Broadcast News Archive for April, 2009
07/04/2009 AKA Make The Grade For Ascent 142
Ascent 142 has just installed the new Digital Vision Nucoda HD grading system and commissioned AKA Design to design and install the prestigious new suite. Due to increased demand for HD Grading, Asce

07/04/2009 CBS Atlanta Completes HD Upgrade With Ross
CBS Atlanta selected Ross' Vision 4 QMD-X Multi-Definition Production Switcher and SoftMetal Video Server for their recent HD upgrade. CBS Atlanta is a Meredith Corporation owned television station l

07/04/2009 HVFX Under New Ownership
Europe's leading supplier of high voltage lightning and electrical effects, HVFX, was recently bought by Mark Turner of MTFX at the start of this year in order to add a new dimension to the effects th

07/04/2009 IDX Launch Next Generation 50W LED Camera Light
IDX Technology Europe has announced the availability of the new X5-Lite, the next generation of IDX's powerful lightweight LED based on-board camera lights. Successor to the popular X3-Lite, the X5-

07/04/2009 Kelsey Grammar To Receive First NAB Television Chairman's Award
Four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe-winning actor Kelsey Grammar will receive the Television Chairman's Award at the NAB Show Television Luncheon, sponsored by VCI Solutions, in Las Vegas on Apri

07/04/2009 Mike Newell To Direct Big Screen Adaptation Of The Box Of Delights
Brilliant Films has announced that director Mike Newell (Prince of Persia, Harry Potter & The Goblet Of Fire) has committed to direct The Box Of Delights, a feature film based on the classic 1930's ch

07/04/2009 Movetech UK Keeps In Top Gear
Movetech UK (the new name for British Turntable) has been successful in helping the BBC site solve their perennial problem of pho

07/04/2009 Nexus Sign Brazilian Director CISMA
Leading production company, Nexus, have announced that they have signed the radical and uncompromising talent of Brazilian director CISMA. Otherwise known as Denis Kamioka, CISMA, which is Portuguese

07/04/2009 VSN Unveils Fourth Generation Of vsnIPTransfer At NAB
VSN (Video Stream Networks, S.L.) will demonstrate the fourth generation of the successful vsnIPTransfer, multiformato broadcast-quality content exchange solution via IP, that has been widely adopted

06/04/2009 Arqiva Appoints Wireless Access Customer Director
Arqiva has appointed Maura Coyne as Customer Director for its Wireless Access division. Maura has over 25 years' experience in the telecommunications industry, most recently as Head of Sales at The I

06/04/2009 Claratech Group Appoints New Romanian Distributor
A leading manufacturer and supplier of products for professional broadcast industry, Claratech Group, has announced their new partnership with Tag Expert, a leading provider of products and services t

06/04/2009 Custom Consoles To Double Its Size At IBC 2009
Following a successful IBC 2008, Custom Consoles is doubling its planned 2009 exhibit space. Gary Fuller, Sales Manager at Custom Consoles, said: "We confirmed three major order for broadcast furnitu

06/04/2009 EVS Equips TV2 In Norway For Its Studio Productions
EVS Broadcast Equipment, a leader in instant tapeless technology, has become an integral part of the production of two TV shows for TV 2, the largest commercial television station in Norway. Golden G

06/04/2009 Litepanels Intro's First All-In-One Spot And Flood LED Light
Litepanels, a Vitec Group company, has introduced the 1 x 1 Bi-Focus, the first LED light fixture capable of variable spot and flood focusing. An alternative to energy inefficient Fresnel lights, the

06/04/2009 Mobile Firm's Ringing Success Celebrated
A Belfast-based high-tech firm has followed the example of international names such as Google and eBay on to a list of the world's top ICT companies. SLA Mobile - which recently signed a deal with Fo

06/04/2009 Pioneer Commissioned To Produce 'Engineering The Universe'
Pioneer Productions has been commissioned by Discovery US to produce Engineering the Universe, a documentary series investigating how the Universe was created and how it works today. Engineering the

06/04/2009 Premier Media Group Australia Scores With Chyron HyperX2
Chyron has announced that Premier Media Group (PMG), Australia's leading sports producer and broadcaster and home of FOX SPORTS Australia has installed two of Chyron's HD/SD-switchable HyperX2 graphic

06/04/2009 The Vitec Group Displays Confidence And Commitment To The Future At NAB 2009
The Vitec Group, one of the world's largest and most diverse media equipment suppliers, has announced that it is bringing no less than 19 separate product brands to NAB 2009, where it will create a "V

06/04/2009 White Mark Brings World-Class Acoustics To Splice TV's New Audio Facilities
Acoustic and studio design consultancy White Mark has completed a major acoustic re-fit of the audio control room and voice-over stand at Splice TV in London's Shoreditch. Nag Kirinde, Splice's Head

03/04/2009 BBC Journalists Call Off Strike
BBC journalists have called off a 24-hour strike due to take place today. The action, planned by members of the National Union of Journalists, had been due to begin at midnight. A second planned st

03/04/2009 Cintel Announces Record Quarter For dITTO Film Scanner Sales
Cintel International announced a record quarter for its dITTO 2K/4K pin registration film scanner with the sale of dITTO's to Eurolab (Rome), Digiquest (Hyderabad), Bewegte Bilder (Tubingen) and Cinem

03/04/2009 Concrete Continues Work For Harry Hill's TV Burp
Concrete has been working together with designer Andy Carroll to create original animation and graphic design for much loved comedy series Harry Hill's TV Burp. The series, which is an Avalon Televis

03/04/2009 EVS Technology Powers Tapeless Playback For Academy Awards
EVS has announced a revolutionary advance in tapeless workflow with the successful design, implementation and execution of a completely tapeless playback solution for the 2009 Academy Awards. Golden

03/04/2009 Imperial War Museum Upgrades Film & Video Archive To HD With ATG Broadcast
Systems integrator ATG Broadcast has commenced work on a technical upgrade commission for the Imperial War Museum. The contract involves expanded resources for the Video Room at the museum's aviatio

03/04/2009 Ofcom Fines BBC £150k Over Prank Calls
The BBC has been fined £150,000 by Ofcom over prank phone calls made by Russell Brand (pictured) and Jonathan Ross to actor Andrew Sachs. The sum related to the two episodes of the Russell Brand show