Broadcast News Archive for February, 2009
12/02/2009 MILOS Launches New Screen Support System
Trussing manufacturer MILOS launches a new free-standing LED screen support system, with an impressive weight loading of 2.5 tonnes, offering a maximum 7 metre span and heights of up to 7 metres. Thi

12/02/2009 Minder Back In Action
Channel Five's remake of a classic TV series has kicked off successfully. Minder, which became a household favourite in the 1980s, originally stared George Cole as picaresque businessman Arthur Daley

12/02/2009 Pioneer Investigates Snow Devastation For Channel 4
Pioneer Productions has received a fast-track commission from Channel 4 to make 'Snowstorm: Britain's Big Freeze', a documentary looking at the UK's extraordinary snowfall in February 2009. 'Snowstor

12/02/2009 Tektronix Showcases Video And Audio T&M Solutions At BVE 2009
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, will demonstrate a broad range of video and audio test solutions at Broadcast Video Expo 2009, which takes

11/02/2009 Academy Award Best Motion Picture Nominees 'Milk' And 'Frost/Nixon' Shot With Cooke S4 Lenses
Cooke Optics, a premier manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, has announced that its S4 lenses were used to shoot 'Milk' and 'Frsot/Nixon', the critically acclaimed films p

11/02/2009 Discretix, DiBcom & Expway Demonstrate Complete Mobile TV Reference Design At 2009 Mobile World Congress
Three leaders in the burgeoning Mobile TV market - DiBcom, Expway and Discretix - has announced the debut of an end-to-end, standards-based Mobile TV reference design, that will be on display at the 2

11/02/2009 ITV Sport And 021 Television Use EVS' Integration With Apple Final Cut Pro
ITV and 021 Television, their primary Outside Broadcast supplier, have chosen EVS for broadcasting both Champions League football and darts, due in great measure to EVS' ability to integrate fluently

11/02/2009 Latens And Minerva Extend Close Integration Of CAS And IPTV Middleware
Latens and Minerva Networks have announced that the two companies have renewed and extended their partnership to provide IPTV solutions in the Americas. To date, both companies have been highly succe

11/02/2009 Omneon Spectrum Media Server Supports 96 Languages For Church Global Broadcasts
Omneon, a leading provider of media server and active storage systems, has announced that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has implemented an Omneon Spectrum media server system for pla

11/02/2009 Solid State Logic C100 HD-S Broadcast Consoles Destined For Budapest
Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced the sale of three C100 HD-S broadcast audio consoles, each equipped with the "Blackrock" processor, together with an SSL "MORSE" system, to Duna Televízió (Duna T

11/02/2009 Tannoy's Double Scoop At InAVation Awards 2009
Pioneering loudspeaker manufacturer Tannoy picked up an important gong at the recent EMEA+ InAVation Awards 2009, held at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam on the even of the Integrated Systems Europe Show

11/02/2009 The 49th Monte-Carlo TV Festival Launches The TV Xchanges
The Monte-Carlo Television Festival launches the TV Xchanges, a new initiative for 2009. The Monte-Carlo TV Xchanges, a two-day conference, will take place from June 9 -10, 2009, within the 49th edit

10/02/2009 'Mesrine' Up For Ten Césars
A double feature about the life of French gangster Jacques Mesrine has been nominated for ten Césars, including a Best Cinematography nom for DDA DP Robert Gantz. The twin features, entitled 'Mesrine

10/02/2009 Chyron At CABSAT
For web, mobile, HD, 3D and newsroom integration solutions, Chyron continues to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics and has proven itself as a leader in the industry with sophisticated

10/02/2009 Compix Media At NAB 2009
Compix Media, a global provider of powerful and cost effective character generator (CG) systems and applications for the television, video, production, sports and IPTV markets, will be exhibiting at N

10/02/2009 Concrete Post Produced Credit Crisis 3D Piggy Bank For BBC Panorama Documentary
Concrete has just completed 3D post-production work for an introductory title sequence, which leads into the latest BBC ONE Panorama documentary titled "Tax Me If You Can" presented by Jeremy Vine. T

10/02/2009 Framestore Scoops Two Top Awards At Imagina 2009
This year's Imagina Awards, held in Monte Carlo on February 5, 2009, saw Framestore win two of the nine awards. The company's work on 'The Dark Knight' - which included the astonishing digital make-u

10/02/2009 Moog Appoints Source As New UK Distributor
Source Distribution has announced its appointment as the new distributor for the legendary Moog brand, covering the territories of the UK & Ireland. Effective immediately, Source will supply all Moog

10/02/2009 Nobeo Installs Riedel Artist In Latest HD Truck
A German broadcast service provider, Nobeo, has equipped its new 16 camera HD truck with a digital intercom matrix from Riedel Communications. The truck maintains the same high standards of nobeo's

10/02/2009 Signiant Demonstrates Cost Savings For Content Aggregators At BVE 2009
Signiant, the leading developer of content distribution management solutions, will demonstrate the proven cost-and time-saving benefits of its Content Distribution Management (CDM) software on Stand B

09/02/2009 Belfast Actress Battles Triffids
The BBC is about to go 'back to the future' with shooting starting in March on a modern adaptation of the best selling post-apocalyptic novel The Day Of The Triffids. The two-part 90-minute drama, pr

09/02/2009 Defend Your Digital Content With Primera's New PTProtect Software
Primera Technology, a leading developer and manufacturer of CD, DVD and Blu-ray disc duplication and printing equipment, has announced its new PTProtect Software. PTProtect is seamlessly integrated

09/02/2009 DMC Adopts Signiant's Content Distribution Management Software
Signiant, a leading developer of content distribution management solutions, has announced that the Amsterdam-based Digital Media Centre (DMC), one of Europe's leading broadcast and advanced media faci

09/02/2009 Festival Of Film Toasted In Dublin
It's to be a busy time for the movie world, with both the Dublin International Film Festival taking place (12-22nd) and the Irish Film & Television Awards being broadcast live on Saturday 14th Februar

09/02/2009 Seven Baftas For 'Slumdog Millionaire'
British movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' swept to success at last night's Baftas, picking up seven awards, including Best Picture. The movie, which tells the story of a young boy from the slums of Mumbai