Broadcast News Archive for July, 2014
03/07/2014 Lawo Supplies German World Cup
German national public broadcasters ARD and ZDF have selected Lawo's V__link4 unit as an IP network stagebox to manage signal transfer for live coverage of the World Cup from Brazil. Accompanying T

03/07/2014 Leader To Showcase in Brazil
Leader Instruments is to showcase for the first time the latest version of its LV 5490 4K-capable picture and signal monitor, as well as the LT 4600 multiformat video signal generator, at the SET Expo

03/07/2014 Music Producers Guild Announces Fifth Q-Time
The Music Producers Guild has announced it will host another of it Q Time events at the Seven Dials Club in London's Covent Garden on July 15. "Loosely based on the BBC's Question Time format, MPG

03/07/2014 Panasonic Launches AVCCAM Warranty Extension
Panasonic has revealed the launch of a new two-year warranty extension for AVCCAM camera recorder models. Standard warranty period applied to AVCCAM camera recorders is three years, calculated from

03/07/2014 Rascular Announces IBC2014 Lineup
UK-based broadcast software company Rascular specialises in PC-based control and media management applications that give operators and engineers direct and task-focussed control of broadcast equipment

02/07/2014 Anevia Flamingo XS Selected For Croix-Rouge
Anevia Enterprise has announced that an Anevia Flamingo XS head-end has been selected as the core of a new television distribution installation designed for Croix-Rouge française, the French Red Cross

02/07/2014 Bulgarian International Television Selects DPA Mics
Bulgarian International Television (BiT), a Chicago-based TV station serving Bulgarians in the U.S., is using DPA Microphones to fulfil the audio requirements for all of its programs. The station h

02/07/2014 Derek Yee Selects Blackmagic 4K Cam
Award winning director Derek Yee has purchased the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K for his production team and to provide footage for his new film 'I Am Somebody'. When preparing for his film 'I Am

02/07/2014 Front Porch Promotes Phil Jackson
Front Porch Digital has promoted Phil Jackson from chief operations officer to chief strategy officer. Mr Jackson will be responsible for driving innovation and strategy for Front Porch Digital. "P

02/07/2014 HARMAN’s Soundcraft Launches 'How To' Video
HARMAN’s Soundcraft is offering 'How To' instructional video series on its website, The videos focus on the Si Series of digital consoles and include a variety of topics from basic

02/07/2014 Miller Introduces Air Tripod System To US
Miller Camera Support is introducing its Air Tripod System range to the US market. The range includes the Air Alloy System (3001) and Air Carbon Fibre System (3005). "The Air Tripod Systems offer p

02/07/2014 RTS Student TV Awards Entry Opens
The Royal Television Society has opened entries for the RTS Student Television Awards 2014. The Awards, which recognise the best in student television from across the UK, are celebrating their twentie

02/07/2014 Shure Supplies Royal Society
Winchester-based AV integrator Whitwam has installed two Shure SCM820 eight-channel automatic audio mixers and three Sound Devices PIX260 AV recorders at the headquarters of The Royal Society in Londo

02/07/2014 Source Announces Genelec 8000 Promo
To mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Genelec 8000 series range of active monitors, UK distributor Source Distribution has announced a limited promotion on all five models in the 8000 seri

02/07/2014 Support Partners Orders Eyeheight BroadcastSafePP
Support Partners has ordered seven of Eyeheight's BroadcastSafePP legaliser plug-ins for Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as seven USB single-licence keys. Designed for use with desktop and laptop compu

01/07/2014 Atomos Ninja Star Launches
Atomos' Ninja Star has completed initial production runs and is being shipped to the reseller channel ready to meet pre-orders, it has been announced. Launched at NAB, the Ninja Star facilitates cr

01/07/2014 Augmenting The World Cup...
Augmented reality specialists Vizrt have been supplying Austrian national broadcaster ORF (Österreichischer Rundfunk) with Viz Libero, the company's sports analysis system, for broadcasting coverage o

01/07/2014 BBC Studios Archives With Front Porch Digital
BBC Studios and Post Production's Digital Media Services business is installing Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive CSM and DIVAdirector media asset management (MAM) systems. The systems will enable t

01/07/2014 Chairworks Builds Prism Sound Roster
West Yorkshire-based The Chairworks, the north of England's largest residential recording studio complex, has purchased a further two Prism Sound ADA-8XR multi-channel AD/DA converters to add to its g

01/07/2014 Chinese Delegation Visits Elstree
Bi-lateral trade and investment between China and the UK continues to grow, not least within the broadcast industry. In June, a Chinese film and TV industry delegation from Beijing paid a visit to Lon

01/07/2014 Fineline Media Finance Supports Charity Avid Upgrade
Fineline Media Finance has supported the MAMA Youth Project (MYP) to enable the purchase of two Avid Media Composer Symphony edit suites, as the charity upgrades its equipment to HD. Each year MYP

01/07/2014 LiveU Announce IBC2014 Lineup
Portable acquisition specialists LiveU are to present a range of bonded 3G/4G uplink solutions at this year's IBC in Amsterdam. The solutions to be presented at the show have been used at major news a

01/07/2014 Pinewood Expansion Approved
Pinewood Studios is to expand, following the granting of planning permission by the UK's Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. The Pinewood Studios Development Framework (PSDF) i

01/07/2014 Quantel Selected For 4K Final
Quantel's colour and finishing systems are to assist Sony's 4K production of this summer's World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro. The company has supplied a Genetic Engineering 2 (GE2) system for Sony's 4

01/07/2014 Riedel Flies Red Bull Race
Riedel Communications is facilitating signal transport and communications for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship season that started Feb. 28 in Abu Dhabi. The series continued on to Rovinj, C