Broadcast News Archive for September, 2003
18/09/2003 ON-AIR Systems launch broadcast management solution
ON-AIR Systems, world-leading developer of broadcast automation solutions, launched a new broadcast management solution at IBC 2003. ON-AIR Traffic is a powerful new SQL-based media library with adva

18/09/2003 Sonic debut new DVD-Audio creator software
At IBC, Sonic Solutions introduced a new version of its DVD-Audio Creator software, the leading system for professional DVD-Audio title production, that adds significant performance enhancements and n

17/09/2003 Avid to offer SGL FlashNet archive management software
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 mana

17/09/2003 EBU acquire APT audio technology
The European Broadcasting Union has adopted the use of Belfast-based APT's loss-less algorithm, apt-X, by purchasing an apt-X ISDN codec for deployment with its Euroradio satellite network. Geneva-ba

17/09/2003 Fineline Media Finance help to keep Harry Potter wizardry alive
Fineline have provided Joe Dunton & Company (JDC) with funding in excess of £300,000 to purchase new technology, to be used on the next Harry Potter movie, 'The Prisoner of Azkaban', which is currentl

17/09/2003 Gearhouse and Link Research sign contract to market LinkXP
Gearhouse Broadcast and Link Research have finalised an agreement whereby Gearhouse Broadcast will add the LinkXP digital wireless camera systems to its portfolio of Broadcast equipment. Gearhouse Br

17/09/2003 ILM choose FilmLight Northlight scanner
FilmLight, pioneers of digital film technology, have announced that Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment, has purchased its Northlight high-quality film scanner as a k

17/09/2003 Omnitek applications development continues
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek is continuing its fast-paced development programme with the launch of two new options: OmniGen Advanced Option and OmniView TimeShift. These new a

17/09/2003 Realviz MatchMover Professional 3.0 now available for Mac OS X
Realviz, a leader in image processing software development, have announced the release of MatchMover Professional 3.0 for Mac OS X. MatchMover Professional is the professional way to automatically tr

17/09/2003 Screen Fighters launch online resource
Screen Fighters is a new international web resource that has recently launched to promote the work of martial arts action fight performers. Patron of the site, Mark Strange, who has recently worked a

17/09/2003 Zandar Technologies purchase OmniTek OmniGen
Test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced that Ireland-based video processing specialists Zandar Technologies has purchased an OmniGen with the Image Capture and Motion option, as well a

16/09/2003 BBC adopts new post production process for 'Eastenders'
‘EastEnders’ is breaking new ground in post production following BBC Post Production’s successful adoption of the Avid Adrenaline editing platform. This forms part of a re-examination of the way that

16/09/2003 Broadcast Technology introduce DTCC 3000 control card
Broadcast Technology's DTCC 3000 is the central processor of the company's new 3000 series digital television rack system. The card forms an intelligent configuration portal through which all modules

16/09/2003 Chyron’s 8-Channel Aprisa RePlay features stills and clips
Chyron have announced the international launch of RePlay, the next generation Aprisa multi-channel clip and still store at IBC 2003. According to Chyron, RePlay provides unprecedented SDI I/O capacit

16/09/2003 Focus Enhancements FireStore FS-3 supports PAG batteries
Focus Enhancements, a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, have announced that its latest FireStore FS-3 disk recorder now supports popular PAG battery systems. Owners of P

16/09/2003 Framestore CFC celebrate eight in a row at Emmys
Framestore CFC has been honoured once more at the 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards making it eight in a row for the company. 'Chased By Dinosaurs', the US title given to the two 'Walking With Dinosa

16/09/2003 Harris offers ‘total solutions’ for Digital Age
Harris Corporation, Broadcast Communications Division, a leader in innovative digital solutions for both radio and television, have demonstrated the latest worldwide broadcast management offerings cov

16/09/2003 Inscriber’s Inca series integrate with newsroom automation
Inscriber, a leading provider of broadcast graphics solutions, have announced the latest releases of Inca Studio and Inca CG that feature newsroom integration capabilities with AutoCG MAX. Inca Studi

16/09/2003 Pinnacle Systems introduces Liquid Edition
Pinnacle Systems have introduced Liquid Edition, a comprehensive professional editing solution with real-time compositing, effects and DVD authoring, all within the same intuitive interface. The newe

16/09/2003 Pro-Bel wins major contract from RTE
Pro-Bel have announced that Irish national public service broadcaster RTÉ (Radio Telefís Éireann) have recently ordered a full automation and playout system with numerous Sirius routers to sit at the

16/09/2003 TSL celebrates largest systems contract to date
Television Systems Limited (TSL), UK-based independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has continued its growth with the recent announcement of its biggest ever systems integration cont

15/09/2003 BDL-Autoscript unveil latest updates at IBC
At IBC 2003 BDL-Autoscript is showing the latest version of +WinPlus+ prompting software with many new features and newsroom interfaces, including the successful implementation of the MOS protocol. +

15/09/2003 Canon release high performance HJ17eX7.7B lens
Built with environment-friendly materials, the new Canon HJ17eX7.7B improves on the specifications of the HJ16X8B which it replaces with a 1X greater zoom ratio, 7.7mm wide angle and focal length rang

15/09/2003 Digital Rapids announce CarbonHD technology
Digital Rapids have announced the release of CarbonHD, a new hardware (64bit PCI card) and software platform for the automated capture, playback, encoding, and transcoding of live high definition and

15/09/2003 Drake offer round the clock support for intercom users
The new Drake user support service, 24x7 User Support, will offer technical support, advice and guidance for Drake intercom users 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Drake is the first broadcast Interc