Broadcast News Archive for July, 2016
21/07/2016 GTC Supports Paths Into The Industry
Careers in the media and creative industries show no signs of losing their appeal to young people but, with little or no 'on the job' television camera training available, choosing the right college c

21/07/2016 NEP Group Rebrands UK Broadcast Service Divisions
The NEP Group has rebranded two of its UK broadcast service divisions. NEP Visions and Roll to Record will now be known under the collective title NEP UK, with Bow Tie Television due to join the g

21/07/2016 Riedel Chosen For AMP VISUAL TV Project
AMP VISUAL TV has fitted its new Millenium Signature 12 (MS12) outside broadcast van with a significant Riedel MediorNet infrastructure. The company has built the HD/4K-capable OB van with up to 4

21/07/2016 SMPTE Celebrates Its Founders' Day
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is celebrating its Founders' Day, and the 100th Anniversary of its establishment. The festivities, which include cakes ornamented wit

21/07/2016 TMD Signs Irish Distributor
TMD has announced it has appointed systems integrator Eurotek as its sole distributor and reseller in Ireland. The two companies previously worked together on the FAST project at RTÉ, Ireland's nation

20/07/2016 Altered Images Completes Coventry University Project
Coventry University is a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on applied research. Its students benefit from state-of-the-a

20/07/2016 Blackmagic's URSA Mini Used For FanZone Coverage
Blackmagic Design's URSA Mini 4K and Micro Cinema Camera were recently used to provide live coverage of the Marseille FanZone during the 2016 UEFA European Championships. The cameras were used by

20/07/2016 Canford To Launch New Products At IBC 2016
Celebrating 40 years in business, Canford continues to innovate and is set to launch several new products and services at IBC 2016. Following strategic investment, Canford is launching their new fi

20/07/2016 Omnitek's Ultra XR To Start Shipping
Omnitek has said the Ultra XR will commence shipping at IBC 2016. The product provides test and measurement tools specifically designed for colour grading, post production and program QC in the 4K

20/07/2016 Rushes Helps Create VR Garden
Creative studio Rushes has helped create a virtual reality garden as part of a display at this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. The idea was created by advertising agency Atomic London

20/07/2016 Suitcase TV Strengthens After-Sales Service
Suitcase TV has added to its customer support department. The changes provide Sarah Deas and Shaun Hirst with additional responsibilities to ensure that the company's support function continues to del

20/07/2016 The View From Soundkit
Just how is the location sound business in 2016? A good question, particularly as we write this in the immediate aftermath of the UK decision to leave the EU, says Martyn Richards and Alistair McGhee.

20/07/2016 Vortex Brings The Best Out Of Live Broadcast
Vortex Communications has been providing high quality Audio and Video broadcast solutions for decades. Working closely with partners and customers, Vortex has helped broadcasters get their Audio a

20/07/2016 Wisycom To Demo New IEM Receiver
Wisycom has announced it will demonstrate its new IEM receiver – the MPR50-IEM – at IBC 2016, Stand 8.D78. The MPR50-IEM has a user-friendly interface and includes an ENS compander that caters to

19/07/2016 Another Season, Another Camera
ES Broadcast has a wide and varied client base, but a portion of that is definitely focused on the OB market. ES Broadcast Hire has invested in predominantly OB specific equipment to service that

19/07/2016 BBC Launches New Free App
The BBC has launched a new app, BBC+. The app is available to download for free for both iOS and Android mobiles in the UK and presents a selection of the broadcaster's online content chosen to ap

19/07/2016 Bernie Rietkerken Joins DekTec
DekTec has appointed Bernie Rietkerken as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. Mr Rietkerken will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the company's worldwide distributor network, develop

19/07/2016 Leader Expands Channel Partner Programme
Leader Electronics Europe has appointed D+P Multimedia Products Ltd as channel partner for Ireland. Kevin Salvidge, Leader's European Regional Development Manager, said: "D+P Multimedia is one of

19/07/2016 Lighting On Location
Having been a gaffer for 30 years I have done a lot of lighting on location, writes Ossie Jung, Prolight Direct. If you can't afford a truck and a generator and a large crew, then the only lights

19/07/2016 Sixty Announce New Features For Ease Live
Sixty has announced a new feature set for its Ease Live system. The upgrade will be demonstrated later this year at IBC 2016. Ease Live integrates any existing broadcast graphics system or workflo

19/07/2016 SMPTE Keeps Education Fresh, Relevant & Rewarding
By Richard Welsh, HPA Tech Retreat UK Co-Chair and CEO of Sundog Media Toolkit. The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is an internationally recognised and accredited profe

19/07/2016 Test Chest Powers Ahead
Building on its already extensive feature list, the latest software suite for Test Chest adds several exciting new features. Naturally, Murraypro's signature 'instant power-up' feature has not bee

19/07/2016 Vinten Unveils Fusion Upgrade
Vinten has announced upgrades to its Fusion Tripod Fluid Head. The Fusion FH-145 has been updated to offer almost twice the available drag at maximum than the original model. The FH-145 S2 provides

18/07/2016 Artel Video Systems To Showcase Range At IBC 2016
Artel Video Systems has said it will demonstrate its range of media transport solutions at IBC 2016, Stand 10.B20. The display will include the DigiLink Media Transport Platform. This is a

18/07/2016 Calrec Audio To Unveil New Products
Calrec Audio will bring a host of new products to IBC 2016, it has been announced. Included in the line-up is the company's new Brio compact digital broadcast audio console. It is the smallest con