Broadcast News Archive for February, 2009
17/02/2009 On2 Technologies' VP7 Video Codec Selected By 21ViaNet
On2 Technologies, a leader in video compression solutions, has announced that it has licensed its VP7 video codec to 21ViaNet (China). Founded in 1996, 21ViaNet is the leading carrier-neutral IDC ser

17/02/2009 Rycote Secure Large Order Down Under
Thanks to its long-standing Australian distributor Syntec, Rycote, the UK-based microphone windshield specialist, has secured a sizeable order for nearly 70 windshield kits from one of Australia's new

17/02/2009 TVC Installs Riedel Intercom Matrix In Its HD OB Truck
The Russian TV network TVC ordered an intercom solution from Riedel Communications for its first 14 camera HD OB truck. The heart of the installation is an Artist 64 digital matrix intercom mainfram

17/02/2009 Verity Systems Ship Auto-Loading Blu-ray Disc Duplicators & Publishers
Verity Systems, a leading manufacturer of disc publishing equipment, has announced the release of their professional, disc duplicating and printing systems for Blu-ray disc media with the launch of th

17/02/2009 Writer Slams BBC Over Local Content
A row has broken out over a claim by a Belfast writer that the BBC is 'failing' to commission enough new drama from Northern Ireland. Tim Loane - who writes for the new series of Minder - has launche

16/02/2009 Ascent 142 Land Jet Omoshebi
Ascent 142 has announced that Jet Omoshebi will be joining its expanding creative team to work on drama and feature output. Omoshebi leaves Pepper Post 2008 where she has been Senior Colourist since

16/02/2009 ATG Broadcast Completes Twin-Studio Refit At TV4 Sweden
ATG Broadcast has completed the latest in a series of projects for Sweden's largest independent television channel, TV4. Awarded on the basis of competitive tender, the new order encompasses the rep

16/02/2009 Blackmagic Design Demonstrate New Video Capture Cards at BVE
Blackmagic Design has announced they will showcase their new award winning product line including the new DeckLink HD Extreme, new DeckLink Studio and new DeckLink SDI shown for the first time to the

16/02/2009 Feature Film Thriller Requires Investors
'The Five Murders Of John Dawley' is a new British independent feature film, written and directed by Lailaa Carr, produced by David Woods and featuring Axelle Carolyn ('Doomsday', 'The Descent 2') amo

16/02/2009 Informetrics Installs HD Mate Scalers To Enhance TPG's Virtual Leasing Centre
Across From a 26-5 acre construction site in El Segundo, California, Thomas Properties Group (TPG) opened the doors to their state-of-the-art interactive leasing centre for prospective tenants. At t

16/02/2009 PFL Finishes Stroke Awareness Campaign For COI
Prime Focus London has completed the post-production on a new ad campaign which is aimed at raising awareness of the symptoms of a stroke. Production company Annex Films, working on behalf of the Ce

16/02/2009 Renee Wows Berlin Film Premier
A hotly-tipped new movie, starring Texas-born movie star Renee Zellweger, almost didn't make it to a major German film festival. 'My One And Only' was a last-minute entry at the Berlin Festival, wher

16/02/2009 Zeiss DigiPrime And DigiZoom Lenses Capture Benjamin Button
Pioneering director David Fincher and cinematographer Claudio Miranda have earned numerous prestigious award nominations for the motion picture 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'. Fincher's epic u

13/02/2009 Enhance Technology Unveils The New Multi-Drive Backplane Storage Enclosures
Enhance technology has introduced the new StorPack S23T/S34T/S35T Series which unleash the new black & silver TeraStor Series T-shaped tray design that takes advantage of the embedded light pipes to t

13/02/2009 GDT Announces H.264XE Silicon IP Core
System design company Global Digital Technologies has announced a new product in the family of advanced video compression IPs, the H264XE. H.264XE is a highly integrated silicon IP core offering H.26

13/02/2009 Noise Industries Rolls out FxFactory 2.0.6
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast markets, has announced the release of FxFactory 2.0.6 for Adobe After Effects CS3/cs4, Apple Final Cut Studio a

13/02/2009 ON-AIR Systems Enhances Its 'Channel In A Box' Solution, PlayKast
The latest version of playKast, ON-AIR Systems' channel in a box solution, is now available and ready for shipping. With numerous software enhancements, playKast 4.14 brings even more functionality t

13/02/2009 Panasonic Announces New High-Resolution BT-LH2550E
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of its new high-resolution BT-LH2550E LCD HD production monitor. With a full 1920 x 1200-pixel In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel, the 25.5" LCD product

13/02/2009 PNY To Showcase NVIDIA Graphics Cards At BVE 2009
PNY Technologies has announced its presence at the Broadcast Video Expo from February 17 - 19, the technology event for broadcast, AV and new media. PNY will be demonstrating its new generation NVID

13/02/2009 Re:fine Bolsters Management With Head Of Operations
Newly rebranded content processing and re-purposing business re:fine, encompassing the companies previously known as 24-7DVD, Vode and Caseys Film and Video, has added a key player to strengthen its e

13/02/2009 XL Video Wins 2009 TPi Award
XL Video has won its sixth Total Production International Award (TPi) for 'Favourite Video Services Company' of the year. The 2009 TPi Awards - which recognise the industry's most innovative and ambi

12/02/2009 Camera Corps To Launch The Q-Ball At NAB 2009
Camera Corps has chosen the National Association of Broadcasters' April 2009 Convention in Las Vegas as a launch platform for the highly innovative new Q-Ball HD remote camera system. The Q-Ball is d

12/02/2009 Escape Studios Launch New Online Course
Learn the art of mixing computer generated objects into real-life footage with "Camera Tracking for VFX", a new online course from Escape Studios, which delves into the professional camera tracking te

12/02/2009 KEO Explores Sissinghurst For BBC 4
KEO Films has announced that it has been commissioned by BBC4 to make 'Sissinghurst', a documentary series exploring the legacy and future of the world renowned Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens in Kent

12/02/2009 Media Distributors Delivers Remote Station For Grammys
Media Distributors, a leading provider of services, systems and products for professional audio and video production has announced that its Remote Station, a turnkey on-location post-production system