Broadcast News Archive for April, 2007
05/04/2007 HanWay Films And Celluloid Dreams Create Dreamachine
Jeremy Thomas and Hengameh Panahi have announced the merger of HanWay Films and Celluloid Dreams to create Dreamachine. Based in London, Paris and Toronto the new venture creates a substantial indepe

05/04/2007 HD Advantage Drives Forward OmniBus iTX Momentum
OmniBus Systems has announced that iTX, the groundbreaking software production and transmission system, has notched up $7.5 million in orders, with a large proportion from sales to customers launching

05/04/2007 ND SatCom Introduces Lightweight Mobile VSAT Antenna System
ND SatCom, an SES ASTRA company and a leading global supplier of satellite-based broadband VSAT, broadcast, government and defence communication network solutions, has announced the introduction of a

05/04/2007 Panasonic's AG-HPG10 P2 Portable Player/Recorder Takes To The Field
Panasonic’s new AG-HPG10 P2 solid-state portable player/recorder brings in-the-field viewing, playback, and backup recording for broadcast, production, independent filmmaking, event coverage, and more

05/04/2007 Seyfert Joins Innoton As Sales Director And Shareholder
In a role commencing April 2007, Uwe Seyfert is to join Stephan Behrens as Sales Director and shareholder at Innoton, the specialist pro audio distribution company established by Behrens earlier in th

05/04/2007 Sir Michael Lyons Appointed Chairman Of The BBC Trust
Downing Street has announced the appointment of Sir Michael Lyons as Chairman of the BBC Trust, the BBC's new governing body, with effect from 1 May 2007. Chitra Bharucha, Vice-Chairman and Acting Ch

05/04/2007 Studio Network Solutions To Showcase New Hybrid Video Storage System
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), developer of the only free iSCSI initiator for OS X and worldwide provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products, has announced the company will demonstrate

04/04/2007 Absolute Post Takes A Bite Out Of Big Apple With NY Office
London’s Absolute Post have announced the launch of its new satellite office based in New York’s Chelsea district. Absolute’s American arm has been open since March 2007 and its first job has now bee

04/04/2007 Activa Multimèdia Presents The iVAC Editor At MIPTV Featuring MILIA.
The editor is a unique tool that enables the production and generation of iVAC-based videos (interactive Virtual Automatic Characters) in a simple and autonomous way. It is a dynamic editor that make

04/04/2007 Arqiva Acquires National Grid Wireless
Macquarie UK Broadcast Ventures, the parent company of Arqiva, has announced that it has signed the acquisition of the UK National Grid Wireless business for a consideration of £2.5 billion. National

04/04/2007 dB Broadcast Toast Completing Technical Facilities For Wine Channel
Cambridgeshire-based independent system integrator dB Broadcast has completed the design and installation of all the technical facilities for a new satellite television channel, called Vinappris, dedi

04/04/2007 Hawk-Woods Add To Mini DV Range With Standalone Adaptor
Hawk-Woods have added to their now extensive Mini DV range with a new standalone adaptor, designed specifically for those who need to power lighting. The DV-A4 will be an exciting innovation to many

04/04/2007 ITN Announce Redundancies Following Six Year Contract With ITV
Following ITN's agreement to provide ITV's news service over a six-year period, the company has informed Bectu and NUJ that due to investment in new technology, 64 jobs are to be axed. The contract,

04/04/2007 Off The Fence Lead The Pack At Wildlife Film Awards
Amsterdam-based independent production and distribution company 'Off the Fence' is celebrating an exciting array of recent award wins for a slew of its world class documentaries. The first win came

04/04/2007 Panasonic Introduce 3CCD AVC HD Handheld Camcorder Delivering 1080i Video
The recently released Panasonic AG-HSC1U AVCHD handheld camcorder is the world�s smallest professional 3CCD AVC HD camcorder. Weighing in at a deminutive 1.1 pounds, it is billed as ideal for wides

03/04/2007 Ascent Media Appoints Adrian Bull For UK Creative Services Group
Ascent Media has announced that Adrian Bull has been appointed Vice President/Chief Technology Officer for their UK Creative Services Group. Bull previously worked with Ascent Media from 1999 to 200

03/04/2007 Autodesk Launch Premier Solutions Provider Programme
Autodesk has launched the Premier Solutions Provider (PSP) programme and announced Blue Graphics and Escape Studios as the first UK media and entertainment PSPs. The PSP programme is an elevated leve

03/04/2007 Broadcasters To Hold Career Day At NAB 2007
The NAB Education Foundation will host Career Day at NAB2007 in Las Vegas on April 18. The event will feature a networking roundtable, career fair and broadcast career sessions. Industry professional

03/04/2007 Disney Channel Signs Multi-Year Deal With DIGITURK
Following on the heels of successful Channel launches in Poland and South Africa, Disney Channel has signed a multi-year deal with DIGITURK to bring the leading kids' TV brand, Disney Channel, to Turk

03/04/2007 Gefen Look To Cable-free Extensions At NAB
Gefen will demonstrate methods of achieving cable-free extension at NAB, two geared towards audio/video signals and two designed for computer peripherals. The Wireless Component Audio Extender transm

03/04/2007 Panasonic Ups P2 Card Recording Capacities
At NAB 2007 Panasonic will be showcasing new higher capacity additions to the low-maintenance P2 card family: the AJ-P2C016H 16-GB card and the AJ-P2C032H 32-GB card. Panasonic ushered in a new era i

03/04/2007 Ross Video To Launch SoftMetal Video Servers At NAB
Ross Video is preparing to launch a new line of next-generation video servers at NAB 2007. SoftMetal Video Servers will deliver a more integrated production solution that will complement the Ross Syn

03/04/2007 SpycerBox To Provide Further Capacities For DVS-SAN
Digital Video Systems (DVS) is to unveil a new product at NAB 2007, the SpycerBox which adds essential features to the DVS-SAN. As their solution to help optimize the workflow in the post production

02/04/2007 Arqiva Completes Acquistion Of BT's Satellite Broadcast Services Business
Arqiva's acquisition of BT's satellite broadcast services business was successfully completed at the end of March. The £25 million cash deal includes long-term customer contracts, operations and pers

02/04/2007 Disney Channel And Walt Disney Records In Tune With Movie Soundtrack Shipments
Disney Channel and Walt Disney Records have topped a million in shipments of their series and movie soundtracks in less than a year. Disney Channel has enjoyed phenomenal ratings success over the pas