Broadcast News Archive for June, 2006
19/06/2006 RTÉ Banks On SysMedia System For High Speed Teletext Updates
SysMedia has provided RTÉ with an innovative IP-based teletext page editing system that allows bookmakers across the country to provide rapid updates to vital onscreen betting information. The system

19/06/2006 Sonic’s Roxio Bundled With Blu-ray Disc Drive Fujitsu DESKPOWER TX95S/D
Sonic Solutions, a leader in digital media software, announced today that its Roxio Blu-ray Disc (BD) software has been selected by Fujitsu Limited to power its DESKPOWER TX95S/D. Expected to be the

19/06/2006 Sony Announce Major HDTV Screen Deal With Ascot Racecourse
Ascot Racecourse, together with Sony UK, have announced a major technology agreement, making Sony the third major company to form a strategic founding agreement with Ascot. The announcement closely f

19/06/2006 VSC Design Installs Harris Equipment at Abbey Road Studios' New HD Video Duplication Facility
Harris Corporation have announced that VSC Design, a leading UK-based systems integrator, has completed the installation of a turnkey project for the new HD video duplication and encoding facility at

19/06/2006 Zonemedia Announce Mobile TV Deal With ROK TV
Zone Mobile, the new media division of Zonemedia (formerly known as Zone Vision) has confirmed a significant breakthrough deal with UK-based mobile technology and entertainment developer, ROK TV. The

16/06/2006 APT focuses on audio over IP at Broadcast Asia
Audio Processing Technology (APT), the Belfast-based audio compression specialist, will be focusing on the transport of broadcast quality audio over IP at this year’s Broadcast Asia Convention in Sing

16/06/2006 Creative Industries Minister Praises Birmingham's Commitment To Film
Birmingham’s future as a leading location for international film festivals has gathered further support, at a FILM Birmingham forum attended by Shaun Woodward, the Minister for the Creative Industries

16/06/2006 Film And TV Production In Liverpool Trebles
The city council's Film Office, part of North West Vision, organised 240 filming days between January and the end of March compared to 74 last year. The number of productions also trebled - up from 2

16/06/2006 First-ever London Film and Media Trade Mission to Shanghai delegation named
A high-profile delegation of London film and media businesses together with key members of the UK film industry is set to visit Shanghai, 14-20 June 2006, to meet potential business contacts and inves

16/06/2006 Jampro Antennas / RF Systems' keep FM stations on track
Jampro Antennas / RF Systems’ quick turnaround capabilities recently allowed three FM stations in the Educational Media Foundation's (EMF) K-LOVE network to stay on track. The Sacramento, California

16/06/2006 RadioScape to exhibit at Broadcast Asia
RadioScape, one of the leaders in digital audio and multimedia broadcast and receiver technology, will be exhibiting at Broadcast Asia 2006 on stand 8Q2-01. Dr Les Sabel, RadioScape’s VP of Technolog

16/06/2006 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum selects SAMMA system
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has selected the System for the Automated Migration of Media Assets, (SAMMA), to migrate over 4,600 hours of videotaped survivor testimonies from the analog

16/06/2006 Zone Vision Networks Announce A New Brand Rollout
Chris Wronski, Chairman, Zone Vision Networks has announced a new brand rollout of its corporate brand and channel portfolio. Having achieved significant penetration and awareness throughout Asia, La

15/06/2006 Ascot to reopen with 1000 Sony HDTVs
Ascot Racecourse Limited (“Ascot”), together with Sony United Kingdom Limited, today announced a major technology agreement with Sony, making Sony the third major company to form a strategic founding

15/06/2006 BBC announces leading bidder for Manchester move
The BBC Board of Governors has announced that Salford MediaCity:UK is the leading bidder for the Corporation’s relocation to Greater Manchester. The Board of Governors statement said: "At our meetin

15/06/2006 Bectu members speak up on BBC pensions
Bectu is urging its members to join in a consultation over proposed changes to BBC pensions. The consultative exercise, required by law if a pension scheme plans reductions in benefits, is being cond

15/06/2006 CME to receive Emmy Directorate Award
The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the recipient of the International Emmy Directorate Award, which will be presented at the 34th International Emmy Awards on November 2

15/06/2006 Cornwall Film targets new talent
Cornwall Film is launching a ground breaking new fund for low budget local documentary and drama production. 'Target Talent' will develop and showcase exceptional Cornish talent by supporting creati

15/06/2006 Granada International opens in Asia
Granada International, part of the UK’s ITV Worldwide, is opening a new office in Asia to build on its increasing activity in the region, and has appointed James Ross to the brand new role of Regiona

15/06/2006 Harris Corporation announces key addition to Videotek test and measurement team
Harris Corporation has announced that Rudolph (Rudy) Niznansky has joined the company as manager of file-based test and measurement products for its Videotek product line. As a key member of the Har

15/06/2006 Telestream announces availability of FlipFactory v5.0
Telestream, the leading provider of multi-format workflow automation solutions, has announced a major Version 5.0 software release for its flagship FlipFactory product line. FlipFactory automaticall

14/06/2006 Arena TV strikes OB gold with Pro-Bel
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and control and monitoring technologies, has announced that highly regarded UK-based outside broad

14/06/2006 Basil Brushes-up at The Maidstone Studios
Thirteen new episodes of Britain's number-one rated children's sitcom, 'The Basil Brush Show', have been shot in one of the largest studio floors in the UK at The Maidstone Studios. The Basil Brush S

14/06/2006 Continued success for HHB FlashMic
Now shipping in quantity, HHB’s revolutionary FlashMic Digital Recording Microphone is already hard at work capturing news from major events around the world. Stuart Alexander, Yachting Corresponden

14/06/2006 da Vinci’s Resolve selected by Screen Time Classics
da Vinci Systems, the industry-leading provider of colour enhancement and image restoration products, has announced that Screen Time Classics, a new film-distribution label and post-production company