Broadcast News Archive for September, 2006
21/09/2006 Chyron announces new product in Mobile Suite range
Following the IBC award-winning launch of WAPSTR, Chyron Corporation has announced the second product in the Mobile Suite for CAMIO – MOS2WAP. The MOS2WAP option for CAMIO enables broadcasters to eas

21/09/2006 Gamma and Density premiere 3cP at UK Colour Correction Programme
Hollywood developer, Gamma and Density Co. is to premiere its 3cP 'on-the-set' at the Cinematographers Colour Correction Programme in the UK. The series of special events will take place at ARRI Med

21/09/2006 Harman Pro chooses Vince Borrelli to head music retail sales
Harman Pro UK has appointed Vince Borrelli to the role of senior music retail sales manager in charge of MI sales for the UK. Previously with Mackie UK for more than seven years, Vince explained that

21/09/2006 Lab.gruppen takes centre stage for touring power amplification
With the introduction at Plasa 2006, of four amplifiers in the new FP+ Series, Lab.gruppen once again sets the industry benchmark for touring power amplification. The flagship FP 13000 provides two

21/09/2006 New studio for National Lottery broadcast
All National Lottery draws are to come from a dedicated 'National Lottery HQ' TV studio for the first time, thanks to groundbreaking new partnerships announced by Camelot. The lottery operator has jo

20/09/2006 €400,000 Awarded under Documenting the Arts Scheme 2006
The Arts Council and Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board have announced the recipients of this year’s documentary production fund, Documenting the Arts. This scheme aims to finance a range

20/09/2006 Alan Bunting announced as Regional Sales Manager for Wohler
Wohler Technologies, a world leader in rack audio and video monitoring has announced the appointment of Alan Bunting as Regional Sales Manager for Europe. Bunting will be responsible for defining an

20/09/2006 APRS and MPG create Joint Audio Media Education Services
In a move to supply increased support to their course Accreditation Scheme and associated services, the APRS (Association of Professional Recording Services) and MPG (Music Producers Guild) have recen

20/09/2006 DK-Technologies supplies equipment for Hessischer Rundfunk
Danish video and audio equipment manufacturer DK-Technologies has consolidated a long-standing business relationship with German public broadcaster Hessischer Rundfunk (HR) by supplying equipment for

20/09/2006 Kata UK to lighten the load with National Geographic equipment range
Kata UK Limited has been appointed the exclusive distributor in the UK for the recently introduced National Geographic range of photo and video equipment. National Geographic, known worldwide mainly

20/09/2006 Lighthouse course shines light for aspiring TV drama writers
The course, supported by Skillset’s Freelance Training Fund, provides an opportunity for six writers to take part in a series of practical workshops to learn and then apply the range of techniques use

20/09/2006 Peter Smith to head NBC worldwide operations
US studio giant NBC Universal, which produces the US version of The Office, has hired Peter Smith, currently president of Universal Pictures International, to head its worldwide operation from London.

20/09/2006 SoundField announce shipment of ST350 microphone
British microphone manufacturer SoundField have begun shipping their compact, portable microphone system, the ST350, which was announced last year. Like all SoundField microphone systems, the ST350

19/09/2006 Arqiva brings dinosaurs back to life at London Museum
The Natural History Museum is working with Arqiva to make live broadcasting facilities available at the world famous London museum. At the recent launch of the Dino Jaws exhibition, Arqiva's Satelli

19/09/2006 introduces X-View Maestro control have introduced Maestro control for its X-View r ange of Multiviewers/ multi source image display processors. X-View enables monitoring of multiple video sources on a single display monit

19/09/2006 FOR-A showcase brand new products at IBC
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, showcased its full range of products aimed at broadcasters and post houses - including lea

19/09/2006 Grass Valley rakes in profits for its HD products
Thomson has revealed how major news operations are now turning to its Grass Valley business for support in HD news, announcing nearly 12 million euros in recent order for its HD news products. New or

19/09/2006 Mansfield Park to be distributed by Granada International
Granada International has been appointed international distributor for Company Pictures' brand new adaptation of Mansfield Park, it has been announced by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director. The highly an

19/09/2006 Ryder Cup goes HD with Charter Broadcast
Charter Broadcast has chosen two Eyeheight canalettoHDi colour correctors to provide high-definition television coverage of the 36th Ryder Cup golf tournament. The tournament will be held September 2

19/09/2006 Short film wins award at Venice Film Festival
The UK Film Council is celebrating the success of its Lottery funded short film 'The Making of Parts' which has won the Prix UIP for Best European Short at the 63rd Venice Film Festival 2006. The fil

19/09/2006 Zonemedia secures first original deal for broadcast on Zone Reality
Zonemedia (formerly Zone Vision Networks) has signed its first original series deal for broadcast on Zone Reality, it has been announced by Chris Sharp, Chief Programming Officer and General Manager,

18/09/2006 Animation Invasion At Norwich International Film Festival
This October 'animate!' invades Riverside Studios for the project's first Rogue Talents evening, a monthly series of 'live' events exploring beyond the boundaries of conventional cinema. Later in the

18/09/2006 BBC And Arqiva Move Closer To Digital Switchover
The BBC and Arqiva have concluded contract negotiations for the design, deployment, and operation of its new high-power digital terrestrial television (DTT) network which will replace both the BBC's a

18/09/2006 Custom Conoles appoints Canford as a reseller
Custom Consoles has appointed Canford as a reseller for its Media Desk range of studio furniture and Monitor Arm display-screen support equipment. Custom Consoles Sales Manager Gary Fuller commented:

18/09/2006 Digidesign to assist in MTV Video Music Awards
Digidesign is to support XM Productions/Effanel in the production of the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) telecast. Once again, the XM Productions/Effanel audio team relied on the Digidesign ICON i