Broadcast News Archive for March, 2006
20/03/2006 Enhance Technology expands into IP SAN market with new UltraStor IP hybrid technology
Enhance Technology, a leading supplier of storage systems to the IT industry, is expanding the award-winning UltraStor family of storage systems into the storage area network markets with the introduc

20/03/2006 Granada International signs distribution deal with Films Of Record
Leading distributor Granada International has inked a deal with award-winning producer Films of Record to distribute four of its brand new documentaries worldwide. Mark Reynolds, Head of Factual at G

20/03/2006 IABM launches interactive broadcast training DVD
The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers has launched a brand-new, interactive training DVD aimed at non-technical personnel already working in, or entering, the broadcast professio

20/03/2006 Morrison directs Nexus Productions Murphy's spot For St Patrick’s Day
Sam Morrison has directed the latest Murphy’s commercial produced for St Patrick’s Day. In the spot a hand holds an ink pen drawing, on a blank canvas, the basic outline of a bar with a Murphy’s beer

20/03/2006 Sony promise 'any time, any where, any speed' HD at NAB 2006
At NAB 2006, Sony is showcasing its latest range of new products and systems that will help drive the continued adoption and use of High Definition (HD) across global broadcast environments. Sony wil

16/03/2006 Arroyo executives to participate at TelecomNEXT conference
Arroyo Video Solutions will feature its next generation IPTV networked video solution in IBM's booth (#649) at the USTelecom Association's TelecomNEXT Conference & Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention

16/03/2006 Barco offers DCI ready Digital Cinema solutions
Barco has announced that its D-CINE PREMIERE series, the world’s most popular digital cinema projectors, are being manufactured to comply with DCI hardware specifications. Those requirements, set by

16/03/2006 Curious Software at NAB 2006
Curious Software is to use NAB 2006 to showcase its revolutionary new Curious Traffic Flow. Traffic Flow combines Curious Traffic Producer and Curious Map Presenter to offer broadcasters a complete s

16/03/2006 FremantleMedia snaps up Working Dog’s new improv comedy format
FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of programme brands in the world, today has acquired worldwide format rights, excluding Australia and New Zealand, to a new impr

16/03/2006 Stagetec Aurus on tour with Aspen
Aspen Media, UK distributor for Stagetec, has taken the Aurus digital mixing console on tour for a three venue Roadshow. Intended primarily for live operations such as live studio broadcasts, outside

16/03/2006 Streambox supplies advanced encoding solution
Streambox, a leading supplier of real-time video over IP solutions for broadcasting, satellite, and cable, has announced that WVPT - Virginia's Public Television - is using Streambox SBT3 encoding and

16/03/2006 Thriving facilities house Brighton TV announces expansion
Now the largest facilities house in Sussex, Brighton TV has gone through a recent expansion programme and now offers a raft of new equipment and services. Late last year Brighton TV expanded its prem

16/03/2006 University of Bristol to host Screentest
The second year of the UK’s only student-run national student film festival, Screentest, is being held at the University of Bristol from March 17-19, showcasing the very best in young filmmaking talen

15/03/2006 ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ uses Viper Filmstream
‘Last of the Summer Wine’ will be the first UK TV show to utilise the Viper Filmstream Digital Film Camera. This is a major leap forward for television programming and represents a considerable step

15/03/2006 Arroyo to be honoured by OnHollywood
Arroyo Video Solutions has been chosen by OnHollywood as one of the Top 100 Private Company award winners. The OnHollywood 100 is a power list of the top private digital media and entertainment comp

15/03/2006 Fleetwood Mobiles at the Shockwaves NME Awards
For the third year running, Fleetwood Mobiles was given the task of recording the sound at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2006, which took place in February at London’s Hammersmith Palace. The event featu

15/03/2006 FX supplies ProTools rig to award-winning engineer/producer Jerry Boys
The FX Group has supplied a ProTools HD rig to Jerry Boys, studio director of Livingston Studios in North London. The purchase allows Livingston to offer Pro Tools HD in both studios at no extra cha

15/03/2006 Harris Corporation broadens Dolby E support
Harris Corporation has announced that its award-winning Leitch X75T M-PATH Multiple Path Up/Down/Cross Converter Synchroniser is now included in the DolbyR E Partner Programme. The X75 synchroniser

15/03/2006 Lottery gives young people in the north east the chance to walk the red carpet
Multiple Oscar-winning director Ridley Scott today praised a “great initiative” that is giving young people in the North East the chance of a lifetime to learn about the film industry and develop thei

15/03/2006 New BBC Charter puts emphasis on quality and accountability
A "unique solution for a unique organisation", with measures to put the licence fee payer at the heart of everything the BBC does, was set out by Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell as she published a whit

15/03/2006 Nickelodeon France bys raft of children’s shows from Granada International
Following its recent launch at the end of last year, Nickelodeon France has acquired two of Granada International’s top children’s shows. International pre-school hit ‘Pocoyo’, and ‘tween’ comedy dra

14/03/2006 American Le Mans Series and Motors TV tighten links
Motors TV and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) have announced the signing of a three year broadcasting agreement, detailing that Motors TV will be the exclusive live broadcaster for the entire serie

14/03/2006 BBC appoints Arabic TV News Editor
BBC World Service has appointed a News Editor for its Arabic Television Service to be launched in 2007. He is Salah Negm, 50, a former BBC programme Editor, currently General Manager with the Middle

14/03/2006 Bectu Presidential & NEC ballots underway
Postal ballots are under way to elect the Bectu's President and NEC members for 2006-2008. There are ballots in the Arts & Entertainment, BBC and London Production Divisions. The independent scrutin

14/03/2006 CrossOver Productions & Media One Global Limited present ‘Provoked’
CrossOver Productions, in conjunction with Media One Global Limited, has announced its forthcoming release of the eagerly anticipated movie, ‘Provoked’. This UK/ Bollywood co-production is a product