Broadcast News Archive for September, 2008
10/09/2008 Turkey Takes To C4i Comedy
Leading distributor C4i, part of the Digital Rights Group, has secured a substantial deal with DSmart in Turkey for a range of top UK produced comedy and entertainment programming, it has been announc

09/09/2008 Bangla TV Chooses Geevs For A Multi Channel Playout Solution
Two Geevs SDE2 Servers with Auto-Run Client software from Gee Broadcast Systems have just been installed at Bangla TV's new London headquarters. The Geevs, with their Auto-Run software, will save Ban

09/09/2008 Canal 13 Trusts EVS For Covering The 2008 Olympics
Canal 13, one of Chile's top television networks, trusted EVS technology for its coverage of the Beijing Olympics 2008. The Canal 13 team in Beijing used a 6CH HD XT(2) for recording selected Olympic

09/09/2008 Continued Expansion At Filmology With New Appointment
Filmology, a dedicated movie marketing and promotions company in the UK, is expanding its team with the appointment of Mike Croston as a new business development manager. Mike will be responsible fo

09/09/2008 New OpenGear Fibre Transmission From Chromatec
To further expand its Chromatec range of openGear modules, Michael Stevens & Partners has introduced a range of cards to support fibre optic distribution. These allow the transmission of HD (3Gb and

09/09/2008 New Streambox Solution For File-Based Video Over IP
Streambox, a provider of a single software-based platform for live and file-based video transport and acquisition, has announced the release of its innovative solution for file-based video management

09/09/2008 Ross Video To Launch SoftMetal Server V4.0 Software At IBC2008
Ross Video will be launching SoftMetal Version 4.0 software during IBC2008 at Stand 9.D30. Version 4.0 will begin shipping after IBC and will be available at no charge to all current SoftMetal custo

09/09/2008 TSL Announces Power Manager MDU With Current Sensing Feature
Independent broadcast systems integrator TSL has introduced a new addition to its range of intelligent Mains Distribution Units (MDUs). The new Power Manager MDU with Current Sensing feature (MDU12-PM

08/09/2008 Bridge Technologies IP-Probe Software v3.7 Delivers Enhanced Functionality For Digital TV Operators
Bridge Technologies, designers, developers and manufacturers of advanced analysis, measurement and monitoring solutions, has released version 3.7 software for its series of IP-Probes delivering even m

08/09/2008 Editec To Distribute The I-Movix SprintCam Live V2 In The UK
Following its introduction and showcase at the 2008 NAB show, Editec has entered into an agency agreement with I-Movix S.A. of Mons, Belgium, to distribute and support the SprintCam Live V2 Ultra Moti

08/09/2008 Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions Expands Product Portfolio With High-Performance Solutions
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a leading provider in enabling Business-Critical Continuity, would like to highlight Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions presence at IBC2008.

08/09/2008 New Fully-Featured HD 3G Multi-Viewer From Chromatec
Offered as the complete Multi-viewer, the new Chromatec MV-xx can be configured as a single unit with up to 64 video inputs or as a dual multi-viewer with up to 2 x 32 inputs. It accepts a wide rang

08/09/2008 Pharos Launches Web Browser Playout Control
The Mediator 4 Playtime option from Pharos introduces a web browser user interface. Playout can now be managed from multiple remote locations whilst sharing the central Mediator infrastructure for i

08/09/2008 RFO To Implement Front Porch Digital's DIVAworks Systems
Front Porch Digital has announced that RĂ©seau France Outre-Mer (RFO), a state-owned network of television stations broadcasting to France's departments and territories around the world, will implement

08/09/2008 TSL Unveils Compact Rackmount Audio Monitoring Unit Featuring OLED Display Technology
Independent broadcast systems integrators TSL has announced the worldwide launch of its PAM (Precision Audio Monitor) range of audio monitoring units. The PAM1-3G8 is the first TSL rackmount monitorin

08/09/2008 ZDF Bases Flexible Virtual Studio News Operation Around UTAH-400
Utah Scientific, a leading manufacturer of analogue, digital and HDTV routing switchers and master control switchers, has announced that ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen), Germany's national public te

05/09/2008 Digital Rights Group Launches In North America
Leading independent distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has announced its expansion into North America, with the launch of Digital Rights Group America. The company will be headed by media veteran

05/09/2008 Finish Complete Post On New ITV2 Series 'No Heroics'
Finish have recently finished work on a Tiger Aspect production 'No Heroics' for ITV2, the channel's first sitcom. Directed by Ben Gregor using a single camera, 'No Heroics' follows the very real liv

05/09/2008 Hybrid Go 'Anonymous' For The Fourth Year
As the Autumn schedule begins, Hybrid Enterprises have announced that they have been asked to work on the fourth season of the hit Irish TV show 'Anonymous' for RTE. Hybrid have been with the show si

05/09/2008 ITFC Installs Alchemist Ph.C-HD To Complete HD Broadcast Services
ITFC, a leading broadcast facilities and media access services provider, has installed the Alchemist Ph.C-HD converter from Snell & Wilcox to supply services to ITV for the broadcaster's recently laun

05/09/2008 Multiconn And DiBcom Partner To Offer An Enhanced In-Car TV Receiver
DiBcom, a leading provider of Mobile TV solutions, has announced that the Italian company MTC Multiconn s.r.l will be the first to implement DiBcom's "diversity-4" technology in their in-car digital T

05/09/2008 Ross Video SoftMetal Gets Control With Hi Tech Systems
Ross Video, designers and manufacturers of a wide range of innovative products for use in live production applications, is collaborating with Hi Tech Systems, a company which develops and manufactures

05/09/2008 Soho Transfer Opens Its Doors
Soho Transfer, a new broadcast service facility, has opened its doors on D'Arblay Street, London with the primary focus of servicing the fast growing independent HD producer market. The new company h

05/09/2008 UK Screen Association Announces The Conch Shortlist For Facilities And Newcomer
UK Screen has announced the additional shortlist for its sound awards, The Conch. Judging of all awards took place on September 3 and the shortlist has now been created for the following categories; F

04/09/2008 BBC Picks SSR As Preferred Training Provider
SSR has just become Manchester's new preferred training provider for the BBC. SSR bid for the prestigious position and came out on top in a move that Wendy Breakell, Director of Education for SSR) de