Broadcast News Archive for September, 2002
16/09/2002 Sonifex show product range at IBC 2002
Sonifex are showing a range of new products at the IBC 2002 exhibition, adding to their already successful portfolio. The success of the Redboxes, a range of analogue and digital audio interface boxe

13/09/2002 BBC MediaArc install Media 100 844/X system
Media 100 have announced that BBC MediaArc, the creative agency within BBC Resources, is the latest UK company to install their 844/X editing and compositing system. Following installation of the sys

13/09/2002 Discreet present latest inferno, flame and flint at IBC
Discreet have unveiled inferno 5, flame 8 and flint 8, the latest versions of their family of visual effects compositing systems at IBC 2002. These software releases, say Discreet, mark significant a

13/09/2002 Granada film arm trimmed back on parent losses
Granada Screen the producer of many films for both cinema and television release is to close up shop as an independent film production company. Since the Oscar winning success of 'My Left Foot' in 19

13/09/2002 Mersey TV adopt Lightworks Touch for drama work
Liverpool’s Mersey Television, creators of TV soaps Brookside and Hollyoaks, recently took delivery of four Lightworks Touch systems. Graham Deaves, technical director at Mersey, said: “To be honest,

13/09/2002 MPC land 'shark' as they bring in latest John West ad
MPC have finished the post work on the Traktor directed spot 'Shark' for John West Tuna through Partizan for Leo Burnett. In this 30-second ad, a huge shark thrashes about in a harness as it is caref

13/09/2002 NIFTC announce £600,000 in Lottery Film Awards
Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission Richard Taylor has announced that in the first five months since the NIFTC was delegated responsibility for Lottery Film Funding

13/09/2002 Philips looks to digital set-top boxes and MHP at IBC
Philips is highlighting the growing role of the set-top box as a gateways to digital content in the home. Along with the launch of the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP), in its broad presence at this ye

13/09/2002 Sonic team with DCA to secure delivery of DVD Masters
Sonic Solutions and DCA have announced a co-operative agreement to simplify the process of secure electronic delivery of DVD masters to replication plants. Effectively extending authoring deadlines b

12/09/2002 Aston to launch station-wide captioning and graphics solution
Aston is to launch their new cross-platform captioning and graphics family, EGO and GREEN, on stand 11.511 at IBC. Complementing the RED and BLUE systems, which Aston claim are rapidly becoming the i

12/09/2002 Bon Jovi’s promo features Avid|DS stunning effects
Kroma Productions, a recognised pioneer in visual effects and online editing for music videos and television, has credited the Avid|DS software, Avid Technology’s real-time creative editing and finish

12/09/2002 Boxer TV-Access to evaluate wireless interactive access
Digital broadcaster Boxer TV-Access is to evaluate an innovative Television+Wireless interactive solution that would enable customers to order interactive TV content via the mobile phone and the web.

12/09/2002 Olympic Studios unveils the first XL console installed in UK
Olympic Studios, the South West London recording facility situated in Barnes, has installed a Solid State Logic 80 channel XL 9000 K Series console in studio 1. With this installation, the studio is

12/09/2002 Pixel Power unveils Clarity2 Broadcast Graphics Systems
Cambridge-based Pixel Power have announced the introduction and immediate availability of Clarity2, its new hardware platform for state of the art broadcast graphics. James Gilbert, Commercial Direct

12/09/2002 Projects Department & Photon Beard forge closer alliance
Photon Beard, manufacturers of lighting equipment for the broadcast and photographic market, has announced a closer working relationship with Projects Department Ltd (PDL) who specialise in the design

12/09/2002 Sandar TeleCast to launch router duo at IBC
Sandar TeleCast is to launch two new compact, low-cost routers at IBC this year. One is a 16x16 multiformat balanced audio router which handles analogue mono/stereo as well as AES/EBU signals and is

12/09/2002 SysMedia win major subtitling technology partnership
VIDSubtitling, part of a major Hollywood entertainment group, has selected SysMedia's WinCAPS Multimedia software as platform of choice for the preparation of multilingual subtitling covering Line 21

11/09/2002 4MC appoint new telecine head
4MC is delighted to announce that Vince Narduzzo is to join 4MC to head up their new telecine operation. Narduzzo comes to 4MC with an outstanding reputation as one of the country's leading colourist

11/09/2002 Hollywood-style dubbing comes to St. Petersburg
Neva-1, a privately owned company specialising in all aspects of audio for film, has marked its 10th anniversary by moving into a new studio complex in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the heart of the new

11/09/2002 Intelfax choose Edifis Sting disk recorder
London-based Intelfax, one of the UK's leading independent media services companies, has purchased an Edifis Sting dual-channel disk recording system with 60 minutes of uncompressed digital video and

11/09/2002 Macrovision announces European launch of MacroSAFE
Macrovision UK, a subsidiary of Macrovision Corporation and the leading developer and supplier of digital rights management (DRM) and copy protection products, will be demonstrating its latest DRM sol

11/09/2002 New Eyeheight products launched at IBC
Eyeheight is introducing two new applications for its PC-9 1 U processing platform at IBC 2002 (stand 2.331, Amsterdam RAI, September 13 - 17). The SP-7 soft panel software provides a user-friendly i

11/09/2002 New financial controller for Imago
Imago Micro, the UK’s leading specialist video communications distributor has appointed a new Financial Controller, Andrew George. Andrew brings a wealth of financial experience having most recently

11/09/2002 Photon Beard present new catalogue
Photon Beard Ltd, manufacturers of lighting equipment for the broadcast and photographic market are pleased to announce the availability of the new product catalogue. Many new products are included s

11/09/2002 Total RF to help launch LinkXP in the Americas
After the demand for the LinkXP wireless camera system from American and Canadian customers at the recent NAB exhibition in Las Vegas, Link Research have announced an agreement with US microwave and c