Broadcast News Archive for June, 2004
30/06/2004 Bella Corporation ships new keyboard products
Bella Corporation, a leading supplier of digital video solutions, has announced the immediate availability of its new Professional Series, Advantage Series, and DV Keyboards. The keyboards, introduce

30/06/2004 Compulite Vectors at Richard Martin Lighting
Richard Martin Lighting have a well-established reputation for bringing their customers new and innovative products and their latest purchase is no exception. The company's search for a control syste

30/06/2004 EFILM Selects Barco and SGI Professional Services
To upgrade its four Digital Intermediate (DI) suites from 1K to 2K projection, EFILM LLC, a cutting-edge digital film laboratory in Hollywood, chose Barco Digital Cinema and a new offering of product

30/06/2004 HaiVision Systems appoints VP Marketing and International Sales
Montreal based HaiVision Systems, formerly Hajtek Vision, originally formed to acquire the broadband conferencing and video communication assets of Miranda Media Networks in May 2004, has officially l

30/06/2004 Hot Animation purchase fourth MRMC rig
Hot Animation (part of the Hits Entertainment group), has ordered another motion control Panther dolly conversion, this time with the new Ulti-Head. This will be Hot Animation's fourth motion contro

30/06/2004 Manchester poised to exploit BBC move north
The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) and North West Vision (NWV) have welcomed yesterday’s announcement by the BBC that it is to move significant production and commissioning out of London

30/06/2004 Pepper flourishes in first year of trading
Following Pepper’s management buy out last year, and what was consequently touted to be a tough year for the facilities house, turnover is on target to achieve its forecast with a 15% net profit. Thi

30/06/2004 Pixel Farm to unveil PFTrack 2.0 at IBC 2004
The Pixel Farm will be unveiling a number of new products and technologies at IBC 2004. The show will also see the first public demonstration of The Pixel Farm’s long-term development strategy and h

29/06/2004 AJA Video Systems' Io receives Final Cut Pro HD qualification
AJA Video Systems’ Io FireWire Interface for editing on the Power Mac G5 and G4 has been qualified by Apple for use with its award-winning Final Cut Pro HD editing software. Qualification is achieved

29/06/2004 BBC Charter Renewal proposals submitted to DCMS
The BBC has today published its long-awaited contribution to the DCMS consultation and debate on Charter Renewal in 2006, with Chairman Michael Grade stating, "status quo is not an option." The submi

29/06/2004 Custom Consoles introduces noise-reduction bay
A new addition to the Custom Consoles Media Desk range of studio and graphic workstation furniture, the MD5003 noise-reduction bay accommodates 27 U of equipment. It has a 6mm laminated clear-glass

29/06/2004 Dischromatics complete successful trip to Sony DADC
Following on from the recent new agreement between Dischromatics Ltd and Sony DADC, Managing Director Stewart Spencer and Sales Manager Gareth Spencer were invited to the Austrian company’s headquarte

29/06/2004 Gearhouse Broadcast powers up with Anton/Bauer batteries
Gearhouse Broadcast, has recently made a substantial investment in Anton/Bauer battery systems. After intensive market research on power products, Gearhouse found that Anton/Bauer provided the best

29/06/2004 JVC announce plans for IBC 2004
The JVC booth at IBC 2004 is to have a 'fresh look', emphasising a total commitment to HDV and new media for the broadcast, professional and industrial markets. Two products sure to generate much in

29/06/2004 Mill ‘Mountain’ awarded Cannes Lion Grand Prix
The Mill production Playstation ‘Mountain’ has been honoured with arguably the most prestigious prize in advertising, the Cannes Lions Grand Prix. According to the 22-strong judging panel, Mountain

29/06/2004 Sonifex to show new products at IBC 2004
Sonifex is to show a range of new products on stand 8.561 at the IBC 2004 exhibition, adding to its successful current portfolio. The S2 is a new, small format, modular digital I/O analogue radio br

28/06/2004 Associated Press and Convera strike strategic agreement
The Associated Press and Convera Corporation have announced a strategic agreement whereby Convera’s RetrievalWare will be used for categorising, searching and distributing multimedia content within th

28/06/2004 Avid ships fully integrated production suite
Avid Technology has announced the worldwide availability of its revolutionary Avid Xpress Studio all-in-one production suite. Designed for DV professionals, the award-winning Avid Xpress Studio syst

28/06/2004 BBC Broadcast dominates 2004 Promax Awards
BBC Broadcast has dominated the international categories at this year’s PROMAX Awards ceremony held recently at the New York Hilton Hotel and Towers. This year’s awards show, hosted by actor Michael

28/06/2004 Broadcast Technology receivers selected for Iraqi Media Network Project
Broadcast Technology has been chosen by Harris Corporation to supply equipment for the Iraqi Media Network Project. The IMN project, on behalf of the erstwhile Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA),

28/06/2004 Curious gFx helps create movie magic in top film effects facilities
Curious gFx, the latest groundbreaking product from Curious Software, is winning plaudits from the international postproduction community and has already been used to great effect on a number of prest

28/06/2004 RTL Group increases stake in Croatian TV channel RTL Televizija
RTL has reached an agreement with Pinta TV3 a acquire its 25% stake in RTL Televizija, the Zagreb-based television channel. Under the terms of the agreement, RTL Group's shareholding in RTL Televizi

28/06/2004 The Machine Room lands Fish
The Machine Room has lured Richard Fish from Ascent Media to head up business development for its restoration, film mastering, high definition and duplication businesses. Fish’s remit will be to att

28/06/2004 The Matchbox selects Snell & Wilcox Ukon
Facing an increasing demand for HD outputs of both commercials and longform programming, leading Brussels post house The Matchbox has installed a Snell & Wilcox Ukon universal standards converter, the

25/06/2004 JLCooper expand range At IBC
With over 20 years experience in controller design and development, JLCooper now has one of the most comprehensive ranges of broadcast and postproduction controllers for edit workstations, VTs and vid