Broadcast News Archive for February, 2009
09/02/2009 SGL At NAB 2009
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of Content Archive and Storage Management software solutions, will be exhibiting at NAB 2009 in Las Vegas at Stand: SU8508. At NAB SGL will demonstra

09/02/2009 Tom & Mark Reveal One Of Coke's Secret Ingredients
Tom & Mark have drawn inspiration from the world of comic books for their ice cool "Coke Secret Ingredient Swelter Stopper" spot. The new initiative, being revealed in North America, but possibly ext

09/02/2009 TSL At NAB 2009
TSL will be exhibiting at NAB 2009 in Las Vegas at Stand: SU7917. The products being shown at NAB include: Multichannel Audio Monitoring: The PAM1-3G8 is the world's most comprehensive and compact

06/02/2009 BBC Apology Over Uncensored Bale Rant
The BBC has apologised after an uncensored version of a leaked tape of actor Christian Bale swearing was played on BBC One's Breakfast programme. The tape, which features Bale angrily berating a coll

06/02/2009 International Datacasting Corporation Selected By Arqiva
International Datacasting Corporation, a leader in providing advanced solutions for the distribution of broadband multimedia content via satellite, has announced that is has received an initial order

06/02/2009 KEO Takes Theroux To Japan In First Commission For BBC4
KEO Films has announced a foray into Japanese culture with two new commissions for BBC4, bringing 'In Search of Wabi Sabi' and 'Japan Fish' to BBC4's Japan season. 'In Search of Wabi Sabi' examines n

06/02/2009 Miranda Appoints Brasvideo As Sole Authorised Distributor In Brazil
Miranda Technologies has appointed Brasvideo as its sole authorised distributor in Brazil, responsible for supporting Miranda's full range of broadcast and professional video products. Nestor Schpali

06/02/2009 Nordisk Film TV World Signs Up New Recruits For Sex Academy
Top Scandinavian distributor, Nordisk Film TV World, has announced substantial sales success of its eye-opening factual series and format 'Sex Academy'. Sales of the 20 x 60 min finished programme ha

06/02/2009 Orad And Ross Join Forces To Increase Production Efficiency
Orad Hi-Tec Systems and Ross Video have announced an integrated solution with Orad's Maestro graphic system and Ross' OverDrive Automated Production Control (APC) system. With the new integrated solu

06/02/2009 Sound Investment - BBC Post Production Launches New 5.1 Suite
BBC Post Production is launching a second 5.1 sound suite, the Blue Theatre, in response to a growing customer demand for 5.1 mixing and to support the BBC's HD channel requirements. BBC HD coverage

06/02/2009 Spain's Uveauve Group Purchases Kahuna Switcher
Snell & Wilcox has announced that Spain's Uveauve group has integrated the Kahuna SD/HD multiformat production switcher into its newest OB van to enable effortless handling of various SD and HD inputs

06/02/2009 Thatcher BBC Documentary Gets 'Go-Ahead'
The BBC has reportedly commissioned a documentary by Carol Thatcher, based on her mother's life, amid a furore over a comment made by the former-Prime Minister's daughter. Earlier this week, Ms That

06/02/2009 Top Director Announced As Festival Spokesperson
Rushes Soho Shorts are reported to be 'both excited and delighted' to welcome British film writer and director Paul Andrew Williams as spokesperson for this year's festival. Paul Andrew Williams, wri

05/02/2009 Apology After Adverts Interrupt FA Cup Goal
ITV boss Michael Grade has apologised to viewers watching last night's FA Cup game after adverts were shown over the only goal in the Merseyside derby. Many viewers missed Everton's Dan Gosling's ext

05/02/2009 HaiVision At NAB
HaiVision, a leading manufacturer of high-performance H.264 network video solutions for HD and SD, will be at NAB 2009 in Las Vegas. Products being demonstrated at the show include the MAKO-HD codec,

05/02/2009 NHK Deploys New Streambox HD/SD Encoder For IP-Based News Contribution
Streambox has announced the launch of the portable Streambox SBT3-9500 Video Transport Encoder, the latest in the company's family of next-generation solutions for integrated HD/SD newsgathering and

05/02/2009 OmniTek To Reveal CIE Colour Chart Analysis At NAB
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has announced it is to show its new CIE Colour Chart analysis functionality for the OTM 1000 3Gb/s waveform monitor, signal analyser and generator

05/02/2009 Riedel Communications Opens UK Office At Pinewood Studios
Germany-based manufacturer and rental service provider of advanced digital intercom, radio and fibre solutions, Riedel Communications, has opened a dedicated UK office. The office, located at Pinewoo

05/02/2009 RTS Telex Exhibits New Key Panel At BVE 2009
RTS is the leading designer and manufacturer of communications systems for broadcasting. International broadcasters, outside broadcast companies and studio operators use RTS intercom products for day

05/02/2009 Winslet Reaps Reader Reward
There's no stopping Kate Winslet who has scooped another award for her movie performances in both The Reader and Revolutionary Road. The Oscar-nominated star won Actress of the Year for her performan

05/02/2009 XL Video Continues With The Kings
XL Video UK is supplying MiTrix screens, 290 HD VersaTUBES, camera/PPU, Catalyst digital media servers and crew to the Kings of Leon "Only By The Night" tour. The show features an inventive and origi

05/02/2009 XOrbit Showcases New Systems At NAB 2009
XOrbit will be showcasing new captioning and signal monitoring systems at NAB 2009 in Las Vegas. Products being demonstrated at NAB include AdSmart, the RTX Series and ProofPositive. AdSmart makes d

04/02/2009 APRS & AES Team Up For Munich... And Beyond...
UK exhibitors at the forthcoming AES Convention at the M.O.C. Munich (May 8 - 10) will be able to take advantage of the unique relationship between the APRS, the AES and UKTI, the branch of the UK gov

04/02/2009 Audio Network Arrives In Canada
Audio Network, a leading music producer and supplier with offices in London, New York and Sydney, has opened a new office in Toronto, to provide their highest standards of customer service to its grow

04/02/2009 Boxer At BroadCast Video Expo
Boxer, a provider of systems integration services, will be at Broadcast Video Expo in London's Earls Court, between February 17-19, with triple the stand size as they have so many products to demonstr