Broadcast News Archive for November, 2005
14/11/2005 Call for Submissions for new Irish language one hour drama scheme
BSÉ/IFB and TG4 are seeking applications for ‘UAIR’, a new one-hour Irish language drama scheme designed to develop and produce single television drama and build on the success of the Oscailt short fi

14/11/2005 Chyron provides TVE with cutting edge graphics for 24/7 digital news channel
Chyron Corporation has announced that Spain's public service broadcaster Televisión Española (TVE) has installed four Chyron Duet LEX Character Generators (CGs) running Chyron's award-winning Lyric co

14/11/2005 Irish Language Broadcast Fund launch pilot training scheme
The Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) has created a new broadcasting and training pilot scheme in conjunction with Northern Ireland ’s local TV services. This strategy will ringfence funding for I

14/11/2005 New diversity event to be held in Manchester
Sixty-five executives from television and film will attend the second Move on Up diversity event in Manchester next February. Called ‘Move on Up North’, the event is organised by Bectu in partnership

14/11/2005 Red Bee Media acquires Australian caption centre
Red Bee Media, formerly BBC Broadcast, has announced the acquisition of the Australian Caption Centre (ACC), the Australian subtitling (captioning), language translation and video services company, ma

14/11/2005 Veteran producer joins FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA), a division of global media giant FremantleMedia, has announced that veteran producer Dan Goldberg has been named Senior Vice President of Current Programming. Wi

11/11/2005 APTN and Sharpcards launch V-cards in UK first
APTN and Sharpcards have announced the launch of V-cards to over three million customers on the 3 network. Mobile media company 3 has pioneered innovative mobile services in the UK including moving v

11/11/2005 Cybermen invade Cardiff
Filming of the eagerly awaited BBC One ‘Doctor Who’ Cybermen adventure is underway in Cardiff. The first two-parter of series two written by Tom MacRae (Nine Lives, School's Out) sees The Doctor and

11/11/2005 Lucy Lumsden named BBC Controller of Comedy Commissioning
The BBC has named Lucy Lumsden as its new Controller of Comedy Commissioning. The newly created role will see comedy and entertainment commissioning separated for the first time. Lumsden takes on re

11/11/2005 Network Electronics enters video over IP market with T-VIPS
Network Electronics ASA and T-VIPS AS have signed an agreement which gives Network Electronics the right to sell T-VIPS products under its Network label. The OEM agreement means that Network Electron

11/11/2005 ParaZip studio lights extend Kino Flo range
Kino Flo has expanded its line of high end professional studio luminaries with two new soft lights: the ParaZip 400 and the ParaZip 200 DMX variable control fixtures. The ParaZips display a wide soft

11/11/2005 Red Bee Media helps Boots play Santa this Christmas
Red Bee Media, formerly BBC Broadcast, has created an interactive TV campaign for Boots that helps viewers choose Christmas gifts and then sends them their Christmas shopping list via text message. T

11/11/2005 Riedel strengthens management team
Uwe Bingel has joined Riedel Communications as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He is responsible for finance, controlling, personnel and information technology. “I look forward to developing the com

11/11/2005 Rolling Stones make ‘Bigger Bang’ with PixelMAD
Projected Image Digital has supplied two sets of PixelMAD 4 software to PRG, main lighting contractors for the stadium shows of the Rolling Stones ‘Bigger Bang’ tour, with lighting designed by Patrick

10/11/2005 AVC win six figure advertising contract
Award winning communication company AVC Media Enterprises Ltd has announced a six-figure contract win for the production of television advertising for Dundee based Precision Media. The contract win

10/11/2005 Front Porch Digital extends DIVArchive integration with Avid Unity Systems
Front Porch Digital (FPD), the broadcast and media division of Incentra Solutions, has completed integration of DIVArchive with Avid Unity systems via the Avid TransferManger 2.9.1 intelligent media f

10/11/2005 Gee Broadcast joins Morpheus Partner Programme
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and workflow technologies, has announced that Gee Broadcast Systems, manufacturers of

10/11/2005 Globalstor’s HD DI solution showcased at SMPTE
Globalstor Data Corporation’s ExtremeStor-DI PRO is being showcased in the PNY Technologies booth (#282-283) during the SMPTE 2005 tradeshow and exhibition currently being held at the Hilton Hotel, Ne

10/11/2005 Lanterna Magica's reality cuts production time and expense of reality TV
Lanterna Magica, the video indexing and logging specialist, has announced the launch of Reality, an innovative new system that greatly streamlines the production of non-scripted television shows, allo

10/11/2005 Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture
Microsoft Corp. is teaming with The Associated Press to offer an advertising-supported online video news network in the first quarter of 2006. Microsoft will supply the technology, video player and a

10/11/2005 Snell & Wilcox announces Mach1 trade-in programme
Broadcasters can now trade in any analogue or digital standards converter and receive a generous trade-in allowance on a new Kudos Plus Mach1 M.Sc, the bestselling motion-compensated converter from Sn

10/11/2005 Tektronix acquires Vqual Ltd
Tektronix, Inc, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has acquired Bristol based Vqual Ltd, a leading provider of software tools for analysis, test and opti

09/11/2005 Arqiva puts Rapture TV back on air
Arqiva is to be instrumental in the relaunch of Rapture TV as it goes back on air in November. The 24-hour entertainment channel has signed a five-year deal with Arqiva for satellite uplink and spac

09/11/2005 Arroyo debuts IPTV video on demand solution at TelcoTV
Arroyo Video Solutions has announced that it will demonstrate for the first time its comprehensive on demand services solution for IPTV at the TelcoTV Conference & Expo in San Diego, November 9-10, in

09/11/2005 DTS reports third quarter 2005 financial results
DTS has reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2005. For the third quarter of 2005, DTS reported revenue of $17.6 million, which compares to $16.0 million in revenue reported in t