Broadcast News Archive for May, 2013
28/05/2013 Thuraya Joins Space Data Association
The Space Data Association (SDA) has announced that Thuraya Telecommunications will join the organisation as a member. The SDA is a non-profit association that brings together international satellite

24/05/2013 BBC To Shut Down Its Digital Media Initiative
The BBC is to close its Digital Media Initiative (DMI). Beginning in 2008, DMI set out to move the BBC's production and archive operations to a fully integrated, digital way of working. The decision

24/05/2013 dB Broadcast To Attend BroadcastAsia2013
dB Broadcast will be at BroadcastAsia2013 in Singapore highlighting some of the major projects they have recently completed. The company has been responsible for delivering three of the most signific

24/05/2013 GLS Digital System Spots Elvis
Allen & Heath's GLD digital system was employed to manage FOH and monitors for 'Elvis - the Ultimate Performance' staged recently at the London Palladium. The show ran off AR2412 and AR84 input expa

24/05/2013 HARMAN Professional Appoints Senior Sales Manager
HARMAN Professional has appointed Julian Williams to the position of Senior Sales Manager, Intercontinental North. In this position, Williams will be responsible for generating sales for all HARMAN

24/05/2013 Petrol Bags Launches The Deca Camera And Accessories Bag
Petrol Bags has introduced the Deca Camera and Accessories Bag, designed for easy transport, superior protection and quick access on the set. Featuring an ultra-wide opening, this new wheeled carrier

24/05/2013 TCS Supply Equipment For Swan Lake
Five Skquattro pedestals and a wide range of additional support equipment have been supplied by The Camera Store (TCS) for a live stereoscopic broadcast of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake from St Petersburg.

24/05/2013 Vitec Videocom Sponsors John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Vitec Videocom has announced it is a multi-brand sponsor for the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in Europe. The company has donated a range of media production technologies to support vi

24/05/2013 XL Video Supplies LED for RENT
The Award-winning Broadway musical, RENT, was first workshopped in New York in 1993. To celebrate this 20 year landmark, a new concert production under the direction of Daniel Wood recently toured a

23/05/2013 'Cost Or Quality' Dilemma Answer Offered By Maritime Broadband
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator has unveiled a new Maritime Broadband (MBB) service offering, enabling ship owners and managers to enjoy high quality m

23/05/2013 Digital TV Labs Showing At Broadcast Asia2013
Digital TV Labs will be showcasing the latest version of its HbbTV test harness and test suite, Ligada iSuite, at Broadcast Asia 2013. Ligada iSuite is an HbbTV Test Harness for testing connected TV d

23/05/2013 dock10 And Mike Stewart Expand Audio Post Services
dock10, the MediaCityUK-based media services provider, continues to extend its post-production services with a newly-created second dubbing suite and an exclusive arrangement with the highly respected

23/05/2013 New Polecam Systems
Steffan Hewitt, originator of Polecam and director of Polecam Systems will be in Singapore at Broadcast Asia 2013 International Conference in June with Polecam Systems’ two trading partners H Warta, o

23/05/2013 Sunshine And Stars At Opening Of Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival
The 5th Corona Fastnet Film Festival launched last night Wednesday 22nd, at Grove House in Schull, West Cork. Speakers at the event were Festival Chairman Maurice Seezer, Former Chairman Chris O’Dell

23/05/2013 Tern Appoints Ed Crick As Joint Creative Director
Tern TV is gearing up for a fresh creative drive at home and abroad with the appointment of Ed Crick - former MD of Zodiak Media-owned Bullseye Productions - as its Joint Creative Director. The appoi

22/05/2013 Panasonic Announce PT-LW271 Portable LCD Projector Series
Panasonic System Communications Company Europe is pleased to announce the new portable range of 3LCD projectors, the PT-LW271 Series. Now shipping, the PT-LW271 Series is comprised of the PT-LW271 wi

22/05/2013 Red Giant Announce BulletProof Free Public Beta
Red Giant today announced that BulletProof is now available as a free public beta and can be downloaded by visiting (link below). BulletProof is a complete media prep and delivery solutio

22/05/2013 Sachtler's FSB 8
To shoot the documentary Steppenlauf, cinematographer Florian Langanke traveled all the way to Mongolia. Together with director Anni Seitz, he accompanied three young Mongolian cross-country skiers, w

22/05/2013 SCREAMPIX Launch First Paid YouTube Horror Channel
SCREAMPIX launched today as the first horror movie paid channel on YouTube’s new platform. Dedicated to horror movies and horror entertainment, SCREAMPIX features more than 200 hours of horror content

22/05/2013 SES Platform Services Selects AmberFin iCR
AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, has announced the

22/05/2013 Vizrt And Mosart Provide Joint Solution For Newsrooms
Vizrt Inc. announced today that a world-wide agreement has been entered with Mosart to provide an optimized newsroom automation system for the broadcast industry. Mosart is the number one newsroom au

21/05/2013 A Ticket To Ride With Genelec
Genelec is pleased to announce its continued commitment and support for the not-for-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Foundation. A brand new European tour bus was recently unveiled by Yoko Ono

21/05/2013 Choir Reaches Record Books With Help From Shure
The London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) used Shure UHF-R wireless microphone systems (comprising UR4D receivers and Beta 58 handhelds) and PSM1000 in-ear monitoring on May 5th during a special commem

21/05/2013 Norway's Leading Newspaper VG Deploys LiveU Technology
LiveU, the leader in portable live video-over-cellular solutions, has announced that VG, Norway’s leading newspaper, news website and now online video news site, has been able to successfully expand i

21/05/2013 Record Number of New Exhibitors Join BroadcastAsia2013
BroadcastAsia, Asia’s largest integrated trade show for the Film and TV industries will return on June 18 – 21 with an impressive international line-up of exhibitors yet. The show has attracted more