Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
30/04/2008 Brick House Video Launches Syntax Up/Cross Converter
Brick House Video, a broadcast video design and manufacturing company based in the south of England, presented the full production version of its broadcast specification Syntax up/cross-converter at N

30/04/2008 Fujitsu High Definition Made 'State Of The Union' Address
A leading provider of broadcast video technology and innovative computer products, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, used the NAB Expo to a announce that the Fujitsu IP-9500 MPEG-4 AVC Encoder was

30/04/2008 Getting The Sound Right At TCT
Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) lined up the legendary rockers The Who to take to the stage to close the week of benefit gigs at the Royal Albert Hall at the beginning of April. Pete Townsend - and TCT Pa

30/04/2008 Harman Pro UK Announce Trade-In Deal For Old Shure Microphones
Harman Pro UK, distributors for Austrian microphone manufacturer AKG in the UK and Eire, have announced a trade-in deal for users of old Shure SM58 dynamic vocal microphones. From April 2008 until fu

30/04/2008 Indian Parliament Orders Autoscript
One of the world's best-known teleprompting companies, Autoscript, has announced that it will provide teleprompting technology for the Indian Parliament's TV news channel. The order, concluded by Ind

30/04/2008 LCD Displays Launched
Two new high definition displays have been launched by a UK based broadcast equipment manufacturer. The latest editions to Oxygen DCT's already 100 strong LCD catalogue are two new dual link high def

30/04/2008 Online TV Channel 'Reel Show' Launches
Reel Show, an online TV channel for the people involved on the creative side of film and TV production has been launched. With hours of original content and in-depth information, the Reel Show is a m

30/04/2008 TMD Media Management Solution Selected By Discovery Communications
TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), a highly focused organisation specialising in the development of solutions to the global media and broadcast industries, has announced that Discovery Communications, a non-f

30/04/2008 Virgin/BBC Partnership Revealed
Virgin Media has announced a partnership with the BBC to launch BBC iPlayer onto its platform, making its 3.5 million TV customers the first in the UK to get the popular service via a TV platform. Vi

29/04/2008 Expanded Options On VPS Digital Switchers Announced
FOR-A Corporation, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has introduced expanded input/output options for its VPS series of digital swi

29/04/2008 Flash XDR Goes Down A Storm At NAB 2008
Heralding as a 'revolution in high-quality solid-state HD video acquisition', the new Flash Xstream Data Recorder (XDR) is said to have been a great success at this month's NAB 2008 in Las Vegas. Fla

29/04/2008 Jutland Avenue Calls On KMR Audio
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio Ltd was the company that producer Jay Kyon turned to when assembling his brand new studio, Jutland Avenue, in Battersea. The young Los Angeles-based

29/04/2008 Rushes Finishes Richmond Sausages
Rushes have completed post on a new 30 second commercial for Richmond Sausages from Quietstorm Directors Cat & Jo and Producer Ben Exley. In the spot, protestors with placards try in vain to stop a J

29/04/2008 SeaChange International and Thomson Announce Content Delivery Platform For HBO
SeaChange International, one of the leading suppliers to television broadcasters globally, and Thomson, a leading provider of digital video, have announced the deployment of an advanced content delive

29/04/2008 Launches Online Music Production School
Cutting edge technology is the basis for a new video-based web-training site that makes disc jockey equipment and music software easy to use. Providing support for aspiring musicians, DJ's and produc

29/04/2008 Updated System Interface Revealed
Among the many innovations revealed at NAB 2008 was Riedel Communications updated Performer C44plus System Interface. The advanced intercom and radio technology company unveiled the C44 which they sa

29/04/2008 Velocix Accelerator Does The Business
One of the best-known digital asset delivery networks has announced the availability of its new free Velocix Accelerator digital delivery service. The new service is aimed at the growing and vibrant

29/04/2008 Video Ad Platform Launched, a provider of contextual advertising for online video, has launched OneSource, the first open and universal video ad platform. OneSource empowers publishers to add, configur

29/04/2008 Voopa The Goolash Scores Major Success At Miptv
Voopa the Goolash, distributed by UK distributor The Production Team, proved to be a huge hit at Miptv last week. 'The Adventures of Voopa the Goolash' signed nine deals for territories, including It

28/04/2008 BAFTA Cymru Success For BBC Wales
BBC Wales has enjoyed another year of success at the BAFTA Cymru awards - winning more awards than any other Welsh broadcaster. BBC Wales scooped 16 BAFTA Cymru awards at the ceremony at Wales Millen

28/04/2008 Bravo Names Jerry Leo as Senior VP of Programme Strategy & Acquisitions
US cable network Bravo has named Jerry Leo as the appointment to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Programme Strategy and Acquisitions. The announcement was made by Frances Berwi

28/04/2008 DiGiCo D5 Is Flying High With Iron Maiden
Although it is not unknown for hugely successful bands to have their own aircraft in which to tour the globe, it is highly unusual for the band's lead singer to be the pilot. Yet this is the case with

28/04/2008 Holdan To Distribute New Panasonic Product Range
Holdan Ltd, a trade distributor of products aimed at the audio visual market, have announced that they have been appointed one of five new European distributors for Panasonics new professional AVC-HD

28/04/2008 Jampro's Compact UHF TV Mask Filter/Combiner Wins 'STAR' Award
The new Jampro UHF RWED-516-U compact TV mask/filter combiner, manufactured by Jampro Antennas Inc of Sacramento, California - a leading supplier of antennas, combiners, filters and RF components for

28/04/2008 NBC Olympics Fly With Five Calrec Omega Consoles
NBC Olympics has selected five Omega with Bluefin consoles as part of its coverage of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. The 56 fader consoles will provide audio mixing for a number of events across