Broadcast News Archive for October, 2008
21/10/2008 Blackmagic Promotes DeckLink Useage
A business that manufactures one the world's highest quality video editing products, as well as converters and routers for the post-production and television broadcast industries, Blackmagic Design In

21/10/2008 Foundry Wins Fresh Accolade
A top visual effects software developer, The Foundry, has announced that Ocula, its plug-in toolset developed specifically to deal with problems encountered during 3D stereo post production was recogn

21/10/2008 Hollyoaks Gets eMerging HD Makeover
eMerging, the UK distributors for Merging Technology's products, has completed a lengthy high-definition upgrade project at Lime Pictures, Liverpool. Lime, who produce Channel 4's successful soap 'H

21/10/2008 Last Picture Show For Many As Cinemas Go Digital
Modern digital technology may close around half of all Britain's cinemas in the next five years. The cost of the switchover from celluloid film to digital technology will mean the survival of only th

21/10/2008 MassCore Mix Engine For LIPA
eMerging, the UK distribution company for Merging Technologies' respected Pyramix digital audio workstation, has supplied a MassCore mix engine and version 6 software upgrade for the Pyramix digital a

21/10/2008 Thomson Launches HD Roadshow
Thomson, a worldwide leader in video solutions, has launched a global, multi-city roadshow, including ones specifically for the European and Middle Eastern region, that will provide onsite demonstrati

21/10/2008 Wohler Video And Audio Monitors Used At Olympics
PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies, has announced that the host broadcaster for the 2008 Beijing Games purchased and deployed dozens of Wohler audio and video monitoring s

20/10/2008 BBC ALBA Screens Scotland Taking On Russia
Scotland Women's crucial UEFA Euro 2009 play-off against Russia will be broadcast live on television. This will be the first time ever that football fans will be able to watch live coverage of one o

20/10/2008 Disney Deal With BT Vision On Kids
Disney Channel UK has signed a new deal with BT Vision allowing viewers to watch Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney programming on demand in a Disney branded environment. The service will launch t

20/10/2008 Rogue Film Open Day Successful
Independent digital cinematography specialist Rogue Element Films has welcomed some 120 production community members at their F35 Open Day in Pinewood, just held. "The great crowd ensured lively disc

20/10/2008 Russia Gets JimJim Kids Programming
Global pre-school TV channel JimJam, a joint venture between Chellomedia and HIT Entertainment, is expanding its reach across Russia with a new launch planned on the region's largest satellite platfor

20/10/2008 S3FotoPro Launches
S3 Graphics, a leading provider of graphics and HD Multimedia technologies, has announced the availability of S3FotoPro, a GPGPU application using the latest programmable architecture powered by the C

20/10/2008 Skyworks Soars Over China
An independent producer and high definition aerial filming specialist, Skyworks, has become the first production company in the world to be commissioned to film the whole of China from the air. In a

20/10/2008 Soho Editors Expand To Belfast
One of the world's largest post-production talent agency and creative & technical training providers Soho Editors, has now opened an office in Belfast. Editors Training Chief Executive Officer, Brai

20/10/2008 Thomson Hits Paris Show
Thomson, a worldwide leader in video solutions, will exhibit its latest tools and technologies for cost-effective, file-based production and distribution of standard-definition and high-definition (SD

17/10/2008 ARRI Rental Group Purchases Its 50th SRW-1 Recorder From Sony
Sony's SRW-1 video tape recorder has been such a popular rental for ARRI Rental Group that it has already purchased its 50th in only three and a half years - an investment totalling over £2m. The HDC

17/10/2008 Audio Network Reaches US Audience
Audio Network, a leading music producer and supplier, has made a number of key deals with US-based companies and has opened an office in New York. Commercial Director Jason Langley is heading up the

17/10/2008 Eyeheight Introduces NanoBox Desktop Chassis
Shown in prototype at IBC2008 and now in production, Eyeheight's NB-9 nanoBox is a new addition to the company's modular range of broadcast-quality video, audio and data processing equipment. Optimis

17/10/2008 Gehua Cable Delivers Olympics Coverage With BigBand Networks' Digtial Video Platform
BigBand Networks, a leading innovator in digital video networking, has announced that Gehua Cable provided coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Games, using BigBand's Broadband Multimedia-Serv

17/10/2008 Get Cartographer
Stephen Fry has always loved America; in fact, he came very close to being born there. Now, his fascination for the country and its people has seen him embark on an epic journey across America, visi

17/10/2008 Humax Highlights MHEG Supports And Joins IMPALA
IMPALA, the international MHEG Promotion Alliance, has announced that leading receiver supplier Humax has joined. Humax is globally recognised for its pioneering efforts in the digital TV industry, p

17/10/2008 ITN On Joins Livestation's Partner Channel Line Up
ITN, a leading producer of news and entertainment content for mulitmedia platforms, has joined Livestation. Livestation viewers can now access ITN On's made-for-broadband 24-hour channel, the only ch

17/10/2008 MLB Network Orders Miranda's Kaleido-X Multi-Viewer And NVISION'S NV8576 Router
Miranda Technologies and NVISION have announced that the MLB Network, Major League Baseball's 24-hour cable network, which is set to launch on January 1, 2009, has ordered a Kaleido-X multi-image disp

17/10/2008 Primera Technology Announces New DP-XRP100 Disc Publisher
The European headquarters of Primera Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc duplication and printing equipment, Primera Technology Europe, has announced the launc

17/10/2008 TEAM Edits/Grades Epic Bullfighting Documentary On EQ
The epic tale of David Fandila's quest to become the world's top-ranked bullfighter, 'The Matador', opens in select theatres starting on October 31 at the Angelika Film Centre in New York. A gripping