Ireland’s Production House uses Riedel RockNet for Derry-Londonderry’s 2013 City of Culture Finale

Riedel Communications announced that Production House, Ireland’s leading supplier of professional audio systems, used an extensive RockNet real-time audio network to support the finale of “The Return of Colmcille” — a landmark production of the 2013 City of Culture celebrations in Derry-Londonderry. Produced by outdoor arts experts Walk the Plank, “The Return of Colmcille” culminated …

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Wohler promotes Tarek Shaikh to role of Channel Manager for EMEA

Wohler Technologies announced that Tarek Shaikh has been promoted to the role of channel manager for EMEA. In this new position with Wohler, Tarek will lead the company’s efforts in strengthening its partner community, assuring superior service and support for customers, and increasing adoption of its solutions within the EMEA markets. “Not only does Tarek …

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Archimedia announces availability of HD and 4K SDI Cards, made by Bluefish444 with integrated metadata viewer, for Archimedia Reference Player

Archimedia Technology announced Archimedia HD-SDI and 4K-SDI cards for the Archimedia Reference Player. The cards, made by Bluefish444, include a Reference Player installer that will flash the cards’ firmware so that they behave properly under control of the Reference Player. By deploying the cards, video engineers and archivists can use a standard Windows® 7 or …

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Digital TV LABS launches first official conformance service for the new HBBTV logo program

Digital TV Labs has announced a conformance testing service for the new HbbTV logo program for hybrid devices. As the first HbbTV Registered Test Centre, the company will provide a fast and efficient service to deliver the official HbbTV test report required by manufacturers to license the logo. The new HbbTV logo program enables manufacturers …

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FOR-A announces innovative new features of HVS-390HS Video Production Switcher

FOR-A Company Limited announces new features of its compact, cost-effective HVS-390HS video production switcher. First introduced at last year’s NAB Show as a 1 M/E to 2 M/E switcher, FOR-A has added unique capabilities to the unit that have never been seen before in this class of production switcher. The new functionality, referred to as …

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Antenna expands with Playbox technology

PlayBox Technology has completed an extensive turnkey project to provide Antenna Ltd, one of the main television networks in Cyprus, with a complete, all new MCR. Designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by PlayBox Technology, the MCR is now on-air running three sports channels for Cytavision, the TV platform of CYTA. The project, that also included …

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TV One introduces breakthrough CORIOmaster mini, the industry’s first compact all-in-one videowall processor

The new CORIOmaster mini fits up to 12 High Density Universal DVI or HDBaseT ports within a 1 RU frame. This allows users to design full-scale 3×3 video walls while eliminating a rack’s worth of discrete video components.   The CORIOmaster mini saves up to 10X the power required to drive complex video walls. “The radical …

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Matrox Convert DVI Plus helps all-news channel bring local stories to air

Debuting in 1982 as Cablevision News, News 12 Connecticut is the exclusive 24-hour local news channel serving southwestern Connecticut. Today, it is one of seven regional cable news television channels offered by News 12 Networks in the New York metropolitan area. The entire network broadcasts individually in each of its seven regions, 24-hour-per-day local news …

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Lighting specialist Neg Earth uses Riedel Intercoms to assure clear communications in live entertainment productions

  Riedel Communications announced that London’s Neg Earth, a leading independent entertainment lighting company based in the U.K., has incorporated Riedel intercom gear into its rental and service stock to ensure clear, flexible communications in demanding live environments. “After first laying my ears on the Riedel comms at the iTunes festival last year, I knew …

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NEP Visions Scores an Advantage With Calrec at Wimbledon

Calrec Audio announced that British outside broadcast (OB) specialist NEP Visions is using a network of Calrec digital consoles to provide HD and 3D coverage at the Wimbledon Championships, the oldest tennis tournament in the world. NEP Visions has a 56f Apollo in its Atlantic truck covering 3D broadcasts from the Championships and a 56f …

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