Broadcast News Archive for October, 2015
22/10/2015 Trickbox TV Purchases Trilogy Messenger
Trickbox TV has announced the purchase of Trilogy Communications' Messenger intercom system. The system will complement the company's expanding multi-camera flyaway operations. Trickbox TV provide

22/10/2015 U.S. Launch For Lawo's KICK
Lawo is set to have its U.S. launch of its new KICK close-ball automation at AES 2015, New York, 29 Oct – 1 Nov. The technology takes the viewing experience to a new level as it enhances the depth

22/10/2015 Voddler, VUBIQUITY Announce Partnership
Voddler Group AB and VUBIQUITY have announced a long-term partnership. The agreement will allow VUBIQUITY to use Voddler's next-generation distribution network, and will allow for the delivery of vide

21/10/2015 Belar Releases FMHD-1 Update
Belar Electronics is to release Version 6 of its FMHD-1 modulation monitor software. The upgrade will include benefits for HD Radio diversity delay, as well as improve present and historical performan

21/10/2015 Clear-Com Reveals HelixNet V3.0
At LDI 2015, Clear-Com will launch HelixNet Version 3.0, a free software-only update to the HelixNet digital network partyline platform. The new version unlocks the HelixNet system in response to the

21/10/2015 Omnitek Announces Ultra 4K Tool Box For SMPTE 2015
Omnitek has said it will showcase the Ultra 4K Tool Box – an advanced UHD solution – at SMPTE 2015. The Ultra, which has been shipping with 4K support over quad 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and DisplayPort sinc

21/10/2015 Pixel Power Demos Technology At CCW
Pixel Power will demonstrate how channels can be packaged, delivered and branded at the NAB Content & Communications World (CCW) event in New York next month, 11 – 12 November. The main talking po

21/10/2015 PlayBox Technology Announces Major Board Promotions
PlayBox Technology Limited has announced a number of major board promotions, with Don Ash becoming President, Pavlin Rahnev becoming Chief Executive Officer, Phillip Neighbour is Chief Operating Offic

21/10/2015 Revolabs To Unveil VoIP Benefits
Revolabs has unveiled its product-demonstration lineup for InfoComm Connections, 11–12 November. On display will be the company's VoIP and conferencing products, including its Executive Elite wireless

21/10/2015 Speaker Named For RTS, IET Joint Public Lecture
Dr Demis Hassabis, Founder of DeepMind, will deliver the Royal Television Society (RTS) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Joint Public Lecture at the British Museum on Wednesday 4 No

21/10/2015 Thinkbox Used For 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' VFX
From Loki's sceptre to the analytical android Vision, Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', which was released in cinemas earlier this year, features several shots from Culver City-based VFX house Zoic

21/10/2015 VITEC Provides IPTV Sports Venue Solution
VITEC has announced that the NBA's Orlando Magic have installed VITEC's IPTV Sports Venue solution at the Amway Centre, the team's home arena. The solution includes EZ TV IPTV middleware, HD blade enc

20/10/2015 Canon Products Have The X Factor
Canon UK has announced that HotCam has supplied a range of its professional broadcast lenses and cameras for use on the latest series of The X Factor. The London-based camera facilities company is pro

20/10/2015 ChyronHego Announces CCW Line-Up
ChyronHego will display a range of its products, as well as unveil a number of updates at Content & Communications World (CCW), New York, 11–12 November. The line-up includes: Channel Box Prime

20/10/2015 Globecast Selects NovelSat NS3 For Global Satellite Video Distribution
Globecast has announced it is to use NovelSat spectral efficiency software for the global satellite video distribution of some of the major events it covers. The news follows the successful satellite

20/10/2015 LynTec Releases New I/O-R Board
LynTec has released its new Input/Output-Relay (I/O-R) board for the Remote Power Controller (RPC) platform. The I/O-R board expands RPC control options to include control for high-current contactors

20/10/2015 RTW To Celebrate 50th Anniversary
RTW will celebrate 50 years in the audio industry at the 139th AES Convention later this month, 29 Oct – 1 Nov. SCMS, the company's U.S. distributor, will also be in attendance at the show. Founde

20/10/2015 Scrub Delivers Avid S6 For Prodigious
Scrub – a division of HHB specialising in post production – has supplied an Avid S6 M40 control surface to London-based firm Prodigious. Prodigious, the design and digital production specialist, o

20/10/2015 Thomson Video Networks To Host Panel Discussion
Thomson Video Networks has confirmed it will present an interactive panel discussion, 'Satellite Pay TV: Routes to Growth in a Developing Market', at the Digital TV CEE conference in Warsaw, Poland, T

20/10/2015 Vizrt Deploys Graphics Technology For University Of Miami
Aiming to meet the standard of the national ESPN3 Sports channel – as well as other high-quality outlets – the University of Miami Athletics Department has built two new control rooms and purchased a

20/10/2015 Wheatstone Appoints New Sales Manager
Wheatstone, specialists in broadcast audio, has strengthened its sales and support team through the appointment of Lukas Hurwitz. Mr Hurwitz will be responsible for the company's range of digital sign

19/10/2015 Daniel Blinkhorn Selects DPA Microphones
Daniel Blinkhorn, an independent artist, composer and lecturer, has used DPA Microphone's d:dictate 4006A Omnidirectional Microphones to capture the sound of some of the planet's most important habita

19/10/2015 Measuring The Value Of Broadcast Network Management Systems
Implementing an end-to-end, multi-vendor network management system can have an immediate positive impact on your operation and deliver a surprisingly quick return on investment, writes Chris Barlow, T

19/10/2015 Modular Multiformat Interfacing: The Building Blocks Of An Efficient Fibre Infrastructure
As video-distribution systems become more complex and the number of potential interfaces continues to grow, system designers need easier, more affordable ways to create all manner of fibre connections

19/10/2015 Not So Flash, By Vidcheck
ITU-R BT 1702 is a specification that I am sure that many of you will be familiar with, albeit perhaps not with this nomenclature because it is often referred to as the OfCom PSE requirements, writes