Broadcast News Archive for December, 2009
03/12/2009 Sony Announces Boost In European HDCAM SR Tape Sales
Sony Professional has announced significant momentum in sales of its HDCAM SR tapes in Europe. Since 2003, more than 250,000 tapes have been sold in Europe, which the company says proves how pervasiv

03/12/2009 Sony Previews Next-Gen Multi-Format Transcoder And Ingest Platform
At the recent Power of Images event in London, Sony Professional previewed a next generation solution for the fast transference of high-quality content via a multi-format Transcoder and Ingest platfor

03/12/2009 TF1 Goes For Riedel Comms
One of largest broadcast networks in France, TF1, has equipped four DSNG vans with a Performer digital matrix intercom system from Riedel Communications. The project was realized by Apex – Riedel's

02/12/2009 'The Play's The Thing' At Camera Store And Vinten
Quattro pedestals from Vinten, a Vitec Group brand and global leader in camera supports, have been modified for track use by The Camera Store. The new skated pedestal hybrid - now given the nickname

02/12/2009 Channel Box Boost For WPSD-TV
Chyron has announced that WPSD-TV, Paducah, Kentucky, has added Chyron's 'Channel Box' branding and automated promo system to its local broadcast operations. Mark Hall, Operations Director, WPSD-TV s

02/12/2009 MHz Wraps Up 2009 With Solid International Orders
Megahertz (MHz), an international independent systems integrator, will close its 2009 calendar year with a solid order book for its 2010 systems integration business. 2009 saw MHz play to its strengt

02/12/2009 Not To Scale's Vincent Create MTV's End Of Year Countdown
Vincent Directors, represented by Not To Scale, were commissioned by MTV's World Design Studio's Carlos Carrasco and Anna Caregnato to design MTV's end of year countdown. The package had to encompass

02/12/2009 Rare Day Appoints Managing Director
The independent production company founded by Peter Dale, former Head of More4, Rare Day, has appointed Dan Brooke, former Managing Director of Discovery Networks UK, to the position of Managing Direc

02/12/2009 Sony Reveals HDCAM SR Strategy
Sony Professional unveiled a series of announcements for its HDCAM SR range at their Power of Images event at London's Gibson Hall. The company said that the announcements offered "unprecedented deve

02/12/2009 Sony's Full HD Multi-Purpose Camera Revealed
Sony has just introduced the HDC-P1 full high-definition compact multi-purpose camera. The launch took place at the recent Power of Images event at London's Gibson Hall. The new model is unique amon

02/12/2009 Universal Studios May Sell
Universal Studios executives have been holding possible merger meetings with the cable giant Comcast. It is proposing to take control of the movie company in a new venture built around its parent, NB

01/12/2009 Advertiser-Funded Movie Plan Revealed
A new movie-making partnership has been announced by the UK Film Council. It will work with specialists Film Tree, to develop advertiser-funded film production in the UK. The appointment, which will

01/12/2009 Comms Tools Deal For Denmark
A leader in interactive video and mobile technology,, has announced it will join Comtech Experience A/S of Copenhagen to provide interactive communication tools both for the retail sector and

01/12/2009 Digital Content Protection 'Secured'
An East Midland technology businesses is offering to protect all digital content beyond basic username and password protection. With more people wanting to maintain artistic and company integrity, Le

01/12/2009 Fake BBC Contestants Revealed
The BBC has once more been plunged into a 'fakery' row after it emerged that several of its popular daytime television shows used production staff to pose as members of public. In a statement the BB

01/12/2009 File-based Camcorder Launch Revealed
Leading camera manufacturer, Sony Professional has announced the launch of the new NXCAM family brand representing the professional implementation of AVCHD technology. Designed to bring the benefits

01/12/2009 ITN Source Signs Deal With Chinese
Leading archive footage business ITN Source is continuing to strengthen its grip on Chinese market by signing a deal with the country's largest commercial broadcaster, Shanghai Media Group. The agree

01/12/2009 RTV Implements Noa MediARC
Noa Solutions has announced that Radio Televizija Slovenija (RTV), Slovenia's public service radio and television broadcaster, has completed the third phase of its implementation of the NOA mediARC sy

01/12/2009 XL Video Celebrates Parnelli Award
The Parnelli Awards - which is named after the late production and touring manager Rick 'Parnelli' O'Brien - has honoured the highest achievers and most admired innovators in the live event industry.