Advanced Television


GlobeCast delivers Tour de France for France Télévisions

GlobeCast has announced it is on-site at the Tour de France to provide the French national broadcaster France Télévisions with a complete solution to broadcast every stage of the race. Each day of the race, GlobeCast is delivering 10 hours of satellite transmissions and five hours via microwave for France Télévisions. The mobile units responsible […]

July 18, 2011

GlobeCast delivers the Tour de France for France Télévisions for 15th consecutive year

GlobeCast has announced that it is on-site at the Tour de France to provide the French national broadcaster France Télévisions with a complete solution to broadcast every stage of the race. GlobeCast vehicles and teams are present from Saturday, July 2 to Sunday, July 24 to deliver live coverage of the world-renowned cycling competition. Each […]

July 18, 2011

DEV Systemtechnik expands in US

DEV Systemtechnik of Germany has announced the expansion of its North American presence with the formation of a US subsidiary, DEV America. DEV America will support growing customer requirements for the company’s leading-edge products that help satellite and cable television systems transmit, receive, switch, and distribute RF signals over coaxial and fiber optic cable. “For […]

July 5, 2011

Masstech to unveil new Emerald v7.5 at SMPTE 2011

Masstech, provider of powerful tools for media asset management, bridging workflows and high-speed transcoding will showcase the new Emerald version 7.5 Lite Edition and Sapphire v2.0 channel-in-a-box playout server at SMPTE 2011 in Sydney from 19 to 22 July. Brad Redwood, Vice President International Sales and Marketing at Masstech Group said: “Emerald LE and Sapphire […]

July 5, 2011

Sky Studios are go

Sky Studios, Sky’s west London production has debuted with Monday’s Sky Sports News as the first channel to be transmitted live from the studios. Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive, Sky, comments: “Opening Sky Studios is a significant step in Sky’s development, and this building stands testament to our commitment to home-grown, high quality British content. Not […]

July 4, 2011

Dolby powers China’s DTMB

Dolby Laboratories has revealed that Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Digital have been selected as optional technologies for China’s recently released national Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcasting (DTMB) Receiver Specification for set-top boxes and TVs, which will go into effect on November 1s, 2011. The release of China’s national DTMB Receiver Specification adds to the growing […]

June 30, 2011

TBS opens Cartoon Network’s Abu Dhabi studio

Turner Broadcasting has formally inaugurated its Cartoon Network Studios Arabia, and promised that new productions would flow from the Animation Academy already based at twofour54’s fast-growing creative facility at Abu Dhabi. Cartoon Network’s Animation Academy was set up last year with the intention of training local artists in 2D animation.  Cartoon Network Arabia is already […]

June 27, 2011By Chris Forrester

ScheduALL connects – and connects with – product users across the pond

The world keeps getting smaller for ScheduALL, the global leader in resource management and collaboration software for the broadcast and media industries. Last month, executives of the international, Florida-based company traveled to London, where they held the latest in a series of Users Groups – lively, interactive meetings bringing together hands-on users of ScheduALL products […]

June 21, 2011

Imaginasia drives Asia TV vision from content to bandwidth

Asia Pacific sales and business development specialist, Imaginasia, has announced new clients as part of its growing portfolio of technology and services for the TV and digital media market. The company brings together senior Asian and industry expertise to provide clients with outsourced sales, business development, marketing and strategy consultancy for profitable Asian business growth. […]

June 16, 2011

$250bn-worth of satellites to be launched

Research specialist Northern Sky says that between now and 2025, about 1,600 craft will be sent into orbit, at a rate of about 110 a year. This is a much greater rate than over the past 15 years when the launch average was about 100 craft a year. “This is a significant increase over the […]

June 15, 2011By Chris Forrester