Broadcast News Archive for November, 2015
19/11/2015 Hiltron Completes Project In Southern Germany
Hiltron has completed a project on behalf a major broadcaster in southern Germany for the provision of two satellite uplink stations. These have been integrated in main and redundant roles as part of

19/11/2015 K-Tek Expands Stingray Audio Bag Range
K-Tek has extended its range of Stingray Audio bags, with the first made specifically for the Tascam DR-70D. The KSTG70 incorporates Stingray's 'big-bag' features into a small, sturdy form factor

19/11/2015 Miller Camera Support Names New Distributor
Miller Camera Support Equipment has announced Velbon as its exclusive distributor in the Japanese market. The agreement gives Velbon the right to sell direct for Miller and create a dealer network thr

19/11/2015 People Get Ready
We've been saying that media production is best handled in software and, now, in the cloud, for 15 years. Finally (almost) everyone is listening, writes Daniella Weigner, Managing Director and Co-owne

19/11/2015 Shotoku Appoints US Robotics Specialist
Shotoku Broadcast Systems has announced the appointment of Andy Parsons as its US robotics specialist. Mr Parsons has extensive experience working with advances robotic camera systems, most notabl

19/11/2015 SMPTE Elects Officers, Governors For 2016/17 Term
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has elected its new officers and governors for the 2016-2017 term. Three SMPTE officers were re-elected and will continue in their cu

19/11/2015 Through The Looking Glass
When it comes to kitting out a studio there's a fundamental point which needs to resonate throughout the workflow. It needs to work flawlessly, writes Austin Freshwater, Director – Professional Imagin

18/11/2015 AJA Unveils New Media Adapter
AJA Video Systems has unveiled Pak-Adapt-CFast, a low-cost media adapter that allows AJA CION, Ki Pro Quad and Ki Pro Ultra users to record to CFast media. Pak-Adapt-CFast is a media caddy and fea

18/11/2015 Blitz Film & Video Takes Up Arms With PROVYS
Running movie channels has always been an extremely thrilling and often risky job. Not because of the content itself, but due to more and more complicated rights, critical scheduling, and difficult re

18/11/2015 Custom Consoles Completes BBC S&PP Project
Custom Consoles has completed a project for the Elstree studios of BBC Studios and Post Production (BBC S&PP), which consisted of a new lighting control desk and Media Wall monitor displays. "The

18/11/2015 Megahertz Celebrates Successful Year
Megahertz Ltd is celebrating a successful 12 months in truck build, with more than 45 links vehicles on order from broadcasters in the UK and Ireland. The company has overseen the design and productio

18/11/2015 More Cloud, Less Fog
By Richard Welsh, SMPTE Governor for EMEA and Central & South America Region and CEO at Sundog Media Toolkit. To cloud or not to cloud? The term "cloud" is somewhat maligned in the professi

18/11/2015 New Approaches To Studio, Location Cooling
As most of you will know, Silentair is far from being just another ordinary AC and Vent company, writes Phil Gillatt, Technical Director, Silentair. Over the last four years we have develope

18/11/2015 Sonnet Echo 15+ Thunderbolt 2 Dock Now Shipping
Sonnet Technologies has started shipping its new Echo 15+ Thunderbolt 2 Dock, a full-featured, 16-port docking station for computers with Thunderbolt ports. It also features an optical drive and an in

18/11/2015 The Bridge Installs VITEC Streaming Solution
VITEC's video-streaming solution has been installed in two houses of worship for The Bridge Christian Church. The Bridge is using a VITEC MGW Nano HD encoder and MGW Premium HD decoder at each locatio

18/11/2015 Wohler Announces New CEO
Wohler Technologies has named Michael Kelly as its new CEO and president, effective immediately. Mr Kelly joined the company in January 2007 and most recently served as the executive vice presiden

17/11/2015 Axon's Cerebrum Utilised In HD News Studio
Metro TV, Indonesia's first 24-hour news channel, has installed Axon Digital Design's Cerebrum monitoring and control software as part of a major upgrade of its High Definition news studio. Based

17/11/2015 Cloud Rendering With Deadline
In CG content creation, image rendering is vital yet resource-intensive, requiring significant hardware and time to accurately calculate, writes Ryan Russell, Lead Developer of Thinkbox Software's Dea

17/11/2015 Enterprise-Grade Connectivity From Consumer-Grade Internet
Nearly all aspects of Media Production can be done over the Cloud, from Creation to Production, Playout, Post Production, Remote Storage and Archiving, writes Johnnie Dymock, Director of Outside Broad

17/11/2015 RTS North West Award Winners Unveiled
The winners of this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) North West Centre have been announced. The event was hosted by actor Ted Robbins. The full list is below: Best Best Animation / Pup

17/11/2015 Studio Lighting With Prolight Direct
Traditionally Film and TV studios used tungsten lights to light their studios, says Ossie Jung, Prolight Direct. Thirty years ago this was the only option and the norm, the down side was that thes

17/11/2015 Timecode Systems Names DigiBox As Master Distributor, Europe
Timecode Systems Ltd has announced a new master distribution agreement with DigiBox. Under the partnership, Digibox will become the exclusive distributor of all Timecode Systems products within Europe

17/11/2015 TITAN Live For IPTV 4K-UHD Channel
ATEME has revealed that Basmedia, a centralized and decentralized playout service provider, is to use TITAN Live to launch 'Festival 4K', the HEVC UHD service. TITAN Live is a virtualized software

17/11/2015 Triveni Digital To Participate At Smart Spectrum Summit
Triveni Digital has confirmed it is to take part in the Smart Spectrum Summit: Broadcast/Broadband Networks for Public Safety and Other One-to-Many Applications. The event will be held at the Westin W

17/11/2015 Wisycom Debuts New Products
Wisycom is to debut two new products at Inter-BEE 2015, it has been announced. The products are the CSI16T Passive Wideband Combiner and ADN/ADNA Wideband UHF Omnidirectional Antenna. Wisycom'