Broadcast News Archive for January, 2017
18/01/2017 Having A Whale Of A Time
I was in my office one day and the phone rang; it was my colleague Matt. Could I go and film some basking sharks off a smallish boat off the Isles of Mull & Coll with my drones? Oh, and by the way, it

18/01/2017 Josh Hatter Joins Wazee Digital
Josh Hatter has been appointed vice president of operations at Wazee Digital. He will be based in Denver and report to Mark Pougnet, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the comp

18/01/2017 MAGIO Magic: Info-Channel Wizardry
Just as a magician pulls rabbits from a hat, so MAGIO TV and Kabel Plus s.r.o. can now pull new TV channels from out of the cloud. What is the source of their wizardry? Stream Circle; need you ask?

18/01/2017 Steven Swartz To Headline 2017 NAB Show Opening
It has been announced that Steven Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst, will take part in an executive Q&A during the 2017 NAB Show Opening, Monday, April 24, in Las Vegas. The interview will follow NA

18/01/2017 Wisdom Audio To Exhibit At ISE 2017
Wisdom Audio is to exhibit its new Sage Series Superbars at ISE 2017, booth 5-U120. The Sage Superbars are available in custom lengths of up to 248.92cm (98in) and come in standard black or a colo

17/01/2017 Adder Technology Makes New Appointments
Adder Technology has announced the appointment of Caleb Hooper as vice president of business development and product marketing. The company has also announced the promotion of Jamie Adkin to the

17/01/2017 Aspen Media Demonstrates Smart Audio At BVE
BVE, the UK's largest broadcast exhibition, will open its doors on 28th February and show regulars Aspen Media on stand F30 will once again be there to demonstrate products from its worldwide supplier

17/01/2017 Avid Shift Gear In Broadcast Graphics
Creating synergies or even unifying the content creation process (in all its aspects) for distribution over multiple platforms has been a concern for many broadcasters for some time, says Raul Alba, S

17/01/2017 Cooke Lenses Used For Valkyrien Series
Cooke Optics' Anamorphic/i and Cooke 5/i lenses have been used to shoot forthcoming Norwegian drama series, Valkyrien. In addition, the lens metadata collected from the ARRI ALEXA cameras on set assis

17/01/2017 Fiilex: Lighting Up BSC Expo 2017
January 2017 will see further expansion of Octica's lighting division with the addition of a new brand of Fresnel style LED lighting technology to their distribution portfolio. Octica and US based

17/01/2017 HD Broadcast Upgrades With Riedel MediorNet
Riedel Communications' MediorNet solution has been deployed as part of an upgrade of HD Broadcast's HD1 mobile production truck. Three MediorNet Compact Pro frames and six Riedel MicroN high-densi

17/01/2017 Ortana Adds To Cubix Platform
Ortana Media Group will use BVE 2017 to introduce new features to its Cubix media asset management and media orchestration platform. The company will also demonstrate its Spot & Spin online content pr

17/01/2017 PHABRIX Unveils Latest UHDTV Technology At BVE
PHABRIX will be demonstrating the V1 release of its latest technology for test and measurement – the PHABRIX Qx on stand L01 at BVE Excel London in February. Designed with a host of specialist ins

17/01/2017 Two More Companies Join AIMS
The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced that two more companies have joined the organisation. Grupo Globo has signed on as a full member, while Fuyoh Video Industry Co. has signed on

16/01/2017 Avid Tips: Creating A Traveling Matte For Text
In this post I will show you how to create reactive title text - i.e. parts of which change colour in response to a moving background. This is done by generating a "traveling matte" in Avid, requiring

16/01/2017 Hamlet And Good To Go!
Hamlet had a successful 2016 with a great response to its latest modular matrix switch range launched at IBC. The Hamlet portables for base band and streaming, test, measurement, monitoring and an

16/01/2017 How To Use Autocue Effectively
Autocue, teleprompting, prompting. Rarely the first service on the production managers list, and yet, it's a piece of equipment which when paired with a professional operator, will transform your pres

16/01/2017 Louis Theroux Named As Keynote Speaker At BVE 2017
Louis Theroux will take part in a keynote session at BVE 2017, it has been confirmed. The session, An Audience with Louis Theroux, will take place on Thursday 2 March at 11.20am in The Screen @ BVE Th

16/01/2017 Producer-Driven Workflows For News, Weather And Sports
As the IP revolution sweeps through the broadcast industry, it's all but certain that most video operations will one day be driven by all-IP networks running on standard IT technologies, admits Jesper

16/01/2017 Transvideo, Aaton Digital To Attend BSC Expo 2017
Transvideo and Aaton Digital will demonstrate their latest products at BSC Expo 2017, 3 – 4 February, Stand 300. At the show will be the Transvideo Stargate 7" monitor-recorder. It has a 1920x1080

16/01/2017 Video Europe Reviews The Nokia OZO
The Nokia OZO is our most exciting new piece of kit, the first VR 360 camera built from the ground up. The industrial design of the unit is reminiscent of Space Odyssey's Hal or The Matrix Sentine

13/01/2017 Additional Features For Leader's LV5490 Monitor
Leader Electronics has announced the addition of five-bar capabilities to its LV5490 4K-UHD/HD/SD multiscreen waveform monitor. The addition is part of a significant software upgrade to version 3.

13/01/2017 Amadeus Acoustic Solutions Completes BOXY Install
Amadeus Acoustic Solutions, in partnership with Italian manufacturers BOXY, have announced the completion of their largest ever modular studio installation at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manc

13/01/2017 IDX HL-9 Promotion: Cash Back Trade In
IDX have announced a superb cash back offer for existing IDX HL-9 customers. Until the 31st March 2017, participating IDX dealers are offering €50.00/£40.00 cash back for each used E-HL9 traded in

13/01/2017 MOOV Delivers Graphics For ITV Horse Racing Coverage
MOOV has announced that it is to provide on-screen graphics, virtual reality and telestration services for ITV's horse racing coverage. ITV's new four-year deal to show UK horseracing on terrestri