Broadcast News Archive for July, 2008
21/07/2008 New Professional DVI-D Distribution Amplifiers Now Shipping from TV One
A UK-based manufacturer of products for the professional and broadcast video market, TV One, is highlighting its TV One-task series of DVI-D Distribution Amplifiers. This consists of three profession

21/07/2008 OTF Expands Sales Team Ahead Of MIP
Independent production and distribution company Off The Fence has announced the appointment of two new members to its sales team ahead of the build-up to MIPCOM 2008. Regina Sasse, who joins OTF from

21/07/2008 Somethin' Else Completes Vision For New Studios
Somethin' Else, a cross-platform production company, has announced that it is further expanding the role of its highly specialised studio and edit facilities by offering them for hire. This move sees

21/07/2008 UTV's Biggest Shareholder Backs "Well-Managed Business"
A top venture capital company has increased its stake in NI's local station, UTV Media. TVC Holdings has bought another 4% of the broadcaster, just days after making its first significant stake. Thi

21/07/2008 West Park Pictures To Produce 'Tallest Tower'
DCD Media-owned documentary producer West Park Pictures has been commissioned by Channel 4 and Discovery Networks EMEA to produce 'Tallest Tower', a two-part documentary which will document the constr

18/07/2008 Bridge Technologies Launches FSM: Full Service Monitoring Of IPTV Middleware
Bridge Technologies, a leading broadcast and telecommunications monitoring provider, has launched FSM (Full Service Monitoring), an extension of the company's VB20/220 IP probes that allows operators

18/07/2008 C4i Gets On Screen Throughout Asia
Leading distributor C4i, part of the Digital Rights Group, has signed a raft of deals with broadcasters in Asian territories, Christina Willoughby, Managing Director, has announced. The sales, broker

18/07/2008 Filmmakers Provide The Vision To Local Musicians' Sound
Creative sparks are set to fly as North East musicians and filmmakers are given the opportunity to collaborate through the groundbreaking Sound & Vision Scheme. To kick start this year's scheme North

18/07/2008 Framestore Creates Digital VFX For 'Mamma Mia!'
Framestore created Digital VFX for 'Mamma Mia', which opened in the US and UK earlier this month. 'Mamma Mia!' is a joint British and American film adaptation of the long running West End musical of

18/07/2008 Miranda Highlights Multiple New HD Products At IBC2008
Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple new HD products at IBC, including a single card Densite Series 3G/HD/SD video and audio processor, new expansion options for the Kaleido-X multi-view

18/07/2008 Rosco Previews New Products At IBC2008
Rosco will exhibit a number of new products at IBC2008. The TruColor IR Camera Filter and three new colours to the Cinegel range of filters from Rosco will be exhibited. Attendees will also have th

18/07/2008 Stage One Appoints Chairman
Stage One have announced the appointment of Simon Graveling as its Chairman and Executive Director. Simon is a past Vice President of Jack Morton Worldwide, during which time he played a pivotal rol

18/07/2008 Tannoy's VQ In Glastonbury's Dance Tent
Tannoy's hottest new product, the VQ Series loudspeaker system, was deployed with stunning success in one of Glastonbury-s most innovative tents in the Dance Village - the Igloo. A recent addition t

18/07/2008 Thomson Cameras Help Euromedia/SFP Stay Ahead Of The Pack At The Tour De France
Outside broadcast (OB) production company Euromedia/SFP (Société Française de Production) is using Thomson Grass Valley LDK 8000 high definition cameras from Thomson, a leading provider of video solut

18/07/2008 Turner Selects WeComm To Deliver Mobile Applications For Brands Including NASCAR.COM
WeComm, a leading provider of interactive mobile data solutions, has announced that it has been selected by Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc (TBS, Inc), as its mobile appli

17/07/2008 Chromatec Joins With Tevido In Middle And North Africa
Tevido LLC, a Dubai-based provider of media solutions to the broadcast and professional A/V markets, was recently appointed as the local agent for Chromatec and Chord Professional audio monitoring, Ch

17/07/2008 Hawthorn Supply MoonWalk Events For Seventh Year Running
For the seventh year running Hawthorn Theatrical Ltd, suppliers of lighting, sound, video, staging and drapes, have supplied Walk the Walk’s Moonwalk and Sunwalk power walk challenges in aid of Breast

17/07/2008 HHB Showcases Developments In Audio And AV Technology At IBC
Located as usual near the entrance to Hall 8 at Stand 8.E54, HHB consolidates its role as an innovator in broadcast audio technology at IBC2008 with some important new product launches. Making a move

17/07/2008 Kino Flo Adds Featherweight BarFly 400 Fixtures at IBC2008
Kino Flo Lighting Systems is demonstrating the newly minted BarFly 400, along with improvements to the BarFly 200 and 100 series fixtures for television news location and stage production lighting at

17/07/2008 Enlisted By Mavi Denim, the online marketplace for buying and selling advertising, marketing and design ideas, has announced that Mavi Jeans, the international fashion brand, has recruited the over 10,000 OpenAd-

17/07/2008 Rushes Feel Phenomenal With Irn Bru!
Post-production company Rushes recently completed a 60-second spot for Irn-Bru for Director Martin Wedderburn and Producer Ray Allen at MTP and The Leith Agency. Soft drink brand Irn-Bru launched its

17/07/2008 Signiant Joins HP Developer & Solution Partner Progamme
Signiant, a leading developer of digital media distribution management solutions (DMDMS) for the telco, media and entertainment industries, has announced that it has been accepted into the HP Communic

17/07/2008 Telegent Enables Free Mobile Access To TV Sports Broadcasts
Millions of viewers worldwide will stay abreast of live sports coverage this summer with TV handsets that incorporate Telegent's free-to-air mobile TV technology. According to SINO-MR, a leading Chin

17/07/2008 Thomson Grass Valley EDIUS Cuts The Ice On Unique Antarctic Documentary
Filmmakers Ivan Hexter and Jay Watson have created a haunting documentary, 'Antarctic Oasis', telling the story of the whaling history of South Georgia island in the sub-Antarctic. Using the power of

17/07/2008 Thomson Partners With Pictron To Add Functionality To MEDIAEDGE3 System
Thomson, a leading provider of video solutions, have announced a comprehensive technology partnership with Pictron, a leading provider of interactive media solutions to make video searchable and inter