Broadcast News Archive for October, 2014
17/10/2014 SMPTE's Post-IBC Report...
At this year's IBC show in Amsterdam, over 50 SMPTE members were speakers during technical sessions, and more than 107 SMPTE sustaining members exhibited products and technologies, the organisation ha

17/10/2014 Trickbox Hosts Directing And Mixing Courses
Trickbox TV is hosting a series of Live Directing and Vision Mixing short courses at its studio, Tower Bridge TV Studios, in Central London. The two day courses, scheduled for 6-7 December 2014 and

17/10/2014 Wohler Appoints Director Of Engineering, RadiantGrid
Wohler Technologies has appointed Dayan Sivalingam as the company's director of engineering for the RadiantGrid™ business line. Mr Sivalingam will be responsible for managing and growing Wohler's f

16/10/2014 Artel's Kevin Ancelin To Join TranSPORT Discussion
Artel Video Systems has announced that Kevin Ancelin, vice president of sales and business development, will participate in a panel discussion at Sports Video Group's 2014 TranSPORT conference being h

16/10/2014 Canon Announces CN20x50 Telephoto Zoom Lens
Canon has announced the CN20x50, a new ultra-telephoto zoom lens for sport and nature TV production. The CN20x50 is the first lens of its type to combine a built-in 1.5x extender, 20x magnification

16/10/2014 DPA Mics Supply Dalai Lama
Earlier this year, the Dalai Lama hosted Kalachakra, a religious event that takes place at various locations around the world. This year's solution was DPA Microphones' d:fine™ Dual-Ear Cardioid He

16/10/2014 Forbidden's Stephen Streater Joins ad:tech Cloud Session
Forbidden Technologies CEO Stephen Streater will be participating at this year's ad:tech show in London as part of a session entitled 'Cloud and mobile – from creation to delivery' within the Connecte

16/10/2014 Lawo Selected For Carthage Music Fest
The International Festival of Carthage, which celebrates classical music, jazz, folk, theater, film and ballet that takes place every year in the ancient city of Carthage in Tunisia. The next festi

16/10/2014 Media Group International Builds Children's Radio In UAE
S.I. Media Group International has built a new radio station for the Children's Media Network (CMN) in the U.A.E. The project, which took three weeks to complete, involved designing and installing

16/10/2014 Pinewood Submits Expansion Plans For Approval
Pinewood Studios has submitted to South Bucks District Council for approval of the detailed design of the first phase of the Pinewood Studios Development Framework ("PSDF") expansion. The initial p

16/10/2014 Polo Production Prefers PMW-300
Sony's PMW-300 camcorder has been selected by production company Blue Tuna to shoot all of Sky Sports' live polo coverage in the UK this Summer. Blue Tuna opted for seven PMW-300s to shoot three t

16/10/2014 Production News: Studio Scotland Inks The Daniel Connection
Studio Scotland Ltd has signed a distribution deal with California Pictures at Paramount Studios in Hollywood for their first full length feature film production The Daniel CONNECTION. An apocalypt

16/10/2014 Quantum Anticipates Profits For Fiscal Q2
Quantum has announced preliminary results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015, ended 30 September 2014. The company anticipates: • Total revenue of approximately $135m, at the top of Quantum's J

15/10/2014 Archimedia To Present 4K Paper At SMPTE Conference
Archimedia Technology's Chief Marketing Officer Josef Marc is to present a paper on 4K and UHD at the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition this month in Los Angeles. 'Viewing 4K and

15/10/2014 ATG Reports 'Healthy' SI Demand
ATG Danmon has said there is still a "healthy demand" for broadcast SI services within the industry. "The UK's formal switchover to file-based content delivery to broadcasters came into official ef

15/10/2014 Codex Recruits New Head Of Technical Marketing
Codex has recruited Jurgen Kantenwein as its new head of technical marketing. Herr Kantenwein brings over twenty years of experience in digital film workflow to Codex and will take a lead role in deve

15/10/2014 HHB's Scrub Supplies Avid S6
HHB's post-production division Scrub has supplied three Avid S6 control surfaces and the latest Pro Tools systems for Smoke & Mirrors' new London audio department. With offices in London, New York,

15/10/2014 Mongol TV Upgrade Playbox Setup
Mongolian broadcaster Mongol TV has upgraded the PlayBox Technology system at its headquarters in the country's capital city. Playout servers and integrated software were installed by engineering staf

15/10/2014 NOA To Attend IFTA Conference
NOA has announced it will attend the International Federation of Television Archives conference in Amsterdam (October 22-25) to present its range of video archiving solutions. NOA will demonstrate

15/10/2014 Panasonic Unveils Slim Display
Panasonic has unveiled an ultra-narrow, 3.5mm bezel display for video walls that will be available next month. The 55” TH-55LFV70 has been designed with the industry’s narrowest bezel and features

15/10/2014 Pinewood MBS Lighting Launches
Pinewood Shepperton has launched a joint venture with MBS3, the management company behind the Los Angeles-based Manhattan Beach Studios and MBS Equipment Company. Pinewood MBS Lighting launches at

15/10/2014 Shure Takes On WORK Pro Audio Deal
Shure Distribution UK (SDUK) has announced it is taking on a new line. Manufactured by Spanish audio company Equipson, founded in 1995 and based in Valencia, WORK Pro Audio products are aimed at sound

15/10/2014 Telestream Announces New Automated Captioning Solution
Telestream has announced that its new closed captioning software products, MacCaption (for Mac) and CaptionMaker (for Windows), are ready to meet the new FCC rules requiring the captioning of video cl

14/10/2014 AJA's Io 4K Selected For 'Gone Girl'
AJA Video Systems' Io 4K device for professional video and audio I/O has been selected for 4K playback VFX review on David Fincher's new film 'Gone Girl', starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Pat

14/10/2014 Artel Systems Becomes Employee-Owned
Artel Video Systems is now employee owned through the creation of its Systems Corporation Employee Ownership Trust. The Trust has been formed as an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), with the co