Broadcast News Archive for August, 2008
29/08/2008 BBC Wood Lane Chooses MultiDyne From Team 4
Team 4, the importer, distributor and support company for MultiDyne Fibre Optics, has announced that they had just delivered the first of the MultiDyne EOS 4000 series fibre routers to the BBC in cent

29/08/2008 C4i Documentaries Reach Italia Uno
Leading Italian broadcaster Mediaset has acquired a number of human interest documentaries from distributor C4i as part of an ongoing output deal. For screening later this year on Italia Uno, new tit

29/08/2008 EVS Bring Olympics to Life For Chinese TV
A company that specialises in the design of hardware and software for the production and playout of sport, news and TV programmes in both live and near-live environments, EVS Broadcast Equipment, is t

29/08/2008 F.D.I. Adds AutoCAD LT To Art Department Training
Film Design International has trained over 250 art department professionals since opening its doors at Pinewood Studios in 2001 and from September 1 adds an Auto CAD unit to the short courses availabl

29/08/2008 Framestore Creates VFX For 'Speaker Birth'
An innovative TV advertisement is reaching for 'the light'. It features a young man swimming through an aural amniotic bath, heading towards a bright light representing both the end of this journey a

29/08/2008 India Uncovered
Warner Brothers Pictures is about to release "the most telling account of modern India, amid the money and masala markets of New Mumbai" with the movie, 'Saas, Bahu Aur Sensex'. It hits the screens a

29/08/2008 Ross Video Delivers 20 Slot Frame Series To IBC2008
Ross Video will be showcasing the DFR-8320 series at this year's IBC. Introduced during NAB2008, the 2RU, 20 slot modular frame offers processing for high density applications in distribution and con

29/08/2008 Wohler RM Series Confidence Monitor Supports PCTV's Breakthrough HD Broadcast Of 'Mujeres Asesinas'
PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies, has announced that its new RM-3270W-HD dual-screen HD/SD-SDI monitor was used by Mexico City's Productora y Comercializadora de Televis

28/08/2008 Axis Films Appoints Michael Rosario As Client Technical Coordinator
Axis Films have appointed Michael Rosario as Client Technical Coordinator. Based at Shepperton Studios, Michael will manage the ever expanding and evolving data/digital operation of Axis and will con

28/08/2008 Belden Launches New Brilliance Hybrid Optical Fiber Cables
Belden's Brilliance hybrid optical fiber cables are designed to meet the SMPTE311M standard for HD television cameras and beyond. Each composite cable includes a high-voltage power line for HDTV cam

28/08/2008 GefenTV Scaler Pro Wins Electronic Houses Product Of The Year Award
Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced that its consumer-focused Home Theatre Scaler Pro has gained recognition as one of the year's most innovative products by the editors of Ele

28/08/2008 ITN On And Bebo Turn The Heat Up With Game On
ITN's multimedia division, ITN On, has extended its relationship with social networking site Bebo to launch Game On, a new channel profile on Bebo's revolutionary self-service Open Media platform the

28/08/2008 Leader To Introduce LV5380 Multi-SDI Monitor At IBC2008
Leader's new LV5380 is a highly intuitive multi-SDI monitor which provides all the features needed by non-technical programme-makers in the field or in the edit suite as well as by technically experie

28/08/2008 Mandy Parnell And Electric Mastering Are Nominated For A Tec Award
As the soundtrack to Apple's iPod Nano TV commercial, Feist's '1234' is not only one of the catchiest songs of 2008 but also one of the most successful, having charted in various countries including r

28/08/2008 MultiScreen Production To Be Demonstrated At Ross Video's Stand During IBC2008
Ross Video will be demonstrating MultiScreen ability on their Vision QMD/X series of multi-definition production switchers during IBC2008 The MultiScreen feature of Ross Video's Vision QMD/X allows f

28/08/2008 Polish State Broadcaster TVP Chooses SADiE For Its OB Fleet
German systems integrator BFE has installed a SADiE PCM-H128 multitrack recorder/editor into a new 20-camera HD OB truck that it has recently completed for Polish state television Telewizja Polska (TV

27/08/2008 Argosy Showcases New Line Of Intelligent MDUs At IBC2008
Argosy, a leading international supplier of HD broadcast, cables and studio infrastructure products, will launch the Power Manager Mains Distribution Unit (MDU) at IBC2008 (Stand: 10.D55). The intell

27/08/2008 Belden Now Offers Modular Enclosure And Rack Solutions For Broadcast, A/V, Security, Telecom
Belden, a leader in the development of signal transmission solutions for wired and wireless enterprise networks, as well as industrial, broadcast, residential and security markets, is now offering an

27/08/2008 MultiScreen Production To Be Demonstrated At Ross Video's Stand During IBC2008
Ross Video, designers and manufacturers of a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications, will be demonstrating MultiScreen ability on their Vision QMD/X series of multi-

27/08/2008 Orad's Cost-Effective Morpho 3D Character Generator To Make Its Debut At IBC2008
Orad Hi-Tec Systems, a provider of 3D real-time graphic solutions, has announced that it will be unveiling Morpho 3D, the company's new 3D character generator (CG), at IBC2008. Starting at €15,000 Mo

27/08/2008 Panasonic Creates Demo Pool Within Professional Media Partner Network For Improved Test-Drive Availability
In a move to make it easier for potential customers to test-drive its products, Panasonic has created a demo pool arrangement within its Professional Media Partner network. Uwe Rohr, General Manager

27/08/2008 RTW Gets Certification For ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management
RTW, developers and manufacturers of advanced sound studio technology, has announced that it was recently assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2000, the internationally recog

27/08/2008 Supponor Secures Six Million Euros In New Funding For Sports Advertising Technology
Supponor, a provider of digital billboard replacement (DBR) solutions, has announced the successful closing of its Series A funding round. The funds will be used for international sales and marketing

27/08/2008 UK Screen Announces Its First Shining Star
UK Screen, the trade body that represents UK service companies to the film and television screen industries, has announced the winner of its first Shining Star scheme, Sharon Hill, Head of Library Ser

26/08/2008 Easier Content Management Deployment With Pharos Mediator 4
Content management has moved up a step with news that the Pharos Mediator 4 platform now enables content management to be rolled-out in easy stages. A new range of Mediator 4 Task Packs cover specifi