A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Archive by Sue Sillitoe

Oxygen DCT Supplies Bestlight With Cinedeck EXTREME – The Ultimate In Portable Recording Technology

London and Surrey-based media services company Bestlight specialises in multicamera productions of performances from some of the UK’s top theatre and arts venues. Bestlight is a BBC preferred supplier in the fields of Drama, Entertainment and Children’s Programming and has a formidable reputation to maintain. It therefore sets the bar very high when it comes to equipment choices.

Recently, Bestlight invested in the new Cindedeck EXTREME, a portable, affordable, camera-mountable, high-grade DDR that is revolutionising digital cinematography and TV production with a new digital video tapeless workflow that drastically reduces production time and associated costs. This single, compact unit, which has already won numerous awards and accolades since making its first public appearance at NAB 2010, negates the need for a separate time-code generator, monitor and field recorder, thus reducing location set-up time and simplifying video acquisition. Furthermore, the device has three internal codecs that allow users to make more

Jünger Audio Expands Its *AP Family of Audio Processors With Two New Additions For IBC 2011

Audio Loudness and dynamics specialist Jünger Audio is using the IBC platform to launch two powerful new additions to its range of LEVEL MAGIC™ processors. These new units form part of an expanding family of products that began with the launch of the Award-winning T*AP TV Audio Processor at NAB 2010.

The first unit, the D*AP LM2, is a two-channel Digital Audio Processor incorporating Version II of Jünger Audio’s renowned LEVEL MAGIC™ algorithm, which is compliant with all current broadcast audio loudness recommendations including ITU, EBU R128 and ATSC A/85.

Designed as a successor to Jünger Audio’s groundbreaking D06 unit, the D*AP LM2 offers a powerful combination of dynamics and loudness control, making it suitable for a wide range of applications including television, radio, music production and PA.

The D*AP LM2 is capable of handling both analogue and digital (AES/EBU) audio and features an automatic input switchover more

Oxygen DCT Introduces A New Low Cost Monitor With Integrated ‘Quad Split’ For Galleries And Control Rooms

Oxygen DCT, which is renowned for its expertise in picture monitoring solutions, has launched an outstanding new monitor with integrated quad split that dramatically reduces the cost of building galleries, control rooms and monitor walls. This evolutionary new monitor is more affordable than the traditional approach of using a quad split and a separate monitor and costs 40% less than the alternative of using two dual rack monitors.

The OxMVM230 is a high performance 23? broadcast monitor with an integrated multiviewer for displaying up to four separate signals at full High Definition resolution. This versatile monitor allows users to tailor the display to their own operational requirements for programme production, channel branding, galleries, studios and engineering monitoring. It is also ideally suited to DSNGs and OBs where space and weight are at a premium and where its integrated approach reduces installation time and costs.
At the core of more

Oxygen DCT Grows its Management Team With Two Key Appointments

As part of its on-going expansion plans, broadcast products solutions provider Oxygen DCT has appointed Phil Wilton to the position of Director of Technical Solutions, with immediate effect.

Phil Wilton’s appointment comes just a few months after Chris Whittock joined Oxygen DCT as Director of Business Development. He was previously employed at BSkyB where he held the position of Project Engineering Manager with responsibility for projects across all of the Sky sites.

phil-wilton-chris-whittock-and-steve-hathaway-oxygen-dcts-management-team.JPG

Managing Director Steve Hathaway says: “Both of these appointments have enabled us to significantly grow our management team. We now have in place a team with more than 75 years combined experience of the broadcast and post production industries. The expertise that Phil and Chris bring to the company will better enable us to manage Oxygen DCT’s ongoing expansion and meet the increasing client-led demands attributed to more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Company Announcements, News |

Prism Media Products Limited Wins A Queen’s Award For Enterprise

On Friday, 15 July 2011, Prism Media Products Limited, whose brands include Prism Sound, SADiE and Imerge, was presented with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade. The presentation was made by Mr. Hugh Duberly, Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, and took place at the company’s headquarters in Stretham. Also present were Jim Paice, MP for South East Cambridgeshire and Mark Lloyd, Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire County Council.

prism-sound-queens-award-presentation.jpg

Graham Boswell, Sales Director of Prism Media Products Limited, expressed his thanks to everyone in the company, saying: “This Award would not have been possible without the hard work and effort put in by our staff and I would like to take this opportunity to thank them. I’m really proud of them all.?

Mr. Hugh Duberly pointed out that a Queen’s Award is equivalent to an individual receiving an MBE more

Prism Sound Announces A Prestigious Order For Its New SADiE 6 Software

Following a comprehensive review of a range of potential solutions for craft editing, the BBC has renewed its commitment to SADiE by placing an order for 50 licenses for the recently released SADiE 6 editing software. These will be installed at BBC North and will be in use by August, 2011.

mediacity100-compressed.jpg

The broadcaster is streamlining the range of tools that it will support internally for its radio programme makers and has selected SADiE as the standard “Craft Editor? for audio to complement its radio production and playout automation systems.

SADiE is already well established at the Corporation, which has many hundreds of SADiE installations. Key to this success is the unique approach that SADiE has to audio editing and productivity, tailored to high-end radio production workflow. The new SADiE 6 software will primarily be used as a software-only application more

DK-Technologies Helps Dramatico Stays Within Legal Loundness Limits

DK-Technologies has supplied Dramatico Entertainment Ltd, the UK record label set up in the early Naughties by singer/songwriter/producer/arranger Mike Batt, with an MSD100C loudness meter, which it is using to ensure that all its television advertising and promotional campaigns fall within the legal limits for loudness consistency.

DK-Technologies’ range of audio metering products are all complaint with the latest loudness recommendations, including ITU 1770-2, EBU R128 and ATSC A85. The company’s latest product, the DK Meter, is a Compact Audio Loudness Meter (CALM) that is no bigger than a smart phone and is designed to meet increasing demands from the market for cost-effective stereo and 5.1 metering, including loudness. Shown in prototype at NAB 2011, this groundbreaking instrument will start shipping in August with a price tag of just $1295.00 in the US and €995.00 in Europe.

Dramatico invested in a DK MSD 100C Loudness meter in order more

Prism Sound Makes Audio Loudness A Priority At IBC 2011

Prism Sound and SADiE will be attending this year’s IBC Convention in Amsterdam with a range of products aimed at the professional broadcast and post production markets.

The company will also be highlighting the important issue of Audio Loudness by showing a new application for its powerful dScope Series III audio analyser that allows broadcasters to verify whether their audio meters comply with ITU-R BS. 1770.

Prism Sound’s critically acclaimed dScope Series III is a flexible and powerful digital audio analysis platform available in a number of configurations, including two analogue-only versions aimed at engineers and production line managers who are currently only concerned with audio analysis in the analogue domain. These variants give customers access to all the power and flexibility of the dScope Series III audio analyzer platform but at a much lower cost of entry.

prism-sound-dscope-series-iii-compressed.jpg

more

DK-Technologies Shows Its New DK Meter at IBC 2011

Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the IBC platform to show the Award-winning DK Meter to European broadcasters and content producers.

This groundbreaking Compact Audio Loudness Meter (CALM) was the subject of huge interest when it was unveiled in prototype at NAB in April. It will be shipping in August and is already generating orders from broadcasters looking for a reliable, high quality solution to their loudness metering requirements.

The DK Meter is truly revolutionary. No bigger than a smart phone, it is designed to meet increasing demands from the market for cost-effective stereo and 5.1 metering, including loudness.

the-new-dk-meter.jpg

Two versions of the DK Meter are available: the DK1, which is ideal for anyone working in stereo, and the DK2, which is specifically aimed at the burgeoning 5.1 surround sound market.

The DK Meter is easy to more

Jünger Audio Helps OFM Deliver Exception Clarity To South African Radio Audiences

South African commercial radio station OFM entertains its audience with a mixture of adult contemporary music, news, weather, traffic and other relevant information. Broadcasting 24 hours a day from its studios in Bloemfontein in the Free State Province, OFM is a lifestyle radio station that likes to connect with its audience through plenty of telephone interaction.

As phone-in programs are such an important part of its remit, OFM wanted to ensure that these reflected the same high audio standards as the rest of its programming. But there was a problem – the audio levels on phone-ins were not always regular and that, says OFM’s technical manager Jan Van Der Walt, was something worth investigating.

“One of our biggest technical challenges was the poor quality of the telephone conversations we were broadcasting,? he explains. “As almost all of our content is live, this became quite a problem. It was more

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication