Broadcast News Archive for October, 2006
05/10/2006 New Documentary On Propeller TV Tackles Gun Crime
Propeller TV (Sky 195) is to screen a powerful documentary and music video created by young people affected by violence, to help tackle the causes of gun and knife crime. Propleller, who claim to be

05/10/2006 Stage One Launch New Opel/Vauxhall Corsa Range In Style
One of Europe's leading scenic contractors, Stage One headed to the mountains and glided into action recently, completing the transformation of Salzburg Airport’s winter skiing terminal into an audito

04/10/2006 AP Archive Obtains Exclusive Rights To Video Featuring Footage Of 9/11 Attackers
AP Archive, a London-based archive of AP Television News, has exclusive distribution rights to new video obtained by The Sunday Times of London which shows two of the 9/11 hijackers laughing and jokin

04/10/2006 BBC Improves Its Vision With Key Appointments
Jana Bennett, Director of the newly created BBC Vision, has announced the latest in a series of senior appointments to the new group. Glenwyn Benson, currently Controller, Factual Television, BBC, wi

04/10/2006 BFI To Open Refreshed Film Centre On South Bank
The BFI has announced that it will open the doors to its revitalised centre on the South Bank on February 1 2007. The building will, for the first time, enable the BFI to present audiences with a ful

04/10/2006 Broadcast Networks provides satellite solutions for production companies
Television production companies wishing to shoot programmes in remote locations can now access tailor-made satellite solutions thanks to a new service launched by UK system integration specialist, Bro

04/10/2006 Hantro Announce Availabiity Of Multi-Format Encoder For Wireless HD Video
Targeting the emerging wireless High Definition (HD) video market Hantro announces the availability of 6280 encoder and 7190 decoder IP cores capable of encoding and decoding 1280 x 720 (720p) resolut

04/10/2006 InscriberR RTXT HD Used By MST Systems During Ryder Cup Coverage
Harris Corporation has announced that its InscriberR RTXT HD real-time, 2D/3D graphics platform was chosen by MST Systems Limited to provide all the graphics for the 36th Ryder Cup Tournament. The In

04/10/2006 Roscolux Launch At Plasa 2006 Brings Colour To Lighting Design
The wider availability of the Roscolux range assures US and European lighting designers easy access to the colours for shows on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as the opportunity to use colours th

04/10/2006 Screen Yorkshire Appoint Sally Joynson as Chief Executive
The agency celebrates a remarkable year of achievement with the appointment of Sally Joynson as Chief Executive. Joynson has worked with Screen Yorkshire since its formation in 2002 as Head of Indust

03/10/2006 Audio Ltd Introduce 'miniTX' at IBC 2006
At IBC, Audio Ltd introduced the new miniTX transmitter that answers the call for a more slimline and lightweight mobile microphone transmitter unit. The new miniTX transmitter features smoothly roun

03/10/2006 BBC secures Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe coverage until 2009
The BBC has negotiated a deal to continue live terrestrial television coverage of the prestigious Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe until 2009. As well as the TV rights to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, the

03/10/2006 Forge Automated Dust-Busting improved with IR Technology
The Foundry has announced a new development with its award-winning Forge dust-busting technology. Forge, a cost-effective command line application, that automatically corrects day-to-day flecks of di

03/10/2006 MainConcept licence codec technology to Verimatrix
MainConcept, a worldwide leader in codec engineering, has announced that it has licensed its codec technology to Verimatrix. Verimatrix, setting the standard in content security solutions that enhanc

03/10/2006 Multi-definition and post production equipment in demand
Eyeheight has reported increasing demand for multi-definition production and post-production equipment among broadcasters and programme producers attending IBC2006. Eyeheight Managing Director Martin

03/10/2006 Panasonic announces partnership with Fujinon
Panasonic has announced a partnership with Fujinon and an offer of an AJ-HDX900 DVCPRO HD Camcorder and a specially manufactured HD lens, available only as part of this package. The lens has all the

03/10/2006 Sony add to HD VTR range increasing accessibility and affordability
Sony has added to its HDCAM range with the introduction of two new Video Tape Recorders (VTRs), the HDW-1800 and HDW-D1800. With a feature-set optimized to offer a lower-cost entry point to the HDCAM

03/10/2006 Sony Vegas+DVD Package - Producing The Tracks?
The latest version of Sony's Vegas+DVD Production Suite unveiled at IBC has squared up to offer improved format support and cater for full-frame rate HDV 1080i editing. Steve Preston peeks at this ful

03/10/2006 Tacet purchases SADiE LRX2 Location Audio Systems
The SADiE LRX2 Location Audio Workstation combines SADiE’s proven high-quality professional audio input and output modules with a tactile hardware control surface and the ability to use a standard lap

02/10/2006 Antena Upgrades To Avid Unity ISIS
Antena studio and post-production centre in North Wales has recently upgraded its facilities with a range of Avid hardware and software. The equipment, installed in early September, consists of an Av

02/10/2006 Anton/Bauer's ElipZ Is Canon Ready
Anton/Bauer’s revolutionary ElipZTM System is already compatible with Canon's new HD handheld cameras, the XH GI and XH A1 models. The ElipZ System consists of three key accessories for handheld work

02/10/2006 Australian Caption Centre Goes Live With WinCAPS
The Australian Caption Centre (ACC), now owned by Red Bee Media, has recently extended its relationship with SysMedia with the purchase of WinCAPS for live captioning at its brand new Melbourne facili

02/10/2006 BFI Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Exhibition Of Six Feature Films
Six major feature films, supported with Lottery funds from the UK Film Council, have been selected for this year’s Times BFI London Film Festival, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2006. The films

02/10/2006 Digital Safari Offer Guide To High Definition Jungle
It is easy to be impressed with HD but there are pitfalls. High Definition specialist Digital Safari offers a bespoke service from acquisition to post production... Digital Safari's MD Jonathan Smile

02/10/2006 Films du Soleil Order Digital Video Exciter From Advent Communications
Satellite uplink manufacturer Advent Communications has agreed an order for the DVE5000 Digital Video Exciter, recently launched at IBC, to French film-makers Films du Soleil. Films du Soleil special