Broadcast News Archive for July, 2015
09/07/2015 John Edwards Passes Away, Aged 66
It is with great sadness to announce John Edwards, one of the leading figures of the Soho Television Post Production industry, has died aged 66. He passed away on Friday, 3 July. John Edwards came

09/07/2015 Masstech To Feature At SMPTE Australia
Masstech will highlight its latest software advances and sharing expertise with attendees at the SMPTE15 Conference and Exhibition in Australia, July 14-17. Held biennially, SMPTE Australia is for the

09/07/2015 Media Links To Launch EMEA Operation
Media Global Links Co. Ltd. is launching its EMEA operation – trading as Media Links EMEA – at IBC 2015. John Smith has been appointed as head of Media Links EMEA for the company that develops bro

09/07/2015 Riedel Hires Sales Manager, Belgium
Riedel Communications has appointed Peter Robberechts to the role of sales manager for Belgium. In this position, Robberechts is responsible for managing and developing both new and existing sales

09/07/2015 SmallHD's Sidefinder Is Now Shipping
SmallHD's high-definition Sidefinder, a combination of HD electronic viewfinder (or EVF) and 5-inch fold-out Full HD monitor, is now shipping. The product, when first unveiled at NAB 2015, earned five

09/07/2015 The Chapman Leonard Cobra Dolly: The World's Smallest Camera Dolly Redefined
The Cobra is the brand new design from Chapman Leonard and is available to rent from Chapman UK today. A radically different approach to the design of hydraulic dollies, the Cobra is characterised

09/07/2015 The Future Of 4K From NAB (Part 1)
Are technologists racing too far ahead of users? George Jarrett continues his look back at NAB with a set of companies that all have something interesting to say... Looking at the craft skil

09/07/2015 The Future Of 4K From NAB (Part 2)
Continued from Part One... Cambridge Imaging Systems, known for its content protection MAM systems and managing media for the long term, is transitioning to the cloud and had a cleve

08/07/2015 ATEME Selected For Pan American Games Distribution
Aldea Solutions Inc. has selected ATEME Kyrion CM5000 encoders to stream the Pan American Games to their customers throughout the Americas, it has been announced. The Kyrion encoder has been desig

08/07/2015 Audinate Installed For Coachella Experience
Rat Sound integrated a Dante audio network from Audinate at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and consequent Stagecoach festival. Faced with covering areas of roughly 750 x 1200

08/07/2015 Custom Consoles Completes Southampton Uni Project
Custom Consoles has completed a suite of technical furniture for Southampton University, it has announced. Working in partnership with Alton-based systems integrator Broadcast Networks, the projec

08/07/2015 ENENSYS Unveils New AdsEdge Solution
ENENSYS Technologies has announced its brand new AdsEdge solution. The system has been designed to enable broadcasters to more effectively monetise their content, offering an innovative approach to lo

08/07/2015 Engine House Delve Into The Fourth Dimension
Engine House, a VFX and animation studio based in Cornwall, have taken animation into the fourth dimension with the 4D short film, Boys Vs Girls. Boys are from Mars, Girls are from Venus... and Ear

08/07/2015 Matrox Announces IBC2015 Line-Up
Matrox Video has announced its line-up for IBC 2015. The company will demonstrate its new Monarch™ HDX dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording and the VS4Recoder Pro multi-cam

08/07/2015 PAGlink Keeps The Images Flowing For Rob Whitworth
I am a travel photographer and urban film maker, well known for the use of time-lapse and hyperlapse photography. My work has received international awards, widespread critical acclaim and millions of

08/07/2015 Riedel Communications Rolls Out IP Network For Rock am Ring's Mendig Debut
Germany's annual and concurrent Rock am Ring (Rock at the Ring) and Rock im Park (Rock in the Park) are together considered to be among the world's largest music festivals. By Lutz Rathman, Deputy Hea

08/07/2015 TV Visjon Norge Expands Into High Definition With PlayBox Technology
TV Vision Norge has chosen a PlayBox Technology broadcast playout and channel branding system for installation at its headquarters in Drammen, southern Norway. The project was completed in partnership

07/07/2015 Anton/Bauer Supports The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
When cinematographer Jo Willems, SBC and his crew brought to life the new world order of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, they turned to Anton/Bauer to power the shoot in Atlanta, Paris and Berl

07/07/2015 BBC Unveils The micro:bit
The BBC and partners have unveiled the BBC micro:bit – a pocket-sized, codeable computer that allows children to get creative with technology. Up to one million devices will be given to every 11 or 12

07/07/2015 Dolby Certifies Colorfront Transkoder
Colorfront has confirmed its Colorfront Transkoder – an automated, standalone system for high-quality digital file conversion – has been certified by Dolby Laboratories for the creation of Dolby Atmos

07/07/2015 New Distribution Deal For Rotolight
Rotolight have announced a new sole distribution deal with C. R. Kennedy, Australia's largest independent importer and distributor of photographic equipment. For the first time, Rotolight will be

07/07/2015 Pulse Appoints Director Rodrigo Saavedra
Pulse has unveiled the signing of Brazilian Director Rodrigo Saavedra, expanding its talent roster at the studio. With experience in directing commercials for global brands including the likes of

07/07/2015 Roland Products Selected For 'Rising Star'
Hungarian rental company Silent Session Ltd have supplied a complete Roland solution for broadcast, monitoring and recording of hit show, 'The Voice' as well as 'Rising Star' for Hungarian commercial

07/07/2015 The Shining Reunite For 35th Anniversary
The world famous Elstree Studios took a trip down memory lane recently with a very special event to honour Stanley Kubrick's acclaimed psychological horror film. It marked the 35th anniversary since i

07/07/2015 The Wait Is Finally Over: 4TB Rugged RAID Is Now Shipping
The 4TB LaCie® Rugged RAID, one of the toughest all-terrain mobile storage devices on the market, is now available from ImageStore Limited. Packing twice the speed and capacity of a standard mobile