Broadcast News Archive for September, 2005
19/09/2005 DiGiCo consoles give Auditive flawless perfomance
The Gold Globes Gala is one of Portugal’s most important televised awards shows. It is produced and broadcast by SIC, a privately owned Portuguese channel, and honours stars from the diverse worlds of

19/09/2005 JVC introduces the tapeless DR-HD100 40 & 80 GB hard disk drive
The new JVC model DR-HD100 hard disk drive, which attaches directly on the JVC GY-HD100E camcorder, uses a single FireWire cable to communicate audio, video, timecode and control information. The D

19/09/2005 Leitch's NEXIO server solution provides foundation for CHUM Television
Leitch Technology Corporation, a leading provider of SD/HD solutions for professional digital video, has announced that veteran Canadian broadcaster CHUM Limited has selected Leitch's NEXIO server sys

19/09/2005 Omneon spectrum media server supports Sci Fi Channel playout for CNBC Europe
Omneon Video Networks has announced that CNBC Europe has deployed an Omneon Spectrum media server system for streamlined and reliable transmission of all content for NBC Universal's Sci Fi channel. T

19/09/2005 Quantel demonstrates realtime, true 4K pan and scan at IBC
Visitors to Quantel’s stand at the IBC 2005 convention in Amsterdam witnessed the world’s first realtime true 4K super-film resolution playout with realtime pan and scan. Putting this achievement in

19/09/2005 TNS expands with Pharos Mediator
Technicolor Network Services UK, part of the Services division of Thomson, has invested in Pharos Communications workflow management and control systems for its new multi-channel playout facility at C

16/09/2005 Autodesk and Ballistic Publishing announce ELEMENTAL 2
Autodesk and Ballistic Publishing (Adelaide, Australia) have announced the call for entries for ELEMENTAL 2, a coffee table-style art book of high-resolution images that will be published to showcase

16/09/2005 Canon introduces next generation HD XL H1 camcorder
Canon, a leader in photographic and imaging technology, has announced the launch of the new High Definition camcorder XL H1: the next generation XL series video camcorder. As the new flagship in Cano

16/09/2005 Culture Secretary confirms five-year digital TV switchover timetable
The government has announced details of the five-year phased switchover to digital television across the ITV regions. Announcing the switchover at the Royal Television Society Cambridge Convention 20

16/09/2005 High Point score hit with sex traffic drama ‘Matrioshki’
Since launching ten part sex traffic drama, ‘Matrioshki’ at MIPCOM last year, the series has been snapped up by a growing number of territories eager to share in the success. Ratings for ‘Matrioshki’

16/09/2005 Jowell says BBC will remain at heart of PBS
Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell has said that the digital switchover timetable is "only part of the story" in the context of the British broadcasting market and Public Service Broadcasting (PSB). In a

16/09/2005 Pro-Bel Sirius Gold chosen for tpc's HD OB truck
Pro-Bel has announced that tv productioncenter zürich (tpc), Switzerland’s largest TV production company and a member of the SRG SSR idée suisse (Swiss Broadcasting Corporation), is using a Sirius Gol

16/09/2005 Quartz seals deal at IBC with Belgian public broadcaster VRT
Belgium's Public Broadcaster for the Flemish community, VRT has confirmed a recent order placed with Dutch systems solutions company, N.I.C.E. The deal with N.I.C.E, Quartz Electronics distributor fo

16/09/2005 Students’ Film Festival at the Riverfront marks 40th year of IFSW
Marking 40 years of film-making at the International Film School Wales (IFSW), a selection of the students’ best films will be shown before the main feature films scheduled at the Riverfront arts cent

16/09/2005 TSL unveil latest TallyMan system features
TSL has unveiled the latest developments in tally and UMD system design with the launch of two new, single-box versions of its groundbreaking system TallyMan. TSL is now offering TallyMan as standard

15/09/2005 Blue Sound invests in Solid State Logic’s C200 digital console technology
Blue Sound, a well-established studio in Levallois, Paris, has invested in two Solid State Logic C200 digital production consoles for its Studios A and B. Best known for its sound to picture work for

15/09/2005 Fun Branston squeezy commercial means no pickles at Rushes
A witty commercial posted at Rushes for small-chunk Branston Pickle in a squeezy bottle cannot fail to make the audience the laugh. As the commercial suggests, it’s now so easy to make the perfect sa

15/09/2005 HD-ready and Dolby E audio monitoring with integral HD video downconversion shown by TSL
TSL has shown two major audio monitoring developments at this year’s IBC – affordable Dolby E monitoring and multi-standard HD video down conversion in its audio monitoring range. Dolby E allows up t

15/09/2005 Nordisk Film purchases the first Cintel diTT0
Cintel International are pleased to announce that Nordisk Film Post Production Stockholm, based in Sweden have purchased the first diTTo film scanner. Nordisk Film Post Production Stockholm offers th

15/09/2005 Presteigne expands HD range with a major equipment purchase from Sony
As part of an overall investment of €10 million on HD equipment so far in 2005, the new Sony HD equipment complements Presteigne’s existing HD offerings and builds on the success of the Sony HD fly-aw

15/09/2005 Pro-Bel selected by Turner Europe for London playout facility
Pro-Bel has announced that Turner Entertainment Networks International Ltd (TENIL) has selected core technology from the company for the successful construction of its brand new playout facility. Bas

15/09/2005 Sony celebrates silver HD for high quality OB production equipment
At IBC 2005, Sony is celebrating its 118th outside broadcast (OB) vehicle order in 25 years, with the announcement that it is to develop a large High Definition (HD) production trailer for SABC, South

15/09/2005 Virage's powers BBC Broadcast's navigation services
Virage has announced that its core technology will be powering BBC Broadcast's navigation services. Demonstrated throughout IBC, these services allow content providers to generate maximum revenue fro

14/09/2005 AJA Video launches KONA LH no-compromise Apple G5 HD capture card
At IBC, AJA Video has announced the immediate availability of its new KONA LH, a 10-bit uncompressed video capture card for editing on the Apple G5 with Final Cut Studio. KONA LH is the only PCI card

14/09/2005 Alan Holden joins Deltron on BES acquisition
Deltron Emcon acquired the highly regarded broadcast patch panel business, BES Electronics in July 2005. Coinciding with the acquisition, Alan Holden was appointed Business Development Manager, broad