Broadcast News Archive for June, 2006
14/06/2006 Genelec appoints Wavehouse distributor in Denmark
Genelec, the world leader in active monitoring systems, has appointed Wavehouse as distributor in Denmark. Wavehouse is a Danish company that is focused on import and distribution of pro audio equ

14/06/2006 Graduates dominate media, new research reveals
More than two thirds of media professionals are graduates according to new research. 69% of people working in the media have a degree compared to 16% of the UK workforce. Almost 7000 people working

14/06/2006 Jampro awarded turnkey DTV system projects for TV Azteca's Mexican network
Following on the heels of a successful multi-system installation earlier this year that enabled Latin America’s first digital TV transmission, TV Azteca, one of the region’s largest TV networks, has a

14/06/2006 New from Pharos at Broadcast Live
Making its UK debut at Broadcast Live 2006, Pharos Mediator Enterprise is one of the most innovative new developments in broadcasting. Developed from the field-proven Mediator media management syste

13/06/2006 Antics launch pre-shipping early adopter programme
Antics, pioneers of intelligent animation technology, is offering an extensive pre-shipping Early Adopter Program (EAP) to customers showing an interest in the much anticipated Antics Version 2. Thi

13/06/2006 Artistic Licence expands into Hong Kong office
Artistic Licence has announced the launch of Artistic Licence Hong Kong. The new office provides a sales, projects and support hub for Southeast Asia. The Hong Kong office is building a dealer netwo

13/06/2006 Blackmagic Design announces Version 5.6 software for Multibridge and DeckLink
Blackmagic Design has announced the immediate availability of Version 5.6 software for all Multibridge and DeckLink products. This release includes new exciting support for eyeon Fusion 5, support fo

13/06/2006 ESPN Argentina chooses Dayang Magic Wall
ESPN, Argentina's leading sports broadcaster, has chosen Dayang Magic Wall MW-4160 multi-channel monitor splitters for installation at its new studios in Buenos Aires. The units were ordered followi

13/06/2006 Evolution 2 LCDs break new ground in picture quality
Oxygen DCT has announced the arrival of its next generation LCDs. User tests of the first units off the production line have reported that the Evolution2 Series give pictures comparable to, or bette

13/06/2006 Grass Valley supports post production with FilmPro
London is one of the world’s leading centres for top end post production, with no fewer than 21 major facilities relying on Grass Valley systems: Spirit DataCines, Spirit 4K & 2K Scanners, Specter Vir

13/06/2006 HRT selects SysMedia’s Plasma teletext system
HRT (Hrvatska Radiotelevizija), Croatia’s largest national broadcaster, has selected SysMedia’s Plasma teletext content production and management system to enhance its current analogue teletext servic

13/06/2006 Off The Fence sells to Polish companies
Leading independent production and distribution company Off the Fence has announced a number of Polish deals in the lead up to the DISCOP market. The sales, brokered by Sales Executive Rosie Flynn, i

12/06/2006 Escape Studios now offer 3DS Max
Following the purchase of Alias by Autodesk, Escape Studios can now offer their customers the same unique and unparalelled purchasing experience with 3DS Max as that currently offered with Maya. Esca

12/06/2006 Evolutions appoints Tracy Thomas
Evolutions/Nats has announced that Tracy Thomas has joined the team as Business Development Manager. Thomas comes to Evolutions/Nats from The Facility where she was responsible for business developme

12/06/2006 FOR-A sells the UK’s first Hanabi HVS-1000HS to Caseys
Caseys, one of London’s longest established video post- production facilities, has become the first company in the UK to invest in FOR-A’s Hanabi HVS-1000HS digital video switcher. The purchase will

12/06/2006 Grass Valley selected for BBC’s tapeless and HD trials
Starwinder, BBC Technology Group’s project to move to tapeless HD production by 2010, is to trial the Grass Valley Infinity camcorder and related products from Thomson. The initial phase of the Star

12/06/2006 JWT and MTV create evocative spot to tie in with World Cup
JWT and the MTV Europe Foundation, a registered UK charity closely affiliated with MTV Networks Europe, have created an evocative and powerful spot highlighting the trafficking of women and girls for

12/06/2006 Planet Video Systems announce revolution in cost of editing HD
Planet Video Systems announces Revolution in cost of HD Video Editing thanks to ultrafast new HD1080 Video storage technology. At Broadcast Live Planet Video Systems, a division of the UK's number on

12/06/2006 Red Bee Media previews Digital Hive and Sherpa at Broadcast Live
Following announcements earlier this year about the development of its Sherpa technology and Digital Hive offering, Red Bee Media’s Broadcast Live stand (D10, in the ‘Delivery’ area) will enable visit

12/06/2006 SGT Media Manager and Transmission products at ARTE
For several months ARTE (Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne, Association for European Television), the French-German cultural channel, has been on air with SGT’s products, managing its br

09/06/2006 A touch of XL class for Il Divo
XL Video continues to supply video production and equipment to the incredibly popular Il Divo tour, which kicked off the in the US and is now enjoying record audiences throughout Europe. Video forms

09/06/2006 Broadcasters join forces in DTT high definition trial
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five have joined forces to launch the UK's first high definition (HD) trial broadcasts to terrestrial aerials. A specially selected 450-strong audience sample collected their

09/06/2006 Deadline approaches for Film London Microwave submissions
The submission deadline for Film London's Microwave project, which seeks to develop ten micro-budget feature film projects in the capital, is approaching. Microwave challenges film-makers to shoot a

09/06/2006 Jonathan Ross to stay at BBC
Multi award-winning presenter and broadcaster Jonathan Ross has renewed his deal with the BBC. Peter Fincham, Controller BBC One, said: "Jonathan is a uniquely talented broadcaster and is at the very

09/06/2006 New unit from Gefen
High definition video plus USB and RS-232 control signals traverse more than six miles in distance from the computer with the new DVI-3000 HD from Gefen. The small sender/receiver system connects the