Broadcast News Archive for January, 2016
29/01/2016 Absolute Outsources Production IT To ERA's Hosted Services
Visual effects house Absolute has established an important industry first after completely outsourcing its production IT requirements from its Poland Street offices to ERA's hosted services. The resul

29/01/2016 BBC Selects BT To Provide Broadcast Network
The BBC has chosen BT to provide its broadcast network, delivering considerable savings and paving the way for future digital innovation. This enables the BBC to move to a new, state-of-the-art networ

29/01/2016 Broadcast Solutions Delivers 31 Camera OB Van To Qatar
Broadcast Solutions has delivered a 31 camera OB Van, plus supporting truck, to sports channel Al Kass in Qatar. Winning an international tender the OB Van was designed, built and integrated at th

29/01/2016 Entries Sought For 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
The HPA and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today issued the call for entries for the 2016 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The HPA serves the professional community by

29/01/2016 PWS Appoints Manufacturing Manager
Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) has named William O'Keefe as its manufacturing manager. Mr O'Keefe returns to PWS where he previously worked in the manufacturing department from May 2011 throu

29/01/2016 RTS Announces Television Journalism Awards 2016
The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2016.   The awards, for news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent j

29/01/2016 RTW Supports New EBU Loudness Specifications
RTW has announced that all recently published updates to R128 by EBU are supported with the Touchmonitor instruments, its flagship SurroundControl 31900 and 31960 series and all software products that

28/01/2016 Aerialworx – Drones In The Atlantic
In September 2015, Aerialworx were approached by Talisker Whisky to film their 2015 Atlantic Challenge, the world's toughest rowing race. More people have conquered Everest than have rowed across the

28/01/2016 Artel Showcase DigiLink And Fiberlink Media
At BVE 2016, Artel Video Systems will showcase its DigiLink media transport platform for transporting broadcast-quality media across IP networks, direct fiber, and optical backbones, as well as the Fi

28/01/2016 GatesAir Delivers China Digital Radio Systems
GatesAir has delivered turnkey China Digital Radio (CDR) systems to the Guangdong Broadcast Bureau technical centre inGuangzhou city, based in the Guangdong province. The initial deployments includ

28/01/2016 Perfect Networking With KVM From G&D
In times of increasingly interconnected broadcasters, automated processes and with IP-based workflows, the importance of perfectly coordinated IT infrastructures in the broadcast industry increases as

28/01/2016 SiA And SAM Used For 'Multi Live' Sports Program Viewing
Skynet iMotion Activities (SiA) has used two Kahuna 9600 production switchers with accompanying SAM Maverik control panels to support its 'Multi Live' sports program. This allows for delivery of m

28/01/2016 Trilogy Supports All-IP Live Broadcast Production
Trilogy, a supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, was one of a group of industry partners who supported the European Broadcast Union (EBU) and Belgi

28/01/2016 ZOO Digital Extends International Reach
ZOO Digital has announced that Syed Ahmed has been appointed to focus on international business development to explorer "exciting new opportunities" for customers in the Middle East, South Asia and As

27/01/2016 Aspen Media Gets Fit For BVE
In a bid to help its customers achieve the 10,000 steps a day recommended for health improvement while tracking their heart rate and exercise stats, broadcast audio distributor Aspen Media is giving a

27/01/2016 Bradford Uni Launches UK's First OB Postgraduate Apprenticeship
The University of Bradford, in partnership with Creative Skillset and the BBC, has developed the UK's first postgraduate apprenticeship programme for outside broadcasting. The Outside Broadcast (OB

27/01/2016 Guarantee Extended On PAGlink Batteries
PAG has increased the guarantee on PAGlink batteries, its intelligent linking batteries, from two to 3 years. The company introduced its PAGlink batteries in September 2011 and they continue to pro

27/01/2016 New 360VR Service Content Service Launched
dock10, based at MediaCityUK, has announced the launch of its new 360VR content service, which demonstrates dock10's innovative approach to pushing boundaries within the media sector and will be avail

27/01/2016 Pixel Power Builds On Heritage For New Productivity Solutions
Building on its pedigree of nearly 30 years, Pixel Power, has announced a new generation of products to be launched at BVE2016. Pixel Power will be showcasing two products built on its graphics cor

27/01/2016 Shure Mourns The Passing Of Chairman Rose L. Shure
Shure Incorporated has announced "with great sadness" the passing of its Chairman, Rose L. Shure, who passed away peacefully at her home. For more than 60 years, Mrs. Shure has served as an inspira

27/01/2016 VRT LiveIP Performs World's First Full IP Remote Broadcast Production
Nevion, a leader in transporting media from the camera to the home, has assisted the LiveIP Project in broadcasting the first remote production of a live musical concert using IP and open standards th

26/01/2016 100" dnp LaserPanel Makes World Debut
The new 100" dnp LaserPanel has made its world debut at the Indoor Soccer Centre (ISCG) in Groningen, Holland. The centre wanted to display live events in its sports café. Challenges of the projec

26/01/2016 Adder To Demo New KVM Solutions
Adder Technology is to demonstrate its new fully redundant KVM and power solutions at ISE 2016, 9 – 12 February. The company will focus on the benefits of IP in the command and control, and pro A/V ma

26/01/2016 Argosy Selected For Major Relocation Project
Argosy has supplied a range of its cable and connectors, racks and power supplies to Absolute CAD for a major relocation project. Pacific TV needed to move its London base from Aldgate to Clerkenwell,

26/01/2016 Busy BVE For Riedel Communications
Riedel has released its product preview ahead of BVE 2016. Included in the company's line-up will be its MediorNet MicroN solution, as well as the Tango TNG-200 and RSP-2318 Smartpanel. MediorN