Imagine Communications wins Large-Scale Routing Tender with Australia’s ABC

    Imagine Communications announced that it has won a major contract to replace all video routers in the television service of the Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC). The national broadcaster will replace existing routers with a flexible, scalable, HD-capable infrastructure centred on Platinum™ large-scale router solutions and their extensive range of facility signal distribution functionality …

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Brazil’s first 4k OB truck with Lawo equipment and RAVENNA IP technology for football live production at Maracana Stadium

    GloboSat’s new TV OB truck is producing live broadcasts fromWorld Cup matches played in the Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro. The vehicle,which was completed just in time for this year’s event, is Brazil’s first 4k OB truck, and is fitted with audio equipment from Lawo and state-of-the-art RAVENNA IP networking technology. At …

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Blackmagic Design announces Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

    Blackmagic Design announced the release of Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 software which includes updated features for all Blackmagic Design cameras. Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is available now for download free of charge for all existing Blackmagic Camera customers from the Blackmagic Design support page on the website. The new Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 …

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Fujifilm 4K lenses capture historic moment in time at the coronation of Felipe VI

King Felipe VI was born in 1968 as heir apperent, until the abdication of his father King Juan Carlos, he held the title of Prince of Asturias. He succeeded to the throne of Spain on 19 June 2014. The recent 4K production of this historic moment at the coronation Filipe VI was a collaboration between …

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Camera Corps captures Isle of Man TT excitement for North One Television

    Over 25 cameras and solid-state recorders from Camera Corps captured the excitement of 2014 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy motorcycle races during the two-week event from Saturday May 24 to Friday June 6. Working in close partnership with North One Television for ITV 4, Camera Corps provided a wide range of specialized equipment …

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Orad announces the addition of two sales professionals as part of Orad’s expanded North American operations

    Orad Hi-Tec Systems Ltd. announced the addition of Robert Kakareka and Scott Rogers to its North American operations. Robert Kakareka, who joins Orad as Director of Sales, Southeast Region, has spent the majority of his career in the broadcast industry most recently working for Pixel Power and Miranda Technology. Robert also has considerable …

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Miller Camera Support Equipment stands tall amongst The Golden Tripods at The ACS National Awards for Cinematography

    Miller Camera Support Equipment recently attended the 43rd Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards for Cinematography to host a charitable raffle, from which all proceeds were donated to the Motion Picture Industry Benevolent Society (MPIBS). The event marked the continuation of Miller’s 60th anniversary celebrations, awarding cinematographer and ACS member Peter Heap with …

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Ukraine’s 1+1 Media Group upgrades HD OB Vans with Calrec audio consoles

    1+1 Media Group has installed Calrec digital audio consoles in two of its HD outside broadcast (OB) vans. The installations are part of an upgrade to meet Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) technical requirements for 5.1 sound production and Dolby E encoding. “The Calrec consoles give us a reliable way to handle …

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