Broadcast News Archive for January, 2015
12/01/2015 MERA-TECH To Represent Bridge Technologies In MENA Region
Bridge Technologies has appointed MERA-TECH as regional business partner for MENA. Following the opening of a new office in Dubai from 2015, MERA-TECH will now carry and support the Bridge product ran

12/01/2015 Playbox Technology Selected By Sarajevo Service Provider
Telecommunication service-provider in Bosnia and Herzegovina, BH Telecom, has invested in PlayBox Technology's channel-in-a-box systems for its data centre in Sarajevo. "The PlayBox Technology syst

12/01/2015 Pod Hire: Vehicle And Kit For A Compact Future
Recently launched rental company Pod Hire embraces the future with its innovative solution to location shooting. Pod Hire has designed and built an all in one film equipment vehicle containing everyth

12/01/2015 SMPTE Scoops Engineering Emmy
SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers) picked up the Philo T. Farnsworth Award at the 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards Ceremony during the International Consumer Electronics Sh

12/01/2015 What It Means To Be A 21st Century S.I.
In days of old – and by that I mean about 20 years ago – operating as a broadcast Systems Integrator was pretty straightforward. So long as you understood your customer's workflow, could handle financ

09/01/2015 A Good Year For Audio: Canford's 2014 Review
It was a funny year in terms of orders, with peaks and troughs throughout, but ultimately 2014 proved to be a successful one for Canford, writes Marketing Manager Paul Vickers. Thankfully, profits

09/01/2015 More Glue Or Fewer Pieces? (Part 1)
How do we take the real-time demands of broadcast and post infrastructure and connect them to the information technology (IT)-centric world of file delivery and web based services to the consumer? By

09/01/2015 More Glue Or Fewer Pieces? (Part 2)
continued from part 1... This is particularly true in the case of cloud services. Many businesses are moving systems from their own infrastructure to cloud hosted equivalents. This may be fi

09/01/2015 Peace, Love And 4K Camcorders
For those in the know, 2014 was a very groovy time for camera design. Cameraman and WTS Broadcast Production Specialist Patrick van Weeren looks back on the year that was. 2014 brought us very defi

09/01/2015 UHD Alliance Formed To Push 4K
A group of Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have launched a new 'UHD Alliance' to support innovation in 4K and higher reso

09/01/2015 What I'd Like To See In An S.I. Project (If It Was My Money)
For the last 11 years I've been running Systems Integration projects at root6. Before that I spent 10 years running engineering in a couple of the bigger facilities including lots of location work for

09/01/2015 Y4K? Delivering On The Promise Of UHD...
Following a year in which Ultra High Definition finally got the lift-off it deserves, Chris Pollard discusses the future of 4K and the inevitability of its proliferation. Ever since the introductio

08/01/2015 Crystal Vision To Show Different Keying Solutions At CABSAT 2015
Crystal Vision will show three different keying solutions – products that are traditionally most popular with customers in the Middle East, at CABSAT 2015. During the exhibition, which runs 10th –

08/01/2015 Genstar Capital To Purchase Telestream
Genstar Capital has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Telestream, Inc. The next phase of expansion and is expected to close mid-January. "Genstar's mid-market focus and deep exper

08/01/2015 ioGates To Provide NRK With Powered Portal
ioGates has signed an agreement with Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), to provide NRK with an ioGates-powered portal that makes it easy to share and exchange audiovisual content among its vari

08/01/2015 KPVI-TV Implements NVerzion Automation System
NVerzion has announced that KPVI-TV, the local NBC-affiliated station in Idaho for Idaho Falls and Pocatello, and owned by Frontier Broadcast, has implemented a new, future-proof automation system fro

08/01/2015 SCTE Celebrates 70th Anniversary
The Society for Broadband Professionals (SCTE), is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. To commemorate the occasion, the Society will host its annual dinner on 27 June at the Tower of Londo

08/01/2015 SMPTE Launches 2015 Section Seminar Series
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has launched its 2015 Section Seminar series. The topic of the 2015 seminar series is "Navigating the Ultra High Definition (UHD) Eco

07/01/2015 AXON To Unveil SMART DVB At BVE 2015
Axon Digital Design will demonstrate its latest range of customizable monitoring and master control solutions and unveil SMART DVB, its new platform for live MPEG-2 and DVB transport stream reporting

07/01/2015 Hiltron To Introduce New Products At CABSAT 2015
Hiltron Communications has chosen CABSAT 2015 for the Middle East & Africa market introduction of two major additions to its product range. The HANT-C-Ku dual-band 3.7 metre satellite downlink ant

07/01/2015 Level 42 Selects DPA Microphones
British pop/rock band Level 42 has recently introduced a selection of DPA microphones into its live sound arsenal. The range includes DPA d:facto™ Vocal Microphones, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microph

07/01/2015 PO Group Grades And Finishes Film On Mistika
Post Production Office Group (PO Group) graded and finished American Dreams in China on Mistika. Produced and directed by Hong Kong's Peter Chan, the Mandarin-language film brought in US$87.6 mill

07/01/2015 Timur Civan Relies On FUJINON PL 19-90mm Cabrio Lens
As a Director of Photography and producer with a degree in studio art and previous career as a sculptor, Timur Civan takes pride in telling an artistic story through his camera work. His productio

07/01/2015 WORK Microwave Appoints New Director Of Sales & Marketing
WORK Microwave has appointed Andreas Lermann as its new director of sales and marketing. Lermann is responsible for driving product strategy and global business development for WORK Microwave's Sa

06/01/2015 DPA Microphones Capture Sound Of 'Before The Dawn' Series Of Concerts
Greg Walsh, Sound Design and Front of House Mixing Engineer, chose a selection of DPA microphones to capture the sound of Kate Bush's Before the Dawn series of concerts at London's Hammersmith Apollo.