Broadcast News Archive for August, 2003
18/08/2003 Crow TV expand facility with Avid
Crow TV have placed an order for 18 Avid Media Composer Adrenaline systems and an Avid Unity LANShare EX 3TB central storage system, and have upgraded two of their Avid Symphony systems to the latest

18/08/2003 Digital Arts World cancelled while LEAF suspended
Digital Arts World (DAW), the exhibition dedicated to the 3D and special effects market, has been cancelled and LEAF, the London Effects and Animation Festival that was planned to run alongside DAW, h

18/08/2003 Information Today appoint Joel Unickow
Information Today have appointed Joel Unickow as Associate Publisher of the 'Streaming Media Industry Sourcebook', a new annual publication for organisations implementing rich media. Unickow was for

18/08/2003 NRK invest in generationQ integrated system
Norwegian state broadcaster NRK have ordered a substantial Quantel generationQ integrated News/Sport production system through Quantel's Norway distributor, 2mtv, who are also managing the systems int

18/08/2003 Trilogy's Mercury IP installed at BAE Systems
Trilogy Broadcast have installed their ground-breaking Mercury IP communications system into the Battlespace Management Evaluation Centre at BAE Systems in Farnborough. Mercury will be used to provid

15/08/2003 Arista Story Editor Workshop announced
Arista's 'Professional Refresher' Advanced Story Editor Workshop, targeted at graduates of previous Arista's Story Editor Workshops and experienced developers, producers, writers and directors from ac

15/08/2003 Broadcast Technology release DTCA3000 CA decoder
Broadcast Technology's new DTCA 3000 digital television conditional access transport stream de-scrambler decodes all major CA formats. Available now and occupying a single slot in the DTRS 3000 chass

15/08/2003 CPC acquire CCaption Mac software line
CPC have acquired the acclaimed CCaption Mac-based closed captioning software line from Leapfrog Productions. CPC, the leading PC-based captioning software developer, is now the only company that off

15/08/2003 DPI announce first Japanese demonstration of DC2K projector
Digital Projection International and their joint venture partner NEC Viewtechnology have carried out the first commercial demonstration of the cS25 projection system in Tokyo, Japan. The cS25 is the

15/08/2003 MTV chose mokey version 3
Imagineer Systems have announced that MTV On-Air Promos have purchased mokey version 3. The purchase will allow MTV to overcome problems it has encountered when trying to key musicians out of shots t

15/08/2003 NTI fire up Dragon Burn 3.0 for Mac OS X
NewTech Infosystems (NTI) have announced a new, more robust version for Mac OS X desktop and PowerBook notebook computer users. Dragon Burn V3.0 provides Mac users (including Jaguar) with performance

15/08/2003 Rushes complete new Ford Mondeo commercial
Rushes have completed post production work on a new commercial for Ford Mondeo, which features the much loved cartoon duo Tom and Jerry. With the endorsement of Warner Brothers, Rushes have used thei

15/08/2003 Verbatim choose Sonic for CD/DVD creation
Sonic Solutions have announced that Verbatim have selected Sonic's complete, integrated line of CD/DVD creation, copy, backup and playback applications for its new DVD+/- Producer 44 Dual Format DVD d

14/08/2003 @Voytek install M100 844x editing system
As the first post house in Covent Garden to install the new lightning fast multi-layer real-time composting and editing system, the M100 844x, @Voytek hope to raise the bar for what post houses can of

14/08/2003 Film Council announce world's first 'E-Premiere'
In a globally groundbreaking move, on Friday September 5 new UK feature film 'This is not a Love Song', written by Simon Beaufoy (The Full Monty) and directed by Bille Eltringham (The Darkest Light) w

14/08/2003 High Wire upgrade with Avid Unity
After focusing on upgrades to their online and graphics departments earlier in the year, including the installation of an Avid DS suite, Dublin post house High Wire haven't forgotten the importance of

14/08/2003 New Birmingham production company launches
A radical and exciting new company, antidote produxions, have recently been impressing clients with their modern and professional attitude towards video production. Based in the Custard Factory, a fa

14/08/2003 Sales of Sonic DVD software soar
Sonic Solutions have announced that the sales of their desktop DVD creation applications, Sonic MyDVD and DVDit!, have topped the six million unit mark. The announcement of this six million unit mil

14/08/2003 Saudi Arabian broadcaster to install PTV video generators
UK-based broadcast systems integrator All Systems International (ASI) have placed an order with Danish metering specialist DK-Audio for three PTV PT5230 digital video generators. The PT5230s, which f

14/08/2003 SSL to provide NBA Entertainment with C100 Digital Broadcast Console
Solid State Logic are to provide NBA Entertainment with a 96-channel, 48 fader C100 new generation Digital Broadcast Console, to streamline audio operations at the NBAE state-of-the-art production fac

14/08/2003 Twofour Productions win 'Flaming Barbecues' commission
With heat waves the order of the day and the gardens becoming the 'new living space,' Discovery Home and Leisure have commissioned Twofour Productions to produce 'Flaming Barbecues', a ten part half h

13/08/2003 Avid appoint UK Regional Sales Manager
Jayson Chase has joined Avid Technology Europe Ltd as UK Regional Sales Manager for direct Post operation in the UK. His remit is to extend direct post-production sales throughout the UK, excluding L

13/08/2003 Codemasters decide on NXN alienbrain Studio
NXN Software have announced that top video game publisher and developer Codemasters have signed up for NXN alienbrain Studio. Codemasters will equip all its game studios with more than 200 seats of N

13/08/2003 Encoda opens further regional sales office
Encoda Systems' Media Management Solutions Division has opened a regional office in South Florida. Marcos Santos, Encoda vice president of Latin American sales and Pat Garst-Napier, Encoda media ser

13/08/2003 IOV announce 2004 Convention
The Institute of Videographers have announced that their Annual Convention and Trade Exhibition will remain at the National Motorcycle Museum for a further two years. IOV2004 will take place on May 6