01

Dec 2022

Let’s Go Somewhere with Langly!

Are you a creative practitioner who has been caught in damning weather conditions that have ruined your kit? Or have you streamlined your on-location gear and regretted not taking that vital piece? Say no more – we have all been there and wished for an awesome practical solution.
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16

Sep 2022

Holdan @ IBC 2022 | Reflections

Empowering Content Everywhere... after a 3-year break While we would normally say ‘another year, another IBC’, this year was different, as IBC was returning for the first time in three years, thanks to a COVID-induced break. Much was the same – certainly the broadcasters, bitte...
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25

Jul 2022

A Thirst for Extremes - Dakar Rally 2022

Using Wise Advanced memory card solutions Marian Chytka and his talented team documented the Dakar Rally 2022 capturing heavy-duty photos, uploading them, and storing them with ease.
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17

Jun 2022

Dan Miall on BirdDog & NDI

BirdDog took NAB by storm this year, launching a host of new NDI-based products and winning a bunch of awards in the process. Founder and CEO Dan Miall visited Europe in June and we took the opportunity to hold reseller-only events in our Glossop HQ and the Holdan Europe office in Amsterdam.
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25

May 2022

Documentary Filmmaker - The Curse of Gold

Muddy, hot and wet - every second is a challenge for documentary filmmaker Nicos Argillet. Driven by a passion to share beautiful stories in undiscovered worlds, Nicos accepted the impossible mission – to get into French Guiana which is covered by nearly 90% of the Amazon rainforest –...
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20

May 2022

Lounging with Holdan at MPTS 2022

After an absence of 3 years, the Media Production & Technology show (MPTS) was back with a bang as over 8,000 people literally queued around the block for the 2-day event at London Olympia. Holdan showcased the latest technology with a striking Tech Lounge, a mocktail bar envisioned and creat...
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03

May 2022

Holdan @ Media Production & Technology Show - 11/12th May, 2022

Join us at the Media Production & Technology Show at London Olympia on 11th and 12th May – we’re at booth L642.
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27

Apr 2022

Holdan @ NAB22 – Day Three Report

Even though we’re into Day Three, there’s still lots to talk about!
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26

Apr 2022

Holdan @ NAB22 – Day Two Report

If there is one company that thrives on NAB launches, it’s Blackmagic Design. This year they gave us a fighting chance of taking in their prodigious output by phasing the announcements from a week preceding the event.
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25

Apr 2022

Holdan @ NAB22 – Day One Report

After an absence of three years, the NAB Show is back with a rash of signature product launches. It’s probably no coincidence that the past 36 months have seen little in the way of innovation in the broadcast and professional video industry, apart from a slew of mirrorless cameras. The unst...
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21

Apr 2022

B-Mount: the New 24V Battery System

B-Mount is a new high-powered standard for onboard batteries, designed in response to the increasing power demands from LED fixtures and cameras. It will allow for the full resolution and frame rates of newer generation camera to be unlocked, and for higher powered and more portable lighting to b...
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19

Apr 2022

U-CAM: Convert USB Camera & Audio To HDMI

The all-new U-CAM, is a USB 3.0/2.0 converter that enables you to connect USB camera and audio to HDMI input for your CODEC, matrix or display with embedded audio. This versatile solution, perfectly suitable for professional videoconferencing installations, has multiple functionalities, such as ...
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07

Apr 2022

Lumens launches VC-R30 HD IP PTZ Camera

The all-round PTZ camera for video production, streaming, conferencing, and capture.
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24

Mar 2022

Passion in Exploring - My Way of Life

Uroš Podlogar is a freelance photographer and videographer based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His lifestyle brings together two of his greatest passions: photography and adventure. He has worked on campaigns for many leading brands around the world, focusing on outdoor adventure and sports &md...
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02

Mar 2022

Holdan reaches distribution agreement with Kondor Blue

Holdan, a specialist distributor to the imaging, professional video and broadcast sectors, and part of the Midwich Group, is pleased to announce a new Exclusive Distribution agreement between Kondor Blue and Holdan Limited in the UK and Republic of Ireland, with non-exclusive distribution rights ...
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24

Jan 2022

Fast Cars, Fast Cards

Craving for all things automotive, Larry Chen dedicated his life to capturing the culture that surrounds it.
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10

Dec 2021

NETGEAR and Holdan Join Hands to Extend Reach in the Professional AV Market

NETGEAR, the leader in networking products for consumer, business and service provider markets, has partnered with broadcast and video specialist Holdan, distributor of BirdDog in Europe.
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08

Dec 2021

DuoModo on Tour

Based in Orinda, California, just outside Berkeley, Diablo Digital specializes in live recording systems for tours, festivals and outside broadcasts. With the motto “It’s live. We get it” the company has worked with an impressive roster of bands, including U2, Florence & the...
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11

Nov 2021

Gnarbox Software Release 2.8.0

Recently GNARBOX have released their latest software update which brings significant improvements to the overall user experience of GNARBOX 2.0. Listening to user feedback this release refines the Backup Preset experience, as well as several quality of life improvements.
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08

Nov 2021

INOGENI’s TOGGLE USB 3.0 Switcher wins at the 2021 AV Awards

INOGENI is thrilled to announced that our TOGGLE USB 3.0 Switcher has won in the “Processing and Distribution Technology of the Year” category at the 2021 AV Awards, which were held on November 5, in London, England.
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20

Oct 2021

Go Cable-Free with the Spark 4K

For anyone working in live events production, planning out and laying hundreds (if not thousands) of metres of video cable can be an absolute pain. Cable runs can’t always be laid in a straight line, or they might need to be patched through a distribution amplifier or converted to another s...
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14

Oct 2021

Zoom Certifies Lumens 4K USB Conference Camera

Lumens announced that the VC-B11U 4K USB conference camera has been certified by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as a conference room camera for Zoom Rooms.
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06

Oct 2021

BirdDog Stories: ICC Belfast

Belfast International Convention Centre is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built conference facility in the heart of Northern Ireland’s capital city. As well as a 2200-seat auditorium the venue boasts two large multipurpose halls, plus meeting rooms catering from 10 to 200 delegates. Like all l...
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06

Oct 2021

Holdan EU – Moving On Up

After two years of constant growth, Holdan Benelux has taken the next step: in September we opened our new office in Amsterdam. This new location serves as both our sales office and technical support centre and will be used for training and demonstrations.
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05

Oct 2021

INOGENI AND Barco Integration

Nothing has amplified the impact of incompatible technology on meetings and education as much as the recent global pandemic. That’s not to say that pre-COVID-19, technology issues didn’t happen, it was just less likely, as there were less foreign objects being introduced into existing...
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04

Aug 2021

Holdan Acquires Business and Assets of Intro 2020

Holdan, a specialist distributor to the professional video and broadcast sector and part of the Midwich Group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Intro 2020, a specialist distributor of imaging products. 
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03

Aug 2021

Staying On Track in Education

Panasonic’s auto-tracking over IP technology is a cable-free and integrated solution which provides the ability to automatically track a presenter. It dramatically simplifies lecture or presenter capture, making it a perfect option for classrooms, auditoriums, conference rooms and stage env...
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07

Jul 2021

PTZ for a Remote World

It was not that long ago that PTZ cameras were considered little more than motorised webcams, but rapid advances in sensor and IP technology have meant that the Pan Tilt Zoom camera is now found in many different professional installations.
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01

Jul 2021

Holdan appointed by Fledging as the exclusive distributor for Europe

Holdan, a specialist distributor to the professional video and broadcast sector and part of the Midwich Group, is pleased to announce they will be taking over the exclusive distribution of Fledging products in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
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23

Jun 2021

Loupedeck Introduces New User Interface and Integration in Latest Software

Loupedeck, the creator of custom consoles designed to make the creative process faster and more intuitive, has released a new simplified user interface for streamers using the Loupedeck Live.
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17

Jun 2021

Turn One Camera into Four with the KMU-200

The popularity and demand for live streaming has increased massively over the past 18 months. For some, it might be a simple single camera setup going straight to YouTube or Facebook, while for others it’s a multi-camera production, feeding into a video mixer with graphics and overlays, str...
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16

Jun 2021

Big Power, Small Package

Core SWX recently announced three new battery products to power, accessorise and fill out your production kit. Let’s take a look at these new releases and see what they can do for your rig.
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08

Jun 2021

Why Buy into BirdDog PTZ Cameras?

New to BirdDog, NDI, or Video over IP? Well, here are just a few reasons why BirdDog cameras are having their day.
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07

Jun 2021

AREC Presentation Systems - A Great Track Record

AREC specializes in AV capture and streaming solutions for conferences, meetings and education. The company’s black box, non-PC-based approach makes it easy for non-technical personnel to operate and pairing one of its media stations with a PTZ camera packed with motion tracking technology ...
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07

Jun 2021

Shoot. Ingest. Edit!

Now that pretty much every camera captures to digital media, choosing the right kind of reader has never been more important. For 35 years Sonnet has pioneered innovative and award-winning products that enhance computer performance and connectivity. This blog looks at Sonnet’s expanding ran...
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20

May 2021

Nikon Z Creator’s Volcano Diaries with Wise Advanced

Norris Niman is a Swedish award-winning photographer, Nikon Z Creator and professional adventurer, based in Iceland. Recently he took his Nikon Z7 II, supported by rugged Wise Advanced CFexpress, to capture Iceland’s latest volcanic eruption. Norris’ work is built on the excitement o...
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26

Apr 2021

Loupedeck CT Long Term Review with photographer Edmond Terakopian

Photographer Edmond Terakopian recently spent 5 months with the Loupedeck CT. Here he talks us through his thoughts and top tips for getting the most out of it through the incredibly customisable design.
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07

Apr 2021

Building a perfect mobile set for the Building Agency, Denmark

Danish Building and Property Agency is a part of the Ministry of Transport, Building, and Housing, and it is responsible for the construction, facility management, and rent of government properties. Their work heavily depends on communication, as there are delicate details to discuss and schedule...
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07

Apr 2021

Warren Bowler

On Tuesday 23rd March, our dearest friend and colleague, Warren Bowler, tragically passed away after suffering a brain haemorrhage. No words can express the sadness we all feel and the shock of losing such a fantastic friend who has been part of our lives for a very long time, for many of us fo...
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22

Mar 2021

St James Church, Piccadilly, ready for live streaming

St James Church, Piccadilly has history coursing through its brickwork. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, 18th century Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder was baptised at its font. German Bombs severely damaged the church during the blitz and it stood empty for 7 years after the war before bein...
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