Broadcast News Archive for April, 2004
09/04/2004 YooMedia acquires leading gaming channel Fancy a Flutter
YooMedia, the interactive television and mobile entertainment company, has acquired the entire issued share capital of Fancy a Flutter Limited from NDS (a News Corporation company) and gaming and ente

08/04/2004 BBC launches 2004’s News Sponsorship Scheme
The BBC has launched its News Sponsorship Scheme for 2004. The scheme, now in its fifth year, awards 14 students on Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) accredited courses full funding for t

08/04/2004 BEAM.TV and IMD develop ground breaking digital delivery package
BEAM.TV and IMD (Independent Media Distribution) are working closely together to create a pioneering digital delivery package for advertising agencies. Last week saw successful completion of the UK's

08/04/2004 DK-Audio appoints new Marketing Manager
Danish manufacturer DK-Audio has appointed Rob Moodey to the key position of Marketing Manager, with responsibility for the company’s entire range of audio and video metering, test and measurement pro

08/04/2004 DNF delivers clip and VTR controls solutions for Leitch's NEO VR
DNF Controls has announced that it is working in cooperation with Leitch Technology Corporation to develop a tailored control solution based on DNF's ST300 Slow Motion Controller and clip control prod

08/04/2004 FFV selects Wexler Video package
Fast Forward Video (FFV) has announced that Wexler Video has packaged the ultra-compact Recon DVR Board into a very small, highly portable, and extremely durable recording device that has proved a cri

08/04/2004 Gee Broadcast supply Cellcast with playout services
Gee Broadcast's Geevs video servers are providing playout services for interactive cellular telephony-based broadcaster Cellcast from its new global HQ in Portland Street, London. Cellcast Technical

08/04/2004 KOCE-TV chooses Sundance Digital
KOCE-TV recently undertook an overall facility upgrade that will allow the Orange County-based public television station to deliver multiple and high-definition digital video and audio streams to home

08/04/2004 Sonifex expands Redbox range at NAB 2004
Sonifex's Redbox range of audio interfaces continues to expand with the addition of some new products which are being shown for the first time at NAB 2004. The RB-DSS10, 10-way digital source select

07/04/2004 BBC Broadcast completes Music Live trails
BBC Broadcast has created the trails for BBC Music Live, a music festival being held in Northern Ireland from April 23 to May 3. The campaign launches with master television trails on April 10, foll

07/04/2004 Colour Confidence offers ProfileMaker promotion for professionals
Colour Confidence, the colour management division of TypeMaker, has announced a special promotion on GretagMacbeth professional hardware and software, with up to 20% off the RRP. The promotion has b

07/04/2004 Framestore CFC nominated for BAFTA Craft Awards
Two Framestore CFC teams have been recognised at the highest level in this year's BAFTA Television Craft Awards. For the second consecutive year, two of the four projects short-listed for the Visual

07/04/2004 IPV enters Korean broadcast market with NeoMedia Partnership
IPV has announced a partnership agreement with NeoMedia Corporation, a leading provider of integrated broadcasting systems and IT solutions for the Korean broadcast market. IPV also announced the suc

07/04/2004 Miranda extend Densité Series
Miranda Technologies has greatly extended its Densité Series interfacing and distribution range with 23 new interface modules featuring advanced control and monitoring over IP capabilities. "The Dens

07/04/2004 NBC Olympics chose Scopus for digital video transmission
NBC Olympics is to use digital video transmission equipment manufactured by Scopus Network Technologies to transport its 24-hour, continuous coverage of the 2004 Olympic Games from Athens. NBC will

07/04/2004 Rushes post promo for The Streets
Rushes have completed post on The Streets latest promo, ‘You're Fit And You Know It.' The Streets Frontman Mike is seen walking through freezing cold London streets, looking at his holiday snaps and

07/04/2004 Teranex to showcase new image processing technology at NAB 2004
Teranex is to introduce a new line of products based on their next-generation, patented array processing chip, code named P4K. This new platform will deliver a 10x performance increase over the prev

06/04/2004 BBC Wales scores Celtic Film success
BBC Wales has picked up more awards than any other broadcaster at the Celtic Film and Television Festival Awards, which celebrate the best of film and television production from Brittany, Cornwall, Ir

06/04/2004 Custom Consoles Media Desk now in production
Designed for use in video edit suites, the new Custom Consoles Media Desk has a 1,750 mm width dual-level configuration with individual height-adjustment of the front and rear work surfaces. The rai

06/04/2004 KohaVision purchases On-Air central broadcast automation solution
Kosovo’s national independent television station, KohaVision, has purchased its second On-Air Central broadcast automation solution to automate its expanding playout to air workflow. The new system

06/04/2004 Omnia staff to deliver Broadcast Engineering paper at NAB
Scott Martin of Nautel and Frank Foti of Omnia Audio will release their joint white paper ‘Enhancing the Digital Path: Digital Multiplex (D-MPX) Connectivity’ at the Broadcast Engineering Conference t

06/04/2004 SAVVIS announces NAB plans
SAVVIS Communications Corporation, a leading global managed IP and hosting services provider, has announced it will demonstrate the range of applications that make up its Media Services Platform at th

06/04/2004 Snell & Wilcox launches new high definition compression pre-processor
Building on an installed based of more than 1,000 standard definition compression pre-processors, Snell & Wilcox has announced the introduction of the Prefix-HD CPP1000, a new multi-standard high defi

06/04/2004 Steve Nelson rejoins Telecast Fiber Systems
Telecast Fiber Systems has announced that Steve Nelson has rejoined the company in the role of Eastern US sales manager. Nelson was a central figure in the Telecast engineering and sales teams from

06/04/2004 Toshiba unveils wearable digital devices
Toshiba’s Storage Device Division (SDD) has previewed an array of innovative wearable devices based on its 0.85-inch hard disk drive (HDD) at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. Toshiba believe the product