Advanced Television


KIT digital brings HD broadcasting to Philippines

KIT digital, a cloud-based software solutions and technology services provider for multi-screen video delivery, has been selected by one of the Philippines’ major broadcast networks, TV5, to help it become the first fully automated, IP-based digital and HD-enabled facility in the region. The upgrade to TV5’s Technical Operations Centre includes significant enhancements to their production […]

July 20, 2011

LYNX Technik to debut Shufflemax Audio and Metadata Embedder / De-Embedder at IBC 2011

LYNX Technik, a provider of modular interfaces, is launching its Shufflemax Audio and Metadata Embedder / De-Embedder at IBC 2011. This 3G/HD/SD-SDI multi-functional module (model PDM 5289) expands the Series 5000 card and rack-based signal processing solutions. It will be showcased at IBC 2011 stand 8.E24. To address the ever increasing technical demands of modern […]

July 19, 2011

SES-3 launch success

Satellite operator SES has confirmed that its SES-3 craft was successfully launched into space on board an ILS Proton launch vehicle. The ILS Proton Breeze M was launched from Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 5:16 a.m. local time Saturday July 16 (1:16 a.m. CET). After an eight-hour, one-minute mission, the Breeze M successfully […]

July 18, 2011

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