Broadcast News Archive for March, 2006
31/03/2006 'BIG WIN' for the National Lottery
Sometimes an inspired client will tender a brief to a group of exceptionally talented designers and animators, and the work that emerges is proof of what good casting and minimal intervention can do,

31/03/2006 Blackmagic Design launch 2K resolution support with Version 5.5 software
Blackmagic Design has announced true 2K resolution support with Version 5.5 software for the highly popular Multibridge Extreme all-in-one bi-directional converter with PCI-Express. The Multibridge

31/03/2006 DALSA turn to Gefen for digital, high-definition video
When Alan Lasky and the special projects team at Los Angeles-based DALSA Digital Cinema began to spec their vision for a 21st century, all-digital video chain theater showcase, they turned to Gefen, a

31/03/2006 Gold medal performance from PRG Europe
NBC Universal offered unprecedented coverage of the Torino Winter Olympic Games from its purpose built TV studios in Turin this year. Helping to ensure that NBC Universal could effectively broadcast l

31/03/2006 Harris release latest addition to its series of TVM precision test instruments
Harris Corporation has announced the release of its VideotekR TVM-840 multi-format SD-SDI video and audio signal analyser, the latest addition to its series of TVM precision test instruments with int

31/03/2006 JVC distributes the award winning Edirol V-440HD Video & Graphics Mixer
Building on the success of the Edirol V-4, the V-440HD is capable of 8 video inputs, 4 SD and 4 HD or RGB video sources. Among its many unique features, it has the ability to link multiple units toge

31/03/2006 M2 Television choose HHB Communications to supply three Pro Tools systems
M2 Television has chosen HHB Communications’ specialist post division Scrub to supply three new Pro Tools HD3/ICON systems. A 32-fader surround spec D-Control and 8-fader D-Command are already instal

31/03/2006 Somethin' Else Programming goes global
Somethin’ Else, the UK’s largest cross-platform production company, has recently won two major new radio commissions to provide programming for leading international radio broadcasters. The two commi

30/03/2006 Citytv Toronto to broadcast news in HD with Ross Technology
Ross Video has announced that CHUM Television's flagship station, Citytv Toronto, will broadcast its news programming in HD using the Synergy 4 MD-X digital production switcher beginning September 200

30/03/2006 Designlab appoints Sales, PR and Marketing Manager
London postproduction facility Designlab has appointed Daniel Reynolds as its Sales, PR and Marketing Manager. Coming from an international distribution background, Reynolds will be responsible for

30/03/2006 DTG’s Intelligent Transfer technology integrates with Pathfire
The Digital Transaction Group (DTG) will be demonstrating its new Intelligent Transfer Technology integration with Pathfire at NAB 2006. DTG’s Intelligent Transfer Technology automates transfers for

30/03/2006 Eyeheight to introduce keyEyesMDi multidefinition keyer at NAB 2006
Making its international debut at NAB2006, Eyeheight's keyEyesMDi is a high-quality downstream linear keyer for 1080i and 720p, 625 and 525 operation. keyEyesMDi incorporates all the facilities need

30/03/2006 Framestore CFC behind VFX on ‘V for Vendetta’
‘V for Vendetta’, which opened in the UK and US on March 17 2006, is a new dramatic thriller with a political twist. Based on the graphic novel illustrated by David Lloyd, the Warner Bros. Pictures/

30/03/2006 ND SatCom opens Moscow subsidiary
ND SatCom, a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast and defence communication network solutions, has announced the opening of its Moscow subsidiary ND SatCom Russia to st

30/03/2006 Rushes expansion sees wealth of new talent appointed
The major expansion programme at leading facility, Rushes Postproduction Limited, continues apace with the appointments of VFX Artists Roisin Dunstall, Martin Goodwin and Richard White and Senior Prod

30/03/2006 Study highlights need for more innovative TV on mobile phones
The results of a new study, ‘Mobile TV – Attitudes to Broadcast on Mobile’, has confirmed the need for broadcast and entertainment brands to work harder to tailor their content to mobile phones. The

29/03/2006 3sixtymedia deploys Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD multiformat production switcher
3sixtymedia, an ITV Productions/BBC Resources joint venture broadcast studio, has invested in the Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD production switcher. Installed at Studio 12 in Manchester, the Kahuna of

29/03/2006 BBC One comedy gets the green light
Peter Fincham, Controller of BBC ONE, and Lucy Lumsden, Controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, have given the go ahead for six new comedy pilots. The shows will be made this year and will combine some

29/03/2006 Dielectric demonstrates wide-ranging industry expertise with four presentations at NAB 2006
Dielectric Communications have been chosen to give four presentations at NAB 2006. This unusually high number of presentations from one company reflects Dielectric’s deep knowledge of the radio and

29/03/2006 Hit ITV format goes international
Granada International has secured a number of format deals for ‘Dancing on Ice’, its hot new format which has already proved a cool winner with viewers in the UK. The live entertainment spectacular h

29/03/2006 New HDTV processor from TV One
TV One’s new C2-7300 multi-format, dual-channel HD video processor follows the award winning C2-7200 introduced at NAB 2005 and adds full HD-SDI multi-channel audio processing. The new C2-7300 was c

29/03/2006 New scheme targets industry entrants
Leading London-based film and TV production companies are offering trainees six-month paid placements across development, research, and new media, through Film London’s new Company Placement Scheme.

29/03/2006 ScheduALL announces partnership with ND SatCom for integrated SNG workflow solution
ScheduALL has announced a technology initiative partnership with ND SatCom, a leader in SNG operations, that will result in an integrated workflow solution for broadcasters using SNG vehicles. The s

29/03/2006 Zoo Films and Atomic Cartoons to co-produce ‘Bollywood Road’
London’s Zoo Films, producers of the BAFTA nominated Christmas special ‘The Tale of Jack Frost’, and Canada’s Atomic Cartoons, creators and producers of the worldwide hit ‘Atomic Betty’, are to join f

28/03/2006 Audio Network launches revolutionary music hard drive
Audio Network, pioneers of the revolutionary service for high quality music and sound effects, has announced the launch of AudioPod a 250Gb hard drive system for delivering its recordings. The unique