Broadcast News Archive for October, 2005
18/10/2005 LaCie selects Roxio for Latest FireWire DVD burners
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, has announced that LaCie has selected Toast 7 for inclusion with their latest FireWire DVD double layer burners. Toast 7, w

18/10/2005 Lightworks moves to media-centric Hammersmith
Lightworks has announced that its development team has relocated to a spacious R&D, demo and training facility in Hammersmith, the heart of London’s media business district. Close to Soho, Europe’s

18/10/2005 Megahertz delivers two HD-ready camera vans to ACS Ltd
Independent systems integrator Megahertz Broadcast Systems has supplied two identical High Definition capable camera vans to Surrey-based Aerial Camera Systems Ltd, one of the world’s leading provider

18/10/2005 Pinnacle Studio v.10 now available through major retailers worldwide
Avid Technology has announced that Pinnacle Studio version 10, the next-generation of the industry’s most popular home video editing family, is now available in retail outlets around the world. With

18/10/2005 Rushes breaks down walls for Lloyds TSB
‘Wall’ is the second installment in the new campaign for Lloyds TSB. This film relied much more on the rushes 3D department than the previous film, ‘Paths.’ A man is seen walking up to a huge, im

18/10/2005 Strongroom announces two key appointments
As part of its on-going expansion, Strongroom has appointed Matt Ward to the position of technical manager and Linda Dixon to the post of studio booker/receptionist at its Shoreditch facility. Matt W

17/10/2005 Digigram technology brings new RAMI product to market in record time
RAMI, a French manufacturer of professional audio devices for broadcast and industrial environments, has signed an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) development contract to implement Digigram’s pr

17/10/2005 European broadcasters and programme makers rush to embrace HD
Sony is responding to unprecedented levels of interest in high definition within the international programme making community by taking its team of HD specialists to MIPCOM. With hundreds of station

17/10/2005 ITN Archive launches below-the-line advertising campaign
Whether you’re producing adverts or television programmes, with the rapid uptake of high speed broadband and evolution of mobile phones, there are now more routes than ever for production companies to

17/10/2005 NEC employs DTS multi-channel decoder
NEC Corporation, the largest PC manufacturer in domestic Japan, is incorporating DTS’ multi-channel decoder as a standard on two upcoming PC models to be distributed in Japan. Both the NEC Multimedia

17/10/2005 New Twin Head Tripod Mount from Hague
The Twin Head Tripod Mount from Hague Camera Supports enables two video heads to be mounted to one tripod, making it ideal for a two camera shoot where space is limited. One operator can use one cam

17/10/2005 Norway’s TV2 chooses MicroX for Zebra launch
Norway’s TV2 has purchased a number of Duet MicroX graphics systems from Chyron Corporation. The technology was supplied to Norway’s most popular commercial broadcaster by Video 4, Chyron’s longstan

17/10/2005 NWDA supports relocation of the BBC to the Northwest
The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) has outlined its support for the proposed relocation of the BBC to the Manchester city region. In an open letter to Tessa Jowell, the Secretary of Sta

17/10/2005 The Mill orders grain management system from Digital Vision
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that The Mill has purchased and installed a DVNR with AGR4 ME grain m

14/10/2005 Complicated communications configuration calls for Riedel
When the AFL-CIO needed a complicated audio and communications configuration for their 2005 Quadrennial Convention in late July they turned to the experts for the best possible solution. Working on

14/10/2005 DGP ships first PAL originated UMD project for Universal Pictures UK
DGP, the Soho based DVD and post production facility has landed another first, this time shipping the first PAL originated UMD (Universal Mini Disc) project for Universal Pictures UK Ltd. Universal P

14/10/2005 Facelift Access Hire buys equipment from Manufacturer Ascendant Access
Facelift Access Hire has recently ordered a further 10 brand new machines from British Manufacturer Ascendant Access Ltd, after initially purchasing one earlier this year. Due for delivery in October

14/10/2005 ID Distribution expands team with the appointment of two new sales directors
Leading UK-based distributor ID Distribution has expanded its successful sales team, announcing the appointment of two new sales directors Reema Patel and Emma Simpkins. Reporting to ID Managing Direc

14/10/2005 Inlet release Fathom professional VC-1 encoder
INLET Technologies, a provider of professional encoding solutions for next-generation content creation and distribution, has standardised on the HP xw9300 Workstation, powered by the AMD Opteron proce

14/10/2005 New projects build on OmniBus' commitment to Malaysian market
OmniBus Systems has consolidated its position at the heart of the Malaysian broadcast marketplace with new installations of its world-leading newsroom, content management, and playout solutions at com

14/10/2005 PixelLines light temple for 10th anniversary celebrations
The amazing BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (temple) in Neasden, North West London celebrated its 10th anniversary in grand style this year - via illumination of its immense marble and limestone exterio

14/10/2005 Snell & Wilcox strengthens presence in China with appointment of new Regional Head
Snell & Wilcox is further strengthening its long-term presence in China with the appointment of industry veteran Kevin Chen to the role of Regional Head. Chen has more than 20 years of experience wo

13/10/2005 Apple unveils new video-enabled iPod
Apple has introduced its new iPod, featuring a 2.5-inch colour screen which can play video including music videos, video Podcasts, home movies and television shows. The new iPod holds up to 15,000 so

13/10/2005 BBC Scotland Broadcasting House premises and land go on sale
BBC Scotland has announced that its Broadcasting House premises and land at Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow, is on the market for sale. The 5.3 acre site has been home to the BBC since 1936. Ken MacQ

13/10/2005 BBC upgrades website to 'showcase' television programmes
The BBC has relaunched its site, as it moves towards showcasing its TV programmes on the web. The new, dynamic and visual site will offer users the opportunity to watch exclusive web pre