Broadcast News Archive for May, 2006
22/05/2006 Digital Vision announce a key sale to M2
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions has announced a key sale to M2, one of the world’s leading post production facilitie

22/05/2006 GOWI Group to unveil its complete HR and Payroll portfolio
Rapidly-growing software solutions company, the GOWI Group, plans to unveil its complete HR and Payroll portfolio at HRSS 2006, demonstrating its comprehensive range of solutions from member companies

22/05/2006 Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation choose DaletPlus Media Library
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of media management tools for more than a decade, has announced that the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, the national broadcaster of Greece, has chos

22/05/2006 Inglis joins Capital FX London
Capital FX London, has recently brought in Adam Inglis from Framestore CFC to head up its Digital Grading department. Inglis has joined the DI division of Capital FX, as Head of Digital Grading at

22/05/2006 Multichoice Group selects Grass Valley’s DVB-H solution
Grass Valley has announced that it has been selected by Multichoice Group, the largest satellite broadcaster in Africa, to provide the headend and service platform for the delivery of 20 television an

22/05/2006 Sat-Comm select Brick House Video's Callisto
Designed for maximum functionality in tight quarters, Brick House Video’s Callisto - a full broadcast specification SDI/composite switcher - has been selected by Sat-Comm to furnish its latest compact

19/05/2006 Audion Laboratories release VoxPro 4.1
Bainbridge Island software manufacturer Audion Laboratories has released VoxPro 4.1, adding a publication wizard to VoxPro’s audio recording/editing software that generates RSS files, compresses audio

19/05/2006 BBC Wales to install networked digital news system
BBC Wales is installing a networked digital news system, including desktop editing and production servers, based on Grass Valley systems from Thomson. The system, which will be rolled out during 200

19/05/2006 blue appoints new dubbing mixer
blue, part of the VTR Group, has strengthened its audio department with the appointment of a new dubbing mixer. New recruit Phitz Hearne joins the team from The Sound Store. Phitz will work across a

19/05/2006 FID announce raft of recent sales
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production outfit FremantleMedia, announced a raft of recent sales in the Latin American region as it kicks off its LA Screen

19/05/2006 Gaelic Film First – A boy, his grandfather and the power of a story
Principal Photography starts next week on the Isle of Skye for Young Films’ latest feature film, 'Seachd – The Inaccessible Pinnacle'. Seachd will be the first ever contemporary Gaelic-language featu

19/05/2006 IABM release new Industry Index
The International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) has released the first edition of its new Industry Index that tracks the financial performance of the supply side of the broadcast an

19/05/2006 Red Kite helps BBC Radio Scotland 'bloom'
Award-winning Scottish animation company Red Kite has turned sound into vision with a new commission to make trails for BBC Radio Scotland. The 10 x 30-second promotional campaign, entitled 'Flowers

19/05/2006 Sat-Comm selects Brick House Video's Callisto
Designed for maximum functionality in tight quarters, Brick House Video’s Callisto - a full broadcast specification SDI/composite switcher - has been selected by Sat-Comm to furnish its latest compact

18/05/2006 Barco chosen as supplier of digital cinema projectors at 2006 Cannes Film Festival
Barco is delighted to be chosen again as the official supplier of digital cinema projectors at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Recognised as an industry leader in digital cinema, Barco will be the sol

18/05/2006 BBC ploughs more resources into 'Countryfile'
The BBC is to plough more money into its coverage of the countryside by doubling the airtime given to its flagship BBC One series, 'Countryfile'. It follows a two year trial when the normal half hour

18/05/2006 Beijing Olympic Broadcasting signs HDTV OB van deal with Avitech multiviewers
Avitech have announced that Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Company (BOB) have chosen their line of MCC Multiviewers to equip their first HDTV outdoor broadcasting (OB) van development. Avitech has te

18/05/2006 Darren Yip joins Network Electronics China as Regional Sales Manager
Darren Yip has joined Network Electronics China as Regional Sales Manager for the greater China market. The announcement was made by Joel Lam, Network Electronics’ Managing Director – Asia / Pacific

18/05/2006 FOR-A to show new products for the first time in Europe at Broadcast LIVE 2006
On the back of a highly successful NAB, FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of digital SD and HD systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will use Broadcast LIVE to showcase its suite of

18/05/2006 Landmark Films celebrate raft of international sales
Leading indie Landmark Films is celebrating a raft of international sales through distributor, RDF Rights, including the critically acclaimed 'Strangest Village in Britain', originally broadcast on Ch

18/05/2006 Rycote’s new Smoothies debut at AES
Rycote is showcasing a new and exciting range of smooth windshields at AES (Audio Engineering Society) in Paris this month. As well as providing very effective wind noise reduction, these new Rycot

18/05/2006 TV debut for 'chancer' Nostradamus
He has been credited with predicting the death of kings, the rise of tyrants and catastrophes like 9/11, but Nostradamus was just a 'chancer', according to the man who has brought the prophet of doom

17/05/2006 'Captain Mack' rockets onto CITV
Kickback Media has secured a 52 x 10 minute commission from CITV with a pre-school, model animation series called 'Captain Mack'. The series is provisionally scheduled for broadcast sometime in autu

17/05/2006 AP Archive opens for business in New York
AP Archive, the stock footage sales division of the Associated Press, has opened a new sales office in New York City. The office is to be located at AP’s headquarters in Manhattan. AP Archive previ

17/05/2006 BBC Northern Ireland deploys SintecMedia OnAir scheduling and management system
SintecMedia, a leading international developer of software for scheduling, sales, traffic, and billing systems, has announced that BBC Northern Ireland has successfully launched operations on SintecMe