Broadcast News Archive for May, 2008
15/05/2008 S&T Appoints Simon Tsang As Regional Sales Manager
Strategy & Technology Limited (S&T), leading specialists in interactive TV playout systems and MHEF-5 middleware, has announced that it has appointed Simon Tsang as Regional Sales Manager - Asia Pacif

15/05/2008 SGL At Broadcast Asia 2008
Software Generation Limited, a leading provider of content and storage management software solutions, will be exhibiting at Broadcast Asia this year, with its partner, eCast at the eCast stand (8K4-06

15/05/2008 Submission Period For SAE Alumni Awards Launched
The SAE Alumni Award Association has announced the start of the submission period for the fourth SAE Alumni Awards. As in previous years, the winner in each category can look forward to great prizes

15/05/2008 Talent Attraction Scheme Launched In Wales
A new Talent Attraction Scheme (TAS) has been launched in Wales by Pact. The scheme, which was devised by Pact and funded by Skillset Cymru and Creative Business Wales, is the first of its kind to la

15/05/2008 TBS Played Out With Pro-Bel's Morpheus Automation System
Pro-Bel, providers of innovative automation, media management and master control solutions as well as routing, control and signal distribution systems, has announced that TBS - Turner Broadcasting Sys

15/05/2008 Th1ng Creates Toshiba Ad For Online Laptop Promotion
Award-winning animation studio, th1ng has been commissioned by Grey Worldwide to create a series of high quality video adverts to promote Toshiba's latest innovative range of high performance laptops

15/05/2008 Unicorn Media Launch New Entertainment Web-Site
The internet is an immensely fascinating, ever-changing world full of digital opportunity, buzzing with information and entertainment to satiate the most diverse, demanding needs. Having undoubtedly

14/05/2008 Avid's Beatriz Alonso-Martinez Wins Blackberry Women & Technology Award 2008
Avid Technology, a leading provider of tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming and broadcast professionals, have announced that Beatriz Alonso-Martinez, a key member of Avid Europe's Profes

14/05/2008 Cineworld Website Offers Exciting Marketing Opportunity
Cineworld, one of the leading UK cinema house groups, is offering a chance for a selected brand to reach millions of UK cinemagoers through brand exposure on its website. Cineworld has appointed Filmo

14/05/2008 New Broadcasting Bill To Shake Up RTÉ
The long-awaited Broadcasting Bill that could shake up RTÉ is due to be published on Wednesday morning. The new legislation will establish the first broadcasting authority to oversee the RTÉ network

14/05/2008 O21 Delivers UEFA Cup Final In HD
O21 Television will provide the host broadcast facilities at the UEFA Cup final, taking place at the City of Manchester Stadium tonight, which is being shot in high definition. O21 will provide host

14/05/2008 Panda-Monium At Cannes 2008 Launch
There was panda-monium at the launch of the 61st Cannes Film Festival today, as Jack Black and a whole host of black and white furry friends arrived at the event to promote hotly-anticipated animation

14/05/2008 SGL Unveils FlashBrowse Enterprise Archive Viewing Tool
Software Generation Limited (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, have launched FlashBrowse. FlashBrowse is SGL's new Enterprise ar

14/05/2008 Skillset Funds DV Talent To Launch Fast Track Series Producer Scheme
Skillset has announced that it has funded DV Talent to launch the Fast Track Series Producer Scheme. The funding comes from the Skillset TV Freelance Fund, which the main broadcasters in the industry

14/05/2008 Sony Creative Announce 'Technology In Motion' Finalists
Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of consumer and professional video and audio editing software applications, have announced the finalists for its 'Technology in Motion: Vision of the Future'

14/05/2008 Toon Boom And Automatic Duck Make Editing A Breeze
Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. have announced its partnership with Automatic Duck to bring the editing process to the next level. Toon Boom Storyboard Pro exports animatics in the AAF f

14/05/2008 TV One Releases HDMI to HDMI Scaler
The latest video scaler to the TV One-task inventory is the 1T-VS-626. It can accept audio embedded in the incoming HDMI signal or from the separate Toslink or analog stereo inputs. The HDMI output

13/05/2008 AKQA Film Launches
AKQA Film has launched to create and distribute unique digital programming and content for clients and independent projects. AKQA Film combines the existing motion graphics and broadcast team to cre

13/05/2008 Band Pro East Office Opens In NYC
Band Pro Film & Digital has opened Band Pro East, a new branch office dedicated to servicing the needs of production industry professionals in the Northeast, Southeast and eastern states. Located at

13/05/2008 DK Technologies Supplies Audio Meters To BBC For Euro 2008 Coverage
For the first time ever, BBC coverage of the UEFA European Football Championship will be broadcast in both High Definition and 5.1 surround sound when the 2008 tournament gets underway on June 7. To

13/05/2008 H. Preston Media Opens New London Shop
H. Preston Media has opened a new shop in London. The store, located in Milton Road in Hampton, is displaying all the new and secondhand range of video equipment the company offers. The shop also o

13/05/2008 HoneyShed Uses JMR Electronics BlueStor Storage System
JMR Electronics Inc, a premier supplier of storage and server platforms for OEMs, systems integrators and VARS, has announced that its BlueStor External PCle RAID Storage System with PeSAN Technology

13/05/2008 Icon Entertainment Acquires Worldwide Rights To 'Hunger'
Icon Entertainment (IEI) has acquired worldwide rights to 'Hunger', a compelling film about the 1981 IRA hunger strike in Northern Ireland's Maze Prison, directed by the acclaimed British visual artis

13/05/2008 KidsCo Makes Broadcast Debut In Spain
KidsCo, the joint venture channel owned by leading media companies NBC Universal, DIC Entertainment (DIC) and Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus), has launched in Spain via local operator Teuve. The new

13/05/2008 Pepper Selects OmniTek's XR Systems
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced that post-production facility Pepper has purchased four XR image analysis systems for use in its newly refurbished post-production fa