Broadcast News Archive for September, 2006
06/09/2006 DTL Broadcast MiniBlox In The Television News
DTL Broadcast, a long established manufacturer of interface products for the international broadcast market, reports rapid growth in sales of its MiniBlox range. They are proving particularly popular

06/09/2006 Envivio Encoders Chosen for First Commercial MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Contribution Feed
Envivio has announced that its 4Caster B3 encoding system was chosen by Globecast Spain to provide the first MPEG-4 contribution feed in Spain. Globecast Spain claim to be the first company in the co

06/09/2006 Gefen Unveils Two New DVI and HD SDI Adapters Featuring External Genlock Real-Time Control
Gefen is building on the success of its HD SDI and DVI Adapters with the release of two enhanced versions. Like their predecessors, both the DVI to HD SDI Adapter and the HD SDI to DVI Adapter featur

06/09/2006 MPEG To Present Free Supersession At IBC
The MPEG Industry Forum (MPEGIF), one of the world's largest advocacy groups for MPEG based technologies, is presenting a free supersession at IBC 2006 titled 'Standards Based Technologies in IPTV Eco

06/09/2006 VTR Group Announces 'Centres Of Excellence' On Rebranding As Prime Focus UK
VTR Group plc has released details of the progress it is making to re-position as a global post production market leader, following the recent purchase of VTR and high-end visual effects and CG animat

06/09/2006 Well Trade Service Celebrate Ten Years
Celebrating ten years, Well Trade Services Ltd have been trading since 1996. Primarily a dealer and stockist of a range of products used in the broadcast and professional media industry. Having rece

05/09/2006 Boris TV Invests In HD-Capable OB FOR-A Kit
In response to increased demand from its broadcast and production clients for HD programming, outside broadcast company Boris TV has upgraded its facilities by investing in HD-capable video switching

05/09/2006 Canon HD Helps Show Up World Cup Cheats
The World Cup, Germany, 2006. Football’s greatest tournament, contested by the world’s great footballing nations... Vast crowds filled the superb German stadiums: but their numbers were miniscule by

05/09/2006 Comrex ACCESS broadcast audio internet codec is top 'contender'
The new Comrex ACCESS broadcast audio internet codec is unique as it has been designed from the ground up to be used on the public internet where connections may be contended as can happen when 'Joe-9

05/09/2006 Fuji Film Captures Several Top TV Dramas
Several television dramas were also using Fujifilm 16mm film stock... These include 'Dalziel & Pascoe: Fallen Angel'. Directed by Ian Knox, this feature-length episode was lit by cinematographer Pete

05/09/2006 Lighting Designer Mark Bailey Joins Hawthorn As Project Manager
Hawthorn has announce that Mark Bailey of Embee lighting has joined the company as a Project Manager. A renowned lighting designer, Mark Bailey, has been successfully running his own Lighting Company

05/09/2006 OmniTek To Set New Standard For Monitoring At IBC
Leading, test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek have announced that it will be showing a host of new products and features at IBC on stand 6.329. Innovations include the new OmniTek TQ, a comple

05/09/2006 Record IBC TV Audience Demonstrates Rise Of Web TV
TelecomTV, the official online TV partner to the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), have announced record high viewing figures for IBC TV online, underlining the growing importance of WebTV

05/09/2006 Scopus Launches IP-based Video Networking Management Platform at IBC 2006
Scopus Video Networks, a provider of digital video networking products, has announced the launch of two new platforms for emerging digital video networks: the NMS-7000 Video Networking Management Syst

05/09/2006 TV2GO Chooses FOR-A HD Frame Rate Converter For Trans-Atlantic HD Video Conversions
TV2GO, an international satellite transmission and video production company, recently installed an FRC-7000 HD frame rate converter for standards conversion of European and North American programming.

04/09/2006 'Broadcast Fives' Charity Football Competition Seeks Entries
Billed as 'Where the broadcast and production industry competes' the Broadcast Fives autumn five-a-side football tournament is scheduled to take place on Saturday October 14, 2006. The competition pr

04/09/2006 BFM International Film Festival Returns To London Screens
The bfm International Film Festival brings a line-up of over 60 films to London screens ranging from features to experimental film. Now in its eigth year the festival will take place in London from S

04/09/2006 Canon KH16ex IRSE Sets The HD Standard
HD is the coming standard in broadcast and other professional applications - Canon’s new 1/2” & 2/3” GC lenses are widening the opportunity of this next generation quality. The KH16ex IRSE is t

04/09/2006 DTS and Coding Technologies Launch High Efficiency MPEG-4 Surround Sound Solution for HDTV
DTS and Coding Technologies will stage the European launch of their 5.1 multi-channel audio transcoding system for HD broadcasting at IBC, with both companies demonstrating the unique advances of the

04/09/2006 Eyeheight Demonstrates Ethernet-Controlled Colour Correction At IBC
A powerful enhancement to Eyeheight's range of colour correctors will be demonstrated at IBC 2006 from September 8-12. An integral Ethernet control interface enables all facilities and control menus

04/09/2006 Floor Lighting Blizzard For HSL On Snow Patrol
HSL is supplying a full floor lighting system for Snow Patrol’s current UK and European outdoor festival tour, which includes an impressive LED back wall consisting of 57 ColorKinetics iColor Tiles an

04/09/2006 Forbidden Technologies Stream Workflow For Post Production
As September begins, the mass exodus of the broadcast industry to Amsterdam is well underway. Post production workflow will be high on the agenda and at the forefront of this will be web-based pioneer

04/09/2006 FX Rentals Expands Backline And Instrumental Equipment On Rising Market Demand
FX Rentals, which offers one of Europe’s largest selection of audio rental equipment, has recently extended its range of backline and instrument rental gear due to an increase in market demand. The m

04/09/2006 TDK Announces Blue-Laser Disc Technology To Support 200GB Capacity
TDK, a world leader in digital recording solutions, has reached a landmark in the development of recordable Blue-Laser technology, achieving a groundbreaking capacity of 200GB. Surpassing existing op

01/09/2006 Alexander Jeuck Appointed As President Of ND SatCom-Abu Dhabi
ND SatCom, a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, government, defence and broadcast communications network solutions, has appointed Alexander Jeuck as the new President of ND Sat