Broadcast News Archive for April, 2006
20/04/2006 nNovia Launch QC Deck and QC100-R at NAB
nNovia will be showcasing the latest additions to their Digital Video Recorder (DVR) range on stand SU216 at NAB 2006. Being launched at NAB are the Quick Capture (QC) Deck, featuring removable 'Medi

20/04/2006 Rorke Data sign distribution agreement with Avid Technology
Video Broadcast industry specialist Rorke Data, has announced the signing of a national distribution agreement with Avid Technology, for the Avid Xpress, Avid Liquid and MEDIArray families of real-wor

20/04/2006 SGL unveil FlashNet6 at NAB2006
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of digital video storage/archive management software, will unveil for the first time its fully redesigned data archive and management software, FlashN

20/04/2006 Students at Bournemouth Arts Institute scoop three awards
Students on the BA (Hons) Film Production course at the Arts Institute at Bournemouth scooped three trophies at the 2006 Kodak Student Commercial Awards. The Kodak Student Commercial Awards are recog

20/04/2006 Telecast Fiber Systems showcase new module for Viper II platform
At NAB2006 Telecast Fiber Systems will showcase a new module set for the company's popular Viper II fiber optic video/audio platform. Telecast's new 5269 fiber optic serial digital video/audio module

20/04/2006 TSL add new peripherals to TallyMan studio control system
TSL has announced that it has added new peripherals to its successful TallyMan studio control system. ESP-1 and ESP-1R expanders allow the tally system to be extended, with increased capacity for ser

19/04/2006 Arroyo Video Solutions extends leadership position in nPVR
Following numerous recent operator announcements of network personal video recorder (nPVR) services, Arroyo Video Solutions has announced enhancements to its nPVR software, further solidifying its lea

19/04/2006 Atlanta's WXIA-TV goes HD with Utah Scientific
WXIA-TV, an NBC affiliate and Gannet-owned station based in Atlanta, recently made the transition to HD with master control and routing switchers from Utah Scientific. As part of its new system, the

19/04/2006 Front Porch Digital launches DIVAnet 2.0
Front Porch Digital, the Broadcast and Media Division of Incentra Solutions, has announced the launch of DIVAnet 2.0, an important extension of the distributed architecture of the company’s patented

19/04/2006 Irish Film Board names two new staff
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board has announced the appointment of two new staff. Mark Byrne and Niamh O’Reilly have been appointed to the positions of Business & Legal Executive and Exe

19/04/2006 ITV Play launches on Freeview
ITV has today launched its newest digital channel on Freeview – ITV Play – with big name programmes lined up for the coming weeks. The ITV Play channel will feature the first ever ITV Friends Reunite

19/04/2006 LCI chooses VertigoXmedia to enhance production of news graphics
VertigoXmedia has announced that LCI, the all-news channel affiliated with France's TF1, has purchased the Xmedia Suite and multiple VertigoCG graphics systems to enhance its news graphics production

19/04/2006 SGL to debut FlashNet6 at NAB
Software Generation Ltd (SGL) is to unveil for the first time its fully redesigned data archive and management software, FlashNet6, at NAB 2006 on Booth SL1513 V. Featuring open standards such as MS

19/04/2006 Zaxcom to introduce new ZFR100 broadcast-quality recorder at NAB
At NAB 2006 Zaxcom will introduce its new ZFR100, a broadcast-quality recorder that can record up to 12 track-hours of audio directly to a 2-GB flash memory card. As an ultra-compact recorder, the v

14/04/2006 Axia to introduce iProFiler at NAB
Axia Audio will expand its line of software applications for IP-Audio networks at NAB 2006 with the introduction of iProFiler, a powerful multi-channel audio archiving / logging program that works wit

14/04/2006 Harris Corporation announces first worldwide sales and shipments of new Platinum router
Harris Corporation has announced that its new PlatinumT line of advanced, multi-format routing switchers for large routing applications is rapidly gaining momentum across the industry, as demonstrated

14/04/2006 ITN launches 24 hour news and weather channels on Vodafone
ITN Multimedia, the UK’s leading independent content provider for mobile and broadband platforms, has announced the launch of its streamed 24-hour news channel service and the ITN Weather Channel on V

14/04/2006 RTÉ Television upgrades graphics kit with six Discreet Flint visual effects systems from Autodesk
Ireland’s public service broadcaster, Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ), has invested in six Discreet Flint visual effects systems running on Linux-based workstations for its graphics department. Replacin

14/04/2006 Snell & Wilcox HD technologies to support NAB-HD
Snell & Wilcox has announced that over the course of the NAB 2006 exhibition, April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), the company’s industry-leading solutions for HD production, broadca

13/04/2006 AP Television News appoints new Director of Technology
David Hoad has been appointed Director of Technology for AP Television News. Hoad, who was previously Head of Technology and Strategic Projects, will now assume responsibility for all aspects of tel

13/04/2006 DTG integrates Intelligent Transfer Technology with Omneon Media Servers
Digital Transaction Group will be demonstrating its new Intelligent Transfer Technology with the Omneon Media Server at NAB 2006. DTG’s implementation with Omneon includes the ability to transfer syn

13/04/2006 Focus FireStore FS-4 Pro HD now also supports QuickTime HDV for HDV cameras
Holdan Ltd, UK & Ireland Exclusive Distributor for Focus Enhancements, has announced that the Focus FireStore FS-4 Pro HD will add native QuickTime HDV support to the already extensive list of Direct

13/04/2006 FremantleMedia secures major deals for ‘Neighbours’ & ‘The Bill’
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production company FremantleMedia, has signed long-term agreements with VRT Belgium for further episodes of ‘Neighbours’ and

13/04/2006 ITN makes major format commitment to DVCAM for ITV News
ITN, the world’s largest independent news organisation, has made a major format commitment to DVCAM for its ITV News operations. As part of a significant investment in newsgathering equipment, ITN h

13/04/2006 Joe Houlihan to join Twofour as Creative Director
Twofour continues to strengthen its broadcast team with the appointment of former RDF president in LA, Joe Houlihan, who is returning to the UK in June 2006 to join Twofour as Creative Director. Hou