Broadcast News Archive for January, 2009
28/01/2009 MicroVideo Keeps Video And Audio In-Sync With SDI Video Delay Processor
MicroVideo, a leading supplier of signal processing and data insertion technologies for the broadcast, IPTV, cable and satellite, has announced the launch of its HD (SMPTE 425M), SD (SMPTE 259M) Video

28/01/2009 Omneon Welcomes New President And CEO Suresh Vasudevan
Omneon has announced that its board of directors has appointed Suresh Vasudevan as the company's President and CEO and as a member of the board. Vasudevan joins Omneon having most recently served as

28/01/2009 Projectiondesign Reveals F12 Series DLP Projectors
Norway's projectiondesign has announced that new platform editions of its high resolution and professional grade DLP projectors are now shipping. Branded F12, the range supersedes the immensely popu

27/01/2009 AT Media Poland Celebrates 10th Birthday In Panoramic View With Projectiondesign
Eight high-performance F30 sx+ DLP projectors from projectiondesign were used to create two high-resolution animated panoramic displays directly on to the historic walls of Sanguszko Fortress in Polan

27/01/2009 - On Your Wave-Length For Blu-ray And DVD Production!
Blu-ray disc publishing is a service area that is showing signs of significant growth at With a growing installed base of Hi-Definition Blu-ray players in the market-palce, the need to

27/01/2009 Concrete Sees The Light With Channel 4's New History Of Christianity Series
Concrete was approached by Pioneer Productions to design and create a logo for a new series of eight episodes for Channel 4 titled: 'Christianity: A History'. One of the programme's directors, David

27/01/2009 F80 Series 3-Chip Projectors From Projectiondesign Now Shipping
Projectiondesign is now shipping the company's first 3-chip DLP projector, the F80 which is available in a choice of 1080p and WUXGA configurations and targeted at high brightness, large screen applic

27/01/2009 HaiVision's MAKO-HD Provides Speed, Reliability Key To CRAN Telesurgery Project
HaiVision Systems, a leading vendor of high-definition (HD) H.264 telepresence codecs, has announced that its hai1000 codec systems, equipped with the exceptionally low-latency MAKO-HD H.264 codec, ar

27/01/2009 HHB And Scrub Provide Audio Focus At BVE
Widely recognised as a leading supplier of expertise and tools for 5.1 HDTV surround sound production and delivery, HHB's stand at Broadcast Video Expo (C40), provides a focal point for all show deleg

27/01/2009 Oscar Nomination For 'This Way Up' Animated Comedy Caper From Nexus
Leading London animation studio, Nexus, has announced that Smith & Foulkes' internationally acclaimed animated short, 'This Way Up', has been nominated for an Oscar for best animated short at the 81st

27/01/2009 QvestMedia To Distribute RTW Products In Middle East
RTW, a leading provider of advanced audio metering and monitoring technology, has announced that Qvestmedia of Dubai Media City will distribute and service RTW audio monitoring products in the Middle

27/01/2009 Rent Adds Letus35 Ultimate Film Adapter And Prime Lenses To Stock
The Farm Group's broadcast hire arm, Rent, has now reached its first birthday and has added the Letus35 Ultimate film adapter and prime lenses to its stock. The Farm Group's broadcast hire arm, Rent,

27/01/2009 Troubles Movie Wins Screen Accolade For NI
Images of the haunting guilt suffered by a terrorist which feature in a new movie shot in Northern Ireland have gained the film two major international screen accolades - even before it receives its U

26/01/2009 Affordable Robotic Functions On Show At BVE London
A Vitec Group company, Vinten Radamec, is said to have 'captured the spirit of the times' with a product adding the benefits of robotic functions - but at an affordable price. Combined with a Fusion

26/01/2009 Cymru International Brings In Positive Results For Welsh Indies
Over the past three years, Welsh facilities operation Barcud Derwen and Parthenon, the international distributor of programmes have worked together as Cymru International, to present the S4Ci catalogu

26/01/2009 Dark Knight Visuals In Oscar Spotlight
The nominees for the 81st Annual Academy Awards - announced in January - included box office hit, The Dark Knight and its specialist visual effects, which have reached the three-film shortlist. This

26/01/2009 Futureworks Awarded Pro School Status
A professional industry trainer, Futureworks in Manchester, is now offering the most advanced technology and qualified teaching staff of any Pro School, not only in the UK but also throughout Europe.

26/01/2009 Olympic Village Media Centre Boosted
Further funding from the £9.3 billion London 2012 Olympic budget has been allocated to support both the building of the Olympic Village and important media centres, the Government has announced. The

26/01/2009 SGO Enhances Mistika
A leading European developer of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast industries, S.G.O. has announced a radically advanced new enhanced features for Mistika version 4.0. Mistika is

26/01/2009 Sky News Joins BBC In Gaza Appeal Ban
Sky News has announced it is joining the BBC in banning the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for aid in Gaza. The advertisement, by the DEC - an umbrella group comprising 13 UK charities -

26/01/2009 TSL Boosts Range For Expo
An international, independent, broadcast systems integrator, TSL, has announced additions to its range of audio monitoring and power mains distribution units for display at the Broadcast Video Expo 20

23/01/2009 'Back To The Future' For Relaunched Ulster Hall
The newly refurbished Ulster Hall is famous for many events, both political and cultural, and now BBC NI's 'Across The Line' - along with Belfast City Council - is staging a special, one-off concert c

23/01/2009 BBC/ITV News Partnership Only 'Short Term Fix'
The final Public Service Broadcasting report just published, by the regulator, Ofcom, has said that a partnership on news provision between the BBC and ITV would only safeguard local news in the short

23/01/2009 British Talent Tipped For Oscar Success
The contenders for the 81st annual Academy Awards have today been announced, with Slumdog Millionaire and Kate Winslet leading the way for British talent. Lancashire-born filmmaker Danny Boyle's Mumb

23/01/2009 Falling Pound Stretches BBC Foreign Budget
As millions across the globe tuned in to see history being made with the inauguration of the USA's 44th President, Barack Obama, in mid January, BBC executives were counting the cost. Even before the