Broadcast News Archive for February, 2006
28/02/2006 APT to display impressive audio codecs at NAB
Audio Processing Technology (APT), the Belfast-based audio compression specialist, will be displaying an impressive range of state-of-the-art audio codecs and licensing opportunities for its apt-X alg

28/02/2006 BBC Motion Gallery ‘hangs ten’ at Brighton
BBC Motion Gallery, the footage sales arm of BBC Worldwide, has announced new sporting footage to be made available commercially for the first time. In an agreement finalised at BBC Showcase today, B

28/02/2006 Custom Consoles introduces Media Wall
Making its worldwide launch at IFSEC in May, NEC, Birmingham, 8 - 11 May, Custom Consoles' Media Wall is designed to accommodate large or small arrays of flat-panel monitors and ancillary equipment.

28/02/2006 FPD completes DIVArchive installation
Front Porch Digital (FPD), the Broadcast and Media Division of Incentra Solutions, has announced that it has completed a new Distributed Intelligent Versatile (DIV) Archive installation dedicated to t

28/02/2006 International Interactive Emmy Award nominations announced
Nominations for the first International Interactive Emmy Awards have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 12 nominees in three categories: Interactive

28/02/2006 Metro Events beat the drums for BAE Systems
Metro Events has announced details of a recently completed project for BAE Systems, the aerospace company. The BAE Systems Rochester Employee Recognition Evening took place on February 10 and Metro

28/02/2006 Pioneer appoints new Head of Finance
Leading UK science and factual indie Pioneer Productions has appointed former HIT financier Peter Dunkerley to the role of Head of Finance. Dunkerley will be responsible for managing the finances o

28/02/2006 Sony announce changes in support services structure
Sony has announced four key changes in the structure of its support services, designed to deliver improvements to all UK customers. The changes will take place over the next few months. A new Euro

27/02/2006 BBC Governors outline proposed changes to complaints handling
The BBC Governors have outlined proposed changes to their complaints appeals process and are inviting licence fee payers to comment on them during a four week consultation. This is the first time the

27/02/2006 FOR-A to launch 16-channel multi-viewer
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, is to introduce the latest member of its MV series, the MV-16S 16-channel, multi-viewer at

27/02/2006 FremantleMedia goes back in time with 'Prehistoric Park'
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production outfit FremantleMedia, has announced that the highly-anticipated big budget 'Prehistoric Park' (6x60’), from the c

27/02/2006 Granada International inks deals with three indies
Continuing its successful work with independent producers, Granada International has agreed deals with three leading independent producers who are creating brand new shows for children of all ages. T

27/02/2006 Industry confidence high, reports IABM Industry Trends Survey
Respondents to the IABM Industry Trends Survey have revealed that their confidence is high with just over half stating increased confidence in the next quarter compared to only eight per cent reportin

27/02/2006 NTI introduce exciting family of software
NTI is introducing an exciting family of software for the European market at CeBit in the Planet Reseller pavilion. Staff will be available to discuss: •Dragon FliX that makes it fast, easy for Ma

27/02/2006 Roxio releases MyDVD 8 Premier
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, has released MyDVD 8 Premier, which introduces significant enhancements including advanced video editing capabilities and au

27/02/2006 WMFE-TV choose Titan
When WMFE-TV, the PBS affiliate in Orlando evaluated automation systems as part of their master control upgrade, the ongoing costs for annual technical support were of critical concern. While all br

24/02/2006 Extra £7.5M for arts in Scotland
Scottish Culture Minister Patricia Ferguson has announced an extra £7.5 million for the arts in Scotland, to be administered by the Scottish Arts Council & Scottish Screen. Ken Hay, Chief Executive

24/02/2006 German Federal Armed Forces use Telecasts's Digital Copperhead multiplexers
Telecast Fibre Systems has announced that its Digital CopperHead fibre optic multiplexers are being used by the German Federal Armed Forces to support video training for remotely stationed soldiers.

24/02/2006 ITN Archive and Channel 4 launch documentary talent hunt
A new documentary competition launched today aims to give emerging British documentary filmmakers a golden opportunity to showcase their talent at the new BRITDOC Festival, to be held in Oxford from J

24/02/2006 Marquis Broadcast Launches Operal V3 at NAB 2006
Marquis Broadcast, specialists in broadcast workflow studies and software solutions, will be launching a major new upgrade to its Operal workflow design tool at NAB 2006 with the launch of version 3.0

24/02/2006 OmniBus appoint new Vice President of Customer Services
OmniBus Systems, the award-winning provider of comprehensive automation and content management solutions to the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Richard Tyrrell-Ead as Vice Preside

24/02/2006 Panasonic helps Britain’s Shelley Rudman win silver
Olympic Skeleton Team members’ preparations were given a last minute boost by the generous donation of a new top of the range video camera and PT-LM2EB data projector for capturing and viewing track s

24/02/2006 QuVIS and Rorke Data team up for NASA
Rorke Data, a subsidiary of San Jose-based Bell Microproducts, and QuVIS, the leading provider of hi fidelity high resolution motion imaging technology, have announced that a pairing of complementary

24/02/2006 Your chance to become a Film Producer - and break some world records!
Two enterprising students are using the Internet to offer people worldwide the chance to be part of an ambitious enterprise to make a million dollar feature-length film - and also gain a world record.

23/02/2006 Canopus EDIUS Pro 3 and EDIUS Broadcast support new Canon XL H1 camcorder
Canon USA and Canopus have jointly announced that the Canopus EDIUS Pro v3.6 and EDIUS Broadcast real-time video editing solutions support the new Canon XL H1 affordable, lightweight 24fps HD camcorde