Broadcast News Archive for August, 2010
25/08/2010 Guifx Releases New Weather Icons
The interface design studio specialising in touchscreen interfaces for home automation and embedded systems, Guifx, has announced the availability of its new weather icons. Designed by Guifx's world

25/08/2010 Pansonic Announces AJ-HPX3100 P2 HD Camcorder
Panasonic will launch the AJ-HPX3100, a compact shoulder mounted HD camcorder featuring P2 solid-state memory card recording, in October 2010. The AJ-HPX3100 offers high image quality and performance

25/08/2010 Prime Focus Team Win Emmy
Prime Focus' Phitz Hearne has won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) for work completed on Nutopia's epic 12-part series America The Story

25/08/2010 SAN Solution Launches European Operation
SAN Solutions, a media infrastructure company that provides storage and application platforms to the media and entertainment markets, has announced the launch of operations in Europe. Located in The

25/08/2010 Satellite Channel Selects Latens CAS Solution
Latens, a leading provider of software security solutions for Pay-TV across all networks, has announced that Satellite Channel Nepal, a Pay-TV provider in the South Asia region has chosen Latens DTH s

25/08/2010 Smartclip Expands Into The Nordics
One of Europe's leading digital video advertising network, smartclip, is expanding into the Northern European market, with the opening of an office covering the Nordics. The expansion sees the appoin

25/08/2010 Tudors Boosts Ireland's Movie Fame
There was a lot of Los Angeles glitz at the weekend as the critically acclaimed US television series The Tudors picked up two prestigious Emmy awards for Outstanding Costumes For A Series (for Joan Be

24/08/2010 APT Launch New IP Audio Silver At IBC
APT, the audio codec specialists within the WorldCast Systems Group will launch the IP Audio Silver for cost-effective audio to IP conversion at this year's IBC Amsterdam. The IP Audio Silver has bee

24/08/2010 BBC Three' Adult Season A 'Huge Hit'
BBC Three's recent Adult Season has proved a huge hit with 16-34-year-olds, the broadcaster has announced, with more watching the season and the channel than ever before. The BBC said that the channe

24/08/2010 ITV World Cup Goal Blunder 'Unfortunate'
ITV has been cleared by Ofcom over an "unfortunate error" which led to HD viewers missing England's opening goal of the World Cup. In June, the media regulator received 823 complaints after coverage

24/08/2010 NewTek Appoints New VP Of 3D Development
NewTek, a 3D animation and video products provider, has announced that Rob Powers has been promoted to Vice President of 3D Development. Powers will oversee the design and development of NewTek's 3D

24/08/2010 Off The Fence Productions On Slaveship Mutiny
Off The Fence (OTF) Productions has announced the commission of Slaveship Mutiny, a documentary film for Thirteen in association with ARTE France, WNET.ORG and DTI South Africa. The HD film tells the

24/08/2010 Prime Focus Appoints New COO
Global digital content services group Prime Focus Technologies has named Ganesh Sankaran as Chief Operating Officer. Based in Bangalore and reporting to Prime Focus Technologies Founder, President an

24/08/2010 Schedule 2 Turns To Dubbs Database Solutions
Dubbs and Eyeframe, a leading Digital Media and Post Production facility, has announced that its Database Solutions division has developed and installed a bespoke database for Schedule 2, a leading te

24/08/2010 Snell Archangel's Provides Restoration For World War II Documentary
Snell's new Archangel Ph.C-HD real-time video restoration system has played an integral role in the production of a stunning new Blu-ray edition of the acclaimed World War II documentary, The World at

23/08/2010 DaVinci Resolve Showcased At FCPUG
Blackmagic Design has announced that it will again be supporting the third annual Amsterdam FCPUG SuperMeet as platinum sponsor. Blackmagic Design has also announced it will be introducing the DaVin

23/08/2010 EACC Chassis Launched By Bridge Technologies
Bridge Technologies has introduced a new chassis for the multi award-winning satellite-to-set top box VideoBRIDGE monitoring probes - the EACC, which stands for Enhanced AC Chassis. Designed from the

23/08/2010 GTC Course To Highlight DITs And DFTs
The organisation representing cameramen is running a specialised training seminar on digital imaging. The Guild of Television Cameramen (GTC) - which has mainly freelance cameramen as members - is in

23/08/2010 Ireland's 'One Hundred Mornings' Wins Award
An Irish-made movie that enjoyed financial baking from the Irish Film Board (IFB) has been winning plaudits. Soon after the announcement of a US cinema release, Conor Horgan's One Hundred Mornings ha

23/08/2010 Playstation Hackers Claim Victory
Hardware hackers claim they are about to release the first product to allow gamers to play homemade and pirated games on the PlayStation 3. The BBC has last week reported that the PS3 had been the on

23/08/2010 Sky Lives 'Snuffed Out'
The Sky Real Lives portfolio of channels has been closed and the budget used for Sky1 and Sky2 instead. Both Sky Real Lives and Sky Real Lives 2 ceased broadcasting on the digital satellite platform

23/08/2010 Sony Team Up With SDI On 3D Subtitling
A provider of subtitling and localisation services to the media and entertainment industry, SDI, has announced that Sony Creative Software, a division of Sony Electronics, has adopted and integrated S

23/08/2010 Vislink Announce IBC Showcase
Vislink have announced that they will showcase Advent NewsLite, Link XP1310 and MRC MobiLink at IBC 2010. Advent NewsLite is a portable, IP enabled SatCom terminal designed for use with current and n

20/08/2010 Authentic Entertainment Joins Endemol
A world leader in multi-platform entertainment programming, Endemol, has this month announced the acquisition of a majority share of Authentic Entertainment in the USA. Headquartered in Los Angeles,

20/08/2010 BBC Jersey Gets News Editor
A new Managing Editor has joined BBC Jersey. Jon Gripton will take over from Denzil Dudley, who retires in October after more than 30 years' service with the BBC and 12 years with BBC Jersey. Jon joi