Broadcast News Archive for September, 2008
18/09/2008 Telestream's HD Video Capture Offers Instant Access To Content For Editing
Telestream has just announced the newest model to emerge from its series of Pipeline network video capture devices. Pipeline HD Dual is a two-channel, hardware encoder that captures high definition

18/09/2008 Vaddio Appoints MTC Japan and EMS Africa As Distributors
A leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industries, Vaddio, has appointed M

17/09/2008 Death Camp 'Friendship' Movie Opens
Just opened across the UK and set to run in the US from 14th November 2008, a new look at concentration camp horrors, 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas', is an adaptation of John Boyne's award-winning b

17/09/2008 Dolby Cuts Price Of 3D Glasses
Cinemas that utilise Dolby can now benefit from a cut-price deal and purchase new 3D glasses at a reduced list price making them even more cost-effective. "The success of Dolby 3D around the world ha

17/09/2008 Mobile TV Journalists Get A Firm Grip With Solid State Logic 'Gravity'
A world leading media technology innovator, Solid State Logic (SSL), is currently demonstrating how professional journalists 'on the go' can benefit from the new Gravity Mobile Record application for

17/09/2008 MP3 Trailblazer To Present Keynote Address At SMPTE 2008
Professor Doctor Karlheinz Brandenburg, the multi award-winning scientist often referred to as the father of MP3, will deliver the keynote address at SMPTE 2008: Annual Tech Conference & Expo. The di

17/09/2008 Rogue Element Films Purchase Sony's F35
Independent digital cinematography specialist Rogue Element Films this week took delivery of the first Sony F35 CineAlta camera sold by German distributor, BandPro Munich at the IBC 2008 exhibition at

17/09/2008 Russian TV Picks Irdeto
A leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services Irdeto, has just announced that Russian TV Time (RTVT) has selected and begun deployment of the Irdeto DVB SmartStart s

17/09/2008 Vizimo 'Revolutionises' TV
An innovative service that enables the discovery, viewing and management of media programming that is most relevant to individual interests, tastes and needs, Vizimo, has announced its debut. Initia

17/09/2008 What's In A (Movie) Name?
An Indian-produced 'Bollywood' children's film, 'Hari Puttar', has been forced to postpone its premiere, because it sounds too much like the blockbuster 'Harry Potter' films. The Hollywood studio beh

16/09/2008 Chilliad Launches UK's First One-Stop-Shop For Mastering, Adaptation & Distribution
Chilliad – the UK's first end-to-end package for commercials mastering (telecine, visual effects and CG), global adaptations and digital distribution – is launching at the end of September 2008 to hel

16/09/2008 DNF Controls Appoints Gilbert Felix As Head Of International Sales
A leading provider of hardware and software-based control solutions, DNF Controls, has announced that Gilbert Felix has been named head of the company's international sales division. Gilbert was pre

16/09/2008 Dual Panel Operation For Overture2 Announced
A leading provider of professional video production switchers and broadcast tools, Echolab, has announced the availability of dual panel operation for the company's advanced Overture2 standard definit

16/09/2008 Dubbs Restores Mr Bean For HD
A specialist duplication, conversion and digital media facility, Dubbs, has announced that they have just completed the restoration for the original television series of 'Mr Bean' for Tiger Aspect as

16/09/2008 Envivio To Enable Higher Definition Mobile TV
Envivio Inc., the leading technology provider of IP video convergence encoding solutions from mobile to HD, today announced that the performance of its award-winning 4Caster M2 mobile TV encoder is to

16/09/2008 Link Research Launches New Remote Control Facility For Its Wireless Cameras
Just new at IBC, Link Research showed a new remote control facility for its wireless cameras which uses the mobile phone network. It allows a broadcaster's engineers to monitor their wireless cameras

16/09/2008 Neeson To Be US President
Ballymena-born movie star Liam Neeson is being re-united with director Steven Spielberg (of Schindler's List fame) for a huge role - in the persona of iconic US President, Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln fo

16/09/2008 Streambox's New Solution For File-Based Video Over IP
Streambox Inc has announced the release of its innovative solution for file-based video management and acquisition. The solution, which is part of Streambox's platform for video over IP, comprises thr

15/09/2008 Fairlight Boost For Paris Studio
A top media facility, located in the heart of Paris, Virtuel Audio, has now added to its kudos by installing an award-winning Fairlight Xynergi Media Production Centre with a 12-fader sidecar, driven

15/09/2008 Fairlight Teams-Up With Total Audio Solutions
In a move to support significant growth in the UK, a company that designs and manufactures media production systems, Fairlight. has appointed Total Audio Solutions as its new business partner, with re

15/09/2008 InVision Range Gets Hearing In Amsterdam
A UK manufacturer of windshields and microphone suspension systems, Rycote, has been exhibiting their latest ranges at IBC 2008, in Amsterdam. These include the recently introduced InVision range of

15/09/2008 Partners With Blinkx, a leading digital video distributor run by Ashley Mackenzie, has announced a partnership with video search engine blinkx. will provide blinkx with a selection of

15/09/2008 OBs Targeted At IBC 2008
DK-Technologies were this week using the IBC platform to unveil its new PT0760M waveform monitor to the European market. Targeted squarely at Outside Broadcast vehicles, production studios and Master

15/09/2008 Penta Debuts New Precision Quality LCD Displays With IPS Technology At IBC
Penta showed an impressive line-up of their highly successful, reference quality HD2line LCD Monitor Series, of which over 100 were used onsite at the Beijing Olympics. The new 8.4", 17" and 32" moni

15/09/2008 Solid State Logic Adds Pass-Through Edit Control With 'Gravity LiveEdit'
At IBC, media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL) demonstrated how pass-through channels can benefit from the new 'Gravity LiveEdit' for SSL's Gravity media production system. Gravity LiveEd