Broadcast News Archive for October, 2014
28/10/2014 Deutsche Welle Selects RTW For EBU-R128
German broadcaster Deutsche Welle has turned to RTW to assist in its fulfillment of the EBU-R128 loudness mandate through its use of the company's TouchMonitor line of audio meters. Deutsche Welle

28/10/2014 Miller Brings Cineline 70 Fluid Head To SATIS 2014
Miller Fluid Heads has announced it will be bringing its Cineline 70 Fluid Head to the French audiovisual communications market at SATIS 2014 (Stand D17). "At the moment, the French market is inves

28/10/2014 Panasonic Releases Short Throw Lens
Panasonic has announced it will next month release the world's shortest throw detachable lens for 3-chip DLP projectors. The new ET-D75LE90 ultra-short throw lens allows projection distance to be s

28/10/2014 Production News – CTV Spins Out New Comedy Series
CTV has announced that production is now underway in Toronto on 13 new episodes for the second season of Canadian scripted comedy Spun Out. Produced in association with Project 10 Productions at Pi

28/10/2014 Selects TVUPack On Location
Hollywood production studio has deployed TVUPack mobile IP video transmission solutions to deliver live HD video from on-location. creates and distributes live and on-dema

27/10/2014 AJA Ki Pro Powers 'Life Is Beautiful' Live Stream
Life is Beautiful is a three-day music and lifestyle festival in downtown Las Vegas from October 24-26 taking place over 21 city blocks. Performing at the festival are 67 musical acts that range f

27/10/2014 Broadpeak Appoints New Sales Director
Broadpeak has appointed Hubert Legrix de la Salle as sales director of Brazil. Based in São Paulo, Hubert Legrix de la Salle will be responsible for leading the company's Brazilian sales efforts a

27/10/2014 Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) To Exhibit At SATIS 2014
Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd is to showcase its advanced Cineline 70 Fluid Head to the French audiovisual communications market at SATIS 2014 (Stand D17). Purpose-built for film and digital pro

27/10/2014 Sky Sports Selects Vizrt Graphics System
Vizrt has delivered a successful 4K graphics workflow for Sky Sports' Ultra HD trial at the recent 2014 Ryder Cup. The 4K trial follows the Sky Sports' 4K test carried out at the 2014 World Cup in

27/10/2014 The Equalizer Finished On Baselight
The new thriller from director Antoine Fuqua starring Denzel Washington, The Equalizer, was graded on Baselight EIGHT at Colorworks, the finishing facility on the Sony Pictures lot at Culver City.

27/10/2014 zLense Launches Depth-Mapping Camera Solution
zLense has launched the world's first depth-mapping camera solution that captures 3D data and scenery in real-time and adds a 3D layer, which is optimized for broadcasters and film productions, to the

24/10/2014 Classical Sensation Reinvents Chopin with DPA Microphones
Debuting on iTunes Classical at #1 before its official release, the Chopin Variations by celebrated pianist and composer Chad Lawson, violinist Judy Kang and cellist Rubin Kodheli, takes the fa

24/10/2014 dbn Co-operates In Gala Event
Manchester, UK based lighting specialist dbn was once again involved in the ambitious production at the heart of the Co-Operative Retail Trading Group (CRTG)'s annual Supporters Awards and gala dinner

24/10/2014 Estonia Public Broadcasting And HARMAN Studer's Vista 5 M3 Digital Console
Estonia Public Broadcasting recently upgraded its OB van with a HARMAN Studer Vista 5 M3 digital console. The organization chose to make the upgrade in anticipation of the Estonian Song and Dance Cele

24/10/2014 Key Firms Donate to SMPTE Centennial Campaign
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), has announced that the Walt Disney Company, Panasonic, and Dolby Laboratories have made contributions totalling $1 million (over £600,00

24/10/2014 Neumann KH Installed In Calrec
A Neumann 5.1 surround system has been installed at Calrec’s Hebden Bridge headquarters, allowing its clients to accurately experience the superior audio quality of Calrec broadcast consoles through N

24/10/2014 Vidchecker Auto QC Integrated with Snell Workflow Automation
Vidcheck, a supplier of software for automated quality control and automated correction of file-based media, has announced that its 'Vidchecker' automated quality control (auto QC) technology has been

23/10/2014 Blackmagic Design Used In 'Sonic Highways'
Blackmagic Design has announced that several of its Pocket Cinema Cameras were used to shoot behind the scenes footage and B roll for the Foo Fighters' eight part "Sonic Highways" series for HBO. Blac

23/10/2014 FOR-A Brings Switchers, Multi-Viewers, And More To Caper 201
FOR-A America will exhibit several of its video production solutions at the upcoming CAPER show takeing place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 29-31. FOR-A will showcase its video switcher

23/10/2014 HARMAN'S AKG Celebrate C214 as Best-Selling Condenser Microphone
HARMAN's AKG has announced that its C214 microphone has been the "best-selling condenser microphone for studio and stage in the United States over the past 12 months". From October 1, 2013 to Sept

23/10/2014 Marquis Broadcast Appoint Chris Steele As New MD
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced the appointment of Chris Steele as managing director. Steele joins the company from Quantel.

23/10/2014 Riedel At CCW Expo 2014
Riedel will showcase a number of new products at CCW Expo 2014, which the firm says will " alter the way broadcast and AV professionals manage communications and signal transport." These include:

23/10/2014 Sony Collaborates With Evertz
Sony and Evertz are working together to develop new IP interoperability technologies, following an announcement of their strategic alliance at IBC in September. The Sony-Evertz collaboration will

23/10/2014 Tedial Expands North American Operations
Tedial, a software company specialising in Media Asset Management (MAM) and Business Process Workflow, has named Ben Higley Shaver as Manager of Pre-Sales Engineering and Support for the North America

23/10/2014 The Foundry Introduce NUKE 9
Creative software developer, The Foundry, have unveiled NUKE 9 - described as "the biggest ever shake up of its NUKE technology". NUKE 9 brings powerful node-based VFX, Editorial and Finishing into