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Andrew Burke

Paywizard secures £3.5m funding and appoints new chairman

Paywizard has secured £3.5m of funding to support the roll out of its pay TV subscriber management platform to emerging markets in Africa and South America.


C5 Football League show to use fully tapeless workflow

ITN Productions will use a new fully tapeless, data-driven workflow to deliver its Football League coverage for Channel 5.

Panasonic Varicam

BBC NHU buys two VariCams from Panasonic

The BBC Natural History Unit has taken delivery of two of Panasonic’s latest VariCam cameras.

Nokia Ozo

Nokia launches eight-sensor virtual reality camera

Nokia has launched a purpose-built virtual reality camera for professional users.

TC Soho

TC Soho chooses Base Media Cloud for storage service

TC Soho has adopted Base Media Cloud’s Storage as a Service platform.


Streamhub analytics platform emerges from beta

Streamhub’s analytics platform which combines viewing figures with social media data has emerged from beta.

Playbox SocialMediaBox

PlayBox to launch SocialMediaBox at IBC

IBC 2015: PlayBox Technology will launch the full production version of its browser-based SocialMediaBox application.

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New recruits join VFX firm Bait

Cardiff-based VFX and motion graphics company Bait Studio has recruited two new VFX staff.


Ikegami adds to range of broadcast cameras

IBC 2015: Ikegami will demonstrate a new compact HD camera designed for use on remotely controlled pan and tilt heads at IBC in Amsterdam.

Da Vinci Resolve 12

Public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12 released

The public beta of version 12 of DaVinci Resolve is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.


Ncam intros entry level tracking tech at IBC

IBC 2015: Ncam will launch a new entry-level camera tracking solution at IBC.


Megahertz to showcase leased SNG truck

IBC 2015: Systems integrator Megahertz will showcase a newsgathering truck that was built to an unusual brief on its stand at IBC in September.

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SMPTE to host UHD discussion at IBC

IBC 2015: SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) will present a technical session on Ultra HD at IBC in September.

Cartesian acquires Farncombe Technology

US-based communications, tech and digital media company Cartesian has signed a deal to acquire Farncombe Technology.


TV3 selects Ooyala for VoD services

Ireland’s TV3 is using Ooyala for live and VoD content across all digital devices.


ORF Austria

ORF opts for Crystal Vision kit for studio upgrade

Austrian national broadcaster ORF has awarded a contract to Crystal Vision to provide the core technical infrastructure for a major upgrade to the broadcaster’s studio RP3.


Minicams: Case Studies

Minicams and special rigs are increasingly shaping broadcasters’ coverage of sporting events and offering factual and drama producers a new set of tools to hook jaded audiences. Michael Burns looks at five examples



Delivering a constant stream of news

The use of mobile streaming apps can help broadcasters engage with their audiences, says Jonas Vig


Drama kit: the most popular cameras and grading systems

Survey shows the kit used to shoot and post the 30 highest-rating dramas of the second half of 2014


Life on Marbs

Post-production for the 12-part series that follows the glamorous lives of some of Marbella’s residents.


Guess this House

Create the graphics for the daytime gameshow in which contestants attempt to guess the value of a property.



Provide CGI VFX for five episodes of the second eight-part, family-friendly fantasy sitcom.

Digital Edition

Tech june 2015

Digital Edition: Broadcast TECH

In the May/June issue: the roadmap for UHD standardisation, UAV experts share their top tips, behind the scenes of Deutschland 83 and a roundup of key NAB product launches

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