Broadcast News Archive for September, 2003
22/09/2003 Harris Corporation conduct medium wave DRM tests in China
Harris have successfully conducted China’s first over-the-air DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale Digital Audio Broadcasting) demonstration on the Medium Wave broadcast band. The demonstration, conducted in

22/09/2003 Martin Altham joins Broadcast Technology
Broadcast Technology have announced the appointment of Martin Altham as International Sales Manager, effective from October 1. He brings 24 years of broadcast and security industry experience, havin

22/09/2003 OmniTek and Pixelmetrix alliance bears fruit
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer, OmniTek, and award-winning preventative monitoring company Pixelmetrix, have announced the launch of Quality Auditor, the first fruit of their ongoing str

22/09/2003 Public to have role in 'root and branch' review of BBC
Extensive public consultation will form part of a "root and branch" review of the BBC, Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has said. Speaking at the Royal Television Society's conference in Cambridge, the

22/09/2003 Sony win IABM innovation award
The Professional Optical disc from Sony was named as the winner of the 2003 IABM Peter Wayne Award for design and innovation. Eagerly sought after, this year's award attracted entries from across fou

22/09/2003 Trilogy announce Sentinel monitoring card & purchase by LNN
Trilogy Broadcast, providers of innovative and market leading intercom/talkback, signal monitoring and SPG equipment, have announced the introduction of a new serial digital video detector card with o

22/09/2003 Unemployment and emigration face Irish film graduates
Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) are concerned about the potential implications the demise of the Section 481 tax incentive will have on Ireland's film industry, should the Government decide to go throu

19/09/2003 Ascent Media appoint New Business Development Manager
Ascent Media Management Services have appointed Kabir Malik as New Business Development Manager. Kabir joins the Media Management sales team with over 10 years experience and will work alongside Medi

19/09/2003 Commons Committee’s backing for Film Skills Strategy welcomed
The endorsement of the Film Skills Strategy ‘A Bigger Future’ by the all-party House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, in their report ‘Is there a British Film Industry’, has been

19/09/2003 DVS add new features to CLIPSTER
Since its unveiling at NAB 2003, DVS has further redefined the real-time HD editing-workstation CLIPSTER, and new features have been implemented. After this year’s IBC DVS will start worldwide shippi

19/09/2003 FilmLight ship Truelight colour calibration system
FilmLight, pioneers of digital film technology, have announced the availability of two products from its Truelight colour calibration system – The Truelight Monitor Probe and Truelight HD. Truelight

19/09/2003 Imperial War Museum Documentary Master Class announced
The Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive are to run a Documentary Master Class for students and interested individuals on Tuesday November 25 from 10.00am - 5.00pm. Established professionals f

19/09/2003 JVC appoint Multimedia Direct as 'Professional Dealer'
Multimedia Direct (MMD), the London-based professional digital video reseller, has been appointed as a JVC Professional Dealer, enabling the company to stock the full range of JVC professional product

19/09/2003 Miranda introduce IP scope waveform and vector probe
At IBC 2003 Miranda introduced the new IP Scope waveform and vectorscope features for its Densité Control Probe range of confidence monitoring and signal measurement over IP network systems. The Den

19/09/2003 Pro-Bel launch Morpheus automation system
Pro-Bel have announced the launch of Morpheus, their next generation automation system designed from the ground up to support today’s increasingly complex transmission environments. Building on Pro-B

19/09/2003 Sonic launch MyDVD Studio Deluxe 5
Sonic Solutions have announced the launch of MyDVD Studio Deluxe 5, a major upgrade to the industry’s leading software for DVD creation. MyDVD Studio Deluxe 5 includes powerful new features such as f

19/09/2003 Thomson expand market opportunities
Thomson have detailed a series of new marketing initiatives, products, and standards efforts intended to make digital technologies more broadly accessible and affordable for broadcasters, TV productio

18/09/2003 Aurora Pipe provides solution for Apple's RT Extreme
Aurora Video Systems have announced the release of the new Aurora Pipe video capture and editing card, designed specifically to take advantage of Apple's RT Extreme capabilities while utilising all of

18/09/2003 BBC Broadcast secure seven-year contract with BBC Worldwide
BBC Broadcast, who provide channel management services to both the BBC and other companies, have secured a seven-year contract for playout and presentation of BBC Prime and BBC Food, which are owned b

18/09/2003 Cruet appoints key Production Liaison specialist
Will Wilkinson has joined leading camera and crew hire suppliers The Cruet Company as Production Liaison Manager. Cruet MD Bill Morrey said: "Will is highly experienced in the Industry and has joined

18/09/2003 Daniel Hurley to head Digital Media Division of Evolutions Television
As part of an ongoing expansion of its facilities, Evolutions Television has increased its graphics capabilities to offer clients a full graphics creation to digital content delivery service. The com

18/09/2003 DTI publish digital television report
The TV industry has been challenged to seize the opportunity to make sure the consumer gets the most out of digital TV. E-commerce Minister, Stephen Timms, also published new research which shows tha

18/09/2003 Euphonix and DK-Audio cooperate at IBC
Console manufacturer Euphonix have complimented the surround capabilities of their System 5 film console by showing it at IBC in conjunction with a DK-Audio Master Stereo Display 600M meter. The dist

18/09/2003 Griplet purchase Galaxy Crane
Griplet, who supply grips, crane operators and equipment to the industry, has recently invested in the new Galaxy Crane. Griplet executive, Davina Young, said: “Being state of the art, the equipment

18/09/2003 Megahertz complete BBC Scotland OB order
Cambridge based Megahertz Broadcast Systems have completed a contract for a digital radio production and recording vehicle for BBC Scotland. The vehicle, based on a DAF 19-ton rigid chassis, is equip