Broadcast News Archive for April, 2005
13/04/2005 Colorado PBS station installs OmniBus automation system in new content delivery centre
OmniBus Systems, award-winning provider of comprehensive automation and content management solutions to the broadcast industry, has announced that KBDI-TV/12, a PBS member station serving Denver and s

13/04/2005 Holophone announces MINI Surround Sound Microphone and Pocket PME
Holophone, a division of Rising Sun Productions, has announced the introduction of the Holophone-MINI Surround Sound Microphone and Pocket PME. Based upon the successful and patented H2-PRO, the Hol

13/04/2005 Irish Film Board chief resigns to become CEO of AusFilm
Irish Film Board Chief Executive Mark Woods has resigned his post to return to Australia and take up the position of CEO with Sydney-based content attraction and marketing agency, AusFilm. "On behalf

13/04/2005 Pro-Bel continues US market innovation with Masterpiece & Sirius Gold
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control and automation technologies, is continuing its policy of technological innovations that bring rea

13/04/2005 Unions poised to begin strike ballot over BBC cutbacks
Bectu, the NUJ and Amicus are poised to begin a vote for industrial action after BBC redundancy talks reached deadlock yesterday. Formal notice of a strike ballot is due to be sent to the BBC today,

12/04/2005 'Cinegael Paradiso’ wins top award at Celtic Film & Television Festival
The documentary feature ‘Cinegael Paradiso’, produced by Dublin based production company Distinguished Features and jointly financed by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board and TG4, has won

12/04/2005 Cameras roll on new Revolution Films & Rhombus Media production
Principal photography is underway on 'Snow Cake', a Canada-UK co-production produced by Niv Fichman and Jessica Daniel from Rhombus Media and Gina Carter and Andrew Eaton from Revolution Films. The

12/04/2005 DNF Controls adds data logging option to Analyst RS422/RS232 Tester
DNF Controls has announced a new Analyst RS422/RS232 Tester data logging option that captures serial communication into a non-volatile log file for review and analysis. Data can be captured in both d

12/04/2005 German facility invests in Imagineer's monet
Imagineer Systems, the UK-based developer of the innovative mokey and monet visual effects tools, has announced that leading German postproduction facility PICTORION das werk GmbH is the latest Europe

12/04/2005 InPhase to demonstrate Tapestry holographic drive prototype at NAB
InPhase Technologies, the leader in holographic data storage systems and media, has announced that it will conduct a public demonstration of the world’s first prototype of a commercial holographic sto

12/04/2005 Lightworks Touch used on 'Hitchhiker's Guide…'
Lightworks has announced that three Touch edit systems, provided by London Editing Machines to Goldcrest Post Production Facilities Ltd, were used to edit the feature film production of Douglas Adams'

12/04/2005 New bfi 'Black World' cinema project to be unveiled
The British Film Institute (bfi) has announced the imminent launch of a major national initiative entitled 'Black World - A Revolution on Screen'. The project celebrates and promotes international bl

12/04/2005 Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5 wins PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, has announced that Easy Media Creator 7.5, the most comprehensive suite of CD and DVD authoring and burning, photo, video and music applications, surpassed all co

11/04/2005 Gamma & Density Co. heads to NAB with 3cP
Gamma & Density Co. will premiere its dynamic 3cP (Cinematographer’s Color Correction Program) on-set colour correction system at this year’s NAB conference. This precise and complete solution, devel

11/04/2005 Gefen discounts HDTV Extreme cables
Gefen announced that it has discounted its HDTV Extreme cables, now available in 33, 50, 66, 75, 100, 135, 210 and 330 foot lengths. HDTV Extreme cables are uniquely suited for HDTV projection and c

11/04/2005 Global Security Systems to launch GSSNet at NAB
Global Security Systems is to launch GSSNet at NAB 2005 in Las Vegas (Booth N427). The GSSNet system is a Homeland Security & Natural Disaster First Alert System which provides secure transmission of

11/04/2005 ITV management ask unions in for talks
Bectu and Amicus have been invited to meet ITV managers on Monday April 11, after a 36-hour strike by members. The invitation, which was made during the stoppage, came with a promise that a new pay o

11/04/2005 Plymouth Media-Partnership membership tops 300
MORE than 300 people have now signed up as members of Plymouth Media-Partnership, which aims to support and develop the media and new media sector in Plymouth and the surrounding area. Since its laun

11/04/2005 SysMedia to demonstrate OCAP/ACAP/MHP iTV production system at NAB 2005
At NAB 2005, SysMedia is demonstrating an end-to-end solution for the production and distribution of OCAP/ACAP/MHP-compliant interactive TV content and applications. This features SysMedia's Plasma M

11/04/2005 TSL extends TallyMan options
TSL, leading international independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has extended the capabilities of its groundbreaking TallyMan UMD and tally control system with the development of

11/04/2005 VFGadgets to introduce Video LCD Monitor Mount Pro at NAB
VFGadgets is to introduce its Video LCD Monitor Mount Pro at NAB booth C2163. Now that more DOP's and videographers are using 17" to 30" professional video LCD and TFT monitor's in the field, VFGadg

08/04/2005 A Radical Lighting solution for Futurist project
Taking the theme of collaboration and the sharing of resources to win business literally, Futurist’s Michael Lister teamed up with Radical Lighting’s Emma Long and Simon Carter to present a completely

08/04/2005 Audio-Technica chosen for VH1's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction
For the eighth year in a row, Audio-Technica microphones were chosen for the internationally televised VH1 broadcast of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. A-T supplied over 50 microphon

08/04/2005 Boxer Systems completes Teachers' TV project
Boxer Systems has announced the successful completion of a new collaborative editing facility for professional development channel Teachers' TV. The project had to deliver against very tight deadline

08/04/2005 First ever National Skills Day for media industries announced
The first ever National Skills Day for the Audio Visual Industries will take place on Thursday May 26 2005. Skillset, Broadcast, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, five, BSkyB, Pact and BECTU have joined forces to