Broadcast News Archive for August, 2013
20/08/2013 AVIWEST Unveils IBC2013 Lineup
AVIWEST, supplier of pocketsize live video uplink systems, has announced it will be showcasing its upgraded products and solutions range at this year's IBC show. The company has chosen IBC2013 to lau

20/08/2013 Cambridge Announces New Imagen Price Plans At IBC
Cambridge Imaging Systems is to announce new pricing plans for its cloud-based and software-based media management and publishing solutions within at IBC, Stand 7.G1g. The company will also present d

20/08/2013 CBC Germany Chooses Vizrt Live Graphics
CBC Cologne Broadcasting Center, part of Media Group RTL Germany, has announced it will be switching its existing live graphics systems to Vizrt. The transition began phasing in this month and includ

20/08/2013 ContentAgent Upgrade To Showcase At IBC
ContentAgent, Root6's file-based workflow automation and transcoding tool, is to be shown at IBC with the latest V3.3 software. As part of an automated ingest system, ContentAgent now supports P2, XD

20/08/2013 DPA Mics Selected For Danish D-A-D Tour
Rune Slot, live sound engineer for Danish rock band D-A-D, recently selected DPA Mics on a world tour. "I experimented with a number of different condenser microphones before settling for DPA," he sa

20/08/2013 PreSonus Prepares September Roadshow
PreSonus and Source Distribution have announced a week-long UK dealer roadshow that will get underway next month. Rodney Orpheus of PreSonus will be on-hand to answer questions and let engineers and

20/08/2013 Snell Announces ICE Expansion
At IBC2013, Snell has revealed it will be launching "a significant expansion of its industry-leading ICE channel-in-a-box", including two new models. The new systems include ICE-LE, a low-cost 1U ver

20/08/2013 Thomson Video Upgrades Flextream™ 2.0
Thomson Video Networks has announced a new capability for the statistical multiplexing technology Flextream™ 2.0, that enables it to integrate variable bit-rate data streams within the video pool. Th

20/08/2013 TV5 Monde Selects Volicon Observer
Volicon has announced news that global television network TV5MONDE has installed an Observer® TS (transport stream) monitoring and logging system to ease its migration to an HD technical infrastructur

20/08/2013 Wohler Ships New DVM Configurations
Wohler Technologies is shipping its DVM family of multiscreen broadcast-quality MPEG video monitors in three new screen configurations: four 4.3-inch screens, two 7-inch screens, or two 9-inch screens

19/08/2013 5 Star Cases' Speed Challenge Returns
5 Star Cases has announced it will relaunch its virtual simulator 'Speed Challenge' competition on Booth K10 at the 2013 PLASA exhibition at ExCeL in October. 5 Star has invited British Touring Car

19/08/2013 Argosy Bring Latest Broadcast Line Up To IBC
Argosy, an international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, is to reveal its expanded range at this year's IBC show (stand no 10.C51). The company will demonstrate it

19/08/2013 Film Club Joins WWF
A new animated film created by Film Club for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been launched today to build public support for the new WWF campaign: Draw The Line. The film aims to encourage people t

19/08/2013 Sound Devices Selected For Drop Dead Diva
Sound Devices has announced its 788T Digital Audio Recorder and CL-9 Controller have been used by first-unit production sound mixer for Lifetime's series Drop Dead Diva, Chris Durfy. When he came on

19/08/2013 Teletest's Portable HD LCD Receiver
Teletest has launched the Telesend HD LCD receiver, the world's first portable broadcast LCD monitor with an internal HD receiver. The system has been designed for directors' wireless confidence moni

19/08/2013 Tim Claman Joins Quantel As CTO
Quantel has announced the appointment of Tim Claman as CTO (Chief Technology Officer). Most recently, Mr Claman was CTO of Avid, helping the company shape its technology and product strategies over a

16/08/2013 Calibre UK Celebrates 25 Years
Calibre UK is celebrating 25 years in the electronics design, creation, manufacture and delivery of processing, image scaling, scan conversion and LCD electronics products to market. Tim Brooksbank,

16/08/2013 Canford's Latest FST Launched At IBC
The latest addition to Canford's trademark FST Foil screened Twin family is now in stock and will be launched at IBC. The FST-DMX-LFH 120 ohm, single-pair installation cable has been optimised for D

16/08/2013 ClearView Extreme 4K Debuts At IBC2013
IBC2013 will see the European debut of Video Clarity's ClearView Extreme 4K video-quality analysers. The new products are capable of interactive playback and comparison of two uncompressed 4K (3840 X

16/08/2013 FilmLight To Reveal Upgrades At IBC
FilmLight has announced it will showcase the latest upgrades across its range of colour-grading products at this year's IBC show. "The creative toolset in Baselight is widely regarded as the best in

16/08/2013 HHB Supplies Hospital Radio
HHB Communications recently supplied Radio Northwick Park (RNP) with a 12-fader Studer OnAir 1500 console for its hospital radio broadcast. RNP Technical Officer Ben Hart chose the OnAir 1500 system

16/08/2013 IABM And NewBay Offer Training At DVExpo
The IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers) has announced a new partnership with NewBay Media to hold its "Broadcast Technology Workflows — the Fundamentals" training course at

16/08/2013 Monitors, Servers, Batteries And More - Cache Media At IBC
The IBC Exhibition has more than 1,400 companies showcasing the latest innovations and specialist technologies in electronic media and entertainment across 14 Halls. Cache Media has announced some of

16/08/2013 Screen Brings 4K Subtitling To IBC
Subtitling pioneers Screen will be bringing their subtitle transmission system PolistreamBLACK to this year's IBC, demonstrating its new 4K & OTT subtitling and SecondScreen triggering capabilities.

15/08/2013 BBFC Warns Over Unrestricted Internet Access
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is warning parents to keep an eye on their children's viewing habits over the summer, as it says many are "disturbed" by content viewed via illegal stre