Broadcast News Archive for July, 2006
07/07/2006 TSL at IBC 2006
IBC 2006 marks TSL’s 20th anniversary and it’s been a busy year for both the company’s systems integration and professional product divisions. Building on its extensive systems engineering experienc

07/07/2006 TV One announces its manufacturing facility in Europe is RoHS Compliant
From the beginning of July 2006 all products manufactured by TV One for the European market comply fully to the new RoHS directive, ensuring that the premium technology offered by TV One is now housed

06/07/2006 ATG Broadcast announces Asian partnership
ATG Broadcast, a leading UK-based international systems integrator, has announced a partnership with Malaysian integrator Digistar Corporation, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. The two companies will of

06/07/2006 DGP choose Avid DS Nitris Version 8
DGP, the Soho based DVD and post production facility has reported that its latest technology investment in the form of the brand new Avid DS Nitris Version 8 system, the first of its kind to be delive

06/07/2006 Gary Carter appointed to new role as President, FremantleMedia Creative Networks
FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of programme brands in the world, has announced the appointment of Gary Carter to the newly created position of President, Frema

06/07/2006 ND SatCom and EADS equip German Armed Forces
ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company and a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast, government and defence communication network solutions, together with its partner EADS Space

06/07/2006 Polar appointed Aspex European distributor
Aspex Semiconductor has announced that in order to meet the demand for its Accelera HD Encoder platform it has signed a distribution agreement with Polar Graphics Ltd. This agreement will ensure tha

06/07/2006 SGT welcomes additional workforce
SGT group, a European leader in Media Asset Management, continues its growth and strengthens its sales department. As part of its International development, SGT is opening new markets and welcoming ad

06/07/2006 Soundscape products to augment SSL line-up
Solid State Logic has deepened its support for workstation users with the purchase of Sydec Audio Engineering NV, developers of the Soundscape range of workstation partner products. SSL’s own works

06/07/2006 Summer Sounds Spectacular for Stage Electrics
Stage Electrics is providing full technical and site production, transport, logistics, marketing, ticketing and administrative infrastructure for the 'Summer Sounds Spectacular' series of events aroun

05/07/2006 BBC Film & Comedy collaborate to develop feature films
David Thompson, Head of BBC Films, and Kenton Allen, Creative Head of BBC Comedy Talent and Comedy North, have announced that BBC Films and BBC Comedy will work together to develop comedy feature film

05/07/2006 Flamenco flirts at Cambridge
Optimist Films’ British comedy drama, 'Flirting with Flamenco', has been selected for screening at this years 26th Cambridge Film Festival, marking the second year running that a movie produced by Cam

05/07/2006 John Willis to leave the BBC
The BBC's Director of Factual and Learning John Willis is to step down from the organisation after three years. BBC Director-General Mark Thompson said: "John is one of the most respected creative le

05/07/2006 New professional H264 and WM9 low cost encoder
Garland Partners Ltd has announced the launch of a new H264 and WM9 low cost encoder for high quality video streaming. The new MV401EXP (encoder) and MV410EXP (decoder) systems use real-time Window

05/07/2006 Off The Fence announce co-production deal
Leading independent production and distribution company Off the Fence today announced a brand new co-production deal with one of the world’s foremost independent production companies, Paris-based Bonn

05/07/2006 SGL at IBC 2006
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading digital video storage/archive management software solutions provider, will debut the latest version of SGL FlashNet, part of the company’s FlashNet Archive Man

05/07/2006 Top design talent joins Designlab
Soho based DVD and post-production facility Designlab has announced the recruitment of Stan Lau. He arrives at Designlab with a vast amount of DVD experience gained from his time at Technicolor and

05/07/2006 Upgrade offers for Autodesk Maya 7 and Autodesk 3ds Max 8 software
Autodesk is offering Maya users the opportunity to save 30% on the upgrade price when they upgrade to Maya 7 and subscribe to Platinum Membership. The offer expires on 28 July. To welcome Maya users

04/07/2006 Alison Ford appointed UK News Editor, BBC Newsgathering
Alison Ford has been appointed UK News Editor, BBC Newsgathering. Ford succeeds Jon Williams who moved earlier this year to become World News Editor within the department. Fran Unsworth, the BBC's H

04/07/2006 Bradburn TV launch new look website
Bradburn TV, a specialist film and media production company, today launched their new look website. The website at aims to promot

04/07/2006 Collaborative framework launches next generation of British independent films
A new all-digital independent film production and distribution company has been formed to offer British film-makers the environment to make innovative and critically acclaimed pictures that would othe

04/07/2006 Digital Rapids StreamZ powers live webcasts by The Who
Digital Rapids StreamZ media encoding servers have been chosen by Streaming Tank to stream live web broadcasts of concerts by legendary rock band The Who. Live webcasts will be streamed from each st

04/07/2006 EIFF Delegate Registration now open
Edinburgh International Film Festival Delegate Registration is open and Early Bird rates apply until 7 July. This year EIFF runs for 2 days more than usual, starting on Monday 14 August and there are

04/07/2006 Harris Corporation HDTV conversion chosen by CHUM Television
Harris Corporation has announced that Toronto-based CHUM Television, one of Canada’s leading broadcasters, has placed a significant order for Harris standard- and high-definition (SD/HD) conversion, p

04/07/2006 Indie fantasy movie 'Bloodspell' released
Running the gauntlet of its Hollywood hi-tech rivals, Scottish indie Strange Company has launched the first part of 'Bloodspell', a computer-animated action-adventure fantasy film, produced over three