Broadcast News Archive for August, 2015
06/08/2015 Meeting The Standard Of Broadcast Monitoring
Founded in 1946, Tektronix is a leader in test, measurement and monitoring technology. Its expertise and products enable its customers to measure, analyse and test next generation devices to ensure ac

06/08/2015 Mirada Creates VR Experience For 'The Strain'
Mirada, in partnership with Headcase and ad agency Digital Kitchen, has created an immersive VR experience to promote season two of FX's horror drama 'The Strain', developed by Mirada co-founder Guill

06/08/2015 Murraypro Announce Two New Products For IBC
Murraypro will be unveiling two exciting new products at IBC in Hall 8. Their popular Test Chest receives a make over, and now gains the capability of interface directly with HDMI display ports on ex

06/08/2015 PHABRIX Adds Features Across The Range And Introduces Its New Qx At IBC 2015
PHABRIX has been developing its new 'next generation' Qx UHDTV test and measurement technology for release at IBC 2015 (Hall 10 B12). Having received a 'Best of Show' at NAB 2015, the Qx provides manu

06/08/2015 SmallHD Shares Firmware 2.0 Update
SmallHD has released a set of free features for its brand new Sidefinder, as well as 501 and 502 Full HD 5-inch on-camera monitors – via firmware upgrade version 2.0. The new firmware unlocks the abil

05/08/2015 Animation: Should It Cost The Earth?
It is a common misconception that high quality animation requires a substantial budget and is confined to the realms of large brands and marketing agencies with their big campaigns! Adele John is t

05/08/2015 EBS Secures BT Sport Contract
EBS has been selected by BT Sport to facilitate the supply of EPG data listings for all its channels, BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, ESPN on BT Sport and BT Sport Europe, as well as its red-button service BT

05/08/2015 Engaging Online Audiences Through Animation
As demand for visual content increases and more of us jump aboard the video train, animation is attracting quite the following from those looking to separate themselves from the competition with creat

05/08/2015 GatesAir Adds Seven New Patents
GatesAir has added seven new patent awards to its 238 previous US and Global patents, providing a foundation to improve signal quality and enhance technical efficiencies in the over-the-air broadcast

05/08/2015 Miller Camera Support To Debut Compass 23 Fluid Head
Miller Camera Support, LLC, is to debut the Compass 23 Fluid Head – a compact entry model into the 100mm ball levelling range – at the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) 2015. The new Compass

05/08/2015 NFTS: A Driving Force For UK Animation
First opening its doors in 1971 as the National Film School (NFS), it was a joint effort by the industry and government to create an institution where talent could be educated and trained for the Brit

05/08/2015 Putting The Fun Back Into QC
OK, let's face it, no one enjoys doing QC. You spent all this time making a great looking and sounding program and now you've got to make sure it meets the various delivery requirements, writes Tom Do

05/08/2015 Unlimi-Tech Unveils FileCatalyst Direct 3.5
Unlimi-Tech Software Inc. will launch FileCatalyst Direct 3.5 at IBC 2015 (Stand 7.H37), as well as demonstrate the latest updates to the FileCatalyst product suite. FileCatalyst Direct is a suite

05/08/2015 Wise Buddah Announces Part Sale Of Talent Roster
Wise Buddah's Senior Talent Manager Sam Gregory is to leave the company to start a new agency, Big Red Talent, and has purchased part of the Wise Buddah Talent roster, it has been announced. Grego

05/08/2015 WORK Microwave Opens U.S. Office
WORK Microwave, European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, has opened a new office in Tucker, Georgia, to increase the company's market reach across the Americas. Waylon Sun has been

04/08/2015 Andy Smith Relies On Teradek Beam For His Wi-Fi-Over-IP Live Broadcast Services
Andy Smith has made a living as a self-employed Lighting Cameraman since 1997 following 16 years with the BBC. Last year, he expanded his service offerings to include live, mobile broadcast for the fi

04/08/2015 Animated Advertising: Is It Worth It?
Is an animated explainer film really worth producing? As an industry professional creating animated explainers, promos and corporates I'm here to tell you it's certainly worth considering, writes Tom

04/08/2015 Animation Experts Take On Factual Television: Bringing Gaming CGI To TV Documentary
Leading animation studio RealtimeUK have embarked on major documentary series project for Sky Channel Yesterday. The Manchester-based company have joined forces with production company Impossible

04/08/2015 ATEME Enhances TITAN Software Transcoder
ATEME, together with Twentieth Century Fox, have enhanced the development of the TITAN Software Transcoder, to enable distribution of the first Ultra HD (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) movies for

04/08/2015 Cache Media Supplies Mini Cameras For Land Rover 4x4 Challenge
The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge is an international challenge for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students in school, as well as young people aged between 11 and 19 who are in any out-of-schoo

04/08/2015 Clear-Com Introduces LQ-R Interfaces
Clear-Com has introduced LQ-R, four or eight-port IP interface devices in a 1RU form factor. LQ-R are new additions to the LQ Series family which can extend or link any industry-standard 2-wire or 4-w

04/08/2015 Full Circle Lighting Adds Chroma-Q Color Force
Chroma-Q Color Force premium performance LED battens have been added to the inventory of Atlanta-based Full Circle Lighting & Productions, to meet the demand from the company's lighting designer, rent

04/08/2015 It's All About Drones (UAVs)
I'm sure most people by now have heard about drones and the impact they can have in military combat missions. However, the likes of myself and other professional, aerial aficionados who share the same

04/08/2015 Megahertz Moves To Its New Home
Megahertz Ltd has been chosen to move South African broadcaster to its new home. has been based in Longkloof Studios since its foundation in 1998, but it is now moving to a purpose-built

04/08/2015 RTW Names New U.S. Distributor
RTW has announced the appointment of SCMS, INC. as their new distributor in the United States. SCMS, INC. is a 39-year-old family-owned and operated company. It provides solutions for radio and TV