Broadcast News Archive for November, 2007
14/11/2007 Roger Wilson Appointed Managing Director Of Camera Dynamics
The Vitec Group has appointed Roger Wilson as Managing Director of Camera Dynamics, a business unit of their Broadcast Systems Division. Camera Dynamics is a global leader in professional video and f

14/11/2007 Smart TV To Utilise Vinten Radamec Robotics
Smart TV, based at Teddington Studios, London from where they broadcast a range of satellite channel entertainment shows, has recently made their first move into robotic camera support systems with Vi

14/11/2007 Sony Latest Generation Of HDV Production Technology Set For February 2008 Release
Sony has announced the latest generation of HDV production technologies includes two new camcorders that feature interchangeable lens systems, native progressive recording capabilities, increased sens

14/11/2007 Zodiak Continues To Expand
Patrick Svensk, President and CEO of international content and distribution group Zodiak Television has announced further details of the company’s continued expansion. This follows the recent acquisit

13/11/2007 ATG Broadcast Appoints Erik Olafsen
ATG Broadcast has announced a new addition to its team of Project Engineers with the appointment of Erik Olafsen, reporting to Project Manager Dave Whitaker. Erik Olafsen studied analogue and digital

13/11/2007 Catalystproject Feature Film Winners Announced
Three feature film awards for the new low budget scheme Catalystproject, have been announced. The winners were selected from over 45 submissions received, with strong competition for the end prize – a

13/11/2007 Digital Projection International Installs Active Digital Stereo System In Denmark And Hungary
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems has recently installed its new active digital stereo system in Denmark and Hungary. Wh

13/11/2007 Emuse And ITV Sign Interactive Deal
emuse and ITV have announced the signing of a long term, exclusive deal to provide interactivity across all of ITV's programming and new media. The two companies have been working together on a wide v

13/11/2007 Harris Supplies Digital Signage For Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, is supplying all of the digital signage for The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, a fully integrated resort that is t

13/11/2007 ITN Unveiled As Bebo's Worldwide News Launch Partner
ITN was unveiled as Bebo’s worldwide news launch partner on the social networking site’s new video service Open Media. ITN is launching its own player on the service with showbiz, sports and quirky co

13/11/2007 Pharos Appoints Alan Hoggarth As Director Of Sales
Pharos - a company focused on developing software architecture to deliver better broadcast process management for service providers in television broadcast, radio, IPTV and telecommunications - has ap

13/11/2007 Raw Cut Television Appoints Hayden Lee
Raw Cut Television has appointed Hayden Lee as its new head of development. Lee's experience spans 15 years and has produced and directed for all five terrestrial channels. His repertoire includes 'B

12/11/2007 Bollywood Magic Descends On Leicester Square For 'Om Shanti Om' Premiere
London’s West End was freeze framed in full Bollywood technicolor on Sunday 11 November, as the biggest name in the industry, Shah Rukh Khan, brought human traffic in Leicester Square to a gridlock, a

12/11/2007 Canal+ Sweden Installs SGL FlashNet
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced that Canal+ Sweden has installed SGL FlashNet as a core

12/11/2007 On2 Technologies Announces New Version Of TrueMotion
On2 Technologies, a leader in video compression solutions, has announced that a new version of its TrueMotion VP7 video compression is used in Skype 3.6 for Windows to help deliver High Quality Video

12/11/2007 Paula Jalfon Joins BBC Films
Paula Jalfon has joined BBC Films as Commercial Manager, it has been announced by Jane Wright, General Manager of BBC Films. Jalfon, formerly Head of Production at Ingenious, will be responsible for

12/11/2007 Prism Sound Supplies dScope Series III Audio Analyzer To GEM UK
Prism Sound has supplied a dScope Series III audio analyzer to Gloucestershire-based GEM UK, a company that specialises in the offshore manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards. The unit wa

12/11/2007 Sit-Up Channels Installs Chyron HD/SD-Switchable HyperX Graphics Systems
Chyron Corporation has announced that UK-based shopping broadcaster, sit-up channels, a Virgin Media company, has installed seven Chyron HD/SD-switchable HyperX graphics systems. The HyperXs, driven

12/11/2007 Sky New Zealand Selects Pro-Bel For Auckland Broadcast Centre Upgrade
SKY New Zealand has selected Pro-Bel to provide key automation, media management and control components for the upgrade of its broadcast centre in Auckland. The broadcaster, whose content is distribu

12/11/2007 Zodiak Television Announces Senior Executive Appointments
Zodiak Television has announced the appointment of two senior executives to its newly created London based distribution team. Sarah Coursey joins the international content and distribution company as

09/11/2007 APT WorldNet Milana Used To Record Dubbing Session For L'Oreal Commercial
The APT WorldNet Milano was recently used to record an ADR session for L’Oreal Casting Crème Gloss with 2007 Oscar Nominee, Penelope Cruz. The objective of the session, which took place at the Outla

09/11/2007 BBC Natural History Unit Discover South America In 'Expedition' Series For BBC One
The BBC Natural History Unit, in partnership with Discovery, is venturing into remote rainforests, high mountains and raging underground rivers to uncover the mysterious landscapes of Guyana and Papua

09/11/2007 Evo IPTV Places Order With Espial Group
Espial Group Inc., a leading provider of IPTV middleware and applications, has announced that one of the largest providers of triple play services in Europe, with over 1.5 million subscribers, has pla

09/11/2007 Granada International To Remake Sci-Fi Action Film In Hollywood
Granada International has announced that its series 'The Champions' is to be remade in Hollywood. Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy, Blade II) will write, direct and produce the science

09/11/2007 Low Budget 'Peacefire' To Screen In 2008
Mayfly Entertainment’s low-budget feature ‘Peacefire’ has wrapped a five week shoot filming on location in Northern Ireland. The £200,000 (STG) feature is adapted from the award-winning play by Irish