Broadcast News Archive for March, 2009
13/03/2009 Polecam Breaks Record For Fastest-Long-Reach-Rig-On-Ice
Wiesbaden-based Martin Mueller, a Polecam owner/operator since 1998, has taken Polecam to new extremes with a Polecam mounted on a small tripod at the back of a snowmobile. He and his rig reached 60

13/03/2009 Primera Announces Full-Colour POS Printer
Primera Technology, a leading manufacturer of specialty colour printers, has announced its new PX450e Colour Printer. PX450e is a compact, full-colour printer designed for use at retail point-of-sale

13/03/2009 Red Central Launches Campaign To Make Entertainment Brands Recession Savvy
In response to the global economic crisis, brand performance expert, Red Central, has launched a new campaign to help entertainment and celebrity brands out-manoeuvre the global recession and maximise

13/03/2009 Røde Microphones Deliver For Award-Winning Photojournalist
Over the years, London-based Edmond Terakopian has build an impressive reputation as a leading photojournalist, having been named Photographer Of The Year in the 2006 British Press Awards. But as new

13/03/2009 Screen Machine On The Way To The Maes!
Caernarfon's newly revamped main square Y Maes is set to be transformed into a screening venue between March 25-27 as part of the 30th Celtic Media Festival's community outreach programme. The Screen

12/03/2009 Award-Winning Foley Artist John Simpson Comes Home To Fairlight
Multiple award-winning Foley artist John Simpson, who was worked with many top directors including Baz Luhrmann and Peter Weir, has invested in a new two-bay Fairlight Constellation XCS console with f

12/03/2009 Bitcentral Adds New General Manager To Head International Oasis Media Marketplace Sales
Bitcentral, a leading provider of news production, archiving and distribution solutions to television stations, has announced that Alex Keighley has joined the company as the General Manager for Europ

12/03/2009 Chyron HyperX2 Graphics Systems In NBA All-Star HD 3D Extravaganza
Chyron has announced that its HyperX2 graphic system was instrumental in providing HD 3D graphics for the live broadcast of NBA All-Star Saturday Night on February 14 in conjunction with the NBA, TNT

12/03/2009 ITV Global Scoops Up BBC Children's Favourite 'Big And Small' For ITV DVD
ITV DVD, the UK home entertainment label at ITV Global Entertainment has secured the UK DVD rights for Big and Small, the top rating BBC Children's series, voiced by actor and comedian Lenny Henry pro

12/03/2009 New Crane Song's Egret From KMR
Audio consultancy and equipment supplier KMR Audio has announced the availability in the UK of the new Egret from US manufacturer Crane Song. Egret is a highly flexible workstation back end. It conta

12/03/2009 SADiE And Prism Sound Make Jealoustown Studios State-Of-The Art
Dunshaughlin-based Jealoustown Recording Studios, situated about half an hour north west of Dublin, has invested in a range of SADiE and Prism Sound equipment to help take its studio offering up to th

12/03/2009 Soho Editors Training Launches 'Interactive Opportunity'
Soho Editors Training are holding an interactive opportunity to discover the latest workflow technologies in acquisition, assets, archive and air. There will be informed presentations from key indust

12/03/2009 Sony And Reald To Provide Complete 3D Digital Cinema System For Exhibitors
Sony And Reald To Provide Complete 3D Digital Cinema System For Exhibitors Sony Electronics and RealD are working together to provide exhibitors with 3D digital cinema systems that combine a single S

12/03/2009 Sony Expands Family Of XDCAM HD422 Products With New High-Definition Field Recorder
The expanding family of Sony's XDCAM HD422 Professional Disc system now includes a new high-definition field recorder, model PDW-HR1. This mobile unit is designed as the ideal ENG/EFP complement for

12/03/2009 Triveni Digital To Showcase Mobile DTV Extension For GuideBuilder
Triveni Digital will participate in the ATSC Mobile DTV Pavilion at the 2009 NAB Show, demonstrating a new GuideBuilder software extension that gives broadcasters both terrestrial and mobile DTV funct

11/03/2009 Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) Provide Stunning Views Over Nature's Great Events
Receiving recognition for its excellence in film-making, the BBC's six-part documentary series, Nature's Great Events, currently being aired features aerial footage shot using the state-of-the-art HD

11/03/2009 Audio Precision Demonstrates New Broadcast Test & Chip-Level Interface At NAB 2009
Audio Precision, a leader in audio test and measurement, will be demonstrating two significant product updates at NAB along with their existing range of audio analysers. The new updates are a new Dig

11/03/2009 Bronson 'Addresses' Audience At Movie Premier
One of Britain's most notorious prisoners, Charles Bronson, is to make a plea for freedom just hours after making a controversial message at the premier of a film detailing his life. The family of th

11/03/2009 BTX Selected As US Distributor For Dataprobe's iBoot And iBootBar Remote Reboot And Power Management Solutions
BTX Technologies has announced that it has partnered with Dataprobe, an innovator of system disaster prevention, disaster recovery and remote site management technologies, as US A/V and broadcast mark

11/03/2009 Christie At Heart Of Digital Revolution In Holland's First VPF-Funded Roll-Out
Christie, a leader in digital cinema projection, has announced that it has been selected to fit 68 Christie 2K DLP Cinema projection systems in the exclusive agreement between the Amsterdam Booking Co

11/03/2009 Custom Consoles Completes Major Bespoke Furniture Contract For Discovery Channel
Custom Consoles has announced the completion of a contract for six fully-bespoke technical desks which have been installed at the London studios of Discovery Channel in Discovery House, Chiswick. Th

11/03/2009 DCD Rights Premieres Richard Hammond's Blast Lab At MIPTV 2009
Leading UK distributor DCD Rights, formally NBDtv/DCD Media, is bringing hot new kids property, Richard Hammond's Blast Lab, to MIPTV in Cannes later this month. The series marks Richard Hammond and

11/03/2009 SADiE Helps Classical Producer Viggo Mangor
Danish producer and lutenist Viggo Mangor is receiving rave reviews in the classical music press for his recording of Carl Nielsen's chamber music - the second volume in a mini series released on the

11/03/2009 Sony Expands Line Of LCD Monitors For High-End Broadcast And Video Production
Sony is expanding its line of TRIMASTER LCD monitors for critical evaluation and broadcast video production with two new models. The PVM-L2300 23-inch broadcast-grade monitor is the newest entry in t

11/03/2009 YouTube Blocks British Music Videos In Licensing Row
Thousands of music videos are to be blocked from the YouTube website, after Google blocked viewings during a dispute over licensing. YouTube - the third most visited website in the UK after Google an