Broadcast News Archive for March, 2010
16/03/2010 BBC Tackles Ulster Scots Language
BBC Alba's acclaimed current affairs series, Eòrpa returns this week with more compelling European stories. Presenter Iain Macinnes reports on Irish language policies in the North and South of Irelan

16/03/2010 Burton's Wonderland Tops US Movies
Alice in Wonderland has kept its place at the top of the US box office chart for a second week. Tim Burton's movie has taken $62m (£41m) in the last three days alone and is well ahead of Matt Damon's

16/03/2010 Chyron Sign NeuroTV
A worldwide partnership has been signed between NeuroTV and Chyron integrating NeuroVS virtual set technology. The partnership enables Chyron to integrate and co-market virtual set technology across

16/03/2010 Dolby 3D Glasses Reduced At ShoWest
Dolby Laboratories has announced it has reduced the price of its reusable 3D glasses. During ShoWest 2010, exhibitors can purchase new 3D glasses at a list price of US $17.00, reduced from US $27.50,

16/03/2010 NOA Audio Boost VectraCom's Archive
The global provider of flexible turnkey solutions for quality-controlled digitizing, management, and archiving of audio and other media content, NOA Audio Solutions, has announced that Paris-based Vec

16/03/2010 SGO Hits NAB With Mistika Showcase
SGO will be showcasing the Mistika Post Production System and making some special announcements at their booth, SL4511, South Hall near the 3D Pavilion this year at NAB 2010. Taking place 12 - 15 Apr

16/03/2010 Softel Chief To Address NAB
The boss of leading business in key TV and video technologies - including subtitling and captioning - as well as interactive TV, MPEG stream processing and multiplexing, opt and ad insertion cuing, is

15/03/2010 Audience Blow For Cameron Interview
PM-in-waiting, Tory leader David Cameron has 'polled' considerably less than the Labour boss. He failed to prove as big a draw as Gordon Brown to ITV viewers after an average of 1.7 million watched a

15/03/2010 Blackmagic Designs Monitor Update
Blackmagic Design has just announced a new software update for Blackmagic UltraScope, the first 3Gb/s SDI and optical fiber waveform monitor. This latest update adds a new customizable '2-up' view, g

15/03/2010 Bomb Hoaxes Panic At RTÉ
Panic spilled through RTÉ studios after the Irish channel's Afternoon Show was subject to two anonymous callers phoning in bomb threats to the Montrose studios. The news only emerged several days aft

15/03/2010 Digital Sound Projector 'Five Star'
Yamaha's new YSP-4100 digital sound projector - which recently featured on the Gadget Show and been awarded 5 star reviews from Stuff and What Hifi - is being billed as a way of getting 'closer to the

15/03/2010 Holywood Megaplex Joins XDC On Systems
One of the leading exhibitors in Austria, Hollywood Megaplex, and XDC, a top digital cinema service company in Europe, have agreed on the deployment of 40 digital cinema systems in four cinemas. The

15/03/2010 SGO Partner With Light Illusion
SGO UK has announced that new partner, UK Specialist Digital Film Consultancy, Light Illusion will be providing technical and creative support for SGO's Mistika post and DI finishing system in the Ind

15/03/2010 SNP Supply V4 PRO Servers
Video solutions specialist SNP Productions supplied two Catalyst V4 PRO media servers and a complete projection package to Glyndebourne Opera for their innovative production of Knight Crew. The new

15/03/2010 Sport Press Association Joins VidiGO
A leading sports information provider Press Association Sport and VidiGo, known for its revolutionary broadcast software products, have signed a partnership for the global distribution of Press Associ

15/03/2010 Studiomaster Increases Prolight Expo Presence
There's to be more new product lines and twice the space at the Prolight & Sound expo in Frankfurt this month on the Studiomaster stands. From 24 - 27 March, in Hall 6.1, the company will continue wi

15/03/2010 Video Soccer 'Referee' Rejected
A highly controversial decision against using video replay technology to aid officials in making referee calls in soccer games has surprised the technological sector. While various instant replay 'to

12/03/2010 BFI Launch DVD/Blu-ray Dual Format
The British Film Institute, the renowned archive, cinemas, festivals, films, publications and learning resources is to introduce dual format editions of movies. Both the DVD and Blu-ray versions of s

12/03/2010 Born Free Documentary Marks Anniversary
Bristol-based factual producer Icon Films has been commissioned by BBC4 to produce a 1x60' historical documentary, The Born Free Legacy. This will mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Joy

12/03/2010 Fairlight Finances Gain New Controller
Australia-based Fairlight has announced the appointment of Rachel Verity, who has joined the company as its new Financial Controller. Rachel is a highly experienced finance professional with a doubl

12/03/2010 Flying TV Tracks BBC's Christine Across Channel
It was congratulations all round today as BBC's The One Show's Christine Bleakley completed her Cross-Channel Water Ski for Sport Relief. Freezing water, unsuitable winds and eight 'dunks' weren't en

12/03/2010 Independent Production Business Founded
Former Tiger Aspect Executive Producer, Jago Lee and John Farrar, Broadcast Hotshot and former Head of Development for Raw Television, have joined forces to found independent production company New En

12/03/2010 Lighthouse Makes Global Progress
Following a year of strong growth, leading LED display developer, manufacturer and supplier Lighthouse Technologies Limited continues to forge new ground with several major global wins in the first qu

12/03/2010 Playbox Profits Positive
The international 'TV station in a box' manufacturer, PlayBox Technology, has reported record sales. Further growth is also planned for 2010, assisted by developments in both technology and the expan

12/03/2010 Primera Celebrates CeBIT Success
Primera Technology Europe has just attended CeBIT, the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments. "There has been a truly infe