Broadcast News Archive for August, 2005
05/08/2005 QuVIS receives funding from Seacoast Capital Partners
QuVIS, a leading developer and manufacturer of high fidelity digital motion imaging equipment, has announced that Seacoast Capital Partners is providing funding to further accelerate and expand QuVIS'

04/08/2005 Alias MotionBuilder 7 tackles high-volume animation productivity
At Siggraph Alias have showcased MotionBuilder 7 software with its newly extended character animation capabilities, improved interoperability with popular 3D packages and productivity enhancements. A

04/08/2005 dB Broadcast at IBC 2005
dB Broadcast, the Cambridgeshire-based leading systems integrator, is attending IBC 2005 after its most successful year ever. Early in the year dB won a major contract for the supply, installation,

04/08/2005 DGP attracts new editing talent
DGP, the Soho based DVD and postproduction facility has announced its recent recruitment of Senior Editor, Mark Robertson. Robertson joins an established team of now four full time editors amongst t

04/08/2005 Digidesign ships new ICON D-Control Surround Panner option
Digidesign has announced that the new Surround Panner option for the ICON D-Control worksurface is now available. The Surround Panner brings powerful and convenient panning functionality to the centr

04/08/2005 Krishan Arora to be Independent Executive for BBC Television
Krishan Arora, currently Senior Commissioning Executive in the Factual team, is to take on the role of Independent Executive for BBC Television. Arora began his TV career on the BBC's trainee assista

04/08/2005 SSI Advanced Post Services selects FOR-A’s HANABI HVS-1000HS
SSI Advanced Post Services has purchased two HANABI HVS-1000HS HD/SD video switchers from FOR-A, to upgrade the capabilities of its two HD telecine bays. FOR-A’s HVS-1000HS, a one M/E 16-input switch

04/08/2005 TV One C2-7100 now available
TV One has launched newly-christened C2-7000 Series, the C2-7100 Dual Channel Video Processor. It is equipped with a pair of completely independent scaling engines and two video mixers that deliver

04/08/2005 TWI purchases third Alchemist Platinum Ph.C
Seeking to future-proof its investment in standards conversion gear, sports TV producer and distributor TWI has purchased its third Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Ph.C standards converter. TWI selected an

03/08/2005 Canon launches MVX4i digital video camera
Canon, leader in photographic and imaging technology, has announced the launch of the 4.29 Megapixel MVX4i digital video camera. With its DIGIC DV processor, RGB Primary Colour Filter and a host of

03/08/2005 Faraday launches new interface cards
Faraday Technology has introduced a new range of miniature, pcb mounting video interface cards aimed at Broadcast Equipment manufacturers. Two families are currently available, one based on convertin

03/08/2005 High Wire introduces Final Cut Pro suite
Dublin-based High Wire has added a Final Cut Pro suite to their already extensive blend of Avid Suites. For High Wire, Final Cut Pro expands their facilities in two key areas. First, an increase in c

03/08/2005 Lowepro Computrekker AW Backpack honoured
With the laptop becoming more and more an integral part of the digital photographers outfit, Lowepro’s Computrekker AW Backpack has just won a group test in Digital Photo Magazine. Scoring an overal

03/08/2005 Quantel to showcase latest innovations at IBC 2005
At IBC 2005, Quantel will be showcasing its full new generation product range. Getting their first European outings will be the many innovations first unveiled at NAB – joined by a number of further

03/08/2005 Revolutionary breakthrough from Manfrotto
The only video head on the market that encompasses both interchangeable and adjustable counter-balance springs has been launched by Manfrotto in a revolutionary breakthrough. The compact but heavy du

03/08/2005 Sonic Solutions launches AuthorScript Advanced Music SDK
Sonic Solutions has announced a powerful new addition to its industry-leading line of AuthorScript download and burn solutions for the growing online music and audio content market. Provided as a so

03/08/2005 TSI 'Finalise' colour correction system
Edifis Finaliser was one of, if not the, best selling dedicated colour correction and delivery systems in the UK over the last 12 months. Joining the rapidly expanding list of users is TSI, one of Lo

02/08/2005 At IBC 2005 ND SatCom will introduce the broadband SkyVIP technology platform
ND SatCom, a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast and defence communication network solutions, will introduce its latest technology platform during IBC 2005. SkyVIP is

02/08/2005 HD system integration is simplified with Gefen's HDMI Switcher
For video walls, system testing, dual display setups, home or office integration, Gefen's new 4x2 HDMI Switcher is designed to deliver high performance audio/video switching with no signal interruptio

02/08/2005 HHB Communications PORTADRIVE software upgrade promises significant enhancements
HHB Communications has released new PORTADRIVE V2.0 operating software, delivering a number of critical enhancements to the market-leading multichannel location sound HD recorder in direct response to

02/08/2005 Leitch provides X75 video processing solution to Bow Tie Television for historic Live8 concert
Leitch Technology has announced that leading UK Outside Broadcast provider Bow Tie Television has purchased five X75 multiple path converter/synchronizers for their newly refurbished HD truck, which w

02/08/2005 Maya 7 continues Alias’ tradition of 3D innovation at Siggraph
Maya 7 software builds upon the architecture and performance enhancements in Maya 6.5 to deliver a feature-packed release. On show at Siggraph booth 1312, Maya 7 offers new and improved tools for fas

02/08/2005 Sharman announces appointments to top CBBC team
CBBC Controller Alison Sharman has announced two major appointments to her team. Joe Godwin joins CBBC from Nickelodeon UK to become Head of CBBC Entertainment; and Reem Nouss, currently Executive Pr

02/08/2005 Skaramoosh steps up to take Paintbox for the fandango
London-based Skaramoosh has taken delivery of a Paintbox graphics system to enhance its graphics, animation, layering and effects production. The Paintbox brings the power of Quantel-designed hardwar

02/08/2005 Sony and NVIDIA become Khronos promoting members
The Khronos Group has announced that NVIDIA and Sony Computer Electronic Inc (SCEI) have become Khronos Promoting Members, gaining a seat on the Board of Directors that direct Khronos activities. Khr