Broadcast News Archive for March, 2009
24/03/2009 Sysmedia Powers Subtitling In 23 Languages On EU Parliament TV
Mostra, which last year won the contract to supply the audio-visual services behind EuroparlTV, the European Parliament's web TV news services, has successfully deployed SysMedia's WinCAPS software to

24/03/2009 The Camera Crew Launches
Mike Dugdale, an experienced, respected and much credited television camera operator has joined forces with agency manager Helen Brown to form The Camera Crew. Together they have created a TV diary s

24/03/2009 VMMa Establishes Streamlined Resource Planning And Cost Tracking With ScheduALL
ScheduALL has announced that Vlaamse Media Maatschapplj (VMMa), a leading Belgian television broadcaster focused on providing services to the Flanders region, has implemented ScheduALL's Enterprise Re

23/03/2009 BBC Scotland Ballot Given More Time As Talks Continue
A vote on industrial action in the BBC Scotland's operation is to get a new deadline. The move is said to be to allow ongoing talks between the BBC management and the union room to continue. Trade u

23/03/2009 BBC Strike Looms
An industrial relations battle is hotting up as thousands of BBC journalists across the nation are ready to hold two days of strike action. TV, radio and online news will be disrupted on Friday 3 Apr

23/03/2009 Broadcasters Accused Of Bad Faith On Sharing Resource Plan
Media and entertainment union BECTU and the journalists' union the NUJ have joined forces to accuse both the BBC and ITV of "bad faith" following their confirmation of plans to share regional news res

23/03/2009 Can Communicate Chooses Quantel To Handle Stereo3D Upsurge
The UK's leading full-servicce Stereo3D production and post production company, Can Communicate, has purchased a Stereo3D-equipped Quantel Pablo 4K non-linear colour correction and finishing system.

23/03/2009 Digital Rights Group Wins Rights To Sell Me The Answer
Leading multiplatform distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has announced that it has fought off tough competition to win the format distribution rights to new entertainment show Sell Me the Answer.

23/03/2009 Neeson's Saddest Role As He Carries Wifes' Coffin
The big screen star Liam Neeson has said a final farewell to his late wife at her funeral in New York. In the star's saddest role, he carried his own wife's coffin during the ceremony at the weekend.

23/03/2009 Signiant At NAB 2009
Signiant, a leading developer of content distribution management solutions, will be demonstrating how companies - from international broadcasters to entertainment companies - save time and money while

23/03/2009 Studio Tonmeister Adds Xynergi MPC To Its List Of Fairlight Equipment
Studio Tonmeister, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, has invested in a Fairlight Xynergi Media Production Centre. The new Xynergi MPC, which was supplied by Fairlight's German distribu

20/03/2009 Anton/Bauer Introduces QR-EX3 Gold Mount At NAB 2009
Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world's premier provider of professional camera batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems, is unveiling its new QR-EX3 Gold Mount fo

20/03/2009 Ascent Media Announces Management Changes
Ascent Media, a leading provider of creative, technical and distribution services to the media and entertainment industries, has announced two changes to its London-based sales and business developmen

20/03/2009 DGP Owner Gareth Mullaney Buys Rainbow Post
New DGP owner Gareth Mullaney has made his second post facility purchase in the space of a fortnight. Having picked up DGP last week, Mullaney has now bought 100% of the shareholding of Rainbow Post,

20/03/2009 FOR-A Flies In Kazakhstan
FOR-A UK has supplied 10 HVS-500HS HANABI portable 1 M/E video mixers for RTRK, Kazakhstan's national broadcaster. These compact one-box mixers, installed in flyaway packs for transport around the co

20/03/2009 International Datacasting Corporation's 3D Live Digital Cinema Technology Showcased
A global leader in providing advanced solution for the distribution of broadband multimedia content via satellite, International Datacasting Corporation, has announced the successful demonstrations of

20/03/2009 MOOV Serves Up Chyron HyperX2 Graphics For ATP World Tour
Chyron has announced that two flagship HyperX2 graphic systems are now in use by UK broadcast graphics specialist "MOOV" to create on-air graphics for the new series of ATP World Tour tennis tournamen

20/03/2009 Pixel Power Announces BrandMaster - The First Branding Switcher
Pixel Power has announced the launch of the world's first branding switcher - BrandMaster - a new product family that seamlessly integrates a complete master control switcher with broadcast graphics f

20/03/2009 Turner Latin America Signs Up For ITV Global Entertainment's Hollywood Movies
ITV Global Entertainment has announced the acquisition package of ten Hollywood movies by Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Latin America. The Hollywood television movies will premiere on Infinito, a

19/03/2009 Actress Natasha Richardson Dies After Ski Fall
British actress Natasha Richardson has died in hospital after suffering a serious head injury in a skiing accident. The 45-year-old daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave, fell during a lesson on a nur

19/03/2009 APT Licensing Sells Its Hardware Business To Audemat Broadcast Equipment Group
Audemat and APT Licensing have jointly announced that the broadcast hardware division of APT has been sold to the Audemat group of broadcast equipment providers. APT, the Belfast-based manufacturer o

19/03/2009 Fast Forward Video Moves Headquarters To Larger Location
To accommodate rapid growth and increased global demand for its state-of-the-art digital video recorder (DVR) products, Fast Forward Video (FFV) is relocating to a larger headquarters while staying in

19/03/2009 Gefen Announces 8x4 CAT-5 HDMI Matrix
Gefen's new 8x4 CAT-5 HDMI Matrix performs both matrix switching and signal extension, offering a convenient method of system integration. Installers seeking an easy, plug and play method of accessin

19/03/2009 IPV Selects Shaf Broadcast To Support Growth For Browse Technology In India
IPV, a global leader and the largest independent supplier of low bit-rate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, has announced that it has appointed Shaf Bro

19/03/2009 Latens And Pixsan Integrate MHEG-5 Open Standards Middleware Platform
Latens, a leader in software Conditional Access and Middleware for digital Pay TV, has partnered with Pixsan to provide the most cost effective MHEG-5 middleware solution for Cable operators. Demonst