Broadcast News Archive for August, 2004
10/08/2004 New CD & DVD solutions from RAM
RAM Peripherals Ltd and RAM Technologies Ireland have introduced two new Rimage product lines offering unbeatable power and simplicity but with an affordability never seen before. Ram Peripherals and

10/08/2004 New from Digital Rapids at IBC
At IBC 2004, Hall 7 Stand No. 641 Digital Rapids will be demonstrating a number of new products, including: StreamZ - A powerful media ingest, encoding and transcoding platform featuring concurrent en

09/08/2004 'Omagh' leads trio of prestigious festival selections for Irish films
The Irish Film Board (IFB) co-financed feature 'Omagh' has just been selected for official competition at the prestigious San Sebastian Film Festival. The Hells Kitchen International/Tiger Aspect pr

09/08/2004 BBC chooses Delec intercom system
The BBC has contracted to purchase a Delec intercom system from UK distributor Aspen Media for its refurbished and extended Broadcasting House headquarters and broadcast centre in London’s West End.

09/08/2004 Dubai TV installs Chyron CODI-Strator
Chyron Corporation has announced that Dubai TV, a leading broadcaster in the Middle East, has taken delivery of CODI-Strator, Chyron's digital telestration sketchpad, for its Sports Network. The ins

09/08/2004 IFB launches free test screening programme
The Irish Film Board has launched a free test screening programme whereby producers and distributors can avail of using test audiences to assist in the completion and marketing of their films. This

09/08/2004 Media 100 to showcase new products at IBC 2004
Media 100 will showcase its latest product offerings in the Optibase booth at IBC 2004 in Hall 2, stand #249, and make several key announcements relating to the future development of its flagship 844/

09/08/2004 Turner to digitise assets and bring entertainment transmission in house
Following a thorough review of all strategic options for the future of the playout of its entertainment channels, Turner Broadcasting System Europe (TBS) Limited is bringing transmission in-house. T

09/08/2004 Unions lobby Assembly over ITV Wales future
Bectu and the NUJ have lobbied the Welsh Assembly over the future of ITV Wales. A delegation from the unions met with Alun Pugh, Minister for Culture, Welsh Language and Sport in the Welsh Assembly,

09/08/2004 Vinten launch Quattro S pedestal
The Quattro S - small base studio pedestal, is Vinten’s latest addition to the Quattro range, synonymous with studio and OB production for its unrivalled functionality and stunning ergonomics. This n

06/08/2004 Ascent Media opt for Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Platinum
Ascent Media will maintain the highest picture quality in Asia with the help of a set of top-of-the-line Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Platinum Ph.C standards converters. Delivered by Electro-Acoustics S

06/08/2004 BBC Broadcast & BBC Post Production complete Olympics title sequence
BBC Broadcast and BBC Post Production have collaborated to produce the title sequence for BBC Sport’s coverage of the 2004 Athens Olympics. The sequence follows a torch bearer as he awakens the Olym

06/08/2004 Bebob launch new 3-in-1 lighting unit
Lux is a new three-in-one multi-purpose light from Bebob. It is highly versatile and practical to fulfil a wide variety of on-location requirements. Bristling with features this serves as a three-in-

06/08/2004 Hamlet to launch Flexiscope at IBC
Announced at NAB this year, the revolutionary Flexiscope will be available for purchase right off the Hamlet stand at IBC 2004. Flexiscope is a completely new platform for digital test and measuremen

06/08/2004 Kelseus unveils Antics Pre-Viz
Kelseus, specialist in intelligent 3D animation, has announced the launch of Antics Pre-Viz, its unique pre-visualisation product that uses intelligent real time 3D animation technology. Aimed at th

06/08/2004 Relfecmedia ships Mattenee V1.0
Chroma key specialist Reflecmedia has announced the release of Mattenee, a new range of software plug-ins designed for use with its studio and portable Chromatte solutions. Developed by The Pixel Far

06/08/2004 Skillset Film Skills Fund calls for applications
Skillset's Inside Pictures, the film business-training programme funded by the Skillset Film Skills Fund, is now accepting applications. Comprising three intensive one-week modules, Skillset's Inside

06/08/2004 Steljes Hire supplies ‘Love on a Saturday Night’
Steljes Hire has supplied a range of audio visual products to ITV 1’s new primetime Saturday night dating show, ‘Love on a Saturday Night’. The show, which sees Davina McCall helping people find thei

05/08/2004 Alias heads for Siggraph 2004
Alias has unveiled its line up of events for this year’s Siggraph tradeshow in Los Angeles. Siggraph 2004 marks Alias’ debut as an independent company following the completion of Alias’ acquisition b

05/08/2004 BBC reaches Dalek agreement with Terry Nation Estate
Mal Young, BBC Controller of Continuing Drama Series, and Tim Hancock, agent for the Terry Nation Estate, have announced that the infamous Daleks will return in the new series of ‘Doctor Who’, current

05/08/2004 Brick House Video’s Neptune tops list for IBC showcase
Brick House Video’s award winning and expanded suite of products is to be exhibited on Stand 11.118 at IBC 2004. Neptune, Brick House Video’s Dual SDI Frame Synchroniser, will make its European debu

05/08/2004 Eyeheight irisLite chosen for Russian OB vehicle
Moscow-based Matrix Engineering Group has chosen an Eyeheight irisLite eight-input SDI vision mixer for installation in an outside broadcast vehicle. Selected for its compact size and high versatili

05/08/2004 Masstech and Sundance Digital announce collaboration
Masstech Group, a leading provider of software and embedded hardware broadcast workflow solutions, and Sundance Digital, a leading supplier of high-performance broadcast automation systems, have under

05/08/2004 Network Electronics appoints Quest Marketing as Manufacturers Representative
Network Electronics’ growing presence in the southeastern US is receiving yet another boost as Quest Marketing, a manufacturer’s representative serving the southeastern US and Puerto Rico, has signed

05/08/2004 PESA expands with new appointments and promotions
PESA Switching Systems, provider of analogue and digital video and audio equipment, has announced a series of appointments and promotions designed to advance product sales and foster stronger relation