Broadcast News Archive for April, 2006
28/04/2006 AB announce winners of fourth annual awards
AB has announced the winners of the fourth-annual Awards for Innovation in Media (AIMs). Attendees at the NAB 2006 exhibition voted April 24 and 25 for the technological innovations that best addres

28/04/2006 Avid Technology select SGL FlashNet6
Software Generation (SGL) has announced that SGL FlashNet6 has been selected by Avid Technology as the initial archive provider to Avid’s new Interplay nonlinear workflow engine. The Avid Interplay

28/04/2006 Boseley appointed Studio Head for Factual and Features
Bridget Boseley has been appointed the new Studio Head for Factual and Features, completing the leadership team for BBC Factual and Learning's nine genre-based multimedia studios. Boseley was ITV Con

28/04/2006 Gefen Switchers integrate with Euphonix system
Some might call it visionary but to John Ross, the new Euphonix digital 5-MC is simply a cutting-edge console designed for today's digital HD realm. This notable sound supervisor, sound editor and du

28/04/2006 Golden Square completes idents for Peugeot
Award winning post production house, Golden Square, has completed a series of 30 opener, bumper & closer idents for Peugeot to be screened on Channel 5 movies. The idents will air over the coming m

28/04/2006 Harmonic support Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Laboratories, has announced that Harmonic, a leading provider of digital video, broadband networking, and IP-delivery systems, plans to support Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby’s next-generation audio

28/04/2006 Picture Canning provide production facilities for 'Coach Trip'
Broadcast facilities specialists Picture Canning provided the production facilities of the second series of Channel 4's ‘Coach Trip’, which went to air the week beginning April 24. The programme is

28/04/2006 SoftInform release new version of SearchInform
The SoftInform company has announced the release of a new version of the information full text search system SearchInform with the support of search by file attributes. SearchInform is an up-to-date

27/04/2006 British Army use Forbidden Technologies FORscene product
Forbidden Technologies has announced that its FORscene product is being used by the British Army in its latest multimedia recruitment drive, which involves an expedition to the summit of Mount Everest

27/04/2006 Digidesign partner with Virtual Katy Development
Digidesign is pleased to announce it has partnered with Virtual Katy Development Limited ( to offer a free version of their popular VK Conformer auto conform software to all purcha

27/04/2006 Digital Rum announces partnership with Sky
Digital Rum has announced a strategic partnership with Sky that will allow Sky subscribers to purchase goods and services through Sky Net, its new interactive TV based e-business portal. The new con

27/04/2006 Film London celebrate their second anniversary
Film London, the capital’s film and media agency, is celebrating the second anniversary of its launch at its new Shoreditch home. Adrian Wootton, CEO of Film London, said: “We are delighted to arrive

27/04/2006 Films at 59 purchase Digital Vision Nucoda Film Master
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that award-winning UK post production facility, Films at 59, has purc

27/04/2006 Framestore CFC animator is Chairman of the Boards
The 7th Annual First Boards Awards were announced on April 7, recognising top commercials talent from around the world. An astonishing three of the five animators honoured – including the winner - w

27/04/2006 Narrowstep help launch new broadband channel
Narrowstep, the TV on the Internet company, have helped launched a dedicated new martial arts broadband channel entitled Martial Arts TV. This is now available to view free of charge in the UK and wil

27/04/2006 ProConsultant scoops deal with Télé-Québec
ProConsultant Informatique, leaders in global solutions with their Integrated Traffic Scheduler Systems - called 'Louise' - and their Air Time Sales - named 'Cindy' - has announced at NAB 2006 that Té

26/04/2006 Dalet annouces Dalet OpenMedia Plugin Suite
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of media management tools for more than a decade, has showcased at NAB 2006 the new Dalet OpenMedia Plugin Suite, Dalet OpenMedia Ingest, Dalet OpenMedi

26/04/2006 Dielectric Communications announce five year agreement with GTP
Dielectric Communications, a leading manufacturer and service provider of high-power telecommunications and lighting equipment, has announced a five-year agreement with Global Tower Partners (GTP) to

26/04/2006 Digital Vision unveils its 17 Processor Nucoda Workstation
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has unveiled its eagerly anticipated 17 Processor Nucoda Workstation based around A

26/04/2006 Framestore Design create idents for Japan's largest satellite TV channel
Repeat business is one of the best indicators that you're on the right track, so when Framestore Design received an order for a second complete year's worth of programming idents from Wowow, Japan's l

26/04/2006 Milagro Post relies on Rorke Data’s 4Gb SATA II RAID for Thomson’s 2K Film Scanner SAN installation
Broadcast and Digital Video data storage specialist Rorke Data has announced that USA-based Milagro Post has greatly increased its DI workflow capability with the addition of the GalaxyHDX 4Gb SATA II

26/04/2006 Red Bee Media navigates to AMD technology
Red Bee Media, formerly BBC Broadcast, has announced at NAB 2006 that its Sherpa navigation tool will be available on select AMD-powered PCs and small form factor devices. The Sherpa navigation tool

26/04/2006 Siemens Business Services to provide technical support for UK HD TV trial
Siemens Business Services has announced that it is providing the coding, multiplexing and distribution infrastructure for the BBC’s trial HDTV system, which will be used in its HD trials later this ye

26/04/2006 Sonic Solutions introduce Avid DVD
Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, has introduced Avid DVD by Sonic - BD Edition, the world’s first Blu-ray Disc (BD) authoring system for video professionals. The software will b

25/04/2006 AMNSE to provide European origination hub for Sony Pictures Television
Ascent Media Network Services Europe (AMNSE) has announced that it will serve as Sony Pictures Television International’s (SPTI) International Networks Group’s origination and asset management hub for