Broadcast News Archive for August, 2013
08/08/2013 Warner Bros' Gewecke Keynote Speaker For SMPTE 2013
Warner Bros.' Thomas Gewecke is to present a keynote speech at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers' Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. Mr Gewecke will speak on the future of

07/08/2013 ATG Releases IBC Preview
ATG Broadcast says it will promote its "all-embracing range of broadcast systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation support capabilities" at IBC2013. Exhibiting on st

07/08/2013 Brainstorm Launches US Office
3D real-time graphics and virtual set solutions provider Brainstorm Multimedia has announced the strengthening of its North American operations with the opening of Brainstorm US. Ricardo Montesa, Bra

07/08/2013 EVS Continues IBC Partnership
EVS is to continue its partnership with the IBC show this year, following news that it will be equipping the official TV and webcasting channel IBC TV News with a fully integrated solution for the fif

07/08/2013 FOR-A To Showcase Vision Mixers At IBC
FOR-A is to showcase its new vision mixers at IBC2013, including the HVS-XT100 and HVS-XT110. The HVS-XT HD/SD compact vision mixer series is designed for live events, news studios, OB vans and corpo

07/08/2013 Leader LV5490 SD To 4K Waveform Debuts At IBC
Leader Instruments has announced the European launch of its dual-award-winning LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor will be this year's IBC show. "High quality 4K cameras are becomin

07/08/2013 Orad Patents Camera Tracking
Orad Hi-Tec Systems has received a patent for its superior camera tracking technology. The technology is a software-based pattern recognition algorithm that requires no additional camera attachments.

07/08/2013 Painting With Light At Ghelamco Arena
Painting With Light recently completed an exterior architectural lighting scheme for the new Ghelamco Arena in Gent, Belgium. Home to football team KAA Gent the new stadium was opened in a blaze of g

07/08/2013 Riedel Upgrades Gearhouse Broadcast OB Units
Riedel has announced news that its Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system has been used on OB trucks used by Australia's Gearhouse Broadcast. Installed across five OB trucks so far, the Riedel

07/08/2013 Sachtler Announces Three Artemis Workshops
Sachtler has revealed that three more artemis workshops will be held this year, offering operators the chance to learn how to use the camera stabiliser systems from operator and artemis developer Curt

07/08/2013 Snell Launches IQ Format Converter Cards
Snell has announced the release of the 30 Series IQ range of format converter cards. Based on a single IQ Modular Infrastructure module, single- and dual-channel cards in the series combine motion ada

06/08/2013 Artel To Introduce Video Compression At IBC2013
Artel Video Systems has announced it will be showcasing a new video compression module at IBC2013, stand 2.A20. The company's DLC610 compresses HD-SDI into JPEG2000 and encapsulates the video, audio,

06/08/2013 Britannia Row Welcomes International Applicants
Britannia Row Productions Training has been granted the status of Approved Candidate for Accreditation by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC), allowing

06/08/2013 Calrec Announces New Products For IBC2013
Calrec has announced it will launch its Soccer Sidekick iPad® app at IBC this year. The device is an assistive mixing tool designed to simplify the job of tracking the on-field audio during a soccer

06/08/2013 EbonyLifeTV Selects PlayBox System
EbonyLife TV has chosen a complete broadcast system from PlayBox Technology for a new HD channel broadcasting via direct satellite to subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa. The installation includes inges

06/08/2013 Hiltron To Launch Triple-Axis Ka-Band At IBC
Hiltron Communications has chosen IBC2013 as its platform for the launch if the world's first triple-axis motorised 2.4 metre receive-only Ka-band antenna with switchable linear and circular polarisat

06/08/2013 Megahertz To Display New OB Trucks At IBC
Megahertz Broadcast Systems has announced it will be showcasing two new vehicles at its stand during IBC2013. One will be a traditional uplink truck – to be delivered to NBC – while the other will fe

06/08/2013 Shure Mics Up Montreux Jazz
Shure Microphones was again the chosen supplier for this year's Montreux Jazz Festival in July, in a deal which saw the company mic up artists on the shores of Lake Geneva ranging from Joe Cocker, Bla

06/08/2013 UCA Students Animate Live Performance
Students from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) at Rochester were recently involved in a project to synchronise computer generated imagery to live classical music. BA (Hons) CG Arts & Animat

06/08/2013 Vitec Videocom Makes Italian News
Vitec Videocom has announced news that Italian public service news broadcaster Tg2 has been installed with a range of equipment from its leading brands. Products from Autoscript, Sachtler and Vinten

06/08/2013 Wohler Appoints President Of Sales
Wohler Technologies has announced the promotion of Craig Newbury to vice president of sales for the company's RadiantGrid business line. Mr Newbury will lead Wohler's sales team to raise awareness an

05/08/2013 100 Years of Twickenham Studios
A new exhibition entitled 'The First 100 Years Twickenham Studios Exhibition' has opened this week, taking visitors on a journey through significant milestones in the studios' history. The exhibition

05/08/2013 Avid Pro Tools Passes 7,500 Mark
Avid has announced that customer sales for Pro Tools|HDX have now exceeded 7,500 systems worldwide. "Leading film production facilities, music and post-production facilities as well as independent ar

05/08/2013 Captain Phillips To Open London Film Fest
The British Film Institute (BFI) has announced that its 57th annual London Film Festival will open on Wednesday 9 October at the Odeon Leicester Square with the European Premiere of Sony Pictures' Cap

05/08/2013 Discovery Channel Launches On BA Flights
Discovery Enterprises International has announced a deal with British Airways to launch the Discovery Channel on the airline's in-flight entertainment system. Discovery Channel video-on-demand has no