Broadcast News Archive for July, 2003
31/07/2003 BBC choose JVC D-ILA for portable HD conference system
BBC production modernisation, based in Wood Lane, London, have selected a JVC D-ILA projector, model DLA-SX21 and a 90-inch CinePro HC rear-projection screen to be fully integrated into a new portable

31/07/2003 Framestore CFC star at Siggraph
Among the established favourites at this year's Siggraph event is the Siggraph Animation Theatre, which this year is showing four pieces of Framestore CFC's work, a conference record for a single comp

31/07/2003 Globalstor expand features of award-winning TransPro II
Globalstor Data have announced expanded features for their award-winning DVD TransPro II Digital Dailies Solution. Designed to burn daily “takes” or “rough cuts” directly to industry standard DVD-R

31/07/2003 Joe Alter's 'Shave and a Haircut for 3ds max' now available
At the Siggraph 2003 convention, SplutterFish LLC, a high-end 3D rendering software solutions provider and maker of the Brazil Rendering System, have announced immediate availability of Joe Alter's "S

31/07/2003 nStor SAN powered by Sanbolic at Siggraph
nStor and Sanbolic are demonstrating a shared storage area networking solution for non-linear editing and 3D graphic animation users at Siggraph '03, booth #2351. nStor, an innovative developer of st

31/07/2003 Pinnacle reports record sales for Q4 and year end
Pinnacle Systems have announced financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2003, which ended June 30, 2003. "We finished the year with a strong fourth quarter," said J. Kim Fennell, Pinnacle

31/07/2003 Rushes complete new Persil commercial
Rushes have recently completed post work on a new commercial for Persil, entitled 'Seven Dwarves.' The action is set in a vast fairytale kitchen in what appears to be a castle. In a recreation of 'Sn

31/07/2003 SGL announce reseller agreement with Avid
Software Generation Ltd. (SGL) have announced a reseller agreement with Avid Technology, whereby Avid will offer the SGL FlashNet archive management software as part of its product line. FlashNet man

31/07/2003 SRS Labs nominated for Emmy
SRS Labs, a leading provider of innovative audio, voice and semiconductor technology solutions, have announced that Thomas Huth was nominated for a sound-related Emmy for the Daphne Does Dinner episod

30/07/2003 Canal Sur go on air with Daletplus
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of media management tools, have announced that Canal Sur (RTVA), located in Andalucia, have implemented the DaletPlus newsroom solution. RTVA broadcast

30/07/2003 Captain Scarlet animated series in production
Gerry Anderson has announced that production of a new 26-part series of 'Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons' is now underway. A cutting-edge facility has been set up in Pinewood’s Kubrick building whi

30/07/2003 Channel M awarded local television licence for Manchester
The ITC have announced that Channel M Television Limited ("Channel M") have been awarded the licence to provide a local television service on the frequency identified for Manchester. The licence will

30/07/2003 Convera accept subscriptions for $17M share issue
Convera Corporation, a leading provider of search and categorisation software for enterprises and government agencies, have accepted subscriptions for the sale of a total of 4,714,111 newly-issued sha

30/07/2003 FinePoint Broadcast upgrade to XT
Leading broadcast equipment rental company FinePoint Broadcast have placed an order with EVS to upgrade nine live slow motion (LSM) systems to the latest XT technology. This will nearly double the nu

30/07/2003 Pinnacle Systems complete acquisition of Dazzle
Pinnacle Systems have completed the acquisition of the Dazzle home video editing business from SCM Microsystems. As previously announced, the companies had entered into a definitive agreement on June

30/07/2003 SignaSys implement Crispin Automation System
SignaSys have announced that Crispin Corporation's System2000 automation system has been implemented in Phase 1 of KLRU-TV's multi-phase Automation, ATSC Encoding & Server project. SignaSys and KLRU

30/07/2003 Sonic launch Real World DVD seminar series
Sonic Solutions have announced the launch of a new seminar series, entitled Real World DVD, to run through September of this year. The seminar tour, being staged in major cities throughout the US, di

30/07/2003 South Asia's new premier sports channel selects Quartz
Taj Television of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates have installed a Quartz routing and master control solution, to enhance their new premier sports channel, Ten Sports. The installation includes a f

30/07/2003 TSC announce HD video seminar dates
TSC, The Solutions Company for video and audio turnkey systems, have announced that free seminars are to be hosted at their Brentford demonstration facility, with a free copy of Final Cut Pro 4 to be

29/07/2003 Accom select Omnitek for R&D work
Test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek have announced that highly regarded, US-based equipment manufacturer Accom have purchased and installed OmniTek's innovative test and measurement solution for

29/07/2003 Animal Logic convert animation pipeline to Softimage|XSI
Animal Logic, a world-leading animation and visual effects studio recognised for their recent work on 'The Matrix Reloaded', have selected Softimage|XSI for their animation production pipeline. The A

29/07/2003 ASACA and SGL Software announce partnership
ASACA Corporation and Software Generation Limited (SGL), have announced combined support for Avid users that will enable video editors and media asset managers to easily create, share and archive giga

29/07/2003 Beadlight Technology drives new Audio Lighting Range
Beadlight Technology have developed a new range of audio lighting, based upon leading edge aerospace technology. The 'Light Wand Audio' range of console and desk lights is to be formally launched at

29/07/2003 Hearst-Argyle purchase Mercury gear from Trilogy
Trilogy Broadcast, providers of innovative and market leading intercom/talkback, signal monitoring and SPG systems, have announced that they have supplied Mercury VoIP communications equipment to Hear

29/07/2003 Munro Acoustics create Boston benchmark
UK Studio design company Munro Acoustics have completed the acoustic upgrade of the main control room at Boston Skyline Studios, a two studio facility in the city’s historic Back Bay area. Munro Acou