Broadcast News Archive for November, 2009
18/11/2009 Softel Swift Subtitling Available In Grab Networks Video
Softel and online video specialists Grab Networks have announced a partnership for Grab to supply the Softel Swift vTX subtitling and captioning solution as an integrated component of Grab Networks vi

18/11/2009 Zodiak Entertainment Sell Unscripted Finished Portfolio
Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced a raft of sales of its unscripted finished programming following MIPCOM 2009. Renowned for its large portfolio of entertainment formats, the company ha

17/11/2009 Altered Images Announces Student Post Production Awards 2010
Altered Images, a leading reseller of technology for the television production and corporate communications industries, has unveiled the launch of its inaugural Post Production Awards for student edit

17/11/2009 AXON And SFP On The Move With 3D
SFP (Société Française de Production), one of the major technical facilities and service providers from France has successfully performed its first 3D live wireless production with the help of AXON's

17/11/2009 Film Council 'To Steer Film Through Recession'
The UK Film Council has launched a three-month public consultation into the most significant revision of its activities since it was created in 2000. UK Film: Digital Innovation and Creative Excelle

17/11/2009 NETIA Radio-Assist Provide Tunisienne Automated Workflow
NETIA has announced that Radio Tunisienne Chaine Internationals (RTCI) has installed NETIA's Radio-Assist digital audio software to streamline the broadcast workflow, from acquisition through playout,

17/11/2009 Rent Continues Tapeless Push
The Farm Group's specialist broadcast hire division, Rent, has embarked on a major expansion programme to coincide with its second birthday. Building on two years of solid growth, client demand has p

17/11/2009 RTÉ Wins Coverage Of France Encounter
The Irish state broadcaster, RTÉ has announced that Ireland's vital second leg World Cup match against France will after all be televised. The channel was involved in tight negotiations with the Fre

17/11/2009 RTI's ZigBee And Compatible Processors Shipping
A leading manufacturer of professional-grade, integrator-friendly control solutions, Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), has announced that it is expanding its line of ZigBee and two-way compatibl

17/11/2009 X2O Media's Xpresenter Powers Digital Video Wall
A full-service provider of software, network management and content services for professional digital signage applications, X2O Media, has announced that Novus International is relying on its Xpresent

16/11/2009 'Equalizer' Woodward Dead
The well-known British actor Edward Woodward, who was famous for his roles in The Wicker Man and The Equalizer, died today aged 79. He had been suffering from various illnesses, including pneumonia,

16/11/2009 'Free' Ashes Bid Welcomed At ITV
There has been a warm welcome for recommendations by an advisory panel that two major sporting events should be protected on free-to-air TV. ITV has hailed the news that the Ashes and home nation foo

16/11/2009 Animators Celebrate Digishorts Success
Birmingham's Eight Eyed Sea Bass (EESB) has announced that it has completed animation and 3D work for an important visual project. Dominic Osborne, EESB Director said: "We were taking care of all of

16/11/2009 Infinia Invests In Mistika System
One of the leading, award-winning post production giants in Spain, Infinia, has purchased a Mistika Post Production System to complement their virtual Telecine Studio in Madrid. This makes the Mistik

16/11/2009 Irish Match Broadcast In Doubt
There is still no deal in place to broadcast Wednesday's World Cup play-off between France and the Republic of Ireland to Irish viewers. The state channel, RTÉ remains locked in negotiations with the

16/11/2009 IT Upgrade From Avocent
A leader in IT operations management, the Avocent Corporation, has announced its updated management platform with the release of LANDesk Management Suite 9 and LANDesk Security Suite 9. At a time w

16/11/2009 Multi-Lingual Audio For Mediaflex Announced
A leader in the development and delivery of solutions and services to the global media, broadcast and archive industries, TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), has announced new multi-lingual audio functionality

16/11/2009 Skillset Screens Centre Presents Baier
The Swiss writer and director, Lionel Baier, is talking about his work and latest feature film, Un Autre Homme (Another Man). The event takes place at the Edinburgh Skillset Screen & Media Academy Pr

16/11/2009 Tories Would Force Cut In TV Licence
It emerged today that the BBC could be left with less income should an incoming Conservative Government go ahead with a threat to make a cut in the licence fee. The party has already called for the l

16/11/2009 TV Offer Heralds Turkish 'Peace' Bid
Broadcasting is to pave the way for a peace settlement in troubled areas of Turkey. One of the first steps would be to lift a ban on private television channels broadcasting in Kurdish. Turkey's Go

13/11/2009 AKG Powers Sonic At Indian Rock Festival
As 50,000 students from across Southeast Asia flooded into the AIIMS campus for the PULSE festival in September, Asian rock bands Sonu Nigam, Euphoria and Motherjane were preparing to rock the crowd w

13/11/2009 BBC Salaries Exceed PM's
Dozens of BBC executives are paid substantially more than Gordon Brown. In a revelation that is bound to ignite further criticism over widespread BBC cut-backs and staff reductions, it has emerged to

13/11/2009 EditShare Partners With Dixon And Scores Big With Major League Baseball
EditShare, the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, and Dixon Sports Computing, the sports video management experts since 1992, have deployed a new HD pr

13/11/2009 Latens Partners With Middleware Applications Developers
Latens, leading developer of middleware and software-based security solutions for IPTV and cable services, today announced that it has partnered with leading applications developers Accedo Broadband,

13/11/2009 Pro Plus Adds Second Studer Vista 5 In Slovenia
Leading Slovenian television broadcaster, PRO PLUS, has added a second Studer Vista 5 to its facility in Ljubljana. Supplied by territory distributors AVC Group, the new 32-fader Vista 5 joins a simi