Broadcast News Archive for June, 2016
14/06/2016 Channel 4 Opens Production Training Scheme
Channel 4 has announced that its Production Training Scheme 2016/17 has opened for applications. This year, the scheme is targeted at people with disabilities, those from a socially disadvantaged grou

14/06/2016 Connected Media Europe To Launch At BVE 2017
Connected Media Europe is to launch at BVE 2017, it has been announced. It is placed within the main BVE 2017 event to demonstrate and discuss IP-focused technologies including IPTV, OTT, mobile, soci

14/06/2016 France Télévisions Enhances Channel Playout
France Télévisions has enhanced its channel playout, courtesy of integrated technology from Harmonic and LORA Solutions. The comprehensive scheduling and playout system enables automated preparation a

14/06/2016 Green Hippo: A Leading Name Of Video In Live Events
Formed in 2000, Green Hippo Ltd specialises in the design & manufacture of hardware and software products for realtime manipulation of video in the live event and AV industries. WHO ARE WE...</

14/06/2016 Jury For SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival Announced
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) have announced the jurors for this year's SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Scheduled

14/06/2016 PEC Video Ltd To Distribute Ready Rig Products
Alba Camera Support have announced Central London-based production equipment dealer PEC Video Ltd as their exclusive dealer/distributor of Ready Rig Gimbal and Camera supports in the UK. Dan Wheel

14/06/2016 PROVYS. Way Over The Top.
Readers of this magazine will recall the March issue describing how Provys, the leading designer of broadcast management software, had given rise to all-year midnight sun for Nordic VOD, writes Martin

14/06/2016 Techbid Auctions Clicks With More Overseas Buyers
Specialist online broadcast equipment auctioneer, Techbid, is reporting a record number of international buyers this year. From their W1 base, post-industry veterans Terry Bettles and Mark Phillip

13/06/2016 A Guide To Commissioning A Corporate Video Production
This is a guide to speaking the language of corporate video production companies in order to describe your project, find out what options are available and get an accurate quote. Video is clearly

13/06/2016 AIMS Secures IABM ICG Endorsement
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has become the first organisation to receive endorsement under the IABM's Industry Collaborative Groups (ICG) Endorsement Program. Launched earlier this

13/06/2016 Azule Finance Sponsors 4x4 Driving At GTC Open Day
The annual Guild Of Television Cameramen (GTC) Open Day and AGM was held in the Oxfordshire countryside on a sunny Sunday in mid May. It's a while since I attended one, but the welcome was as warm

13/06/2016 BBC Shares VR, 360 Video Projects
The BBC has unveiled its first VR experiments, prior to their premiere at this year's Sheffield Doc Fest. The projects include Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel, We Wait, Home – A V

13/06/2016 Cine Gear Expo 2016 Draws To A Close
Almost 16,000 visitors attended this year's Cine Gear Expo in Los Angeles, where members of the motion picture, video and new media community gather to see the latest industry technology and trends.

13/06/2016 Filmmaker Paul Cook Selects Autocue
Cancer can be treated, but it's important to find the right information. With all of the noise on the internet, it can be a hassle trying to figure out what real experts in the healthcare industry wou

13/06/2016 LiveShot, The Portable Broadcast Over IP Codec
Capable of delivering live, two-way, HD video and audio over a range of IP networks at latencies less than 200mS, the LiveShot utilizes sophisticated CrossLock VPN technology, getting the best out of

13/06/2016 Riedel Communications Holds 'Teatime Tech Talk'
At BroadcastAsia2016, Riedel Communications gathered together a number of industry veterans to discuss the effect of innovation on industry standards. During its Teatime Tech Talk, an infor

13/06/2016 Successful BroadcastAsia2016 For PlayBox Technology
PlayBox Technology has reported a successful response to its PlayBox Neo suite, as well as its CloudAir playout solution, at BroadcastAsia2016. The two solutions were introduced to the APAC market at

13/06/2016 Timeline Television Signs New Lease
Timeline Television has renewed a five-year lease at its facility in MediaCityUK. In addition, the company has expanded its cloud-based editing solutions to post production clients. Timeline Televi

10/06/2016 euNetworks Supports TVT With Fibre Network Across London
euNetworks has announced that it has added an additional fibre connection to leading independent media services and post-production house, TVT - doubling their capacity.  euNetworks is the underlyi

10/06/2016 Magewell And Telestream To Showcase Wirecast 7 At InfoComm 2016
Nanjing Magewell Electronics (Magewell) has announced that its array of professional video and audio capture devices are compatible with Wirecast 7, the forthcoming release of Telestream's award-winni

10/06/2016 Rohde & Schwarz And Jigsaw24 Join Forces
Rohde and Schwarz, the industry leading manufacturer of media, communications and test & measurement technologies, have appointed Jigsaw24 to spearhead the expansion of its products into the UK Creati

10/06/2016 Sotheby's Installs Shure's Digital ULX-D Wireless Microphone System
Sotheby's has installed 16 channels of Shure's digital ULX-D wireless microphone system at its London Headquarters in New Bond Street. Hornchurch-based AV consultant KEL Sound & Vision carried out

10/06/2016 Top Three Films Announced For ITN's Short Film Competition
The top three films have been announced for the ITN Source Short Film Competition in association with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Audio Network. The finalists are Adam Forrester, an Assistant Professo

10/06/2016 Top-Teks Introduces New Varicam Leasing Offering
Top-Teks has launched a new Varicam leasing plan. The firm has committed to more than 10 Varicam LTs as part of the new leasing offering. "Top-Teks have been at the forefront of the broadcast i

09/06/2016 AJA Introduces New Mini-Converter
AJA Video Systems has introduced a new Mini-Converter, the HA5-Fiber, for HDMI to 3G-SDI conversion. Unveiled at InfoComm 2016, the Mini-Converter is able to fit on the back of a camera or neatly