Broadcast News Archive for December, 2014
04/12/2014 RTÉ Selects LiveU For Newsgathering Ops
Irish national broadcaster RTÉ has chosen cellular uplinking technology from LiveU in its newsgathering operations. The project has been managed and supported by LiveU's Ireland partner, Tyrell. RT

04/12/2014 Sonnet Launches PCIe SSD Card
Sonnet Technologies has announced the Tempo PCIe SSD PCI Express (PCIe) solid state drive (SSD) card with a 512GB SSD module. The Sonnet PCIe SSD card serves as an alternative to traditional storag

04/12/2014 The Living Room Of The Future: Who Will Win The Battle For Control?
The living room has evolved from the introduction of the television in the 1930s, where it competed with radio as the main source of family entertainment, to almost 90 years later, where the humble tu

04/12/2014 Thomson Conducts Five HD Channels Broadcast
Thomson Video Networks is conducting France's first demo video broadcast of five HD channels in a DTTV 24.8 Mbps multiplex, enabled by the company's ViBE EM4000 premium HD/SD encoder and NetProcessor

04/12/2014 Visual Data Merges With re:fine
US post-production and digital distribution facility Visual Data Media Services has acquired a majority stake in London-based content processing and digital-media provider re:fine. The deal will p

03/12/2014 Becoming California, With DPA Mics
DPA Mics were selected for the filming of Becoming California, a two-hour documentary sponsored by The California Environmental Legacy Project that explores the history of the state's national parks.

03/12/2014 db Broadcast Enables UK DAB Roll Out
dB Broadcast is supplying its Cardinal intelligent Mains Distribution Unit (iMDU) for the UK roll out of DAB transmitter systems, being managed by Arqiva. The Cardinal iMDU can change over between

03/12/2014 Matrox Prepares For ISE 2015
Matrox Video and Matrox Graphics are to share stand 11-F68 at ISE 2015 (Amsterdam RAI, Feb. 10-12). Matrox Video will showcase the Monarch HD video streaming and recording appliance and the new VS4

03/12/2014 PlayBox Demos Latest Gear At NATExpo
PlayBox Technology demonstrated its latest technologies at this year's NATExpo exhibition in Moscow, November 19-21. ProductionAirBox provides content playout for news, live broadcasts, virt

03/12/2014 RTS Announces Craft & Design Winners (Pt 1)
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the winners for the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014. This year saw TV professionals competing in 25 categories for a Royal Television Society A

03/12/2014 RTS Announces Craft & Design Winners (Pt 2)
Production Design – Drama Jennifer Kernke, Utopia – Series 2, Kudos for Channel 4 "This series has successfully translated the world of the graphic novel to television. The suspenseful st

03/12/2014 Tim Cunningham Rejoins Altered Images
Altered Images has appointed Tim Cunningham as Senior Business Development Manager – for Midlands, Wales, and West of England. Mr Cunningham rejoins three years after working at Presteigne Charter

02/12/2014 ATG Danmon Supplies Dalet AmberFin To ABS Broadcast
ATG Danmon has supplied Dalet AmberFin high quality transcoding and file-player software for the core of ABS Broadcast's playout facility in west London. "A very large proportion of content from ou

02/12/2014 Evert And I-MOVIX Announce Collaboration
Evertz and I-MOVIX are collaborating to provide integrated ultra-motion solutions combining I-MOVIX X10 camera systems and the Evertz DreamCatcher. DreamCatcher provides story-telling capabilities

02/12/2014 Eyeheight Reports 'Innovative, Successful' 2014
Eyeheight has said 2014 was one of its "most innovative and successful years" since the company was formed in 1992 by BBC-trained engineers Steve Crocker and Martin Moore. Eyeheight's CC-2M colour

02/12/2014 New Orleans Pelicans Deploy TVU Pack IP
The NBA's New Orleans Pelicans have deployed TVUPack live mobile IP and TVU Grid IP video solutions to expand live video capabilities. For the 2014 season, the Pelicans sought a solution to better

02/12/2014 Riedel Supports Red Bull eSports
Riedel's MediorNet real-time network, RockNet audio system, and Artist digital matrix intercom system are being used in the Red Bull eSports studio at Red Bull Media House's North American Headquarter

02/12/2014 TCB Reports 80 Hours Of Sales In Asia
TCB Media Rights has reports over 80 hours of sales in Asia, including a new package deal with National Geographic Channels (NGC) Asia. NGC has acquired three titles – Dog Patrol, for Fox Interna

02/12/2014 TV Production - Introductory Initiative To Launch At ITTP Conference
A new initiative to evaluate people entering the TV production industry is to be launched at the 2015 Conference of the Institute of Training in TV Production (ITTP) at Pinewood Studios in January.

01/12/2014 Edit Studios Installs Mistika Post Production System
Edit Studios has installed a Mistika post production system and Mistika Assist Station at its newly-refurbished post production facility in Tel Aviv, SGO has announced. The post house specialises

01/12/2014 GatesAir Recognises Latest Patents At A Ceremony In Cincinnati
Company executives have recognised the innovators of GatesAir's latest patents at a ceremony at the Oasis Conference Center in Cincinnati. Following an address from GatesAir CEO Phil Argyris, Chie

01/12/2014 Globecast Launches Téléfrance In The UK
Globecast have launched Téléfrance, its French television package, in the UK. The package is now available via a range of Pay TV platforms, including Now TV box, Roku Box, iOS/Android mobile devic

01/12/2014 Panasonic Launch New Remote Camera
Panasonic has launched a new remote camera with a range of features that make it ideal for the lecture, conference and leisure market. Featuring a newly developed 1/2.3-type MOS sensor and a Digit

01/12/2014 Vislink To Extend Formula E Coverage
Vislink is to provide extended live HD coverage of the second Formula E race taking place in Malaysia this Sunday 22nd November. For the second time, viewers will benefit from the footage provided

01/12/2014 Vitec Videocom Brands Used For Sons of Anarchy
As the acclaimed FX series Sons of Anarchy nears its finale, director of photography Paul Maibaum, ASC continues to rely on solutions from Anton/Bauer, Litepanels, and OConnor during the production's