Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
29/10/2008 Germany's Bold MEDIA Offers Kahuna Multiformat Switchers For Customers' Complex HD Presentations
Bold MEDIA Studiotechnik GmbH, Germany's foremost provider of rental and staging equipment for presentation and broadcast production, has standardised on Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD multiformat produc

29/10/2008 MG ALBA Welcomes BBC Alba Audience Figures
MG ALBA, the Gaelic Digital Media Service, has welcomed the viewing figures released for BBC ALBA, the new Gaelic television channel, with more than 600,000 viewers tuning in over its first week. Cha

29/10/2008 New DTL MiniBlox 3G-HD-SD SDI Embedded Audio Extractors
DTL has announced two exciting new additions to their MiniBlox range. These are auto sensing 3G, HD & SD SDI embedded audio extractors. DTL believe these to be the first 3G capable ones on the market

29/10/2008 Pebble Beach Systems Wins Key 15 Channel Project With Wateen TV
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading company in the provision of automation and media management, has announced that it has received a purchase order, via Salam Media Cast, a leading systems integrator in

29/10/2008 Students Create Films For Kent TV
Students studying at Canterbury Christ Church University have produced three films in collaboration with Kent TV to create a film on student housing. The films were showcased in front of council memb

28/10/2008 Clear-Com Exhibits V-Series Panels With IP Connection At LDI 2008
Clear-Com Communication Systems, a brand of The Vitec Group, is broadening the access of its Eclipse Digital Matrix Intercom System with IP-enabled V-Series user control panels. In line with the com

28/10/2008 CVP-Mitcorp Supply All Tapeless HD Shooting Equipment For The 2008 Volvo Ocean Race
CVP Mitcorp, a leading supplier of broadcast technology in the UK, have supplied all the on-board camera kits and individual crew shooting packages for the Volvo Ocean Race. This is the first time th

28/10/2008 FME Acquires Home Entertainment Rights To Kylie's 2008 Spectacular
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the acquisition of worldwide DVD rights to Kylie Minogue's current international live tour KylieX2008. The content features the concert along with 17 mi

28/10/2008 Genesis Networks Offer Turnkey Broadcasting Services For US Presidential Election Coverage
Genesis Networks, a leading provider of high-quality global transmission services, has announced that it has expanded its broadcasting package for media organisations covering the US Presidential Elec

28/10/2008 Irdeto Adds Taiwan To Its Fast Growing Asia-Pacific Operations
Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, continues to broaden its presence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with the opening of a new office in Taiwan

28/10/2008 Irdeto Leads Southeast Asia's Pay-TV Conditional Access Market
Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, has the largest market of new pay-TV subscribers in Southeast Asia's conditional access (CA) market, according

28/10/2008 JimJam Rolls Out To Asia For First Time
Global pre-school channel JimJam, the joint venture between HIT Entertainment and Chellomedia, is set to launch with a brand new feed on Singapore's StarHub TV in November. The new broadcast deal wi

28/10/2008 Nick Cannon Joins Escape
Former Chief Technology Officer at MPC, Nick Cannon has joined Escape Studios has Chief Operating Officer. Dominic Davenport, Cheif Executive Oficer at Escape, said: "We are delighted that Nick has

28/10/2008 Satlan To Distribute Bridge Technologies Monitoring And Analysis Tools In Poland
Satlan, a leading systems integrator in Poland, has agreed to a partnership with Bridge Technologies to distribute their monitoring and analysis tools to customers in Poland. Piotr Morawski, Chief Ex

28/10/2008 Utah Scientific Acquires Renowned European Routing Switcher Manufacturer Sandar
Utah Scientific has announced it has acquired Sandar, an important European manufacturer and distributor of routing switchers whose marketing reach in Northern and Eastern Europe and in Asia neatly co

27/10/2008 Aardman Adopts Escape Studios' Online Learning Tool
Escape Studios has announced that industry-acclaimed animation firm Aardman has selected Escape's comprehensive, yet easy-to-use Maya courseware and online learning system to augment its in-house comp

27/10/2008 DCD Rights Wins Sales
A leading UK distributor DCD Rights, formally NBDtv/DCD Media, has secured a raft of sales at MIPCOM 2008 for September Films' much anticipated documentary Pregnant Man (1x60'), and West Park Pictures

27/10/2008 E! Entertainment Outfits Studio With EVS
E! Entertainment selected EVS, a leader designer of hardware and software for production and playout, to go tapeless in their studio and for file-based transfer to their Avid non-linear editor. The p

27/10/2008 Evolutions Appoint Steve Luther As Finance Director
Evolutions, a large independent post production facility in Soho, has announced that it has appointed Smoke & Mirror's Finance Director Steve Luther. Steve, who has 13 years experience in the post pr

27/10/2008 ITN Source Announces Diagonal View Joint Venture
ITN Source has announced the creation of Diagonal View, a leading digital production business. ITN Source and Matt Heiman, Founder of Mobix Interactive and Digital Entrepreneur, formed the joint ven

27/10/2008 Pro Audio Stash World Web Launch
Pro Audio Stash from Hastings, East Sussex, has launched an ecommerce system that will see them selling professional equipment in four countries. Earlier this month, Pro Audio Stash launched Stage 1

27/10/2008 Remembrance Short Film Wins Accolade
A leader in video solutions, the Thomson Grass Valley EDIUS nonlinear editing software from Thomson was recently used to finish an award-nominated short film. John Westwood, of Australia, took second

27/10/2008 UK Screen Announces October's Shining Star
UK Screen, the trade body that represents UK service companies to the film and television screen industries, has announced the winner of October's Shining Star award: Arlene Dignam, who works as a Rec

27/10/2008 Vaddio Adds Panasonic Robotic Cameras In Strategic OEM Distribution Agreement
Vaddio, a leading designer and OEM distributor of speciality PTZ cameras and high-end camera control system used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industries, has announced the a

27/10/2008 White Mark Wins A Second TEC Award For Outstanding Creative Achievement
Acoustic and technical design company White Mark Ltd has won a Mix Foundation TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement for its acoustic input into Red Bull Studios in California. This is the se