Broadcast News Archive for March, 2003
11/03/2003 Canon Digi Super 86XS released
Following in the footsteps of the widely acclaimed Canon Digi Super 86XS comes the new Digi Super100XS (XJ100x9.3B), which made its first public appearance at IBC 2002. Remarkably this monster zoom r

11/03/2003 appointed UK PMC distributor have been appointed as a PMC distributor in the UK. To maximise their selling potential Digi-Box have converted the basement of their Soho showroom into a bespoke demonstration suite,

11/03/2003 ITV merger faces watchdog review
The proposed merger of beleaguered ITV networks Carlton and Granada has been referred to the competition commission amid advertiser fears that a combined company would dominate the television advertis

11/03/2003 Leitch open of China office
Leitch Technology have announced the opening of a new office in Beijing, China. The result of a joint venture with a Chinese business partner, the new office follows recent key appointments in the ar

11/03/2003 Media 100's 844/X gives impetus to production at Playboy TV
Media 100, a leading developer of advanced media systems, have announced that Playboy TV is the latest UK customer to invest in 844/X, the award-winning editing and compositing system, for creating co

11/03/2003 WolfVision signs Imago for UK distribution
Imago, the UK's leading specialist video communications distributor, has been appointed by WolfVision, the Austrian firm that has developed a range of best-selling, high-end document cameras. WolfVis

10/03/2003 BA20 dive 'In For The 'Krill'
BA20 Entertainment have come onboard as UK co-producer for ‘In For The Krill’, a Penguin Noir animated theatrical movie based on the award-winning Australia-based animator Greg Holfeld’s short ‘Black

10/03/2003 Digital Film Lab restores World War I film
Digital Film Lab have completed the digital restoration on ‘Everybody’s Business’ - a 35mm First World War propaganda film for The Imperial War Museum. A B&W duplicate I/P was graded and scanned at 2

10/03/2003 Metropolis AV & FX installation at LA Fitness completed
Kingston-on-Thames based Metropolis AV & FX have completed a major audio and AV installation at LA Fitness in Sale, Greater Manchester, including a spectacular large projection area at one end of the

10/03/2003 National recognition of excellence for skillsformedia
The media industry careers advice and guidance service, skillsformedia, has been awarded the prestigious matrix quality standard for information advice and guidance services. The skillsformedia servi

10/03/2003 Network Electronics Singapore report brisk sales of Vikinx routers
Kenny Phua and Hon Kee Cheong, of Network Electronics S.E.A. (Singapore) have announced recent sales of VikinX routers to various venues including a government agency, a religious organisation, a broa

10/03/2003 Sonifex appoint Sales Manager
Sonifex have announced the appointment of a new Sales Manager. Eamonn Heffernan has taken over the role in the Sales department after working for Sonifex for over 25 years. Heffernan started his car

10/03/2003 Trinity select Sundance Digital
When Trinity Broadcasting Network's (TBN) expansion plans required an upgrade of its antiquated automation system, the world's largest Christian television network turned to Sundance Digital, Inc. for

10/03/2003 Vinten launch AutoCam Controllers
Vinten have launched two new AutoCam controllers to meet the diverse requirements of robotics in today’s demanding television environment. With the capacity to control from eight to an unlimited numb

07/03/2003 Dantz name new Vice President of Sales
Dantz Development Corporation, the leading provider of backup and restore software for small to midsize businesses (SMB), have appointed George McAfee to lead the Dantz worldwide sales organisation as

07/03/2003 Edition DV used to edit Keating tour film
When he was asked to make a short film about Ronan Keating's latest tour, Ian Smith, director of digital media production company Recorded Devilery, decided to make it using Pinnacle Systems' Edition

07/03/2003 Gefen's VGA to DVI Adapter released
The Gefen VGA to DVI Adapter is the latest conversion solution to be offered by the maker of the year-old VGA to DVI Conversion Box. What differentiates this new solution is its conversion technique,

07/03/2003 Imago sign deal with NEC-Mitsubishi
Imago, the UK's premier video communications distributor, has just signed an agreement with NEC-Mitsubishi to sell the monitor manufacturer's large format presentation LCD screens. NEC-Mitsubishi sel

07/03/2003 Leitch chosen by Yankees
The Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network have standardized with Leitch production equipment, selecting the MediaFile clip and still storage and Whiplash2 slow-motion/instant replay systems f

07/03/2003 MPC post Seriously Strong cheese commercials
MPC have posted two commercials for Seriously Strong cheddar cheese. The 1 x 40 second 'Heist' and 1 x 20 second 'Yacht' were directed by Wayne Holloway at Stark Films for agency 1576. Heist featur

07/03/2003 New Denon DN-C635 CD single CD player launched
Hayden Laboratories, exclusive UK distributor for Denon pro audio products, have announced the new DENON DN-C635 CD player. The machine is a user-researched update to the industry standard DN-C630 CD

07/03/2003 Teranex to introduce ScratchOut at NAB 2003
Teranex, a leading provider of high-performance image enhancement solutions for digital media, are to introduce ScratchOut, a time-saving, film restoration tool, at NAB 2003. ScratchOut is an applica

06/03/2003 Bandridge launch the ProfiGold Air Bass Flex speaker cable
Bandridge have launched the latest in their range of award-winning Profigold products – the Profigold Air Bass Flex speaker cable. With the increasing performance of Digital A/V equipment and home ci

06/03/2003 BBC Post Production work to reinforce 'The Weakest Link'
BBC Post Production have won a contract for the fifth series of 'The Weakest Link', based on the creation of new working methods and a dedicated work area for the landmark series. For the first time,

06/03/2003 Curious Software Launch Curious gFx
Curious Software are to announce the worldwide launch of Curious gFx at NAB 2003. Curious gFx is a powerful integrated paint, rotoscoping and compositing system for video, HDTV and film. As the lates