Broadcast News Archive for April, 2003
03/04/2003 Video server veteran Tim Slate joins Leitch
Leitch Technology have announced that Tim Slate, a highly regarded veteran within the television industry, has joined the company's server division. This appointment is another important management

02/04/2003 AJA Video Systems ship RH10MD Downconverter
AJA Video System's first High Definition rack mount module - the RH10MD HD Downconverter/Re-clocking Distribution Amplifier - has begun shipping to National Mobile Television (NMT). NMT purchased mor

02/04/2003 Celtic Film & TV Festival gets underway
Stars of the film and television industry descended on Belfast’s Waterfront Hall today for the start of the 24th Celtic Film and Television Festival. In Belfast for the first time, the Festival has a

02/04/2003 Clever Media top the bill at IVCA Awards
At the 2003 International Visual Communication Association (IVCA) Awards, held on Friday 28 March 2003, Clever Media won both of the top awards, the Gold Industry Award for Effective Communication and

02/04/2003 Flagship XL SuperAnalogue console chosen by SAE
The School of Audio Engineering (SAE,) the largest professional training institute for audio, creative media and digital film in the world, have purchased an XL K Series SuperAnalogue Console for inst

02/04/2003 Harris Corporation expand international service network
Harris Corporation have announced the addition of dedicated in-country service professionals for Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria, Thailand, Australia, and the Philippines to their Broadcast Communic

02/04/2003 IDX Technology Europe expand sales team
In response to continuing high sales activity, Claire Vince has joined IDX Technology Europe’s sales team. This takes advantage of her experience gained over three years supporting sales within the I

02/04/2003 JVC Professional Products (UK) renamed JVC Professional Europe
JVC Professional Products (UK) have changed their trading name to JVC Professional Europe, with effect from Tuesday April 1. The change acknowledges the need for all JVC professional products marketi

02/04/2003 Sumners complete Voom acquisition
Leading Manchester facility Sumners have acquired graphics and corporate specialist Voom. Voom, founded by ex-BBC graphics specialists Andy Frith and Victoria Newton, was established in 1997 when the

02/04/2003 Thomson unveil high-end set-top box
Thomson and the Canal+ Group have announced the launch of Pilotime, a new digital terminal which offers Personal Video Recorder (PVR) functionality. Pilotime’s up-to-the-minute services represent a m

02/04/2003 Vela announce next generation MediaAdvantage media server
Vela, the Emmy award-winning provider of video compression products for the cable and broadcast industries, have announced the introduction of their newest MPEG-2 media server, MediaAdvantage. MediaA

01/04/2003 £300,000 media centre to be built in Nottingham
Broadcast Media Services are to build a new £300,000 Media Centre in Nottingham. Developing their existing site on Faraday Road, BMS Ltd will extend their radio and TV studio facilities and add three

01/04/2003 BBC Post Production bring extinct creatures back to life
BBC Post Production - Bristol Design have completed a two-year project to create CGI of extinct creatures for new three-part wildlife drama documentary series, 'Monsters We Met'. The programme, whic

01/04/2003 Furnace fires productivity stateside
The Foundry have received large orders from leading US facilities and studios for their ground-breaking suite of plug-in tools, Furnace. Following a promotional trip to California last month, CIS, R

01/04/2003 Gee Broadcast partner with Dalet for newsroom solutions
Gee Broadcast have announced a partnership with Dalet Digital Media Systems. Gee manufacture the Geevs range of Broadcast Video servers, while Dalet provide the DaletPlus News Suite solution for TV n

01/04/2003 HHB upgrade CD-R Disc range
HHB have announced a comprehensive overhaul of their CD-R media, in which five of their seven discs are to be replaced by all-new, higher-performing products. Manufactured in Europe to exacting stand

01/04/2003 Lipsync purchase two digital film scanners
Soho's Lipsync Post have ordered two Northlight 35mm digital film scanners from FilmLight, which will be shortly installed in the Wardour Street facility's Digital Film Department. The announcement c

01/04/2003 New appointment at Lightworks
Film and video editing equipment manufacturer Lightworks have announced the appointment of Mike Jarvis as Sales Director. In this newly created position, Jarvis will be responsible for worldwide dir

01/04/2003 New video display processor solutions from Zandar
New features for the FusionPro High-Resolution Video Display Processor from Zandar Technologies are to make their NAB debut on stand C3846. Deirdre Smith, CEO of Zandar, said: “By continuing to aggr

01/04/2003 Photon Beard light up NAB 2003
Photon Beard Ltd, manufacturers of lighting equipment for the broadcast industry, have announced that Vinten have taken a selection of low wattage, high efficiency, fluorescent luminaires to illuminat

01/04/2003 St Anne's Post launch state-of-the-art telecine department
St. Anne's Post have announced that their new telecine department is ready for business. This marks the completion of the final stage of redevelopment of the facility, a total investment of £5.5 mil