Broadcast News Archive for June, 2013
28/06/2013 BBC Head Of Features To Step Down
BBC Head of Features Nick Patten has announced he will leave the Corporation in the autumn after 11 years. The Features team has recently been behind some of the BBC's longest running and most popula

28/06/2013 Camera Corps' Q-Ball At SW19
Camera Corps is providing its robotic cameras and control systems for this year's coverage of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. Q-Ball remotely controlled pan/tilt/zoom/focus cameras, MiniShot

28/06/2013 Channel 4 Legal Team Scoops Lawyer Award
Channel 4's Legal & Compliance team has been named In-house TMT Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2013. The honour marks the the second time Channel 4 has taken home the award. The Legal and Com

28/06/2013 dbn Lighting Resurrects Monster In City Of Culture
Manchester based dbn Lighting has been involved in raising an ancient legend to life for the UK’s first ever City of Culture, Derry/Londonderry. dbn designed and supplied rigging and lighting for a r

28/06/2013 DPA Selected For Berklee Music College
When professors at Berklee College of Music in Boston decided to outfit the school's microphone lockers, they selected a variety of DPA Microphones from the company’s d:dicate Recording Microphone lin

28/06/2013 Playbox Provides Cypriot Channel With MCR
PlayBox Technology has completed a recent turnkey project to provide Antenna Ltd, one of the main television networks in Cyprus, with a new MCR. Designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by Play

28/06/2013 Polecam At BroadcastAsia
Steffan Hewitt, originator of Polecam and director of Polecam Systems, has been at BroadcastAsia2013 with the company's two trading partners; H Warta and Antel Trading & Services. Steffan was demonst

28/06/2013 RTW's TM3 Hits US Market
Alan Vernick, President of Vernick Technology Incorporated (VTI), broadcast technology systems integrator, has revealed that he turns to monitoring devices provider RTW for broadcast, production, post

27/06/2013 Cinematographer Turns To Anton/Bauer To Power His Project
When he finds something he loves, Boston-based freelance cinematographer and director of photography Albert Ayzenberg shares it with as many people as he can, especially when it comes to his preferred

27/06/2013 G-Technology Begins Search For The Most Creative Projects
G-Technology has announced that it is kicking off its annual search for the most inspiring and creative projects in the UK through its 2013 Driven Creativity Competition. The annual competition, ope

27/06/2013 HARMAN's Studer Vista 1 Digital Console Used On 'The Chase'
Brought into the production for the seventh series of ITV's popular game show, The Chase, sound supervisor Adrian Harding-Jones used HARMAN's Studer Vista 1 digital console with VistaMix automatic mic

27/06/2013 New iPro Lens System For iPhone 5
Schneider Optics has announced that its popular add-on lens system for the iPhone is available for the iPhone 5. In addition, the system now offers a larger family of lenses, including a new Macro a

27/06/2013 Record Audience For BBC's Global News Service
New figures released today show the BBC's global news services reach 256m people each week, the biggest ever audience. These figures, for the year 2012/13, represent an increase of 16.6m people, or 7

27/06/2013 S+H Supplies Animation Cloth For Musical Tour
A special customised version of SHOWLED Animation, supplied by UK Distributor S+H Technical Support Ltd, is being used on the current David Ian Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group UK and Ireland

26/06/2013 Cubiware Signs Middleware Licensing Agreement With Cgates
Cubiware has announced the signing of a middleware licensing agreement with Cgates, a leading cable TV provider in Lithuania. Jointly owned by Advanced Broadband and SEB Venture Capital, Vilnius-bas

26/06/2013 Digital TV Labs Mitigates DTT Freeview Receiver Test
Digital TV Labs has launched a service that enables Freeview receivers to be tested for susceptibility of interference from 4G LTE mobile services. The new 4G services broadcasting in the 800 MHz ban

26/06/2013 Eyeheight Serves At Wimbledon
Eyeheight returns to the field this week for the latest in a series of recent sport successes. A DK-2 multi-rate linear downstream keyer from the geNETics range is on duty in southwest London, provi

26/06/2013 Harkness Screens Release New Versions Of Recently Launched Apps
Harkness Screens has released new versions of its recently launched iOS and web-based Digital Screen Modeller and Digital Screen Archiver apps. Both apps, which were released at CinemaCon 2013 and ar

26/06/2013 Success For IBC Technology Booster Event
Day one of the IBC Technology Booster offered a unique, interactive insight on 'Floating Cloud Concepts for New Business' to a sell-out audience of electronic media and entertainment professionals in

26/06/2013 Union Members To Ballot On New Collective Agreement
Union members working on ITV regional news are balloting on a new collective agreement. Talks on a new deal have been ongoing for 12 months, and have been complicated by job cuts during the period. B

25/06/2013 Adam Keith Opts For Artemis From Sachtler
When New York-based camera stabilizer operator Adam Keith is shooting live television news coverage, music concerts and commercials, his camera support of choice is the artemis camera stabilizer syste

25/06/2013 Amedia Launches Two Channels In Russia
Moscow-based Amedia has launched two channels in Russia: Amedia Premium and Amedia 1, both simulcasted in HD and SD. The two new channels, along with the existing Amedia 2 channel, are distributed

25/06/2013 ATG Broadcast Appoints Product Sales Manager
ATG Broadcast has announced a new addition to its team with appointment of Chris Elson as Product Sales Manager. "With nearly 30 years of broadcast industry experience, Chris has a great understandi

25/06/2013 BTS Scoops Contract With Fox Turkey
BTS broadcast technology solutions been awarded the contract for the second HD upgrade phase of Fox Turkey, which is one the main channels in Turkey. After completing the first HD upgrade of the play

25/06/2013 Campaign To Launch To Increase Global Acceptance Of HbbTV Standard
The HbbTV consortium will launch a strategic marketing campaign aimed at increasing global acceptance of the HbbTV standard. As newly appointed co-chairs of the consortium's marketing group, industr