Broadcast News Archive for August, 2016
04/08/2016 Suitcase TV Opens New APAC Hub
Suitcase TV has announced the opening of a new APAC sales and service hub in Singapore. The hub will focus on the company's activities in the region and will be headed by James Ng, effective immediate

04/08/2016 Vizrt Selected For 2016 European Football Coverage
Swedish broadcaster TV 4 selected Vizrt technology to enhance its recent on-air live coverage of this year's European football tournament. The broadcaster added graphics, a video wall and augmente

03/08/2016 Cinegy Launches New Initiative
Cinegy has announced details of its new initiative, Great Summer Playout Trade-In. The initiative aims to allow users of existing playout technologies to replace them with a future-proof Cinegy altern

03/08/2016 Further Nominations For Made In Leeds Team
Made In Leeds has been shortlisted in this year's O2 Media Awards for Yorkshire and Humber. News Editor Andy Seddon has been shortlisted for Television Journalist, Peg Alexander has been named in

03/08/2016 IBC Debut For VITEC Products
At IBC2016 (Stand 7.G16), VITEC will debut the new MGW Ace Decoder, alongside a number of its other solutions. The MGW Ace Decoder is a compact HEVC/H.265 decoder which delivers broadcast-quality

03/08/2016 IBC TV Chooses VRT-EBU LiveIP Studio
VRT and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have announced that IBC TV will use the VRT-EBU LiveIP studio production set-up throughout IBC2016. The set up will be used to shoot, edit and produce

03/08/2016 Ikegami UK Appoints General Manager
Kris Hill has been appointed General Manager of Ikegami's UK office, effective immediately. Hill will be responsible for leading the UK operations, and managing all key customer accounts, system i

03/08/2016 Leader To Highlight Test & Measurement
Leader will highlight its latest Test & Measurement solutions at IBC2016 next month, Stand 12.A10. Included in the line-up will be the LV5490 multiscreen waveform monitor. Three new options

03/08/2016 Sony Unveils New 4K OLED Master Monitor
Sony has unveiled its new BVM-X300 OLED master monitor. The second-generation monitor provides users with more features for HDR and 4K production applications. From October 2016, the monitor will

02/08/2016 How To Land That 'Rich And Famous' Contract
As a new or up-and-coming presenter, attending an audition can be a make it or break it task. But with careful handling they can herald that first step to stardom. So what should you do before during

02/08/2016 IMT Hires John Procacci As VP Of Sales
John Procacci has been named as the new Vice President of sales at Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT). He will be responsible for leading the sales team at IMT, as well as commercial sales at

02/08/2016 Indiegogo Campaign Launched For Airline Food Movie
A new documentary aims to pull back the curtain on how airlines source, prepare and deliver meals to passengers at 35,000 feet. The Inflight Food Trip has been developed by Nik Loukas, creator of

02/08/2016 International Debut For Cineo Lighting's HSX
Cineo Lighting will debut its HSX Color Tunable Soft Source to the international market at IBC2016, Stand 12.D39. Currently shipping worldwide, the HSX features flicker-free operation and a color

02/08/2016 SI Media Confirms IBC2016 Presence
SI Media has confirmed it will attend IBC2016, RAI Amsterdam, 9 – 13 September. At the show, SI Media will present its latest traffic, playout automation, media asset management and news room solu

02/08/2016 Sky Deutschland Deploys Ncam Tech
Sky Deutschland has selected real-time camera tracking technology by Ncam as part of its live coverage of the German Bundesliga football championship. The technology will be used to generate augme

02/08/2016 Source Distribution Completes Relocation
Source Distribution has relocated to a new, larger facility in Park Royal, London, it has confirmed. The relocation included the company's warehousing, sales, marketing and administrative premises. &#

02/08/2016 Xytech Launches New Division
Xytech has launched a new Broadcast Services Division. It will be led by Daniel Lynch, who has been with the company since 2011. The expansion aims to address the changing needs of global video tr

01/08/2016 2wcom To Focus On AoIP At IBC
At IBC, 2wcom has said it will demonstrate AoIP and Satellite Integration. Included in the company's display will be the MM01; with new features, it now supports Ravenna, Livewire and AES-67. The

01/08/2016 A+E Networks UK Outsources Compliance And Media Management To TVT London
TVT, independent media services and post-production house, has announced that A+E Networks UK has contracted them for the provision of compliance, reversioning and media management services for its ch

01/08/2016 Digital Cinematography Training Centre Selects Leader's LV5490
The LV5490 4K/HD/SD multi-screen signal monitor by Leader has been selected as the core technical reference at an advanced digital cinematography training centre in the UK. 

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01/08/2016 Forscene To Exhibit At IBC2016
At IBC2016 the team behind Forscene will highlight how video producers across news, sport and broadcast entertainment are using the solution to save time and money – but without compromising on produc

01/08/2016 SMPTE Brings Together Hollywood Creativity And Silicon Valley Innovation At 2016 ETCA Conference
With its Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age (ETCA) conference, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), brought the industry greater clarity on the technologies and t

01/08/2016 VI Rental Secures VariCam LT Fleet
VI Rental in Bristol has taken delivery of six VariCam LT camcorders for use in natural history and mainstream production, giving them the largest fleet in the UK. 

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01/08/2016 Vidchecker Added To Editshare Flow 

EditShare has selected Vidcheck's Vidchecker file-based quality assurance solution for integration with its Flow production asset management platform. EditShare's Flow provides a media asset manage