Broadcast News Archive for May, 2014
08/05/2014 HE-AAC Test Suite Launched by Digital TV Labs and Fraunhofer IIS
Digital TV Labs and Fraunhofer IIS have joined forces to develop the world's first MPEG-4 HE-AAC audio test suite for DVB receivers. Digital TV Labs, the digital media and device testing firm worke

08/05/2014 Parisian Creative Sound Selects SSL Consoles
Three Solid State Logic C300 HD Master Studio Systems and one C10 HD have been selected by Creative Sound, a Parisian post production facility serving the film and TV production markets. The studio

08/05/2014 SMPTE Releases NAB Report
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has released its report following up on this year's NAB Show, held in Las Vegas at the beginning of April... SMPTE has accomplished mu

08/05/2014 Twitter To Deliver Visionary Address At BroadcastAsia2014
The power of social media is undeniable, as people spend more time on social media platforms, surpassing everyday Internet activities such as checking emails. In 2013, social media activity was the mo

07/05/2014 DECODE Announces London Networking Event
Camera, grip and lighting supplier Decode has announced a free networking event it will be holding to facilitate collaboration within the industry sector. "When we ally the power of social media wi

07/05/2014 Grass Valley Announces BroadcastAsia Lineup
Grass Valley is to exhibit its range of live production, news production and playout technologies on Stand 5B3-01 at BroadcastAsia2014, being held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, June 17-20. "Broa

07/05/2014 Imagine Seals Distribution Deal With Tech Data
Imagine Communications has signed a distribution agreement with Tech Data Corporation, a distributor of technology products, services and solutions. The deal means Tech Data will distribute Imagine Co

07/05/2014 ITV Acquires Leftfield In US Deal
UK commercial broadcaster ITV plc has acquired a controlling stake in Leftfield Entertainment Group, in a deal that makes ITV Studios US Group the largest independent unscripted producer in the US.

07/05/2014 Jim Henson Creature Shop Selects DPA Mics
The Jim Henson Creature Shop, founded by leading puppeteer Jim Henson and British illustrator Brian Froud, has been a leader in special/visual effects for more than 30 years. The company’s effects

07/05/2014 Magic Box Editorial Selects Avid MediaCentral
Avid has announced that Magic Box Editorial, a post-production facility located in Nashville, USA, is using the its MediaCentral Platform, along with technology inspired by the Avid Everywhere strateg

07/05/2014 New Products Announced For PLASA Focus: Baltimore 2014
New products have been announced by some of the companies exhibiting at this year's PLASA Focus: Baltimore, taking place at the Reitz Arena, Loyola University, on May 8 - 9. Philips Entertainmen

07/05/2014 On Set Tech Adopts Blackmagic Workflow
Blackmagic Design has announced that UK-based On Set Tech (O.S.T.) Ltd has implemented a colour management workflow for digital dailies, based on DaVinci Resolve 10 during the filming of Mathew Vaugha

07/05/2014 Pixel Power Selected For New Bollywood Channel
Pixel Power's OnDemand solution has been selected by Middle East free-to-air broadcaster MBC as part of the launch of its new Bollywood channel. "Pixel OnDemand is aimed at broadcasters who need hi

07/05/2014 Riedel Shakes Up Marketing Team
Christian Bockskopf, marketing manager at Riedel Communications, has been promoted to head of marketing at the company. In addition, Serkan Güner has been hired to be the company's new marketing and c

06/05/2014 Adorama Stocks Blackmagic Studio Camera
Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, is now selling the new Blackmagic Studio Camera, following its announcement at this year's NAB. The Blackm

06/05/2014 Audio Network Appoints UK Head
International music specialist Audio Network has appointed Jay Greenwood as Head of A&R UK. Mr Greenwood joins the company after running his own Artist/Composer Management Company and as A&R for Xtra

06/05/2014 Broadcast Rental Adds GV's LDX XS Camera System
Netherlands-based rental house Broadcast Rental has purchased Grass Valley's LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion camera system, along with companion XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber base stations an

06/05/2014 Digigram at BroadcastAsia2014
At BroadcastAsia2014, Digigram has announced it will feature "a complete range of products designed to address the requirements of all applications and budgets." The company will highlight a new RA

06/05/2014 Discovery Communications Selects Digital Nirvana's Monitor IQ
Digital Nirvana has announced that Discovery Communications selected its Monitor IQ™ broadcast monitoring system. The system will be used to monitor 45 live channels for Discovery North America’s broa

06/05/2014 Lithuanian Broadcaster Updates Front Porch Systems
Front Porch Digital has announced that Lithuanian broadcaster LNK is upgrading its DIVArchive® CSM and DIVAdirector® media asset management (MAM) systems. DIVArchive drives the file-based workflow for

06/05/2014 MundoFox Selects PlayBox AdBox
MundoFox, a joint venture between FOX International Channels (FIC), News Corporation’s international multi-media business and RCN, the Latin American television network and production company, has cho

06/05/2014 Music Editor Stephen Lotwis Selects HARMAN's Lexicon PCM
Hollywood music editor Stephen Lotwis is using HARMAN's Lexicon PCM Native Reverb Plug-In Bundle as part of his editing and production processes on a day-to-day basis. Mr Lotwis has been using Lexi

06/05/2014 RTW Launches TM3-Primus
RTW has launched the TM3-Primus, following its announcement at this year's NAB Show in Las Vegas. The latest model from the TouchMonitor series provides a full set of instruments for level and loudnes

06/05/2014 SGO Reports Successful NAB
SGO reported a "highly successful outcome at NAB," having showcased its Mistika post production systems and Mamba FX compositing software. The company showcased its new Spatial Isolation Toolset fo

02/05/2014 Aframe Reveals Its Latest Upload Partner
Aframe have revealed their latest Upload Partner is to be VTR North, based in Manchester and Leeds, further widening the software firm's reach. With a network of Upload Partners already established a