Broadcast News Archive for April, 2013
17/04/2013 Pinewood Modernises With RTS
RTS has been at the heart of a recent modernisation programme at Pinewood Studios, which included upgrading its TV galleries and communications system. The UK studios have for decades been associated

17/04/2013 Pinewood Signs Chinese Joint Venture
Pinewood Studios Group has announced a new 50:50 Joint Venture Agreement with Seven Stars Media Limited, part of one of China’s leading private media groups. The new venture, to be called "Song Lin",

17/04/2013 Rival Cork Film Festival Announced
Two former organisers of Ireland's Cork Film Festival who were made redundant last month have announced the decision to set up a rival, independent festival of their own. Former Cork Film Festival ve

17/04/2013 RSA Cinema Deploys HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers
South African cinema chain Ster-Kinekor has recently deployed HARMAN’s JBL Professional cinema loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at its flagship Gateway Cinema in Durban. The system was unveiled in D

17/04/2013 Thuraya Extends GSM Coverage
Thuraya Telecommunications Company has announced it has extended its GSM roaming coverage to 11 additional countries across the Americas in partnership with telecommunications providers Claro and Tele

16/04/2013 ARRI Announces Master Anamorphic Lens Shipping
At last week's NAB Show in Las Vegas, ARRI announced the first three focal lengths (35 mm, 50 mm and 75 mm) of the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens series will start shipping in May. The MA50 recent

16/04/2013 ATG Broadcast Announces New Appointment
ATG Broadcast has announced the appointment of Charles Neil McCaw as Head of Solutions. In this capacity, Mr McCaw will be responsible for creating commercially and technically viable system proposal

16/04/2013 Atomos Announces Samurai Blade
Atomos, creator of the Ninja-2 and Samurai field recorders, along with the Connect converters, announced the Samurai Blade at NAB 2013 last week. "Atomos has now shipped a staggering 10,000 field rec

16/04/2013 Awesome Cool Exhibits: Vizrt At NAB 2013
Real-time 3D graphics and asset management providers Vizrt Ltd. are celebrating following news that the company has won the ACE Award for Best Large Island Booth from NAB Show. The ACE (Awesome Cool

16/04/2013 Capturing The Sounds Of Shanghai
Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Sennheiser have joined forces for Race Day at the Formula One Shanghai Grand Prix, kicking off the companies' collaboration for the 2013 racing season. Sennheiser has bee

16/04/2013 Clear-Com's Canadian Mobile Merger...
Eastlink, provider of cable TV, Internet and telephone services in Canada, has selected Canadian voice communication systems provider Clear-Com® intercoms for its all-HD mobile production vehicle HD-1

16/04/2013 Deca Petrol Bags Used On Czech Thriller
Autumn in the Czech Republic is damp and foggy, and the higher the altitude, the more piercing and rainy the climate becomes. At an old, remote mill 40 km (25 miles) away from Prague, sludge and mud a

16/04/2013 GLD Selected For Moscow Theatre Upgrade
Moscow’s renowned Durov Theatre recently upgraded its sound equipment selecting the new Allen & Heath GLD digital mixing system to manage FOH and monitors. Founded in 1912 by the great clown and anim

16/04/2013 HHB Mics Up UK Journalism Courses
HHB Communications Ltd. has been supplying British Universities with multiple Yellowtec iXm Digital Recording Microphones to support leading journalism programs. Staffordshire University, Sheffield H

16/04/2013 JBL Professional Introduces 4181 Subwoofer
At CinemaCon 2013, HARMAN’s JBL Professional has introduced the 4181 Cinema Subwoofer System, a soundtrack reproduction loudspeaker for basic cinema applications. The 4181 is a subwoofer system featu

15/04/2013 BFI Announces New Film Training
The British Film Institute has announced that new organisation Film Nation UK will deliver a film education programme for 5-19 year-olds from September 2013. Film Nation’s new programme, using funds

15/04/2013 CBC And Microsoft Announce Hockey Deal
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Microsoft Canada have announced a new collaboration which will see the development of new technology and distribution opportunities. With a focus on in

15/04/2013 Channel 4 Announces Senior Management Appointments
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has announced an upheaval of the senior management team, with new appointments taking immediate effect. Glyn Isherwood, currently Finance Director, has been appointed as Grou

15/04/2013 Claire Martin Chooses DPA d:facto II
DPA Microphones has announced news that acclaimed jazz singer Claire Martin OBE has adopted the company's new d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone. "It picks up all the colours in my voice and I can hear eve

15/04/2013 Harman's Studer Announces V5 Software
HARMAN's Studer took advantage of its position at NAB 2013 to showcase new V5 software for the OnAir console range. The move represents what the company is calling "a major software update that conti

15/04/2013 Ross Technology To Launch News Network
Herring Broadcasting has selected Ross Video technology for the launch of One America News Network; a new national news network based in San Diego that will debut across the US this summer. The new c

15/04/2013 RTS ADAM And OMNEO Announce Merger
RTS ADAM intercom matrix products and OMNEO professional media networking technology have announced a new merger at NAB 2013. The new RTS ADAM OMNEO interface cards develop the RTS ADAM intercom syst

15/04/2013 Shure ULX-D Patching From Yamaha CL
As of June 2013 it will become possible to perform discovery and patching operations for Shure ULX-D™ digital wireless system receivers such as the ULXD4D and ULXD4Q from Yamaha CL series consoles via

12/04/2013 AJA Announce Quantel Card Collaboration
AJA Video Systems announced at NAB that the new AJA Corvid Ultra OEM cards are supported on the Quantel® Pablo Rio. This is the first time that Quantel have offered operability with any video card ot

12/04/2013 Artel and Nevion Complete Interoperability Testing
Artel Video Systems and Nevion, suppliers of broadcast video and media transport, have announced the completion of interoperability testing demonstrating the compatibility of their equipment for trans