Broadcast News Archive for April, 2005
26/04/2005 Apple introduces Soundtrack Pro audio editing and sound design application
At NAB 2005, Apple introduced Soundtrack Pro, a new application that offers audio and video professionals a way to create, control and fix audio. Soundtrack Pro features an innovative waveform editor

26/04/2005 FilmLight and Kodak align efforts in digital colour management
FilmLight and Kodak have announced a collaborative agreement in the area of colour management for the feature film industry. When the production industry views digital images intended for release on

26/04/2005 Gee Broadcast launch improved SDI solution
Gee Broadcast has announced that their competitive Geevs XT Broadcast Video Server now offers a four channel in and out SDI solution for under $20,000. Both the Geevs XT250 and XT500 models come in e

26/04/2005 Link Research reveals Wireless High Definition system at NAB
Link Research provided a glimpse of its new wireless camera system, LinkHD with the first unit the L1403 wireless transmitter for High Definition television on show at NAB 2005. The Link 1403 HD is d

26/04/2005 ND SatCom announces partnership with ScheduALL
ND SatCom has announced a partnership with ScheduALL Software. ND SatCom, a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast and defence communication network solutions is teaming

26/04/2005 Petrol introduces HDV camera bags
Petrol, producer of professional bags and protection for production equipment, introduces the HDV WingBag and WingRoll, two lightweight, versatile camera bags tailored especially for the new Sony HVR-

26/04/2005 Quartz mark 15 years in the industry at NAB 2005
Quartz recently marked its 15th year in the broadcast industry at NAB 2005. Established in 2000 by Alan Edwards and Simon Reed, Quartz has experienced continuous growth to become a major supplier of

25/04/2005 Apple continues to lead the industry in the adoption of HD Video
Apple continues to lead the industry in the adoption of high definition video by demonstrating a complete HD video production and playback platform at NAB. Apple showcased the latest Mac OS X version

25/04/2005 Avid Unity gives Coventry University media students instant video editing access
Altered Images' Nuneaton office, part of the fast growing Shepperton-based digital broadcast systems reseller, has enabled Coventry University's School of Art to expand its media and production resour

25/04/2005 Digidesign announces Producer Factory and Producer Factory Pro plug-in bundles
Digidesign has announced the Producer Factory and Producer Factory Pro plug-in bundles for both Windows XP and Mac OS X based Pro Tools and Pro Tools M-Powered systems. The Producer Factory and Produ

25/04/2005 Framestore CFC provide more than 'just deserts' for Sahara
Framestore CFC's Digital Intermediate team was responsible for Sahara's beautifully crafted digital mastergrade. In addition, the company's visual effects team created the film's title sequence, an e

25/04/2005 Hi Tech Systems present new entry-level servers and controllers
Hi Tech Systems is presenting new entry-level models of its actiV and HT800 series of server and VTR/DDR controllers. These retain major features of the established range, including sleek looks, cont

25/04/2005 Pixel Power announces Clarity Version 7 software
Pixel Power have announced the availability of Clarity Version 7 software which offers significant feature enhancements for the Clarity character generator family. The new real-time 3D capability is

25/04/2005 Practical workshops support the craft of writing TV drama
A Skillset-supported course will provide an opportunity for six writers to take part in a series of practical workshops to learn and then apply a range of skills and techniques for developing quality

25/04/2005 West Digital appoint new business development manager
Full service post-production facility, West Digital, have appointed Daniel Clee as business development manager to expand their work in the broadcast and corporate markets. Clee has excellent knowled

22/04/2005 Alias celebrates UK animation talent at Watershed’s SE3D Showcase
Alias has released details of the animators taking part in Watershed’s SE3D, the unique technology initiative, announced in September 2004, designed to encourage UK 3D animation talent to push the bou

22/04/2005 CANAL+ automates scheduling and accounts with MSA Focus
The leading premium TV provider of films and sports in the Nordic region CANAL+ is to automate scheduling and accounts payable processes with MSA Focus’s Perspective. The landmark installation is the

22/04/2005 beats by eighteen months
The recently much hyped launch of as the UK first municipal broadband tv station takes a hit as Doncaster, South Yorkshire has revealed that it has had a broadband tv station for the last

22/04/2005 Hamlet delivers low-cost, easy to use quality control for editors
The rapid growth in desktop editing has called for waveform monitors and vectorscopes, which fit into the digital environment, provide accurate quality control while being simple to use, and meet tigh

22/04/2005 IBIS showcases powerful news and sports news solutions at NAB
Dorking-based IBIS has upped the ante on news production systems unveiling fast and flexible systems at this year’s NAB exhibition. A redesigned ServerLoad Sport was showcased in an entirely new vers

22/04/2005 Leading ad sales management from MSA Focus at NAB
MSA Focus is to demonstrate advanced ad sales traffic and billing for all broadcast needs at NAB2005. The leading broadcast management system provider will display its business-critical Perspective

22/04/2005 Ross wins OCRI Technology Company of the Year Award
Ross Video has won the coveted Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) Technology Company of the Year award. John Ross, Founder and Chairman of the Board, accepted the award during the annu

22/04/2005 SSL’s AWS 900 analogue workstation makes an impact worldwide
China, Japan, India, Spain, France, Germany and the UK are just some of the countries that have embraced Solid State Logic’s new AWS 900 Analogue Workstation – a revolutionary combination of compact w

21/04/2005 Autodesk begins shipping VIZ 2006
Autodesk has begun shipping VIZ 2006, the professional design visualisation software that helps artists realise their ideas through 3D modelling, rendering and animation. Autodesk VIZ 2006 features

21/04/2005 Digidesign ICON used on 'Star Wars' project
Digidesign has announced that more projects than ever are relying on Digidesign ICON integrated console systems. From 'Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith' to Janet Jackson’s new album, ICON