Broadcast News Archive for October, 2009
13/10/2009 Czech Television Upgrades To Genetic Engineering
Stage broadcaster Czech Television, already home to six Quantel eQ finishing systems in its award-winning graphics department, has purchased two Quantel Genetic Engineering systems to provide a shared

13/10/2009 Out Post Sound Wins Best New Business Award
Out post sound won the Best New Business in Brighton award at last week's Brighton and Hove Business Awards, beating off stiff competition from three other finalists. The category was also the most p

13/10/2009 QSC Audio Introduces Flyable 4-Way Tri-Amped Speaker System
QSC has announced the new purpose-designed DCS SC-424-8F flyable, four-way, tri-amplified speaker system for Dome and Large Format cinemas that require suspended mounting of screen channels, or point

13/10/2009 RTÉ 'Borrow' Cash For Revamp
It has emerged that the Irish national broadcaster, RTÉ, is to pay for a major muti-million Euro development by borrowing against its existing estate. The €360m redevelopment of the RTÉ Montrose site

13/10/2009 Sahara Samay Selects Omneon Spectrum Media Server Platform
The 24-hour multichannel, multilingual news and current affairs broadcaster based in Noida, Sahara Samay TV, has shifted its broadcast operations in Mumbai onto a new Omneon platform supporting ingest

13/10/2009 Screen Appoints New Distributor For Croatia
Screen Subtitling Systems has recently apppointed CS Computer Systems, based in Zagreb, to join the Screen worldwide distributor network as Screen's representative in Croatia. Established in 1989, CS

13/10/2009 Sky Customers To Download Hits
Sky is launching a new digital music service and is offering packages to customers with over four million tracks to download. Sky Songs launches on October 19 and will be available to anyone in the U

13/10/2009 Telestream Offers First Fully Integrated Solution For YouTube Fingerprinting
A leading provider of digital video workflow solutions, Telestream, has announced the first solution which offers YouTube fingerprinting for both live and file-based workflows. Digital fingerprintin

13/10/2009 Two Appointments At dB Broadcast
A leading UK independent system integrator dB broadcast has created two new posts, which came into effect from the start of October. Eugene Cooke joins as Business Development Manager with Jerry Lyle

13/10/2009 XDC Signs Digital Cinema Deployment Agreements with European Distributors
A digital cinema service company in Europe, XDC, has signed non-exclusive long-term agreements with two European distributors to the Virtual Print Fee (VPF) roll-out started in Austria and Portugal.

12/10/2009 Concrete's 3D Team Energises CG Red Bull Can
Concrete has completed full postproduction work on a quirky Red Bull energy drink 30-second commercial, which included the creation of realistic 3D graphics, editing, compositing, grading as well as s

12/10/2009 HaiVision's Encoders Chosen For Winter Games
HaiVision Network Video's MAKITO video encoder was selected by Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium to deliver high definition (HD) H.264 programme return video feeds for the venues at the Vanc

12/10/2009 Matchlight To Create Jobs In Glasgow
New Glasgow-based television production company Matchlight has been awarded £40,000 by Scottish Enterprise under the Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) scheme. The award has already helped Matchligh

12/10/2009 Primera Announces SDK For Mac
A leading manufacturer of CD/DVD and Blu-ray Disc Publishers, Primera Technology, has announed that its PTBurn Software Developer's Kit (SDK) for Mac. This comprehensive SDK can be used with any of P

12/10/2009 Sound Devices Debuts Firmware Updates
Sound Devices has announced its latest 1.76 Firmware update for its best-selling 788T and 788T-SSD Digital Recorders. This new release includes numerous functional enhancements, including limiter beh

12/10/2009 Soundcraft Announces Manufacturing, Test And Training Center
The new Soundcraft Studer factory in Potters Bar, near London is virtually complete. Based on a $7 million investment the company made four years ago, the new factory extends the manufacturing floor

12/10/2009 Tyrell CCT Integrates Solution For Autumnwatch
The leading creative technology solutions provider for the broadcast and post production industry, Tyrell CCT, has announced a major step forward. The company has provided BBC Vision, a major integra

09/10/2009 ATG Broadcast Completes BBC Relocation
ATG Broadcast has completed relocation of the BBC Academy's central London production training studio from Marylebone to White City. The project included the installation and commissioning of a Media

09/10/2009 Barco Honours USC School Of Cinematic Arts With Digital Cinema Projector
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, has announced the acceptance of an invitation from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) to provide a digital proj

09/10/2009 Digital Rapids' MediaMesh Distribution System Wins STAR Award
Digital Rapids – a leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences – announced today that the company’s new MediaMesh content distribution syst

09/10/2009 Imagenation And Parkes MacDonald Partner New Venture
Imagenation Abu Dhabi has announced in unison with Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald of Parkes/MacDonald Productions, the formation of a new company created to provide financing for the development o

09/10/2009 Mitomo Upgrades To Fairlight's Latest CC-1 Technology
Tokyo-based post production facility Mitomo VTC (Video Technical Centre) has upgraded its Fairlight equipment to encompass Fairlight's latest Crystal Core (CC-1) technology. The facility has been usi

09/10/2009 Neeson Stars In A-Team Revival
The A-Team is to hit cinema screens next year, with a big budget remake of the 1980s TV series. It's just part of the work 'in progress' for a top Northern Ireland actor. Although still grieving the

09/10/2009 Polly Du Plessis Joins Love
Award-winning producer Polly du Plessis has joined The Love Commercial Production Company as Executive Producer. Du Plessis began her career at Palace Pictures working on low budget horror films and

09/10/2009 RF Central Features Six-Way Diversity Receiver At HD World 2009
RF Central, part of the Vitec Group's RF Extreme business unit, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast market, as well as the sports & entertainment, governme