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Canon ES Broadcast

ES Broadcast picks up latest 4K Canon lens

ES Broadcast’s hire division will take delivery of Canon’s new UHD Digisuper 27 (UJ27x6.5B IESD) 4K studio and field broadcast lens next month.

Peter White IABM

New members swell IABM ranks

The IABM has signed-up an additional 16 members in 2017 so far, taking its total to 511.

Gearhouse USA

Gearhouse to debut UHD OB truck

NAB 2017: Gearhouse Broadcast USA will debut its new UHD outside broadcast truck Columbus at NAB.

SyncBac Pro

Timecode to focus on tools for shooting 360-degree video

NAB 2017: Timecode Systems will use NAB to showcase tools and workflows for making 360-degree and VR video shoots more efficient.

Vimond Live Channel Planner

Vimond to launch "one stop shop" planning and scheduling tool

NAB 2017: Vimond Media Solutions is launching Live Channel Planner at NAB.

Yuko Siguro

Suguro joins TVT's Japan office

London-headquartered content services firm TVT has bolstered its presence in Japan with the appointment of Yuko Suguro to the newly created role of head of operations.

Kim Beard

DigiBox recruits Beard as product development manager

Kimberly Beard has joined distributor DigiBox as product development and account manager.

IBC sponsored bike ride

TV-backed Vision Charity to merge with RSBC

The Vision Charity, set up by firms working in the broadcasting and corporate TV sector more than 40 years ago, is merging with the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC).

Neil Hatton

Post unprepared for levy as apprenticeship scheme launches

Just two weeks ahead of the start of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme, there are no accredited post-production apprenticeship courses and no framework to help create them, Broadcast has learned.

BBC1 ident

Ericsson wins BBC Creative post services deal

Ericsson has fended some of London’s biggest post houses to win the contract to provide post-production services for the BBC Creative marketing arm.

Karla Lucas

Clear Cut recruits Halo's Lucas

Halo Post Production client services and facilities manager Karla Lucas has joined Clear Cut Pictures in the same role.

Ostmodern's Skylark supports BBC Player service

Ostmodern has revealed that its Skylark content management system was used to build the new BBC Player subscription video on demand service.

Francesca Parkes

Molinare makes two additions to sales team

Molinare has bolstered its sales team by hiring a sales executive and a sales co-ordinator.

iTunes

Apple approves Visual Data for video delivery

Visual Data Media Services (Visual Data) has been awarded Apple Preferred Plus status for video delivery.

SAM Morpheus UX

SAM launches Morpheus UX playout interface

SAM (Snell Advanced Media) has unveiled Morpheus UX, a control interface for the company’s Morpheus playout automation and ICE channel-in-a-box product line.

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TV3

TV3 adds Avid GFX kit in Studio One overhaul

Ireland’s TV3 has installed a new graphics system from Avid’s Studio Suite as part of a refresh of its daily studio output.

Meridian Netflix

HDR in the spotlight

High Dynamic Range is hugely popular because of the punchy, engaging images it produces, but what challenges does the emerging technology pose for production teams?

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Kodi

Battle against piracy goes on

Sales of adapted set-top boxes are a new threat to the film and TV industry, says Christopher Schouten

Planet Earth II

Possibilities are endless for VR wildlife documentaries

Immersive technology will transform how we make natural history, says Erfan Saadati

CES 2017

CES 2017: hearing voices in Vegas

Amazon’s voice control app Alexa was a powerful presence at CES, says Mark Harrison

Digital Edition

Broadcast TECH FebMar

Digital edition: Broadcast TECH

In the February/March issue: how OTT platforms provide a personalised service; the pitfalls of producing HDR content; behind the scenes of Norwegian drama Valkyrien and the post-production workflows used for two fast-turnaround Trump documentaries.

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Just Tattoo of Us

Just Tattoo of Us, MTV

Making a mark with millennials

Harlots

Harlots, ITV Encore

Putting women at the heart of the story

A Killing in My Family

A Killing in My Family, C4

A child’s view of trauma