Broadcast News Archive for October, 2015
14/10/2015 ShaxX Saves Time, Money, And Effort In Outside Broadcast
SMPTE hybrid cables are the de facto standard for transporting signals and power for today's HD cameras. In remote production scenarios that require the camera to work far away from the CCU – such as

14/10/2015 Stefan Vekeman Joins Zappware
Zappware, a provider of digital TV solutions for pay-TV operators, has appointed Stefan Vekeman as Vice President Customer Solutions. Mr Vekeman has acquired experience through multiple positions

14/10/2015 Volicon Unveils Content And Communications World Line-Up
Volicon has announced the solutions it will be showcasing at this year's Content and Communication World, November 11-12. Included in the line-up are: Capture and Share The Capture and

14/10/2015 VUBIQUITY, TV2U Sign TVOD Deal
VUBIQUITY and TV2U have signed an agreement to work together to rollout transactional video on demand (TVOD) services to some of the most under-penetrated markets in Asia and the Middle East. Unde

13/10/2015 Airshow Mastering Selects Prism Sound System
Airshow Mastering Takoma Park has installed its fourth SADiE system, and is now running Prism Sound's latest SADiE 6.1 audio recording and editing software across its mastering suites. Senior Maste

13/10/2015 Alias Hire Invest In Live U's LU400
A few years ago Alias Hire stumbled upon technology that caught our attention that we never really turned away from, writes Danny Dawson, Alias Hire. Mobile sim cards, just like the ones you have i

13/10/2015 Aurora Lighting Hire Selected For 'Later... With Jools Holland'
Aurora Lighting Hire has once again returned to the studio with Lighting Director Chris Rigby for BBC music show, Later... with Jools Holland. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Maidstone

13/10/2015 Know Your Limit
As their UK representative, professional sound distributor, Raycom has announced the upgrade of Wisycom's popular MTP41 single battery miniature radio microphone transmitter. The new MTP41S now bo

13/10/2015 Ncam Utilised For UEFA Coverage
BT Sport has upgraded its studio to include augmented reality capabilities. This included the installation of Ncam's Live tracking systems on: a rolling jib, a Steadicam and a robotic dolly, which has

13/10/2015 New Animal Lectures Event Confirmed
Following the success of the Animal Lectures 'Caiman Crocodiles' event, which saw live crocodiles take over Crouch End, animal photographer and conservationist Andrew McGibbon – in collaboration with

13/10/2015 Pixel Power To Feature At SMPTE 2015
Pixel Power is to focus on the transition to IP at SMPTE 2015, it has been announced, as it demonstrates StreamMaster. StreamMaster, which was launched at IBC in September, is a new software playo

13/10/2015 PixStor Storage Solution Chosen By Nexus
Nexus has announced it has invested in Pixit Media's software-defined scale-out storage platform, PixStor. The system was purchased through specialist CG and VFX reseller Escape Technology. Nexus'

13/10/2015 VITEC Named In Streaming Media 100
VITEC has been named to the Streaming Media 100; Streaming Media magazine's fifth annual list of companies that matter most in online video. For the third consecutive year, VITEC has made the list.

12/10/2015 Canal+ Utilises Trimaran GeoRacing System
Canal+ has selected Trimaran's GeoRacing GPS tracking and visualisation system to help improve its live television coverage of the Tour de Corse 2015 – the FIA World Rally Championship held on the isl

12/10/2015 GatesAir Offers Upgrade To Transmitter Customers
GatesAir has announced it is to offer an exciter upgrade to its Platinum Z and ZX transmitter customers. The Flexiva Power-Up Program targets worldwide FM broadcasters looking a low-cost path to the i

12/10/2015 Infront, Vizrt Unite For Sports Project
Infront Sports & Media has joined forces with Vizrt launch a virtual overlay solution, expected for the 2016/17 season. The Viz Eclipse product will be exclusively distributed by Infront as part o

12/10/2015 Media Links Joins TICO Alliance
Media Global Links has confirmed it has joined the TICO Alliance. The Alliance is a growing coalition of companies working together to set the bar for next generation UHD/4K infrastructure, by establi

12/10/2015 New CFO Named At Vimond
Vimond Media Solutions has appointed Christina Moe Hansen as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Ms Hansen joins the company from Ernst & Young AS, and will be based at Vimond's Bergen headquarters

12/10/2015 NTP Technology Increases DAD AX32 Capabilities
NTP Technology has announced a major expansion to the versatility of its DAD AX32 ultra-high quality analog/digital/analog interface, as well as two additions to the range of optional plug-in cards.

12/10/2015 PlayBox Technology CloudAir Takes IBC2015 By Storm
PlayBox Technology, a world leader in cost-effective television playout solutions, reports very strong interest in its new CloudAir platform, introduced mid-September at the International Broadcasting

09/10/2015 Amagi To Feature At Broadcast India 2015
Amagi has confirmed it will demonstrate its platforms for content delivery and monetization at Broadcast India 2015. The company will also show how Indian TV networks can expand into international mar

09/10/2015 Avid Everywhere Used By AFI Students
Students from the American Film Institute (AFI) have utilised Avid Everywhere to create films that were honoured at the 42nd Student Academy Awards in Los Angeles. AFI students used Avid Artist Su

09/10/2015 dB Broadcast Appoints New Graduate Engineers
dB Broadcast has appointed three new graduate engineers, in response to new business growth. The recruits will provide the company with increased engineering resources for project design, testing and

09/10/2015 LE DIV4S Choose DPA Microphones
LE DIV4S, an Italian ensemble of four female sopranos, have selected DPA's d:facto Vocal Microphone for their live performances, it has been announced. Front of House sound engineer Simone 'Zeta' S

09/10/2015 Ncam Announced For Sportel 2015
Ncam is to demonstrate the capabilities of augmented reality in sport, alongside partner company Vizrt, at Sportel 2015, stand H09. Alongside presentations of Ncam's camera tracking technology, th