Broadcast News Archive for February, 2005
18/02/2005 DK-Technologies to showcase huge product range NAB 2005
DK-Technologies is attending this year’s NAB Convention in Las Vegas with a range of new products – as well as new additions to existing products – that should make the task of monitoring audio and vi

18/02/2005 Filming boom continues in Liverpool
Liverpool's film and television industry is continuing to boom - bucking the national trend. New figures from the city council's Film Office reveal they organised the equivalent of 596 days of filmin

18/02/2005 New from Curious Software at NAB
At NAB 2005, Curious Software is introducing three new products to its industry leading range of broadcast mapping software, all designed to expand map creation beyond the graphics department into the

18/02/2005 Rohde & Schwarz reveal expanded NAB line-up
Rohde & Schwarz has announced plans to demonstrate significant enhancements and upgrades to its well-established suite of test and measurement equipment in addition to a new family of transmitters at

18/02/2005 Top Los Angeles facilities choose Truelight
FilmLight Ltd has announced that two more top Los Angeles facilities have purchased the Truelight system to ensure colour accuracy on electronic displays for film and video applications. Modern VideoF

18/02/2005 World's first digital cinematography feature film commences shooting
A unique feature film project, a co-production deal between companies in the UK and Lithuania, began principle photography late in December 2004, 'Silence Becomes You', the world's first 100% digita

17/02/2005 Adam Dixon joins Pinnacle as UK Manager
Pinnacle Systems has appointed Adam Dixon to its UK team as Country Manager for Consumer Business. Dixon will be managing the continued growth of consumer products in the UK and Irish markets. Dix

17/02/2005 Canon’s new advanced image stabilizer MVX40 series digital video cameras
Canon has announced the release of two new optical image stabiliser digital video cameras, the 2.2 Megapixel 14x zoom MVX45i and 10x zoom MVX40. Drawing on Canon’s heritage in digital still camera d

17/02/2005 Dolby stock begins trading on NYSE
Dolby Laboratories has announced that 27,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock today began trading on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol 'DLB'. Dolby priced this initial public offeri

17/02/2005 Flextech signs NTL Broadcast for three-channel uplinks and satellite space
NTL Broadcast has won a contract to provide Flextech Television with a package of channel distribution services for its Ftn, Challenge +1 and Trouble Reload channels. The deal will see NTL Broadcast

17/02/2005 Landmark continues 'Real Wife Swap' success for five
Fast-growing regional television production company Landmark Films has been commissioned to make a second series of the popular five show, 'Real Wife Swap'. Five’s Acting Controller of Science, Pete

17/02/2005 ON-AIR Systems to launch new range of broadcast automation products at NAB 2005
At NAB 2005 ON-AIR Systems will be launching a new family of broadcast automation products. Each has been designed to integrate seamlessly with existing workflows, providing an elegant solution for

17/02/2005 RPS Film Imaging transfers ‘New Town Original’ to 35mm
RPS Film Imaging has completed transfer of British feature ‘New Town Original’ to 35mm. Featuring some of the most exciting up and coming acting talent and an infectious soundtrack, New Town Original

17/02/2005 West Digital completes editing and grading work for ESA presentation video
Full service postproduction facility West Digital has completed editing and grading work on a video presentation commissioned by The European Space Agency (ESA) and European Commission to promote thei

16/02/2005 ADS Tech launches Instant VideoMPX
ADS Tech a leader in consumer video editing solutions, has announced the launch of Instant VideoMPX, a new device which can be used with a Windows XP system and the bundled Ulead VideoStudio 8 Basic v

16/02/2005 Eyeheight to introduce irisHDi ultra-compact switcher at NAB
Scheduled to make its world premiere at NAB 2005 in April, Eyeheight's irisHDi is an ultra-compact HDTV vision switcher with eight HD-SDI inputs, programme/preset control and two auxiliary bus outputs

16/02/2005 Ireland set to be prime location for shooting on new 'Lassie' film
John O'Donoghue, the Irish Minister for Arts, Sport & Tourism, has announced that the US and UK producers of the new 'Lassie' feature film have selected Ireland as a prime filming location. This new

16/02/2005 Miranda Technologies' NAB line-up to focus on HDTV
Miranda Technologies will be launching multiple HDTV products at NAB2005, including a more powerful master control switching and channel branding processor, advanced HD signal processing interfaces, a

16/02/2005 Røde VideoMic brings professional sound to the camcorder users
Already famous for producing some of the world's finest professional broadcast and film sound microphones, Australian manufacturer Røde has announced its first microphone developed specifically for vi

16/02/2005 Ross launches Synergy 2-3-4 v15 software
Ross Video has announced the release of v15 software for its popular Synergy 2-3-4 line of digital production switchers. This newest version of software gives users new effects, expanded control capa

16/02/2005 Twofour makes multi-million pound investment in new premises
Twofour Productions, one of the country's largest regional independent television production companies, is investing some £2 million in a move to new state-of-the-art offices and studios in Plymouth.

15/02/2005 'Nathan Barley' effects completed at Framestore CFC
'Nathan Barley', Talkback Productions' new six episode series co-written by Chris Morris and Charlie Brooker for Channel 4, features visual effects created at Framestore CFC. Much of the work involve

15/02/2005 BBC One to showcase enhanced current affairs programming commitment
The BBC has announced a package of measures, including greater investment and extra hours in peak time, designed to increase the prominence and appeal of current affairs programming on BBC One. The m

15/02/2005 Dayang awarded major Thai broadcast contract
Thailand's United Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has chosen Dayang's D3-MAM system for installation at its headquarters in Bangkok. The system will be used primarily by UBC's postproduction departme

15/02/2005 Digital Vision announces acquisition of Nucoda
Digital Vision AB has agreed to acquire Nucoda Ltd, a privately held company based in London, and a leading supplier of advanced digital media solutions for film and video, including systems that supp