Broadcast News Archive for April, 2006
10/04/2006 TANDBERG Television and Arroyo Video Solutions announce nPVR and advertising on-demand solutions
TANDBERG Television and Arroyo Video Solutions have announced cutting edge new solutions for network personal video recorder (nPVR) and on-demand advertising. The new real-time ingest and catalogue

07/04/2006 ‘Largest ever’ pirate DVD manufacturing and distribution facility raided
The Metropolitan Police and Waltham Forest Trading Standards, in a joint initiative with FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft), have raided a major pirate DVD manufacturing facility and made five

07/04/2006 Altered Images and Avid help Wolverhampton University achieve new heights of media excellence
Altered Images Midlands, the Nuneaton office of the Shepperton-based digital broadcast systems reseller, has transformed the media facilities at the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Humanities

07/04/2006 David Ellender promoted to CEO of FremantleMedia Enterprises
David Ellender, currently Managing Director of Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of FremantleMedia, has been appointed CEO FremantleMedia Enterprises and also joins the

07/04/2006 Digital Vision provides Filmlab with revolutionary DI suite
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions has announced that Indian film specialist, Filmlab will provide the Indian film comm

07/04/2006 Internet TV could revolutionise broadcasting, says BBC's Head of New Media
The consumer trial of the BBC's Integrated Media Player (iMP) reveals that television over the internet could revolutionise broadcasting, according to the BBC's Director of New Media & Technology Ashl

07/04/2006 Solid State Logic announces C-Series technical training seminars
With Solid State Logic’s C Series customer base increasing rapidly, the company has announced plans to hold a series of training days that are designed to give end users a thorough grounding in C Seri

07/04/2006 Tribune Broadcasting selects Harris Corporation's Digital Turnaround Processor
Harris Corporation has announced that its Digital Turnaround Processor (DTP) has been selected by Tribune Broadcasting for 21 of its stations, and will comprise a core component in Tribune's upcoming

07/04/2006 TV One hires new Marketing Manager
TV One CEO David Barnes has announced that Amy Fraley has joined the company as Marketing Manager. Now lending support to advertising, marketing and public relations efforts, Fraley will also be ess

06/04/2006 ‘As-Run Log’ option now available for DNF Controls 3040P/DLO Playlist Playout System
DNF Controls has announced the new As-Run Log option for its 3040P/DLO Playlist Playout System, an on-air automation backup system. The new As-Run Log option enables automatic logging of playout tim

06/04/2006 5 Star supplies LED cases for RML
5 Star Cases has designed and built a series of 20 custom flight cases to house Color Kinetics’ new iColor Cove QL LED fixtures, for busy rental company Richard Martin Lighting. In total, the cases

06/04/2006 ITN chooses SSL’s C100 console for main news studio
Solid State Logic are has announced that leading broadcaster ITN has become the first media organisation in the UK to order a C100 digital production console. The desk, which will be installed at the

06/04/2006 ITV to participate in UK HD broadcaster trial
ITV is to team up with the BBC, Channel 4 and five for the technical trial of high definition (HD) television in London this summer. The six-month trial, using a test and development licence from Ofc

06/04/2006 LMG shines with second Snell & Wilcox Kahuna production switcher
LMG Inc, a leading provider of video, audio, lighting, and presentation support, has built its second video production ‘truck in a box’, engineered around the Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD production sw

06/04/2006 Prasad Group extends Digital Vision portfolio with DVNR image processing systems
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has revealed that famous pioneering Indian film postproduction studio, Prasad Group

06/04/2006 Pyramix records the sound of Brazil
‘Brasileirinho’, a 90-minute musical documentary film about Choro, the first genuinely Brazilian urban music, chose Merging’s Pyramix systems to record all the music. It has been a great success at

06/04/2006 TWI to acquire factual indie Darlow Smithson
TWI, the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports programming, and Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP), the multi award-winning London based factual independent production company,

05/04/2006 Chyron introduces Lyric Pro graphics software
Chyron takes a quantum leap in graphics production with the release of Lyric Pro. Driven by Chyron’s innovative interFuse Technology, Lyric Pro transforms the entire workflow of live broadcast, with

05/04/2006 Firestone Communications chooses Zandar
Firestone Communications, based in Texas, has joined the expansive broadcast client base of Zandar Technologies, a leading innovator in the design and development of high resolution image processing a

05/04/2006 Megahertz installs a new console for BBC
UK system integrator Megahertz Broadcast Systems is refurbishing a Digital Sound Vehicle for the BBC by installing a new console and technical infrastructure. The 13m double expanding side vehicle h

05/04/2006 New CrimeVision Software from Zen
Unless you live the life of a hermit in the remotest part of the land, you can hardly not have noticed that there's a lot of CCTV cameras in the UK - back in 2002 a report estimated that the UK had 2.

05/04/2006 New from ROOT6 at NAB
At NAB Booths SL 1600 (Facilis) and SL 1513 (Avid Developers), ROOT6 Technology will demonstrate all-new ground-breaking V2 features for its universal encoding platform, ContentAgent-XR. These inclu

05/04/2006 Rushes and Mob Film create Chessington Adventure spot
Rushes and the Mob Film Company have joined forces to create a fantastic new commercial for Chessington World of Adventures. The spot follows a family as they spend a day enjoying the delights on off

05/04/2006 SMPTE releases VC-1 Standard document
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has announced the release of its much anticipated Standard for Compressed Video Bitstreams. Release of the VC-1 document, along with supporting

05/04/2006 Total Audio Solutions launches new in-house Euphonix studio
Bromsgrove based Total Audio Solutions has opened a state-of-the-art audio post/mixdown studio within its new 8000 sq. ft. headquarters. Equipped with a fully specified Euphonix System 5MC digital c