Broadcast News Archive for February, 2016
15/02/2016 Hollywood Meets UK!
Every February for 22 years, near Palm Springs, California, top engineering, technical, and creative talent head to the desert for The HPA Tech Retreat. Seen as the pivotal gathering place for tho

15/02/2016 Pixel Power Deployed For Craft Channel Project
Pixel Power has teamed up with partner Broadcast Graphics and Control to deliver a project for The Craft Channel. The companies developed a direct interface via an app to produce the graphics for an e

15/02/2016 SMPTE Honoured With AMPAS Award
SMPTE has announced that it has received a Special Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). AMPAS presented the Special Award plaque to SMPTE at the Academy's annual Sci

15/02/2016 straight 8 Calls For 2016 Competition Entries
straight 8 has announced it is now accepting entries for its 2016 film competition. The organisation encourages the creative use of Super 8 on a global scale. The competition, which is open to all

15/02/2016 Tigerlily Productions Appoints Non-Executive Directors
Tigerlily Productions has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors, with immediate effect. Debbie Manners and Nicola Ibison have been appointed as a result of the production company's involvement

15/02/2016 Ultra 2.2 Release For BVE Show
With more and more leading manufacturers now delivering 4K / UHD products with 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI and quad link 3G-SDI interfaces, one of the major challenges for companies involved in the delivery of vi

12/02/2016 Camberwell Studios' Brand New Cove
We have completed several new additions to the space that will give all our clients more options, a greater range of movement and flexibility including a Brand New Infinity Cove throughout. The spa

12/02/2016 Finance Made Easy From Medialease
Founded in the late 1990s, Medialease helps businesses to locate financing options for broadcast and post-production equipment. Paul Robson, Managing Director, answers our questions. Q: Mediale

12/02/2016 Imagine Communications Selected For Alma TV Project
Imagine Communications recently installed a compact scalable playout solution at Alma TV, the largest cable television operator in Kazakhstan. The new installation allows Alma TV to add four HD channe

12/02/2016 Jünger Audio Enhances C8000 System
Jünger Audio has announced a range of new cards for its modular C8000 audio processing system. The C8000 card system enables any combination of modules to be fitted into frames of various sizes, r

12/02/2016 PHABRIX At BVE London
With BVE, the UK's premiere home market exposition for all things broadcast opening 23rd February, PHABRIX is attending with its latest technological release – the PHABRIX Qx for UHDTV1 and UHDTV2 tes

12/02/2016 Shotoku Broadcast Systems To Demo Free-d2 At NAB
Shotoku Broadcast Systems will demonstrate its latest solution of VR/AR tracking systems to the U.S. broadcast market at this year's NAB Show. The new Free-d2 represents a new generation of tracki

12/02/2016 Sports Technology Award Nomination For Vizrt
Vizrt has announced it has been nominated twice in the 2016 Sports Technology Awards. The recognition follows the company's growth within the sports technology market. Its recent projects with spi

12/02/2016 Tiffen International To Debut New Products At BVE
Tiffen International has announced it will debut two new Steadicam products at BVE 2016. The Steadicam Pilot 2 is a camera stabilizer designed for a wide user base. It can be purchased as t

12/02/2016 VariCam LT Added To Panasonic Cinema Range
Panasonic has announced the addition of the VariCam LT to its cinema line-up. The compact camera comes with many of the features found in the 4K VariCam 35. The camera can shoot in both 4K (4096 x

11/02/2016 CueScript's CueiT To Debut At BVE
CueScript has announced it will debut its CueiT range of prompting software at BVE 2016. The company will also present the new CSF10 prompter system, which has been designed for use with jibs and cran

11/02/2016 Custom Consoles For Coventry University Project
Custom Consoles has been chosen to provide the core technical furniture for a new television studio gallery at Coventry University. The facility will be used as a training resource for students of

11/02/2016 Get To GRIPS With Hawkwoods
Hawkwoods are proud to launch the world's first clip on battery system. Check this new battery system out at BVE 2016 on Q15, Hawkwoods' stand. Some of you may have heard of "Gripper Series" as sn

11/02/2016 London Launch For X-Rite ColorChecker Video Targets
X-Rite's new ColorChecker Video Targets is to launch in the UK later this month, it has been announced. XP Distribution, distributor for X-Rite's products, has said the products will debut at BVE 2016

11/02/2016 Media Links EMEA Adds To Team
Media Links EMEA has appointed Alex Cozens to its UK-based team as technical support manager. Cozens previously worked for Media Links Australia. He will now act as Media Links' in-house technician

11/02/2016 Panasonic Adds To Camera Range
At ISE 2016, Panasonic has confirmed it is to expand its broadcast camera line-up, with the addition of the AK-HC5000 and the AK-UC3000. The studio cameras will be added to the broadcast range in spri

11/02/2016 Ravensbourne Alumnus Wins BKSTS ChEFF Award
Ravensbourne graduate, Lee Hulse, has won an award from the BKSTS Soho Chief Engineers Society (ChEFF). The BKSTS (The International Moving Image Society) accredit the BSc courses at Ravensbourne.

11/02/2016 RTW To Demo Products At BVE 2016
RTW will demonstrate its latest software and hardware devices at BVE 2016, as part of the HHB booth, Stand L45. On display will be the company's new Continuous Loudness Control Software, as well a

11/02/2016 SGL Unveils Latest FlashNet Version
SGL has unveiled details of the latest version of FlashNet, as well as support for LTO-7. The new version of FlashNet offers additional workflow opportunities and flexibility, and is a precursor t

10/02/2016 Argosy To Demonstrate KVM At BVE
Argosy has announced an ATEN video wall solution will be the centrepiece of its presence at BVE 2016. Also on display at the show – Stand H43 – will be the company's offerings for the industry as it t