Broadcast News Archive for June, 2006
06/06/2006 Polar launch more than 10 new products at Broadcast Live
Polar Graphics have taken a stand (Number E40) at Broadcast Live Earls Court from 20th June to 22nd June. Although many new products will be showcased on their stand they will also be inviting custo

06/06/2006 Sony XDCAM HD goes where no other camcorder dares to tread
The Land Rover G4 challenge recently concluded with a win for South African athlete, Martin Dreyer. Meanwhile, from a production perspective, Sony XDCAM HD has helped make the challenge a commerci

05/06/2006 Autodesk Sparks and Alias Conductor programmes unite
Autodesk has announced the merger of its two existing Media & Entertainment developer programmes, Autodesk Sparks and Alias Conductor Programmes, under the global Autodesk Developer Network (ADN). Ne

05/06/2006 BBC and Pact agree on new media rights
The BBC and Pact have finalised amendments to their existing Terms of Trade agreement - giving BBC audiences enhanced opportunities to view their favourite programmes across all platforms and allowing

05/06/2006 Broadcast LIVE to deliver UK’s first truly tapeless workflow at an exhibition
Broadcast LIVE will be the first exhibition to display a truly tapeless workflow, walking the attendee through the creation, management and delivery of content. The show’s feature areas have been d

05/06/2006 Essential 'Guide to DI' updated to include digital capture & 4K
Quantel has published the second edition of its comprehensive guide to Digital Intermediate. The first edition, published in 2003, quickly established itself as the must-have reference guide to the n

05/06/2006 FremantleMedia's 'Bianca' goes purchased by Lifetime
US network Lifetime has ordered a 20 episode series of 'Bianca', a steamy weekly primetime novela based on the massively popular German television series of the same name, created and produced by Frem

05/06/2006 Lemo to exhibit at Broadcast LIVE
Lemo (UK) Limited has announced that it will exhibit its 3K.93C product range at Broadcast LIVE, which takes place from June 20-22 at Earls Court 2. This range is the only connector design to meet a

05/06/2006 Piracy hotspot targeted with DVD amnesty
According to new research more people in the North East and Scotland (35%) have knowingly bought a pirate DVD than anywhere else in the UK. Retailers and their suppliers are running a campaign to hi

05/06/2006 Sky Mexico invests in Dayang D3-Edit
Sky Mexico, one of Latin America's largest and most successful broadcasters, has invested in Dayang D3-Edit editors. Part of the consortium formed by News Corporation, Liberty Media and Grupo Televi

02/06/2006 BrightDrive to provide collaborative environment for Fame Post-Production
Fame Post-Production, a powerhouse of SE Asia’s digital film industry, has purchased a BrightDrive shared media system from Bright Systems. BrightDrive will provide Fame with a highly efficient and p

02/06/2006 Digital Communities broadcast conference set for Watershed in Bristol
Bristol’s Watershed Media Centre is the venue for this one day conference on Digital Communities, looking at the new shape of media and communication. The event will explore the questions: How are ne

02/06/2006 Digital Vision appoints London-based VP of sales
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, has announced that Kelvin Bolah has been recruited as VP of Sales. He will be based

02/06/2006 Europe's first eQ FX for ACT Video
ACT Video, one of the leading post houses in Cologne, Germany, has purchased the new Quantel eQ FX, which had its world premiere at NAB 2006. The new top of the range eQ is an all-in configuration de

02/06/2006 Gearhouse Broadcast prepares for World Cup with Tektronix
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring solutions, has announced that Gearhouse Broadcast, a UK rental, sales, project solutions and systems integration company, ha

02/06/2006 IMG Media to acquire Indie Tiger Aspect
IMG Media and the multi award-winning London-based independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions have announced an agreement for IMG Media to acquire Tiger Aspect Group. The deal includes T

02/06/2006 Quantel appoint chief engineer as R&D Director
Quantel's Chief Engineer Neil Hinson is stepping up to the Board taking up the post of Research and Development Director with immediate effect. Commenting on his promotion Hinson said: “I get my plea

02/06/2006 TV One line-up expands with four new converters
TV One-task’s line-up is expanding to encompass two new down converters and two new up converters, which are based on TV One’s exclusive CORIO2 technology. The units are hassle free with many automat

01/06/2006 AP announce one-day NewsWatch06 forum
A one-day forum NewsWatch06 will bring together key industry figures and opinion formers to debate the current issues facing all of today’s news users. The event, hosted by The Associated Press and B

01/06/2006 HHB gives DK’s MSD600M++ its stamp of approval
When it comes to monitoring 5.1 surround sound, there’s only one meter that can truly be regarded as an industry standard – and that’s the MSD600M++ from Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies. In recen

01/06/2006 Merging Technologies launch streamlined VCube
Following the success of their VCube and VCube HD-2K computer-based video player/recorders, Switzerland’s Merging Technologies have announced VCube SE, a streamlined and cost-effective addition to the

01/06/2006 Metropolis Post goes HD with eQ
Metropolis Post has taken delivery of an eQ editing/effects/grading/mastering system for its post production facility. The system is a full-on HD version with 180 minutes of HD workspace and is conf

01/06/2006 root6 invite Broadcast Live attendees to ‘talk tapeless’
At this year’s Broadcast Live, reseller root6 will demonstrate two workflows using integrated best-of-breed technologies. The first is for broadcasters, production companies, post facilities and corp

01/06/2006 Streaming and digital media conference and exhibition announced
Streaming Media Europe has published its programme, delivering on its promise of a conference that provides attendees from the enterprise, broadcast, media and entertainment, government and education

01/06/2006 Vogel's introduce new Original product line
Vogel's has expanded and renewed its popular Original product line. The complete series of robust and economically priced products provides a suitable and safe support for your valuable electronics.