Broadcast News Archive for August, 2008
07/08/2008 Cabot Communications Shortlisted In Two Categories For Cable And Satellite Awards At IBC
Cabot Communications, the specialist digital TV software supplier, has announced that it has been shortlisted in two separate categories for the upcoming Cable and Satellite Awards, which will be taki

07/08/2008 Digital Vision Announces Showcase At Siggraph 2008
Digital Vision, a leading provider of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, has announced its participation at the upcoming Siggraph 2008. The company, which has an off

07/08/2008 Miranda To Provide Signal Processing And Monitoring Equipment For NBC's Olympics Coverage
Miranda Technologies, manufacturers of hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, have been selected to provide signal processing and monitoring equipment to NBC during the network's

07/08/2008 Off The Fence Journeys To The Ends Of The Earth
Independent production and distribution company Off the Fence has announced sales of more than 200 hours of programming to territories across the world, including Al Jazeera, who picked up travel seri

07/08/2008 Prism Sound Completes Its Acquisition Of The Old School House
Following its acquisition of the SADiE brand, Prism Sound has completed its purchase of SADiE's former headquarters, where it is now consolidating its entire operation. Based in the Cambridgeshire vi

07/08/2008 Robin Hood Star To Lay Down His Bow
Jonas Armstrong, the actor who plays Robin Hood in the BBC remake of the classic tale, has announced that he is leaving the show at the end of series three. Armstrong, 23, who is currently filming in

07/08/2008 Ross Video Certifies Euphonix Audio Integration
Ross Video, a designer and manufacturer of products for use in live production applications, has announced the certification of digital audio console and recording equipment manufacturer Euphonix Inc'

07/08/2008 Rycote Announce IBC Preview
From September 12 to 16 this year, UK manufacturer Rycote will be returning to the RAI Centre in Amsterdam for the European broadcast community's most important trade exhibition, the IBC show. Rycote

07/08/2008 Thumbs Up For Associated Press' ENPS By Pakistan's Media
AAJ TV, a news station which is part of Pakistan's newspaper publisher Business Recorder Group, is the latest broadcaster in the country to adopt the Associated Press' Electronic News Production Syste

07/08/2008 WDR Installs Five Fairlight Xynergy Media Production Systems
The speed and flexibility of Fairlight's Xynergi desktop media creation system has inspired German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) to install five of the systems at its facilities in C

06/08/2008 China's To Stream Live Coverage Of Olympics Via ViewCast Technology, the online division of China Central Television, has deployed ViewCast's Osprey-530 digital video capture cards with SimulStream technology to enable live streaming of the 2008 Olympic Games

06/08/2008 dB Broadcast Announces Showman 1000 Multi-Standard TV Receiver/Demodulator
dB Broadcast, the Cambridge-based leading UK independent system integrator, has announced the release of the Showman 1000 series of multi-standard analogue television receiver/demodulators. The Showm

06/08/2008 ITV Cuts Prompted By 'Flat' Advertising Revenue
ITV is to cut costs by an additional £35 million per year by 2010, following expectations that advertising revenue will fall to 20% in September compared to last year. The commercial broadcaster publ

06/08/2008 Goes Football Crazy As Broadcaster Gears Up For Massive Season
ITV has expanded its football website in preparation for its biggest ever season, which includes live rights to the FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup and England internationals. The new site at

06/08/2008 Megahertz Broadcast Systems Announce IBC Preview
Megahertz Broadcast Systems (MHz), the UK-based independent broadcast and digital media systems integrator, will be returning to the RAI Centre in Amsterdam in September for the IBC show. From Septem

06/08/2008 Proactive UK Celebrate Tenth Anniversary
Proactive UK, suppliers of broadcast cameras, camcorder accessories and audio equipment, are celebrating their tenth year with the launch of a brand new website that is filled with fantastic new offer

06/08/2008 RF Central To Unveil New Portable Digital Microwave Link At IBC2008
RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is unveiling its new and improved NLL-II 5.8 GHz portable digital microwave link at IBC (Stand 1.A30). Taking its former model to new heig

06/08/2008 Screen Provides Captioning Systems To Television New Zealand
Screen Subtitling Systems have supplied captioning solutions to Television New Zealand to support captioning across its SD and HD services on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform. Televi

06/08/2008 The Foundry Announce IBC Preview
The Foundry, a leading provider of visual effects and image processing technologies, have announced the new products that they will be showcasing at IBC2008. At Stand 7.F28 at IBC, The Foundry will u

06/08/2008 Tieline Codecs Broadcast Live Around The Globe From The Beijng Games
Leading codec manufacturer Tieline Technology has announced that a number of high profile broadcasters are using its Commander and i-Mix audio codecs to broadcast live from the Olympic Games in Beijin

05/08/2008 Angel Investors And VCs Join Forces In Video Advertising Opportunity
The innovative funding structure of embedded advertising specialist MirriAd, has been recognised by the British Business Angels Association (BBAA) as the 'Best Structured Deal' between a VC and Angels

05/08/2008 Award-winning Directing Talent Signs To Th1ng
Yoav Segal, one of the UK's brightest new directors and his producer, former Head of TV at Grey Advertising, Amanda Lowit, have joined animation and mixed media production company th1ng. Yoav Segal i

05/08/2008 Batman Classification Defended By Film Body
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has defended the classification given to the latest Batman movie The Dark Knight. More than 80 complaints were received about the film's disturbing con

05/08/2008 Eyeframe Expands Blu-Ray Division With New Appointments
Following their recent win at this year's HEW awards for 'This Is England', Eyeframe has announced that they have made a number of new appointments to their team, as a result of expanding their Blu-ra

05/08/2008 ITV Award O21 FA Cup Contract
ITV Sport has awarded outside broadcast provider O21 Television the contract to deliver outside broadcast facilities for the FA Cup and England internationals. On selecting O21 Television for the con