Broadcast News Archive for April, 2005
05/04/2005 JVC develops world’s first single-sided, dual layer DVD-RW disc technology
JVC has developed the world’s first single-sided, dual layer DVD-RW disc technology with a maximum storage capacity of 8.5GB. The breakthrough was made possible by the development of a high sensitivi

05/04/2005 North West Vision awards Regional Attraction Fund to Hat Trick North
North West Vision has made the first award from its Regional Attraction Fund, a North West Vision initiative funded by the Northwest Regional Development Agency, to Hat Trick North, the Manchester-bas

05/04/2005 Sumners invest in ‘da vinci 2K’ based HD Grading Suite
Manchester-based post production facility, Sumners, have completed their latest expansion by adding a grading suite based around the 2K plus grading system from da vinci. This completes the £ 500,000

04/04/2005 Altered Images strengthens Canterbury Christchurch University’s resources
Altered Images, the Shepperton-based broadcast systems reseller, has strengthened Canterbury Christchurch University College’s resources with an Avid Unity LANShare EX system, integrated with their ex

04/04/2005 Dayang appoints South American Regional Manager
Dayang International has appointed Ernesto Araoz as Regional Manager, South America. Based in Argentina, he will be responsible for all Dayang sales throughout the southern continent. Ernesto Araoz

04/04/2005 Irish Film Board announces plans for budget windfall
A new pre-production cashflow fund and increases to development loans are just two highlights emanating from the recent Irish budget increase for Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (BSÉ/IFB

04/04/2005 NaturalMotion announces endorphin Rush programme
NaturalMotion Ltd., the innovative British developer of Dynamic Motion Synthesis technology, has announced endorphin Rush, a new monthly licensing programme for its popular endorphin software. Desig

04/04/2005 Optibase delivers IPTV to Vietnam
Optibase has announced that FPT communications, Vietnam’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP), has chosen the Optibase MGW 1100 Media Gateway to launch a new live television streaming service to i

04/04/2005 Panasonic strengthens distributor base with Maverick
Panasonic has appointed Maverick as a new Distribution Partner for their comprehensive range of Data Projectors and Plasma Displays. This partnership is part of their strategy to provide the best cov

04/04/2005 Rushes post 'Make Poverty History' commercial
In London and across the globe 'Make Poverty History' has launched the 'Click' commercial, featuring a host of instantly recognisable celebrities from Brad Pitt to Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth to Emma Th

04/04/2005 SGL introduces Gencom as Asia Pacific business partner
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), one of the leading providers of video storage management software, has announced its relationship with one of the principal broadcast systems integrators in the Asia Pac

01/04/2005 Altered Images complete Manchester refit
Altered Images Midlands office, part of the Shepperton-based broadcast systems reseller, has just completed a major refit of the audio visual equipment in the Manchester United Megastore at Old Traffo

01/04/2005 Antena 1 elects Chyron as premier choice for graphics
Chyron Corporation has announced that Antena 1, a leading Romanian private television station, has achieved major success by being the first to display the results for all three Romanian elections usi

01/04/2005 Boxer Systems complete installation for Universal Music
Boxer Systems has announced the installation of hardware, software and integration solutions for Universal Music's new west London facility. Universal Music Group contracted Boxer Systems to implemen

01/04/2005 London HD event date set for June 20
Leading companies and players from across the HD industry are to gather together on Monday June 20 2005 at the London Hilton on Park Lane for an exclusive event that aims to set the agenda for future

01/04/2005 Network Electronics appoint Dale Pro Audio as dealer
Network Electronics, manufacturer of a comprehensive range of routers and a complete line of signal transport and processing products, has gained additional exposure to the New York broadcast market w

01/04/2005 Nucoda’s Film Master used in new vampire feature film
Nucoda, one of the leading developers of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions has announced that TVI Films, Mexico's largest post production facility, used Nuco

01/04/2005 Teddington Studios & SBS acquired for £2.7m
Teddington Studios Limited, which had been placed in administration, and the entire share capital of The Studio Broadcasting Company Limited (SBC) have been acquired by Pinewood Shepperton plc for £2.

01/04/2005 Tiffen poised to unveil latest in Steadicam technology at NAB 2005
Celebrating 30 years serving the motion picture and television industry, Steadicam, a division of The Tiffen Company, is poised to unveil the latest advances in camera stabilisation technology. At NA