Broadcast News Archive for January, 2016
13/01/2016 Artel Video Systems Appoints VP Of Operations
Artel Video Systems has appointed Michael LaFleur as Vice President of Operations. Mr LaFleur joins Artel with 25 years' experience in operations, purchasing, and materials management. "We are

13/01/2016 Aspen Media Delivers New Products At BVE
Broadcast audio distributor Aspen Media promises to deliver more new products than ever before to the UK market at BVE when the doors open on 23rd February. The first product launch will be the VMC

13/01/2016 BFI National Archive Installs 'Scanity'
The BFI National Archive has announced the installment of of DFT's Scanity HDR, a state-of-the-art film scanner. It has been installed at its Conservation Centre in Berkhampstead, to assist in the dig

13/01/2016 Cameraman Secrets: Practice Makes (Perfect) Unfazed...
It's not all about the camera. Of course, I could discuss the merits of using one format over another for days, but instead I'd like to talk about the importance of the auxiliary equipment. I have to

13/01/2016 Ikegami Focuses On 4K, HD At BVE
Ikegami has announced it will use BVE 2016 for the first UK demonstration of its new Unicam UHD 4K-native camera to encourage feedback from potential customers. Also making their UK exhibition debut w

13/01/2016 Imagine Communications Receives Emmy Award
Imagine Communications has received an Emmy Award for Pioneering Optimization of Advertising Placement in Single Channel Linear Television Programs by the Technology and Engineering Achievement Commit

13/01/2016 Maximising Director's Options In Challenging Broadcast Environments
Traditionally technicians utilise myriads of cables or batteries to power equipment and deliver end product. In challenging environments such as 'hidden camera' pieces for consumer affairs shows, t

13/01/2016 Qligent Chosen For Cloud Transition Project
Qligent has been selected to transition 1+1 Media Group to a cloud-based monitoring platform for national TV services, it has been announced. Based on Qligent's Vision platform, the pure software-

13/01/2016 Riedel System Selected For YTV Upgrade
Riedel Communications' Artist intercom system has been selected by Japan's Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV). The system has been installed at the organisation's Osaka broadcast facilities to impr

12/01/2016 Acceptance Testing In Complex Systems
Acceptance Tests are a natural part of any system installation, standard or bespoke. However, the acceptance and handover of broadcast systems is becoming more onerous due to increasing system comp

12/01/2016 Amagi's CLOUDPORT Deployed By H&C TV
Amagi's CLOUDPORT platform has been deployed by Horse & Country TV (H&C TV) to optimise the delivery of new channels globally. The television channel broadcasts exclusive sports event coverage, ne

12/01/2016 Aurora Supports Lip Sync Battle UK
Aurora has kitted out the the performance area for Lip Sync Battle UK, the new celebrity show from Channel 5. The show, which sees different celebrities battle it out in a 'lip sync' each week, is a s

12/01/2016 FLX-ClockBox From Vortex
Vortex has been providing timing solutions to broadcasters for decades and FLX-ClockBox is its latest innovation to provide virtually any type of clock or timer using low-cost HDMI screens for display

12/01/2016 LEADER Unveils New Options For Waveform Monitors
LEADER Electronics Corporation has unveiled new options for its LV 5490 4K/UHD/HS/SD multiscreen signal monitor. The options provide additional support for 12G SDI, high dynamic range and video over I

12/01/2016 NUGEN Audio Reveal Updates
NUGEN Audio has confirmed it will reveal its latest innovations – including new updates and feature enhancements – at the 2016 NAMM Show. The company will exhibit the following products and soluti

12/01/2016 Organisations Join Forces To Create AIMS
It's often been said that the more advanced a project or production, and the more technology that is used to bring it together, the more likely it is to be presented with integration problems. In addi

12/01/2016 Sony F5 Vs FS7. Which Is Better?
This is a short article to explore the merits of Sony PMW-F5 and Sony FS-7 for modern production. By VMI. Over the last few years it seems that Sony introduce new cameras with alarming rapidity an

12/01/2016 When Adele Calls...
Westminster Live is a state-of-the-art high tech studio in the heart of the political landscape who have welcomed Presidents of the United states through to David Bowie in its history, so when you rec

11/01/2016 2wcom Selected By Broadcast Partners
Broadcast Partners, the Dutch radio service provider, has selected 2wcom's MM01 AoIP Codec to implement audio-over-IP distribution from the studio, to up to 250 transmitters in the Netherlands and Bel

11/01/2016 ATG Danmon UK To Attend BVE 2016
ATG Danmon UK will showcase at BVE 2016, stand C14. At the event, which takes place from 23 – 25 February at London's ExCel, the company will promote its range of systems planning, design, installatio

11/01/2016 Hamlet – Switched On With MSC
Happy New Year to all our readers! Hamlet is very pleased to look forward to another year of successful association with the Matrix Switch Corporation (MSC) out of Grass Valley USA. Internationally

11/01/2016 Milk Expands VFX Workflow
VFX house Milk has chosen Pixit Media to help establish a workflow between its London and Cardiff facilities. For the project, the BAFTA-winning firm is relying on a PixStor software-defined stora

11/01/2016 RTS Futures Announces Return Of Training Fair
RTS Futures has announced that its Entry Level Training Fair is to return later this month. More than 20 exhibitors from the broadcast and production sector will take part in the event, which will

11/01/2016 Selecting The Right Wireless Audio Equipment For Film And Sports Production Locations
When working on a film or sporting production location, there is always a unique set of challenges, particularly when dealing with wireless audio technologies, says Leslie Lello, Customer Support Spec

11/01/2016 Sixty's Ease Live Integrates With Ross Video System
Sixty has confirmed that its interactive graphics solution, Ease Live, is now fully integrated with Ross Video's broadcast graphics system Xpression and DashBoard. The Ease Live solution integrate