Broadcast News Archive for December, 2009
16/12/2009 Omneon And EVS Preview At SVG Tech
A leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems, Omneon, has joined EVS Broadcast Equipment at the SVG League Technology Summit/Mobile Engineering Workshop in New York. They pa

16/12/2009 Sky Movies HD Returns To Golden Globe
The 67TH Annual Golden Globe Awards will return to Sky Movies HD & Sky1 HD, following a successful first run last year. With the full nominations announced the awards ceremony is on course to be one

16/12/2009 Snell CVR800 And TBS800 Converters Launched
An established player in the global film and broadcast market have announced the launch of the CVR800 and TBS800, two new HD standards and format converters in the Kudos Plus line. These cost-effecti

16/12/2009 YouTube Auto-Caps: Hype Or Help?
Google's recent announcement of the introduction of automatic captions (auto-caps) for YouTube has caused a predictable flurry in the world of subtitling. People now wonder just how good their automa

15/12/2009 BBC Website To Offer 'Open House'
Newspapers could be facing an online revolution as the BBC is planning to open up its website to other news organisation. The broad

15/12/2009 BSkyB & MGM Launch HD Channel
A new high definition movies channel has been launched in a partnership between MGM Studios and BSkyB. Available now at position 345 on the Sky EPG, the channel titled 'MGM HD', will carry a 24/7 sch

15/12/2009 C100 HD-S Digital For WTTG Channel 5
Solid State Logic has announced the installation of a new C100 HD-S Digital Broadcast Console for WTTG Channel 5, a station owned and operated by Fox Broadcasting Company. The station services the en

15/12/2009 Christie Selected By Shanghai Film Group
A global leader in visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, have announced that Shanghai-based United Circuit (a subsidiary of the Shanghai Film Group (SFG) Corporation) have purchas

15/12/2009 dB Broadcast Win Arqiva PIE Contract
An independent system integrator and manufacturer has won a major contract from Arqiva to supply and install the Programme Input Equipment (PIE) at 90 transmitter sites as part of digital switchover (

15/12/2009 DEPS Distribute VideoBRIDGE IPTV In Ukraine
Bridge Technologies has announced that DEPS Telecom will distribute and support Bridge Technologies' VideoBRIDGE product range in Ukraine. The award-winning technology provides the most advanced head

15/12/2009 NV5100MC Master Switchers Installed At Training Facility
A manufacturer of high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry has announced that Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) has upgraded its operator training facil

15/12/2009 TV Relocation Completed By dB Broadcast
A Cambridge-based systems integrator, has recently completed a large contract to relocate BBC London's television facilities to the new Egton Wing adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. T

14/12/2009 DB 'Broadcasts' Two Appointments
Two new posts have been created with UK independent integrator, dB Broadcast, which has appointed Eugene Cooke as Business Development Manager with Jerry Lyle taking the position of Product Manager.

14/12/2009 HD Converter Gives Clean Copenhagen Feed
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) - hosted in Copenhagen by the Danish foreign ministry - is being broadcast to countries across the world in high quality, thanks to Alchemist Ph.C – HD motion-

14/12/2009 NTP Exhibit Audio Routing At BVE
NTP Technology will be displaying its range of audio routing and control equipment at Broadcast Video Expo 2010 at London's Earls Court exhibition centre in February. Exhibiting on Stand H9, NTP will

14/12/2009 Positive Changes To EIS Burdened By Red Tape
Despite the announcement in the Pre-Budget Report (PBR) of the long-expected clamp-down on the use of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), media investors will continue to face a complex burden of

14/12/2009 Robe 'Lights Up Miss World 2009'
A lighting designer employed almost 300 Robe fixtures in his colourful and vibrant design for Miss World 2009. Staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tim Dunn used

14/12/2009 Sachtler For The Film With The Briefcase
The legendary 'Pulp Fiction' briefcase and its fascinating lucent contents are at the epicentre of new film “Der Film mit dem Koffer” (The Film with the Briefcase). Shot in and around Stuttgart at

14/12/2009 TSL Gets Residence At Pie Factory
Leading broadcast facility systems integrator TSL has announced that it will establish new offices at The Pie Factory, part of the Peel Media-owned MediaCityUK development at Salford Quay, Manchester,

14/12/2009 World Cup Games Score 3-D
According to FIFA, soccer's governing body, the 2010 World Cup tournament in South Africa will be captured in stereoscopic 3-D for the first time next June, with up to 25 of the games to be shot with

11/12/2009 Aardman Boss 'Encounters' Shorts Festival
Co-founder and Executive Chairman of the BAFTA and Oscar-winning Aardman Animations, has taken over at the helm of Britain's biggest and longest running short film festival - Encounters. David Sprox

11/12/2009 Dolby 3D And Barco Centre Stage At Avatar
Dolby Laboratories and Barco showed the world premiere of the James Cameron movie Avatar at the Empire Leicester Square last night, using the Dolby 3D solution for large screens. An invited audience

11/12/2009 Evolutions Posts Eastenders: Sins Of Archie Mitchell
Soho's largest independent post production facility, Evolutions, is performing the full post production on Eastenders: The Sins of Archie Mitchell, a one-off special to be screened on BBC3 on Boxing D

11/12/2009 ITV Takes Nordisk Film's '71 Degrees North'
One of Northern Europe's largest independent television production companies has announced that its flagship reality series '71 Degrees North' has been commissioned by ITV1 in the UK. Nordisk Film

11/12/2009 Justin Lee Collins Gets New Five Show
Sprout Design has produced the complete identity for Five's new primetime game show, Heads or Tails. Hosted by Justin Lee Collins, the show revolves, not surprisingly, around the flip of a coin. Th