Broadcast News Archive for September, 2005
14/09/2005 Megahertz launches SMART SNG at IBC
Megahertz Broadcast Systems chose IBC to launch SMART SNG, a cost effective Satellite News Gathering vehicle that has been specifically designed with a very rapid build time and as an all-round fast r

14/09/2005 Quantel introduces Zone Magic at IBC
Quantel has announced solving the broadcaster's nightmare of local and remote media sharing in server-based production systems. Unveiled to the world at IBC following two years‚ intensive development

14/09/2005 Reuters selects Pro-Bel routing technology for London move
Pro-Bel, a premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and workflow technologies, has announced that Reuters, the international multimedia new

14/09/2005 RTL-TVI and MEDIApro opt for EVS CleanEdit in tapeless ingest system
Both RTL-TVI in Brussels and MEDIApro for Antena 3 in Madrid have chosen EVS' CleanEdit News Production System for a tapeless news ingest process. RTL-TVI is one of the world’s leading end-to-end tap

14/09/2005 Sonic delivers Phase 2 production tools to HD Authoring Alliance
Sonic Solutions has announced the release of significant enhancements to its production toolset in preparation for the new high-definition video disc formats. The releases mark the successful complet

14/09/2005 Sony immersed in engaging HD experience at IBC
At IBC this year, Sony demonstrated a wide range of products and solutions that transform production workflow while affording fresh creative options for broadcasters, post production specialists, prof

14/09/2005 TSL completes second ITV news upgrade with Tyne Tees
TSL, a leading international independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has completed the second news production centre design and installation upgrade for the ITV network in the UK.

14/09/2005 Videotime installs third SSL C100 digital production console
Italian TV broadcast production and post production specialist Videotime has confirmed an order for the facility's third Solid State Logic C100 Digital Production Console. The desk has now been inst

13/09/2005 dB Broadcast chooses Suitcase TV for broadcast logging at new London play out facility
Suitcase TV, the experts in monitoring and logging products for the broadcast industry, have been chosen to supply their Purple Logging for the monitoring and logging purposes of 18 channels for a ne

13/09/2005 Euro1080 and Alfacam confirm deal for Sony HD production equipment and services
Europe’s first all-HD broadcaster Euro1080 and sister production company Alfacam have signed a major contract with Sony for High Definition production equipment and services worth in excess of 3.25 mi

13/09/2005 FOCUS Enhancements FireStore FS-2E brings direct-to-edit VDR to the Studio
FOCUS Enhancements, a worldwide leader in video production and conversion technology, today announced its new FireStore FS-2E Studio Direct To Edit (DTE) recorder. Available through FOCUS Enhancement

13/09/2005 Gee Broadcast increases server family with Geevs SD and MR solutions
Gee Broadcast Systems is premiering two new versions of its successful server family at IBC2005. Geevs SD and MR, the latest in customisable server solution technology for SD and HD workflow, will be

13/09/2005 Ikegami Editcam3 nonlinear camcorder showcased at IBC
Ikegami's disk recording know-how and extensive camera experience have led to the DNS-33W, the latest Editcam model. The DNS-33W achieves real nonlinear acquisition. After recording to the FieldPak2

13/09/2005 Low cost HD switching from Megahertz Broadcast Systems
The advent of High Definition broadcasting has led Megahertz Broadcast Systems to devise a low cost Emergency Changeover Unit that is capable of handling HD digital video. The low-cost unit, called T

13/09/2005 Maya 7 continues Alias' tradition of 3D innovation
Alias‚ new Maya 7 software, showcased at IBC 2005, builds upon the architecture and performance enhancements in Maya 6.5 to deliver a feature-packed release offering new and improved tools for fast, r

13/09/2005 Nucoda 3.0 from Digital Vision released
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has unveiled the much anticipated Nucoda version 3.0 for Film Master and Film Cutte

13/09/2005 Quantel launches The Pablo Suite for colour correction
Quantel has unveiled The Pablo Suite, the next massive step forward for the art and business of colour correction. The Pablo Suite is a unique combination of the world's most powerful image processin

13/09/2005 SSL launches new C300 digital console at IBC 2005
Solid State Logic has unveiled a new-generation digital console designed for the full spectrum of film and post-production applications. The C300 is a compact, assignable console, for fast and effici

12/09/2005 ARRI makes major investment in Sony HDCAM SR High Definition equipment
Leading equipment manufacturer ARRI and its UK rental company, ARRI Media has made a major commitment to the top-end HDCAM SR High Definition (HD) production format. ARRI Media has invested in a tota

12/09/2005 Ascent Media Network Services appoint head of consulting services arm
Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS) has announced the creation of a strategic consulting practice to augment its global Systems & Technology Services offerings. Steve France, most recently of BBC Te

12/09/2005 BBC Broadcast appoints Head of Languaging Services
BBC Broadcast has created a new position in the company to facilitate growth into the translation broadcast market and will now offer language versioning services including subtitles, voice-overs and

12/09/2005 Digital Vision and Cintel show replacement for traditional telecine suite at IBC
In recognition of the ever-changing post-production market and the need for new, more powerful, efficient, cost effective workflows, Cintel and Digital Vision will be showing one such solution on the

12/09/2005 Hi Tech Systems extend live control system line-up
New at IBC2005 from Hi Tech Systems is dualinX which extends live control to a second HT800 series or actiV filer panel to allow two operating stations to independently control the connected VTRs, DDR

12/09/2005 Inlet Technologies introduce Semaphore and releases Fathom 2.1 at IBC
Inlet Technologies, a leading provider of professional encoding solutions for next-generation content distribution, today announced the release of Fathom 2.1 and the introduction of Semaphore 1.0. In

12/09/2005 Microsoft and Siemens to collaborate on developing media industry solutions
At IBC, Microsoft and Siemens Business Services announced that they are working together to develop integrated solutions, including supporting a collaborative-environment architecture, for the media i