One year after installing a brand new high definition sports studio at Chellomedia‘s Amsterdam-based Digital Media Centre (DMC), one of Europe‘s premier digital media facilities dedicated to multilingual broadcasting, UK systems integrator Broadcast Networks has completed the renewal of Chellomedia‘s vital Network Operations Centre. more
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IANILED, the latest LED lighting technology from Ianiro, captured the attention of many of the UK‘s leading production companies when it was shown at Broadcast Live by Ianiro UK.
“We are delighted with the amount of interest these revolutionary products generated,” says Ianiro UK‘s managing director Nick Allen Miles. “Representatives from SKY, the BBC and many other top production companies came to see them at Broadcast Live because they recognised that IANILED is the most exciting development to hit the production lighting business for years.”
The UK dealer channel was also drawn to the Ianiro UK stand and was quick to place orders for the new lights. In fact, business was so brisk that Ianiro UK‘s first batch of stock from the Italian manufacturer was completely sold out by the end of the show. more
Rome, Italy: Fox Channels Italy has become the first broadcaster to invest in DK-Technologies‘ new MSD100C Loudness meter, which is designed to tackle the issue of the perceived loudness of audio signals.
The new meter has been installed at Fox Channels Italy‘s studios in Rome where it is being used as part of the Broadcast Content Management chain to meter and normalize the loudness of programmes ingested into the video server, before transmission. FOX Channels Italy has also upgraded the MSD600M++ meters that it is using in its audio post production department to incorporate DK‘s new loudness software. more
Prism Sound has supplied a dScope Series III audio analyzer and VISIO adapter to Business Line Cellular Systems, a division of NXP Semiconductors. The company is using the unit to test the audio performance of Handsfree and Earphone amplifiers for mobile telephones.
NXP Business Line Cellular Systems is a multi-site, multi-national organisation with offices in France, The Netherlands, China, Germany and Switzerland. Its activities cover the whole semiconductor content of a cellular phone. more
DK-Technologies has appointed ALLYN as its main distributor in Italy, with responsibility for its entire range of high-end audio and video products.
ALLYN distributes high quality, reliable products and integrated solutions to the professional audio and broadcast markets. The company plays an important role in the implementation of innovative digital technologies for the production/distribution and preservation of high-quality content and offers dedicated tools and applications for the conversion and restoration of archival and new material – both in Standard and High Definition.
Its customers include both public and commercial Italian TV networks and TV and Cinema production and post-production facilities, such as RAI, SKY, LA7, EUROSCENA and SBP. Among the brands it distributes are Harris, Ross, Ikegami, Softel, DFN, Volicon, Telestream and Sonic Solutions. more
UK System integration specialist Broadcast Networks is helping network provider Genesis Networks to deliver new services to its customers by providing general technical services at key locations around Europe.
Based in New York and with offices in London, UK, and Montpellier, France, Genesis Networks provides customized transmission solutions, including global HD video-over-IP transmission, to terrestrial, cable and satellite broadcasters around the world. more
In response to requests from key broadcasters and production houses, including SKY, ITV, the BBC and RAI in Italy, DK-Technologies is launching the MSD100C Loudness, which is designed to tackle the issue of the perceived loudness of audio signals. more
Prism Sound has appointed Eltest Ltd as the Hungarian distributor for its full range of audio test and measurement products.
Based in Budapest, Eltest was established in 2003 as the official Hungarian distributor for LeCroy, which manufacturers a range of high-end oscilloscopes. It has subsequently added to its product range and now offers a wide variety of electronic measuring instruments from manufacturers such as Tabor Electronics, EMC Partners, GW Instek, Pacific Power Surce and Lambda. more
DK-Technologies has supplied two MSD200C audio meters to Welcome Post, a brand new post production facility that opened in Copenhagen in October 2007.
Housed in a beatifully restored building in the centre of Copenhagen, Welcome Post is part of the Baugur Group, an international investment company that focuses on investments in retail, property and media in Iceland, the UK and Scandinavia.
The facility is headed by Ulla Rørdam, who was previously head of production at Sonne Film in Denmark and has over 17 years experience in post production. Among its clients are Danish film and television companies and local advertising agencys. more
Prism Sound has supplied a dScope Series III audio analyzer to GEM UK Ltd, a Gloucestershire-based company that specialises in the offshore manufacture and assembly of Printed Circuit Boards.
The unit was ordered at the behest of one of GEM UK‘s clients and is now in China where it is being used for production testing.
Clive Meadows, sales manager for GEM UK, says: “Our client specified two audio test products that would be suitable for this project and we chose the Prism Sound unit on the basis of cost and the breadth of features offered. It is being used in testing and calibration of top end audio equipment and is performing very well.” more