Broadcast News Archive for August, 2009
14/08/2009 Blue Peter Star To Host Magic's Secret Songs
Magic Radio has recruited a new presenter. Former Blue Peter host Tim Vincent has joined the radio team to present Secret Songs. The former flagship kids' show co-presenter is to cover for Kim Wilde

14/08/2009 France 24 Upgrades With Trio Of Vista 5s
International news and current affairs TV station, France 24, has purchased three Studer Vista 5 consoles — all of which have been installed over the past two past months. The Paris-based channel was

14/08/2009 IPV Installs SpectreView Browse Solution At European Commission
IPV, a global leader and largest independent supplier of low bit-rate, frame-accurate video technology to the broadcast and professional video sectors, today announced that its has installed its Spect

14/08/2009 ITV Studios Announce Donny & Marie Television Special
An Audience with Donny & Marie, the first time the Osmond duo have appeared together in the UK for 20 years is being made by ITV Studios. It has been commissioned by ITV1 in the UK to produce the hou

14/08/2009 Katie Price Launches Independent Production Company
Model and reality TV show star Katie Price has launched her own independent production company. Pricey Media, which Ms Price set up with former ITV Studios Talent Executive Mark Wagman, has been set

14/08/2009 Riedel Expands Its RockNet Team
One of the leading pioneers in fiber, intercom and audio network technology, Riedel Communications, has expanded its RockNet team. The latest team members if Thorsten Schulze (37), the new Product Ma

14/08/2009 Ross Video Expands OpenGear Platform
Developers to the openGear terminal equipment platform have been announced by Ross Video. With the expansion of openGear in the marketplace, Ross has been approached by numerous third party developme

14/08/2009 Stage One Create An Environment Fit For A Dinosaur
Walking with Dinosaurs, the award-winning BBC TV series, has come to life in a stunning theatrical event, with 20 life-sized dinosaurs touring the country in what promises to be one of the most exci

13/08/2009 Atlona Releases New Line Of HDMI Extenders
A leading manufacturer of Audio Video Connectivity accessories, Atlona Technologies, has announced their soon to be released and newest line of HDMI Extenders, the AT-HDS100SR and AT-HDS250SR. These

13/08/2009 France Celebrates July 14 With RockNet
The French integrator BS Technology has used a Riedel RockNet digital audio network at the July 14 Bastille Day celebration in Paris. Apex, Riedel Communications' partner in France, Belgium and Luxem

13/08/2009 Gefen Equips Home Improvement Demo House
Josh Smith, Producer for the In the House radio show, is set out to demonstrate his show's home improvement expertise by demolishing an existing two bedroom cottage and building a replacement house.

13/08/2009 IDX Appoint Neil Marflitt
IDX Technology Europe has appointed Neil Marflitt to the position of European Sales Representative. His primary focus will be increasing the support to IDX's European distributor network and expandin

13/08/2009 Neeson Attends US 'Heaven' Screening
Bereaved Northern Ireland actor, Liam Neeson, is back in the public eye. It was one of his first high profile appearances since the tragic death of his wife Natasha Richardson. She was killed in a sk

13/08/2009 New Team Member For Hullabaloo Studios
Hullabaloo Studios is continuing its expansion with the appointment of Ian Bate to head up their new 2D Design Department. A year ago, Hullabaloo Studios, based in Altrincham in Cheshire, expanded th

13/08/2009 Ross Video Now Shipping CrossOver 16
Ross Video has announced the full customer shipments of CrossOver 16 HD/SD Production Switchers. This marks the latest addition to the CrossOver family of multi-definition compact production switcher

13/08/2009 Sungrak Megachurch Sings The Praises For SSL Mixing Consoles In Korea
Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced that Sungrak Church of Korea has chosen SSL digital audio consoles to spread the word in the expanding religious broadcasting market. Sungrak, one of the world's

13/08/2009 Trantec At PLASA 2009
Trantec has announced their forthcoming presence at PLASA 2009, and look forward to welcoming visitors to their stand (1-J34) where they are showcasing their extensive wireless portfolio. PLASA is th

12/08/2009 Barco Completes First Major Cinedigm Phase 2 Deployment With Premiere Cinemas
A global leader in digital cinema technology, Barco, has just completed the first major rollout in Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp's Phase. 2 with Texas-based Premiere Cinema Corp. Since 2007, Premiere

12/08/2009 BECTU Defends Freelance OB Technicians' Pay
The top broadcasting union, BECTU has announced that it has successfully defended pay rates for freelance Outside Broadcast (OB) technicians. The union said that representations were needed when crew

12/08/2009 Clear-Com's Hybrid Network Heads To IBC 2009
Clear-Com Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, will exhibit its Hybrid Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) Matrix/IP Server Network at IBC 2009 (Stand 9.D28a). Already purchased by large broadcas

12/08/2009 Double Negative Expands PFTrack Pipeline To Singapore
One of Europe's largest post production houses for film and already a prolific user of The Pixel Farm's popular matchmoving toolset PFTrack, Double Negative (DNeg), has recently purchased an additiona

12/08/2009 Geevs And Lightworks At IBC 2009
Gee Broadcast and Lightworks will exhibit together at IBC 2009 on Stand 7.A39. Gee Broadcast Systems will be showing the latest Geevs HD and SD servers where the Geevs Slim HD will have its debut. Ge

12/08/2009 Grass Valley Deploys Facility-Wide Playout SAN
The Netherlands division of SBS/ProSiebenSat.1 Group is upgrading its entire content playout platform to handle and distribute high-definiton content playout platform to handle and distribute high-def

12/08/2009 OpenGear 3 Gb/s Fiber Line Launched At IBC 2009
Ross Video is introducing an openGear 3 Gb/s Fiber line solution at IBC 2009. The new Fiber line compliments Ross' existing distribution and conversion line. The Ross Fiber line offers a range of op

12/08/2009 Pixel Farm Announce Free 3D Tracker Promotion
A developer of innovative film and television digital post-production tools, the Pixel Farm, pushes matchmove technology into the hands of compositors for free. Following the recent announcement tha