Broadcast News Archive for April, 2003
10/04/2003 Sonic pair with Avid to launch Reel DVD LE
At NAB, Sonic Solutions have announced that Avid Technology will bundle Sonic ReelDVD LE with its Avid Xpress DV v3.5 PowerPack digital video editing software and its successive products. Based on th

10/04/2003 WatchPoint Media appoint Sales & Marketing VP
WatchPoint Media have announced that Matt West has joined their European team, taking up the position of VP of Sales and Marketing. West moves from the position of Head of Sales, Programmers, for NTL

09/04/2003 Celco enhances Fury digital film recorder
Digital film recording systems company Celco has announced enhancements to its Fury digital film recorder. In the Fury's latest version, Celco incorporates their new XCRT Advanced Imaging Technology

09/04/2003 Dedolight debut new technology lighting fixtures at NAB 2003
Dedolight, manufacturer of professional lighting equipment and accessories, have added Aspheric 2 lens technology to their line of professional lighting instruments. Dedolight maintain that the DLH4 a

09/04/2003 DK Audio appoint new Marketing Manager
Audio and video meter manufacturer DK-Audio has appointed Anca Hansen as its new sales and marketing manager, with immediate effect. Ms. Hansen, who will be based at the company’s main office in Denm

09/04/2003 DVS unveil realtime 2K HD online editing solution
Solutions for the high-end post production / compatibility of DVS hardware with extended format independent realtime HD editing have been unveiled at NAB. DVS introduced a powerful editing workstatio

09/04/2003 Film festival directors are finalists in Asian awards
Pushpinder Chowdhury and Harvinder Nath, creators and directors of the annual Asian Women’s Film Festival, have been selected as finalists in the Art & Culture Award, part of the prestigious Asian Wom

09/04/2003 Metropolis DVD expands with Sonic technology
Sonic Solutions, a world leading DVD creation systems company, has announced the expansion of Metropolis DVD with new systems and technology from Sonic. Capitalizing on the robust DVD-Video market in

09/04/2003 Quartz solution selected by Italian OB facility
Leading Italian media provider, Valerio Maioli, has selected a router system from UK-based company Quartz Electronics for their new fully digital Outside Broadcast facility. The truck recently went o

09/04/2003 Sony and Blue Order launch MediaWatch at NAB
In keeping with the drive to introduce new and innovative solutions for real broadcast applications, Sony in co-operation with Blue Order is introducing MediaWatch. Effectively, the software is a tur

09/04/2003 Tektronix introduce single rack confidence monitor
At NAB 2003 Tektronix are demonstrating their WVR600 Series Rasterizer, a flexible, single rack video and audio confidence monitor, with high resolution output to external displays. The unit enables

09/04/2003 Vinten release next generation Autocam controllers
At NAB 2003 Vinten have launched two new Autocam controllers, designed to meet the diverse requirements of robotics in a modern broadcast environment. With the capacity to control from eight to an un

08/04/2003 Avid launch powerful new DNA family
At NAB Avid Technology has unveiled the new Avid DNAT family; a powerful series of purpose-built hardware specifically designed for media processing. These Digital Nonlinear Accelerators (DNA), which

08/04/2003 AZCAR take majority shareholding in Megahertz
Canadian technology integration company AZCAR has acquired an 80% shareholding of UK-based systems integrator Megahertz Broadcast Systems. The deal, which was recently announced by Stephen F. Pumple,

08/04/2003 BAL introduce new passive AES/EBU digital audio splitter
At NAB 2003 BAL Broadcast have introduced a new passive splitter, specifically designed for AES/EBU digital audio signals. The AS400X is fitted with industry standard XLR connectors, yet provides a v

08/04/2003 BBC Technology unveil Colledia ESPN deal
BBC Technology unveiled their new range of solutions for broadcasters and producers, Colledia, at NAB. The new software which has already secured a contract with American sports network ESPN aims to

08/04/2003 Framestore CFC posts Johnnie Walker 'Fish' spot
Framestore CFC has helped create some memorable TV spots, but 'Fish', for Johnnie Walker whisky, is a prime contender for the 'spot-you-most-hope-to-see-again'. Directed by Daniel Kleinman and produc

08/04/2003 Globalstor Data launch TransPro II at NAB
Expanding their support for a broad range of digital video applications for the broadcast and video industries, Globalstor Data Corporation unveiled TransPro II™ digital dailies solution to NAB attend

08/04/2003 ITC publishes annual report for 2002
The Independent Television Commission has published its final Annual Report, the last, before handing over regulatory responsibility to Ofcom, the converged body which becomes operational at the end o

08/04/2003 Kramer Electronics introduce RGBHV video DAs
Kramer Electronics have introduced their VP-123 and VP-123V, 1 input, 3 output RGBHV distribution amplifiers at NAB 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The VP-123 and VP-123V are high performance 1:3 distribu

08/04/2003 Matrox announces InfonetTV 2
Matrox Video Products Group have launched their new product, the Matrox InfonetTV at NAB in Las Vegas this week. This Matrox InfonetTV 2.0 is an integrated information delivery system designed for ca

08/04/2003 Sonifex appoint new sales manager
Sonifex have announced that Eamonn Heffernan has been appointed Sales Manager after 25 years service. Heffernan started his career in the product test department before heading up the quality control

07/04/2003 A 'GEM' of a solution for interactive TV
The DVB-GEM specification, standardised by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (TS 102 819), is set to become the first ever common worldwide standard for interactive television. GEM

07/04/2003 Artesia Technologies and Telestream partner with BBDO New York
Artesia Technologies, the leader in enterprise digital asset management solutions, and Telestream, the leader in automated media encoding and delivery solutions, have partnered with BBDO New York, the

07/04/2003 Celtic Film & Television Festival hailed as success
The 24th Celtic Film & Television Festival, which this year took place in Belfast's Waterfront Hall, has been hailed as one of the most successful to date. The event, which ran from 3-5 April, closed