Broadcast News Archive for January, 2005
21/01/2005 Entries invited for Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards 2005
RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane has launched the call for entries for the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (MAMA) 2005 in Dublin. This is the fourth year of the Awards, which recognise a

21/01/2005 FX CIMPLE solutions appointed official UK Akai Service Centre
FX CIMPLE Solutions, the service and repair arm of the FX Group, has been appointed the official warranty and non-warranty service centre for Akai by the Japanese manufacturer's new UK distributor, Nu

21/01/2005 Grade maintains reformed BBC governance 'is working'
Chairman of the BBC Governors Michael Grade has said that the BBC's new system of governance was delivering on changes to ensure the BBC is effectively governed and regulated. Media watchdog, Ofcom,

21/01/2005 Granada International undertakes new underwater adventure
Granada International has inked a deal to invest in and distribute a new high definition documentary series, produced by and starring Jean-Michel Cousteau. The deal was announced by Nadine Nohr, Gra

21/01/2005 New White House directors complete promo for debut Fightstar single
Horsie, a directing team recently signed to White House Pictures, have completed work on the promo for Fightstar debut single 'Palahniuk's Laughter'. Fightstar, the new band fronted by former Busted

21/01/2005 Time Warner's NY1 expands OmniBus automation system
OmniBus Systems has announced that NY1, a 24-hour Time Warner Cable news channel covering New York City, has expanded its Columbus automation system to accommodate locally originated news programming

21/01/2005 UK Atomic Energy Authority selects Convera
Convera, a leading provider of search and categorisation software for enterprises and government agencies, has announced that the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has selected Convera's RetrievalWar

21/01/2005 ViewCast introduces Osprey Ease
ViewCast Corporation has announced the release of an exciting new product, Osprey Ease, for the rapidly growing market of video users desiring high-quality capabilities at an affordable price. Ospre

20/01/2005 Breakthrough DualDisc technology available now from Dischromatics
Dischromatics is now able to supply Sony DADC’s exciting new product the 'DualDisc' to all customers who purchase replicated discs. DualDisc combines the flexibility of a CD-ROM with the capacity of

20/01/2005 Cove Broadcast to introduce HD option to Z-Link at VideoForum 2005
At VideoForum 2005, Cove Broadcast is introducing +HD, an HD option for its Z-Link fibre optic camera link system. Adding to rather than replacing the capabilities of the existing standard definition

20/01/2005 Imago announces new appointments
Imago Group, the UK’s leading video communications distributor, has appointed a number of new recruits within different divisions of the company. At its Thatcham headquarters, Tatiana Sanghera has jo

20/01/2005 London Mayor backs creative sector development strategy
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has today called on all partners across the capital’s creative industries sector to build on the success of recent London Development Agency backed initiatives and cont

20/01/2005 Macrovision renews agreement with Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Macrovision Corporation have announced that it has entered into a new, multi-year, copy-protection agreement with Universal Studios Home Entertainment for its DVDs and select videocassettes, worldwide

20/01/2005 New British thriller Red Mercury launches in London
Multi-award winning actors Stockard Channing and Ron Silver took part in the launch of new British film 'Red Mercury' yesterday (Wednesday January 19 2005) at Covent Garden Hotel. The taut, highly ch

20/01/2005 Optibase increases Asia Pacific presence
Optibase, a leading provider of advanced digital video solutions, has opened a new office in Singapore that will focus on marketing, selling and supporting the company’s IPTV product offerings. The e

20/01/2005 Reflecmedia reveal plans for VideoForum
Reflecmedia, the award winning developers of Chromatte, Chromaflex and its accompanying plug-in Mattenee, will be exhibiting on stand 550 at VideoForum this year. The show will see the European launc

19/01/2005 JVC announce nominations for 27th Tokyo Video Festival
JVC has announced the selection of 100 prizewinning works for the 27th Tokyo Video Festival (TVF 2005), an international video contest sponsored by JVC. The Tokyo Video Festival started in 1978 and i

19/01/2005 Maxell announces DVD-Rpro release
Maxell Corporation of America, a leader in advanced recordable media products, has announced DVD-Rpro, a new premium line of media designed to withstand both minor physical abuse and contaminants. DV

19/01/2005 New HHB 1X-12X CD-R discs now available
HHB has unveiled a new range of CD-R discs that offer a significantly higher level of performance and reliability in audio recording applications than the current proliferation of high-speed CD-R medi

19/01/2005 Nick Price joins twofourtv as Head of Branded Content
Twofourtv, part of the leading independent broadcast and business television production company Twofour, has appointed Nick Price as Head of Branded Content. The appointment comes as twofourtv is exp

19/01/2005 Photon Beard sales exceed forecast for a second year in a row
Photon Beard, manufacturer of broadcast and photographic lighting equipment, has reported that sales of their open face 800w and 2000w Photonbeam luminaires have exceeded expectations for a second yea

19/01/2005 Quantel doubles iQ success at Lipsync Post
Quantel has won an order from Soho-based Lipsync Post for a second iQ system – only 15 months after delivering the first. The two iQ systems are at the core of two stylish, purpose-built digital inte

19/01/2005 Rushes Embrace latest pop promo
Rushes have just completed work on the new Embrace single, ‘Looking As You Are,’ the third single to be taken from their highly acclaimed album, 'Out Of Nothing.' The promo sees the band performing i

19/01/2005 Strategy aims to help creative industries in London
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, Minister for London Keith Hill and London Development Agency Chief Executive Manny Lewis will tomorrow unveil a new Economic Development Strategy for the capital. Wri

18/01/2005 Gearhouse Broadcast announce plans for VideoForum 2005
At this year's VideoForum 2005 Gearhouse Broadcast sales department will be demonstrating how they can provide a vast and varied range of products to meet production needs large or small. On the stan