Broadcast News Archive for January, 2007
23/01/2007 E\T\C Supplies Video Projection For Travel Weekly Globe Awards
Projection specialists E\T\C UK supplied 360 degree video projection using the highly flexible ‘OnlyView’ control system for The Travel Weekly Globe Awards. The event was staged at Grosvenor House, L

23/01/2007 HSL Purchases 12 Robe DigitalSpot 5000 DT Moving Projector Fixtures
HSL has bought 12 new Robe DigitalSpot 5000 DT moving projector fixtures, six of which went directly out on the Human League’s latest UK and European tour, specified by lighting designer Rob Sinclair.

23/01/2007 Leader Electronics At VideoForum 2007
Leader Electronics' range of multi-format HD/SD broadcast test equipment will be exhibited on Stand E2 at Video Forum 2007 in London's Earls Court exhibition centre, February 6-8. Making its first UK

23/01/2007 MercuryMedia And Aggregator Licence 50 Films Ahead Of Portal Launch
MercuryMedia and Aggregator Limited have announced they have licensed an initial 50 films from some of the leading international factual producers and distributors, in advance of the launch of their c

23/01/2007 Short List Announced For Celtic Media Festival 2007
The short list has been announced for the Celtic Media Festival 2007, which will be held in Skye in March. Bronze Torcs will be awarded to the best programme or entry in the seventeen categories: <U

23/01/2007 Simon Horne Joins Twofour
Simon Horne has joined Twofour's rapidly growing broadcast team from ITV where he has just finished producing last year's early evening "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!.. - Exclusive" show. H

23/01/2007 World Poker Tour Now Available In North America
PixelPlay, a leading provider of interactive entertainment services and technology for emerging platforms around the world, has announced that the World Poker Tour Interactive TV Edition is now availa

22/01/2007 Broadcast LIVE Zones To Create, Manage And Deliver In 2007
Returning after its successful launch, Broadcast LIVE will take place at Earls Court 2 from June 19 to 21 2007. The largest UK based event of its kind, Broadcast LIVE incorporates a dedicated three-d

22/01/2007 Clear Posts High-Speed Liquid Metal HD Hyundai Spot
Clear has completed complex HD post-production on the first ever commercial to use the 'Phantom HD' high-speed data camera. The facility installed the latest version of the Flame visual effects syste

22/01/2007 Doremi Cinema To Participate In Digital Cinema Rollout
Doremi Cinema, the cinema industry’s leading supplier of JPEG 2000 servers, has been selected to participate in a major UK digital cinema rollout by Odeon/UCI, the UK and Europe’s largest exhibitor.

22/01/2007 Full On Ortus Presents Line-Up At VideoForum
Ortus Media is presenting its full range of products at VideoForum 2007. This is the first opportunity for the London industry to see the new distributors complete product line-up: IDX Technology's

22/01/2007 Jampro Antennas Undergoes Major Expansion
Jampro Antennas has undergone a major expansion of their Sky Creek Drive manufacturing facility located in Sacramento, California. "We've increased manufacturing space by 25%, installed new, sophisti

22/01/2007 SGL Partner On Stands At CABSAT 2007
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading digital video storage/archive management software solutions provider, will debut the latest version of SGL FlashNet, part of the company's FlashNet Archive Man

22/01/2007 Shemaroo Equips Post Production Studio With OmniTek XR Systems
Leading test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced that Indian film and video post production house, Shemaroo, has chosen to equip its new post production studio with two OmniTek XR syste

22/01/2007 TSL Highlights Projects CABSAT 2007
TSL is world renowned for its systems integration work and has been involved in the rollout of new technology and workflows for many of broadcasters and facilities. The company is involved in a numbe

19/01/2007 Ascent Media Adds Digital Rapids StreamZHD In UK For HD/SD Encoding
UK Digital Rapids dealer ERA has completed an order from Ascent Media Group Limited for Digital Rapids’ StreamZHD format-flexible HD/SD media encoding system, which has been installed at Ascent Medi

19/01/2007 Autocue Showcasing New Products At CABSAT 2007
Autocue is showcasing a number of new and existing products at CABSAT 2007 on the UBMS stand; Autocue’s new partner in the Middle East. Making its debut in the Middle East, Autocue launches the first

19/01/2007 Blackmagic Design DeckLink Pro Card Used to Finish 'We Are The Strange'
Blackmagic Design has announced that 'We Are the Strange', a 94 minute animation produced in the United States and whose workflow utilizes Blackmagic's DeckLink Pro capture card, will be screened at S

19/01/2007 Chyron Represented By Pro Media International At CABSAT
Chyron will be represented by its Middle East partner Pro Media International Ltd.on stand no: F-12 Xtraordinary Graphics by Chyron For Mobile, HD, 3D, and MOS Newsroom Integration solutions, Chyron

19/01/2007 Clear Completes Post-Production On Phantom HD Commercial
Clear has just completed complex post-production at HD on the first ever commercial to use the 'Phantom HD' high-speed data camera. Directed by Home Corp’s Howard Greenhalgh for VCCP, the commercial

19/01/2007 i-Pix Satellite LED Fixtures 'Get Lucky' On The Lotto
Over 70 i-Pix Satellite LED fixtures are installed into the set at the National Lottery Draw studios at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, for the BBC’s twice-weekly event. They were specified by

19/01/2007 Last King Of Scotland Gets Mastergrade At Framestore
Released in the UK on 12 January 2007, 'The Last King of Scotland' is director Kevin Macdonald's complex, intelligent and gripping portrayal of Idi Amin's (Forest Whitaker) horrific dictatorship over

19/01/2007 Shanghai Noon For Golden Square
Golden Square, the London based post-production company, has announced that they will be the first UK post-production company to make their mark in China. In a 50/50 partnership with Profero, the lea

18/01/2007 Autodesk And The Scottish Qualifications Authority Announce Collaboration
Autodesk has entered an agreement with the Scottish Qualifications Authority to collaborate on new digital and ICT curriculum and qualifications for schools and colleges in Scotland. Autodesk will jo

18/01/2007 Broadcast Networks Helps Solent TV Make Broadcasting History
Solent TV, the UK’s first not-for-profit commercial local television station, recently went live on the SKY platform using new facilities that were designed and installed by UK-based system integrat