Broadcast News Archive for February, 2006
10/02/2006 GearBox opens office in the North of England
GearBox recently opened an office in the North of England to deal with the growing demand from broadcast companies, postproduction facilities and creative professionals in the area to access what Lond

10/02/2006 London star stages a comeback
Double-decker buses have long been an iconic part of daily life in Britain, changing their look every few years, but always providing a constant service. Now an innovative company called Double Deck

10/02/2006 Macrovision appoints Robert J. Majteles to Board of Directors
Macrovision Corporation have announced that Robert J. Majteles has been appointed to serve on its Board of Directors. Majteles is the founder of Treehouse Capital LLC, an investment firm focused on b

10/02/2006 New James Bond to judge the best of the UK's young film talent
New 007 Daniel Craig, ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ star Martin Freeman, film director Anthony Minghella CBE and television wildlife presenter Sir David Attenborough are just some of the celebrit

09/02/2006 ‘Brokeback Mountain’ beats ‘King Kong’ to the top
‘Brokeback Mountain’ has scooped two of the top accolades at the 26th Awards of the London Film Critics’ Circle. The Hollywood blockbuster, which has already won four Golden Globes and secured eight

09/02/2006 Autoscript introduces next-generation teleprompting system
Autoscript, an international company providing the highest quality products for teleprompting applications, will soon launch "GoPrompt-15", a new, self-contained, completely wireless prompting system.

09/02/2006 BBC Three celebrates its birthday with online campaign to discover new comedy talent
Celebrating its third birthday today, BBC Three has launched a major online campaign to find the next generation of comedy writers and creators from amongst its audience, to launch in early March. Th

09/02/2006 dB Broadcast chooses Calrec digital consoles for Jordan's new TV station
dB Broadcast, the leading UK systems' integrator and the company responsible for the multi-million pounds technical infrastructure of ATV, Jordan's new independent TV station, has chosen three Calrec

09/02/2006 ITN Multimedia announces expanded services at 3GSM
ITN Multimedia, a leading independent content provider for mobile and broadband platforms, has announced details of its growing range of multimedia services. This comes as Nicholas Wheeler, Managing

09/02/2006 Snell & Wilcox extends industry-leading standards conversion range with launch of six new products
Snell & Wilcox is expanding its world-leading standards conversion product portfolio with the launch of six new compact converters. Branded as part of the company’s Kudos Plus range, the new converter

09/02/2006 Wohler Technologies look to Touch Screen LCD mini-router system
At NAB 2006, Wohler Technologies will introduce a new Touch Screen LCD video monitor series with mini-router function, and multi-screen output. The ‘Touch-it’ series from Wohler Technologies, offers

09/02/2006 YouthAction Northern Ireland and UK Youth launch Film for Youth
World famous film director, Guy Ritchie, in conjunction with youth work charities YouthAction Northern Ireland and UK Youth, is launching a new film-making festival ‘Film for Youth’ in London today, c

08/02/2006 Air Studios sold by Chrysalis Group and Pioneer
Richard Boote, owner and Managing Director of Strongroom recording studios, has announced his purchase of AIR Studios, the world class recording facilities established and chaired by legendary Beatles

08/02/2006 Berlin Film Festival goes digital with Barco
Imaging specialist Barco is pleased to announce that organizers of the 56th Berlin International Film Festival have selected D-CINE PREMIERE DP100 and D-CINE PREMIERE DP90 projectors for all digital s

08/02/2006 Chris Steele joins Digital Vision as Director of Product Management
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that Chris Steele will join the company as Director of Product Manage

08/02/2006 Indies at helm of new regional TV series
Independent producers from across England have contributed to a new series of regionally–based documentaries to be screened on BBC One this month – ‘Seven Man-Made Wonders’. The series builds on the

08/02/2006 Network Electronics reports record breaking fourth quarter
Network Electronics ASA, the leading international manufacturer of the extremely popular compact and modular VikinX routers, and flashlink innovative optical transport and signal processing products,

08/02/2006 PricewaterhouseCoopers to lead Academy Awards balloting process
Continuing its 72-year relationship with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced that Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas will lead the balloting process

08/02/2006 Rushes complete new Halifax spot
Rushes have just completed work on ‘Moocher’, a spectacular, 1920’s inspired commercial for Halifax mortgage advice service. This is the first Halifax ad in some time not to feature the well known f

08/02/2006 Telmap and Navteq to provide a version of Telmap Navigator based on Lonely Planet content for Barcelona
Telmap, a world-leading provider of mobile Mapping and Navigation solutions, and NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, have announced a

07/02/2006 Autodesk ships Incinerator 1.0
Autodesk has announced the shipping of a new product, Autodesk Incinerator 1.0, which increases the real-time performance and interactivity of Autodesk’s Discreet Lustre digital colour grading system.

07/02/2006 FILM Birmingham calls action on city’s film and television production
Birmingham will cement its reputation as a pioneering centre for international film and television production this month with the official launch of FILM Birmingham, the city’s film office. FILM Bir

07/02/2006 Irdeto signs agreement with IDway
Irdeto, the proven expert in content security for digital TV, IPTV and mobile networks, has licensed IDway, a leading supplier of software solutions for digital TV consumer equipment, to integrate Ird

07/02/2006 Leading hire company chooses Hamlet monitoring for HD
TX, one of the UK’s leading professional equipment hire companies, specialises in broadcast shooting facilities for dramas, documentaries and entertainment programming. As part of its migration to f

07/02/2006 Nice Shoes graded high definition Super Bowl spots with da Vinci
da Vinci's 2K Plus˙ image enhancement system has been used by New York-based commercial post house Nice Shoes for colour correction of high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) Super Bowl