Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
09/04/2008 Pixel Farm Announces PFClean 4.0 At NAB 2008
The Pixel Farm will be announcing the launch of the next version of its resolution independent, automated moving image review and clean up system, PFClean at NAB 2008. The new version 4.0 has over 1

09/04/2008 PlayBox Technology Mixed Playout In Airbox 4
PlayBox Technology's widely used AirBox content player is showing the latest AirBox 4 features in SD, HD and DVB (IP/ASI at NAB 2008. Adding to established capabilities this provides efficient, straig

09/04/2008 Pro-Bel And Miranda Integrate Router And Multiviewer
Pro-Bel and Miranda Technologies have announced a partnership that sees the integration of products from the two companies' ranges providing greater speed of deployment and an enhanced technological r

09/04/2008 QuStream Appoints Team 4 As UK Master Distributor
QuStream Corporation (TSX Venture QVC) has announced the appointment of Team4 as master distributor for England, Scotland and Wales. This agreement covers the entire QuStream family of routers, optica

09/04/2008 Signiant Appoints Thomas Smith As VP Of Service Provider Sales
Signiant Inc., a leading developer of digital media distribution management providing solutions for the telecoms, media and entertainment industries, have announced the appointment of Thomas Smith, a

09/04/2008 The Orphanage Brings VFX and DI Processes Together With Film Master
Digital Vision, a provider of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, have announced that top visual effects studio The Orphanage has purchased its Film Master finishing s

09/04/2008 Zeal Entertainment Crowned Miss World Distributor
Format and events programming distributor Zeal Entertainment, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), has been named as official distributor of the 'Miss World' festival in 2008, the fourth year it ha

08/04/2008 Alan Bunting Joins QuStream As Director Of Sales
QuStream Corporation (TSX Venture: QVC) has announced the appointment of Alan Bunting as Director of Sales, Europe, Middle East & Africa. Based in Cambridge, England, Mr Bunting will report to Karlt

08/04/2008 City Screen Acquires Newman Software
City Screen, owner of the Picturehouse group of cinemas, has acquired Newman, the software business behind its box office and cinema management systems, from Arts Alliance Media. City Screen has bee

08/04/2008 Dick Wolf To Receive International Emmy Founders Award
Dick Wolf, one of television's most prolific writer/producers and the architect of the 'Law & Order' brand, will receive the 2008 International Emmy Founders Award, International Academy President &

08/04/2008 Doremi Launches Asset Manager At NAB 2008
Doremi is launching the DoremiAM asset manager at NAB 2008. This is the latest software to offer comprehensive easy step-by-step operation for the import of universal media files to a wide range of Do

08/04/2008 Granada International Renews Output Deal With SBS Broadcasting
Granada International has inked a new three-year renewal of its output deal with SBS Broadcasting in the Netherlands, with the expanded agreement including a substantial commitment to daytime programm

08/04/2008 HITN-TV To Cut Over To FastBreak NXT Automation
The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN-TV) will be cutting over to a new FastBreak NXT automation system by Sundance Digital at the heart of a new, larger broadcast operations c

08/04/2008 Media Links Launches New Media Transport System At NAB
Media Links, the leading provider of high-definition video transport solutions, has announced the launch of its new MD8000 Media Transport System. The MD8000 has been precision engineered to provide

08/04/2008 S&T Launch New Interactive TV Receiver
Strategy & Technology (S&T), a leading specialist in the field of digital interactive TV, is using NAB 2008 to launch the brand new version of its interactive TV receiver engine RedKey 2. RedKey 2 is

08/04/2008 SysMedia Launches US Version Of Closed Caption Software Inserter
SysMedia has announced the launch of a strategic range of product additions for closed captioning services in the US. The new version of the company's InFile software inserter now provides the capabi

08/04/2008 VOOM HD Networks Selects Arqiva To Expand RUSH HD Into Europe
Arqiva has announced that it has been chosen by VOOM HD Networks to provide fibre connectivity and uplinking of RUSH HD - VOOM's 24/7 high-definition channel devoted to extreme sports and adrenaline a

07/04/2008 2002 Studios Plays Part In 'Cruentus'
2002 studios has been chosen by Linzy Attenbourough of Thought Juice Films to work with them on their sound mixing and final editing for upcoming production of Cruentus. The movie will be shot betwe

07/04/2008 APRS Panels Dynamics Dilemma
The APRS held the first of its events for 2008 - The Dynamics Dilemma - on March 19. The discussion was the first in a series of events being planned by the APRS to focus on this issue over the next

07/04/2008 Black Filmmaker Opens For Submissions
Black Filmmaker has opened its call for submission for selection to the 10th BFM International Film Festival, which will be held at venues across London in November 2008. BFM are looking for submissi

07/04/2008 Catalyst On James Blunt Tour
A Catalyst V 4 digital media server is at the core of Paul Normandale's visual design for the 2008 James Blunt world tour. It's the first time Catalyst has been used on James Blunt. It replaces a pre

07/04/2008 Caterpillar Tale Goes On Tour
The Irish short film 'Changes' is to tour nationwide with this month. Directed by Lorcan Finegan, the short with Polish subtitles, will screen before all the screenings of the mult

07/04/2008 Doctor Who Confidential Scales New Heights
David Tennant heads up Pompeii and climbs Mount Vesuvius in the latest Doctor Who Confidential exclusive In the exclusive episode, Doctor Who Confidential steps out from behind-the-scenes to reach br

07/04/2008 Fremantle Catwalks Away With Beauty Reality Show
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has scooped up international distribution rights to She's Got The Look, TV Land's forthcoming reality series in search of the next new face of the fashion industry, bu

07/04/2008 ITV 'Compromise' Over News Services
There's 'bad news' and 'not so bad news' this week as a leading national broadcaster has agreed a compromise over plans that were originally to have led to the closure of many of its news services. I