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More analysis predicts 3D TV shipments to soar

Rapid TV News: The cycle continues: after a period of hype and then undiluted scepticism it looks like the graphs are now pointing sharply upwards for the prospects of 3D. The latest analyst to predict a hugely successful 3D market is IHS iSuppli which makes the fundamental prediction that global 3D TV shipments will soar […]  More

Lease purchase, buy or rent?

Televisual: Buying something outright with cash you already have at hand may seem more sensible than leasing it and paying extra or simply renting it when needed. Jake Bickerton talks to media finance specialists about when it’s best to lease, buy or rent  More

Wedding fallout part one: PacTV supports global coverage from London

UK: Pacific Television Center (PacTV) recently managed hundreds of feeds, many of which were running simultaneously, from its London facility, to ensure that coverage of the Royal Wedding on April 29, as well as in the days leading up to the event, reached viewers around the globe. It was, says the company, good preparation for […]  More

TeleZüri goes tapeless with DVS

Switzerland: Swiss regional TV broadcaster TeleZüri has upgraded its production chain with a total of six DVS Venice video servers as well as a 96TB DVS-SAN storage system, switching to tapeless alongside sports channel Schweizer Sportfernsehen (SSF), which is located at TeleZüri’s premises.  More

Arqiva to provide global HD distribution of ATP Tennis

Arqiva has signed a contract with ATP Media, the broadcast rights and production arm of the ATP World Tour, renewing its deal to provide live global distribution of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series, Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, and the ATP World Tour 500 series. Arqiva has provided ATP Media with global distribution […]  More

Heineken launches new Champions League iPhone app

insideworldfootball: Heineken has launched a new iPhone app which aims to involve viewers watching UEFA Champions League matches through a game, Star Player, which allows users to anticipate key moments during matches.  More

US broadcasters still have long way to go to complete HD transition

Broadcast Engineering: Much work remains to fully convert U.S. TV stations to HDTV technologies, and as they changeover their operations and infrastructure, broadcasters will have an opportunity to improve their overall cost structure, according to a study released days before the 2011 NAB Show by Positive Flux.  More

Sphinx-cam takes JVC GY-HM100 to new heights

TVBE: WWProd, an Alpe d’Huez-based production company specialising in extreme sports, particularly skiing, has bought JVC GY-HM100 ProHD camcorders for use in its Sphinx-cam miniature helicopter systems.  More

Riedel comms for ACE Prague’s new truck

Czech Republic: Broadcast provider ACE Prague has installed an Artist intercoms infrastructure from Riedel Communications in its new eight HD camera OB truck, the ACE 08 HD.  More