Broadcast News Archive for August, 2014
20/08/2014 Training Tomorrow's OB Technicians
Ours is a hungry and demanding industry. It requires a constant supply of highly skilled and dedicated technicians who are willing to work hard, under often difficult circumstances, to help deliver th

20/08/2014 Viaccess-Orca Announces Partners For Dynamic Sentinel
Viaccess-Orca has announced that the company's Dynamic Sentinel cardless conditional access system (CAS) will be embedded on certified set-top boxes (STBs) from Askey Computer Corporation and ASTON, a

20/08/2014 Vizrt Prepares For IBC2014
Vizrt has confirmed its attendance at this year's IBC show, Hall 7 Booth A10. The company will showcase a range of products to integrate with file-based digital media platforms including TV, online

19/08/2014 Bradley Announces New Developments For IBC2014
Bradley Engineering is to present two new developments at this year's IBC show in Amsterdam. The first is ELKAM, a new mini HD camera suitable for goalposts and nest boxes, and the second is the RD

19/08/2014 Broadcast RF Brings HD Refcam To IBC2014
Broadcast RF, provider of wireless camera equipment to the TV industry, is to showcase its latest RF systems for Outside Broadcast, featuring a new Refcam system that captures High Definition video ye

19/08/2014 Digigram To Showcase New Soundcard At IBC2014
Digigram will showcase the new LX-MADI PCI Express® (PCIe®) sound card, the latest addition to company's range of sound cards engineered for broadcast applications, at IBC2014. The card is designed

19/08/2014 Forbidden To Moderate Two IBC Sessions
Forbidden Technologies is to moderate two sessions at this year's IBC as part of the inaugural Content Everywhere Europe conference, co-located with IBC2014 in Amsterdam. For each session, one in each

19/08/2014 SMPTE's Solid UK Foundation
The SMPTE UK Section was reformed in 2012, and since that time it has become well-established not only in London, but across the country. Membership has grown to include more than 375 members, who com

19/08/2014 Sound Devices Opens Euro Centre
Sound Devices has opened a new European Service Center in Berlin-Aldershof, Germany's leading science and technology park. "With the opening of the new repair facility in Berlin, European customers

19/08/2014 Training For A File-Based Industry...
If you work in a Post house you’ll no doubt be sorting out your workflows and adapting to the new world order of tapeless delivery as we near the October date for file based delivery to UK broadcaster

19/08/2014 TSL To Showcase AVB At IBC2014
This year’s IBC will see the return of the much-discussed 4K and immersive technologies; but for Chris Exelby, MD at TSL Products, the big news will be the European debut of the company’s AVB audio mo

18/08/2014 Arqiva Entrusts Axon With Monitoring And Control
For UK-based communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva, operating at the highest level of efficiency and quality is a must – both for the operations of their international broadc

18/08/2014 Hiltron Releases HMFC Antenna Mount At IBC2014
Hiltron has chosen IBC2014 to introduce its new HMFC motorised feed-change antenna mount. The HMFC facilitates positioning and repositioning of waveguide horns on a motorised tray table. The soluti

18/08/2014 Marquis Introduces Project Parking for Spectra Logic BlackPearl
Marquis Broadcast has announced the introduction of Project Parking for Spectra Logic's BlackPearl™ Deep Storage Appliance. The integrated solution now allows permanent deep archive or transfer of Avi

18/08/2014 Modernising The Antique...
Now in its 37th series, the BBC Antiques Roadshow selected Vivid Broadcast as its OB Provider in a deal that saw the company take a 10,000-mile tour around Britain, meeting some new challenges along t

18/08/2014 Our Old Friend IBC... (Part 1)
The emergence of an IP network studio of the future: This will be one of many key technology avenues at an IBC that will pay back the cost of attending many times over – with knowledge you can cash in

18/08/2014 Our Old Friend IBC... (Part 2)
Continued from Part 1... EVS (8.A96) - celebrating 20 years in live production - will focus on four key technology and business priorities, and match these to upgraded solutions for t

18/08/2014 Photoshop: Not Just For Photos...
There is a lot more to the famous, photo-editing software than most people think, writes Alan Bradbury, Soho Editors Adobe Certified Instructor. Hard to believe that Photoshop has been around for a

18/08/2014 Tedial To Unveil New MEP At IBC2014
Tedial, supplier of MAM technology solutions, is unveiling its new Media Exchange Platform (MEP) at IBC 2014 on stand 8.B41. Tedial's new MEP is aimed at content producers, broadcasters, pay-TV ope

15/08/2014 Archiva Engineering A Successful IBC2014
Visitors to Archimedia's stand will experience firsthand its range of tools on HD and UHD screens, including the foundation of its product line, the Archimedia Master Player. Archimedia will also intr

15/08/2014 Bradley Engineering To Present New Developments At IBC
Bradley Engineering will present two new developments at IBC this year. The first is ELKAM, a brand new mini High Definition camera suitable for goalposts and nest boxes, and the second is the RD12 ca

15/08/2014 Fibre Optics In The Broadcast Industry
Over the last few decades there has been a revolution in the transmission of information with the development of fibre optical technology, writes B. McCabe of Volamp Ltd. Early adopters of this tec

15/08/2014 GatesAir Ships Solid-State Transmitter
GatesAir has delivered a power digital TV solid-state transmitter to a major market TV station in the U.S., replacing an older, less efficient tube transmitter with escalating costs. "Solid-state t

15/08/2014 Leader Introduces LV5490 SD/HD/4K Monitor At IBC2014
Leader lnstruments is to introduce upgrades to its LV5490 SD/HD/4K picture and signal monitor at IBC2014 in Amsterdam, September 12-16. Enhancements include two-sample interleave, focus assist, fre

15/08/2014 Leaving The OB Truck At Home...
What’s a PPU I hear you ask? What’s a flyaway? There are a few different names and abbreviations for this sort of thing, depending on which area of the broadcast world you’re in. Liam Laminman, Managi