Broadcast News Archive for May, 2006
09/05/2006 Omneon Spectrum Media Server System supports scalable automated broadcast operations for TV 2 Norway
Omneon Video Networks has announced that TV 2, Norway's most popular commercial broadcaster, is using Omneon Spectrum media server systems for ingest, storage, and playout of programming for its new m

09/05/2006 Sony appoints Climer as new head of Professional Solutions Europe
Sony has announced the appointment of Naomi Climer, former Director of Professional Services and Head of Media Sales, Western Europe, as the new Vice President of Sony Professional Solutions Europe.

09/05/2006 Three-year FA Premier League coverage deal costs Sky £1,314M
Following an announcement by the FA Premier League, BSkyB has confirmed that it will take a fourth package of live rights for its FA Premier League coverage in a three year deal costing £1,314 million

08/05/2006 'Endgame' wins Critics Award at Chicago Irish Film Festival
The Chicago Irish Film Festival welcomed new partners and awarded prizes for short films in its seventh year of celebrating Irish film. Among highlights of the Festival was a fascinating discussion a

08/05/2006 Forbidden grows Global Distribution Network
Video editing specialist Forbidden Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with Formidable Technologies, extending its distribution network to Canada. The deal is the latest in a series

08/05/2006 ITN Archive discovers rare footage of Sting and Stewart Copeland
Almost 30 years ago this week pop band The Police released their debut single, 'Fall Out'/'Nothing Achieving', in May 1977, on their own label Illegal Records. ITN has now discovered original foota

08/05/2006 Pauline Burt appointed Head of new Welsh Film Agency
The new Head of the Welsh Film Agency, Pauline Burt, returns to Wales after spending four and half years in commercial film finance as an Associate at Mansfield Associates in London, where she advised

08/05/2006 Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite adds support for Adobe After Effects 7
Red Giant Software has announced the availability of Magic Bullet Suite 2.1. The software plug-in now supports Adobe After Effects 7. Magic Bullet Suite 2.1 also includes the robust DeepColor RT GPU

08/05/2006 Skillset's National Skills Day returns for second year
For the second year running the audio visual industries are staging National Skills Day to help focus attention on the importance of skills development. National Skills Day 2006 will take place on Th

08/05/2006 Sky Italia to use Piero Technology for World Cup
Red Bee Media's Piero system, the first technology of its kind that enables better analysis of sports games, has been sold to Sky Italia and will be used in the broadcaster’s World Cup coverage. Pie

08/05/2006 Wohler Technologies sweeps key awards at NAB 2006
The new Touch It, Touch Screen LCD Video system from Wohler’s Video Division swept the key awards at NAB2006, receiving a Television Broadcast NAB 2006 Top Innovation Award, TV Technology STAR (Superi

05/05/2006 Creative Sound’s new SSL C300 console goes down a storm in Paris
Producers and engineers working in Creative Sound’s Theatre C are thrilled with the Solid State Logic C300 digital production console, which was installed in January of this year. As one of France’s

05/05/2006 EditShare announces Canopus EDIUS support
EditShare, the pioneer of cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced enhanced support for EDIUS nonlinear editing software from Canopus, a business within Gra

05/05/2006 Luminaries from children’s film & TV launch Film Street at showbiz premiere
Leading lights from children’s TV and film revealed an exciting new website on Thursday April 27 for very young filmmakers at the Film Street launch event in London. Anna Home OBE, Chief Executive fo

05/05/2006 Meridian adds second Prism Sound dScope to its R&D facilities
Audio and video equipment manufacturer Meridian has recently acquired its second Prism Sound dScope III audio analyser, which it is using as part of the development of DSP code and for the development

05/05/2006 OmniBus Systems' iTX wins top honours at NAB 2006
OmniBus Systems' revolutionary iTX software-based automation has taken two top honors at NAB 2006, garnering a TV Technology STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award and a Television Broadcast

05/05/2006 Riverlight Studios adds the SSL X-Factor to their AWS 900 Console
Composer and producer Leo Cottakis has chosen a complete Solid State Logic solution for his new Riverlight Studios in London by installing an AWS 900 analogue workstation and two SSL X-Rack Dynamics p

05/05/2006 Rycote supports cultural link with Central Asia
Rycote’s distributor in France, Pilote Films, is taking part in a significant initiative not only to introduce French children to the power of photography but also extend this teaching to the nomad ch

05/05/2006 Sky HD on track for May launch
Sky has moved closer to the launch of its high definition television service with the announcement of pricing details and confirmation that the first installations of Sky HD are scheduled to begin in

04/05/2006 Autoscript teleprompters prepare tomorrow’s newsreaders
As Director of Audio-Video Production at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, Rick Bengston’s job is to ensure that Belmont’s Media Studies students receive the best possible theoretical and te

04/05/2006 Editshare honours Video Source
Video Source are the European re-seller of the year for the shared storage specialists Editshare. Video Source have worked very closely with Editshare over the last 2 years and have seen their relati

04/05/2006 Externity doubles number of channel partnerships in six months
Exterity, a specialist in network audio-visual (AV), has doubled its reseller base in just six months. AV integration companies such as Asysco and Quadrant Visual Solutions are just a few of those re

04/05/2006 Microboards targets academic institutions
Micoboards CopyWriter DVD Tower Series has proved a huge success with Universities in the US and Microboards UK are hoping it will prove equally successful in the UK. Head of Sales, Andrew Taylor sai

04/05/2006 Prism Sound dScope III Version 1.2 software supports acoustic and PC audio measurements
Prism Sound has launched Version 1.2 of its successful dScope III audio analyzer software. The new dScope Version 1.2 software, which represents a major upgrade in the functionality of the unit, now

04/05/2006 Square Group to launch film and TV production scheduling software
Leading system solutions provider Square Group will be officially launching a new piece of film and TV production scheduling software on Tuesday May 16 at its New Oxford Street offices in London. "Th