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The eye in the sky

EVENT360 specialises in production and delivery of sport presentation, entertainment and stadium ceremonies, and, as such, we\'re always looking for new, interesting, and innovative crowd engagement tools. One of those engagement tools that we\'d been using for many years was a crowd-surfing ball - basically a sponsor-branded beach ball thrown into...

Submitted by Julian Marks
Published 13 January 2017

BVE and London Entertainment Week

BVE NewsIssue 109 - January 2016 BVE, the premier event for the UK broadcast, media and entertainment industries, is thrilled to announce its schedule for 2016, a year that proves to be the most all-encompassing show yet. BVE 2016 welcomes the launch of London Entertainment Week reflecting the expansion into the Pro AV and Live Entertainment Techno...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 21 January 2016

The Tour June 2015 review

Issue 103 - July 2015 The KitPlus Tour once again attracted record registrations and visitors at MediaCityUk and Shoreditch in June. The tour gives people the chance to see newly released kit from NAB (Las Vegas) for the first time but more importantly to spend quality time with manufacturers learning about new technologies. The event took a twist...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 August 2015

SiS Live

Issue 99 - March 2015SIS LIVE is well-established as Europe\'s largest supplier of satellite uplinks, but considerable investment in a wide-ranging fibre network is positioning it as a major connectivity provider to UK Live events. Many major broadcasters now have resilient fibre links to broadcast teleports at SIS LIVE\'s headquarters in MediaCity...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 April 2015

The Tour Revisited

Issue 96 - December 2014The November tour attracted over 1500 registrations visiting London and Manchester for one day in Shoreditch and the next in MediaCityUK. We asked people what they thought and there was simply too much to print. However here are the selected, together with our gallery and answers where there were issues, comments from visito...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 January 2015

A runaway success at Graduate Fashion Week with Blackmagi...

Issue 79 - July 2013 Encouraging and nurturing raw young talent, Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) is one of the largest international platforms of its kind. Showcasing the future of fashion, over 1,000 aspiring designers descended on London during June for Graduate Fashion Week 2013. Made up of 22 catwalk shows and an exhibition with more than 40 univer...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 August 2013

TV-Bay takes BroadcastShow on tour!

TV-Bay’s BroadcastShow goes on tour... Where & When?London (Pinewood Studios) 9th May 2013Glasgow 14th May 2013Manchester 16th May 2013Cardiff 21st May 2013Bristol 23rd May 2013Who’s exhibiting?A growing band of leading manufacuters and distributors are coming on the tour and (at time of going to print) we are pleased to say Panasonic, NewTek, Blac...

Submitted by KitPlus
Published 01 May 2013

Extensive, flawless and enjoyed by millions

Due to the multiple locations of the London Games, coverage was inevitably going to a be a challenge, with locations throughout London and the South; some of them specifically designed and created for the events such as the main Stadium, Velodrome and Aquatics Centre, whilst clever forward thinking meant that existing famous landmarks such as Horse...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 October 2012

An Epic Journey for the Summer Games

With the abundance of international sporting events taking place this summer, broadcast technologies and logistics are being put to the test across the board. Beyond the typical coordination and on site expertise required for broadcasts, many companies face not only longer engagements but aggressive turnaround times and long travel distances betwee...

Submitted by Bob Pank#
Published 01 September 2012

An Olympian Effort

For obvious reasons, the broadcasting world does not generally hold mass-murdering dictators in high esteem. But, in a small way, and despite his many, many faults, the world of television has one such tyrant to thank for the connection between technological innovation and the Olympic Games. And no, this is not a joke. The first handful of modern d...

Submitted by Will Strauss#
Published 01 September 2012

London to Capetown, by bike Part 3

Brazzaville was still five hundred kilometers away and the road was still a little on the rough side but not as sandy. What it lacked in sand however, it made up for in water. The road had developed the particularly unattractive habit of having huge water-filled mud-holes at any place where it was impossible to pass on either side. So there was no...

Submitted by Dennis Lennie
Published 01 December 2008

London to Capetown, by bike Part 2

Continuing Frank’s journey after leaving Nigeria….. I arrived in Cameroun at the beginning of the wet season and it had been raining constantly for a week before I got there. The road was in a horrendous state. It was a two hundred kilometre long mudbath, in some places the mudholes were two metres below the normal road height. My bike fully loaded...

Submitted by Dennis Lennie
Published 01 November 2008

London to Capetown, by bike part 1

South Africans are known for being to the point, so when I was told that I had done the whole thing ‘Arse Backwards’ I wasn’t unduly upset, but I did feel a need to justify the way I had approached this project. I had just arrived in Cape Town and was rather pleased with myself, having just completed a year long journey through some of Africa’s mos...

Submitted by Dennis Lennie
Published 01 October 2008