Avid appoints Boggs to its board of directors

July 31, 2015 | Comments Off on Avid appoints Boggs to its board of directors

Avid has announced the appointment of Paula E Boggs to its board of directors. Boggs’ many years of corporate leadership experience, combined with her background as a musician experienced with Avid products, will provide a unique perspective according to the company. Boggs has held a variety of professional and community leadership roles for over 25 […]

SOS Global begins dedicated Moscow office operation

July 31, 2015 | Comments Off on SOS Global begins dedicated Moscow office operation

Based on its long experience on challenging projects in the Russian Federation and Commonwealth of Independent States, SOS Global is further committing to this market by opening its own Moscow office. This will give the company a solid platform to apply its knowledge and expertise to the major upcoming sports events such as Confederations Cup […]

VariCam back in the fold at BBC Natural History Unit

July 30, 2015 | Comments Off on VariCam back in the fold at BBC Natural History Unit

The Panasonic VariCam is once again in use at the BBC Natural History Unit, which has ordered both the 4K and high speed versions of the camera. The decision was made following a three month test shoot, supported directly by Panasonic and Films@59. The VariCam has a long heritage with the Bristol-based NHU, with nearly 30 […]

Chas Rowden joins Lawo for Strategic Sales role

July 30, 2015 | Comments Off on Chas Rowden joins Lawo for Strategic Sales role

Lawo has appointed Robert Charles ‘Chas’ Rowden to head up Strategic Sales within Lawo’s global team. Prior to this move, Rowden was employed by Calrec Audio to develop business in Europe, Middle East and African territories. With 30 years’ experience in senior sales roles within television live-to-air broadcast, film/video post production, music production and radio, […]

High Dynamic Range takes IBC2015 Conference Prize

July 30, 2015 | Comments Off on High Dynamic Range takes IBC2015 Conference Prize

The IBC2015 Conference Prize is to be awarded to Andrew Cotton and Tim Borer of BBC Research & Development for their paper ‘A display independent high dynamic range television system’. The paper will be given in the IBC Conference in a session starting at 14:00 on Friday 11 September. Drawn from the technical papers section, […]

Anders Plyhm joins deltatre as UK Creative Director

July 30, 2015 | Comments Off on Anders Plyhm joins deltatre as UK Creative Director

Deltatre has appointed Anders Plyhm as its new Creative Director in the UK. Plyhm comes to deltatre from the Razorfish agency where he was Executive Creative Director, having previously led the Creative teams at both SapientNitro and Agency Republic. His client list includes brands such as Nike, Adidas, Sony PlayStation, Nokia, Absolut Vodka, Cadbury, Diesel and […]

Calrec Artemis Shine at Presteigne Broadcast Hire

July 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Calrec Artemis Shine at Presteigne Broadcast Hire

Presteigne Broadcast Hire has now added a Calrec Artemis Shine audio desk to its roster. The Artemis digital console is widely used in outside broadcast applications because of its high functionality in a compact frame. Production companies now have the ability to rent this familiar and popular audio console. Presteigne has selected a 40 fader […]

Harmonic powers Japan’s first live, full-frame 4K UHD channel

July 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Harmonic powers Japan’s first live, full-frame 4K UHD channel

Harmonic has announced that Japanese cable TV operator EHIME CATV has deployed Harmonic’s Electra X3 advanced media processor to support a trial of the country’s first live, full-frame 4K UHD channel. Utilising the highly flexible and scalable Electra X3 media processor to encode UHD content using the HEVC Main 10 codec, EHIME CATV can deliver […]

Major tech upgrade to studio RP3 at ORF in Vienna

July 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Major tech upgrade to studio RP3 at ORF in Vienna

Crystal Vision has won a contract to provide the core technical infrastructure for an upgrade to studio RP3 at the headquarters of ORF in Vienna, Austria. The contract calls for close to 200 individual Crystal Vision modules including fibre connectivity, up/down/cross converters, synchronisers and analogue/digital conversion. The project also calls for a large number of […]

New Avid research reveals executive confidence in MAM to drive growth and ROI

July 28, 2015 | Comments Off on New Avid research reveals executive confidence in MAM to drive growth and ROI

Avid has announced new research findings that reveal how the leaders of major global media enterprises are using MAM to improve collaboration and operational efficiency, reduce costs, drive revenue, and deliver a higher return on investment (ROI). The independent study was conducted by Ovum and commissioned by Avid. Top data points include: MAM implementations are […]

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