Broadcast News Archive for April, 2009
03/04/2009 Prime Focus Grades Keira Knightley's Women's Aid Appeal
Atonement and Pirates Of The Caribbean star Keira Knightley has made a hard-hitting advert for the charity Women's Aid, which campaigns against violence aimed at women and children in the home. Now,

03/04/2009 Ross Video Appoints New Regional Sales Manager For South Central USA
Ross Video has announced the appointment of Kenneth Ostmo as Regional Sales Manager for South Central USA. Mr Ostmo will be based in Tulsa, Oklahoma and will report to Kyle Luther, National Sales Man

03/04/2009 Tapeless Workflow For Major News Operation In Turkey
Huzur Radyo TV, an affiliate of News Corporation Europe, will go on air with a multi-million euro tapeless news, production and playout system implemented by Grass Valley. As well as providing syste

03/04/2009 TMD Announces AmberFin Partnership
TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), which specialises in the development and delivery of solutions and services via its Mediaflex file-based content management system, has announced that it has established a t

02/04/2009 500 Hours Of South East Asia Success For ITV Global Entertainment
ITV Global Entertainment has announced sales of more than 500 hours of its multi-genre, high-quality programming to broadcasters and content platforms throughout South East Asia in a range of deals co

02/04/2009 Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) Working With This Year's Bafta Nominees
ACS is delighted to have been a key supplier to a number of productions that have been nominated for the upcoming Bafta Television Awards 2009. The company, a leading provider of specialist camera se

02/04/2009 BSkyB Executive To Present Keynote At NAB 2009
Gerry O'Sullivan, Director of strategic product at BSkyB, will give a keynote address and participate in a panel discussion with entertainment industry leaders on the future of 3DTV and alternative st

02/04/2009 Dolby Debuts 'Buy One Get One Free 3D Glasses' Offer At ShoWest 2009
At ShoWest 2009, Dolby Laboratories announced a limited-time "buy one get one free" Dolby 3D Glasses offer for exhibitors installing a new Dolby 3D Digital Cinema system. The special promotion will

02/04/2009 Irdeto Launches Universal Client DTA Security Solution
A leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, Irdeto, has announced the official launch of the Irdeto Universal Client DTA security solution for the North American

02/04/2009 Sony Opts Misses IBC To Concentrate On Customer Programme
Sony will not be exhibiting at this year's IBC in order to focus on a new customer engagement strategy, it has been announced. Sony Professional announced the launch of the strategy, called the Star

02/04/2009 Tektronix Cerify Developer Community Welcomes Fifteen More Members
A leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, Tektronix, has announced that fifteen more members have joined the Tektronix Cerify Developer Community (CDC) - AVECO,

02/04/2009 USC Equips New Cinema Arts Facility With Avid Audio And Video Solutions
Avid Technology has announced that the University of Southern California (USC) has opened a new 137,000 square foot state-of-the-art School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) complex, featuring more than 260 Avi

02/04/2009 Vikersund-TV Selects Telestream Episode For FIS World Cup Ski Jumping Web-TV
Telestream has announced that the company's new Windows-based Episode desktop media encoder was deployed by Vikersund-TV to provide web TV encoding for the FIS World Cup Ski Jumping competition which

02/04/2009 Wales Creative IP Fund Backs Rhys Ifans' Latest Lead Production
The Wales Creative IP Fund has invested in a £6 million feature film production starring Welsh actor Rhys Ifans in his portrayal of Howard Marks. The film is an adaptation of the best-selling autobio

01/04/2009 ADB And Evolution Digital Bring Tru2way To North American Small Cable Operators
Advanced Digital Broadcast, a leading supplier of technology to the global digital television industry, has announced that Evolution Digital, a leading distributor of digital solutions for bandwidth r

01/04/2009 Czech IPTV Provider MATTES AD Uses HaiVision H.264 MAKO Codec
A vendor of high definition (HD) H.264 TelePresence Codecs, HaiVision Network Video, has announced that the Czech Republic's MATTTES AD, a leader in the country's video-over-IP (VoIP) market, is using

01/04/2009 Dolby 3D Digital Cinema Delivers Large-Screen Capabilities
At ShoWest 20009, Dolby Laboratories announced that exhibitors will now have the ability to play back content using Dolby 3D Digital Cinema to provide a premium viewing experience in their largest aud

01/04/2009 HHB Celebrates 1,000th FlashMic Sold In Germany
With more than 10,000 units in use around the world, the FlashMic Digital Recording Microphone is already the interview recorder of choice for leading broadcasters including ABC Radio, Aljazeera, the

01/04/2009 ITV Global's Durham County Goes Worldwide As Season Two Launches
ITV Global has announced that the multi-award winning Canadian crime thriller Durham County has been acquired by more than 100 territories ahead of season two's market premiere at MIP TV 2009. Prepar

01/04/2009 Rushes And Itch Film Team Up For Hot Melts Promo
Following his successful run of videos to launch emerging British indie bands such as the Kaiser Chiefs, The Kooks and The Automatic, Itch director Charlie Paul's talents have been called upon again t

01/04/2009 Russian TV Goes For Chyron Graphics System
Chyron has announced that RTR, the multiple-channel Russian broadcaster and content provider with more than 80 affiliated regional bureaus and stations has purchased multiple Chyron LEX2 graphic syste

01/04/2009 S&T Brings Rock-Solid Interactive TV To Live Hits
Strategy & Technology (S&T), a leading specialist in digital interactive TV, has announced that its powerful TSBroadcaster2 interactive play-out appliance is being used by Comcast Media Centre's HITS

01/04/2009 SD Transmission Chain Trade-In Offer From OmniBus
OmniBus Systems has announced a trade-in offer for broadcasters looking for a cost-effective way of replacing their legacy transmission chain equipment. For a limited period, OmniBus is offering a ge