Broadcast News Archive for May, 2006
04/05/2006 Tribeca Film Festival commissions 'iKyp'
Kyp Systems and the Tribeca Film Festival in New York have collaborated to develop and produce a Tribeca Film Festival 2006 Guide, 'iKyp'. This essential guide will be distributed during the Festiva

04/05/2006 Volicon wins NAB AIM Award for Innovation in Media
Volicon, a leading provider of advanced solutions for monitoring broadcasts, logging, archiving, and streaming of digital video, received an NAB Award for Innovation in Media (AIM) at the NAB2006 Conf

03/05/2006 BBC Film Network begins showcasing short films as high-resolution downloads
BBC Film Network, the interactive showcase for new British filmmakers, continues its mission to promote new filmmakers with the addition of high-resolution downloads to the site. BBC Film Network w

03/05/2006 Chyron introduces entry level HD/SD switchable graphics system
Chyron has introduced the HX200, the latest graphics offering in their line of HD/SD-switchable products. The HX200 is an entry level HD/SD-switchable system and follows Chyron’s belief that all new

03/05/2006 DGP lands top DVD Operations talent
DGP, the Soho based DVD and post production facility has announced the recruitment of Lucie Mahoney to the position of Head of DVD Operations, reporting directly to the overall joint Managing Director

03/05/2006 Groundbreaking Bluefin Technology at NAB 2006
At NAB 2006 Calrec Audio unveiled Bluefin, a revolutionary new High Density Signal Processing system which provides 200% more processing power in 92% less space and at no extra cost. The Bluefin Hi

03/05/2006 Local filmmakers to see their big ideas on the small screen
Three local filmmakers have been selected to make films about the North East, in a new commission launched by Northern Film & Media in partnership with digital TV station Community Channel. In Januar

03/05/2006 Pixel Power delivers graphics for first UK HD channel
Pixel Power Ltd has announced it will provide the HD graphics for Red Bee Media’s new HD channel due to launch in May for the World Cup. The deal for two Clarity 5000 hybrid SD/HD graphics systems

03/05/2006 Pro-Bel signal intention to launch Initial Public Offering later in year
At NAB 2006, Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer and supplier of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation, control and monitoring technologies, announced that advisors have been

03/05/2006 The Foundry announces full OFX support for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH system
Leading visual effects developer The Foundry has announced full OFX support for the latest version of ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH Data-Centric Workflow Solution for post production/DI. This new development

02/05/2006 Ascent Media Consulting Services introduce digital workflow blueprint
At NAB Ascent Media Consulting Services introduced its digital workflow blueprint for broadcasters making the final conversion towards an electronic broadcast environment. The blueprint outlines a me

02/05/2006 Boris FX announces solutions to support Intel-based Macintosh systems
Boris FX, a leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, showed Boris native plug-ins running on the Intel-based Macintosh at NAB 2006. Visitors to the Boris FX s

02/05/2006 Brian Channell joins Shotoku Broadcast Systems
Following a five-year tenure serving as a project manager for robotic installations with Radamec Broadcast Systems/Vinten Broadcast, Brian Channell has joined the UK staff of Shotoku Ltd in the positi

02/05/2006 Root6 sign up to deliver UK software-only versions of Media Composer
Root6 has announced that following the NAB introduction of Avid’s new software-only application of its Media Composer family, the UK-based reseller has placed the first order for 20 systems. Availabl

02/05/2006 Scorching impact of Furnace 3 plug-in
Leading visual effects developer The Foundry has announced widespread uptake of its recently released Furnace 3 plug-ins for Shake. Since its launch in January 2006 Furnace 3 has been snapped up by

02/05/2006 Screen Subtitling Systems unveil latest HD subtitling technology at NAB
Screen Subtitling’s latest innovations mean that all types of subtitling services are available in HD. From preparation through transmission to comprehensive monitoring systems, at NAB Screen demonst

02/05/2006 Sonic-backed advisory group helps align companies for HD launch
Sonic Solutions is augmenting its High Definition Authoring Alliance (HDAA) with the HDAA Advisory Group in an effort to align leading computer and consumer electronic (CE) device manufacturers facili

02/05/2006 Sony delivers on BSkyB migration to HD
Sony announced at NAB that British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) is progressing well with its operational migration to High Definition (HD). As part of this transformation, Sony has delivered a five camer