Broadcast News Archive for August, 2006
10/08/2006 HHB to distribute Event products in the UK
HHB Communications has announced its appointment as exclusive UK distributor for Event Electronics. The move follows the acquisition of the US-based monitor loudspeaker manufacturer by Røde Micropho

10/08/2006 Vizrt to demonstrate delivery of real-time graphics content to mobile phones
Viz|3G — a powerful, end-to-end platform for delivering real-time graphics and video content to mobile devices — is to be unveiled at IBC 2006 at the Vizrt booth in Hall 2, Stand 219 of the RAI Conven

09/08/2006 Advent to launch new product ranges at IBC 2006
Satellite uplink manufacturer Advent Communications is to launch two new product ranges at IBC this year: its first dual-purpose ‘FlyDrive’ antenna and a brand new compact 5000 series electronics pack

09/08/2006 Barry Gibb chooses Solid State Logic AWS 900 Analogue workstation system
Months after a Solid State Logic AWS 900 Analogue Workstation System proved indispensable in the creation of Barbra Streisand’s hit album Guilty Pleasures, legendary musician and producer Barry Gibb h

09/08/2006 Black Diamond launches Adventure Film Festival
Independent production company and distributor Black Diamond has partnered with Vue Cinemas and sponsors Nissan, National Geographic Channel, Columbia Clothing, The Independent newspaper and Colorado

09/08/2006 Blackmagic Design announces support for Apple Intel-based Mac Pro Systems
Blackmagic Design has announced support for the new Apple Mac Pro systems based on Intel Xeon processors. All Blackmagic Design PCI Express based video capture cards are supported as a free update f

09/08/2006 Digital Vision announces post industry veteran Dan Germain as Product Specialist
Digital Vision, a leading developer of advanced digital media applications specialising in film and video solutions, is today delighted to announce the appointment of post industry veteran, Dan Germai

09/08/2006 Gefen extenders first to achieve NVIDIA Certification for optimal signal quality
When NVIDIA needed to power their remote workstations at SIGGRAPH 2006 using computers located nearly 200 feet away, the company turned to Gefen. The connectivity solutions provider supplied NVIDIA w

09/08/2006 IDX scores at HD World Cup
IDX power solutions were chosen to run HD radio cameras at this summer’s biggest sports event. These were used with Presteigne Broadcast Hire’s free-moving camera equipment supplied for the coverage

09/08/2006 Miranda to highlight Vertigo XG graphics processor at IBC
Miranda Technologies has announced that its IBC line-up will include the new Vertigo XG channel branding graphics processor designed for more effective HD/SD simulcasting. The Vertigo XG features dua

08/08/2006 Arqiva homes in on Overseas Property
Arqiva’s Satellite Media Solutions division has secured a contract with MacAnthony Realty International to launch its channel, Overseas Property TV, onto the Sky platform. Under the terms of the fiv

08/08/2006 Ascent Media uses IBC debut to showcase range
Ascent Media, the world's largest end-to-end provider of Consulting, Post Production, Media Management, Content Delivery, and Systems Integration Services, is set to make its IBC debut this year, with

08/08/2006 BBC and HBO tackle crucial Five Days in gripping investigation
Filming has begun on taut crime thriller Five Days, a BBC drama production in association with HBO for BBC ONE. Written by Gwyneth Hughes (Cherished), Five Days is an intricate thriller which tracks

08/08/2006 BBC Three social experiment gives teens a taste of adult life
An ambitious social experiment will give teenage couples a chance to experience adult life in fast forward and discover what it's really like to be a parent. In 'Teen Town', couples between the age o

08/08/2006 Bluefish444 line of videographics cards meets new EC standards
Bluefish444 has announced that its entire product line is 100% RoHS compliant for sales into EC member countries. Since July 2006 the European directive on the restriction of certain hazardous substa

08/08/2006 Charles Allen to leave ITV
ITV plc Chief Executive Charles Allen has announced that he is to leave the broadcasting giant. Finance Director John Cresswell will be appointed interim CEO from 1st October and that Allen will "wor

08/08/2006 Irdeto awarded the single largest smart card deal in China
Irdeto, the proven expert in content security for digital TV, IPTV and mobile networks, has announced that Irdeto will provide one million smart cards to Shaanxi Broadcasting & TV Information Network

08/08/2006 Total Audio go live with Pyramix
If you’ve ever gone to a great live gig and wished afterwards that you could own a completely legal, professional recording of the evening, you may soon have reason to thank Live Here Now. The UK co

07/08/2006 9Live to launch in 22 Arab countries
In mid-September, quiz station 9Live will be launching a special call TV window in 22 Arab countries. The Munich interactive TV channel has reached an agreement with Atlas Interactive, an internatio

07/08/2006 Brick House Video and Let It Wave bring revolutionary new Up-Converter & Cross-Converter technology to IBC
Brick House Video, in partnership with the French company ‘Let It Wave’, will demonstrate the most superior up-conversion process ever seen at IBC this year in its affordable new 1RU Syntax HD Up/Cros

07/08/2006 Common-Sense at Artistic Licence
Common-Sense is one of those products that you don’t need every day, but when you do – it’s the only solution. As the name suggests, it is a common point for sensors and interfaces in the world of sh

07/08/2006 FremantleMedia secures US premieres for UK productions
Fremantle International Distribution (FID), the distribution arm of global production outfit FremantleMedia, has announced the acquisition of a substantial package of titles by leading US digital cabl

07/08/2006 ITV and 3 to stream ITV1 on mobile
ITV and mobile media company 3 have announced an exclusive deal to stream ITV1 – ITV’s flagship channel - to 3’s customers in the UK. The groundbreaking deal will enable the 3.5 million customers on

07/08/2006 Lowepro launches new camera straps
A new range of Lowepro camera straps for SLRs, designed specifically for active and adventure photographers, aim to make camera-carrying more comfortable than ever before. Speedster is Lowepro’s most

07/08/2006 Oliver Parker’s 'I Really Hate My Job' in production in London
Production has begun in London on the witty comedy 'I Really Hate My Job,' directed by Oliver Parker starring Neve Campbell (Scream), Shirley Henderson (Marie-Antoinette, Harry Potter), Alexandra Mari