Broadcast News Archive for July, 2006
14/07/2006 SCC International to invest in HD vehicle
SCC International, which purchased the SNG business, previously known as ' Links 'n' Things', just over a year ago, has recently anounced that it will be investing in an HD capable truck. SCC Interna

14/07/2006 Specialist film & TV supplier moves to central Slough location
The arrival of One Stop Film Ltd, a specialist supplier to the movie industry, has boosted Slough Trading Estate’s reputation as the location of choice for businesses operating in the film and TV sect

14/07/2006 SysMedia to demonstrate raft of new subtitling developments at IBC
At IBC 2006, SysMedia will be demonstrating how its latest product developments extend further its capabilities covering any subtitling format on any platform, including HD, NLE and Digital Cinema, en

14/07/2006 Trio of talented students from the South West sought for £3k industry bursary
Help is at hand for creative people from the South West to take up post graduate study before entering the film and TV industry. South West Screen's industry-backed Post Graduate Bursary Fund will ma

13/07/2006 FBBT set to launch Matador version 2 at IBC 2006
Belfast-based FBBT will be launching version 2.0 of the Matador operational support system at IBC 2006. This upgrade contains a raft of advancements and offers improved functionality. The new multi-

13/07/2006 Final Draft updated to support Intel Core Macs
Final Draft have announced the immediate availability of the Final Draft AV 2.5.2 update to its dedicated multi-column script processor specifically designed for writing commercials, corporate videos,

13/07/2006 IBC expands real estate for manufacturers with new Hall 12
IBC organisers say that manufacturers are still clamouring for more space at IBC2006, so the exhibition team has worked with the RAI Centre to offer an additional 500 square metre show floor which wil

13/07/2006 SysMedia claims 'perfect timing' breakthrough with Speech Follower
SysMedia has announced the development of Speech Follower, a system that achieves real-time synchronisation between the spoken word and the equivalent scripted text, a capability that has so far prove

13/07/2006 TelecomTV to create and deliver IBC TV
TelecomTV is a global webTV site, delivering news, analysis, interviews and panel discussions to over 25,000 decision makers in 150 countries in the telecom and technology sector. As an official medi

11/07/2006 Astro brands with Eyeheight BB-2 logo inserters
Thirty-six Eyeheight BB-2 logo inserters have been chosen for installation in a new multi-channel Broadcast Centre at Cyberjaya, Malaysia. The system was designed, installed and commissioned for Astr

11/07/2006 BBC Wales record year is 'powerhouse of exceptional output'
A record year has put BBC Wales in the strongest position ever in its 83-year history according to figures released today. The BBC Wales Annual Review 2005-06, which presents a summary of the Broadca

11/07/2006 Cintel to showcase DI range including 'diTTo', dataMill and imageMill at IBC 2006
At IBC 2006, Cintel International will be showing part of the DI range of equipment including ‘diTTo’, dataMill and imageMill. In addition Cintel will be announcing ‘dataMill Creative’, an updated ‘n

11/07/2006 Evolutions goes to Christian O'Connell's 'Sunday Service'
Post production facility Evolutions announced that it will produce all the post production on Christian O'Connell's new weekly show for Sky One. Entitled Christian O'Connell's Sunday Service, the 60-

11/07/2006 IBC 2006: Miranda to highlight Xstation playout server features
Miranda has announced that it will launch the Xstation HD/SD playout server with integral channel branding and playlist control at IBC2006. "Xstation is a true 'channel-in-a-box' system which is desi

10/07/2006 Artistic Licence launches new Pixel Colour Mixer
Pixi-Flex consists of individual pixels moulded onto a cable - each pixel is individually controlled and can display over 16 million colours. Three standard versions are available: 16 pixels with a n

10/07/2006 Bectu campaign halts BBC engineering training outsourcing
According to union Bectu, the BBC has scrapped plans to out-source engineering training. The union said that the news came after a "rearguard campaign" to stop the department being transferred to Cap

10/07/2006 Harris announces first European installation of PlatinumT Router
Harris Corporation has announced that ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, the German commercial television conglomerate, is the first broadcaster in Europe to take delivery of the new Harris PlatinumT router. T

10/07/2006 OmniTek to set new standard for monitoring at IBC
Leading, test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek will be showing a host of new products and features at IBC in Amsterdam this year, on its booth: 6.329. Innovations include the new OmniTek TQ, a

10/07/2006 Pro-Bel continues OB market dominance with NWE
Pro-Bel, the premier manufacturer of routing switchers, signal processing, master control, automation and control and monitoring technologies, has announced that a wide range of its equipment has been

07/07/2006 Barco installs projectors throughout Belgium
Barco has announced that Thomson will deploy its 2k digital cinema projectors in 130 Kinepolis theatres throughout Belgium. This is the first, full nationwide digital conversion of a theater network

07/07/2006 Digital Vision opens UK office
Digital Vision has opened the doors on a brand new operation in Soho, UK. Located at 151 Wardour Street, the move is in response to increased market demand for its digital media applications for fil

07/07/2006 First 'Shakespeare 4 Kidz' DVDs delivered by Pink Pigeon
Leading creative authoring house Pink Pigeon have produced the first ever DVDs of the 16th Century bard's plays tailored to children for the Shakespeare 4 Kidz theatre company. Aiming to introduce an

07/07/2006 Lyle Kaufman named Director of Sales, Western Region at Sundance Digital
Lyle D. Kaufman, an accomplished industry veteran with extensive sales and engineering experience in the broadcast arena, has been appointed Director of Sales, Western Region, for Sundance Digital, In

07/07/2006 New equipment available from FX Rentals
FX Rentals, which offers Europe’s largest selection of audio rental equipment, has recently updated its extensive inventory with the acquisition of a wide range of new gear. Among the new equipment f

07/07/2006 Solid State Logic’s new C300 console helps Real World capture the sounds of its Summer Party
Over 300 guests who attended a summer party at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios were able to take away a permanent reminder of the event in the shape of a CD that was recorded, mixed and duplicated