Broadcast News Archive for April, 2013
19/04/2013 Alpha Grip Debut Scorpio Arm At Aintree
Alpha Grip debuted their new Alpha Scorpio Arm at this year's Grand National at Aintree. Alpha Grip's new Alpha Scorpio Arm is a specialist camera tracking vehicle, usually found on blockbuster film

19/04/2013 Broadcast Pix Receives 'STAR' Award
Broadcast Pix™ has announced its new Flint integrated production system received the 2013 STAR Award, presented by the editorial staff of TV Technology magazine, at last week's NAB Show. Flint delive

19/04/2013 Camera Store Skquattro Used On The Voice
A Skquattro pedestal from The Camera Store (TCS) formed the basis for creative new shooting techniques during production of The Voice UK in early April. Blind auditions for the second series were shot

19/04/2013 Duran Audio Announces 2013 Training Events
Duran Audio BV used its position at ProLight + Sound, Frankfurt, to announce the 2013 schedule for AXYS® Acoustic Modelling & Product Training Events. Duran Audio offers free training on not only its

19/04/2013 Eyeheight Legaliser Wins Pick Hit NAB Award
Eyeheight's new LE-2M-K full-featured logging legaliser (model LEGAL-6 in the Americas) has received a Pick Hit award from the US-based magazine Broadcast Engineering. The award was made during NAB 2

19/04/2013 Leader Instruments Hat-Trick Awards At NAB
Leader Instruments Corporation has reported two awards at the NAB 2013 show for its new LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor. An additional award was won by UK-based co-exhibitor Eyeh

19/04/2013 Sennheiser On Tour With Emeli Sandé
Singer/songwriter Emeli Sandé has recently added extra shows to her UK tour, meaning the seven-date run has doubled in number. Promoting a Special Edition release of her debut album Our Version of Ev

19/04/2013 Signiant Software Inspires Arqiva System
Signiant, provider of intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, has announced that leading broadcast media services company Arqiva established a new content ingest and delivery s

19/04/2013 SIS Live Covers Lady Thatcher's Funeral
National and international broadcasters turned to SIS LIVE on Wednesday to provide live coverage of the funeral procession of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Baroness Thatcher was given a ce

19/04/2013 Vinten Vector Chosen For 'Baby Daddy'
Veteran DoP Paul Maibaum, ASC, has chosen four Vinten Vector fluid heads and Vinten pedestals for his new ABC Family comedy, Baby Daddy. This multi-camera series follows three single guys living as r

18/04/2013 AmberFin And Venera Announce Co-Op
At NAB 2013, a new merger was announced by AmberFin and New Delhi-based Venera Technologies, which will see a co-operative development project to extend the reach of AmberFin’s Unified Quality Control

18/04/2013 BBC Launches New Apprentice Scheme
The BBC is to launch a new technology and engineering apprentice scheme to address a critical technology skills shortage in the broadcast sector. The BBC Technology Apprenticeship aims to produce 100

18/04/2013 Berlin Editor Uses AJA T-TAP™ For HD Monitoring
For over 14 years, Berlin-based editor Knut Hake has lent his expertise to internationally renowned film, commercial and television productions such as the Emmy Award-winning German TV series Berlin,

18/04/2013 Festival Launches In The Town With No Cinema
As film-festival season begins across Europe, one town in West Cork, Ireland, is planning a theatrical event with a difference - in that it has no cinema. Last night saw the launch of the Corona Fast

18/04/2013 Gefen Launches Daisy Chain HD
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen has launched its new Daisy Chain HD System, which creates a large infrastructure for wiring displays using CAT-5 cable. The system includes sender, split

18/04/2013 Harman's Studer Aids New Thai Road Radio
HARMAN’s Studer’s Bangkok-based distributor 101 Technology has supplied a compact Studer OnAir 1500 production desk for the Thai Government's new road management radio station. The government's Depar

18/04/2013 Hasboro Announces Deal With UK Clear Vision
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro Inc. has announced an extensive multi-territory deal with independent home entertainment label Clear Vision. The U.K.-based comp

18/04/2013 New Carpathian Tourist Series Confirmed
The Travel Channel is to work with the Romanian Tourist Board on a new mini-series, Wild Carpathia, which will be centred on the dramatic Carpathian Mountains. The idea has been inspired by an origin

18/04/2013 O'Connor Supports ARRI Cameras On 'Bones'
Cinematographer Gordon Lonsdale, cameraman on long-running Fox detective series bones, credits OConnor support for allowing his operators to work freely and flexibly on set. "Actually, I’ve been a bi

18/04/2013 Telecom Plus Conference Fitted By CPL
Live video providers Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) have supplied video design, equipment and crew – including widescreen projections, cameras and PPU – to Telecom Plus’s annual two-day sales confere

17/04/2013 AJA Celebrates NAB Product Awards
AJA Video Systems is celebrating the news that it won three 'Best of Show' awards at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference. AJA’s newly introduced ROI, Region of Interest

17/04/2013 Alexa XT And XR Modules Received Internationally
Following launch events in Los Angeles, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Beijing, Milan, Mumbai and London, the new ARRI ALEXA XT cameras (Extended Technology) and XR Modules (Extended Recording) have been rece

17/04/2013 BBC Appoints News Director
James Harding has been appointed as the new director of BBC News and Current Affairs. Mr Harding was previously editor at The Times from 2007 until 2012. He also held a number of international posts

17/04/2013 Harkness Launches 3D Simulation Tool
Harkness Screens has launched a new 3D simulation tool, the Digital Screen Modeller, for PC and Apple iOS. The Digital Screen Modeller is a 3D simulation tool that allows architects, engineers and ex

17/04/2013 Otto Nemenz Buys S-LOG2 For LV Rental Fleet
Hollywood-based Otto Nemenz International Inc. has purchased the new S-LOG2 option for its rental fleet of Leader LV5330 and LV5380 test instruments. Introduced at the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas, S-L