Broadcast News Archive for July, 2002
11/07/2002 Plus XXX to install SSL's XL 9000 K Series console
Plus XXX, Claude Sahakian's studios in Paris, is to install Solid State Logic's (SSL) recently introduced XL 9000 K Series SuperAnalogue console. The 88-channel XL, scheduled for installation in July

10/07/2002 FilmFour closure will mean 'significant job losses'
Channel 4 have announced that their filmmaking arm, FilmFour Productions, is to close threatening the jobs of its 59 employees. It was revealed that FilmFour has been losing money in the last two ye

10/07/2002 Framestore CFC bring 'volcanicity' to Volvic ad
Framestore CFC have revealed their contribution to the new Volvic advertisement which sees the 'caveman-versus-dinosaur' scenario played out over a bottle of a Volvic water. The Volvic 'Jog' ad - a

10/07/2002 IBC2002 – a year's worth of information in one show
Organisers for this year's IBC2002 are confident of success, claiming that the event compiles a year's worth of information, all in one place at one time. The aim of IBC is to provide everyone invol

10/07/2002 InPhase's Tapestry product wins R&D 100 Award
InPhase Technologies, a leader in holographic data storage development, have announced that they have won R&D Magazine’s 2002 R&D 100 Award for the development of their stable, high-performance hologr

10/07/2002 Media 100 add two DV models to dual-stream family
Media 100, a leading developer of advanced media systems, have announced they have added two new solutions to their family of dual stream content design systems - Media 100 i/DV and iFinish DV. Med

10/07/2002 Panasonic unveil high-definition 42" Plasma Display
Panasonic have unveiled the 42" diagonal TH-42PHD5UY Professional Plasma Display Panel that features high-definition image quality and the industry-leading 3000:1 contrast ratio. The widescreen TH-42

10/07/2002 Quantel enhance generationQ with Inscriber CG
Inscriber have announced that Quantel have chosen to integrate Inscriber's advanced text and graphics engine right across Quantel's new generationQ range of solutions. Inscriber is committed to un

10/07/2002 Sky deal with FAI criticised by Sports Minister
Sky's deal with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) to exclusively broadcast the national team's home matches has not been well received in the terraces or in government circles. The Republic's

09/07/2002 BBC Training & Development at IBC
Visitors to stand 9.550 in Hall 9 will be able to explore a range of completely new courses which BBC Training & Development - the world's leading provider of training to the broadcast industry - is l

09/07/2002 Channel Dynamics get top wireless deal
Consolidating its plans to develop its cross-platform business, Channel Dynamics, the specialist distributor of PC and Mac enhancement products has been appointed by Proxim to represent its range of W

09/07/2002 Final delivery for PEC
PEC Video Installations Ltd, the London-based systems and installation company, has now confirmed its request to Hamlet for the urgent delivery of 60 Video Scope units. This completes an order from t

09/07/2002 SysMedia at IBC 2002
SysMedia Ltd will be exhibiting on stand 3.249 at IBC 2002, RAI Centre, Amsterdam, September 13-17 The leading supplier of production systems for originating interactive television, digital text and

08/07/2002 Direct to edit technology with FireStore
DTE or Direct to Edit Technology is the future of digital video for the field, the desktop and the studio because it merges the steps of acquisition and capturing. Only DTE Technology converts the c

08/07/2002 FOCAL on the move
The Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries has announced the appointment of Julie Lewis to the administrative team. Having left her position as Manager of Granada Media Clip Sales, LWT last a

08/07/2002 FX scores with chart acts
As celebrations for its 10th anniversary get underway, the FX Group is toasting a further achievement substantial involvement in supplying equipment and tape copying and transfer facilities to every

08/07/2002 S4C careers online
Animation and Design company, Griffilms, have just completed the Flash elements for S4C's new online careers initiative. The site is aimed at explaining to teenagers the many different jobs in TV by

05/07/2002 BSkyB agree £95m broadcast deal with league chiefs
A deal with BSkyB may bailed out some of the Nationwide League football clubs from financial crisis with the news that the corporation has bought the broadcast rights for the next four seasons. The

05/07/2002 Discreet boosts animation software with 3ds max 5
Discreet have announced a significant feature release of its professional 3D animation and modeling software – 3ds max 5. With a mix of new features, 3ds max 5 will enable animators in film, televisi

05/07/2002 Huge Systems expands offices
Huge Systems, a fast-growing supplier of high-performance, low-cost Ultra 160 RAID 0/3 Storage Solutions for real-time SDTV and HDTV applications, have recently moved into a larger building in Agoura

05/07/2002 Innotek and Connectix to consolidate software integration
Connectix, the market-leading provider of Intel-based virtualisation software and InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH, a leading European software developer and consulting company, have announced a support pa

05/07/2002 Malone poised to gain control of Telewest
US billionaire John Malone looked poised to gain a controlling share of Telewest after Microsoft revealed that it would be selling its stake in the debt-laden broadcaster. Microsoft increased the li

05/07/2002 New appointments at Rushes
Rushes have announced the appointment of Hayden Jones, to their expanding 3D Department. Under the direction of Rushes Head of 3D Jonathan Privett, Jones will play an integral part in the department

05/07/2002 PLASA reveal masterclass and training programme
PLASA, the pre-eminent lighting, sound, staging and audio-visual show being featured at London’s Earls Court from 8 to 11 September, will host of masterclasses for industry professionals to exchange t

05/07/2002 Print Out Video chosen to help promote UK business
Soho-based Print Out Video Publishing have demonstrated their expertise in video encoding and format transfers with a successful collaboration with Eagle Vision, a video production company also based