Broadcast News Archive for October, 2004
08/10/2004 TLM-70D composite LCD monitor now available at Holdan
Holdan Ltd has announced the arrival of the 7" DV & Composite LCD Monitor TLM-70D. With the TLM-70D, Datavideo take advantage of their knowledge as a leading supplier of Digital to Analogue Converter

08/10/2004 Union membership drive begins at Ofcom
Bectu and Prospect, the unions for staff of communications regulator Ofcom, are launching a major recruitment exercise this month. After signing a recognition deal with Ofcom, Bectu and Prospect rep

08/10/2004 XL Video supplies equipment for Apple Expo 2004
XL Video has supplied video production equipment for the recent 2004 Apple Expo in Paris. This was the third consecutive year that XL has been involved with this high profile event. The keynote speec

07/10/2004 Avid DS Nitris chosen for HD reality shows
Avid Technology has announced that postproduction teams for Fox’s ‘Casino’ and ABC’s ‘The Benefactor’ - the first two primetime reality television shows to be shot and aired in HD – have chosen the Av

07/10/2004 Charter Broadcast acquires Radio Camera Systems
Charter Broadcast, part of the Blitz Charter Group, one of the world's largest broadcast television equipment rental companies, has acquired Radio Camera Systems (RCS). Having recognised the growing

07/10/2004 HaiVision introduces hai300 series encoder/decoder
HaiVision Systems has announced the availability of the rugged and cost-effective hai300 series of encoders and decoders for security, surveillance and monitoring applications. The hai300 series is

07/10/2004 Harris Corporation to acquire Encoda Systems
Harris Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Encoda Systems Holdings, Inc., a leading global supplier of software and service solutions for the broadcast media industry, including t

07/10/2004 Jason Langley joins Twofour Productions board
Jason Langley has been appointed to the board of Twofour Productions Ltd as Commercial Director, responsible for international programme distribution, secondary rights exploitation, advertiser funded

07/10/2004 Mill complete surreal Hutchinson 3 spot
The first spot from Hutchinson 3’s new campaign about sharing goes from the bizarre to the outright surreal as two Asian techno cowboys drag a giant jellyfish back to town, feed it an illegal-looking

07/10/2004 New training bursaries for London talent announced
Fifteen talented film and television professionals are poised for a career boost after being selected for the first ever Film London Skills Bursaries. The recipients of Film London’s highly sought a

07/10/2004 Pepper completes post on new ITV thriller
Pepper has recently completed all picture postproduction, including special effects, for the television drama 'Frances Tuesday', which aired on ITV this week. The two-part drama starred Tamzin Outhwa

06/10/2004 Comcast choose Sundance Digital Titan
Comcast’s Colorado-centric channel, CET (Comcast Entertainment Television) hit the airwaves on September 1 2004 from a new Master Control facility supported by a Titan Automation package from Sundance

06/10/2004 Corinthian Television appoint new Managing Director
Corinthian Television Facilities has announced the appointment of Maurizio Cimelli as Managing Director. Cimelli joins Corinthian after three years as Managing Director of the London Playout Centre.

06/10/2004 Eyeheight highlights growing interest in HD
Rapidly growing interest in HDTV and multi-format HD/SD has been reported from IBC2004 by Eyeheight. Production companies, postproduction facilities and broadcasters worldwide are increasingly geari

06/10/2004 French reseller AV2P joins Omneon Partner Network
Omneon Video Networks has announced that AV2P, a leading reseller of broadcast products in France, has joined the Omneon Partner Network (OPN) and will promote, sell, integrate, and support the comple

06/10/2004 Leader reports successful IBC 2004
Leader Electronics has reported growing interest in multistandard signal analysers among delegates attending IBC 2004. Paul Vos, Managing Director of elQuip BV commented: "We are seeing a slow but a

06/10/2004 New report urges production companies to re-evaluate financial practices
A fresh solution is being offered to the financial management problems experienced by many television production companies. In response to the demands made by an increasingly competitive marketplace

06/10/2004 Sheffield International Documentary Festival to show more than 75 films
Now in its 10th year, the Sheffield International Documentary Festival, which runs November 8-14 2004, is the UK’s premier festival dedicated to the documentary genre and its filmmakers. With ringin

06/10/2004 Snell & Wilcox MXF Developer Tools and Player win IABM Peter Wayne Award
Snell & Wilcox was awarded this year's prestigious Peter Wayne Award for Design and Innovation for its MXF Express developer toolset and MXF Desktop file player by the International Association of Bro

05/10/2004 Advanced Broadcast Services selected by Overload TV for playout contract
Advanced Broadcast Services (ABS) has won a contract to provide playout for Overload TV, a youth channel with a weekly audience of 300,000. ABS’s work with Overload has involved more than just playo

05/10/2004 Asaca launches cartridge-free blue laser optical storage library
Asaca Corporation, a leading developer of high-capacity, high-performance data storage solutions, has introduced the world’s first blue laser optical storage library incorporating bare media. This l

05/10/2004 Channel 4 extends longstanding relationship with Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing, signal processing, master control, automation and TFT display technology, has announced that major UK broadcaster Channel 4 has utilised Pro-

05/10/2004 Cove Z-Link fits the bill
Studio and OB cameras no longer need to be restrained by the weight, bulk and limited distance of analogue triax cables. Fibre optic technology has great potential but ‘fibre backs’ from camera manu

05/10/2004 FireStore FS-2 now available from Mi Broadcast
Focus Enhancement’s FireStore FS-2 Digital Disk Recorder is designed to bring DTE Technology into the studio. With a rackmount chassis, extensive analogue and digital audio/video support and industr

05/10/2004 Live Wire Duplication increase manufacturing capacity
Live Wire Duplication, located near Gatwick in West Sussex, have recently increased their manufacturing capacity with the addition of the new Copytrax Picasso Autoprinter. The range of services offe