Broadcast News Archive for November, 2016
21/11/2016 Successful 2016 For Custom Consoles
Custom Consoles has reported a successful 2016, with high demand for its product range. "Demand is proving strong across both for our broadcast products and for our SteelBase series which we desig

21/11/2016 Vimond Secure Streaming Media Europe Awards
Vimond Media Solutions has won two Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards. The accolades are for Vimond Platform in the Online Video Platform category, and Vimond IO in the Cloud Video Service

21/11/2016 Where Can You Fly UAVs?
Flying drones – or more correctly known as UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) – are very quickly becoming the must-have new bit of kit for photographers and film makers. However, there are quite a fe

18/11/2016 Adding New Revenue Streams With A Dynamic Archive
The majority of rightsholders create content and use it once before sending it to an archive, writes Andy Hurt, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Wazee Digital. Historica

18/11/2016 Big Bear Sound Teams Up With Digital Garage
Big Bear Sound has announced a partnership with Digital Garage to service the broadcast and post-production market in Ireland. Based in Ireland, Big Bear Sound is a professional audio supplier and

18/11/2016 BR Remote Announces New Camball3 Price
BR Remote has announced that it has introduced a new reduced price for the CamBall3. The company said the new cost is due to reducing its production costs and therefore passing on the savings to custo

18/11/2016 FCPXWorld - Final Cut Pro X 10.3 - What's All The Fuss About?
You may have missed it last Thursday, but Apple announced the latest update to Final Cut Pro X. They also launched a new MacBook Pro which, according to the press release, is 57% faster than its prede

18/11/2016 Film Expo South Returns To Southampton
The south coast of England is preparing to host the return of Film Expo South. The event provides a unique opportunity for visitors to meet with the great and the good of the film and TV world. Fo

18/11/2016 SMPTE Unveils New Virtual Course
SMPTE has announced details of a new educational programme, 'IMF Essentials: What You Need To Know'. The organisation has partnered with industry experts to deliver the course which focuses on the Int

18/11/2016 Successful NAB New York For PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology has reported a successful NAB New York, with interest its Neo and CloudAir solutions. "NAB New York was a fantastic exhibition for us," said Van Duke, US Director of Operations,

18/11/2016 The Outside Broadcast Revolution Is Here
So you want to do an outside broadcast. This involves getting real-time audio from a temporary location to a studio and back in good quality with low delay and no audio drop out. This, in the past

18/11/2016 Winners Announced For RTS NI Programme Awards 2016
The winners of this year's Royal Television Society (RTS) NI Programme Awards 2016 have been announced. The event was delivered in association with Performance Film and Media Insurance. Those hono

17/11/2016 AIMS Launches Japan Subgroup
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has launched a Japan subgroup, which will undertake marketing activities for the organisation in the region. The subgroup will be responsible for increas

17/11/2016 AKA Design Secures ITN Productions Project
AKA Design has secured a project for ITN Productions, delivering 10 custom branded edit desks. The desks, which are crafted from oak and leather, and feature white lacquer details, will be install

17/11/2016 An Affordable Media Archive
There is much talk about "the cloud" at the moment, without necessarily any real clarity about what it is, how to get it, and what the benefits are, admits Paul Wilkins, TMD. There is a risk that

17/11/2016 Canford Named Sonifex Distributor Of The Year 2015-2016
The Sonifex Distributor of the Year Awards for 2015-2016 were announced at this year's IBC exhibition in Amsterdam. Iain Elliott, on behalf of Canford Audio, received the Sonifex Distributor of th

17/11/2016 Forbidden Technologies Teams Up With IGS
Forbidden Technologies has announces a partnership with Intec Global Solutions (IGS). The software engineering and media services company is based in Argentina, and is the first Forscene service p

17/11/2016 IP Codec Solutions From Vortex
Any old fool can send Audio over IP but there are many issues to overcome in keeping audio quality high and latency low. The root of the problem is that IP and the Public Internet use packet-switc

17/11/2016 Irish Film Board Movies To Be Screened At IDFA
Two Irish Film Board (IFB)-funded movies are to be screen at this year's International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). In Loco Parentis by Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane will run f

17/11/2016 Libec To Exhibit New Products On The IDX Stand At BVE 2017
With headquarters in Japan, quality is at the heart of the Libec Support product range. The range currently starts with the TH-650HD which has proved very popular with discerning users wanting qua

17/11/2016 Riedel's MediorNet Compact Installed In 4K OB Van
Express Co has installed a Riedel Communications MediorNet Compact network, as well as an Artist and Performer system as part of its first 4K production truck. Based in Japan, Express Co chose Rie

16/11/2016 Anton/Bauer Powers Another Industry First
CINE batteries power industry's first VR footage from the top of Mount Everest. You might not have to risk your life to experience the journey to Mount Everest's summit thanks to Amsterdam-based p

16/11/2016 Barnfind Products Installed In 4K IP Trucks
Arena Television have added IP-based UHD High Dynamic Range trucks to their fleet, it has been revealed. As part of the installation, Barnfind Technologies' products were chosen for their signal distr

16/11/2016 CAM RACER 4K/8K Fibre Camera Back With 12G SDI
CAM Racer is an advanced camera fibre optic transmission solution for OB, Studio & Cinema applications. It comprises a camera dockable transceiver and a 1RU base station unit. With two 12G-SDI cha

16/11/2016 Filming Fireworks By Drone – The Proper Way
Flying a drone at night to film fireworks is easy some may think, but think again, writes Thomas Haywood, Thomas Haywood Aerial Drone Photography. There are quite a few things to consider before y