Broadcast News Archive for October, 2004
13/10/2004 Pro-Bel technology supports Scopus in Far East success
Pro-Bel, manufacturer and supplier of routing, signal processing, master control, automation and TFT monitors, has announced that Scopus Network Technologies, a leading supplier of digital compression

13/10/2004 Snell & Wilcox IQ solutions to serve as backbone for new Turner HD network
Turner Entertainment Group, the world's largest broadcast system with integrated monitoring and control capabilities, has selected Snell & Wilcox IQ Modular intelligent infrastructure solutions to ser

13/10/2004 Sonic AuthorScript licensed for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Sonic AuthorScript, the world’s leading DVD and CD formatting and burning engine, has been included in Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, Microsoft’s recently unveiled flagship consumer operating s

13/10/2004 US award for RTÉ documentary
An RTE 'True Lives' documentary, which investigated the murder in Burundi of the Tipperary born Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Michael Courtney, has won a top award at a US film festival. 'Assassination -

12/10/2004 dB Broadcast wins BBC OB order
dB Broadcast, one of the UK's largest independent broadcast systems integrators, has won an order from BBC Resources to manage the technical fit-out of a large radio OB vehicle. The 13.5 metre trail

12/10/2004 EVS and DNF Controls provide instant clip playout for game show production
DNF Controls has announced that EVS Broadcast Equipment has integrated DNF's standalone ST450 Shotbox with the EVS AirBox XT production server to enable rapid clip recall in fast-paced live broadcasts

12/10/2004 HaiVision announces trade-in programme for Amnis and Optivision video encoders/decoders
HaiVision Systems has announced a trade-in credit of up to 33% off the purchase price of its hai500 series codec systems for any installed Amnis and Optivision NAC-3000 and NAC-4000 series MPEG-2 enco

12/10/2004 Macromedia offers new non-commercial license option for Flex
Macromedia has announced the Macromedia Flex non-commercial deployment licensing programme. The programme will enable qualified individuals, including students, technology educators and individual d

12/10/2004 RTV Drenthe goes on air with Pinnacle Systems Vortex
Pinnacle Systems has announced that RTV Drenthe, the regional Netherlands broadcaster, has gone on air with the networked installation of its Vortex PS100 news production system. The deployment is p

12/10/2004 SMG plc completes disposal of 25% stake in GMTV
Further to the earlier announcement on May 10 2004, the board of Scottish Media Group plc ("SMG") has announced today that SMG has completed the disposal of its 25% stake in GMTV Limited to ITV plc fo

12/10/2004 Sonifex debut at Broadcast India 2004
Sonifex are exhibiting at Broadcast India 2004 in Mumbai for the first time, on stand C51. In conjunction with their Indian distributor, Comcon Industries, they are showing a range of new products.

12/10/2004 Studio Network Solutions’ SANmp chosen by Granada
Granada Television, a division of ITV plc, recently installed Studio Network Solutions ’ SANmp in 10 of its 14 editing suites at the broadcaster’s Bristol location. SANmp is multi-platform volume ma

11/10/2004 Chyron ships HyperX HD graphics system
Chyron Corporation has begun shipping the Duet HyperX HD graphics system to US customers, including Turner Studios in Atlanta, WJW-TV in Cleveland, and KAKM-TV in Anchorage, Alaska. The Duet HyperX

11/10/2004 FOCUS Enhancements release new DV mixer line
Holdan Ltd, UK and RoI Master Distributor for FOCUS Enhancements Inc., a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, has announced the release of two new Digital Vision mixers - th

11/10/2004 Hugh Heinsohn appointed President of Digital Vision US
Digital Vision, the leader in image processing for postproduction, has announced that Hugh Heinsohn has been appointed President of the company's US subsidiary. Heinsohn will be responsible for opera

11/10/2004 New BWPL documentary to be screened in wake of Meyer death
‘Russ Meyer: King Of Sexploitation’ is a landmark one-hour documentary for Five about the “founding father of independent filmmaking”. It was commissioned several months ago from leading Northern Ir

11/10/2004 New Director of Strategy for BBC World Service Trust appointed
Julia Moffett has been appointed Director of Strategy, BBC World Service Trust, a new position to help direct the future work and growth of the trust. The trust is the BBC's charity which mobilises

11/10/2004 OmniBus automates new digital plant
OmniBus Systems, the award-winning provider of comprehensive automation and video content management solutions to the global broadcast industry, has announced that Connecticut Public Broadcasting’s ne

11/10/2004 Outpost Digital opens in London
In response to the growing demand for end-to-end HD postproduction, Outpost Digital is opening up at 16-19 Gresse Street, in Soho, London. The facility, part of the Outpost Digital Group in New York

11/10/2004 TerraTec launches new video-editing solution for beginners
TerraTec Electronic, a leading European multimedia manufacturer, has announced the release of its DV 800 video-editing solution, packed with an unprecedented combination of accessories included as sta

08/10/2004 DK-Technologies strengthens sales team
DK-Technologies has boosted its international sales team with the appointment of Lars Beyer, who joins the company as sales manager with primary responsibility for Europe and Asia. Beyer, 39, has nea

08/10/2004 Fast Forward Video launches Mini DVR Pro
Fast Forward Video has launched its new ultra-compact Mini DVR Pro, a standalone, handheld, pocket-sized digital video recorder with exceptional image quality, featuring scalable Motion-JPEG (MJPEG) c

08/10/2004 New Korean distributorship for Pyser-SGI appointed
Pyser-SGI Limited has announced the signing of an agreement with D2NET for the exclusive UK/Ireland distributorship for TV-Logic branded LCD HD monitors and other HDTV products. Both TV-Logic manufa

08/10/2004 Serious Fraud Office searches for evidence with Convera technology
Convera has announced that its RetrievalWare technology has been selected as a key component of the Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) electronic case investigation system, Docman, developed by LogicaCMG.

08/10/2004 Telecine artist Jamie Wilkinson joins The Mill
After eight years at VTR, telecine artist Jamie Wilkinson has decided to join The Mill to further raise his profile in the world of commercials. Wilkinson - whose recent credits include Cris Mudge’s