Broadcast News Archive for September, 2002
30/09/2002 Extreme Sports head east
The Extreme Sports Channel have announced a further expansion of their reach in various countries across Central and Eastern Europe, including the launch of the channel in the Czech Republic and the U

30/09/2002 Fotoware and IPV join ClipVault revolution , the on-line clip distribution service from Print Out Video Publishing, are to announce plans to incorporate Fotoware software a

30/09/2002 Leitch unveil new router control panels
Leitch Technology Corporation have announced the launch of their new Alphanumeric Breakaway (ABA) Ethernet-enabled series of router control panels, designed to maintain all the functionality of tradit

30/09/2002 Network name new product line
Network Electronics have named their new digital glue line, opting for 'ConQuer' after an appeal for suggestions at IBC 2002. The "ConQuer" family of products includes analogue-to-digital and digital

30/09/2002 OmniBus strengthen US operations
UK-based OmniBus Systems, providers of comprehensive automation and asset management solutions, have announced the opening of their second US office, as well as several new executive appointments. Th

30/09/2002 Pinnacle Systems’ Edition DV proves its green credentials
A Pinnacle Systems Edition DV video editor, driven almost entirely by solar power, was the non-linear-editor (NLE) of choice for a five-minute film made at 'The Big Green Gathering', a environmentalis

30/09/2002 SYPHA launch new edition of The DAW Buyers Guide
SYPHA has just launched a new edition of The Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) Buyers Guide, which can be accessed free of charge at

30/09/2002 The Mill release contents of BT 'burst pipe'
Visual effects facility The Mill have worked with director Garth Jennings at Hammer & Tongs and St Luke's to deliver what is believed to be one of the UK's most intensive TV advertising campaigns ever

27/09/2002 create new digital community
September's launch of promises to make digital asset management and e-commerce solutions available to a wider audience, enabling

27/09/2002 ITC appoint Northern Ireland Media Officer
The ITC have announced the appointment of a new Media and Public Relations Officer for Northern Ireland. Lisa Mitchell, originally from Magherafelt in Northern Ireland, has over seven years’ experien

27/09/2002 Landmark report outlines 'obstacle course' faced by indies
A major report on the independent production sector has been published by industry think tank the Research Centre for Television and Interac

27/09/2002 Pinnacle release new digital DVD publishing solution
Pinnacle Systems have launched Pinnacle Expression, a complete, consumer-friendly solution for publishing digital photos and videos to CD and DVD. The new software addresses the needs of digital sti

27/09/2002 Sennheiser expand product range at PLASA
Sennheiser UK chose PLASA 2002 in London to showcase several new products they have added to their range. Kris Vermuyten, from Belgian distributor APart, introduced an entire new line of versatile so

27/09/2002 Top names sign up for Digital Arts World
Digital Arts World, the cutting edge graphics conference running in London from October 9-11, has received encouraging support from the industry, suggesting this year's event may include more than a t

27/09/2002 Vine Micros release scan converter upgrade
Vine Micros have released an updated version of the popular CORIOscan Pro – the CORIOscan Pro S. With twice as much video memory of the CORIOscan Pro, the output quality of the CORIOscan Pro S is des

27/09/2002 VLV conference to explore the future of children's broadcasting
Dr Kim Howells, Minister for Tourism, Film and Broadcasting, will open The Voice of the Listener and Viewer’s (VLV) 8th Annual conference on children’s broadcasting, days before the new Communications

26/09/2002 APT supply WorldNet Milano transponders to US
Belfast-based Audio Processing Technology (APT) have sold three WorldNet Milano ISDN transponders to Circa Music, an audio post-production studio based in Dublin, Ohio. Circa Music chose the APT Mila

26/09/2002 BBC Worldwide agree Australian export deal
The forthcoming BBC period drama 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' will be screened in Australia, following a 'significant' new agreement between BBC Worldwide and national broadcaster ABC. The package

26/09/2002 DK-Audio launch new audio monitoring unit
DK-Audio have launched their new PT0600M-LS Audio Monitor, which will be shipping within the next two months. This new addition to DK-Audio's range of professional audio metering equipment adds stere

26/09/2002 Jowell names OFCOM Board
The inaugural Board of embryonic communications regulator OFCOM has been named by the Government. New Deputy Chairman Richard Hooper, currently Chair of the Radio Authority, joins David Edmonds, Dire

26/09/2002 Kini Flo launch ParaBeam units
Kino Flo have unveiled the ParaBeam 400 and ParaBeam 200 luminaires, the latest additions to their range of fluorescent lighting solutions. Both ParaBeams feature proprietary optics that compress the

26/09/2002 New business initiative targets screen industry
A new development initiative, aimed at UK businesses in film, television and interactive media production, has been set up by strategic consultants Olsberg|SPI in association with the Film Council, PA

26/09/2002 Omnilab Group and Digital Post join BEAM.TV
BEAM.TV, industry specialists in secure digital courier and archive services, have announced that two Australasian post houses have become BEAM Partners. The Omnilab Group in Sydney, Australia and D

26/09/2002 PBDS and SHS ship £10.2m news system to Moscow
Professional & Broadcast Digital Systems UK (PBDS) and SHS Multimedia have shipped a £10.2 million integrated news, media asset management and automated archiving system to Moscow broadcaster TV Centr

25/09/2002 Arista begin first ADEPT course
Training and development agency Arista have welcomed the first batch of students onto their ADEPT skills development course. Students from across the UK attended an introduction weekend in Holland an