Broadcast News Archive for November, 2014
24/11/2014 NewTek Appoints VP Of Worldwide Marketing Communications
NewTek has appointed a new vice president of Worldwide Marketing Communications. Scott Gentry will now be responsible for corporate and product positioning, branding and identity, public relations,

24/11/2014 Platinum™ IP3 Routing Technology Deployed In London Headquarters
Imagine Communications has announced that its Platinum™ IP3 routing technology has been deployed in the new London headquarters of international post production company Smoke & Mirrors. The instal

24/11/2014 Sky Sports Selects I-MOVIX For Ryder Cup UHD Trial
Sky Sports selected full end-to-end production in 4K during The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagleswith 4K ultra-motion replays provided by the I-MOVIX X10 UHD. Sky Sports covered the week's action at Th

24/11/2014 Tedial Expands MAM Offering
Tedial has expanded its MAM offering at Oman TV. The expansion at the broadcaster's HD digital studio facility has enabled the launch of its new channel Oman TV Live with the addition of increased

21/11/2014 Dejero Launches LIVE+ NewsBook For Mac
Dejero has launched its LIVE+ NewsBook software for Mac notebooks. The new software transforms a Mac notebook into a video uplink solution for transmitting live HD or SD video feeds, as well as record

21/11/2014 Drone Aerial Pictures Merges With The Lens Foundry
Drone Aerial Pictures, based in MediaCityUK, have announced a merger with London based Aerial and VFX Camera Facilities company The Lens Foundry. Drone Aerial Pictures provides remote aerial filmin

21/11/2014 Goldcrest Post Invests In Pablo Rio 4K
US, East Coast creative house Goldcrest Post has invested in two Quantel Pablo Rio 4K colour and finishing systems and Pablo PA conform, preparation and workflow software for post production workflow

21/11/2014 Hawthorn Names DPA As Primary Mic Brand
Hawthorn, the UK's largest independent supplier of technical production services, has named DPA as its primary microphone brand. Established in 1987, the company employs over 120 staff from offices

21/11/2014 Red TX Upgrades Red 1 OB Truck
Red TX has upgraded its original Red 1 OB to give it 96kHz capability. Both Red I and Red II are equipped with HARMAN Studer Vista 8 consoles, with 96 mic amp capacity as standard. The original rec

21/11/2014 Risk-Taking Freelancers Recognised
The Rory Peck Awards have honoured the work of freelance cameramen and camerawomen in news and current affairs at an event hosted by Sky News' special correspondent Alex Crawford and Channel 4 News' I

21/11/2014 RTW Partners With IRT
RTW is to implement the IRT's (Institut für Rundfunktechnik) newly patented Continuous Loudness Controller into its future broadcast-focused audio equipment. IRT is the main research and developmen

20/11/2014 5A Studios: 'Reversioning' For The Future...
As an independent audio post house, which, over the last decade, outgrew the quiet West London mews address that gave us our name, we knew that moving to a new space in Soho would allow us to take on

20/11/2014 Blackmagic Announces Camera v 1.9.9
Blackmagic Design has announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a software update with multiple new features for the URSA digital film camera. One of the new features is support for higher frame rate reco

20/11/2014 Canford: Overcoming Audio Install Problems
Canford has been helping engineers overcome issues with audio and video installs and equipment for over 35 years, whether something as simple as a call to the free technical support team or deploying

20/11/2014 Riedel Connects Daimler's 'Future Truck' Demo
Riedel Communications has supplied equipment to Daimler for the first demonstration of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025, the world's first truck capable of driving autonomously. S.I. XL Video su

20/11/2014 RTW Exhibiting At NAT Expo
RTW is currently exhibiting its Masterclass PlugIns Mastering Tools and Loudness Tools software and the TM3-Primus at this year's NAT Expo in Russia. The company is appearing at the booth of Russian d

20/11/2014 SIS LIVE Delivers Six SNG Vehicles To Sky News
SIS LIVE has delivered six new Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) vehicles to Sky News. The HD trucks are the latest in a series of satellite uplink systems commissioned by Sky News. "Our highly specia

20/11/2014 SMPTE Celebrates Record-Breaking 2014 Conference
The SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition achieved record-breaking paid attendance, the body has announced. "SMPTE 2014 demonstrat

20/11/2014 The New Era Of Audio Consumption...
Technological changes are affecting the scope of what music consumers and artists are taking in, writes Leeds-based Eiger Studios co-owner Jack Simpson. In the early years of my falling in love wit

20/11/2014 The User Experience: Why It Matters In Controlling Content
Simplicity is key when putting content control in the hands of the end user, writes Menno Koopmans, senior VP subscription broadcasting at Universal Electronics. Content is everywhere. It is being

19/11/2014 AJA CION Available To Order
AJA has begun accepting orders for its new CION production camera, with an anticipated ship date of the end of December. Unveiled at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas, CION is capable of shooting a

19/11/2014 AVI Studio Upgrades To SGO Mistika
Slovakian AVI Studio has upgraded its AVID DS suite to a Mistika colour grading and finishing system from SGO. AVI Studio chose Mistika when they realised Avid was discontinuing the DS range, which

19/11/2014 Dante Card, New Firmware Available For Sennheiser Digital 9000 Series
Sennheiser has announced the release of its Dante card for the EM 9046 receiver, enabling the Digital 9000 wireless microphone system to be integrated into Dante audio-over-IP networks. Also availa

19/11/2014 Forbidden Seals Reseller Agreement With 09 Technology
Forbidden Technologies has announced an agreement with Rome- and Milan-based media-technology reseller 09 Technology. 09 Technology will resell the Forscene service to broadcasters, production and

19/11/2014 Holdan To Distribute VariCam In UK
Holdan has taken delivery of the newly launched 4K VariCam and is to support the manufacturer’s launch in the UK. Holdan has been a distribution partner of Panasonic for over seven years. The di