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Seamless transition for Racecourse Media Group KIT digital, Inc. has announced that its European-based Broadcast Systems Integration arm (BSI), previously known as Megahertz Broadcast Systems, has completed the build out of a new tapeless high-definition (HD) broadcast production facility for Timeline TV at Ealing Studios in London. Timeline TV, a leading broadcast facilities provider, will support multiple broadcast customers in its new HD facilities, including Racecourse Media Group (RMG). www.kitd.com Stand space selling fast at BVE North 2012 T he decision to expand exhibition space at BVE North, the key event for production, post and content delivery professionals in the Northern regions, looks to be justified way ahead of schedule, with 68 exhibitors already booked into 902m of the Manchester Central venue. The event, which takes place 13-14 November 2012, attracted 2500 visitors and 90 exhibitors last year and has expanded its exhibition space by 62% for 2012. Returning exhibitors include ARRI, Blackmagic Design, Canford, Cirro Lite, CVP, Harris Systems, JVC, Olympus, Panasonic and Sennheiser, while new exhibitors for BVE North 2012 include Audio Ltd, CandIT Media, For-A, Presteigne Charter, Harman, PNY Technologies, Tv-bay, Sonifex and Tyrell CCT. Up-to-the-minute news about the event is available at www.bvenorth.co.uk, as well as across social media on twitter. com/bvexpo, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. Expanding Angola’s indie TV station S pecialist systems integrator VSC Design has been awarded the contract for a major expansion and refurbishment of TV Zimbo in Luanda, Angola. TV Zimbo is Angola’s first independent TV channel and first started broadcasting in December 2008. VSC Design was key to the launch of the channel back then and has since provided on-going technical support for TV Zimbo. These new facilities represent a considerable expansion and upgrade for TV Zimbo with the broadcaster moving to HD and tapeless operation and the launch of a second channel. www.vscdesign.com www.bvenorth.co.uk Holdan’s Turkish Delight M etus, a leading developer of multimedia management solutions, has appointed Holdan as its distributor for UK, Ireland and Benelux. Headquartered in Istanbul, Metus technology supports end-to-end tapeless workflows, from ingest and logging of multiple live feeds , management of assets with full library features, workflow automation in the newsroom, and webTV distribution / management. Companies that have already invested in the Metus products MAM, Ingest, Logger, FlashNews and WeCast include: Deutsche Welle, Reuters and Al Jazeera, as well as numerous production companies and broadcast stations around the world. www.holdan.co.uk 06 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE