Company profile

Founded in 2003, Ideas Unlimited is a dynamic, well established and privately owned UK business. As innovators in the compliance recording market we service and support a global customer base of broadcasters and regulators.

The Ideas Unlimited Contentprobe products and services allow customers to capture, monitor, analyse, store and repurpose radio and television programmes.

Ideas Unlimited Contentprobe systems boast a patented and world leading ‘MediaFingerprinting’ technology which enables customers to identify, verify and match content without the need for associated metadata or prior watermarking.

Ideas Unlimited is owned and run by Brian Paisley, Glyn Powell-Evans and Cathy Ayres.

Directors

Brian Paisley
Brian PaisleyManaging Director
Brian is a business professional who has spent his entire career in the broadcast television market.

A Chartered Engineer by training, he recently served as a member of the Quantel Board, initially responsible for their News business worldwide and then for all of the Quantel business in Asia Pacific.

Prior to that he was the CEO of Omnibus systems and established systems integration businesses at Grass Valley and Drake.

Glyn Powell-Evans
Glyn Powell-EvansProduct Director
Glyn is one of the founders of Ideas Unlimited and a serial entrepreneur with experience of building and running international companies in the TV and Film industries.

His 45 year career includes starting companies such as Omnibus Systems, AVS Graphics, Picturebox Productions, G2 Systems and PAG Ltd.

All the companies he has started are still trading today.

Cathy Ayres
Cathy AyresOperations Director
Cathy co-founded both Ideas Unlimited and Omnibus Systems with Glyn.

She has trained as a programmer, teacher, and an accountant. She is a Microsoft Certified Technician and holds an MBA.

In her career to date she has acquired practical skills in both video and TV production techniques and held senior operational roles in a number of international businesses.

Company details

Founded in 2003, Ideas Unlimited is a dynamic, well established and privately owned UK business. As innovators in the compliance recording market we service and support a global customer base of broadcasters and regulators.

Ideas Unlimited has no borrowings and is dedicated to providing quality and innovative broadcast products through a continuous development program.

All equipment is assembled and tested in the UK. The company is a UK tax payer.

Ideas Unlimited is the trading name of IU.TV Ltd.

Registered in England & Wales.

Company No: 4826561.

VAT No: GB 811356358

Registered office: 13/15 Carteret Street, Westminster, London SW1H 9DJ

Postal address: 5 Mead Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7DY

Telephone: +44 20 7138 2926