Broadcast News Archive for October, 2007
31/10/2007 Call To Register For Places At BBC Innovation Labs 2008
The 2008 BBC Innovation Labs are going live, and producers are invited to one of nine launch days planned around the UK in mid-November. The Innovation Labs offer a way of developing ideas, theories

31/10/2007 Ianiro UK Expands Range With California Sunbounce
Ianiro UK has added California Sunbounce light control products to its range after being appointed video channel partner by the German manufacturer. Available in a variety of different sizes, the Ca

31/10/2007 IDX Ships AC-100HD 'Go-Anywhere' Power Source
IDX Technology has announced the shipping of the AC-100HD, a versatile new multi-function power adaptor for HD as well as SD cameras. The compact rugged AC-100HD offers up to 100 Watts DC to power a

31/10/2007 Northern Ireland Creative Digital Talent Takes To Hollywood, the DETI backed awareness campaign aimed at promoting Northern Ireland as a creative digital hub was recently in Hollywood for the USA’s premier entertainment and technology conference

31/10/2007 Nucomm To Provide HD Microwave Equipment To China's CCTV For Olympics
Nucomm part of the Vitec Group, has announced that it will supply HD microwave equipment to China's national broadcaster, CCTV, for use during the Opening Ceremony outdoor events at the Beijing Olympi

31/10/2007 Propeller TV Hold Screening At Old Cinema Chiswick
Supported by Propeller TV, The Old Cinema in Chiswick will re-open its doors on November 14, 2007 at 7.30pm for its first film screening since 1934. Hosting an evening of short films is said to be a

31/10/2007 Richard Evans 'Scores' On Movie Soundtrack With Edirol R-09
Writer, producer and arranger Richard Evans uses the award-winning gadget of the year as an ‘audio camera’ and on a movie soundtrack with Peter Gabriel. Evans has worked at the famous Real World Stud

31/10/2007 Road Safety DVD Promotes 'Stop, Look, Listen And Learn With Hector'
Texaco has teamed up with Aardman Productions to bring the latest road safety lessons to life. Stop, look, listen and learn with Hector, the latest road safety character who is being brought to life

30/10/2007 AV Toolbox Celebrates Successful Institute Of Videography 2007 Exhibition
AV Toolbox, a divison of TV One Ltd exhibited their product ranges in the annual Institute of Videography 2007 Exhibition 2007 and enjoyed an excellent response. Simon Mattingly, Sales Executive for

30/10/2007 CaribeVisión Appoint Don Parsons President Of Sales
CaribeVisión has appointed Hispanic media executive Don Parsons as its first president of sales. With more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership and sales roles, Mr. Parsons will be resp

30/10/2007 Irish Feature Films Go Into Production
Three new indigenous Irish feature films including 'A Film With Me In It', 'Daisy Chain' and 'Our Wonderful Home', all of which are produced with finance from Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film B

30/10/2007 Media Links Signs Deal With Maredi Telecom & Broadcasting
Media Links, a leading provider of high-definition video transport solutions, has announced that it has signed a deal with Maredi Telecom & Broadcasting for it to represent the company as it further

30/10/2007 Noise Industries Establishes Distribution Deal With Adimex
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, has announced they have established a formal distribution relationship with the Melbourne based Adimex

30/10/2007 Ripcode Integrates On2 VP6 Codec For Hardware Accelerated 2-Pass Encoding Appliance
On2 Technologies Inc., a leader in video compression software and solutions, and RipCode, Inc. has announced that RipCode has integrated the On2 VP6 codec, which is used in Adobe Flash Player 8 and 9,

30/10/2007 Senior Producer Joins Framestore CFC Commercial
Framestore CFC's Commercials have welcomed aboard Michael Stanish, who has recently joined the company as a Senior Producer. Stanish has been based in London for the last four years, the last two of

30/10/2007 Telescope Appoints Jason George
Telescope, a pioneer in participation media solutions, has announced that it has appointed Jason George as chairman of the company. George, who joined the company in 2006 through its U.K.-based pare

29/10/2007 ABC Television Purchase Predator HD MultiViewers From Zandar Technologies
Australian national broadcaster ABC Television has purchased five Predator HD MultiViewers from Zandar Technologies for use in the HD Studio of its facility in Ultimo, New South Wales. The units wer

29/10/2007 FremantleMedia Sells 'Amercian Idol' To FOXTEL
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the sale of the number one hit US and global show 'American Idol', to FOXTEL. The multi-year deal, closed at MIPCOM, will see Australia's leading subsc

29/10/2007 Ianiro UK Ltd Moves To Larger Premises
Ianiro UK Ltd has moved to a larger premises with space for additional stock and a permanent, fully equipped showroom. The Redditch-based company, which specialises in camera and lighting support sy

29/10/2007 Off The Fence Announce Factual And Natural History Deals
Leading independent production and distribution company Off the Fence has announced a range of deals which will see programming from the company’s factual and natural history catalogue available on a

29/10/2007 ON-AIR Systems Continues To Grow With UK HQ And German Dealer
ON-AIR Systems has established a new UK headquarters in The Media Village, Great Titchfield Street, London. The channel-in-a-box playout provider has also strengthened its hold in Germany with the app

29/10/2007 Studio Network Solutions To Showcase A/V SAN PRO Enterprise Storage System At HD Expo
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products and developer of the globalSAN iSCSI initiator for OS X, has announced it will showcase its flagship

29/10/2007 Van Damme Appoints NMK Electronics Enterprises As Distributor
Van Damme has expanded its presence in the Middle East by appointing NMK Electronics Enterprises as distributor for its entire range of cable products. NMK will also distribute generic VDC Trading pro

29/10/2007 Zombie Movie Plot Crosses Ulster's Sectarian Divide
A new low budget horror movie being made against a backdrop of sectarian conflict in Belfast is proving to be just a little different. First, in true Hollywood style the film, Battle of the Bone, see

26/10/2007 'Magical Guitar' Strikes A Note With BAFTA Award
A video game that uses a magical guitar to fight evil has this week won a BAFTA award for a team of students from the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland. The team “called Voodoo Boogy" comprise