Broadcast News Archive for May, 2014
12/05/2014 ARRI's Ultra Wide Zoom Begins Shipping
ARRI's new Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 will begin shipping in May, the company has said. Boasting an image circle of 34.5 mm, the optical performance of the UWZ is optimised for modern digital sen

12/05/2014 Avid Announces Webinar Session
Avid is to host a free webinar Q&A panel session on 14 May to explore how product innovations built on the Avid MediaCentral Platform meet the needs of both educators and students. The session will

12/05/2014 ICS Media Chooses Custom Consoles Module-R & Media Wall
ICS Media Production, one of Moldova's leading broadcast playout service-providers, has chosen Custom Consoles Module-R and Media Wall as part of an expansion of its technical facilities. The installa

12/05/2014 Projection Studio Lights Up Colchester Castle
Projection artist and digital art specialist Ross Ashton of London-based The Projection Studio has created three new 'son et lumière' shows for Colchester Castle in the UK. The work comprises projecti

12/05/2014 Robe Gets Smart for Čo Ja Viem?!
Robe has supplied lighting for a new design by Martin Kubanka for the RTVS (Radio & Television Slovakia) quiz show series Čo Ja Viem?! (What do I know?!), recorded at Mlynska Dolina film studios

12/05/2014 RTL9 Selects Marquis for Project Parking
Marquis Broadcast has announced that Luxembourgish television channel RTL9 is now using its archive and retrieve solution Project Parking to archive content at the station. Project Parking, which is m

12/05/2014 SGO To Show Mistika Upgrade At BroadcastAsia
SGO will be showcasing its leading Mistika colour grading and online finishing system at this year's BroadcastAsia conference, the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 17 – 20 June. Mistika is a finish

12/05/2014 West Ocean String Quartet Choose DPA Mics
The West Ocean String Quartet, winner of The Irish Times/The Ticket's Trad CD of the Year 2013 are now using DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones. The mics were supplied by DPA's Irish Distributor

12/05/2014 Wolf Hall Begins Filming At Bottle Yard Studios
Company Pictures, the London-based production company behind the new BBC adaptation of Wolf Hall, has returned to The Bottle Yard after using the Studios last year as the base for Restoration drama Ne

09/05/2014 Camera Corps' Q3 At GTC AGM
The Guild of Television Cameramen is returning to the grounds of Aynho Park in Oxfordshire on Sunday May 18 for its 42nd Annual General Meeting and GTC Awards Day. The event is to include presentat

09/05/2014 Cobham Showcase PRORXD And Nano HDTX at BroadcastAsia2014
Cobham is to feature its new receiver platform, the PRORXD and its mini digital video transmitter, at this year's BroadcastAsia show in Singapore. The PRORXD, which includes 1080p60 4:2:2 10-bit de

09/05/2014 HARMAN's Soundcraft Releases Software Updates
HARMAN’s Soundcraft today announced that its new Si Expression/Si Performer V1.6 software and Si Compact V3.1 software is available for download. These new software updates offer new features and impr

09/05/2014 NUGEN Releases Update For Visualizer Suite
NUGEN Audio has released a "significant" update of its Visualizer audio analysis suite. Designed for music production professionals, Visualizer now supports the Avid® AAX 64-bit format for both PC and

09/05/2014 Polecam Helps Celebrate Mustang's 50th
One of the auto industry's most iconic muscle cars has just turned 50. Ford Motor Co. unveiled the first Mustang at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964, causing a sensation when it was introdu

09/05/2014 PROVYS Bridges Another Gap In Istanbul
In the modern world, business development requires the bridging of many gaps. On the eastern edges of Europe, by the famous Bosphorus Bridge, TTNET have selected Provys Software Architecture to bridge

09/05/2014 Riedel Unveils WAN-Capable MediorNet Solution And 2.0 Update
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, has announced the release of the company's first wide area network (WAN)-focused solution: the

09/05/2014 The Industry Re-Tools: New Cameras And Cine-Style Shooting (Pt.1)
Get a grip: George Jarrett talks to three of the major players in the camera support market – Vinten, OConnor and Miller – and wonders if there are many technical and functional advances still to find

09/05/2014 The Industry Re-Tools: New Cameras And Cine-Style Shooting (Pt.2)
Get a grip: George Jarrett talks to three of the major players in the camera support market – Vinten, OConnor and Miller – and wonders if there are many technical and functional advances still to find

09/05/2014 Vinten Celebrates 20 Years Of Vector
Vinten has announced it is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of its range of Vector pan and tilt heads. The seven pan and tilt heads that make up the range include the Vector 75, based on the Vect

08/05/2014 'Hey, Joe!' A New Era In Multi-Channel Audio Capture (Pt. 1)
JoeCo is perhaps most known in the industry for its BLACKBOX RECORDER, live multi-channel audio capture solution, which the company's research and development team worked on since JoeCo's establishmen

08/05/2014 'Hey, Joe!' A New Era In Multi-Channel Audio Capture (Pt. 2)
JoeCoRemote has seen the company adapt its output to suit the proliferation of tablets such as the iPad. Has the popularity of these devices created an imperative within the industry to utilise the

08/05/2014 Camera Corps Announces MeerCat Mini HD Cam
Camera Corps has announced a new addition to its range of speciality cameras; the MeerCat Miniature HD. Developed by the company in response to demand from sports, reality-television and stage-show

08/05/2014 CAT6, Or Not CAT6, That Is The Question...
It is almost impossible these days to imagine a company without its own data network. These may vary in complexity and quality from CAT5e, CAT6, up to CAT6a. At first these look very similar, but they

08/05/2014 DirectOut Revolutionises Touring Playback
Wigwam Hire has been a leading supplier of sound systems and equipment for touring and dry hire for over 30 years. Alex Hadjigeorgiou, Technical Specialist at Wigwam Hire, explains how one small box h

08/05/2014 Getting A Grip On Your Production...
Getting the right equipment to add value to your production can be difficult, especially when there are so many different products available, says Mark Scotton, Sales Manager, Cameragrip. Creating