Broadcast News Archive for August, 2008
14/08/2008 25 Years Of Panther Dollies
Camera dollies and cranes' manufacturer Panther has announced that it will sell the thousandth column dolly this year. As the milestone approaches, Panther products can look back on significant contr

14/08/2008 Advent To Launch Enhanced NewSwift For HD At IBC
Advent Communications is to unveil an enhanced version of its popular 1.5m and 1.8m NewSwift antenna at IBC2008 to support high power C and Ku-band RF and HD system requirements. The enhanced NewSwif

14/08/2008 Cintel To Show Faster 4K Workflow And New Film Scanner Features At IBC2008
A manufacturer of motion picture film scanners, Cintel International, will be showing a number of new features for its range of film scanners and image enhancement tools. Cintel will be show at IBC20

14/08/2008 DNF Controls Announces Distributor Agreement With Déc.Imagem
DNF Controls, a leading provider of hardware and software-based control solutions for equipment used in the television broadcast, audio/video production, post-production and graphics markets, has anno

14/08/2008 ENVY Post Standardises With ScheduALL
A leading UK post-production facility, ENVY Post, has standardised its project booking and resource allocation processes on the enterprise resource management system from ScheduALL, a top provider of

14/08/2008 France 3 Adds Digital Vision Film Master To Its Workflow
A leading supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, Digital Vision, have announced that national French broadcaster France 3 has added a Film Master colour gradi

14/08/2008 Mach HD Motion-Compensated Standards Converter Launched
A designer and manufacturer of advanced systems for video playout, mastering, repurposing, infrastructure and live production switching, Snell & Wilcox, has announced the Mach HD, a compact HD/SD moti

14/08/2008 MTV Networks Europe North Advances To Desktop Operations With Pharos Mediator
Pharos has announced the completion of a new content management system for MTV Networks based on the Mediator platform. Located in Amsterdam's Media Wharf near the city centre, the new facility empow

14/08/2008 Sachtler Academy Renamed After Its Founding Father
Three years after its opening, an academy offered workshops and seminars in its own studio in Eching, Munich is to be renamed, in the Sachtler anniversary year, to the 'Wendelin Sachtler Academy' in h

14/08/2008 Vaddio Announces IBC Showcase
Vaddio, a leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of speciality PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industries, has announced

13/08/2008 Avolites Dimmers For BBC Northern Ireland
BBC Northern Ireland has invested in three new Avolites ART2000 dimmer racks for its OB unit, which have been supplied by Production Services Ireland (PSI). The decision to specify Avo dimmers was ma

13/08/2008 Digital Rapids Shines On World Stage From Summer Games To IBC
Digital Rapids, a leading developer of solutions for bringing television, video and film content to the latest generation of viewing devices - will be bringing the excitement and momentum of its world

13/08/2008 Enhance Technology Unveils Enterprise JBOD Expandable Storage At NGDC & LinuxWorld 2008
Enhance Technology, a leading company in the design and implementation of hybrid I/O technology, is introducing the new UltraStor RS16 JS at Next Generation Data Centre & LinuxWorld 2008. The UltraS

13/08/2008 Fast Forward Launches Q HD Digital Video Recorder
A company which designs, manufacturers and markets digital video recorders, board-level solutions, and time code generator/readers for professional broadcast, presentation, industrial and military app

13/08/2008 First Ever UK University WebTV Site Unveiled
Buckinghamshire New University has launched Bucks Television, the university's brand new webTV site, and the first of its kind at any UK university. The webTV platform is completely customisable and

13/08/2008 Football, Quality TV And New Talent Top The League On ITV1 This Autumn
Britannia High, Soccer Aid and the FA Cup, as well as some of the best new TV talent in the UK, are coming to ITV1 this autumn. The autumn season on ITV1 is underpinned by top football action, exciti

13/08/2008 OmniBus Announces Shipping Of ITX
OmniBus Systems, a provider of comprehensive broadcast automation and content management solutions, has announced that it is shipping version 1.2 of iTX, the next-generation software solution that mak

13/08/2008 Prompter People Introduces New Pro-Line Teleprompters
Teleprompter systems Prompter People has announced the introduction of the Pro-Line Teleprompter range, a complete line of high performance prompters at competitive prices. The range, which has a sta

13/08/2008 Ray Snoddy Will Announce IABM Award Winners At IBC
The IABM are very pleased to announce that Ray Snoddy, the renowned media commentator and journalist, will be presenting the IABM Design and Innovation Awards at IBC. The Awards reception will take p

13/08/2008 Simon Bourne Joins Framestore
Senior Colourist Simon Bourne has joined the award-winning Telecine team at Framestore. Bourne took up his TK tools at Noel Street at the beginning of August, working alongside Framestore veterans D

12/08/2008 'Giant' Of Television, Bill Cotton Dies
The former head of light entertainment at the BBC has died, the corporation has announced. Sir Bill Cotton, 80, who retired as Managing Director of Television at the BBC in 1987, died on Monday at a

12/08/2008 AKA: Changing Rooms At The BBC
Studio furniture specialist AKA Design has equipped two high-end online editing suites for BBC Post Production, part of BBC Resources Ltd, a wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC. AKA Design

12/08/2008 British Comedy Heads Across The Pond
Acclaimed British comedy series 'The IT Crowd', 'Modern Toss' and 'Look Around You' will soon be entertaining audiences across America following sales by FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME). US cable ne

12/08/2008 Complete Telecom Enables Ireland's First Corporate TV Channel
Complete Telecom, the managed network and telecom services provider, has announced the completion of installation of a Cisco Digital Media System (DMS) for CityJet. This is the first rollout of Cisco

12/08/2008 Coolux Media Systems' Pandoras Box To Receive Engineering Honours At Emmys
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded coolux Media Systems, a provider of solutions for real-time, on-location media control, compositing, editing and 3D image processing, an Engineeri