Broadcast News Archive for September, 2005
12/09/2005 NRK installs technology from Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel has announced that Norwegian state-owned broadcaster NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) has purchased and installed a wide range of technology from Pro-Bel in a sale overseen by the comp

12/09/2005 root6 appointed reseller for Avid Symphony Nitris
Avid has appointed Soho-based root6 as re-sellers for its new Avid Symphony Nitris HD finishing tool, showcased at NAB earlier this year. Avid Symphony Nitris combines the popular Symphony toolset wi

12/09/2005 TSL offers in-monitor-display system tally solution
TSL, a leading international independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has announced that it has developed In-Monitor-Display (IMD) technology to cater for the increasing number of si

09/09/2005 Autodesk unveil 'What is Real' theme for IBC 2005
Autodesk has unveiled its 'What is Real' themed stand (7.420) to attendees at IBC in Amsterdam on Friday. Autodesk, perhaps better known for its Discreet product line-up, will showcase its media and

09/09/2005 BBC Broadcast transmits first HD broadcast in Mpeg 4 to IBC
BBC Broadcast will be transmitting a specially crafted HD test channel simultaneously in Mpeg 2 and Mpeg 4 from its Broadcast Centre in West London to the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre in Amsterd

09/09/2005 Digital Vision announces 10x speed improvement for Nucoda colour correction system
Digital Vision has announced the introduction of a new 8-core, 4-processor workstation that provides a blistering ten-fold increase in speed for data-centric colour correction. The new 8-core platfor

09/09/2005 Geevs serves up 24/7 programming to Hungary's first private TV network Magyar ATV
Gee Broadcast has announced that Hungarian technology dealer, Somos Video Kft., has brokered the sale of Gee Broadcast’s Geevs servers to Magyar ATV, Hungary’s first private television network. Two G

09/09/2005 Hi Tech Systems launches Q-Tracker at IBC
Hi Tech Systems, manufacturer of multichannel controllers for VTRs and disk servers used by broadcasters and facilities companies worldwide, is launching an entirely new type of controller at IBC2005.

09/09/2005 Lightworks Alacrity MR dissolves conventional barriers in NLE
Lightworks UK is debuting its breakthrough multi-resolution NLE at IBC2005. The new Lightworks Alacrity MR (multi-resolution) supports variable video standards, compression codecs and resolution stan

09/09/2005 root6 supplies Sony XPRI HD finishing suites to top UK factual production company
At IBC, root6 have announced that Parthenon Entertainment, a leading UK producer of factual programming, has upgraded its in-house facilities, spending £250,000 on High Definition production. Two ne

09/09/2005 Smart news production and automation system launched at IBC
Jim Lucas and Engenius Prompting have announced the launch of one of the smartest News Production and Automation Systems into Europe at IBC. "With dozens of installations in the USA, we are now ready

09/09/2005 TSL completes quick turaround on three-channel launch in Iceland
TSL, a leading international independent broadcast systems integrator and manufacturer, has announced the successful completion of a "high-speed" contract for 365 Media in Reykjavik, Iceland. 365 Med

08/09/2005 All 'Paths' lead Rushes to latest Lloyds TSB campaign
‘Paths’ for Lloyds TSB Mobile Banking, a highly stylised and striking commercial that features individuals walking across black paths, leading the famous Lloyds Bank “Black Horse” was post produced at

08/09/2005 Altered Images to sell new Avid Symphony Nitris systems
Altered Images, the Shepperton and Midlands-based broadcast systems reseller, has been appointed by Avid as an Authorised Reseller for its eagerly awaited Avid Symphony Nitris systems. Avid Symphony

08/09/2005 Ascent Media Network Services appoint Chief Operating Officer
Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS) have announced the appointment of Margaret Craig as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Craig, who will report to AMNS President Scott Davis, will have day-to-day resp

08/09/2005 BBC Broadcast gains seven year Flextech Television playout contract
BBC Broadcast has won a seven-year playout contract for all Flextech Television channels. The agreement follows a competitive tender initiated in August 2004 and will see the channels start playout f

08/09/2005 Chyron to introduce Duet MicroX and Duet LX at IBC
At IBC, Chyron are introducing two cost-effective options for broadcast-quality graphics generation and real-time animation. The Duet LX is Chyron’s scalable CG that provides the power of the Duet LE

08/09/2005 MI7 selected to distribute DTS surround encoding products
DTS has selected MI7 to represent the entire DTS Pro Audio Product range in a number of European territories. MI7, headquartered in Malmoe, Sweden, will distribute, supported and market the entire ra

08/09/2005 MotionFX develops combined digitial production and post-production operation
Following a successful Hollywood screening of 'Silence Becomes You', (SBY) MotionFX, has been hailed as one of the world's leading digital cinematography and digital intermediate (DI) combined product

08/09/2005 Plymouth Media Partnership to meet Channel 5 Commissioner
Plymouth Media Partnership (PM-P) members will avail of the chance to meet a television commissioner this month. The organisation that represents Plymouth's screen-based industries has arranged a Cha

08/09/2005 Tiffen launch new interactive website
The Tiffen Company, a world leading manufacturer of photographic filters, lens accessories and imaging related products to the still, motion picture and television markets, has announced the launch of

08/09/2005 TV One appoints sales and marketing manager for Europe
TV One has announced the appointment of Mark Hill as Sales and Marketing Manager of TV One Europe. Hill will manage TV One’s expanding distribution channel and reseller network for the Europe, Middle

07/09/2005 Dr Yaron Simler to join Scopus as President
Scopus Video Networks has announced the appointment of Dr Yaron Simler as its President. His appointment is effective immediately. Dr Simler, a cable and satellite industries veteran, brings to Scopu

07/09/2005 Fusion Pro+ to be launched at IBC 2005
Form, functionality and flexibility are the key attributes of Zandar's next generation product, the FusionPro+, to be launched at IBC 2005. This latest addition gives MultiViewer users more choice

07/09/2005 Gefen adds selection of professional quality component cables and format adapters
System integration in this time of changing AV standards and analogue/digital complexity has received a boost from Gefen. With their new line of format adapters and component cables, component video