Broadcast News Archive for June, 2015
18/06/2015 'Mind Control' TV Prototype Developed By BBC
The BBC, in partnership with UK-based user experience studio 'This Place', has created a 'Mind Control TV' prototype. For the project, the team used a low-cost, brainwave reading headset. It works

18/06/2015 Cambridge Imaging Appoints Chairman
Cambridge Imaging has appointed John Pearson as Chairman. Mr Pearson brings with him leadership experience across a variety of technology, media and broadcast companies, including 13 years as CEO

18/06/2015 Globecast Named Service Provider For Premier Sports HD
Globecast has been selected as the content delivery service provider for Premier Sports HD, the new HD channel from Setanta Sports' UK operation Premier Sports. The channel will launch on the Sky plat

18/06/2015 IABM Design And Innovation Awards Open For 2015 Entries
IABM has said it is now inviting entries for the 2015 Design and Innovation Awards. The industry accolades recognise products that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast and

18/06/2015 Lawo Introduces Waves SoundGrid Integration
Lawo and Waves have jointly unveiled the integration of Waves SoundGrid servers with Lawo mc2 consoles. As a result of the collaboration, Lawo's mc²36 all-in-one console now offers extensive real-

18/06/2015 LiveU App For Marathon Coverage
LiveU's LU-Smart smartphone bonding app was once again selected to provide coverage of the recent Mainz Gutenberg marathon, following its debut at the 2013 event. In combination with broadcast cameras

18/06/2015 Panasonic Unveils First 4K PTZ Camera
Panasonic has unveiled the first integrated 4K PTZ camera at InfoComm 2015, in Orlando, Florida. The AW-UE70 delivers 3840 x 2160 resolution at 25p via HDMI, and is capable of 4K IP streaming and

18/06/2015 Q-Sys System Chosen For Badminton Horse Trials
Event communications company Show Hire selected a QSC Q-Sys audio networking system for this year's Badminton Horse Trials, sponsored by Mitsubishi Motors. Based around a Core 500i processor, a PS-160

18/06/2015 Strong Demand For Avid's VENUE | S6L
Avid has announced that sound companies around the world are embracing the recently announced VENUE | S6L live sound system, with significant orders already placed ahead of its formal shipping date.

17/06/2015 AJA Unveils New Mini-Converters
AJA Video Systems has debuted five new Mini-Converters at InfoComm 2015. They are the HB-T-HDMI, and the HB-R-HDMI, along with the ROI-DP, FiDO-4T and the FiDO-4R. ROI-DP provides real-time region

17/06/2015 axle Video Launches axle Cam
axle Video, developer of media management tools for video production, broadcast, news-gathering, has released a new product that aims to resolve a common problem faced by videographers today – managin

17/06/2015 Bottle Yard Studios Named Official BFC Partner
The Bottle Yard Studios has been named as an official partner of the British Film Commission (BFC), the UK Government's lead agency responsible for maximising and supporting the production of internat

17/06/2015 ChyronHego Expands SHOUT Application
ChyronHego has launched SHOUT™ Metrics, an all-new extension for the company's SHOUT social media application. SHOUT Metrics provides broadcasters with detailed data analysis on Twitter data feeds – f

17/06/2015 Deluxe Invests In VR Services
Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe) has announced new technology and services to develop content for immersive entertainment and virtual reality experiences. Coinciding with the news, Deluxe r

17/06/2015 SGL Uses Direct Connect For Transfer Of High-Res Material
SGL has introduced Direct Connect for use within the SGL and Avid ISIS shared storage environment. Direct Connect allows users to quickly transfer high resolution material proving beneficial when work

17/06/2015 Triveni Digital CSO To Discuss ATSC 3.0
Triveni Digital's Chief Science Officer and chair of ATSC's Technology and Standards Group, Dr Richard Chernock, is to speak at BMSB 2015 – the IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Sys

17/06/2015 University Students Win Award For Short Film
Film Production students from the University of Gloucestershire have won a national award for their short film Animalgamation. Jamie Munro, Peter Coulthard, Kayla Walker, Joe Hesketh and Na

17/06/2015 WGBH Selects Avid Everywhere For Platforms
Boston public broadcaster WGBH has chosen Avid Everywhere™ to integrate its creative teams across all of its programs, Avid has announced. Powered by the Avid MediaCentral™ Platform, the new workflow

16/06/2015 Aurora Multimedia Introduces 4K2K Solution
Aurora Multimedia, provider of state-of-the-art A/V technologies, has unveiled its V-Tune Pro 4K Tuner at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Designed for any integrated multiformat system, the innovat

16/06/2015 Cinematographer Abraham Chooses Miller Camera Support
When internationally award-winning Australian cinematographer Abraham Joffe set out to document the lives of five world-class photographers as they captured images for the recently completed National

16/06/2015 Eyeheight In Use For Wimbledon Coverage
Eyeheight CC-2M colour correctors and a DK-2 multi-rate linear downstream keyer will be operating live at the 2015 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. This year's event starts on June 29 and goes thr

16/06/2015 Media Trust Issues Call For Filmmakers
Media Trust, the charity that supports charities and not-for-profit organisations to deliver creative communications via expert-led resources, is looking for eight talented film directors with time to

16/06/2015 OConnor Introduces New 2560 Ultimate Fluid Head
OConnor, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of fluid heads, tripods and camera accessories for film and television production, has announced the release of its new 2560 Ultimate Fluid Head.

16/06/2015 Scrub Adds Stephen Jones To Staff
Scrub, a division of HHB specialising in post production, has announced the appointment of Stephen Jones to the newly created position of Sales Administrator. A UK supplier of Avid Pro Tools, Scru

16/06/2015 SmallHD Updates 500 Series Features
SmallHD has released a set of new features for the new 501 and 502 Full HD 5-inch on-camera monitors via firmware upgrade version 1.0. The latest 500 Series monitors deliver 1920x1080 resolution i