Broadcast News Archive for February, 2010
23/02/2010 Atlona Technologies Releases The DP200HD
Coming off the success of one of the most popular products ever to be introduced into the Mac accessory world, the DP200, Atlona Technologies has gone a step further from their DVI to mini display por

23/02/2010 Call For Media Scholarship Applications
A major European opportunity is being made available for aspiring technical TV and video personnel. S3D Campus will gather some 30 international trainees wishing to learn about the technological, art

23/02/2010 Cinewessex Partners Monty Don
A leading television and video facilities house, has helped facilitate the return of one of the most popular and well-loved gardeners and presenters, Monty Don. Working in association with Betty Pro

23/02/2010 Cinewessex Scores 'Dream' Football Contract
The south coast's leading TV and video facilities house has won a 'dream contract' to edit a brand new regional football television show. Cinewessex, a Winchester-based company is editing BBC One’s L

23/02/2010 Keith Grant Receives 'Lifetime' Membership
In honour of his truly legendary status in the UK music recording world, the Music Producers Guild (UK) has presented Keith Grant with a lifetime membership. 

Keith has been recording mus

23/02/2010 Light Illusion Opens Indian Digital Consultancy
A UK specialist in digital film consultancy have announced the launch of Light Illusion India. Along with its technical consultancy it also provides creative and practical support for SGO's Mistika

23/02/2010 Massive Tour Success For XL Video
A leading rental supplier of video display systems is continuing its long term touring relationship with UK experimental music production phenomenon and trip hop collective Massive Attack. XL Video

22/02/2010 BBC Announces World's First Official Asian Download Chart
The BBC Asian Network has announced that it will broadcast the world's first Official Asian Download Chart. Presented by Bobby Friction, the three-hour extended show is set to launch on Saturday 27t

22/02/2010 EBU Selects Nevion's HD Video For Winter Games
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has selected a leading video transport solution provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, to provide video transport technol

22/02/2010 New Senior Flame Artist Joins Framestore Team

An award winning commercials company are very pleased to welcome new addition Mark Beardall to the team. Mark brings over ten years experience to his new role at Framestore as Senior Flame Artist. Hav

22/02/2010 Obscura Lights Hard Rock Cafe's Rock Wall
Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas has developed a new way for visitors to interact with signature rock’n’roll memorabilia collection: a massive 5.5m wide, 1.20m high, super-HD, multi-user, multi-touch, full

22/02/2010 Rosco 'Look' At The Winter Games
One of the enduring images of the Vancouver Winter Olympics is sure to be the sails of the light show, titled "look at the games". The show, which takes place nightly, is projected on the five 90-f

22/02/2010 S&T Add Interactive To Freeview HD

A specialist in MHEG middleware and interactive playout systems, has announced that its RedKey 2 MHEG engine is powering the text and interactive services in the new Humax Freeview HD set-top box.R

22/02/2010 SGO Partners With Light Illusion
A European developer of high-end solutions for the post production and broadcast industries has partnered with Steve Shaw, Senior Industry Consultant, to endorse Mistika through his company Light Illu

22/02/2010 Strike Ballot Looms For BBC Siemens Staff
Siemens staff employed at the BBC are to hold a ballot for industrial action. Organised by media and entertainment union BECTU, the ballot follows the employer's decision to implement a pay freeze.

19/02/2010 'Come Dine With Me' Format For 20th Country
A global entertainment company have announced a significant commission of 445 new episodes of the hit format Come Dine with Me in Eastern Europe. The deals have been secured with major terrestrial b

19/02/2010 Atlona Extend Plenum Rated HDMI Cables
A solutions-based manufacturer of audio video accessories - and of the first plenum digital cables - has added to their HDMI Plenum Cable line with two new lengths. Launched by Atlona Technologies, t

19/02/2010 Blackmagic Appoints Sales Manager
A leader in the post production and broadcast industry has announced the appointment of Tim Siddons as their new Sales Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Blackmagic Design manufactures the wo

19/02/2010 CNBC To Be Available On Freesat
A leading pan-EMEA business and financial news channel, have announced their availability on Freesat from 23 February on channel 210. CNBC will be available on Freesat, the subscription-free digital

19/02/2010 Deltatre And Red Bee Enhance Football Broadcast
An innovative technology is set to enhance the production of major football tournaments, including this year’s World Cup. Deltatre and Red Bee Media have now launched Magma Pro powered by Piero, to e

19/02/2010 Pact And Adobe Launch UK Digital Showcase
The trade body for independent producers and Adobe Systems are set to tour the UK with their Digital Showcase ‘Behind the Screens’ series, which will highlight some of the best new digital, innovative

19/02/2010 Refine Announces Complete 'Tapeless Workflow'
A content processing and re-purposing business has sealed a deal with production hardware giant Panasonic which sees the facility buying in a volume of P2 memory cards to lease to content production c

19/02/2010 Technica 3D Rigs Tested On The Mortician
When Writer/Director Gareth Maxwell Rogers decided to shoot the psychological thriller The Mortician in 3D, Cinematographer Michael McDonough opted to use Element Technica's new Quasar 3D rig. (Photo

18/02/2010 Agreement Advert May Be 'Illegal'
A radio advertisement promoting Northern Ireland's Hillsborough Agreement may have to be pulled from the airwaves in cases where stations have not obtained clearance. The advert, launched and paid fo

18/02/2010 Data Protection Guidelines Agreed With Pact
The trade body for independent producers and public service broadcasters, BBC, ITV, Five and Channel 4 have announced a new set of data security guidelines for the production industry. The guidelines