Broadcast News Archive for June, 2015
11/06/2015 DPA Microphones Star At 2015 Tony Awards
Firehouse Productions once again relied on DPA Microphones for the recent 2015 Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS. The audio team used a variety of DPA d:screet™

11/06/2015 SBS Broadcasting Shortlisted For IBC2015 Innovation Award
NUGEN Audio customer SBS Broadcasting has been shortlisted for the IBC2015 Innovation Awards. Nominated in the Content Management category, SBS is being recognised for its use of NUGEN Audio's DynApt™

11/06/2015 VITEC To Host Training Session At InfoComm
VITEC has confirmed it is to host a CTS-certified manufacturer training session at InfoComm 2015, Orlando, Florida. Presented by Pascal Barthares, VITEC Manager of U.S. Operations, the session tit

11/06/2015 Volicon Appoints Senior Director Of Sales
Volicon has appointed Paul Higuera as the company's senior director of sales. Higuera will head up the new Volicon office in Gloucestershire, UK, where he will be responsible for growing the company's

10/06/2015 ChyronHego Unveils Paint 6.0
ChyronHego has launched Paint 6.0, a new release of the company's analysis and telestration toolset. Designed to meet the specific requirements of sports broadcasters, Paint 6.0 now includes a Mac OS

10/06/2015 ContentAgent Cuts It At The Cut
A boutique post production facility based in Hoxton Square, The Cut's busy workload is split between broadcast series, commercials, music videos, multicam concerts and digital content. In just fiv

10/06/2015 Custom Consoles Launches MediaPost
Custom Consoles has announced a major addition to its range of broadcast furniture. MediaPost is a free-standing portable mount capable of accommodating flat monitor displays of up to 65 inch diagonal

10/06/2015 Firms Sign For Media Production Show
Panasonic, JVC and Holdan are among the first companies to have signed up as exhibitors at next year's Media Production Show. The exhibition and conference in central London will celebrate the medi

10/06/2015 Industry-Standard ACCESS And LiveShot Codecs Just Got Better
Mobile data service provision works rather like having a new road – as soon as it is there, people start to use it so as the coverage gets better, more people have smartphone contracts which allow mor

10/06/2015 Live Subtitle Quality – A Conundrum Worth Considering
Ofcom, the UK broadcast and communications regulator, has just published its third report into the quality of live subtitles accompanying TV programmes in the UK, writes Andrew Lambourne – Business De

10/06/2015 PRG Provide Lighting For VE Day Celebrations
Production Resource Group (PRG) provided lighting and rigging equipment to the recent celebrations in London that marked the 70th anniversary of VE Day – the victory of Allied Forces in Europe and the

10/06/2015 Sound Devices Announces New Appointments
Sound Devices has announced the appointment of Jennifer Conlin to Director of Marketing Communications. As Director of Marketing Communications, Conlin will oversee all strategic marketing and com

10/06/2015 VOGO Opens North American Office
VOGO has secured €4m in equity and other financing to help support research and development, recruit talent, and promote international growth with the opening of its North American office near Montrea

09/06/2015 Albis Technologies, ELCON Systemtechnik Unveil ANGA COM 2015 Line-Up
Albis Technologies and ELCON Systemtechnik will demonstrate a wider product portfolio at ANGA COM 2015, Booth 10.1/M15. The range will showcase breakthroughs in all-IP voice migration with ISDN over i

09/06/2015 Big Interview: Hitting All The Right Buttons With Editors Keys
Established in 2005, Editors Keys, has gone from strength to strength. Starting out with a handful of editing keyboard stickers for programs such as Pro Tools and Adobe Premiere, the firm has since

09/06/2015 Canford Named Sole Distribution Partner For Green-GO
Canford has been appointed sole distribution partner in the UK and Ireland for the Green-GO range of digital intercom over Ethernet products. Unlike other digital intercom designs, Green-GO does n

09/06/2015 Education and Industry Engagement: Mind the Gap!
By Richard Welsh, SMPTE Governor for EMEA and Central & South America Region and CEO at Sundog Media Toolkit. As a member of SMPTE, I am frequently reminded of the importance of our "three p

09/06/2015 France Télévisions Deploys ATEME Kyrion Encoder
ATEME has announced that France Télévisions is deploying the Kyrion CM encoders to power its nationwide IP contribution network. With over 100 sites, the French public broadcaster contribution net

09/06/2015 Quality Is Never An Accident
There is an apocryphal tale of a motorist from London getting impossibly lost on rural West Country lanes. Seeing an elderly man repairing a dry stone wall, he asks for directions. The man straightens

09/06/2015 Riedel Supplies Comms For ITV Leaders Debate
Riedel Communications supplied a communications solution for the ITV Leaders pre-election debate, held April 2 at MediaCityUK. During the live broadcast event, broadcast and production facility provid

09/06/2015 Status Quo Select DPA Microphones
Veteran rock band Status Quo selected DPA microphones for its recent acoustic gigs around the UK. The five shows saw DPA microphones play a key role in ensuring the success of a highly unusual Sta

09/06/2015 VariCam Used To Film New 'Tatort' Episode
Tatort, the well-known German crime drama, has selected Panasonic's VariCam 35 for the latest episode, which is due to air in spring 2016. The new Tatort 'Himmelfahrt' commissioned by NDR, and sta

08/06/2015 Electro Rent Europe Celebrates 10 Years
Electro Rent Europe, a subsidiary of Electro Rent, is celebrating 10 years of delivering service and choice throughout Europe. The growth in demand for test equipment rental has matched the company's

08/06/2015 Entone Delivers Hybrid TV Experience
Entone hae announced the availability of the Zappware Platform on Entone's family of Hybrid TV devices. The fully integrated solution offers service providers a more flexible and enhanced Hybrid TV ex

08/06/2015 Harmonic To Showcase At Cable Tech Show 2015
Harmonic is to demonstrate its range of solutions, designed to bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to service providers and operators in the broadband and cable industries, at Ca