Broadcast News Archive for April, 2009
23/04/2009 Digital Britain Author Spells Out Case For Internet Service
Lord Carter, the author of the ground-breaking Digital Britain report which is expected to be published this summer, has given an indication that he feels some 25 to 30% of the UK will not have an eco

23/04/2009 Gefen Sends HDMI Over Legacy Cables
The Gefen HDMI over RGB Extender allows high definition video and audio in the expanded HDMI v1.3 format to travel over legacy RGBHV cable. Effective at distances up to 330 feet (100m), the Gefen HDM

23/04/2009 IDC Wins Major Radio Contract From Sud-West-Rundfunk
A global leader in providing advanced solutions for the distribution of broadband mulitmedia content via satellite, International Datacasting, has announced that it's wholly owned subsidiary and Europ

23/04/2009 Michael Grade To Step Down As ITV Chief Executive
Michael Grade will step down as ITV's Chief Executive by the end of the year to become non-executive chairman. Mr Grade has confirmed that he will step down from his post following the conclusion of

23/04/2009 Solid State Logic Adds Pass-Through Edit Control With Gravity LiveEdit
At NAB (Stand: N4031), media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL) is demonstrating how pass-through channels can benefit from the new Gravity LiveEdit for SSL's Gravity media asset management/

23/04/2009 Vaddio Expands ProductionVIEW Line With New HD-SDI Camera Control Console
Vaddio, the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems, introduces the ProductionVIEW HD-SDI camera control console with HD-SDI and SD-SDI vi

22/04/2009 Ashes To Ashes Relives Viewing Past
It was back to the future for the BBC in mid April with the return of BBC1 drama Ashes to Ashes generating an audience of seven million, or just over 29% of viewers at 9pm. The drama's success exceed

22/04/2009 Atex And Chyron Announce Content Managment Integration
A pioneer of graphics as a service for all digital video media Chyron and Atex - a leading provider of software solutions and services to the global media industry - have jointly announced the integra

22/04/2009 Chyron Delves Into Forbidden Technologies
Chyron Corporation has announced a technology partnership agreement to integrate Forbidden Technologies' award-winning 'FORscene' web-based video toolkit with Chyron's AXIS Graphics web services. FOR

22/04/2009 Dyke Inquiry To Focus On Making UK A 'Global Hub For Creativity'
A high-powered review of the current state of the UK's creative industries being undertaken for the Conservatives is to focus on ways of making "Britain a global hub for content creation and distribut

22/04/2009 HBO To Film In NI
One of the USA's biggest pay cable networks, HBO, has confirmed that it will move across the Atlantic to shoot a TV pilot later this year. 'A Game of Thrones', is scheduled to arrive in Northern Irel

22/04/2009 Latest Irish Film Festival Launched
The latest Irish film festival on the calendar - in early May - will include an opportunity to 'pitch' ideas for film and TV production. The innovative section of the Mid Ulster Film Festival will be

22/04/2009 South African Gig Lit Up By Gearhouse
A well known broadcast logistics supplier, Gearhouse South Africa, has been supplying lighting, sound, video, staging and power for the prestigious 2009 Coca Cola Zero festival. It was staged on two

22/04/2009 TV One Launches Converter
A specialist in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment, TV One has launched the new 1T-VS-434 PC/HD Cross Converter within the One-Task product group. This is said to be a high-powered rang

21/04/2009 APTX Licenses Enhanced Apt-X To Qbit
The developer and licensor of apt-X audio compression technology, APTX, has announced that following the signing of a multi-year intellectual property licensing agreement, broadcast audio systems spec

21/04/2009 Boinx Software Joins Noise Industries Development Partner Program
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, has announced that new development partner, Boinx Software <A HREF= '' TARGET = '

21/04/2009 MTG's Viasat Broadcasting Selects Irdeto To Manager Enhanced OnDemand Service
Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, has been selected by MTG's Viasat Broadcasting to manage its enhanced internet based on-demand service, Viasat

21/04/2009 New Dual 7" Rackmount HD Colour Monitor From TV One
The new LM-702HD is a high performance Multi-format, Dual 7" Colour LCD Monitor for the broadcast and professional market that includes a tilting rackmount kit for installation into standard 19" racks

21/04/2009 Orad And ProConsultant Optimise The Management Of Graphics
Orad Hi-Tec Systems, a leading provider of real-time broadcasting graphic solutions, and ProConsultant Informatique S.A., a developer of enterprise workflow applications for business management, has

21/04/2009 Ross Video Demonstrates A.I. Memory Recall At NAB
Ross Video will demonstrate a revolutionary new memory recall feature that will enhance the way their production switchers function at NAB 2009. A.I. Memory Recalls allow a memory to be recalled to p

21/04/2009 Smoke & Mirrors London First To Adopt Flare
Within the first hour of NAB 2009, Smoke & Mirrors London purchased two seats of Autodesk Flare - the new software-only creative companion to Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Inferno visual effects systems

21/04/2009 Students' Union TV Station Scoops First Award
A TV station being developed by the Students' Union at Newport's University has scooped its first award. Newport Television (NTV) an online, on-demand TV channel made by Newport students, won the Hi

20/04/2009 Annova Showcases Full Integration With Harris Corporation NewsForce
Annova Systems has announced the integration of Annova OpenMedia with Harris Corporation's NewsForce HD/SD production platform, a complete family of MOS-enabled newsroom tools that harness the speed,

20/04/2009 EditShare Adds ASSIMILATE To the List Of DI Workflow Partners
A leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, EditShare, has announced a technology partnership with ASSIMILATE, a leading developer of high-resolution and stereos

20/04/2009 FOX Implements Dalet Enterprise Edition For Sports Content Management
Dalet Digital Media Systems has announced that FOX Network Engineering & Operations has deployed Dalet Enterprise Edition for its sports content management system. Networks within the FOX Broadcastin