Broadcast News Archive for March, 2005
07/03/2005 Pyser-SGI supplies TV-Logic LCD Multi-Format HD monitors to BBC Yorkshire
Pyser-SGI Limited has delivered eight TV-Logic Multi-Format LCD HD monitors to BBC Yorkshire. The LVM-170W 17.1 inch widescreen monitors are now in use at the BBC’s news hubs at Leeds and Hull, four

07/03/2005 Thomson wins Frost & Sullivan 2004 award
For the fourth consecutive year, Thomson has won the Frost & Sullivan 2004 Market Engineering Leadership Award. Based on a recent study by the growth consulting firm, the company’s Grass Valley Profi

07/03/2005 Unions broadly welcome Green Paper but protest goes ahead
As part of a campaign against "cuts and privatisations", staff across the BBC wore union-issued badges in protest on March 2. Outside many BBC buildings groups of staff gathered at lunchtime to show

07/03/2005 Vizrt signs Letter of Intent to acquire Curious Software
Vizrt and privately held UK-based Curious Software have signed a letter of intent by which Vizrt is to purchase all assets of Curious Software Company Ltd, or all of its issued share capital. The acq

04/03/2005 Audio Processing Technology focus on 'expansion and enrichment' for NAB line-up
Expansion and Enrichment are the key themes behind the impressive range of audio compression solutions which APT - Audio Processing Technology - will display at this year's NAB show in the Las Vegas C

04/03/2005 French broadcasting Grand Slam for Quantel's new generation systems
The latest generation Quantel technology has been adopted by all five of France’s free terrestrial channels as a key component in their transition to multi-format, multi-resolution and HD production a

04/03/2005 Gefen release Firewire Extender 800 solution
Gefen has announced the release of its new Firewire Extender 800, a solution that extends computer generated video for remote powered performance. It works through a sender and receiver system that c

04/03/2005 Riedel’s communication platform used at Nordic Ski World Championship
Riedel Communications have supplied a sophisticated communications platform to the FIS Nordic Ski World Championship in Oberstdorf, Germany. The configuration, comprised of intercom, radio and IT net

04/03/2005 Sierra Video Systems announce NLE multi-format routing switcher
Sierra Video Systems has announced the new Sierra NLE multi-format routing switcher designed specifically for non-linear editing facilities that employ multiple formats, routing both digital and analo

04/03/2005 Sony's PetaSite technology fills post-production archive need at Double Negative
Sony's Storage Division, in conjunction with digital data management specialist Ovation Data Services, has announced the successful implementation of its PetaSite S Series tape library at one of the U

04/03/2005 The Renault French Film Season gears up for 2005
For the third year running, the Institut Français and Unifrance, in co-operation with UGC Cinemas and Renault, have come together to present a season of French films - the Renault French Film Season.

04/03/2005 Vizrt 2004 report 27% growth from last year
Vizrt has announced financial results for 2004 revealing another record revenue growth with Q4 2004, up Q4 2003 was 29% and 27% on the full year. During the course of 2004, Vizrt strengthened its tie

03/03/2005 Audio Ltd to distribute Ultrasone headphone range
Audio Limited, a leading manufacturer of radio microphone systems, has been appointed exclusive UK distributor of the Ultrasone headphone range. Founded in 1990, Ultrasone is a world leader in the m

03/03/2005 Audio-Technica wireless mic system selected by conference hire company
LMC Audio Systems, London has sold 12 channels of Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF, true-diversity wireless microphone systems, to Middlesex-based presentation and conference hire company O

03/03/2005 BBC Wales Invests in Ross Synergy 3 Switcher
Ross Video have announced that BBC Wales have purchased a Ross Synergy 3 Video Production Switcher. Sold via Gee Broadcast Systems, a Ross reseller within the UK, the Synergy 3 Video Production Switc

03/03/2005 British Sky Broadcasting announces HDTV plans and appointment of Thomson
British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has announced the appointment of Thomson as the initial manufacturer of the set-top box for its forthcoming High-Definition Television (HDTV) service. Speaking at the

03/03/2005 China Subway purchases 40 Inscriber Inca RTX systems
Inscriber have announced that the Nanjing (Nanking) Subway Network, located in China's Jiang Su Province, has purchased 40 Inca RTX systems. The real-time data display and graphic systems will be use

03/03/2005 IDX to reveal expanded ENDURA range at NAB 2005
At NAB 2005, IDX is to continue to expand its ENDURA range of Lithium Ion battery, charger and ancillary products for broadcast professionals. The new E-10 battery offers a 20% increase in capacity

03/03/2005 Marquis Broadcast's Medway promises to ease production bottlenecks
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in broadcast workflow studies and software solutions, has announced the launch of Medway, a new universal media exchange solution that enables media files from multiple s

03/03/2005 Screen Subtitling Systems supply Polistream to Showtime Arabia
Screen Subtitling Systems have this month supplied 23 units of their new G3500 dedicated subtitle character generators to Showtime Arabia. The systems will support the 21 channels of burnt-in Arabic

02/03/2005 Altered Images helps strengthen Royal Holloway's media resources
Altered Images, the Shepperton-based broadcast systems reseller, has supplied and installed a second Avid Unity LANShare EX system to the Royal Holloway, the University of London's newly refurbished M

02/03/2005 BBC Governors face axe under Royal Charter proposals
Months of industry speculation and public consultation ended today as the Government published a Green Paper which renews the BBC's Royal Charter until 2016 and signalled the abolition of the 77-year

02/03/2005 Mission Media opts for Aurora PipePro
Aurora Video Systems has announced that Idaho-based Mission Media is using Aurora's PipePro to create 'March for Families', a series of public service announcements that will be aired on the KTVB-TV N

02/03/2005 Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision chooses Ai-Pixel BVL-5900
Ai-Pixel BV, a leading European designer and developer of affordable advanced digital video solutions for the broadcast industry, has announced that The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision has

02/03/2005 QuVIS servers selected for groundbreaking 250-screen digital network
Following an extensive evaluation and competitive bid process, QuVIS servers will be installed by Arts Alliance Digital Cinema for the UK Film Council’s digital screen network. Arts Alliance Digital