Broadcast News Archive for November, 2017
16/11/2017 Nikolaj Forsberg Joins DPA Microphones
DPA Microphones has announced the appointment of Nikolaj Forsberg as EVP of Sales, with immediate effect. Mr Forsberg will be located at the company's headquarters in Denmark and he will be respon

16/11/2017 Pinewood MBS Lighting Deliver For New Film
Pinewood MBS Lighting has worked alongside Cinematographer Josie Williams on the award-winning film David and Bathsheba by Directors Sammy Patterson and Dagmar Scheibenreif. Filmed at Pinewood Stu

16/11/2017 Riedel Solution Selected For Zurich Street Parade
An Artist digital matrix intercom system from Riedel Communications delivered the radio communications infrastructure for the 26th annual Zurich Street Parade earlier this year. For the project, Riede

15/11/2017 Broadcasters & Post Production Facilities Digitising Legacy Tape Formats: Pt 2
The second in a series of articles by Pat Horridge of VET Training covering the issues facing broadcasters & post houses needing to digitise legacy tape formats. Pat, a former broadcast service eng

15/11/2017 Cinegy Announces New Partnership
Cinegy has announced details of a new distribution partnership with with Tokyo-based Itochu Cable Systems Corporation. Following stringent testing and review by Itochu to determine its suitability

15/11/2017 Hundreds Of Jobs Created At Bottle Yard Studios In 2016
The Bottle Yard Studios has revealed that an estimated total of 380 FTE jobs were created on-site at the Bristol-based studios in 2016. An initiative by Bristol City Council, the facility has attra

15/11/2017 Kino Flo Introduces New LED Accessories
Kino Flo Lighting Systems have introduced a number of new accessories in recent months, including the Kino Flo/BlockBattery and the new Gaffer Tray for FreeStyle 31 and 21 LED. Kino Flo partnered

15/11/2017 Mount Pleasant Studio Celebrates Busy Year
Mount Pleasant Studio has had its busiest year, hosting a wide mixture of commercials, broadcast promos and productions, movie VFX work and corporate videos for new and returning clients. Recently

15/11/2017 New CEO And MD For Edgeware
Edgeware has announced the appointment of Karl Thedéen as the new Managing Director and CEO of Edgeware AB. Thedéen will replace Joachim Roos who is stepping down as CEO to focus on other strategi

15/11/2017 New Facility For ARRI Italia Following Expansion
ARRI's Italian subsidiary has relocated to a new office space – complete with TV studio and showroom – due to continued growth in the European market. The increased presence not only strengthens t

15/11/2017 Timecode Systems Releases Solution For GoPro HERO6 Cameras
Timecode Systems has unveiled the SyncBac PRO for GoPro HERO6 Black cameras, which will enable professional users of the camera to shoot in sync. Using the same timecode technology as the original

15/11/2017 Writing On The Wall For OBs And SNGs?
Is Remote Production the death knell for the traditional Outside Broadcast truck/trailer model? By Remote Production I mean having cameras with operators, mics, commentary and presenters, etc. on

14/11/2017 Ad Sales Pie Share Is Now A Piece Of Cake
Current trends in the ad sales pie share clearly demonstrate that mobile and desktop internet advertising will surpass TV advertising incomes in 2019. Broadcasters must now be preparing to defend

14/11/2017 BenQ Debuts W1700 Home Cinema Projector
BenQ has announced details of the CineHome W1700 DLP projector, delivering 4K UHD HDR home cinema to all audiences. The W1700 features 8.3 megapixel UHD 4K resolution, CinematicColor™ accuracy, an

14/11/2017 Bluebell Opticom Enhances BN390 Multiplexer
Bluebell Opticom has upgraded its BN390 multiplexer so that it now supports new 4K UHD conversion options and remote configuration. The standalone interface supports single-cable 4K UHDTV transpo

14/11/2017 Camera Corps Rig For ITV Documentary
Camera Corps has designed and built a multi mini-camera rig to capture all the action for ITN Production's recent documentary, EasyJet: Inside The Cockpit. Produced in association with CTC Aviatio

14/11/2017 Green Hippo Announce New Distributor
Green Hippo has announced a new distributor for its products in Portugal and Spain. With immediate effect, Earpro will distribute Green Hippo's product line with the two markets. With offices in B

14/11/2017 House Of Worship Selects TSL Products' Broadcast System
A TallyMan broadcast control system by TSL Products has been selected by the Lutheran Church of Hope as part of an upgrade of its AV operations. Located in Des Moines, Iowa, the megachurch has 20,

14/11/2017 Making Light Work Since 1882
At Photon Beard (originally R.R. Beard), we like to think that we take a very practical, and where necessary an innovative approach to what we do; taking an appropriate source of light, and adding the

14/11/2017 NUGEN Audio Previews New Version Of Halo Upmix
NUGEN Audio has confirmed that it will preview a new version of its Halo Upmix 3D Immersive Extension at Inter BEE 2017. The company will demonstrate Halo Upmix second and third order Ambisonic output

14/11/2017 SpaceCrate Brings Creativity To Any Location
Launched in June 2017, SpaceCrate is a professional spec, studio grade creative environment pre-fabricated and delivered ready to use. Based on the worldwide standard 20" shipping container, Space

13/11/2017 All Your Production Needs Under One Roof
Here at Brunswick we are passionate about film and photography and do want to offer the best possible experience for you during your time here. We offer both studios out on a dry hire basis, howev

13/11/2017 Clear-Com Appoints Gavin MacDonald
Clear-Com has announced the appointment of Gavin MacDonald as Director of Global Service and Support (GSS). MacDonald will be based in the UK and report to Bob Boster, president at Clear-Com. In t

13/11/2017 DNF Controls, 360 Systems Announce New Solution Bundle
DNF Controls and 360 System had partnered to deliver a solution bundle that allows scheduled record/playout of video server-based programme and commercial content. The bundle incorporates a bespok

13/11/2017 Imagine Communications' Supplies Router For OB Truck
Imagine Communications has supplied the core infrastructure, including a multi-format router, for a new outside broadcast truck built by Italian production company Cinevideo. The 12-meter, triple-e