Broadcast News Archive for April, 2004
15/04/2004 Barco expands digital cinema team
Barco Digital Cinema has announced the appointment of Stephane Deckers as International Sales Manager and Scott Spector as US Business Manager for Digital Cinema. These two key appointments reflect

15/04/2004 CBS Sports chooses Telecast for HD golf coverage
Telecast Fiber Systems has announced that CBS Sports will utilise a number of Telecast's fiber optic systems to support its extensive coverage of PGA Tour golf events beginning this April at the MCI H

15/04/2004 Centro chooses Quantel iQ for Hong Kong facility
Award winning digital content producer Centro Digital Pictures, which creates commercial and entertainment content for film, video and interactive media, has established an iQ with QColor at the heart

15/04/2004 Leading London facility puts third FURY film recorder into production
CELCO, specialists in digital film recording systems, has announced that London based digital and optical effects company Capital FX has purchased a third FURY film recorder and put it into immediate

15/04/2004 Leitch approves Sanbolic's Melio FS for VelocityQ
Leitch Technology Corporation has announced that Sanbolic’s Melio FS shared file system for storage area networks has been tested and approved for use with the award-winning VelocityQ multi-stream non

15/04/2004 Pinnacle Systems CinéWave 4.5 launched
Pinnacle Systems has announced the immediate availability of CinéWave 4.5, the new version of the only standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) solution fully qualified by Apple for Final Cut

15/04/2004 Rushes complete post graphics on BBC Aids documentary
Rushes Post Production was recently chosen by the BBC’s prestigious Specialist Factual Department to carry out the post work on a ground-breaking new documentary on the Aids epidemic. Entitled ‘Bein

15/04/2004 SSL helps Channel 9 switch to digital
Australian broadcaster Channel 9 has moved its audio production into the digital arena by installing a Solid State Logic C100 digital broadcast console. The C100 is Channel 9’s first SSL digital audi

14/04/2004 £50m strategy to support film talent begins delivery
Skillset and the UK Film Council have announced the first of their priorities for A Bigger Future, the UK Film Skills Strategy. The five-year plan to help stabilise the industry in the face of incre

14/04/2004 da Vinci to host demonstrations of new colour correctors at NAB 2004
da Vinci Systems will host demonstrations of its new Resolve programmable, software-based colour enhancement product line at NAB 2004 booth # C9117. The scalable product family includes the Resolve

14/04/2004 Dolby showcases audio solutions at NAB 2004
Dolby Laboratories will showcase its latest audio solutions for HDTV and DTV terrestrial, cable, and satellite services at NAB 2004, booth #SU10443. Most notably, Dolby will debut its new LM100 Loud

14/04/2004 Dome Productions choose Miranda for Canada's Largest HDTV OB unit
Toronto-based Dome Productions, a leading provider of mobile television production services in Canada, has purchased Miranda systems for installation in MAJESTIC, the largest HDTV mobile production un

14/04/2004 Elite pilots undergo flight training with Zandar
F-16 fighter pilots of the United States Air Force at Truax Field in Wisconsin are trained with assistance from Zandar. In March 2004, Zandar FusionPro MultiViewers were installed in the US Air forc

14/04/2004 Greek national broadcaster chooses Synergy vision mixers for Athens Olympics
ERT, Greece's national broadcaster, has selected the Ross Synergy range of vision mixers for use in the Athens 2004 Olympics. This purchase includes three Synergy 3s and one Synergy 4, each equipped

14/04/2004 Inscriber to preview Inca Station at NAB 2004
Inscriber, a leading provider of broadcast solutions, is pleased to preview Inca Station, Inscriber's new multi-layer branding and insertion solution, at this year's NAB show. Designed for master con

14/04/2004 Scopus to upgrade MTV Networks Asia's broadcast platforms
Scopus Network Technologies has been selected to upgrade MTV Networks Asia's digital broadcast capabilities in the Asia Pacific region. The regional broadcaster, based in Singapore, will be utilisin

14/04/2004 Sundance Digital announces three new system orders
Sundance Digital has received three new system orders in the run up to NAB 2004. WISC, Morgan Murphy's CBS outlet in Wisconsin, will take delivery of a multichannel Titan Automation system for master

14/04/2004 TV4 Film goes on air with ATG Broadcast
ATG Broadcast has expanded the playout facilities at TV4 Sweden to enable transmission of a new movie channel, TV4 Film. The project centred on the expansion by ATG Broadcast of routing and output c

09/04/2004 Broadcast Production Show announces major investment in acquisition
The organisers of The Broadcast Production Show have announced a brand new line up to ensure major acquisition content at the 2004 event. Leading this will be a new feature for this year’s show – Th

09/04/2004 DK-Audio to launch remote sensing platform
DK-Audio is to launch a remote sensing platform for its modular MSD600M family of audiometers – one that gives a new perspective on surround sound monitoring. The new platform features a 19” frame fo

09/04/2004 Imagineer Systems unveils monet product
Imagineer Systems has announced that it will be showing monet, its new product for broadcast, film and video postproduction, for the first time at NAB in Las Vegas. monet is a start-to-finish solutio

09/04/2004 New arrivals welcomed at Hackenbacker
Audio post-production specialist Hackenbacker has welcomed two new additions to its Soho based facility this year. Starting with equipment, Hackenbacker has added to its already impressive line-up wi

09/04/2004 Pixelline supply Sugababes tour
Twelve James Thomas Pixelline LED battens are being used on the Sugababes current tour. These are mounted vertically in pairs along the bottom deck of the set (designed by Paul Devine), ensconced int

09/04/2004 PMC units installed throughout major new Netherlands broadcast centre
The principal Dutch broadcast company, Holland Media Groep (HMG), has completed a massive relocation of all of its studio facilities to a single site in the Hilversum Media Park. Extensive upgrading

09/04/2004 Turner Broadcasting views over 500 Signals with Zandar MultiViewers
After extensive market evaluation, Zandar DX16 multi image processors were chosen by Turner Broadcasting Systems for its new state of the art digital satellite compression centres at its satellite upl