Broadcast News Archive for April, 2013
12/04/2013 BBC Appoints Head Of Music Television
The BBC has appointed Mark Cooper as Head of Music Television as part of plans to develop a radio and television music hub in central London. Mr Cooper will oversee a new combined department producin

12/04/2013 Clear-Com Releases Concert 2.7 Upgrade
Clear-Com®, global supplier of critical voice communications systems, announced Version 2.7 of its ConcertTM Intercom-over-IP Communications Solution (Concert v2.7) at the 2013 NAB Show. This latest

12/04/2013 Directors Battle For 'Zombie's Choice'
Amateur horror filmmakers are being encouraged to get creative with the macabre, as the second annual Four4 short film competition is announced. Film production company River Film has launched the co

12/04/2013 Film London Launches International Training Scheme
Film London is currently in Tbilisi, Georgia, launching its new Microschool International training scheme for film-makers in the country. With funding from the British Council, the pilot programme is

12/04/2013 Goal-Line Technology To Be Introduced
Unjust goal-line decisions could become a thing of the past for English football, as the International FA has agreed to introduce the measures following a long campaign led by the English FA. Inciden

12/04/2013 LiveU Compatible With Sony PDW-700
Video-over-cellular solutions provider LiveU has announced it is now compatible with Sony’s professional PDW-700 camcorder for live video coverage. Supported by a LiveU dedicated bracket, Sony custom

12/04/2013 Shure ULX-D Integrates With 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 Young Directors Graduate From BFI Academy
Fifty-four young filmmakers from all over England have gathered at BFI Southbank, London, to graduate from the first ever BFI Film Academy residential programme with the National Film and Television S

11/04/2013 'Voice Of Germany' Sings With Christie
Schwartzkopff TV recently collaborated with Talpa Distribution for the latest season of talent show "The Voice of Germany". For the first time at the Berlin finale, a Christie YK200 and Christie Micr

11/04/2013 Atomos Announces Connect AC Converters
Atomos, creator of the award-winning field recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai and the Connect converters, has announced two new Connect converters - Connect AC H2S and Connect AC S2H - at NAB 2013. "These

11/04/2013 Autodesk and Blackmagic In Tech Collaboration
Blackmagic Design and Autodesk, Inc. have announced a new collaboration for future integrations between the two companies. The ongoing work between Blackmagic Design and Autodesk will include the tes

11/04/2013 axle Round Off NAB With Black Diamond
Broadcast solutions provider axle has rounded off another successful NAB Show with a Black Diamond award from Digital Video Magazine. A select panel of engineers, editors, and production and post pro

11/04/2013 Broadcast Pix™ And EditShare Announce Partnership
Broadcast Pix™ and EditShare have partnered to deliver a new integrated system for sports production. The bundle combines any Broadcast Pix live video production system with EditShare’s Geevs Sports

11/04/2013 dbn Lights Town Hall For Manchester Derby
Manchester-based lighting and rigging company dbn has illuminated Manchester Town Hall for the Virgin Media event No Likey, No Lighty. The event saw football fans tweet their support for the outcome

11/04/2013 Harris Selected For RSA SuperSport HD Move
Leading South African satellite broadcaster SuperSport is moving into a new state-of-the-art HD playout center. Responsibility for management and monitoring of all the signals in the facility has bee

11/04/2013 Photon Beard Launch Light Panel At NAB
Photon Beard, the UK lighting solutions providers for broadcast, film and video, have launched a new one-foot square fluorescent lighting panel that, the company claims, "produces more light, and is m

11/04/2013 RTW Unveils TM3 Software At NAB
RTW, has revealed the new TM3-SWMC Software for its TM3 series of TouchMonitors at the 2013 NAB Show. This new software license, available as an add-on option, incorporates a moving coil emulation di

11/04/2013 SSL Launches Live Sound Console
Solid State Logic has announced the launch of 'Live' - the first SSL console for live sound production, at Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound 2013 (Hall 5.1, Stand B.73). "So many people have been asking us

10/04/2013 AJA Captures King of Hammers 2013
Every February, over 170 of the most formidable Ultra 4 Racing teams assemble in Johnson Valley, California, to battle in front of 45,000 spectators for the chance to win the world's most challenging

10/04/2013 Atomos Announces Ninja-2 DSLR Support
Atomos, creators of field recorders the Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the Connect converters have announced Ninja-2 support for many new DSLR cameras at NAB. "Our close relationships with major camera man

10/04/2013 Blackmagic Announces New Adobe® Support
Blackmagic Design has used its presence at the NAB Show in Las Vegas to announce the news that its entire range of desktop video products will support the next generation of professional video editing

10/04/2013 Broadcast RF Covers Grand National
Broadcast RF's position as exclusive RF suppliers to NEP Visions for the UK's Channel 4 horseracing coverage has been extended to include events such as The Grand National, The Epsom Derby and Royal A

10/04/2013 Broadcast Solutions - Keeping Shareholders Happy...
Shareholders are the most important stakeholders in a broadcasting Plc., says broadcast solutions provider Astec. The company reveals how to keep the shareholders happy... Disappoint them and they re

10/04/2013 Genelec Announces Frankfurt 'M Series' Debut
Genelec, provider of solutions in active monitoring, is debuting its new M Series Bi-amplified Active Monitors at this year's Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt. The company has revealed the primary

10/04/2013 HARMAN's Studer Releases Software Update At NAB
HARMAN's Studer has showcased new V5 software for the OnAir console range at NAB 2013. The move represents what the company is calling "a major software update that continues to support the massive u