Broadcast News Archive for June, 2014
09/06/2014 DPA Selected For Bentley Corporate
Portsmouth-based MLS Audio recently selected DPA Mics for assistance at a corporate event for car manufacturer Bentley at the Royal Exchange in London. The set-up proved quite tricky, given the venue'

09/06/2014 Marquis: Effective Tools For Efficient Shared Storage Administration
Post Production editors are busy people. In recent years, the number of staff creating content has started to outweigh those who manage it and so some administration processes have tended to ‘slip’ d

09/06/2014 PAG Supplies 1,000 Units Of Gold Mount PAGlink Battery
Portable power solutions provider PAG has announced the purchase of 1,000 units of its new Gold Mount (3-Stud, Snap-On) PAGlink battery by Video Equipment Rentals (VER). Launched at NAB 2014, the P

09/06/2014 RTS Opens Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has launched the RTS Craft & Design Awards 2013/2014. The Awards recognise "the huge variety of skills and processes involved in programme production, from editing t

09/06/2014 Sennheiser UK Launches Trade In Trade Up
Sennheiser UK has launched a new stage in its on-going initiative to ensure that all wireless microphone users are operating on legal UK frequencies. Trade In Trade Up, which runs for three months

09/06/2014 Sony Launches PXW-X160
Sony has launched the PXW-X160, the latest addition to the Sony XDCAM™ Series. The PXW-X160 features three 1/3" Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors and a newly developed 25x optical zoom G-Lens that extends fr

09/06/2014 The Foundry Launches OCULA 4
UK software developer The Foundry has announced the launch of OCULA 4, the latest version of its software plug-in toolset for NUKE, designed to address the problems with stereoscopic imagery. "OCUL

09/06/2014 World Cup 4K At BroadcastAsia
BroadcastAsia2014 is to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the technology powering this year's World Cup in Brazil. Returning to Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 17 – 20 June, BroadcastAsia2014 wi

06/06/2014 Integrated IT Playout, By George Jarrett (Pt. 1)
Open the box: As SDI starts to look inadequate and fade away, and we think in terms of IP and IT, the term Channel-in-a-Box has surely had its time. George Jarrett talks to Pebble Beach, Grass Valley,

06/06/2014 Integrated IT Playout, By George Jarrett (Pt. 2)
On the matter of what users expect a CIAB to offer, Scott Rose, director of product management with Grass Valley, said: “Customers often look for specific features and functionality driven by their bu

06/06/2014 Integrated IT Playout, By George Jarrett (Pt. 3)
What has Pixel Power developed and/or combined specifically to serve this market sector? "The play out software runs on the Clarity graphics engine. A format-independent server is built which, with a

06/06/2014 LiveU Facilitates Charity Event
LiveU has deployed its LU500 technology to provide online coverage of the 22nd Life Ball AIDS charity event. The event took place on May 31 in the Vienna City Hall on the Vienna Ringstraße. Now in

06/06/2014 Roll To Record Goes Back To School
NEP company Roll To Record, provider of robotic camera systems and semi-permanent studio installations, is working with production company Twofour to provide the fixed rig technical hardware, planning

06/06/2014 The Foundry Appoints Doreen Lorenzo To Board Of Directors
Creative software developer The Foundry has announced the appointment of design industry veteran Doreen Lorenzo to its Board of Directors. Ms Lorenzo has been working in the design industry for mo

06/06/2014 The Look Gets Cinematic For 'Quirke'
London high-end post facility, The Look, recently completed the picture post production for BBC's major three part drama series 'Quirke' on its Quantel Pablo Rio system. Set in 1950s Ireland and B

05/06/2014 A Viable Economic Alternative to AD...
Both Spoken Subtitling and Audio Description may be candidate services that could benefit from the application of Text-To-Speech technology, says John Birch, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Screen Sys

05/06/2014 Camera Corps MeerCat In APAC Debut At BroadcastAsia
Camera Corps has chosen Broadcast Asia for the APAC launch of its new Q3 advanced robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus head and MeerCat miniature broadcast camera. Introduced as prototypes at the NAB Show in A

05/06/2014 Codex Showcases At Cine Gear 2014
Codex is highlighting the integration of Codex Vault and other Codex-developed recording systems, from partners including ARRI, Dolby, FilmLight and Ncam, to create streamlined capture-to-post workflo

05/06/2014 Fineline Supplies Funding To Cloudbass
Fineline Media Finance supplied funding to facilitate the growth of UK broadcast solutions provider Cloudbass. As well as purchasing new camera chains and cabling for its OB arm, the deal also qualifi

05/06/2014 JVC Announces Upgrade For GY-HM600 & GY-HM650
A free firmware upgrade (v.3.0) for JVC’s GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 handheld camcorders is now available to download, significantly improving the performance of both machines. The firmware upgrade deli

05/06/2014 Litepanels Introduces ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Colour Fixture
Litepanels has released its new ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color panel, offering a light output that is up to four times brighter than the company's traditional 1x1 Bi-Color fixture, high CRI (Colour Rendering Inde

05/06/2014 NETIA's iSnippet Available In iTunes App Store
NETIA has announced that the company's iSnippet audio editing tool for iPhone and iPad is now available from the iTunes App Store. iSnippet allows iOS device users to edit and index media from their m

05/06/2014 Playbox Delivers Solution For SPI USA
PlayBox Technology USA has delivered a fully integrated multi-channel Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) workflow to SPI International USA. The solution allows two new channels, DocuBox & FashionBox, to

05/06/2014 Rotolight's ANOVA Floodlight, 'In The Flesh'
Director of Photography Dale McCready has been working with the Rotolight ANOVA V2 on the set of the BBC's Zombie Drama 'In the Flesh'. Winner of the BAFTA TV Craft award for best Drama, BBC's 'In the

05/06/2014 Shiver Me Timbers!
Lawo's mc²56 console was selected by the Zenith de Strasbourg to facilitate its recent cine-concert of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean, The Curse Of The Black Pearl. The film was screened in front o