Broadcast News Archive for May, 2013
03/05/2013 Vizrt Announces Deal Worth $554,000
Vizrt Ltd has announced a deal worth $554,000 for the Vizrt MAM Enterprise solution, based on the Viz Media Engine, with an existing UK broadcast customer. The broadcaster is an existing Vizrt custo

02/05/2013 Bel Digital Expands Rack In Monitors
Bel Digital Audio continues to expand its range of 16 channel audio and HD video in-rack monitors, with the introduction of the new BM-A1-E16SHD. The unit is a 1U audio monitor capable of extracting

02/05/2013 Broadcast RF Cameras Cover Brazil's X Games
Broadcast RF supplied three wireless camera systems for the ESPN coverage of the recent X Games in Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil, including the new Sony HDC-P1 steadicam wireless camera system. The other t

02/05/2013 Christy Projectors Chosen For Red Nose Day
QED provided 19 Christie® high-end projectors for the BBC's Red Nose Day charity event, broadcast live on 15 March 2013. Dubbed 'the biggest night in television', the 25th edition of Comic Relief’s R

02/05/2013 Espial Granted Patent For FCC
Espial has announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 8,286,217 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers technology that enables service providers to implement fast channel

02/05/2013 iLive Controls Red Bull Chasers
Scottish sound hire company Ward-Steedsy Audio recently used an Allen & Heath iLive system at the Red Bull Chasers cycle event in Edinburgh. The event posed several challenges as there was a need for

02/05/2013 The Broadcastpod TV Studio Solution
The Broadcastpod is a stand-alone fully integrated studio solution that is custom fitted with lighting, HD camera, built-in teleprompter and workflow software. Dreamtek developed the Broadcast pod du

01/05/2013 Hamburger Abendblatt Expands Online
Germany's Hamburger Abendblatt newspaper has expanded its online video use with the help of LiveU, providers of portable live video-over-cellular solutions. The regional newspaper, owned by Axel Spri

01/05/2013 Hiltron Communications At Broadcast Asia 2013
Hiltron has announced its full range of satellite communication products and services will be showcased at Broadcast Asia 2013. Exhibiting on stand 5A1-01, Hiltron will be represented by Michael Schi

01/05/2013 Petrol Bags Announce Deca Airflow Camera Backpack
Petrol Bags has announced the new Deca Airflow Camera Backpack (PC306), featuring a 'rainbow shape' design to to allow air flow-through and enhance the wearer’s comfort. Suitable for small cameras up

01/05/2013 Remote Operations? Good News From Amulet And root6
Predictably enough, the Cloud was a hot topic at the recent NAB techno-fest in Vegas, say root6... It’s clearly now a question of 'When,' as the 'How?' and 'Why?' seem well on the way to being sorted

01/05/2013 Sachtler Offers Support for Sony PMW-F5 and -F55
The recent launch of Sony's PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 CineAlta cameras featuring a 4K image sensor has certainly been one of the big industry stories of the year so far. The modular design makes countless s

01/05/2013 ScheduleBox Stars At NAB 2013
PlayBox Technology showcased its new line of web-based solutions at NAB this year, starting with Multi Playout Manager (MPM), NewsRoomBox and ScheduleBox. ScheduleBox is a web-based client/server sol

01/05/2013 Sound Devices Turn Up The Heat
When it comes to recording dynamic audio for the hit NBC show Chicago Fire, Blair Scheller, the program’s production sound mixer, turns to a range of Sound Devices gear, including its 788T and 744T Di

01/05/2013 Studio Technologies’ Live-Link Remote Interface
Actua Films uses Studio Technologies' Live-Link Remote Camera Interface System for its satellite news-gathering (SNG) and production trucks. "As HD production continues to gain traction, we needed to

01/05/2013 Tyrell Appoints UK Regional Development Manager
Tyrell, provider of broadcast and production technology solutions and services, is expanding its British operations with the appointment of Tim Cunningham as UK Regional Development Manager. Cunningh

01/05/2013 Vinten Vision 10 And Dater Take Root In Kenya
Documentary filmmaker Alan Dater and partner Lisa Merton concentrate on the arts, education and social issues. One of Dater’s latest passions, Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, was one of h