded the RTS Young Technologist Award. The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and re

15/08/2012 New Sessions Added To PLASA Professional Development Programme
More sessions added to knock out programme of content have been added to the PLASA Professional Development Programme. A number of important additions to the London edition have been announced today.

15/08/2012 OASYS IBC Preview
OASYS are set to demonstrate new features and functions of its automated playout software on Stand 8.B38C at IBC 2012. Instant configuration changes will highlight the flexibility and versatility o

15/08/2012 Robe Has 'Blond Moment'
Robe MMX Spots have celebrated a 'blond moment' on Musiek Trivia TV Show. The South African technical production company Blond Productions supplied Robe ROBIN MMX Spots and 600E Beam moving lights to

15/08/2012 Trilogy Broadcast IBC Preview
At IBC2012 Trilogy Broadcast is launching a significant enhancement to its industry-leading Gemini IP intercom system. The provider of broadcast infrastructure and intercom technology's latest addit

14/08/2012 AmberFin Announce Media Ingest, Transcoding And Quality Control Solutions
AmberFin has announced the addition of cost-effective modules to open up small and medium sized enterprise market with targeted product development The firm will be at IBC 2012 on stand 7.J39. Ambe

14/08/2012 Arqiva Supports Asian HD Channel UK First
Arqiva will support South Asian broadcaster Star in the launch of the UK's first South Asian HD channel for BSkyB subscribers. The Star Plus HD Channel is set to be uplinked onto satellite capacity o

14/08/2012 Digital Vision Unveils Vintage Cloud Asset
A digitisation solution that will enable archive owners to preserve their film assets using a highly cost-effective end-to-end workflow, has been unveiled by Digital Vision. This includes all element

14/08/2012 Hawkeye DVB-T2 Set For IBC Launch
dB Broadcast are on track to launch the Hawkeye DVB-T2 monitoring receiver at IBC2012 in August 2012. The UK-based independent system integrator and product manufacturer is introducing the receive