Broadcast News Archive for August, 2007
15/08/2007 Cambridge Imaging System To Launch Digital TV System At IBC
Cambridge Imaging Systems, the digital archive management specialist, will launch T-Gate, a new, efficient way to manage enterprise digital TV, at IBC. T-Gate is a new solid state DVB-T to IP gateway

15/08/2007 First Studer Vista 5 Goes On The Road In Ireland
Television Mobiles Ltd (TVM), a leading outside broadcasting facilities/service provider, has chosen the new Studer Vista 5 digital console to spruce up the audio section of its popular OB3 production

15/08/2007 Gefen Offers Two Methods Of Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Extensions
For short and long distance USB 2.0 extensions, Gefen offers two new solutions designed to transport multiple signals with no delays. Both operate through small sender and receiver units located at

15/08/2007 Post Production Trainee Scheme Announced For Wales
First Post, the new entrant trainee scheme for the post production industry, will be launched in Wales starting in September. Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the audio visual industries, and

15/08/2007 Top US Drama To Be Screened On BBC One In 2008.
'Damages', the top-rating new series in America this season, is to be screened on BBC One next year. This highly anticipated 13-part drama series, starring five-time Oscar nominee and two-time Tony A

14/08/2007 Award-Winning Take That DVD Production Edited On Lightworks
'Well Take That', the first filmed concert of the recently re-formed Take That, was edited on Lightworks Alacrity by Henry Stein of Stein Films. It has since been broadcast on ITV2 as a 75-minute ver

14/08/2007 BBC Announces Filming Start On Doctor Who Series Four
Filming recently commenced on series four of 'Doctor Who' in Cardiff. Catherine Tate joining the BAFTA award-winning BBC One drama series as The Doctor's brand new companion, Donna Noble. Award-winn

14/08/2007 Broadcasters Focus On Mobile TV & IPTV At IBC 2007
The roles of mobile TV and IPTV relative to traditional broadcast TV are set to be thoroughly debated when an anticipated 45,000 broadcasters and filmmakers gather for IBC 2007. Celebrating its 40th

14/08/2007 ENPS Installed At CNBC Africa In Record Time
CNBC Africa, the continent’s first 24-hour international business channel, has installed ENPS, AP’s electronic news production system, in a record-breaking six weeks. The installation was handled by

14/08/2007 Harris To Deliver First CENTRIO Broadcast Multiviewer To Global Television Network
Harris is to deliver its first new CENTRIO multiviewer to Global Ontario, the flagship station of Global Television Network, a Division of CanWest MediaWorks. Introduced at the NAB convention in Apri

14/08/2007 SD/HD-SDI To DVI Conversion With The 1T-C2-511 From TV One
Designed for broadcast and professional use, the new 1T-C2-511 SD/HD-SDI to DVI-I Converter from TV One provides a highly reliable conversion of HD-SDI signals to DVI-I, both digital and analogue with

14/08/2007 Studio Network Solutions Extends Product Line with Ellipse Fibre Channel HBAs for Mac OS X
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products and developer of the globalSAN iSCSI initiator for OS X, has announced a major extension to its prod

14/08/2007 Triangle Post Chooses OmniTek XR Image Analysis System
Test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced that Triangle Post, through its UK dealer, InnoMedia Systems, has selected the OmniTek XR image analysis system for its state-of-the art facilit

13/08/2007 'Extreme' Exposure As Filmmaker Picks Up Top Award
'Soft', Simon Ellis’s critically acclaimed short film, commissioned by Film4 and the UK Film Council with The Bureau for Cinema Extreme, has put Ellis on the international film industry’s radar. It w

13/08/2007 'Got Talent' Format Success All Over The World
David Ellender, CEO, Fremantle Media Enterprises (FME), recently announced a raft of significant deals for 'America’s Got Talent', the original version of the outstandingly successful international fo

13/08/2007 Almighty Power From Hawk-Woods For Sound Recordists
The new Hawk-Woods APD Power Distribution Adaptor provides today’s sound recordist with a massive amount of available power - and all from the industry standard NP battery range. Designed as a conven

13/08/2007 Chellomedia’s Zonemedia Recruits Global Advertising Director And Signs Key Deal With Major Brand
Chellomedia’s global thematic channel operator Zonemedia has announced the appointment of Monica Chard as Global Advertising Sales Director, with the key responsibility of identifying and developing n

13/08/2007 Focus Enhancements Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
Focus Enhancements, a worldwide leader in Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless technology, video conversion and digital media, has announced financial results for its second quarter and the six months ended

13/08/2007 Off The Fence Go For Stehmeier
Independent production and distribution company Off the Fence has announced the appointment of Bo Stehmeier as Head of Sales and Co-Production. Responsible for the Americas, UK, German speaking terri

13/08/2007 Skillset Announce Funding For 3D Maya Core Course At Escape Studios
The Skillset Film Fund have announced new funding for film professionals wishing to take the popular Maya Core course at Escape Studios. The fund will enable the first six successful applicants to ta

13/08/2007 Van Damme Cables from VDC Trading Meet ATC’s Stringent Demand For Quality
UK cable solutions provider VDC Trading has supplied a range of Van Damme cables to AT Communications (ATC), which provides audio visual equipment and technical support to production companies organis

10/08/2007 Ascent Media UK Opts For Digital Rapids Transcode Manager
Digital Rapids’ dealer ERA has completed an order from Ascent Media Group Ltd, to install the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager distributed high-volume media transcoding software at Ascent Media’s Ward

10/08/2007 AXYS Ranges Provide The Sound Solution
The Centre Court atmosphere at this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships was a very different one due to the absence of a roof - an environment which called for a very different loudspeaker system.

10/08/2007 Gefen Helps To Lay Foundational Digital Connections At AACL
Connectivity solutions provider Gefen is helping to lay some of the key foundational digital connections at the Entertainment Technology Center’s Anytime/Anywhere Content Lab (AACL). The Entertainmen

10/08/2007 LipSync Post Adds Magic To "Stardust"
LipSync Post has just completed work on "Stardust", the largest project to go through its dedicated vfx department to date. LipSync alone completed over 180 shots in a six month period for the film,