Broadcast News Archive for November, 2008
25/11/2008 Built To Last: Tannoy i9VP (Vandal Proof)
Tannoy has announced the launch of the i9VP vandal proof loudspeaker. A development of the Tannoy i9, the i9VP (Vandal-Proof) is a tall, slim but ruggedly built loudspeaker equipped with four 100mm

25/11/2008 Cronus Chosen By EPIC For Crystal Clear Communications
Telex/RTS integrated intercom technology is playing a major part in the newly upgraded East of England Production and Innovation Centre (EPIC) in Norwich, which is ranked among the best equipped indep

25/11/2008 New 8-Output RGBHV Over Cat.5 Transmitter
TV One have expanded their Cat.5 product range to include the new 1T-CT-467, an 8-output RGBHV and analog stereo audio over Cat.5 transmitter. Capable of transmitting a single RGBHV signal to eight s

25/11/2008 Panasonic Varicam User Martin Dohrn Awarded For Natural History Films At Wildscreen 2008
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast IT Systems has announced that renowned natural history filmmaker and Panasonic Varicam user Martin Dohrn was the recipient of two awards at the annual Wildscre

25/11/2008 Projecting A Bright Future For New Cinema
Projection equipment for Cornwall's first brand new cinema in over 70 years has been installed, ahead of its official opening to the public next month. Staff at White River Cinema in St Austell have

25/11/2008 Quantel Announces RED Conform
Quantel has announced the release of RED conform and import for the eQ, iQ, Sid and Pablo finishing and colour correction systems. This new development massively simplifies post production of RED pro

25/11/2008 Rambla Turns To Wowza And HaiVision's MAKO-HD To Show The Future Of High-Definition Web TV
HaiVision Systems, a leader in performance video encoding technology, has announced that Rambla has deployed HaiVision's hai1000 H.264 MAKO-HD encoders/decoders to facilitate real-time high-definition

25/11/2008 Sport TV Chooses Enterprise SQ Server Based Production System For HD Sports Operations
Sport TV, Portugal's leading sports broadcaster, has just placed an order for an Enterprise sQ server system to enable it to upgrade its operations to HD. Sport TV produces four premium sports channe

25/11/2008 ViewCast Powers Live Streaming Of 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards
ViewCast Corporation, a developer of industry-leading hardware and software for the transformation and delivery of professional-quality video over IP and mobile networks, has announced that its Niagar

24/11/2008 24-7DVD Partner With Eagle Rock For Paul Simon Live Release
London DVD authoring facility, 24-7DVD has announced the latest release in its authoring partnership with Eagle Rock Entertainment. November 24, 2008 sees the Eagle Rock Entertainment release 'Live F

24/11/2008 Akamai Solutions Support Massive Traffic Spikes On Ankama Gaming Website
Akamai Technologies, a global leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, has announced that Ankama, the developer of the massive multiplayer online role-pl

24/11/2008 Australia's TEN Standardises On Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Ph.C - HD For Conversion Of Overseas HD Content
Snell & Wilcox has announced that Australia's Network Ten (TEN) has installed a second Alchemist Ph.C-HD motion compensated frame-rate standards converter at its Sydney headquarters to support provisi

24/11/2008 Foyle Film Fest Underway
The 21st Foyle Film Festival is now underway, kicking off at Londonderry's Omniplex with the Northern Ireland premiere of 'Brideshead Revisited'. Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, i

24/11/2008 Maniac Films Wins International Film Competition
Maniac Films have been announced as a brand winner in the Cisco 'digital cribs' film competition. The competition, run by international filmmaker website and sponsored by California-based

24/11/2008 Quantel's Stereo3D Technology Wins 'Innovation Of The Year' At The Producción Professional Awards
Quantel has announced that its Stereo3D technology has received the Innovation of the Year Award from Producción Professional, one of Spain's - and Europe's - leading industry publications. The Award

24/11/2008 Sachtler Launch The FSB 4
At the InterBEE in Japan, Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, presented a new fluid head: the FSB 4. With a payload ranging from 0-8.8 lb (0-4kg), the FSB 4 is the ideal device for users of (H)DV cameras

24/11/2008 Success For Stage One At The MTV Europe Music Awards
The 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards, one of the most prestigious live music events in Europe, rolled in to Liverpool earlier this month to deliver a high octane awards show packed full of spectacular per

21/11/2008 dB Broadcast Reach Landmark With Hawkeye
Cambridge-based independent system integrator dB Broadcast has announced a major expansion of its facilities for designing and manufacturing the Hawkeye and Showman product ranges. dB Broadcast recen

21/11/2008 Emerging Take On Digital Audio Denmark For The UK
In the second of a series of deals designed to expand their business, London-based professional audio sales and support company eMerging, best known as the UK office of Pyramix DAW manufacturers Mergi

21/11/2008 Leopard Films UK And USA Get New Heads Of Production
Leopard Films, the UK and US-based independent production company has recruited Nicki Gottlieb as new Head of Production and promoted Wendy Hall to the newly formed position of Head of Production in t

21/11/2008 Off The Fence Captures Shark Behaviour In National Geographic Channel's International Specials
Independent television distribution and production company Off the Fence Productions has announced two new films for National Geographic Channels International that will show never-before-seen shark b

21/11/2008 SDI Media Group Selects Signiant As An Integral Part Of Its Digital Media Distribution Strategy
Signiant, a leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions for the telco, media and entertainment industries, has announced that SDI Media Group, one of the largest subtitling an

21/11/2008 Soho Runners Launches Specialist Runner Recruitment Service
This month sees the launch of Soho Runners, a new recruitment specialist set-up with the sole aim of providing runners to Soho-based TV, post and film companies. The company, headed by Spencer Saffer

21/11/2008 Tieline Codecs Create The First Mobile Radio Studio For CNV In The Netherlands
This year 'Prinsjesdag' not only marked the opening of the new parliamentary year, it was also the day that René Paas, Chairman of the CNV (Christian Trade Union), used his company car as a mobile rad

21/11/2008 XL Video For Pop Factor
XL Video supplied 40 square metres of Barco i6XP and 28 touring frames of Barco MiPix for the final episode of Peter Kay's TV talent show spoof 'Britain's Got The Pop Factor... And Possibly A New Cele