Broadcast News Archive for April, 2003
07/04/2003 Digital switchover is on target says report
Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has welcomed the progress made by industry towards achieving the 2006 - 2010 target for the digital switchover. And responding to a joint ITC/BBC report Progress Toward

07/04/2003 Discreet extend lead in content creation market
Discreet, a division of Autodesk, is featuring its award-winning desktop visual effects and media mastering tools at the Discreet booth SL-1500 at the south hall of the Las Vegas Convention Centre. O

07/04/2003 Leitch adds in SGL archive management software
Leitch Technology Corporation, who are currently exhibiting at NAB, has announced it has entered into an agreement with Software Generation, Ltd., (SGL) to resell SGL's FlashNet archive management sof

07/04/2003 Pinnacle Systems launch Edition 5
Pinnacle Systems has today announced the UK launch of Edition 5, the latest version of its mid-range video editing and DVD-authoring software. This latest Pinnacle Edition harnesses the processing po

07/04/2003 Pixel Power improves newsroom graphics workflow
Pixel Power have announced major graphics workflow improvements for both MOS enabled and iNews ControlAir Newsrooms using its established range of Clarity character generators and still stores. Pixel

07/04/2003 Root6 and Sony announce strategic partnership
Soho-based root6 and Sony Business Europe UK have announced a new strategic partnership to deliver and support Sony's range of workflow-enhancing productivity tools to the UK broadcast and postproduct

04/04/2003 AFA introduce Entertainment Solutions Group at NAB
A.F. Associates (AFA), have introduced the Company's newest division at NAB 2003 (Booth C950). AFA's new Entertainment Solutions Group provides venues such as theme parks, retail environments, entert

04/04/2003 BDL-Autoscript launch new teleprompters
At NAB 2003 BDL-Autoscript, a leading manufacturer of teleprompting systems for television, film and public speaking, will launch a new 20-inch TFT flat panel on-camera teleprompter together with rede

04/04/2003 Bella Corporation introduce DV editing keyboards
Bella Corporation, a leading supplier of digital video solutions, have announced the introduction of a series of keyboards designed specifically for digital video editing. The keyboards boast an inte

04/04/2003 Brick House release new broadcast specification SDI switchers
Brick House Video, the innovative manufacturer of award-winning compact switchers, are launching their second-generation, competitively priced VTB-2DC broadcast specification SDI rack-mount 1RU switch

04/04/2003 Discreet and Westcast announce collaboration
Discreet have announced an agreement with Westcast Systems to provide a professional package for the Web TV services market. The solution includes 'VideoNavig easy' from Westcast Systems and 'cleane

04/04/2003 Eyeheight at The Production Show
Eyeheight will be exhibiting three new products and an enhanced Master Control system at the Production Show in London from May 20-22. With up to 12 inputs, the new IRIS SDI digital vision mixer is o

04/04/2003 Industry veteran joins Teranex
Chris Summey, a highly regarded industry veteran credited with escalating sales revenues at several leading industry giants, including Sony, Terayon and Kasenna, has joined Teranex as Vice President o

04/04/2003 JVC technology used to develop high-speed WORM appliance
JVC have designed and manufactured a write-once-read-many storage system, the high-speed WORM appliance. Ensuring safe and cost - effective storage of fixed content data, this new system incorporates

04/04/2003 New solutions for high-end postproduction from DVS
At this year's NAB, DVS will introduce a powerful editing workstation for high-end postproduction. In addition, the company will announce extended integration of popular software packages and further

04/04/2003 RADlite chosen for Starfinder
Projected Image Digital have showcased a RADlite visual manipulation system with television lighting director Will Charles, who utilised it in a new and innovative way on the Carlton TV series 'Starfi

03/04/2003 BBC cameraman dies in Iraqi mine blast
A BBC cameraman has been killed and another member of the production crew injured following a landmine blast in northern Iraq yesterday. At lunchtime yesterday, a four-person BBC team arrived at Kifr

03/04/2003 E-mediavision launch 'Point' & 'Point Lite'
E-mediavision have announced the availability of their new version 1v3 Point software for their touch screen based TV illustrator system, Point, and the world-wide launch of 'Point Lite'. Point is a

03/04/2003 Hamlet set to impress at NAB 2003
Hamlet, the leading test and measurement supplier, are demonstrating a range of new products and upgrades at NAB 2003, including a unique software-only measurement package designed for the growing des

03/04/2003 International Film School Wales appoint head
Humphry Trevelyan has been appointed as the first Head of the International Film School Wales (IFSW) at the University of Wales College, Newport (UWCN). He will take up the post in June 2003. A grad

03/04/2003 JVC's latest digital projector used for HD screening of 'Chunky Monkey'
JVC Professional, a leading provider of projection technology, have demonstrated their ultra-high resolution commercial QXGA projector at the first HD screening of the feature film 'Chunky Monkey'. T

03/04/2003 Obituary: Matthew Allwork, Aerial Camera Systems
On behalf of Aerial Camera Systems, it is with deep sadness that I have to announce the sudden and tragic death on Wednesday March 26 of company CEO, Matthew Allwork, killed in a helicopter accident w

03/04/2003 Rushes post latest Girls Aloud promo
Adrenalin @ Rushes have just completed the post on the Girls Aloud video, ‘No Good Advice.’ This sexy, raunchy fast-action video is Girls Aloud at their best, with a catchy tune and the girls dressed

03/04/2003 Sky Italia receive EC approval
The European Commission have approved the merger of Italian pay-TV companies Telepiu and Stream, opening the door for the creation of Rupert Murdoch's planned single pay-TV platform, Sky Italia. The

03/04/2003 The Mill create CG baby
The Mill's 3D department have used their expertise to create a totally computer generated animating baby for German building Society Badenia's latest commercial. The spot is based on a baby inside it