Broadcast News Archive for September, 2008
26/09/2008 Miranda Launches Single Card 3Gbps/HD/SD Video And Audio Processor
Miranda Technologies has launched a new Densite Series 3 Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processor, called the XVP-3901, which provides all the functions needed for advanced signal processing on a single c

26/09/2008 PID Puts Chemical Brothers Tour 'On Screen'
The Chemical Brothers spectacular 'We Are The Night' tour has just finished its second summer run - back by popular demand on the international festival and touring circuit this year, after enjoying m

26/09/2008 Ross Video Launches CrossOver Production Switchers At IBC2008
Ross Video announced the launch of the compact CrossOver series at IBC2008. Four models of the new production switcher will be released. CrossOver targets mobile or space constrained professional pro

26/09/2008 Shevlot Made VP At da Vinci
A provider of color enhancement and image restoration systems, da Vinci Systems, has announced the appointment of a new Vice President Global Sales, Rob Shevlot. "Rob's wealth of experience and under

25/09/2008 Actors Made An Epic Sum Out Of Tobacco Advertising: Report
Tobacco companies paid the Hollywood A-listers of the 1930s and 1940s millions of dollars (in equivalent terms in today's money) to endorse particular brands of cigarette, reveals research in Tobacco

25/09/2008 Autocue Upgrades QSeries To 'Add Value'
A provider of teleprompting and newsroom automation solutions, Autocue, has introduced dynamic MOS and FTP interfaces to its QSeries applications to enable users to control and add-value to the output

25/09/2008 cinecAward Presented In Munich
The prestigious cinecAward 2008 ceremony took place in September at cinec - the International Trade Fair for Motion Picture Technology. Exhibitors and visitors met in Munich's Old Town Hall to take p

25/09/2008 Cintel Ready To Ship diTTo Scanner
Cintel, a leading provider of film scanning solutions, announced that the diTTo scanner will support Bright Systems' BrightClip Recording Technology. BrightClip has been integrated into the diTTo, w

25/09/2008 E/T/C Lights Up Birmingham
Large projection specialists E/T/C London has created and produced a high impact animated show on the fa├žade of Birmingham's iconic Council House building for the city's September two-day 'Night Light

25/09/2008 HHB Appoints Syntec For Antipodes
A top pro audio manufacturer, HHB in London, has appointed the company Syntec as exclusive distributor of its products in Australia and New Zealand. The move comes at a time when HHB has announced i

25/09/2008 Rushes Takes To Pinewood For Boyzone Promo
Irish pop boyband Boyzone are back with a new, stylish promo for the new single 'Love You Anyway' a technicolor extravaganza from Director JT at Pulse Films. JT said he manages to capture a sophist

25/09/2008 Tektronix WFM7120 Excels
A leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, Tektronix, Inc., has announced that Gennum, a pioneer in the advancement of technologies for the broadcast industry, h

24/09/2008 Apology Follows IRA Movie Premier 'Gaff'
An apparent gaff by an actress at the Toronto Film Festival when she attended the premier of the film 'Fifty Dead Men Walking' on the life of a high profile informer within the IRA has led to an apolo

24/09/2008 Continuity Announcement Unit On Delivery From November
A new product for use in voice-over booths, news booths and continuity suites has been announced by Sonifex. The Redbox RB-MTV1, as previewed at IBC in Amsterdam this month, will be available at the

24/09/2008 Cooke Optic's Intelligent Technology Cameras Now On Delivery
A company that works in both cinematographic and the ultra-high-end professional photography markets manufacturing precision lenses for the motion picture industry has announced that its iTechnology i

24/09/2008 Dalet Migrates Russian TV From Tape To Digital
A software company that works with broadcasters and content professionals to produce and manage audio and video, Dalet Digital Media Systems, has announced that Channel One (formally ORT) has implemen

24/09/2008 FilmLight Partners Aaton For High Res Camera Launch
A company that produces film scanning, colour grading and colour management technology, FilmLight, has formed a strategic partnership with French firm, Aaton, a pioneering manufacturer of motion pictu

24/09/2008 Iceland Welcomes Framestore
Framestore, the digital images company, has opened an office in an unusual location, Iceland. Under the leadership of Dadi Einarsson, Lead Animation Supervisor and Framestore veteran, a small outpost

24/09/2008 Jewish Film Festival To Open With Gala Night
Now in its 12th year, the UK Jewish Film Festival (UKJFF) will launch its London programme with a special opening night gala screening of 'Lemon Tree', at the Odeon Swiss Cottage. The event takes pla

24/09/2008 Pearl & Dean Owners Change Name
A top Scottish media company and the name behind the iconic Pearl & Dean cinema advertising, has approved plans to change the parent company's name to stv group. The media firm SMG, which sold Virgin

23/09/2008 Arquiva Serves World Class Communications For Tennis Masters
A company that provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio and wireless communications in the UK and has a growing presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA, Arqiva has announc

23/09/2008 Emmy News Awards Announced
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the 2008 International Emmy Awards winners for its News and Current Affairs categories. The Pro-TV News report 'Any Idea of What

23/09/2008 Filter Protects HD Cameras From Invisible IR Light
A California-based company, Schneider Optics has introduced the TRU-CUT IR-750 filter, which it said is designed to eliminate light in the infra-red (IR) spectrum, before it reaches a High Definition

23/09/2008 Hammering The Movie World In Donegal
A traditional Hammer horror movie has begun shooting in the wilds of northwest Ireland. County Donegal has been chosen as the location for Hammer's first production in almost 30 years - this time a h

23/09/2008 MIRA Mobile TV Chooses QuStream Integrity and Cheetah
QuStream Corporation has received a major order from MIRA Mobile Television for Cheetah routing and Integrity signal-processing equipment. Based in the Pacific Northwest, MIRA Mobile is the largest