Broadcast News Archive for February, 2009
25/02/2009 Nagravision And Mediaset Extend Contract To Support Growth Of Italy's Digital Terrestrial Pay TV Business
The Kudelski Group has announced that Mediaset has extended its contract with Nagravision. The renewed partnership demonstrates the companies continued success in the Italian digital terrestrial tel

25/02/2009 Singapore's MediaCorp Studios Makes A Firm Commitment To Fairlight CC-1 Technology
The 'rock solid' performance delivered by its existing Fairlight technology has inspired MediaCorp Studios, the production arm of Singapore's leading media company, MediaCorp, to begin a process of up

25/02/2009 Sport Meets Technology In London Conference
An important media event, 'Sport and Technology: The Conference' is taking place this summer in London. It returns to the state-of-the art facilities at BT Centre on 4 June and is the fifth year in a

25/02/2009 V4x Adds Interactivity To Public Senat Coverage
V4x, an innovative software developer for digital media solutions, is providing a unique, interactive platform for viewer participation to Public Senat, the French public-interest television channel d

25/02/2009 Wohler Names HHB Exclusive Distributor For UK
Wohler Technologies has announced that HHB Communications, Europe's leading supplier of professional audio technology, will serve as the company's exclusive distributor in the United Kingdom. Through

24/02/2009 AKA Completes Audio Re-Vamp At Voice And Music
Following the successful launch of the new Voice And Music facility in Soho Square, AKA Design have now installed their fourth and final desk to house Digidesign's D-Command 24. Over the past year, A

24/02/2009 Catalyst For The Krypton Factor
Visuals and moving light director Svend Pedersen made extensive use of a Catalyst digital media server to illuminate and animate the set for the latest series of 'The Krypton Factor', recorded at Gran

24/02/2009 Gefen Ships New Wireless HDMI Extender
Connectivity solutions provider Gefen has announced its UWB (ultra wideband) Wireless for HDMI Extender is shipping. Ideal for ceiling mounted displays, outside applications and any room where extens

24/02/2009 Gekko Technology Appoint PRG As North American Distributor
A leader in the design, Gekko Technology, development and manufacture of LED luminaires created specifically for the requirements of image capture and entertainment sectors, has announced that it has

24/02/2009 HaiVision Joins Crestron's Integrated Partner Program
HaiVision Systems, a leading vendor of performance H.264 network video codecs, has announced its membership in the Crestron Electronics Integrated Partner Program and the availability of new modules f

24/02/2009 Jordan Media City Relies On Omneon Spectrum
Omneon, a leading provider of media server and active storage systems, has announced that Jordan Media City (JMC) has enhanced ingest and playout operations for the Arabsat satellite service with Omen

24/02/2009 Jünger Audio Announces New Asian Subsidiary
Dynamics processing specialist Jünger Audio has established a subsidiary company in Singapore to supply equipment and provide technical support to Jünger Audio's expanding customer base in Asia. Jüng

24/02/2009 Linear Acoustic E2 System Supports The 2009 Academy Awards Broadcast
The 81st Academy Awards ceremony was broadcast with the help of Linear Acoustic e2 (e-squared) multichannel audio and metadata distribution system. The 5.1 channel surround sound telecast aired live

24/02/2009 SysMedia And Icareus Form Multi-Level Global Strategic Alliance
SysMedia, leading specialist in subtitling solutions and content management and production systems for interactive TV and teletext, has formed a multi-level strategic alliance with Icareus, specialist

24/02/2009 X2O Media Offers Digital Signage Users A Wide Variety Of Live Data Feeds
X2O Media, a leading provider of digital signage technology, network management and content services, introduces the X2O Data Service in its continued effort to provide customers with end-to-end digit

23/02/2009 'Jade' Wins Living TV Best Viewing Figures, So Far
While the weekend's action in film and TV was firmly focused on Los Angeles and 'The Oscars' the plight of reality star Jade Goody - who is suffering from terminal cancer - gave a cable channel a majo

23/02/2009 Billy Connolly 'Taken To Book' By ITV
ITV Global Entertainment has announced new licensing opportunities for specialist book publishing, with brand extensions across the ITV season. The announcement coincides with the launch of 'Billy C

23/02/2009 EditShare Boosts Educational Sales
A leading company in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, EditShare, has announced several recent sales to educational institutions. These greatly expanded the company's ros

23/02/2009 Gee Broadcast Chosen By Doorarshan
Doordarshan, the national broadaster of India, has chosen Geevs Servers from Gee Broadcast for an upgrade of its facilities across the subcontinent. A total of 37 Geevs Servers will be installed in 1

23/02/2009 Prime Focuses On Chilling Wasting Disease
A powerful new cinema campaign designed to highlight the shocking effects of motor neurone disease (MND) and the work of the charity Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) has been post produced by

23/02/2009 Spain Honoured At Oscars, But UK Cleans Up
Last night's 81st Academy Awards held some surprises. Penelope Cruz's Oscar accolade in Los Angeles is actually a double honour. Not only did the actress step up to the stage as the first winner of

23/02/2009 Sports Commentary Video Writer To Get NAB Boost
A system for visually illustrating sports colour commentary is to be featured at the forthcoming NAB expo in Las Vegas. The For-A Corporation of America will showcase the FVW-500HS HD/SD Video Writer

23/02/2009 Subtitling Solutions Alliance Revealed
SysMedia, leading specialist in subtitling solutions and content management and production systems for interactive TV and teletext, has formed a multi-level strategic alliance with Icareus, specialist

20/02/2009 ITV 'Reports' On Sony
ITV News has announced that it has armed its globe-trotting reporters with 68 HDV-Z5Es, Sony's innovative and flexible hybrid broadcast camera. Described as being lightweight, unobtrusive and intuit

20/02/2009 Jobs In Jeopardy At ITV
Hundreds of jobs are in jeopardy and ITV Studios are set to be cutback as the broadcaster announces full-year results in March. ITV is believed to be struggling to service its £2.6bn pension fund, a