Broadcast News Archive for September, 2013
30/09/2013 AMIRA Revealed At IBC2013
One of the biggest stories on the ARRI stand at this year's IBC2013 was the release of the AMIRA; a new docu-style camera with CFast 2.0 workflows and in-camera grading. Featuring preloaded looks bas

30/09/2013 BBC Trust To Address Children's Changing Habits
Children's programming such as CBBC and CBeebies is performing well, however much work still needs to be done to keep up with young people's changing media consumption habits, a report released by the

30/09/2013 BBFC To Classify UltraViolet Online Movies
The British Board of Film Classification has announced that digital copies of films on VoD streaming service UltraViolet collections will now carry its age ratings. BBFC age ratings will now be displ

30/09/2013 GTC Reveals Nominees For Bill Vinten Award
The Guild of Television Cameramen has announced the shortlist of recipients for a new award set up to encourage education and training of camerawork skills within educational establishments. The Bill

30/09/2013 Kinesys Motion Control At PLASA London
Motion control specialist Kinesys has announced three products it will be showcasing at this year's PLASA light and sound show at ExCeL London, 6-9 October. The company will be presenting its GIS 250

30/09/2013 MRMC Showcases New Range At IBC2013
Mark Roberts Motion Control used IBC this year to showcase its new line of broadcast robotic systems, including the Polycam, Bolt and the AFC-100 pan and tilt products. The AFC-180 has been designed

30/09/2013 Peter Glenville Celebrations Announced
Big names from the world of screen and stage are to gather in London this November to celebrate the life of Peter Glenville, some 100 years after his birth. The event is part of centenary celebration

30/09/2013 RTÉ Wins IBC Award For Content Management
RTÉ's FAST project won the IBC Innovation Award for Content Management at a ceremony during this year's show in Amsterdam. The FAST project, which works as a file-based rather than tape-based system,

30/09/2013 Search Engines Facilitate Infringing Copyright
Internet search engines like Google and Yahoo play a significant role in introducing audiences to websites that infringe copyright laws to show films and TV shows online, according to a new study rele

30/09/2013 XL Captures Red Bull Cliff Diving
XL Events captured the British leg of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series recently, when the competition was held in Wales. A total of 14 divers from nine different countries dove from a height of

27/09/2013 DigiGone Approved For Use On Thuraya Satellite Network
Thuraya and DigiGone today announced that its innovative video communications system and software platform has been approved for use with Thuraya's IP terminals. A leading mobile satellite services

27/09/2013 DPA: Live Microphone For Every Application
DPA Microphones' award-winning d:facto II Vocal Microphone is just one of a number of high quality microphones dedicated to the live stage that will be on show at PLASA 2013 (Stand E71). In conjuncti

27/09/2013 Harris Broadcast And placemedia Work Together
Harris Broadcast have announced an agreement to bring dynamic, targeted and measureable strategies typically associated with online advertising to more traditional television services and enable commo

27/09/2013 Holdan Tours, Bringing 4K To The UK
As the distributor of leading manufacturers, Holdan will be showing a vast range of 4K and HD products at the forthcoming Autumn tour. The events taking place in London, Belfast and Leeds are free ent

27/09/2013 InterMedia Celebrates One Year Anniversary
InterMedia, the Creative Industries' lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) network group, celebrated its first birthday on Thursday 26 September with an event at BBC White City. Jo Welch from

27/09/2013 Pro Audio Partners Embrace Audiolab At PLASA
PLASA London 2013, which takes place at ExCeL London from 6–9 October 2013, is pleased to announce specialist asset finance company Medialease as the sponsor for the AudioLab Arena, while eight new pa

26/09/2013 Harris Broadcast Chosen By Gearhouse
Harris Broadcast, a global supplier of content management and network infrastructure serving broadcasters, satellite, MSOs, IPTV, mobileTV and OTT providers, is working together with Gearhouse Broadca

26/09/2013 New Products Unveiled At PLASA London 2013
PLASA London 2013 will host a plethora of global, European and UK product launches for the pro-audio and entertainment lighting industries at ExCeL London from 6–9 October 2013. Many of the new produc

26/09/2013 Telemetrics New Innovative Camera Robotics And Control Systems
Telemetrics is displaying a host of innovative and cost-efficient camera robotics and control systems here at IBC 2013. Additions to the company’s product portfolio include a new camera track system p

26/09/2013 Virgin Media Business Network: Latest Blockbuster To Hit Vue
Vue Entertainment has selected Virgin Media Business to play the starring role in connecting all 82 of its cinemas with a brand new fibre optic network. With an opening night set for early 2014, the W

26/09/2013 Visual Unity Adds Prestigious Award To Trophy Cabinet
Leading OTT solutions provider Visual Unity has another trophy to add to its growing collection after achieving Bronze status at the ConnectedWorld.TV 2013 Awards, which took place at IBC 2013 in Amst

26/09/2013 Zylight F8 LED Fresnel Receives STAR Award
Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced it won a STAR Award from the editorial team of TV Technology Europe for its new F8 LED Fresnel. Ideal for studio o

25/09/2013 Anton/Bauer: Perfect Match At U.S. Open
Anton/Bauer, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthca

25/09/2013 Autocue Group Announce MBO Of Its Workflow Division
Autocue Group Ltd confirms that it has reached an agreement in principle to sell its Workflow division to the Group CTO, Neil Hutchins. The Workflow division encompasses the newsroom, automation and

25/09/2013 Elstree Studios – Building For The Future Begins
A multi-million pound development of Elstree Studios to provide new media facilities for the film and television industry and an economic boost to Hertsmere has taken a major step forward this week.