Broadcast News Archive for August, 2007
28/08/2007 021 Television Announces Business Alliance Agreement With Omni TV
O21 Television has announced an agreement with Omni TV, part of the Barcud Derwen group, to form a long term business alliance. As a result of Omni's new major contract with BBC Wales to provide outs

28/08/2007 Adobe Systems Release HD Version Of Flash Media Player
Adobe Systems have released a new version of its Flash media player that displays HD video programming. Flash media players reside on 98 per cent of all desktop personal computers and millions of por

28/08/2007 Digital Rapids Ships Latest Enhancements To Media Transcoding Software
Digital Rapids has begun shipping the latest enhancements to the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager family of distributed media transcoding software. Version 1.1 of Transcode Manager FE (Facility Editi

28/08/2007 DVS To Showcase Digital Cinema Products At IBC
At stand 7.421, DVS will showcase its primary focuses of 4K, digital cinema, broadcast and partnerships. As in the past years, other manufacturers will be using DVS products at the show: a DVS-SAN wil

28/08/2007 Miranda Technologies To Highlight Xchannel HD/SD At IBC 2007
Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its Xchannel HD/SD playout server with advanced graphics at IBC (stand 8.280), which integrates tightly with Pharos Mediator v3 media management and Playtime

28/08/2007 Navtech Introduces Cost Effective COFDM-Based Digital Video Assist Solution
Navtech Systems, one of the UK's leading developers of video transmission solutions, has introduced the Rover wireless video link system. It delivers high quality video images from mobile and remote

28/08/2007 RTÉ Secures Euro 2008 Broadcasting Rights
RTÉ has successfully secured broadcast rights for the 2008 European Championships across television, radio and online. Exclusive Irish broadcast rights have been secured by RTÉ Television and RTÉ.ie

28/08/2007 TV Bahia Invests In Digital Production Switcher
Ross Video has announced TV Bahia, the head station of a regional television network covering the entire state of Bahia has invested in a Synergy 1 digital production switcher. TV Bahia's challenge

27/08/2007 'The Blaxorcist' Nominated For Best Short In Finland Competition
The Irish short film 'The Blaxorcist', which was written and directed by Edward King, has been nominated for the Espoo Cine Melies d'Argent Best Short Film competition in Finland. The winning film wi

27/08/2007 Activision Selects REALVIZ Movimento
REALVIZ, a leader in image processing software development, has confirmed that Activision, Inc. has selected REALVIZ Movimento as their facial capture solution of choice for a forthcoming movie-based

27/08/2007 BBC Wales To Develop Flagship Series For Peaktime Viewing
BBC Wales has announced plans to develop a new flagship drama series for peaktime that will harness the world class creative expertise in drama production that exists in Wales. BBC Wales's award-winn

27/08/2007 Gefen To Show Four Distribution Solutions At IBC
At IBC, Gefen will show four new distribution solutions - two designed for HDMI sources and displays, and two designed for component video applications with supplemental digital audio. All four soluti

27/08/2007 Irish Feature Films Selected For Toronto International Film Festival
Two feature films which received funding from Northern Ireland Screen have been selected for the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival which runs from 6-15 September 2007. 'Closing The Rin

27/08/2007 Lottery Grant Awarded To Napier University And Screen Academy Scotland
Skillset Scotland Training Fund has awarded a £45,000 lottery grant to Napier University and Screen Academy Scotland to run two professional development courses covering scheduling and budgeting. The

27/08/2007 TRC Announce Training Scheme 'Cross Creative' In The Pipeline
The Research Centre (TRC) have announced that a training initiative for indies looking to get to grips with multi-platform content is on its way. Cross Creative is a nine-month programme aimed at ind

27/08/2007 UK Cinema-Goers Go 'Ooh La La' For French Film
UK cinema-goers are becoming more continental in their cinema tastes according to the latest UK box office statistics released by the UK Film Council. The French films 'Tell No One' directed by Guill

24/08/2007 BBC Resources Edits 'That Mitchell & Webb Look' On HD
BBC Post Production, part of BBC Resources Ltd, has won editing work on the new series of 'That Mitchell & Webb Look', which is being made in High Definition. Starring Bafta-winning comedians Robert

24/08/2007 Gefen Distribution Amplifier Delivers HDTV Viewing Experience
A new rack mountable distribution amplifier from Gefen splits the HDMI audio/video signal and sends it to ten displays, each supporting high definition video to 1080p. Ideal for digital signage, pres

24/08/2007 IBC To Offer Free Master Classes And Screening Events
IBC 2007 will offer a number of free keynote, master class and screening events, which means that some of the best things at this year's convention are open to all IBC attendees. Free master classes

24/08/2007 Marylebone Station Location Used In 'Raining Time'
'Raining Time', Vodafone's latest commercial currently being screened in cinemas nationwide, uses Marylebone Station extensively during the shoot, amongst other key London locations. The Vodafone adv

24/08/2007 Telegraph Media Group Signs New Agreement With ITN On
Telegraph Media Group, has announced the signing of a new agreement with ITN's multimedia division, ITN On, to make video programmes for Telegraph Media Group's website:<A HREF= 'http://www.telegraph.

24/08/2007 Thomson Works On Trial Mobile Television Service In Sydney
Thomson is working to deliver a trial, five-channel mobile television service across the greater Sydney area in Australia. The service uses the open DVB-H standard and can be received on any DVB-H ca

24/08/2007 TV One Announce Availability Of Video Scaler
TV One-Task's new 1T-PCDVI-PCDVI Video Scaler is a high bandwidth, professional PC/Component/DVI to Digital DVI scaler that accepts PC generated RGB signals (up to WUXGA), HD Component signals (480i u

24/08/2007 WASP3D Signs Agreement With WTVision
WASP3D has announced that it has signed an agreement with Portugal based wTVision to use advanced WASP3D Graphics solution as a standard platform for its products. Further, wTVision has also been app

23/08/2007 'A Throw Of Dice' To Screen In Trafalgar Square
As part of the Mayor of London's India Now celebrations, a special free preview of the Indian silent classic 'A Throw of Dice', digitally restored by the BFI National Archive, will be shown on a giant