Broadcast News Archive for June, 2005
27/06/2005 ARD goes live with SysMedia Subtitling System
SysMedia has announced that German national broadcaster ARD has gone to live production with SysMedia’s WinCAPS subtitling system. ARD, along with regional counterpart for Berlin and Brandenburg Rundf

27/06/2005 Audio Engineering expand Micron Explorer range
The range of radio microphone options in Audio Engineering's Micron Explorer series continues to grow. With the highly cost-effective Micron Explorer 100 series now well established, and in use aroun

27/06/2005 Audio Ltd named exclusive UK distributor of Ultrasone headphones
Audio Ltd has been named exclusive UK distributor of Ultrasone headphones range. This outstanding range of products has established an enviable reputation for the quality of the listening experience

27/06/2005 Australian consortium Creative Broadcast Services agree to buy BBC Broadcast division
A contract has been signed with an Australian consortium, 'Creative Broadcast Services' to purchase BBC Broadcast in a deal put at £166 million that includes a year-long set of "assurances" including

27/06/2005 Bectu call for urgent talks with government following 'shock' sale of BBC Broadcast
One of the main unions representing staff at BBC Broadcast has called for urgent talks with government after the "shock announcement" that a sale has been agreed with Australian-backed consortium Crea

27/06/2005 Digital Vision and Vistek announce joint development and OEM Agreement
Digital Vision and Vistek have signed a joint development agreement in order to develop a high quality, motion-compensated HDTV standards converter. The companies have also signed an OEM agreement w

27/06/2005 Mentor XL now available at Trilogy
Trilogy Broadcast Ltd. has announced it will shortly commence deliveries of the all new Mentor XL sync and test generators. The company established an enviable reputation for functionality and reliab

24/06/2005 China ShenZhen TV selects Telemetrics Camera Control Solutions for new broadcast facility
Enhanced camera control adds new dimension to new broadcast ShenZhen TV’s (SZTV) new broadcast facility in GuangDong, China – the largest of its kind in Southern China – has recently installed a comp

24/06/2005 Christie support Cinema EXPO International 2005 celebration of digital cinema
Cinema EXPO International 2005 on June 27 to 30, 2005, Europe's largest gathering of the Motion Picture Theatre Industry, will open its doors next week at the Amsterdam RAI. As the official 'Digital

24/06/2005 Creative Studio Solutions gains authorised Axia Integrator status
Axia Audio announces that Creative Studio Solutions is the newest authorised integrator of Axia broadcast products. As an Axia partner, CSS, the Colorado-based company founded by well-known broadcast

24/06/2005 Darlow Smithson Productions brings big dilemmas to the small screen
Darlow Smithson Productions, award-winning makers of the UK’s most successful theatrical documentary 'Touching the Void', have been commissioned by Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel to dramatise ext

24/06/2005 Reuters adopts revolutionary new communications solution from twofourtv
Twofourtv has been selected by global information provider Reuters to deliver a groundbreaking interactive webcasting solution. The implementation, capable of reaching Reuters' 14,500 staff in 91 co

24/06/2005 ScheduALL 4.46 adds features, improved integration and .NET functions
ScheduALL has announced the release version 4.46 of its scheduling and resource management software suite -- including ScheduALL, ScheduLINK and NewsPLAN. ScheduALL Software is an integrated scheduli

24/06/2005 Sonic brings next generation HD interactivity to DVD with eDVD 4
Sonic Solutions has announced the release of eDVD 4, the latest version of Sonic’s powerful content enhancement solution for DVD. The first point-and-click application of its type, eDVD will allow co

24/06/2005 VGA resolution on the way for Mpeg-4 video enabled mobile devices
Hantro, a leading provider of mobile video technology, has announced that Freescale Semiconductor has integrated their MPEG-4 encoder System on Chip (SoC) design into the newly announced i.MX31 and i.

23/06/2005 China Central TV looks to Autodesk solutions for HD broadcasting
Autodesk has announced that China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest national television network, has expanded its post-production pipeline with media and entertainment solutions from Autodesk

23/06/2005 Datavideo introduce entry level four channel digital vision switcher/mixer
Holdan UK and Ireland Master Distributor for Datavideo, has announced the release of a new entry level, 4 channel digital vision switcher/mixer; the Datavideo SE-500. Datavideo have again raised the

23/06/2005 FX invests in Pyramix Vcube player/recorder system
FX Rentals has boosted its Pyramix inventory with the addition of VCube, a hard-disk based video player/recorder system designed specifically for use in audio post production. VCube can operate as a

23/06/2005 New BAL 4 in 1 SDI Multiviewer to be launched at IBC
BAL Broadcast has extended its Multiviewer range with a compact, low-cost, 4 in 1 SDI Multiviewer. The latest addition to the range, SVMV010, complements the existing 421A and BALPRISM multiviewers.

23/06/2005 Penpal-HD portable digital HD test signal generator launched
Following the success of Penpal-SDI, Electronic Visuals have successfully produced the high definition version. Penpal-HD takes miniaturisation with high specifications to the next level. Full broadc

23/06/2005 SVT adds third Digital Vision Valhall Colour Grade and Restore system
Digital Vision announced that Swedish Television (SVT), based in Stockholm, Sweden, has purchased its third Valhall Colour Grade colour correction system. SVT is a major European broadcaster that pro

23/06/2005 The Leeds Studios gains £360k post production sound investment
Granada Resources are extending their post production sound capabilities with the addition of a third £360,000 multi-format dubbing theatre at The Leeds Studios. Equipped with an AMS Neve DFC Gemini

23/06/2005 Video Source opens Hires Division
Video Source has celebrated their second year of trading by announcing a new Hires arm to their business. Video Source, the Premier Avid reseller in the North, has built an enviable reputation for cu

22/06/2005 £1M investment announced in Northwest film and TV industry
The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) has announced a further investment of £1 million to boost independent film and television production throughout England’s Northwest. Hosting an exclu

22/06/2005 Ffresh Festival launches first DVD to promote winning talent
Ffresh, The Student Moving Image Festival of Wales, is about celebrating new talent and offering those studying the moving image at Welsh institutions the chance to get ahead in the industry. The Fe