Broadcast News Archive for April, 2016
26/04/2016 NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix Applied To Film Project
NUGEN Audio has announced that Creative Audio Post has adopted Halo Upmix to provide automated upmixing of stereo audio to 5.1/7.1 sound for a wide variety of film and television projects. Creativ

26/04/2016 Shure Celebrates 91 Years In Business
Shure Incorporated is celebrating its 91st year in business. Its audio products portfolio has been designed for a wide variety of users, including musicians, audio engineers, broadcasters, podcast

26/04/2016 SyncBac PRO Wins IABM 2016 Game Changer Award
The IABM has named Timecode System's newest product, SyncBac PRO, an IABM 2016 Game Changer Award Winner. The latest accolade for Timecode Systems was announced at an awards reception at the 2016

25/04/2016 AJA Debuts New Solutions For Developer Partners At NAB 2016
AJA Video Systems has announced the addition of the Corvid HB-R, Corvid 44 BNC and fanless versions of its Corvid 44 and Corvid 88 cards to its family of Developer Program solutions. At NAB 2016,

25/04/2016 ARRI SkyPanel Capabilities Expand With Free Firmware
From the outset, part of the promise of the SkyPanel included firmware developments that would enhance the feature-set after purchase. SkyPanel Firmware 2.0 is the first release to deliver on this ple

25/04/2016 Autocue Adopts NewTek NDI for IP Production Workflow
Autocue has announced the adoption of NewTek's open Network Device Interface (NDI) standard for IP-based production workflows for its QStart Prompting Software. With NDI enabled, Autocue's QStart

25/04/2016 DB Video Builds Innovative OB Van Nn Riedel MediorNet
Belgium's DB Video called on Riedel Communications and the company's MediorNet real-time media network to design and build an OB van that would support an entirely new mobile broadcasting experience f

25/04/2016 Growing List Of Donors To SMPTE The Next Century Fund
As it marks its 100th anniversary, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the media, entertainment, and technology indus

25/04/2016 Panasonic Expands 4K Camera Line Up
Successors to Panasonic's AVCCAM series of professional AVC HD camcorders, the UX premium model (AG-UX180), is equipped with a 1-type MOS sensor, optical 20x zoom and UHD 60p recording capability, whi

25/04/2016 Two Man Crews On A Budget - Filming Britain's Treasure Islands For BBC Four
I never imagined quite what a casual conversation could lead to, until I had an e-mail from the naturalist Stewart McPherson asking would I like to travel to around the globe filming a documentary on

22/04/2016 Clippn Reimagine Media Enterprise with Dalet xN

Dalet Digital Media Systems has announced that Clippn, an online platform delivering ready-for-sale video clips to stock footage distributors, has moved its production and distribution infrastructure

22/04/2016 IABM Rewards Game Changers At NAB Show
At its annual awards ceremony during the NAB Show 2016, IABM announced the winners of its prestigious Game Changer Awards, presented by Chris Brown, EVP, Conventions and Business Operations, NAB, and

22/04/2016 Leader Selects Semtech For Next-Gen 12G UHD-SDI Interface
Leader Electronics Corporation has announced that it has selected 12G UHD-SDI technology from Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, as core elements of the

22/04/2016 Rotolight Announce ANOVA PRO LED Studio/Location Light
Award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, Rotolight, have announced the launch of the Rotolight ANOVA PRO – the ultimate LED studio/ location light designed for the most demanding of profession

22/04/2016 Shure KSM8 Wins Pipa Award
Shure's KSM8 Dualdyne Vocal Microphone has been awarded the Prolight + Sound International Press Award (pipa) in the category "Live Microphone / IEM". The ceremony took place during the 2016 Prolight

22/04/2016 Square Box Systems Introduces Major Upgrade To CatDV MAM System
Square Box Systems has announced the release of CatDV 12 – a "major step forward" in the ongoing evolution of the CatDV product line. CatDV 12 features an updated user experience along with native

22/04/2016 Vinten Unveils Hexagon Track System
Vinten has unveiled the Hexagon System – bringing together two leaders in production equipment by fully integrating the Vinten Control System (VRC) with Tecnopoint, the original equipment manufacturer

21/04/2016 Flexing The Power Of Dalet Galaxy At NAB 2016

With 20% of the 15,000+ Dalet end users migrated to Dalet Galaxy, the well-established Media Asset Management (MAM) platform has transformed news, sports, production, program and archive workflows for

21/04/2016 Lawo At NAB: theWALL Now Supporting Cobalt Quint-Split Multiviewer
At NAB 2016, Lawo will present theWALL, a multiviewer control system now with support for the Cobalt Quint-Split multiviewer system. Attendees of NAB 2016 will have the chance to get a hands-on de

21/04/2016 Linear Acoustic Announces Update For AERO.soft DTV
Linear Acoustic has announced an update for AERO.soft, its Enterprise-wide audio and loudness management system, at the 2016 NAB Show. AERO.soft is deployed on new Processing Engine hardware and u

21/04/2016 NAB Show Attendance Tops 103,000
Attendance at this year's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show has topped more than 103,000, making it the world's largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment and the developmen

21/04/2016 Outsight Introduces Creamsource+ LED Lighting Range
At NAB 2016, Outsight has launched Creamsource+ (Plus), which features a fourth-generation LED light engine, offering greater than 90 CRI/TLCI. The versatility of the 'panel PAR' provides a spot f

21/04/2016 Panasonic Strengthens Studio Camera Line-Up At NAB 

At NAB 2016, Panasonic "significantly expanded" its studio camera line-up, with the announcement of immediate availability for the AK-UC3000 4K system, and the AK-HC5000, which outputs 1080p at 240fps

21/04/2016 S6 Joystick Module Receives Video Overview From HHB
The Avid S6 Joystick Module has received a video overview from HHB and Scrub, HHB's post-focussed subsidiary in the heart of Soho. In the video (below), Devin Workman of the Scrub sales team takes

20/04/2016 Appear TV Demonstrates Enhanced Video Streaming Portfolio At NAB 2016
Appear TV has announced a showcase of its enhanced Adaptive Bit-Rate (ABR) solutions together with a new VOD software suite at the NAB 2016. These portfolio enhancements significantly strengthen A