Broadcast News Archive for September, 2005
27/09/2005 Digital Vision appoints Pat Howley as head of sales
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has confirmed that Pat Howley will be heading up Sales in the Americas for Digital

27/09/2005 Emmy shines on Litepanels Mini LED
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has awarded the makers of Litepanels Mini LED light the 2005 Emmy Engineering Plaque. Presented at the 57th Annual Emmy ceremony, the award recognises Lite

27/09/2005 Initiative to provide work opportunities in film and media industries
A new ground-breaking initiative to offer paid work placements at the heart of the film and media industries was launched by Four Corners, an independent media training centre based in East London. T

27/09/2005 Mitcorp to demonstrate equipment at Scottish Broadcast and AV exhibition
One of Europe’s leading broadcast suppliers, Mitcorp will showcase some of its solutions for the entire spectrum of the production and post-production process at the Scottish Broadcast and AV Exhibiti

27/09/2005 Panasonic poised to ship 8GB P2 Cards
Announced at NAB in April this year, Panasonic are poised to release 8GB P2 card in Europe in December. Panasonic point to P2’s simplified workflow and potential savings in time and budget over tape

27/09/2005 Paxson Communications puts Omneon Spectrum Media Server at heart of network
Omneon Video Networks has announced that Paxson Communications, owner and operator one of the largest broadcast television station group in the United States, has selected the Omneon Spectrum media se

27/09/2005 Sonic Solutions announce executive changes
Sonic Solutions has announced that Bob Doris, founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sonic Solutions, will become non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dave Habiger, curre

26/09/2005 ADS Tech launch SDI interface
ADS Tech, an industry leading producer of advanced hardware/software solutions for video production applications, announced today its new portable Dual-Link Serial Digital Interface (SDI) Converter wi

26/09/2005 Alias releases Personal Learning Editions of Maya 7 and MotionBuilder 7
Maya 7 Personal Learning Edition (PLE) and MotionBuilder® 7 Personal Learning Edition are now available for download at</A

26/09/2005 Front Porch Digital selected by Belarus TV
Front Porch Digital, the Broadcast and Media Division of Incentra Solutions has announced that it was selected by Belarus TV, the new Belarusian channel, to implement a digital video archive powered b

26/09/2005 KBS invest in Snell & Wilcox Plus CVR450 converters
In a move to increase its capacity for incoming international feeds, Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) has invested in four new Snell & Wilcox Kudos Plus CVR450 standards converters to convert content

26/09/2005 MotionFX completes major VFX work on Roman Polanski's ‘Oliver Twist’
London-based boutique digital film post-production facility – has recently performed extensive VFX work on Roman Polanski's new film 'Oliver Twist'. A film with very demanding creative and technologi

26/09/2005 Panasonic announce AG-DVX100B Professional Mini DV camcorder
Panasonic has announced the imminent arrival of the ‘AG-DVX100B’ as an important and progressive step in supporting cost effective SD production. Pointing to the quantity of Standard Definition produ

26/09/2005 SGL announce relationship with Ascent Media Systems & Technology Services
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of video storage management software, has announced its relationship with one of the leading global systems integrators, Ascent Media Systems & Techno

26/09/2005 Signals get a boost from TV One
TV One now offers four ultra-compact components that enhance television images and rebuild synchronizing signals. Included within the TV One-task line, these components provide high-quality signal pe

26/09/2005 The Beat Suite scoop E-commerce award
Newcastle-based music library The Beat Suite has won the Best Use of Broadband category at the 2005 North East E-commerce Awards. As the regional winner of one of the six main categories, The Beat Su

23/09/2005 Brick House Video receive STAR award
Brick House Video, the manufacturer of compact equipment received a thumbs up from TV Technology at IBC 2005 acknowledging the innovative technology of the Company’s new Proteus standards converter an

23/09/2005 CBBC commission two new animation series
Two new homegrown animation series have been commissioned by CBBC Controller Alison Sharman as part of the ongoing commitment to supporting the UK animation industry. Aardman Entertainment is bringin

23/09/2005 dB Broadcast wins UK playout centre project
dB Broadcast, the Cambridgeshire-based systems integrator, has been awarded the contract for the supply, installation, integration and commissioning of a new state-of-the-art transmission facility at

23/09/2005 KEYC-TV purchases Snell & Wilcox production switcher
Looking to take control of its transition to high definition broadcasting, CBS affiliate KEYC-TV 12 of Mankato, is the latest U.S. call letter station to purchase the Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD produ

23/09/2005 Panasonic appoint Top Teks as a P2 dealership
Panasonic has announced the appointment of Top Teks as a P2 dealer for the UK market. With the revolution in workflow that P2 offers finding the right dealership with the expertise and understanding

23/09/2005 RTM selects Sysmedia plasma gold for DVB-MHP system
SysMedia, a leading specialist in content management and production systems for interactive TV, teletext and subtitling, has concluded a deal with Radio Television Malaysia (RTM). RTM has placed an o

23/09/2005 The future is wireless with dAFTdATA
dAFTdATA, a leading data solutions exponents, have had a hectic twelve months leading up to PLASA 2005, which saw the launch of their revolutionary new mDMX product. PLASA 05 saw the introduction of

23/09/2005 Visuals Switzerland receive order from TSR
Visuals Switzerland, a member of the Visual Impact Group, has won an order from the Télévision Suisse Romande (TSR) in Geneva to equip their six regional stations. Visuals Switzerland will supply eac

22/09/2005 FremantleMedia seduces HBO with sale of ‘Sex Inspectors’ in the US
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production outfit FremantleMedia, has sold the hit talkbackTHAMES show, ‘The Sex Inspectors’ to HBO, David Ellender, Managing