Broadcast News Archive for August, 2008
21/08/2008 'Sensing Murder' Continues With Success Beyond This World
Supernatural reality show 'Sensing Murder' is continuing its success around the world with new sales of the finished series to RTL in the Netherlands and TVN Norway. Also, following its success with

21/08/2008 British Innovation Leading The Way At IBC2008
The UK Pavilions will be demonstrating the best of British manufacturing at this year's show - leading and innovative companies that are meeting the needs of the broadcasting, communications, cable &

21/08/2008 C4i And Hardcash Team In Development Deal
Leading developer C4i, part of the Digital Rights Group, and BAFTA and Emmy award-winning production company Hardcash Productions have signed a one-year development deal, Christina Wiloughby, Managing

21/08/2008 Canal+ Poland Enters The Digital Media Age With Quantel
Poland-based commercial broadcaster Canal+ has completed its transition to full digital production for its sports broadcasting with a Quantel Newsbox HD server-based production system. One of the fi

21/08/2008 Complete Telecom Announces 'Massive' Olympic Live Streams From RTÉ Web Site
Complete Telecom, the managed networks and telecoms services provider, has announced that it catered for a massive 148,974 live streams of Olympics-related programmes from the RTÉ website on August 19

21/08/2008 ITV Worldwide Signs Proper TV
ITV Worldwide has signed a multi-year development and distribution deal with Toronto-based independent producer Proper Television, Peter Iacono, President and Managing Director of ITV Worldwide. The

21/08/2008 Olympic-Class Viewing On CCTV Thanks To Orad Graphics Systems
Hundreds of millions of viewers in China are experiencing the drama and excitement of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing on five CCTV stations relying on an array of HD broadcast graphics systems from

21/08/2008 Pioneer Productions Brings Science To Story Of Titanic
Independent producer Pioneer Productions has been commissioned by Channel 4, National Geographic Channel US and Discovery Canada to present the story of 'Titanic' from a new analytical perspective in

21/08/2008 Russia To Broadcast In Higher Quality With Ross Technology
West District TV in Russia has invested in Ross technology with the purchase of Synergy 1 and Synergy 3 Digital Production Switchers and a SoftMetal Video Server. West District TV made the decision t

21/08/2008 Suitcase TV Appoints Business Development Consultant
Suitcase TV, a specialist in monitoring and logging products for the media industry, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Lunness as Business Development Consultant. Lunness comes to Suitcase TV

20/08/2008 Agenda Set For Europe's First Annual IBC FCPUG SuperMeet
The agenda has been announced for the 1st Annual IBCFPUG SuperMeet to be held on September 14 in Amsterdam at the Culture Park Westergasfabriek, Gashouder as part of the giant trade show. This event

20/08/2008 Digital Rapids Clears Hurdles Behind Unprecedented Summer Games Streaming Experiences
Technology from Digital Rapids, a leading developer of solutions for bringing television, video and movie content to the latest generation of viewing devices - is one of the key enablers of the unprec

20/08/2008 Eyeheight Announces EyeCon Web-Based System Controller
Eyeheight, designers of multi-format broadcast equipment, new eyeCon allows PC-based control of any module in the company's FB-9E Ether-Box platform. Integral diagnostics provide instant assurance th

20/08/2008 FremantleMedia Enterprises Grabs Satirical Reality Comedy Show
An international production company, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced the acquisition of international distribution and format rights (world excluding US and Canada) to Comedy Central's

20/08/2008 MUZU TV Signs Major Music Content Deal With ITN
MUZU TV, the newly launched video platform enabling fans and artists to create their own music TV channels to broadcast on the web, has signed a content deal with ITN The deal gives MUZU TV access to

20/08/2008 Sachtler Offers Artemis Version For The RED
At IBC2008, Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, will present a version of its camera stabilising system artemis EFP Pro HD SDI, which is compatible with the RED and all current digital HD cameras. For yea

20/08/2008 Soundfield Ship The SPS200
SoundField, the UK-based microphone manufacturers for the broadcast and audio recording markets, are showing their SPS200 Software Controlled microphone, the most affordable mic in their range, at IBC

20/08/2008 Telestream Announces Availability Of AdManager For Cable
Telestream has announced availability of a new workflow automation product, which targets the cable industry. With the increase in national and regional commercials, VOD content, informercials and ot

20/08/2008 Th1ng Directs Commercials For Massive Government Campaign
Leading animation and mixed media production company th1ng has directed and produced five commercials commissioned by the Central Office of Information (COI) to promote learning languages to teens and

20/08/2008 ViewCast Niagara Pro Powers Streaming Of Premium Sports And News For Leading UK Broadcast
ViewCast Corporation, a company which designs, manufactures and markets industry-leading hardware and software solutions that enable users to capture and encode audio/video content for live video stre

19/08/2008 Brits Break Free Of TV Schedule With Digital TV But Gen Y Still Love It Live, Report Reveals
The ability to pause rewind and record TV is freeing Britons from the fixed TV schedule according to a survey of 2,000 UK digital TV viewers, commissioned by Microsoft's Connected TV Business Group.

19/08/2008 Jua Wangsa And Danascreen Choose Lighthouse For KL Hotspot
Out-of-home advertising specialist, Danascreen, has chosen a Lighthouse P19 19mm LED screen for one of its latest stand-alone advertising billboards, situated on Jalan Ampang, a major road in the very

19/08/2008 Leader Announces CINEZONE Luminance-Monitoring Software
At IBC 2007, Leader introduced CINELITE, a software-based option for Leader test instruments such as the LV5800. It provides ultra-friendly camera set-up facilities, allowing camera sensitivity to b

19/08/2008 Lighthouse Backs Denmark's TV2 News Broadcasts
Danish terrestrial television network TV2 has recently added an LED screen from LED technology developer Lighthouse to its news studio, bringing a new visual dimension to its news broadcasts. install

19/08/2008 Link Electronics Expands The OpenGear Platform As Technology Partner
Ross Video and Link Electronics have officially announced their partnership to expand the openGear terminal equipment platform. Link Electronics designs and manufactures more than 250 professional b