Broadcast News Archive for September, 2005
07/09/2005 Infogate Online and ViewCast Corp to showcase original end-to-end IPTV Solution at IBC 2005
Infogate Online, a leading provider of end-to-end IPTV middleware solutions to the telecom industry worldwide has partnered with ViewCast Corporation to showcase an end-to-end IPTV solution for teleco

07/09/2005 ITV and BBC launch 'Freesat' digital service
ITV has today announced a new service in conjunction with the BBC that will further strengthen its position in the digital television environment. ITV and the BBC are working together to develop a ne

07/09/2005 Macrovision Corporation appoints Chief Financial Officer
Macrovision Corporation has announced that James Budge joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Budge will oversee all aspects of financial

07/09/2005 Michel Proulx appointed Chief Technology Officer at Miranda
Miranda Technologies today announced that Michel Proulx has been appointed to the position of Chief Technology Officer, and Marco Lopez has joined the company as Vice President of Product Development.

07/09/2005 New Director of Special Opportunities Europe joins Wohler Technologies’ sales team
Wohler Technologies has announced that Darryl Rose has joined their sales team as Director, Special Opportunities in Europe. Rose will be focusing his initial efforts on strengthening and expanding t

06/09/2005 BALBOX adjustable audio delay upgrade fixes lip-sync problems
BAL Broadcast has added user adjustable audio delay to its AES/EBU digital audio Distribution Amplifier in the BALBOX format. BAL now offers a version of its digital audio distribution amplifier with

06/09/2005 Courtyard's Multiformat SPG proves popular
Since its launch at the end of last year Courtyard's CY490 multiformat SPG and test pattern generator has enjoyed considerable success, with over 100 units already delivered and many more on order. C

06/09/2005 DGP completes £350,000 expansion
With an investment of £350,000, DGP, the Soho based DVD and postproduction facility, is expanding both in terms of physical space and in new and upgraded kit. This August has seen DGP signing off on

06/09/2005 Eyeheight announces keyEyes HD keyer
Making its worldwide debut at IBC2005, keyEyes is the latest addition to Eyeheight's broad range of HD and multi-format broadcast equipment. A high-definition downstream linear keyer with background

06/09/2005 HD power from IDX batteries
One difference in switching to HD equipment is that the cameras draw more power. IDX Lithium-Ion batteries have always offered high capacities in a compact lightweight package. Now the new range prov

06/09/2005 Sumners buys first VCube HD 2Ks
Manchester postproduction house, Sumners, which has a history of pioneering new TV technologies, has scored another first by installing two of Merging Technology’s brand new VCube HD 2K hard disk base

06/09/2005 TNP Broadcast Sales appointed JVC Premiere Dealer
TNP Broadcast Sales Ltd. the long established supplier of new and "previously operated" broadcast equipment has been appointed a JVC Premier Dealer. This gives the company access to a wide range of m

06/09/2005 tpc installs Chyron Duet HyperX in highly sophisticated HD OB
Chyron Corporation has announced its association with tv productioncenter zürich’s (tpc) new HD Outside Broadcast vehicle, being demonstrated at IBC by Sony Professional Services (as prime contractor

05/09/2005 BBC announces first round of potential bidders for HR services
The BBC has launched the next stage of the procurement process for parts of its HR services. The process formally began in July 2005 with the publication of a notice in the Official Journal of the Eu

05/09/2005 BBC Worldwide's 'The Greatest Show On Earth' scores a hattrick
BBC Worldwide has announced three more international presales of the upcoming football series, 'The Greatest Show On Earth', celebrating the history of the World Cup. The eagerly anticipated series,

05/09/2005 Eyeheight adds composite facilities to legalEyesSDi
Eyeheight has expanded the capabilities of its legalEyesSDi legaliser with the addition of composite signal handling. The enhanced version features separate settings for NTSC and PAL limits in SDI,

05/09/2005 Narrowstep to demonstrate power of IP TV at IBC
Narrowstep Inc, the TV on the Internet Company, will be exhibiting at IBC, demonstrating the power of TV on IP channels distributed to broadband, broadcast and mobile, and how content owners, cable co

05/09/2005 Pharos Mediator redefines media management
Making its worldwide debut at IBC 2005, the Pharos Mediator media management system enables a complete terrestrial, satellite or cable broadcast channel to be controlled and operated from a remote int

05/09/2005 Picture Canning’s ‘Art School’ solution
Endemol West turned to broadcast facilities specialists Picture Canning Company for its latest series for BBC 2, ‘Art School’. The show features tutors at Chelsea College of Art and Design putting jo

05/09/2005 SGL opens new Asian office
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of video storage management software, has significantly expanded its Asian presence with the opening of a new office to serve the region in Perth, Wes

05/09/2005 Studio Alba upgrades to HD
Studio Alba, the Stornoway studio & postproduction facilities house, has upgraded its editing facilities with the installation of Avid Media Composer Adrenaline HD & Discreet Smoke. The Avid Media Co

02/09/2005 Alias embark on major European showcase tour
Alias, the leading innovator of 3D graphics technology, is embarking on a major tour of key European cities to showcase the latest releases of its award-winning entertainment software, Maya 7 and Alia

02/09/2005 Contour Design introduce new MiniPRO 2
Contour Design, award winning designer of ergonomic human input devices, has announced the introduction of the MiniPRO 2, the next evolution in travel mouse technology. Upgraded to an ultra-accurate

02/09/2005 Leader introduce LT292 HD/SD SDI Line Checker
Leader (stand 8.393) has announced a new addition to its range of broadcast test equipment. Making its European debut at IBC, the LT292 digital line checker detects, displays and logs transmission er

02/09/2005 OEMs unveil first Dual DRM and DAB Receivers at IFA in Berlin
Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) standard, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) and RadioScape have announced that multiple companies attending IFA in Berlin demonstrated product prototypes developed aroun