Broadcast News Archive for July, 2002
23/07/2002 Imagine Graphics boost team with new recruit
Imagine Graphics, specialists in computer display technology and digital video systems, have announced the expansion of their specialist sales team with the recruitment of Phil Pring to the position o

23/07/2002 Matrox announce certification for Adobe Premiere 6.5
Matrox Video Products Group have announced that their award-winning RT.X100, DigiSuite MAX, DigiSuite, RT2500, and RT2000 realtime video editing platforms have been certified for use with the new Adob

23/07/2002 Mum's The Word for PS Creative
PS Creative have created the title sequence for Mum’s the Word, the controversial new Carlton Television show starring Lorraine Kelly. A quirky pastel cut-out style logo combined with chalky child l

23/07/2002 New division launched by face2face
Developer of facial animation technology, face2face animation, have announced at SIGGRAPH the opening of face2face productions, a new division of the company that will focus on delivering high-quality

23/07/2002 New Pyser-SGI range at IBC 2002
Pyser-SGI will be showing their MicroTest range of own manufacture, LCD colour video monitors, portable TV calibration instruments and accessories at IBC 2002 on Stand 11.709. New at IBC will be a br

23/07/2002 Villegas joins Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation have announced that Nahuel P. Villegas has joined the company¹s Broadcast Communications Division (BCD) as regional director, Latin America sales. Villegas will be responsible for d

22/07/2002 Kaydara announces FBX component for QuickTime 6
Kaydara, a leading developer of 3D animation software, have announced from MacWorld the preview version of the FBX component for QuickTime 6. The FBX component gives animators and digital content cr

22/07/2002 New media show to be held in Cardiff
Cardiff may become home to a large new annual exhibition and conference for the media production industry. Branded The Media Show, it will be the biggest out-of-London trade show covering television

22/07/2002 Pinewood-Shepperton appoints new sales & marketing director
Pinewood-Shepperton Limited – the studio facilities group formed by the merger of the UK’s largest film and television production centres – have announced the appointment of Nick Smith to spearhead th

22/07/2002 Pro-Bel router installed in BBC Northern Ireland
Chyron Corporation have announced that BBC Northern Ireland have purchased a Pro-Bel Eclipse router and Aurora control system. Installed in Studio B, which services News and Current Affairs output,

22/07/2002 Quantel’s revolutionary new product generation hits Europe
First launched at NAB this year, the full generationQ product range is on show at IBC for the first time to a European audience. generationQ is a new generation of scalable, integrated technologies fo

22/07/2002 RTL trading update
RTL Group is making the following trading update in advance of its interim results announcement in September, for the six months ended 30 June 2002. Didier Bellens, Chief Executive Officer of RTL Grou

22/07/2002 Softimage exhibits range of innovative technologies
At SIGGRAPH 2002, Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology, will be showing the fourth major release of its flagship 3-D nonlinear production environment, the SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.3.0 system in booth

22/07/2002 Thomson Switcher scores at World Cup
Millions of fans worldwide watched the FIFA World Cup match between Brazil and Germany unfold a few weeks ago in Yokohama, Japan, as the action was switched live with a Thomson Grass Valley digital pr

19/07/2002 Broadcast Technology previews IBC products
Broadcast Technology have announced the products which they will be highlighting at IBC 2002 on stand 5.129. The BTL 3000 Series, 3U-rack plus a range of front-loading cards, meeting DVB and ATSC spe

19/07/2002 Editorial support for latest Bond provided by root6
Due for release in November, the latest Bond feature from Eon Productions, 'Die Another Day,' was known simply as 'BOND 20' when shooting started back in January this year. As location filming got un

19/07/2002 Faster LaCie Pocket CDRW road-warrior
LaCie have announced a faster Pocket CDRW that will burn a full CD virtually anywhere in just four minutes. Designed with true portability for professionals on the move the drive is shock-protected a

19/07/2002 Film Council Development Fund invests in trio of films
The Film Council's Development Fund has announced investment of a total of almost £120,000 in the development of three UK-based feature film projects. 'Box Of Delights,' written by Stephen Volk, is s

19/07/2002 Gigawave to launch Digital Mobile Microwave Link Range at IBC
Gigawave is to launch its Digital Mobile Microwave Link Range of equipment at IBC 2002 in Amsterdam this September. Following on from the huge success of the analogue Mobile and Portable Microwave Li

19/07/2002 Harris complete second broadcast Automation System in Moscow
Following closely on the heels of a major contract win at Russian broadcaster RTR, Harris Automation Solutions have announced the sale of a second ADC-100 system to RTR's daughter company Kultura. As

19/07/2002 OpTex announce availability of Angenieux HD Optimo Zoom
For those planning an HD shoot, OpTex have announced the immediate availability for hire of Angenieux's Optimo 12x 9.7 High Definition Zoom lens. With digital cinematographers demanding the same qual

19/07/2002 Panasonic unveils high definition 42" plasma display
Offering what is claimed to be the industry's highest contrast ratio at 3000:1, Panasonic has debuted the high definition 42" diagonal TH-42PHD5UY Professional Plasma Display Panel. The widescreen fo

19/07/2002 Picardy Media moves into UK Top 10 in industry poll
Picardy Media Group was recently named in a ‘Televisual’ industry poll as one of the Corporate Top 10 production and new media companies in the UK. This comprehensive industry-wide study covers all c

18/07/2002 Australian Sky News leap ahead with generationQ system
Sky News Australia recently announced the purchase of a Quantel generationQ News system to upgrade and extend its Sydney-based news operation. Newbury-based Quantel said that the system for Sky News,

18/07/2002 Chyron reveal product launches for IBC 2002
Chyron, one of the world's foremost manufacturer and supplier of innovative products for the broadcast, post production and media industry have announced the following products and upgrades in time fo