Broadcast News Archive for November, 2004
04/11/2004 Televisa to use Rorke ImageSAN at TV stations across Mexico
Rorke Data has announced a strategic partnership with Techex, distributor of complete digital video systems solutions, and Fission Software, developer of a software automation solution for TV stations

03/11/2004 Artistic Licence ‘reinvents the Light-Switch’
Artistic Licence is pleased to announce the release of Light-Switch, a new product aimed at sophisticated room control applications. The product is available in both UK and US style wall panels. Li

03/11/2004 Autocue appoint new Prompting Sales Manager
Autocue has announced that Carlo DeCianti, formerly UK Hire Manager, has been promoted to Prompting Sales Manager. DeCianti will be in charge of the Sales and Marketing for Autocue’s range of Prompt

03/11/2004 BBC publishes latest Programme Complaints Unit findings
The BBC is on track to improve the way complaints are handled at the Corporation, Director-General Mark Thompson has said, introducing the findings of the Programme Complaints Unit (PCU) for the perio

03/11/2004 British Film Institute announces Sutherland Trophy shortlist
The shortlist for the Sutherland Trophy, a prize awarded to the director of the most original and imaginative first feature film screened at The Times bfi London Film Festival, has been announced. ‘

03/11/2004 Crisp Wireless and VDS partner to deliver innovative wireless solutions
Crisp Wireless’ mLogic 3G Media is to be integrated with VDS applications to enable broadcasters and advertisers to deliver interactive services to consumers and to react to interests and desires of T

03/11/2004 NetEx releases Hyper Powered IP
NetEx, a leader in high-performance data transport solutions, has announced a new storage application throughput standard that eliminates the need for expensive and complex networking equipment while

03/11/2004 RTÉ documentary strand receives top Irish journalism award
RTÉ’s ‘Prime Time Investigates’ has received the Irish ESB Media Awards 2004 Journalist of the Year accolade for its “superb body of work over the course of the year.” RTÉ News and Current Affairs w

03/11/2004 SADiE & Smart AV announce joint development agreement
SADiE and Smart AV have announced a joint development agreement to begin the integration of the revolutionary new Smart AV Smart Console control surface with the new generation of SADiE Series 5 digit

03/11/2004 Snell & Wilcox highlights ‘future-proof’ solutions at SATIS 2004
At SATIS 2004, running from November 3-5 in Paris, Snell & Wilcox is unveiling new products and technologies that underscore the company's commitment to giving customers solutions that deliver value t

03/11/2004 XL Video supply gear for National Television Awards
XL Video supplied projection and playback equipment for the stunning and stylish curved screen that was integral to Bill Lazlett’s highly aesthetic set design for the 2004 National Television Awards,

02/11/2004 ‘Freeze Frame’ sweeps the board at the Irish Film & Television Awards
The NIFTC have announced that two NIFTC-financed productions, the feature film ‘Freeze Frame’, starring British comedian Lee Evans, and documentary ‘Battle Of The Bogside’, which looks ‘behind the bar

02/11/2004 ITV3 launches as dedicated drama and movie channel
ITV’s new drama and movie channel, ITV3, was launched on Monday November 1. ITV3, which will be on air 24 hours a day, will show the best of ITV drama with programmes “complementing the schedules of

02/11/2004 Macromedia ship Flex 1.5 presentation server
Macromedia has announced the immediate shipping of Macromedia Flex 1.5, the newest version of its presentation server and application framework that enables enterprise development teams to put more ef

02/11/2004 Modulus Video names VP Global Sales & Marketing
Modulus Video, the leading provider of complete MPEG-4 AVC encoding and decoding solutions for broadcast and telecommunications, has announced the appointment of Paul Hansil as Vice President Global S

02/11/2004 New NVIDIA software supports for Alias Maya
NVIDIA, a leader in graphics and digital media processors, has announced that NVIDIA Gelato TM 1.1, the latest version of its hardware-accelerated, final-frame renderer, is now available for sale dire

02/11/2004 OpTex announces Chrosziel Twister
OpTex, UK Agents for Chrosziel, have announced the availability of Twister, a hand held stabiliser system. Offering a new dimension of creativity, the Twister from Chrosziel is a handheld device per

02/11/2004 Pinewood Studios announces new Head of Television
Pinewood Studios has announced that their new Head of Television is to be Ian Osborne, previously Head of Studios at Anglia TV and Senior Facility Manager at Teddington Studios. Osborne formally too

02/11/2004 Scottish Screen celebrate ten years of National Lottery funding
As part of the national lottery 10th anniversary celebrations, Scottish Screen, in partnership with distributors Pathe, have arranged free screenings of the Scottish feature film ‘Dear Frankie’ (due t

02/11/2004 Soho facility joins forces with new plug-in developer
Easy Effects, a new software company focusing on the innovation of vfx plug-ins for editors, has announced the launch of Blaze, the first plug-in in its anticipated suite, ‘The Look’. Aiming to make

02/11/2004 The Mill purchases endorphin for high-end visual effects
NaturalMotion, an innovative British developer of dynamic motion synthesis technology, has announced that world-leading postproduction facility The Mill has purchased endorphin. The Mill will use end

01/11/2004 Curious Software Maps spread World Vision
World Vision, a Christian relief and development organisation, has used Curious Software’s Curious World Maps to create information graphics for its extensive range of publications. Launched in 2000

01/11/2004 Dischromatics launch first new website
To mark the transition into a new era at Dischromatics, the first of a series of new websites has been successfully launched by Dischromatics at <A HREF= '' TARGET = '_NE

01/11/2004 DTS Pro Series Surround Encoder used at Real World Studios
DTS (Digital Theater Systems) have announced that Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios, for its first commercial application 'Play: The Videos' - the new video collection on DVD-V - used the new DTS Pro

01/11/2004 Glasgow autism organisation receives Lottery film cash boost
Project Ability, the Glasgow-based visual arts company which works with young people with autism, has received a new National Lottery funding boost of £7000 to make two animated films, the UK Film Cou