Broadcast News Archive for December, 2013
17/12/2013 BSC Expo Dates Announced
SCS Exhibitions Ltd. and The British Society of Cinematographers have confirmed dates for the 2014 BSC Expo. Rob Saunders of SCS Exhibitions Ltd. commented: "We are very excited to finally announce t

17/12/2013 DPA Mics Teams With Riverside Company
DPA Microphones has joined joining forces with The Riverside Company, a private equity firm that focuses on acquiring strong and growing businesses. "DPA is already a very successful and profitable

17/12/2013 IT: The Backbone Of Any Broadcast Facility (Pt. 1)
Customised software: George Jarrett sets out to identify the 'added value' that systems integrators offer to clients as SOA, virtualisation, cloud computing and UHD start to influence design submis

17/12/2013 IT: The Backbone Of Any Broadcast Facility (Pt. 2)
Continued from Pt. 1... "As part of any proposals we are now making, we include options for a cloud-based solution. TSL itself could offer a rental deal for cloud services in the way that mu

17/12/2013 Radio France Selects Clear-Com
Clear-Com has announced that Radio France recently selected its Eclipse HX and FreeSpeak intercom systems for production communication in the newly-renovated Maison de la Radio broadcast building in P

17/12/2013 Systems Integration In The New World Of IT
By Richard Welsh, SMPTE Governor for Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Central & South America Region and CEO at Sundog Media Toolkit Systems integration has become a complicated undertaki

17/12/2013 Wohler Appoints EMEA RadiantGrid Sales Exec.
Wohler Technologies has appointed Liam Connors as senior sales executive in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) for the company's RadiantGrid business line. From Wohler's offices in London, Mr

16/12/2013 BFI Restores Classic Christmas Ghost Story
The earliest cinematic adaptation of a Christmas ghost story has been newly-restored by the British Film Institute (BFI), as part its GOTHIC: The Dark Heart Of Film project. "The BFI today reveals th

16/12/2013 Film London Appointment To Attract Inward Investment
Film London has appointed David Shepheard to manage the promotion of London as a production destination to attract inward investment, joining the Inward Investment and Business Development team, heade

16/12/2013 HARMAN's Studer Serves Up 'Haute Cuisine'
Audiopole, the French distributor for HARMAN's Studer, has supplied the country's first Vista 5 M3 to audiovisual technical services provider Euro Media. The solution forms the hub of a technical pac

16/12/2013 Navigation Films Invests In Facilis TerraBlock
Since its debut in 2010, Navigation Films has handled several prominent projects for oil and gas companies, airlines, corporations, government agencies and documentary filmmakers from its base in the

16/12/2013 Prism Sound Launches Free Webinars
UK-based test equipment manufacturers Prism Sound have launched a new, free webinar series - Audio Design Workshop: Bitesize. "The Bitesize series delves deeper into the audio engineering and measure

16/12/2013 RTS Supplies 20th MTV EMAs
On 10 November this year, RTS provided intercom and audio systems to the OB trucks capturing the 20th MTV Europe Music Awards at Amsterdam's Ziggo Dome. For the first time, Hilversum-based broadcasti

16/12/2013 Sennheiser Builds 'Invisible Cities'
Invisible Cities, the world's first large-scale opera for wireless headphones, completed its run at Los Angeles' Union Station last month. At the heart of the production was Sennheiser's new Digital 

16/12/2013 Stardom Storage Announces New Enclosure
Stardom Storage from Polar Graphics has recently introduced a new large capacity compact storage enclosure. The DT8-U5 is compatible with 6TB SATA/SAS hard drives of various brands. When used with a

16/12/2013 Turismo De Lisboa Launches New TV Campaign
Turismo de Lisboa, the tourism body responsible for promoting the Portuguese capital, has launched a television campaign to attract more visitors from Europe. 'Lisbon, Unique City. Lisbon, City of Li

16/12/2013 XL Gets Arty At The Guggenheim
XL Video was asked to build an LED monolith on the ground floor of New York’s iconic Guggenheim Museum for a special set by electronic music pioneer Richie Hawtin as part of a fundraiser hosted by the

13/12/2013 Loh Humm Invests In Sennheiser 9000 Series
Sennheiser’s 9000 Series digital wireless system is proving a real winner in theatre sound design where absolutely silent operation is critical. After a highly successful trial run on the West End pro

13/12/2013 Sachtler Ace L Provides New Support
When Rob Kaczmark of Spirit Juice Studios takes on a new assignment, he knows that two things will remain consistent: a tight budget and limited time. "Being from Chicago, we have to fly a lot of equi

13/12/2013 TC Electronic's UpCon Hi-res Audio Upconverter
TC Electronic, a leading developer and manufacturer of professional broadcast audio equipment, introduced UpCon – a combined and uncompromising upconversion and downmix processor in a single, high-den

13/12/2013 TTNET Turkey Adds Channels With Channel-in-a-Box Systems
TTNET, the largest internet service provider in Turkey, has chosen a broadcast playout system from PlayBox Technology for four high-definition live sports channels at its Esentepe transmission centre

13/12/2013 XL Video Supplies LED for 'Eros Snow Globe'
With London enjoying the busiest time of the year during the Christmas and New Year period, Westminster City Council have taken the decision to install a giant ‘snow globe’ to protect the Shaftesbury

12/12/2013 ABS Chosen For Southeast Asian Games
Systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has been selected as the premier AV technology provider for the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) for the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) G

12/12/2013 Call For Film Hub London Membership
Film London is calling for membership for Film Hub London. A new network of film exhibitors, the Hub aims to "expand the film culture offer in the capital and boost audiences," as part of the BFI Fil

12/12/2013 Camera Corps Closes Another Successful Year
As the industry looks towards the coming year, Camera Corps has reported an "outstandingly successful 2013" as a manufacturer and provider of broadcast support services. "Second-screen devices are r