Broadcast News Archive for June, 2007
21/06/2007 EVS Sells XT2 HD System To Fine Point Broadcast
Broadcast technology provider EVS has sold eight production and playout servers, the XT2 HD system, to dry hire broadcast television equipment specialist Fine Point Broadcast. Fine Point Broadcast, t

21/06/2007 Gefen Announce HDTV Products For Video Format
Gefen has announced three new products for the widely used video format. All three include supplemental audio so HDTV viewing is fully enabled. Two new Component Audio to HDMI Adapters offer plug and

21/06/2007 Granada International Acquires Worldwide Distribution Rights To French Thriller 'Scalp'
Granada International has acquired worldwide distribution rights, excluding France, to brand new drama series 'Scalp'. The 8 x one hour French language thriller is produced by 7 Apache Films for top

21/06/2007 Signiant Appoints Root6 And UK Reseller
Signiant has announced a global expansion of its worldwide reseller network through the addition of some of the world’s leading suppliers of technology to the media and entertainment industry. London

21/06/2007 Skills Focus Calls Aspiring Media Professionals For UTV Funded Training Scheme
A new training scheme, Skills Focus, funded by UTV in association with Northern Ireland Screen, offers people interested in developing a career in the media the opportunity to gain some hands-on exper

21/06/2007 Zinwell Licences Strategy & Technology Limited's RedKey MHEG Engine
Strategy & Technology Limited (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG middleware, has announced that Zinwell, Taiwan-based set-top box and digital tuner module supplier, has lice

20/06/2007 'Home Grown Talent' To Highlight Young People's Issues On Big Screen
Canterbury Anifest's 'Home Grown Talent' - Canterbury pupils' animation film will highlight young peoples' issues on big screen. As part of Canterbury Anifest's satellite project, 'Home Grown Talent'

20/06/2007 Evertz Technologies Deliver 'Cavaliers 3D HD Experience' To Fans
Evertz Technologies Ltd has announced that its timing and JPEG-2000 transmission equipment was used to deliver the Cleveland Cavaliers and National Basketball Association’s 'Cavaliers 3D HD Experience

20/06/2007 Range Of Deals And Options For Zodiak Television World
Zodiak Television World heads to DISCOP with a range of deals and options signed for new formats launched at MIP-TV as well as a variety of new sales from its format library, it has been announced by

20/06/2007 Rushes Purchases Digital Rapids StreamZHD Encoder
London post production and visual effects company Rushes, through Digital Rapids UK dealer ERA, have just purchased a Digital Rapids StreamZHD encoder to add to their existing StreamZ system. Rushes

20/06/2007 Seoul Broadcasting System's Purchases HyperX Graphics Systems
Chyron Corporation has announced that Korean broadcaster, Seoul Broadcasting System’s (SBS) Sports Channel has purchased three HyperX graphics systems with Lyric PRO advanced creation and playout, thr

20/06/2007 Student Film Festival 'Exposures' Dates Announced
The dates for the UK’s leading Student Film Festival 'exposures', now in its 14th year, have been announced. Shining examples of the country’s freshest filmmaking talent will be brought together at C

20/06/2007 Thomson To Demonstrate HD Cameras And Camcorders At Broadcast LIVE 2007
Thomson’s presence at Broadcast Live 2007 underlined its broad media capabilities ranging from HD to IPTV, and broadcasting to events and staging, with the centerpiece of its stand being a demonstrati

20/06/2007 XL Video Acquire Show Support Limited
XL Video Limited has acquired the name, business and assets of Show Support Limited. XL Video, the Hemel Hempstead based audio visual rental company, has acquired the business, assets and name of Mid

19/06/2007 European Collaboration 'Opera Hiort' To Screen On BBC Alba
The story of St Kilda will be shown live to the world in a special broadcasting project which will draw six European countries together. Under the direction of the National Gaelic Arts Project and su

19/06/2007 FremantleMedia Enterprises Announce Licensing Deals For DangerMouse
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced a raft of new licensing deals for its classic kids’ brand, DangerMouse, which will be returning to New York for Licensing 2007 International. Fans of th

19/06/2007 Global Television Add Two Further Chyron HyperX HD/SD Switchable Graphics Systems To Portfolio
Chyron Corporation has announced that Global Television has added a further two high performance HyperX HD/SD switchable graphics systems to it's Chyron portfolio. The sale was carried out by Chyron’

19/06/2007 GloboTracks Relaunches 'GloboTrax GT1'
GloboTracks, the Global audio imaging production company has announced the re-launch of ‘GloboTrax GT1’. This is the first in the series of creative ear fragmenting, precision warped, and earth shatt

19/06/2007 Jonas Odell Directs Promo For 'The Hours'
Nexus Productions director Jonas Odell has directed a promo for up and coming band ‘The Hours’. Singer Ant Genn and keyboard player Martin Slattery, the two men behind The Hours and both originally s

19/06/2007 Lightwave Takes Pole Position With G5 Boom
Microphone accessory specialist, Lightwave Audio Systems is taking the industry by storm with the introduction of the new G5, a high specification News Boom Pole at an astonishingly low price. Precis

19/06/2007 Strategy & Technology Confirm Launch Of EPG Application On Freeview In New Zealand
Strategy & Technology (S&T), specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEG-5 middleware, has confirmed the successful launch of its EPG application on the new Freeview digital satellite servi

19/06/2007 TV ONE's CORIOflex Gives More Choice And Flexibility
TV One’s CORIOflex breaks out of the industry mold by letting the integrator decide the number and type of video inputs, outputs and features. CORIOflex is designed so that one C2 video processor act

18/06/2007 BBC Reports On Safeguarding Impartiality
The BBC has published its report on safeguarding the Corporation's impartiality, along with research on audience expectations and perceptions on the topic. The report 'From Seesaw to Wagon Wheel' is

18/06/2007 Entries For BRITDOC Pitching Forum Close June 27
Applications for the Pitching Forum at BRITDOC must be in by Wednesday, June 27. The documentary festival, which returns to Oxford July 25 to 27, is the place to come if you have a feature documentar

18/06/2007 Event Highlights BME Under-representation In Film & Television
A cross-industry initiative spearheaded by BECTU, took place on Monday June 18 at the TUC in Central London. The BBC's Director General Mark Thompson, PACT Chief Executive John McVay and Director of