Broadcast News Archive for May, 2013
31/05/2013 Cooke Scoops Award At Cine Gear Expo 2013
Cooke Optics has announced that it will extend its factory and workforce in Leicester, to accommodate the sustained and growing demand for its world-leading, hand-crafted lenses. The news comes on t

31/05/2013 Manchester To Get Interactive Digital Touchscreens
Manchester is to get a world-leading network of 'smart and savvy' interactive digital touchscreens. The 20 ultra-modern screens, to be called the CityLive network, will be located in areas of the cit

31/05/2013 Minicams Launch Turnkey Portable Production System For Fixed-Rig Filming
Minicams have launched the Mini-Rig portable production unit (PPU), a new multi-camera mobile HD unit for fixed-rig filming with robotic cameras. Designed to be installed fast in any location, the rig

31/05/2013 nangu.TV To Attend ANGA COM
nangu.TV is demonstrating a number of key features at ANGA COM. As well as its IP and interactive services, nangu.TV will highlight its remote control and multi-screen application for tablet, smartp

31/05/2013 Sound Devices To Present Its New PIX 240i KIT
Sound Devices will be presenting its new PIX 240i KIT, an all-inclusive kit that provides all of equipment needed to use the company's PIX 240i in professional video production applications, at Cine G

31/05/2013 TV 2 Integrates DIVApublish mpx Into Its Video Delivery Workflow
Front Porch Digital has announced that Danish public television station TV 2 has integrated DIVApublish mpx, Front Porch Digital's software-as-a-service (SaaS) publishing offering, into its video deli

30/05/2013 Anton/Bauer To Showcase At Cine Gear
Anton/Bauer is to showcase its portable power solutions for film, video and digital media production professionals at this year's Cine gear Expo. The portfolio will include the company’s CINE VCLX, D

30/05/2013 Atomos Samurai Blade At Cine Gear 2013
Atomos, creator of the Ninja-2 and Samurai, as well as the pocket-sized Connect converters, will be demonstrating its full range of recorders and converters on booth S318 at Cine Gear Expo 2013, 31 Ma

30/05/2013 Food Network In Greece Broadcast Deal
Global lifestyle and culinary channel Food Network has signed a deal to broadcast in Greece for the first time. The Scripps Networks channel can now be watched on the country's Hellas Online (HOL) IP

30/05/2013 Harman Studer Supplies Croatian Radio
A new HARMAN Studer OnAir 2500 has been commissioned by the independent broadcaster Radio Sibenik in Croatia. Radio Sibenik has a history of using both Studer and Soundcraft equipment, since being se

30/05/2013 Hybrid 'Robotic Camera' Unveiled
A new robotic camera development from Hybrid, provider of real-time graphics and robotic camera systems, is hoping to cut production costs during the filming of live sport. Sport Track is a new produ

30/05/2013 NFSA Acquires SCANITY Film Scanner
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has acquired the Digital Film Technology GmbH (DFT) new motion picture film scanner SCANITY. NFSA purchased SCANITY for the digitisation of its

30/05/2013 PESA Brings easyPORT To InfoComm
U.S.-based custom design and manufacturing company for audio and video signal distribution, PESA will showcase its four new easyPORT™ compact switching throw-down boxes at InfoComm 2013 (Booth 2958),

30/05/2013 Sound Devices Continues NBA Partnership
Since February 2012, Sound Devices has worked on the production of professional basketball games for the National Basketball Association. Continuing through to the 2012-2013 season, the company’s PIX

29/05/2013 BBC Studios Appoints Lead Technologist
Digital media specialist Kevin Shaw has joined BBC Studios and Post Production’s Digital Media Services team as Lead Technologist. As a consultant, Kevin wasinvolved in the specification, design and

29/05/2013 Belgian's Bands Try Out DPA Mics
Belgian sound engineer Joris Verniest, from, has recently been introducing DPA Microphones’ new d:facto II Vocal Microphone to some of the country’s top bands. DPA’s Belgian distributor

29/05/2013 Godlywood Studios Installs Harman Studer Vista 1
Brahma Kumaris, World Renewal Spiritual Trust has recently constructed Godlywood Studios in its Shantivan Complex at its International Headquarters at Abu Road, Rajasthan. The electronic media studio

29/05/2013 HHB Launch Avid's Pro Tools 11
HHB Communications Ltd recently hosted the UK Launch of Avid's Pro Tools 11 with Scrub, its Soho-based subsidiary serving the post production industry. Held at the Ray Dolby Theatre in Soho Square, L

29/05/2013 SGO Mistika Selected For IMAX 3D
SGO's Mistika has been selected by Digimage Cinema for post production including colour grading of the new film from French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet. The film

29/05/2013 Vizrt To Demonstrate Viz Engine At BroadcastAsia
Vizrt is to demonstrate the IP media streaming capabilities of its Viz Engine real-time compositing and rendering engine at this year's BroadcastAsia show. This past April, at the 2013 NAB Show, Vizr

28/05/2013 APRS Presents At Brazil Expo
The Association of Professional Recording Services has made an appearance at the AES Brazil Expo in Sao Paulo. With the help of trade bodies, PLASA and MIA, the APRS assembled 10 British companies, i

28/05/2013 BBC Closes DMI
The BBC has announced it is to close its Digital Media Initiative (DMI), resulting in a loss of £100m of taxpayers' money. Beginning in 2008, DMI was intended to develop the BBC’s production and arch

28/05/2013 Bel Digital Supplies Tennis Open
Bel Digital Audio’s new 1U 3G HD/SDI audio and audio/video confidence monitors are being used at Roland Garos in Paris for the the second of this year’s four Tennis Grand Slam tournaments. Dry hire a

28/05/2013 Editec Captures Close Of The Season
Editec captured the recent rugby match between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints, using two I-Movix cameras. This followed Editec's coverage of the Aviva Rugby semi-final at Saracens (ESPN). T

28/05/2013 RTS Appoint Sales Manager CCS For Middle East and Africa
Sanjay Kumar joined RTS on May 14 as the brand’s new Sales Manager for the Middle East and Africa. Mr Kumar will hold responsibility for RTS and Telex sales in both regions. The 39-year-old has hel