Broadcast News Archive for April, 2008
07/04/2008 Media Links Launches HD Fly Away Pack
Media Links, a leading provider of high-definition video transport solutions, has announced the launch of its HD Fly Away Pack, a premium quality compression and network interface system that allows t

07/04/2008 PlayBox Technology DS On A Roll At NAB 2008
PlayBox Technology Digital Signage is growing with new products and features to be launched at NAB 2008. PlayBox DS is well known for its flexibility and with the launch of DS Designer, PlayBox DS now

04/04/2008 'Cranford' Steals The Show At BPG Awards
The star studded BBC One Drama 'Cranford' has sweeped the board at the 34th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. Eileen Atkins won the 'battle of the Dames', beating veteran actress Judi Dench and

04/04/2008 BBC Checks In For Another Series Of 'Hotel Babylon'
Carnival Films has been commissioned to produce a fourth 8 x 60 series of Hotel Babylon for BBC One. Hotel Babylon has been a consistent ratings hit since its debut on BBC One in 2006 and has also be

04/04/2008 Cine-Euro Helps UK Producers Make European Connections
Cine-Euro, a 9 month co-production project-led Training Programme will begin in June 2008 and finish in February 2009. The programme will assist eight UK Producers to develop, market, finance and ena

04/04/2008 Concrete Set The Standard With Leona Promo's
Concrete, one of the leading high-end postproduction facilities based in Soho has just recently worked on two pop promos of X-Factor star, Leona Lewis for Record Label Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK

04/04/2008 Genealogy Series Gets Back To Its Roots For A Fifth Time
Who Do You Think You Are?, the popular genealogy programme returns to BBC One for a fifth series, later this year, with six well-known faces from the world of politics, television, design, acting and

04/04/2008 Merging Technologies Expands UK Based Support Team
eMerging Ltd, the audio-visual sales, service and support company behind Merging Technologies in the UK, have expanded their team by taking on Kevin McCue, a product specialist for Merging's Pyramix D

04/04/2008 Picture House Joins The Dots With Online Initiative, the London based online documentary initiative partnered by Mercury Media and The Independent Newspaper, which launches on April 15, has announced that an agreement to show films li

04/04/2008 Rushes Announces New Projects For Bennetts/Superbikes
Rushes have completed a series of sponsorship titles, idents and bumpers for Bennetts and Superbikes. The bikes take on the characteristics of untamed animals; an enraged bull about to be unleashed i

04/04/2008 Screen Skills Talent Sought
A joint Northern Ireland TV and film training programme - Skills Focus, the UTV and Northern Ireland Screen training programme, is now open for applications following a successful launch last year.

04/04/2008 Skillset Launches Careers Service For Audio Visual Sector
Skillset has announced the launch of a new industry endorsed careers service aimed at new entrants and experienced freelancers working in Northern Ireland's audio visual industries. This award-winni

03/04/2008 'Satisfaction' Guaranteed For Ozzie Drama
Australian drama 'Satisfaction' has been snapped up with over 10 deals inked, including Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Israel, Korea, New Zealand and France's M6 Group. Created by Roger Simpson's company,

03/04/2008 ATTO Technology To Showcase Innovative Solutions
ATTO Technology, Inc., a leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, has announced that it will showcase its Celerity 8-Gigabit Fibre Channel

03/04/2008 Bogen Imaging Accessorises CC Range
Bogen Imaging, leaders in photographic accessories for the professional and enthusiast photographer/videographer has announced two new cases to its successful CC range, the CC-192 and CC-197, as well

03/04/2008 Harris Power Playout For Irish Broadcaster
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has installed two Zandar FusionPro+ multiviewers at TV3, Ireland's largest commercial television broadcaster. Th

03/04/2008 Iain Smith To Chair Film Industry Training Board
Ministers have announced the appointment of Iain Smith OBE to chair a new Film Industry Training Board (FITB). The FITB will have statutory levy powers to ensure that companies across the film product

03/04/2008 NextWave Demonstrate Envivio Software At CTIA
Envivio Inc., a technology provider of IP video convergence encoding solutions from mobile to HD, has announced that its 4Caster M2 mobile TV encoders were selected for demonstration purposes by NextW

03/04/2008 Prism Sound Acquires SADiE
Prism Sound, a manufacturer of premium-quality interfaces and converters for the recording and broadcast markets, has acquired the business and intellectual property rights of SADiE, formerly owned by

03/04/2008 QuStream Muscles 'Cheetah' Range At NAB
QuStream Corporation will introduce 3 Gbit/s processing to its Cheetah range of HD/SD-SDI routers at NAB in Las Vegas. This new capability will enable broadcasters to embrace the 1080 line HD televisi

03/04/2008 Top Gun Joins ITV
John Kaye Cooper is to become ITV's controller of Entertainment. The veteran TV executive, currently the creative director of independent productions company Talent TV, will replace Duncan Gray who i

03/04/2008 Top Partnership Ensures Smooth Transition To HD
Ofcom and the BBC Trust have announced that they plan to work together on the process of upgrading the digital terrestrial television (DTT) platform to allow high definition (HD) services, ensuring th

02/04/2008 Bandridge Announces Consolidated European Distribution Network
Bandridge, a leading provider for audio, video, antenna, home cinema and computer connectivity solutions in Europe, is expanding its retail base with a consolidated distribution network throughout Eur

02/04/2008 Fourth Series Of 'Doctor Who' Set To Launch
Sarah Lancashire, best known for roles in 'Coronation Street' and 'Clocking Off', is the guest star in the first episode of the new series of 'Doctor Who', which kicks off this weekend on BBC One. La

02/04/2008 IMAGICA Technologies and Digital Vision Integrate DVO Grain Management Into IMAGER XE Film Scanner
Image processing pioneer Digital Vision and entertainment technology company IMAGICA Technologies Corp. announce that IMAGICA has licensed Digital Vision's motion-compensated DVO Grain management soft