Fujifilm and RaceTech sign five year lenses deal

September 29, 2014 | Comments Off

Fujifilm’s Optical Devices Division Fujinon has announced a five-year cooperation with RaceTech, which is specialised in sports productions at racecourses throughout the United Kingdom. Fujifilm will upgrade its entire broadcast lens range to the latest optical technology starting with the first order of long range telephoto lens models HA42x9.7BE, HA23x7.6BE and wide-angle HA14x4.5BE HD ENG […]

Pixel Power provides graphics for STV coverage of independence referendum

September 29, 2014 | Comments Off

Scotland’s constitutional referendum on 18 September 2014 ended up too close to call in advance. Charting the results as they came in were specially created graphics from Pixel Power, linked directly to the database and controlled by the presenters using a dedicated tablet app. All eyes were on the overnight coverage produced by STV in […]

Aaton-Digital wins CINEC Award for its 24 track digital audio recorder

September 27, 2014 | Comments Off

Aaton Digital’s new Cantar-X3 24 track digital audio recorder has received a prestigious Cinec Award, presented on September 22 in Munich, Germany, during the Cinec Expo. The award was presented to Aaton-Digital & Transvideo CEO Jacques Delacoux by the Society of CineTechnik Bayern e.V. (CTB, formerly Bavarian Society for the Advancement of Film Technology), and […]

New Portuguese distribution for DiGiCo

September 27, 2014 | Comments Off

Digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo has announced the appointment of Garrett S.A. Audiovisuais as its exclusive distributor for Portugal. Founded in 1978, Garrett has built an enviable reputation in Portugal by ensuring that it always offers relevant solutions to the market and employing a highly experienced team. “For some time, we have wanted to work with […]

Facilis Technology, Marquis Broadcast confirm TerraBlock compatibility

September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

Shared storage provider Facilis Technology and Marquis Broadcast, specialists in content workflows and media integration software, have announced that they’ve joined forces to qualify Medway and Project Parking products with TerraBlock shared storage. The partnership will help Facilis customers take advantage of Medway’s extensive media and metadata tracking features for enhanced project management in Avid […]

Leader reports growing interest in 4K

September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

Leader lnstruments reports a buoyant IBC 2014 with strong interest in its LV5490 waveform monitor which allows standard-definition, high-definition and 4K ultra-high-definition to be checked from a single compact unit. Leader was represented at IBC 2014 by Hiro Sawa (president, Leader America), Richard Heath, Koichi Fukugawa and Christian Young. “IBC show traffic was healthy this […]

Egan joins Clear-Com for UK, Ireland and Israel

September 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Clear-Com has appointed Damien Egan to the role of regional sales manager for UK, Ireland and Israel. Reporting to Nicki Fisher, director of EMEA Sales, Egan will be responsible for defining and supporting Clear-Com’s sales strategy across these regions, working closely with reseller partners to grow the Clear-Com business. Egan joins Clear-Com from Solid State […]

Shotoku installs robotic pan and tilt heads in Madrid

September 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Shotoku Broadcast has recently installed a robotically controlled system comprising numerous pan and tilt heads and dual 16-camera control systems at Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación. The Madrid-based Spanish media group, a national broadcaster, maintains a significant presence in the television, radio and cinema industries. The sale was made through Shotoku’s regional reseller Datos […]

BBC Northern Ireland picks FreeSpeak II comms

September 19, 2014 | Comments Off

At IBC Clear-Com announced that its FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system has been selected by the BBC for its Northern Ireland facilities. Freespeak II will be installed across the BBC’s sites in Belfast and Derry Londonderry, along with Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX digital matrix . The fully interconnected system over fibre and IP will provide capacity for […]

Sony and Evertz to collaborate on IP infrastructure

September 19, 2014 | Comments Off

An agreement with Sony to collaborate on IP interoperability was announced by Evertz at IBC. Evertz said the initiative would allow customers to use an IP infrastructure in their facilities for SD, HD, 3G, 4K and 8K video formats, and support broadcasters through the transition from legacy SDI to IP-based systems. Sony’s Network Media Interface […]

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