Broadcast News Archive for July, 2008
31/07/2008 Arctek Chooses FOR-A For Ice Hockey Coverage
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, has announced that Arctek and Galaxy Light & Power LLC in London has selected its FRC-7000

31/07/2008 Buenos Dias, Guten Tag And Welcome Back 'Doc Martin'
UK distributor Portman Film & Television, part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG), has announced a range of deals for hit series 'Doc Martin', which sees the production of a Spanish version of the show

31/07/2008 Chief MOUNTBUILDER Aids Installers In Mounting Solutions
The MOUNTBUILDER Product Configurator from Chief Manufacturing is the industry’s first online tool to specify projector mounts, flat panel mounts and accessories. Users of MOUNTBUILDER are able to wa

31/07/2008 E/T/C Paris Is Unighted
Projection specialists E/T/C Paris supplied Christie video projectors, an Onlyview control system, an extensive video camera package and a digital outside broadcast van for the sensational "Unighted"

31/07/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Announces Summer Slate
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced ten new shows immediately available for international sale. Amongst the smorgasbord of visual delights, the festive joys of 'Chef's Christmas' invites

31/07/2008 Harris Supports International Broadcasters During Olympics
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, is supplying a wide range of high–definition and standard–definition (HD/SD) broadcast equipment to support some

31/07/2008 Ross Video Enters Agreement With CTVglobemedia
Ross Video has entered into a five-year agreement with Canadian multimedia company CTVglobemedia to provide production control room technologies for all CTV properties. CTV's first two purchases mad

31/07/2008 Thomson Announces Collaboration With CineForm
Thomson, a leading provider of video solutions, has announced that it has joined with CineForm, makers of advanced software-based codecs and CPU accelerators for desktop editing systems, to develop th

31/07/2008 Wave Launches 3 New Studios In Amsterdam
London commercial sound design studio, Wave, has announced plans to open a new office in Amsterdam. The launch is scheduled to take place in September and includes a high-profile new signing - Alex

30/07/2008 Autocue Closes London-Area Rental Business
Autocue, a leading provider of newsroom automation and teleprompting solutions, has announced that it is closing its London-area rental business, as it refocuses on its core sales business in line wit

30/07/2008 Gearhouse Broadcast Present HD1 At IBC
International broadcast services company Gearhouse Broadcast will showcase HD1, a triple expanding high definition outside broadcast unit (or chassis) offering 28 high definition cameras and up to 3 v

30/07/2008 Genesis Networks Used By Global Vision For Olympic News Broadcasts
During the 2008 Olympic Games, the Genesis Networks fibre infrastructure will deliver broadcast news feeds to global audiences from key Beijing landmarks as part of a service offered to news teams by

30/07/2008 Keys And White's 007 Duet
The first duet in the history of James Bond themes has been recorded. The R&B singer, Alicia Keys and rocker Jack White have joined forces to lay down the theme tune for the next Bond film, 'Quantum

30/07/2008 MRC Systems Provide Aerial And Wireless Video Coverage At Historic All-Star Game
Wireless communications developer MRC has announced that its LINK HD Wireless Diversity camera systems were used by CP Communications to provide live, high definition, non-stop coverage of Major Leagu

30/07/2008 Panther Express Selected To Power I4U News Site
Panther Express, a leading global provider of high-performance content delivery services, has announced that they have been selected as the content delivery network (CDN) for I4U News, one of the topl

30/07/2008 Raycom Supply CSBS With Wisycom Reporter System
Raycom have supplied a Wisycom UHF Reporter system to CSBC in Scotland for use on major sports events broadcast for TV and Radio. The first use of the system was for BBC Radio Scotland coverage of t

30/07/2008 V4x OnAir Widgets For Web And Mobile Debut At IBC2008
V4x, an innovative developer of interactive software platforms for mobile and web content distribution, will showcase for the first time new OnAir Widgets at the IBC 2008 convention held in Amsterdam,

29/07/2008 'Sex Pistols Swearing' Is 'Most Popular' TV Clip
The Sex Pistols swearing during an early evening live broadcast of Thames Television's 'Today' programme is the number one most requested TV clip, according to FremantleMedia Archives part of Fremantl

29/07/2008 Pharos To Demonstrate New Mediator 4 Business Reports At IBC
Pharos will demonstrate new Mediator 4 Business Reports at this year's IBC exhibition in Amsterdam. Pharos' new Mediator Business Reports Framework enables supervisors and senior management to improv

29/07/2008 Salon Provides Avid Systems To 'The Dark Knight'
Editing equipment hire company Salon has provided Avid Media Composer systems to the new Batman movie, 'The Dark Knight', which was released in the UK last week. Editor Lee Smith and Assistant John L

29/07/2008 Tripp Lite Launches New Modular 3-Phase UPS Systems
Tripp Lite, a leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity equipment, has launched its latest range of Modular 3-Phase UPS Systems, in line with the company's plans to capture a wider sha

29/07/2008 TV One To Demonstrate HD-SDI Video And Audio Processors At IBC
TV One, specialists in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment, have announced that the products they will be showcasing at the IBC2008 exhibition in Amsterdam between 12th and 16th September

29/07/2008 TV Werk Chooses Snell & Wilcox Kahuna and IMPAKT
Snell & Wilcox's Kahuna SD/HD multiformat production switcher with IMPAKT 3-D DVE is at the core of an innovative online editing solution in use by TV Werk GMBH, a major post-production house serving

29/07/2008 UK Enjoys Biggest Cinemagoing Weekend Of 2008 To Date
Film Distributors' Association (FDA), the trade body representing the interests of UK theatrical film distributors, has announced that the UK has just enjoyed the biggest cinemagoing weekend of the ye

28/07/2008 Eurosport Deploying Thomson ViBE Encoders For New HD Channel
Eurosport, a leading European sports multimedia platform, has deployed high-definition (HD) MPEG-4 ViBE encoders from Thomson, a leading provider of video solutions, for its new high definition (HD) c