Broadcast News Archive for February, 2009
20/02/2009 NAB Visitors Numbers Dwindle
What is arguably the biggest and most important single trade expo in the broadcasting world, NAB in Las Vegas is feeling the economic draught. While more than 70 new exhibitors will showcase the lates

20/02/2009 Sony Successful At BVE
Sony used February's Broadcast Video Expo 2009 to review its range of HD solutions. Visitors to Sony's stand saw a vast array of broadcast solutions that meet every budgetary and production requireme

20/02/2009 Sound Design Invests In Fairlight Xynergi Technology
Located on the historic 100-year-old Hollywood Centre Studios lot, Sound Design Corporation is a digital audio post production facility that specialises in all types of programming. These include var

20/02/2009 Telestream Adds Capabilities
A system that aims to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed, Telestream's ScreenFlow screencasting application, is going from strength to strength.

20/02/2009 Thompson Made 'Reasonable' Decision On Gaza Appeal
BBC Director-General Mark Thompson (pictured) made a "reasonable" decision in deciding not to broadcast an humanitarian aid appeal for Gaza, the BBC Trust has ruled. ITV, Channel 4 and Channel Five s

20/02/2009 Toolfarm Expands
A leading source of content, community and commerce for professional visual effects and motion graphics plug-ins,, has announced the acquisition of assets from online plug-in retailer Plu

19/02/2009 Altered Images Announces Major Production For NBC Universal Global Networks
Altered Images, a leading reseller of technology for the television production and corporate communications industries, has announced the completion of a major project for NBC Universal Global Network

19/02/2009 CNBC Asia Chooses Ross Vision For Digital News Studio
CNBC Asia has invested in Ross Video's Vision QMD/X Multi-Definition production switcher line with a Vision 4 Control Panel and Vision 3.5 Chassis configuration to enhance their main news production s

19/02/2009 EditShare Expands Dealer Network With Planet PC
EditShare, a leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, has announced the addition of Planet PC in West Yorkshire as a certified EditShare dealer. Tara Montford,

19/02/2009 Fast Forward Video Names Harry Glass As Vice President Of Sales
Fast Forward Video (FFV) has announced that it has named Harry Glass as the company's new Vice President of Sales. Glass brings 27 years of industry experience to his new role, in which he will be re

19/02/2009 Pilat Media Launches 'Business Evolution Framework'
Pilat Media, a leading provider of business management software to the media industry, has announced that it has designed a new framework for managing media companies' business operations, which will

19/02/2009 WWII Backdrop For BBC Drama
Filming for a new BBC World War II drama is now underway with scenes being shot in Northern Ireland this week before heading to the sunnier setting of Jamaica for the next location. London-based Ruby

19/02/2009 X20 Media Introduces New Xpresenter Xe All-In-One, Stand-Alone Digital Signage System
X20 Media, a leading provider of digital signage technology, network management and content services, has announced the introduction of the Xpresenter Xe, an all-in-one, stand-alone digital signage sy

19/02/2009 XL Video On The Brits 2009
For the seventh consecutive year, XL Video supplied screens, projection, an HD PPU and control for the 2009 Brit Awards which were presented by comedians Matthew Horne and James Corden, together with

18/02/2009 Flame TV Uncovers Driberg Truth In First BBC Four Commission
Popular factual and lifestyle producer, Flame TV, has received their first commission from BBC Four for 'Who was Tom Driberg?', a documentary about the infamous former Chairman of the Labour Party and

18/02/2009 High Level TV Provides Bird's Eye View At Broadcast Video Expo
High Level TV, a unique service in the field of film/TV production and outside broadcast programme making, launched yesterday at Broadcast Video Expo on stand OB2. Delivering sophisticated aerial vid

18/02/2009 Inition Launch New 3D HD Video Processing Unit 'StereoBrain' At BVE
Broadcast Video Expo has seen the unveiling of the StereoBrain (SB-1), a new 3D HD video processing unit developed for use in stereoscopic 3D production and broadcast. The StereoBrain Processor (SB-1

18/02/2009 Picturesque Port Gets Starring Role In BBC Drama
A picturesque Co Down seaside village is 'in focus' today as it being used as the location for a BBC drama. It's the second time in 18 months that Portaferry has provided the backdrop for a national

18/02/2009 Prime Focus Appoints Michael Constantine As Director of Global Marketing
To help continue the company's rapid global expansion, Prime Focus Group, one of the world's largest integrated Visual Entertainment Services companies, has hired Michael Constantine as Director of Gl

18/02/2009 Th1ng Directs Commercial For Air Wick
th1ng, the award-winning mixed media and animation studio, has created a TV spot for Air Wick advertising commissioned by Euro RSCG London. The commercial was directed by Andy Powell and breaks on na

18/02/2009 Vinten's Website Covers All The Angles
Vinten, a Vitec Group brand, has transformed the routine process of product searching on the internet with its brand new website. With improved navigation and a distinctively clean look, the site off

18/02/2009 Wohler Names Jeff McNall Manager of National Sales And Market Development
Wohler Technologies has announced the appointment of Jeff McNall as manager of national sales and market development. In his new position with Wohler, McNall will liaise with the company's engineeri

17/02/2009 Hunger 'Massacres' Opposition At Irish Film Awards
It was a St Valentine's night 'massacre' as a film based on the final days of hunger striker Bobby Sands virtually annihilated the opposition at the Irish Film and Television Awards. Hollywood actor

17/02/2009 JMR Brings Power Of BluStor To 2009 Hollywood Post Alliance Technology Retreat
JMR Electronics, a leading value provider of scalable storage systems for video and data intensive applications, will showcase their recently introduced BlueStor RAID storage systems at the 2009 Holly

17/02/2009 OmniTek Delivers 3Gb/s Test Equipment
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek, which is exhibiting at Broadcast Video Expo (Stand: 144), has announced it has delivered the new OTM 1000 3Gb/s waveform monitor, signal analyser