Broadcast News Archive for November, 2008
17/11/2008 CABLEready Secures Exclusive International Rights To Original Programs From Michael Hoff Productions
As part of negotiations that began during this year's MIPCOM market in Cannes, France, CABLEready, (, the international tele

17/11/2008 Further Expansion By Dischromatics
This month, Dischromatics is proud to announce further additions to our in-house production facilities, with the purchase of a Konica Minolta BizHub Pro C5501 Digital Production Print Press plus on an

17/11/2008 Quantel Wins HPA Engineering Excellence Award For Stereoscopic 3D Technology
Quantel has won a 2008 Hollywood Post Alliance Engineering Excellence Award for its Pablo Stereoscopic 3D system. The HPA Engineering Excellence Awards honour outstanding new technologies representin

17/11/2008 Rushes Post New Food Brand Look What We Found!
UK post-production and special effects company Rushes has just completed post on this ad spot for new quality food brand Look What We Found!. The advert, created by directorial duo WHO (Liam Kan and

17/11/2008 Sony DADC Continues Major Investment In London-Based Blu-ray Disc Authoring Facility
Sony DADC, a leading disc and digital solution provider, announced the completion of its latest investment round in Blu-ray Disc authoring and mastering facilities at its London office. A global pla

17/11/2008 SOOM Awarded Prize In Japan
Sachtler's multifunctional SOOM has already received five awards. Now the versatile camera support tool has won the Good Design Award 2008 (GDA) in Japan. The GDA is Japan's most important design pri

17/11/2008 World Record In Sight As Climber Broadcasts His Success
An Irish climber has achieved the sixth mountain summit of a world record bid, by summitting Oceania's highest peak, the 16,020 ft granite wall known as Carstenz Pyramid. Noel Hanna, 42, from Dromara

14/11/2008 Abaltat Signs On Techrep Marketing And FullScaleAV
Abaltat, a developer of innovative audio workflow solutions for postproduction and broadcast markets, has announced that the Ohio-based Techrep Marketing and their distribution division, FullScaleAV,

14/11/2008 Brazil's TV Globo Purchases Digital Vision's Nucoda HD Colour Grading System
Digital Vision, a supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, has announced that TV Globo, headquartered in Brazil, has purchased a Nucoda HD colour grading system

14/11/2008 CTIA-The Wireless Association Selects Officers For 2009
CTIA-The Wireless Association has announced the newly elected officers and Executive Committee members for the wireless industry trade group. Former Vice Chairman Robert Dotson T-Mobile USA President

14/11/2008 FilmG Final Call For Entries
FilmG, MG ALBA's first Gaelic short film competition is drawing to a close after an exciting six months. The competition, which has been supported by a host of celebrities including BAFTA-winning dir

14/11/2008 Imperial College London Invests In A White Mark Designed Television Studio And Editing Suite
Vacant space on the top floor of Imperial College London's Central Library in South Kensington, London, has been redeveloped to form a new creative space for members of the College's Communications Di

14/11/2008 Italian Premier Division Football Club Chooses Lighthouse LED Screens
Artemio Franchi Stadium, home to Italian premier division and UEFA Champion's League club ACF Fiorentina, has recently seen the installation of a new Lighthouse P12-ER LED screen to provide added int

14/11/2008 NAB Seeking Entries For 2009 International Broadcasting Excellence Awards
Entries are now being accepted for the 2009 NAB International Broadcasting Excellence Awards. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) awards will be presented during the NAB show in Las Vegas

14/11/2008 XOrbit And Scripps Networks Chosen To Receive Technology And Engineering Emmy Award
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced that XOrbit and Scripps Networks have been named recipients of a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for an innovative delive

13/11/2008 56.Com Switches To On2 Video
On2 Technologies have announced that, China's leading video sharing web site, is to standardise on On2 Flix Engine as its server-side transcoding and publishing platform for all web video uploa

13/11/2008 Coucil Of Europe Selects Marantz PMD Solidstate Recorders For Digital Archive Applications
The Technical Management Department of the Council of Europe has selected Marantz Professional PMD570 and PMD580 solidstate recorders to fulfil its recording and archive requirements throughout its St

13/11/2008 Digital Projection International Appoints New International Account Manager
Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, has announced the appointment of Bob Harris to International Account Manager. In his

13/11/2008 Kids TV To Be Spared BBC Cuts
Children's programmes will not suffer from proposed budget cuts. The news came this week as the BBC's children's TV operation began a move to new facilities in Salford. The department's Controller

13/11/2008 Lighthouse R4 Screens Impress At 2008 Tennis Masters Cup In Shanghai
The Tennis Masters has returned to Shanghai from November 9-16 and leading LED display solutions provider Lighthouse Technologies (Lighthouse) is providing Qizhong Stadium with nearly 40 m2 of R4 4mm

13/11/2008 MCD Broadcast Auctions To Hold Next Auction This Month
MCD Broadcast Auctions, the UK's only specialist auctioneers to the broadcast and television industry, are holding their next auction of broadcast and television equipment on November 20, 2008 at the

13/11/2008 New Vision Television Commissions Bevy Of Quantel Newsroom Solutions In Four US Affiliates
US Television broadcasting group, New Vision Television, has acquired four Quantel Newsbox HD server-based news production systems for its following stations: CBS affiliate KOIN, Portland, OR; ABC aff

13/11/2008 OmniTek TQ To Monitor The Asian Market
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek, has announced that both Globecast Asia and Broadcast Maldives have chosen the OmniTek TQ high-resolution waveform monitor for all their video, aud

13/11/2008 Salford Film Makes Its Debut At Film Festival
A movie filmed in Salford and Bolton by staff and graduates of the University of Salford is set to make its debut at the Salford Film Festival on November 19. 'Lookin' For Lucky' tells the story of t

12/11/2008 European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Recommends P2P Streaming
In 2006, the EBU decided to do an in-deep investigation of the available P2P solutions. In the newly published final report, the technical department of the EBU concludes that Octoshape's solution is