Broadcast News Archive for February, 2006
15/02/2006 Next generation of Sony XDCAM Professional Disc completes HD line-up
The next generation of Sony's XDCAM Professional Disc system offers European cinematographers, broadcasters and video professionals a complete toolkit of flexible, digital production options. The Son

15/02/2006 Spanish national broadcaster TVE extends relationship with Pro-Bel
Reading-based Pro-Bel have announced that TVE has extended its relationship with the company by purchasing and installing additional routing and control technology. The deal has been handled by Pro-B

15/02/2006 Sundance Digital advances broadcast automation and workflow at NAB 2006
With an aim to "ease", Sundance Digital will introduce a variety of new and enhanced software products at NAB 2006 aimed at simplifying the complexities of master control operations, news programming,

15/02/2006 VintenRadamec Robotic Controller offers 'backward' control
Among the latest additions on show at NAB will be the VintenRadamec controller which is backward compatible with Radamec and Autocam products. The VintenRadamec controller will sit behind the curren

15/02/2006 Visit London announces London TV on Narrowstep’s TelVOS
Visit London, the official visitor organisation for London has launched its own 24 hour broadband channel on, using Narrowstep Inc’s Television Operating System (TelVOS). The new Narr

14/02/2006 Eyeheight safeEyesMDi offers multidefinition safe area generator
Eyeheight's new safeEyesMDi multidefinition safe area generator automatically senses and adapts to incoming 1080i and 720p HD as well as 625i PAL and 525i NTSC SD. The safeEyesMDi allows programme-ma

14/02/2006 Film London holds events at the Berlin Film Festival
A seminar for European producers, Getting the Best out of London - an A-Z guide to the UK's production centre, in association with Peacefulfish - kicked off the Film London presence at the Berlin Film

14/02/2006 Hamlet delivers test and measurement flexibility at NAB 2006
The Flexiscope from test and measurement specialist Hamlet was an award-winning hit of NAB and IBC2005. At NAB 2006 the true potential of this uniquely powerful, high-precision digital platform will

14/02/2006 Irish film Winter’s End seeks votes for Hollywood award
Irish film, 'Winter’s End', has been invited by Cinequest Online to compete in the prestigious 2nd Annual Viewer's Voice Awards. A contemporary thriller set on an isolated farm in rural Ireland, carr

14/02/2006 ITV Local to broadcast live sport using Narrowstep's TelVOS
ITV Local, the new broadband TV channel for the South and South East of England powered by TelVOS, Narrowstep's Television Operating System, will be broadcasting a pay-per-view basketball match with N

14/02/2006 MSA Focus to showcase ForeTV at NAB 2006
MSA Focus is to reveal the broadcast industry’s next-generation automated broadcast management system to audiences at NAB 2006. The new suite, ForeTV, is to migrate MSA Focus’ flagship solutions onto

14/02/2006 Red Giant Software unveils Film Fix restoration tools for Mac OS X
Red Giant Software, publisher of a line of professional desktop tools including Magic Bullet and Knoll Light Factory, has announced the availability of the Macintosh version of Film Fix. The plug-in

14/02/2006 Vision Ped Plus from Vinten is ideal for 'lightweights'
The Vinten Vision Ped Plus, billed as ideal for today’s lightweight production techniques, will be showing at NAB 2005. The Vision Ped Plus is the natural successor to the highly popular Vision Pedes

13/02/2006 Austria’s ORF selects Harris
Harris Corporation has announced that ORF, Austria’s public broadcast network, has added 11 Videotek VTM-420HD/SD multi-format, on-screen monitors to its facility. This recent installation brings th

13/02/2006 AXON HD-channels used by Alfacam and Euro1080 in Torino
One of the most prestigious recurring international winter sporting events has begun in Torino, Italy as the Winter Olympics get underway. TOBO, the host broadcaster that is responsible for the produ

13/02/2006 BBC shortlists three companies for facilities management supply
The BBC has chosen three companies to go through to the final stage of its procurement process to find a facilities management supplier for parts of its property portfolio. This follows detailed eval

13/02/2006 Filming starts on new comedy drama for BBC THREE
Filming has begun on 'Teenage Supermodel' (working title), a brand new comedy drama for BBC THREE. The comedy drama is written by Carmel Morgan (The Royle Family; Shameless; Coronation Street) with a

13/02/2006 New Chair of FOCAL International named
Four very strong candidates had put themselves forward for the position left empty since the death of Jane Mercer last September. New Chair of FOCAL Sue Malden brings a wealth of experience from the

13/02/2006 Over 50 global TV channels powered by Narrowstep’s Television Operating System (TelVOS)
Narrowstep, the TV on the internet company, who now power over 50 global broadband channels using their Television Operating System (TelVOS), exhibited at I Deliver at Video Forum. Over the past thre

13/02/2006 PESA to go to 2006 Winter Games
PESA, part of the QuStream group of companies and a leading provider of analogue and digital video and audio equipment for broadcast applications, has announced that its routing solutions will be used

13/02/2006 Radioscape launch new RS200VE module
RadioScape, the world leader in Software Defined Digital Radio solutions, has launched the latest addition to its innovative range of Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) modules. The RadioScape RS200VE mod

10/02/2006 5 Star supplies HSL with 100 new Motor Cases
5 Star Cases has supplied leading lighting and rigging rental company HSL from Blackburn with 100 new Tour Grade road cases to accommodate a variety of CM Lodestar motors. HSL uses 5 Star exclusivel

10/02/2006 ATG Broadcast equips new playout facility for TV4 Sweden
TV4 Sweden has chosen ATG Broadcast, one of Europe's leading broadcast systems integrators, to equip a new multichannel playout area. The country's leading commercial television broadcaster, TV4 Swe

10/02/2006 Blackmagic Design announces Multibridge Extreme 5.4
Blackmagic Design has announced software Version 5.4 for its highly popular Multibridge Extreme editing and converting solution. Multibridge Extreme is the world's first all-in-one bi-directional A/

10/02/2006 Dayang announces 32-channel multi-display controller
A powerful addition to Dayang's MagicWall range of monitor splitters will be introduced at NAB2006 in April. Designed to supercede bulky CRT walls in broadcast master control rooms and presentation