Broadcast News Archive for January, 2007
18/01/2007 Daydream Becomes Reality With Prestigious Nomination
A film commissioned by the Liverpool Culture Company and Biennial visual arts festival has been short-listed for a prestigious award. Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy from desperate optimists, makers

18/01/2007 Daystar Television Network chooses Quantel
Daystar Television Network, the fastest growing, second largest Christian television network in the world, has selected a Quantel sQ HD/SD integrated production system for its 24-hour program producti

18/01/2007 High Point Group Reaches New Heights With Irish And UK Expansion
After seventeen years in the film and television business, Carey Fitzgerald’s High Point Group is set to expand further as it opens a company in Ireland together with new London headquarters. The Iri

18/01/2007 Hike On BBC Licence Fee Is 6% Over Two Years
The television licence fee will rise by 3% in each of the next two years, reaching £151 by 2012, it has been announced by the BBC. Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell will outline the licence fee terms in

18/01/2007 Sonic Scenarist World's First Authoring to Support Warner Bros Total Hi Def Disc Creation
Sonic Solutions has announced that its Scenarist Workgroup authoring systems for HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc will support Warner Bros. Total Hi Def disc through a new product called THDassign. With Sonic

18/01/2007 Supermarket Sweep Remake At The Maidstone Studios
The Maidstone Studios, Kent, is hosting the remake of the game show 'Supermarket Sweep' in its new flagship facility, Studio 5, a fully digital 12,000 sq ft studio with a brand new state-of-the-art ga

17/01/2007 4x4 DVI KVM Matrix Offers Total System Integration for Computers Connected To Digital Monitors
A new matrix switching system from Gefen allows the integration of multiple computers among multiple DVI displays and USB connections. The new 4x4 DVI KVM Matrix enables four cross-platform computers

17/01/2007 Autocue Extends Middle East Presence With UBMS Partnership 

Autocue has announced its partnership with UAE-based distributor, United Broadcast & Media Solutions (UBMS), further strengthening its presence in the Middle East market.
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17/01/2007 D.A.S Announces Launch PowerPro Series
D.A.S. Audio has announced the launch of its new line of amplifiers named the PowerPro series. The new amplifier range consists of four models built in rugged 1U and 2U steel chassis and offers uneq

17/01/2007 Korea The Location For 17th Media Convention
The 17th Korea International Broadcast, Audio & Lighting Equipment Show will be held May 15-18 at COEX, in Seoul, South Korea. With the theme of "Human in Digital Age," the convention is the collabor

17/01/2007 Larger IBC Mobile Zone To Meet Surge In Demand
Following the success of last year's show, the Mobile Zone at IBC2007 is being increased in size by 75% to more than 2,500 sq m (a five-fold increase over 2005). The expansion mirrors the developmen

17/01/2007 NRK Norway Advances With Ross Multi-Definition Switchers
Ross Video has announced that the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) has invested in seven Synergy 2 Multi-Definition (MD) digital production switchers. NRK plans to equip six regional offices w

17/01/2007 Quantel Newsbox Installed In Chattanooga NBC News Affiliate
Chattanooga based WRCB has recently installed a Quantel Newsbox system to deliver its daily news production. WRCB Channel 3 is an NBC affiliate serving Southeastern Tennessee, Northwestern Georgia, N

17/01/2007 SIP Animation Appoint Sylvie Barro As Head Of Development
Sylvie Barro has been appointed Head of Development at SIP Animation, it has been announced by Stephanie Kirchmeyer, Managing Director. Barro will oversee all SIP’s new animation projects from develo

16/01/2007 BBC Strike Threat Over Job Cuts
Bectu has announced that members in BBC TV News could take strike action for the second time in three months, over job cuts. Bectu is about to run an industrial action ballot among more than 600 memb

16/01/2007 CNC-IT Make The Scene In Hollywood
Byfleet based, CNC and laser cutting specialists, CNC-IT have moved to Rudgwick near Horsham in West Sussex/Surrey borders only 30 mins from their previous location. CNC-IT arrived in Hollywood teari

16/01/2007 Film London Seeking Participants For Company Placement Scheme
Film London is looking for up to 12 companies to participate in the new round of its Company Placement Scheme, an initiative which seeks to support, assist and improve recruitment across the sector an

16/01/2007 Licence Fee Payers To Have Tighter Rein On Strategic Direction Of BBC
For the first time, licence fee payers will have a say in how the BBC delivers its mission to inform, educate and entertain. The new Charter and Agreement outline six 'Public Purposes' for the BBC an

16/01/2007 New Festival Director At Rushes Soho Shorts
Joe Bateman has joined Rushes as Festival Director to take the already renowned, internationally celebrated and cult Rushes Soho Shorts Festival to the next level. Rushes Soho Shorts is now in it’s n

16/01/2007 Oki Electric Industry To Ship ML2611 Stereo Audio Chip
Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry has announced sample shipments of its next-generation audio chip, the ML2611. This large-scale integrated circuit (LSI) includes a stereo-playback capable digital au

16/01/2007 Total Audio Clock Up Impressive Sales
Since being appointed as regional resellers for Roland Systems Group’s Digital Snake digital multicore system, UK broadcast, installation and pro-audio specialists Total Audio have clocked up a number

16/01/2007 VideoForum To Go Live On Sky
Launching at the VideoForum exhibition this year will be DC-Sat.Net’s live MPEG 4 video delivery service using low cost VSat Satellite technology. Primarily aimed at news journalists and smaller cab

15/01/2007 2006 Marks Second Best Year For Film Funding
The UK Film Council has revealed the amount of money spent in 2006 on making films in the UK soared by 48% to reach £840 million making it the second best year ever. According to the statistics, whic

15/01/2007 Boris FX Release Boris Graffiti 5.1
Following on the release of Boris Red 4.1 for the Intel-based Mac systems, Boris FX has announced the release of Boris Graffiti 5.1 and Boris FX 9.1 for Apple’s next generation computer platform. As

15/01/2007 Provides BSkyB With X-View SD15 Series Multiviewers has provided the X-View SD16 series multiviewers to UK satellite operator BSkyB for live sports, news and studio video signal monitoring. New HD services and increased coverage of a