Broadcast News Archive for December, 2008
08/12/2008 BigBand Expands Switched Digital Video Device Support
BigBand Networks, a leader in digital video networking, has announced its latest switched digital video (SDV) release that expands SDV device support, giving cable operators the flexibility to support

08/12/2008 Blue Help Foxtrot Films Put The Mariinsky Theatre Centre Stage For The South Bank Show
Blue post-production has completed the post-production for 'The South Bank Show: Mariinsky Theatre. Produced by Foxtrot Films for ITV Productions, the 60-minute show aired at 10:45pm on December 7.

08/12/2008 Deaffest 2008 Opens New Horizons To Deaf Filmmakers
Deaffest, the UK's only deaf-led film and television festival, which celebrates the talents of deaf filmmakers and media artists, took place at Light House in Wolverhampton since 1998, the event attra

08/12/2008 On2 Adds Support For Sun Microsystems JavaFX Video To Flix Product Line Of Encoders
Following the launch of Sun's JavaFX 1.0 platform, which introduces On2 Video as the cross platform video codec for JavaFX applications. On2 Technologies, a leader in video compression solutions, an

08/12/2008 Prism Sound And SADiE Help Producer Tony Platt Complete A Vital Mix
Prism Sound's Orpheus multichanel; Firewire audio interface is being hailed as a 'saviour' by producer Tony Platt after he employed the device to rescue a vital mix session for SellaBand artist Daniel

08/12/2008 SIS Live Select Soundcraft BB100's For New Dual HD Satellite Uplink Trucks
From the production and distribution of live pictures and real time data to operating the largest fleet of satellite uplink fleets in Europe, Satellite Information Services (SIS) is constantly reviewi

08/12/2008 Smithsonian Channel And Skyworks To Produce Biggest Aerial Series In TV History
A high definition "birds eye view" of the visual splendor of each of the 50 states will be the focus of a new series, 'Aerial America', commissioned by Smithsonian Channel. The channel is co-producin

08/12/2008 SNG Broadcast Services Announces The UK's First Independent Fixed Receive Network For COFDM Wireless Cameras
SNG Broadcast Services looks to shake up newsgathering in London by opening the UK's first independent fixed receive network for wireless cameras. SNG is using camera-back transmitters and antennas s

08/12/2008 Vyoo Launches New Cost Effective Online Video Publishing And Management Tool
Vyoo is a brand new on-line video publishing and management application that enables enterprises to create, manage and monetise high quality video in web sites without the need for specialist web deve

05/12/2008 AccessIT And Christie Enter Supply Agreement For Phase 2 Digital Cinema Deployment Plan
Building on the success of the Phase 1 Christie/AIX Digital Cinema deployment plan, Access Integrated Technologies and Christie Digital Systems USA have announced the signing of a supply agreement to

05/12/2008 Custom Consoles Awarded Second Studio Furniture Contract By Radio-Television Slovenia
Studio furniture manufacturer Custom Consoles has completed a second major contract for studio furniture on behalf of Radio-Television Slovenia, Ljublijana. This latest order is for a total of four re

05/12/2008 Hollywood Post Alliance Recognises Panasonic AVC-Intra100 Codec Breakthrough With Engineering Excellence Award
Panasonic PBITS Professional & Broadcast IT systems has announced that Panasonic's AVC-Intra 100 video codec has been recognised by the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) with an Engineering Excellence Awa

05/12/2008 Icon Films Secures First Commission From History, 'All About Dung'
Icon Films has received its first commission from History to produce 'All About Dung'. Hosted by Royal Marine turned marine biologist Monty Halls, the two-hour special investigates the historical, c

05/12/2008 Magnolia Launches Web Content Management Solution For The Broadcast Media
Magnolia, the Open Source content management vendor that delivers simplicity on an enterprise scale, has today officially launched Magnolia-on-Air , a new dedicated solution for broadcasters and organ

05/12/2008 Omneon And Front Porch Digital Accelerate Access To Media Content
Front Porch Digital, a leading provider of content storage management solutions, and Omneon, a leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems, have announced that they have colla

05/12/2008 Paragon Studios Provides ADR Services For Nicole Kidman For Feature Film 'Australia'
Paragon Studios, a premier multi-room recording and post-production facility located near Nashville, recently completed numerous ADR sessions over four months with Academy Award-winning actress, Nicol

05/12/2008 Polecam Innovation Set To Continue At BVE2009, London
Continuing its long tradition of innovation, Polecam will be introducing four new mobile production tools to the UK video production market on stand C16 at BVE2009 (Earls Court 2, London, February 17-

05/12/2008 Primera Announces 24 Months Warranty Program For Label Products
Primera Technology Europe, European headquarter of Primera Technology, leading manufacturer of specialty printing equipment is launching a new warranty program for its well-known LX line of Colour Lab

05/12/2008 RCN Corporation Speeds Its March To All-Digital With BigBand Networks' Digital Simulcast Solution
BigBand Networks, a leader in digital video networking, has announced that RCN Corporation, a leading provider of all-digital television, high-capacity data and voice services to residential, business

04/12/2008 Australia Broadcasting Corporation Morning Show On Air With Grass Valley Ignite HD System
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is using a Grass Valley Ignite HD integrated production system from Thomson, a leading provider of video solutions, to produce its new three-hour live mor

04/12/2008 Enhance Technology Joins Emulex Technology Partner Programme
Enhance Technology, a leading provider of data storage solutions for Enterprise and SMBs, has announced it has joined the Emulex Technology Partner Programme, ensuring compatibility between Enhance Te

04/12/2008 Front Porch Digital Launches All-In-One Product For Migrating Content From Videotape To Data Tape
Front Porch Digital, a leader in content storage management for media operations worldwide, has launched DIVAsolo, the world's first all-in-one path for migrating content from legacy videotape to high

04/12/2008 Furman's PL-8 PRO Series II Power Management Solution Chosen By Minnesota's Senate Media Services
Furman, a leading provider of power management solutions, has announced that 12 of its PL-8 PRO Series II power management solutions are being utilised to protect and minimise downtime in the new digi

04/12/2008 Lighthouse Announces Animation Storyboarding Course
Following the success of a pilot scheme completed in 2007, Lighthouse has announced that they are accepting applications for their Animation Storyboarding course. Under the expert guidance of course

04/12/2008 Prism Sound's Orpheus Now Supports Windows Vista64
Prism Sound has announced that its multi-channel Orpheus Firewire computer interface is now fully supported on Vista64 as well as other 64-bit operating systems. The Orpheus installer for Windows alw