Broadcast News Archive for September, 2003
15/09/2003 Leitch to introduce new NLE hardware controllers
Leitch Technology have unveiled the JOG-5000 and FAD-5000, two new hardware controllers for the award-winning VelocityQ/Quattrus multi-stream non-linear editing system and Velocity dual-stream NLE. T

15/09/2003 Miller launch Solo DV tripod at IBC
Miller’s new SOLO DV tripod enhances Miller's 75mm production tripod range by combining silk-smooth fluid pan & tilt with an ultra light, rock solid spreaderless tripod. Add to that selectable counte

15/09/2003 MTV Networks Europe’s ‘super-digital’ broadcast solution
MTV Networks Europe will be one of the first networks to implement a new “super-digital” broadcast solution that claims to reduce the production process and 'time to air' by up to a third. IBM, along

15/09/2003 Second series of Ealtainn to air
The second series of the CCG funded arts programme Ealtainn, from Stornoway based production company Mactv, is to be broadcast on BBC2 Scotland. This series promises to be as interesting and diverse

15/09/2003 Vistek launch expanded fibre optic range at IBC
Although several modular interface manufacturers can now offer some fibre optic interfaces, few can provide the range of products now being delivered by Vistek. There are converters for both SD and H

12/09/2003 Brick House Video showcase VTB-2D at IBC
Brick House Video's VTB-2D - the newly launched, competitively priced, broadcast specification SDI/composite hybrid rack-mount 1RU switcher - is attracting attention at IBC 2003 (Stand 11-118). The f

12/09/2003 G-SAM continue European expansion at IBC
G-SAM, the world's first global trade association dedicated to accelerating the uptake of asset management technologies, has made its official European debut at IBC 2003 with a booth (8.658), press co

12/09/2003 Geevs plays out commercials for HK Cable TV
HK Cable TV has installed two Geevs Servers from Gee Broadcast in their Hong Kong facility for commercial playout. The Geevs servers were supplied through Macostar who are Gee Broadcast’s distributors

12/09/2003 Kingston inmedia at IBC 2003
Kingston inmedia, the 2003 World Teleport Association Operator of the Year, will be revealing its Customer Controlled Playout solution at IBC 2003 (stand 1:339). This competitive new playout platform

12/09/2003 Link Research launches new digital wireless camera system
Link Research is adding a second digital wireless camera system to its range - the LinkXP2 with reverse camera control for sports applications. Link is also launching a new digital Triax solution to

12/09/2003 Phantasia Broadcast show latest in automation
Phantasia Broadcast, specialists in digital automation systems for broadcasters of single or multiple television channels, are to demonstrate the very latest features of the Phantasia Automation Syst

12/09/2003 Pixel Power announces new software release
UK-based company, Pixel Power, have unveiled a major new software release for its established range of proprietary hardware character generator systems at IBC in Amsterdam. Available in October, the

12/09/2003 TSL selects Pro-Bel for new project
Pro-Bel have announced at IBC in Amsterdam that Television Systems Limited (TSL), the UK-based independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has selected extensive Pro-Bel routing equipme

11/09/2003 Chyron unveils C-Mix layering for Duet
Chyron, a leading developer of television broadcast solutions, will make the first international showing of C-Mix, a powerful new 1 RU multi-layer video mixer designed for use with Chyron’s Duet line

11/09/2003 FilmLight launches Baselight grading system
FilmLight, pioneers of digital film technology, announced today the worldwide release of Baselight, its advanced digital film grading and finishing system. Baselight is a third generation product, de

11/09/2003 Inscriber previews next generation RTX
Inscriber, a leading provider of broadcast solutions, is previewing Inca RTX at this year’s IBC show. Inca RTX is the latest addition to Inscriber’s innovative Inca series of professional broadcast s

11/09/2003 Megahertz announce new BBC Technology contract
UK-based systems integrator, Megahertz Broadcast Systems has won a contract with BBC Technology to design and install a new radio vehicle for the BBC, for use on the station's news broadcasts. The ve

11/09/2003 Pixel Power improves newsroom Gfx workflow
Pixel Power Ltd, a provider of graphics and character generator products to the broadcasting industry, have made major graphics workflow improvements for both MOS enabled and iNews ControlAir Newsroom

11/09/2003 Quartz and Sundance announce working partnership
Quartz Electronics, a leading provider of routers and master control switchers, and Sundance Digital, a major provider of cost-effective, high-performance automation solutions for broadcast master con

11/09/2003 Skyline introduce DataMiner monitoring solution
Skyline Communications will present their cutting-edge DataMiner monitoring and control solution at IBC 2003 in Amsterdam. DataMiner, a milestone in the industry, is the first solution truly capable

11/09/2003 SMG show profitable interims for half-year
SMG's half-year interim results have shown that all the group's businesses have remained profitable, despite the continuation of the advertising downturn during the first half of 2003. The six months

10/09/2003 'Asylum' shooting begins in Leeds
Shooting has begun in Leeds on 'Young Adam' director David Mackenzie's new film, 'Asylum'. The production will move from Leeds to locations in and around Dublin with a wrap scheduled for mid-October.

10/09/2003 Berlin’s recording studio re-equip with SSL
Teldex Studios, a facility with a long and illustrious history, has completely re-built its main control room and installed a 96-channel Solid State Logic 9000J series console as its centrepiece. Pre

10/09/2003 BOXmedia 'Leeds' the way
Many television companies and independent producers are choosing Leeds, both as a background location and for the best in production resources and staffing. At the forefront of this major offensive b

10/09/2003 Gigawave showcase wireless camera system at IBC
The latest addition to the Gigawave range of digital products is a clip-on version of the highly successful dockable D-Cam wireless camera system, which was launched at IBC last year. The ease of ope