Broadcast News Archive for September, 2003
10/09/2003 Guinness World Records recognise the Archos AV380
Archos have been awarded the Guinness World Record for their AV380 PVPR (Personal Video Player Recorder), in the category 'World's Highest Capacity Multimedia Jukebox'. The highest capacity multimedi

10/09/2003 IDX Technology at IBC 2003
Designer and manufacturer of batteries, chargers, and power supplies for the broadcast and professional video industry, IDX's ENDURA range is the established market leader in Li-ion batteries and char

10/09/2003 Macromedia Studio MX 2004 now available
Macromedia has announced the immediate availability of Macromedia Studio MX 2004, which includes major new releases of its industry-leading tools, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Studio

10/09/2003 Prime Television Ltd choose DaletPlus News Suite
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of media management tools for more than a decade, have announced that Prime Television LTD (Prime) has selected the DaletPlus News Suite solution for it

09/09/2003 Bluefish 444 ship HD|Lust for Windows
Bluefish 444 have announced the immediate availability of HD|Lust, a high definition capture and playback card featuring two HD SDI Inputs, two HD SDI Outputs, eight channels of AES/EBU Digital Audio

09/09/2003 Cameron wins IBC International Honour For Excellence
The IBC International Honour For Excellence (IHFE) has been awarded to top Hollywood director and screenwriter James Cameron. An international jury chaired by IBC's Peter Owen bestowed the honour in

09/09/2003 Creative Technology Germany choose Medialon
CT Creative Technology GmbH & Co. KG (CT Germany) recently employed Medialon Manager for SAAB’s booth presentation at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. CT Creative Techn

09/09/2003 to showcase DigiHost live at IBC
The DigiHost Platform technology is to be showcased live at IBC, supporting new Zap-Tracking and DigiSoft's suite of MHP applications, developed using DigiHost's API. As well as several European cus

09/09/2003 Framestore CFC announce new appointment
Senior Telecine Colourist Matt Turner has joined the Framestore CFC Commercials team. Turner has joined the company after eight years at The Mill, where he built a formidable reputation. Directors

09/09/2003 Major new appointment for BWPL
Jannine Waddell, former editor of BBC Travel, is the new Head of Programmes at Brian Waddell Productions Ltd (BWPL) in Northern Ireland. She resigned her post at the BBC, where, for the past four ye

09/09/2003 McMillan invest in revolutionary wireless technology
McMillan have purchased four BBC WiCam digital radio cameras for their Hires Division. This substantial investment in technology makes McMillan the only company in Europe able to sell, support and h

09/09/2003 SATRO pioneer digital cable TV in Slovakia
Canal+Technologies and Satro, one of the largest cable operators in the Republic of Slovakia, have announced the launch of the first digital cable television service in Slovakia using Canal+Technologi

08/09/2003 APT Technology make an impact at The Proms
APT’s WorldNet Milano audio codecs played an important role at this year’s Proms, by helping to ensure the success of BBC Radio 3’s 2003 Proms Season broadcasts. As part of the preparation for the 20

08/09/2003 DaletPlus gain market momentum
Dalet Digital Media Systems have announced that DaletPlus products have been adopted by 33 organizations, totalling more than 2000 workstations worldwide. The DaletPlus platform was introduced at IBC

08/09/2003 dB Broadcast launch MDF management & documentation system
At this year's IBC, dB Broadcast will launch a powerful, yet simple-to-use, Windows-based application for the management and documentation of MDF frames, utilising the popular Krone LSA-PLUS IDC syste

08/09/2003 Munro high standards recognised by new Dutch contract
UK studio design professional, Munro Acoustics, has been awarded the contract for the acoustical and interior design and fit-out of a brand new Radio-TV complex in Holland. L1 Radio-TV is a regional

08/09/2003 South West agencies join forces with Channel 4
Channel 4, the South West Regional Development Agency and South West Screen are joining forces to help bring new creative talent in the area to the small screen, as well as supporting existing talent.

08/09/2003 Thomson announce Chinese contracts for GVG
Thomson have announced more than $6 million in orders for its Grass Valley line of digital broadcast equipment from key Chinese media leaders, including China's largest broadcaster, CCTV, and several

08/09/2003 Visions choose PTV for latest OB vehicle
The compact nature of DK-Audio’s new PTV PT5202 Compact VariTime Sync Generator has proved popular with Visions, the UK’s largest independent supplier of Outside Broadcast facilities. The company has

08/09/2003 XL Video 'sex up' camera crew for ‘Men of The Year’ Awards
XL Video’s Malcolm Mellows rose to the occasion when asked to supply a crew comprising their tastiest looking, best turned out and most stylish engineers, cameramen and technicians for live video prod

05/09/2003 Blackmagic to slash cost of uncompressed HDTV capture
Blackmagic Design are to announce at IBC the "world's most advanced QuickTime PCI capture card," Blackmagic DeckLink HD. Blackmagic DeckLink HD is the first uncompressed 10 bit video PCI card priced

05/09/2003 Contour Design Perfit mouse launched
Contour Design have unveiled a new version of its highly regarded high resolution Perfit Mouse. Re-engineered to incorporate optical technology, improved reliability, and increased functionality, The

05/09/2003 David Lowen to head SysMedia
SysMedia, specialist in high-reliability production systems for interactive television, digital text and teletext services, have announced the appointment of David Lowen as chief executive officer. H

05/09/2003 GenArts reduce prices of Sapphire plug-ins
GenArts, a leading provider of digital visual effects plug-ins for the film, broadcast and video industry, have announced significant price cuts for its industry-renowned Sapphire Plug-ins on Avid Xpr

05/09/2003 Nucoda choose Bluefish444 video boards
Nucoda, developers of advanced digital media solutions, have announced that they have chosen Digital Voodoo's new Bluefish444 Windows and Linux video boards for their 'Postcode' range of solutions. B