Broadcast News Archive for September, 2004
09/09/2004 Sonic launches MyDVD Studio Deluxe 6
Sonic Solutions has launched MyDVD Studio Deluxe 6, a significant upgrade to the industry’s easiest, most complete, award-winning consumer DVD and CD creation software. MyDVD Studio Deluxe 6 include

09/09/2004 Sundance Digital to display Titan automation system at IBC 2004
Sundance Digital has announced that its Titan automation solution will be on display at IBC 2004 controlling the first public demonstration of SeaChange International’s revolutionary MediaClient clien

08/09/2004 Coastal Productions commissioned for BBC Daytime drama special
Alison Sharman, Controller of BBC Daytime, has commissioned North East England production company Coastal Productions to make a one-off drama for 2005 starring Robson Green. ‘Beaten’, made by Green's

08/09/2004 Deltron Emcon launches new range of HDTV video patching products
Deltron Emcon, the UK based manufacturer behind the long established and well-respected 'Media Products' brand, is to launch a new range of HDTV patch panels at IBC 2004. in the UK and Europe have bee

08/09/2004 Dreamtek upgrading Hackney facility
Dreamtek is currently improving its offices to include a fully working music studio, demo room and training facility, all in the heart of the East End at Well St, Hackney. Dreamtek believes the comp

08/09/2004 Jimmy Kawalek joins Digigram to lead EtherSound expansion
Digigram, specialists in innovative digital audio network solutions, has announced that US-based Jimmy Kawalek has been hired as worldwide Business Development Manager for the licensing program of Dig

08/09/2004 JSAT expands distribution capacity with Snell & Wilcox
JSAT, the largest satellite operator in Asia, has expanded its video distribution capacity, supported by a complete set of Snell & Wilcox IQ Modular intelligent infrastructure products for conversion,

08/09/2004 Pro-Bel continues US sales growth with Deluxe Digital
Pro-Bel is continuing its US sales success with the announcement that Deluxe Digital Studios, part of Deluxe Media Services, owned by Rank Group plc, has ordered and installed a comprehensive Sirius r

08/09/2004 root6 Technology to introduce new version 1.2 software for ContentAgent at IBC
At IBC 2004 root6 Technology are to announce a new version 1.2 software for ContentAgent, the dedicated workflow tool for automating the capture, conversion and distribution of compressed digital file

08/09/2004 Warm welcome for major new 3D graphics event
Industry leaders have welcomed the announcement of a major new event for the 3D graphics community, which will take place in the fourth quarter of 2004. The CGI festival will cover both the North an

07/09/2004 AKM launch low power A/D and D/A converter
AKM, a leading supplier of audio ICs for professional and consumer markets, has released the AK4555, a low power-consuming, simple 20-bit stereo A/D and D/A converter, designed to meet the latest tren

07/09/2004 Brick House Video's award winning dual SDI frame synchroniser debuts at IBC 2004
Neptune, Brick House Video’s dual SDI frame synchroniser and recipient of TV Technology's coveted STAR award at NAB 2004 for innovation and excellence, is to make its European debut at IBC 2004 in Sta

07/09/2004 British Library Sound Archive chooses Fostex
The British Library has purchased six Fostex FR-2 Field Memory Recorders to record events on location to add to the huge variety of material kept in its Sound Archive. The Library is one of the great

07/09/2004 Miller SOLO goes walkabout
Australian Freelance cinematographer Craig Watkins has shot almost everything for everyone in Australian television’s commercial and lifestyle circles. While he stands by his tried and true old supp

07/09/2004 Muse Research launches a first with Receptor
Newly-formed Muse Research has launched with Receptor, a sophisticated but simple-to-operate VST instrument and effects player for studio and live applications. The problem with many VST instruments

07/09/2004 Sony Pictures Digital Networks launches new upgrades
Sony Pictures Digital Networks has announced a series of upgrades for its Vegas Movie Studio, ACID Music Studio and Sound Forge Audio Studio products. With numerous new features developed from Sony’s

07/09/2004 The Mill creates ‘mini-me’ for Abbey
‘Plasma’ is the first spot in a new three-fold campaign from Abbey, created by The Mill. An average 20-something guy walks into his living room to find a mini version of himself, wearing a T-shirt e

07/09/2004 Tony Bellamy joins Pharos from Quantel
Pharos Communications has announced the appointment of Tony Bellamy as International Sales Manager, reporting to Sales & Marketing Director Roger Heath. He joins from Quantel where he was Global Pro

06/09/2004 ATG Broadcast upgrades ‘Newsround’ digital studio
ATG Broadcast, one of Europe's leading broadcast system integrators, has upgraded the BBC's ‘Newsround’ digital studio and relocated it from Studio 2 at Television Centre to the East Tower. Located

06/09/2004 Audio-Technica microphones chosen for Athens
Viewed by an audience estimated at four billion, Jack Morton Worldwide’s production of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies utilised Audio-Technica microphones and wireless sys

06/09/2004 Compulite Vector used on ‘The Dome 31’
The Compulite Vector console has recently been used on the RTL television production of ‘The Dome 31’. Filmed on September 3 at the Frankenhalle in Nuremberg, the three hour mega-show, which has run

06/09/2004 Marcus Morgan joins NaturalMotion
NaturalMotion, an innovative British developer of dynamic motion synthesis technology, has announced the appointment of Marcus Morgan as endorphin Senior Product Specialist. Morgan joins NaturalMoti

06/09/2004 New ball levelling head from Miller
Based on the higher capacity Arrow ENG fluid head, Miller‘s new Arrow 30 is a fully featured 100mm ball levelling head for 10-30lb ENG camcorders. Arrow 30 supports the new breed of lighter ENG camc

06/09/2004 New Marketing Manager at OpTex
With effect from September 1st 2004, Simon Beer took over the role of Marketing Manager at OpTex and the responsibility for all aspects of the company's marketing mix, from advertising, PR and merchan

06/09/2004 Strathclyde Police purchase Sony camcorders from Boxer Scotland
Strathclyde Police have recently invested in ten Sony DSR-PDX10P DVCAM camcorders, purchased through Sony authorised reseller Boxer Scotland. Ray Eddie, a Principal Scene Examiner with Strathclyde Po