Broadcast News Archive for December, 2014
10/12/2014 RTS Launches Scotland Awards 2014
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has launched the RTS Scotland Awards 2014. This year will see the introduction of three new categories to the production awards: Referendum Programme, Short Form

10/12/2014 SMPTE Announces 'Ambitious' 2015 Calendar
2014 was a very productive year for SMPTE and much of the work over the past year will fuel further growth and progress for the Society in 2015, writes Peter Weitzel, Hon Secretary and Treasurer of SM

09/12/2014 Clear-Com Ships LQ Series
Clear-Com is now shipping the LQ series, a new family of connectivity devices for linking intercom and audio systems over LAN, WAN or IP networks. LQ utilizes the low latency audio CODEC OPUS, whic

09/12/2014 HHB Supplies 16-Fader Avid S6 To Silverglade Post
HHB's Scrub has supplied London's Silverglade Post Production with a 16-fader Avid S6 M10 control surface for its 5.1-equipped audio dubbing studio. The installation follows an upgrade to Pro Tools

09/12/2014 Miller Awards Classic Tripod To Dreamflight Charity
Miller Fluid Heads has awarded an LP '54 Classic Tripod to raffle winner and freelance camera operator Peter Baughan, GTC, IOV for the 2014 KITPLUS Tour, a tv-bay event, recently held a raffle to rais

09/12/2014 NETIA Appoints New Sales Managers
NETIA has appointed Mathieu Poussin as sales manager for the Middle East and Africa and Séverine Olivier as sales manager for Western Europe. "In his time here at NETIA so far, Mathieu has made the

09/12/2014 Riedel Appoints Director Of Product Management
Riedel Communications has appointed Jake Dodson as director of product management. Mr Dodson will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the Riedel product range and its development.

09/12/2014 Rotolight Appoints Digital Distribution
Rotolight has appointed Digital Distribution LTD as a distributor to the specialist photographic retail trade. Rotolight supplies portable lighting for the video and photographic markets. This late

09/12/2014 Tedial Appoints Director, Global Operations
Tedial has appointed Terry Spittle as its new Director of Global Operations and Support. Mr Spittle will have oversight of Tedial's Implementation Engineering, Installation and Service and Support

08/12/2014 Ericsson Opens New Paris Facility
Ericsson has opened a new broadcast and media services facility in Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris. The Mediadome houses a 3,000 square meter state-of-the-art TV facility as well as the offices of Can

08/12/2014 Forbidden Offers Forscene Webinar
Forbidden Technologies is offering a free webinar to introduce the new Forscene environment to editors, producers, directors, and others involved in video creation. The webinar will be hosted on Tu

08/12/2014 MPAA Chief Of Operations To Retire
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has announced that Executive Vice President for Content Protection and Chief of Operations, Michael D. Robinson will retire in March 2015. At the be

08/12/2014 Panasonic To Launch AW-HE130
Panasonic is set to launch its new AW-HE130 3MOS HD integrated camera this month, following its announcement at the Monitor Expo in Copenhagen at the start of November. The new AW-HE130 remote came

08/12/2014 Pinewood Acquires Aviva Stake In SSPP
Pinewood Shepperton has acquired 50% interest in the Shepperton Studios Property Partnership (SSPP) formerly owned by clients of Aviva Investors. The move makes Pinewood now the sole owner of SSPP.

08/12/2014 Sky Bet Sold To CVC
Sky is to sell a controlling stake in its online betting and gaming business Sky Betting & Gaming to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth £800m. Sky will receive cash of £600m on c

08/12/2014 VIETV Purchases Five Playbox AirBox Servers
VIETV Network, the largest Vietnamese television network in America, has purchased five AirBox servers for its production headquarters in Houston, Texas. VIETV created the first Asian channel to br

05/12/2014 Axon Releases SMART DVB Suite
Axon Digital Design has released SMART DVB, a suite of tools to monitor, report and analyze live MPEG-2 and DVB transport streams. SMART DVB provides comprehensive insight into operational integrit

05/12/2014 Custom Consoles Fits Out Sheffield Uni
Two Custom Consoles Module-R Lite control room desks have been commissioned by the University of Sheffield as part of a new 'Broadcast Zone' for the Department of Journalism Studies. Both desks are

05/12/2014 DIRECTV Launches 4K VOD
DIRECTV has launched a new 4K video-on-demand (VOD) service, making it the first multi-channel video provider to offer commercial 4K Ultra HD programming direct to TVs. DIRECTV is a provider of dig

05/12/2014 Editec Supplies I-MOVIX X10 UHD
UK supplier Editec has announced it is now offering high speed technology from I-MOVIX via the X10 UHD, the highest specification 4K-ready Ultra-Motion camera available. It can provide ultra-motion

05/12/2014 Indigo Hotel Selects Otrum IPTV Services
Otrum has been chosen by the Indigo Hotel in central Paris for its new IPTV services. Otrum's IPTV offering is a turnkey solution, currently up and running. Guests staying at the hotel will be able

05/12/2014 Red Giant Updates Shooter Suite
Red Giant has released the latest update to its Shooter Suite collection of purpose-built applications for DoPs, videographers, shooters and filmmakers. Headlining the Shooter Suite 12.6.1 release

05/12/2014 WISYCOM Powers NYC Thanksgiving Parade
Clair Broadcast chose the MFL RF Distribution system from WISYCOM as part of its contract to supply wireless audio needs for the live broadcast of the Thanksgiving Day parade held this year in New Yor

04/12/2014 Forbidden Releases Updated Interface And Website
Forbidden Technologies has released the new version of Forscene with a redesigned interface. This is in addition to new company and Forscene product websites. The new Forscene website offers two av

04/12/2014 Ianiro To Introduce New Wireless Monitors
Ianiro International will introduce its new range of wireless monitors at BVE 2015 in London. The new models feature 7", 8" and 10.1" screens, are optimised for use outdoors in full sunlight and can r