Broadcast News Archive for April, 2009
28/04/2009 OmniTek Reveals CIE Chart Analysis At NAB
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek showed its new CIE Colour Chart analysis functionality for the OTM 1000 3Gb/s waveform monitor, signal analyser and generator for the first time at

28/04/2009 PLASA And ABTT Announce Joint Initiative
The Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) and PLASA - the lead body for those working in the live events, entertainment and communication industries - have announce their intention to endo

28/04/2009 Solid State Logic Announces Integration Partnership With Ross Video
At NAB, leading media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL) announced a partnership with Ross Video to fully integrate the Ross OverDrive Production Control System, used to control video and au

28/04/2009 Sweden's Videoplaza Uses Akamai's Media Delivery Solution
A leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, Akamai Technologies, has announced that the leading provider of video marketing technology and services in Swe

28/04/2009 Tim Hunt Joins Freeview As New Director Of Marketing Communications
Freeview has appointed Tim Hunt as Director of Marketing Communications. Tim replaces Rob Farmer who joins ITV as Director of Viewer Marketing at the beginning of May. As Director of Marketing Comm

27/04/2009 Chyron Announces Partnership With Asseto
Chyron Corporation has announced a technology partnership with the Danish company Asseto as part of Chyron's Partner Program to provide targeted media creation system solutions and the best hands-on e

27/04/2009 Digital Projection Selected For London International Festival Of Science Fiction And Fantastic Film
The 8th Annual London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film has selected Emmy Award-winning manufacturer Digital Projection to supply Titan 1080p-700 projectors for this prestig

27/04/2009 Dolby And Arqiva Partner To Provide Electronic Delivery To Cinemas
Dolby Laboratories has launched Dolby Direct Distribution Services - a pan-european satellite content delivery network for digital cinemas. The service is provided in association with leading digital

27/04/2009 Harry Hill Named Best Entertainment Performer At Baftas
Comedian Harry Hill scooped the award for Best Entertainment Performance at the Baftas last night, for the second year running. Hill won the award for his TV Burp show, beating Jonathan Ross, Stephen

27/04/2009 MoFo Productions Upgrades With A Fairlight Xynergi
Damian Del Borrello, Head of MoFo Productions, describes himself as a 'tech geek', who demands as much from his studio equipment as his clients demand from him. With this philosophy in mind, he has c

27/04/2009 New HDTV To PAL & NTSC Converter From AV Toolbox
The AV Toolbox product range expands with the introduction of the new vs-223 YPbPr to CV/SV Down Converter. Designed to convert a variety of HDTV images, ranging from 480p to 1080p resolution, to int

27/04/2009 OmniTek Hails Success Of TQ-Lite Monitoring System At NAB
Innovative test and measurement manufacturer OmniTek has hailed the success of its entry-level HD/SD waveform monitor and data analyzer - the TQ Lite - with dozens of systems shipped to major US broad

27/04/2009 Prime Focus London Grades Gritty Urban Brit-flick Shifty
Shifty, Eran Creevy's much anticipated debut film, has been post produced by Prime Focus London. The Between the Eyes production, which was made with a budget of just £100,000, has already collected

27/04/2009 Richard Morrison Creates Title Sequence For 'Off Camera' Festival Of Independent Film
Award-winning film titles designer Richard Morrison created a title sequence for the second edition of International Festival of Independent Cinema 'Off Camera' in Krakow, Poland. Morrison, who has c

27/04/2009 Southern Cross Television Chooses Quantel for Move To Digital
Australian broadcaster Southern Cross Television has purchased two Quantel Newsbox HD systems to handle its complete news ingest, production and playout needs. One system will be installed at Southe

24/04/2009 Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank Confirmed For Cannes Competition
Fish Tank is Academy Award-winning writer and director Andrea Arnold's second feature following her 2006 Cannes Jury Prize winner, Red Road. The film has been selected for the Official Competition at

24/04/2009 Cannes Festival To Launch With 3-D Animation
While Quentin Tarantino returns to Cannes as part of a group of familiar faces at the world's biggest film festival, the 62nd festival will open for the first time with an animated feature. Up, a 3-D

24/04/2009 DVD Market Remains Strong For Refine With First Retail Blu-Ray
Newly rebranded DVD authoring business re:fine, previously known as 24-7DVD, has announced a batch of recent commissions to author and produce various DVD projects including its first Blu-Ray DVD titl

24/04/2009 First Sony Camcorder Based On HDCAM SR Format In Focus
Sony is unveiling the next generation of digital 24P technology, the SRW-9000 HDCAM SR camcorder. Designed for television, commercial and motion picture production, the new model combines the format'

24/04/2009 Jigsaw Appointed As VAR For Isilon Systems' Full Range Of Scale-Out NAS Solutions
One of the UK's leading supplier of specialist IT-based solutions and support services to the creative industries, Jigsaw Systems, has announced that it has been selected as a reseller of Isilon's sca

24/04/2009 Quantel And Spatial View Announce Stereo3D Technology Strategic Partnership
Quantel and Spatial View has announced that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership agreement that will make it easier and more cost-effective for content creators of any size to accel

24/04/2009 Sony Professional Helps TG4 Make Transition To Digital System
At NAB 2009, Sony Professional announced that the Irish National broadcaster, TG4, has selected Sony Professional to deliver and manager a major migration to digital asset management (DAM) technology.

24/04/2009 Sounding Out! The ABTT Theatre Show Gets Amplified
Audio will have a strong presence at this year's ABTT Theatre Show, with first-time exhibitors L Acoustics, the SSE Group and distributor Red Square Audio, Cuk-Audio, Loh Humm Audio, Midas alongside S

23/04/2009 AIR Mastering Takes Off With KMR
Audio Consultancy and Equipment supplier KMR Audio has supplied AIR Studios' new mastering facility with a range of top quality equipment to ensure the new service is second to none. When a top Londo

23/04/2009 Chyron And Atex Integrate Systems To Create A New On-Demand Broadcast Media Hub
Chyron and Atex have announced the integration of the Atex Polopoly Content manager and Polopoly Relationship Manager with Chyron's AXIS web-based content creation services. Polopoly represents a bes