Broadcast News Archive for September, 2009
28/09/2009 Orpheus FireWire Computer Interface Praised
Producer/Re-Mixer Glen Nicholls has recently acquired a Prism Sound Orpheus FireWire computer interface, which he put through its paces during the recording, mixing and mastering of his latest Future

28/09/2009 Polecam Takes The 3D 'High Ground' At IBC
Polecam Founder and Managing Director Steffan Hewitt has said that IBC 2009 was "a significant step forward for 3D television broadcasting". Steffan said: "The show itself was well attended and our

28/09/2009 SGL Partners Pharos For HBO Asia's Archive Project
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced a major contract with HBO Asia, which sees the first ins

25/09/2009 10th Planet Create Mercury Prize Advert
Thirty and 20-second TV commercials for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize winning album have been completed by 10th Planet Post Production recently. Speech Debelle's debut album, Speech Therapy,

25/09/2009 British Filmmakers Enjoy Epic Tax Relief
Tax breaks for moviemakers continue to script success in the cinematographic industry. Last year, filmmakers got £100m support from a UK Government fund. According to the last figures published by T

25/09/2009 Supports The Industry
A simple, cost effective and reliable alternative to camcorder and camera equipment hire is being offered. "Whether you're an industry film and production professional or ametuer enthusiast you can n

25/09/2009 Hamlet Adds Fibre Capacity To Popular Handheld Test Device
IBC 2009 saw the unveiling of the latest module for the popular Hamlet Flexiscope. The new module adds fibre connectivity to the test signal generator option, so engineers can check fibre circuits e

25/09/2009 Innovation Rewards SIS Live At IBC
Europe's largest supplier of satellite uplinks and outside broadcast facilities, SIS LIVE, has announced that it has won Cable and Satellite's Best Outside Broadcast Technology Award for uPod Micro.

25/09/2009 ITV Acquires Canadian Drama
ITV Studios, Global Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the highly anticipated contemporary drama adaptation Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, produced by Canada's Shaftesbury Films. The

25/09/2009 Jay-Z Delivers Right Beat To Fans With AKG
World-renowned hip-hop artist Jay-Z has added a 'new flavour' to his current tour. He deploying the AKG WMS4500 wireless microphone system and the AKG C5900 vocal microphone for reliable and accurate

25/09/2009 Screen Helps Met Opera Win IBC International Honour For Excellence
Screen Subtitling Systems has announced its association with this year's IBC International Honour for Excellence Award winner, the Metropolitan Opera. The award was presented at the IBC 2009 Awards d

25/09/2009 Windfall Films Makes 'Monster Moves' On European Sales
Windfall Films has announced European sales of the fourth season of its acclaimed engineering series, Monster Moves. Distributed by Cineflix International, the show has already gained sales to Discov

24/09/2009 Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink Studio 2
A new model capture card designed as a replacement for standard definition cards has been announced by Blackmagic Design. DeckLink Studio 2, with increased analog connectivity for older analog equipm

24/09/2009 Canada's Olympic Broadcast To Use Ross Production Solutions
Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium is gearing up to provide extensive coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games with seven Ross Vision Multi-Definition Production Switchers. Canada

24/09/2009 Compact Announces Restructure
Compact Media Group (Compact) has announced two key changes in roles and responsibilities within the management team as part of the company's ongoing expansion plans. Andy Harwood has been elevated t

24/09/2009 Fairlight Technology Helps Win IBC Award
The background to a recent innovation award has been revealed. A workflow solution designed by Fairlight's French business partner EuroMedia Technologies played an integral part in helping RTBF, the

24/09/2009 Hamlet Puts Quality Control On Screen
A leading supplier of affordable high precision test and measurement equipment, Hamlet, used this year's IBC show to unveil a number of additions to its range of software-based systems, including dedi

24/09/2009 Northern Film & Media Invests In Production
The screen agency for North East England, Northern Film & Media, has said that it has fulfilled its promise to bring production back to the region. The agency has invested almost £1 million in film,

24/09/2009 PlayBox Technology Has Record IBC 2009
The international 'TV station in a box' manufacturer, PlayBox Technology, reports that IBC 2009 was a great success for the company. Visitor numbers, sales leads and promised orders were all at new h

24/09/2009 UKTV Backs Murdoch Mysteries With ITV Studios
UKTV and ITV Studios Global Entertainment have announced that they are to continue their relationship with Shaftesbury Films and co-fund a third season of the international hit drama Murdoch Mysteries

23/09/2009 BBC ALBA Goes Live On BBC IPlayer
BBC ALBA, the Gaelic television channel, has announced that it is now available live on BBC iPlayer. Live streaming of the channel is an important step towards increasing the channel's accessibility

23/09/2009 Diamonds Find A Recording Gem In Soundcraft LX7ii
When Mel Patrick decided to re-form his surf-rock outfit, the Fabulous Blue Diamonds, he turned to the Soundcraft LX7ii to bring professional-quality recordings to his home studio setup. Along with

23/09/2009 DISCOP AFRICA Increases Reach As Second Edition Concludes
DISCOP AFRICA 2, the second edition of DISCOP's new matchmaking and networking event targeting Sub-Saharan African free and pay television platforms, concluded last week in Nairobi on a positive note

23/09/2009 NTP Delivers New 625 Audio Router Systems For RAI Regions
NTP Technology has completed the first delivery of a digital audio switching and routing system for Italian state broadcaster RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana. The first system will be installed in the

23/09/2009 Riedel Launches 5000 Series Intercom Panels
Riedel Communications presented its new Artist 5000 series intercom control panels at this year's IBC and PLASA. The new Artist 5000 panel series is a very cost-effective matrix intercom solution de