Broadcast News Archive for August, 2006
07/08/2006 Sony at IBC 2006
2006 has proved to be a landmark year for Sony HD, with sales to date of professional HD camcorders and VTRs exceeding 100,000 and Europe’s broadcasters and producers embracing XDCAM HD. This y

04/08/2006 Cardiff Film Festival Management team announced
Cardiff’s ambition to become a big player in the film festival league has taken a major step forward with the announcement of a fresh management team to lead the 2006 Cardiff Film Festival which runs

04/08/2006 Construction completed on schedule and on budget at BBC Scotland new broadcast HQ
Construction of BBC Scotland's new five storey digital broadcast centre at Pacific Quay in Glasgow is now finished and ready for the technical fit-out to begin - on schedule and on budget. Welcoming

04/08/2006 Dayang at Expo Cine Video Television
Dayang International Limited will be exhibiting on Booth C9 at Expo Cine Video Television (Telemundo). One of the three largest exhibitions in Latin America, Telemundo will be held from August 8 to

04/08/2006 DK announces range of exciting new products for IBC 2006
DK-Technologies will be using the IBC 2006 platform to unveil a number of new metering products, including new video display technology that is set to transform taditional waveform monitoring. DK’s S

04/08/2006 Driving HD monitoring forward with Zandar at IBC
Zandar Technologies will be Driving HD at IBC 2006 as they demonstrate enhanced HDTV monitoring capabilities in their MultiViewer range in outside broadcast applications. The Zandar stand #8.411 wi

04/08/2006 First Light’s ‘Independence Day’
Birmingham-based First Light, the UK’s young people’s filmmaking initiative, was set up in 2001 by Hi8us Projects Limited. First Light has grown substantially over the last five years and as a resul

04/08/2006 Jampro pattern measurement service used in Oklahoma City
When KEBC-FM wanted to achieve maximum coverage with their new Jampro JMPC antenna they relied on the Jampro's expert pattern measurement service to field tune the antenna. KEBC, which broadcasts to t

04/08/2006 Skills schemes set to boost new talent in London more investment in training and development
Film London today announced the launch of two new rounds of funding schemes to develop the capital’s film, TV and animation professionals and support the training sector. The Film London Film-makers’

03/08/2006 Final countdown begins to ‘record breaking’ PLASA06
With less than six weeks to go before PLASA06 opens its doors at Earls Court, the finishing touches are being made to the show’s biggest-ever line-up of features, seminars and star industry speakers.

03/08/2006 Galway TV series ‘AIFRIC’ adds to Irish industry growth
Irish Minister for Arts Sport and Tourism, John O’Donoghue has visited the production of new Irish TV series AIFRIC, the latest TV series to film in the West. AIFRIC is a new 13 x half hour comedy d

03/08/2006 Granada International hots up in Scandinavia
Granada International has sold a number of its literary titles to Kanal 5 in Sweden and renewed output deals in Norway and Finland. In a deal brokered by Rochelle Bradley, Sales Executive Scandinavia

03/08/2006 Hawthorn delivers the goods for Tim Routledge to light up St Asaph Cathedral
Renowned Lighting designer Tim Routledge was working to a tight timescale last week to deliver the goods for a broadcast by S4C, the Welsh TV channel and turned to Hawthorns to make it happen! “I rec

03/08/2006 IIR promotes portfolio at PLASA06
IIR, the world’s leading organiser of professional audio, lighting, AV, and events industry trade exhibitions, is exhibiting at PLASA06 to promote its expanding portfolio of international trade fairs

03/08/2006 New York stage for new annual footage event
A new annual event designed to bring together the licensors and licensees in the stock footage industry is being launched in November in one of the world's leading media centers - The Puck Building at

03/08/2006 SMPTE celebrates 90th anniversary at upcoming conference
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) celebrates its 90th Anniversary this year during its annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Hollywood at the Renaissan

03/08/2006 Top TV academy announces expansion
London based Top TV Academy, one of the UK’s leading training organisations for the television industry, has appointed Ashe Hussain as Projects Director. She was formerly a producer for BBC Scotlan

02/08/2006 AMP France HD OB truck takes to the road
Chyron Corporation has announced that major French Outside Broadcast facility, AMP France has installed a Chyron HyperX HD/SD switchable Graphics System with Lyric software on its HD/SD OB truck, one

02/08/2006 Boris Television expands services
Boris Television has expanded its services so that it can now offer a complete production facilities and post-production package which is scalable to any customer’s requirements. As a result of its a

02/08/2006 Canon launches next generation 2.2 MP DVD camcorders
Canon has announced the launch of three second generation DVD (-R/-RW/-R Dual Layer) camcorders, the 2.2 Megapixel CCD DVD Camcorder DC19, DC21 and DC22, extend and strengthen Canon’s straight-to-DVD

02/08/2006 DGP announces new appointments
DGP, the Soho based DVD and post production facility, has recruited a trio of staff from TMR after its recent consolidation into the VTR Group. First Claire Leach, formerly a Producer at TMR DVD, ha

02/08/2006 Harris announces first UK installation of Platinum 512x512 router at IMG Media
Harris Corporation, the world's largest sports, entertainment and media production company, has announced that IMG Media is the first company in the United Kingdom to take delivery of the largestframe

02/08/2006 MEDIORNET returns to IBC
Following on the back of a highly successful debut at IBC last year, the award-winning Austrian-based networking and multiplexing specialist, MEDIORNET, is using IBC 2006 to launch X-Link. Aimed at

02/08/2006 ND SatCom delivers 250th SNG vehicle
ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company and a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast and defence communications network solutions, recently delivered its 250th SNG vehicle. This

02/08/2006 Vicon debuts new motion capture production software solution
Vicon, a leading developer of Academy Award-winning motion capture systems and part of Oxford Metrics Group plc, has announced the development of a new software package combining the best motion captu