Monthly Archives: March 2006

SportsNet New York: Play Ball!

Written on March 31, 2006 at 6:00 pm, by

It’s only fitting that the new home of SportsNet NY at 6th Ave. and 51st St. in Manhattan was the former New York studio of CNN. After all, the new network is putting a heavy emphasis on local sports news with newscasts and roundtable discussions that go beyond the typical regional sports network. “We started […]  More

MediaOne delivers Giant HD upgrade to AT&T Park

Written on March 31, 2006 at 3:57 pm, by

MediaOne has completed upgrades at AT&T Park to make high-definition television pervasive throughout the venue. The result is an upgraded look for the ballpark and an enhancement for the fans audio-visual experience. MediaOne s engineering team planned and implemented the upgrade of the existing infrastructure to carry HDTV signals, and then directed the installation of […]  More

ESPN, XOS Technologies reach college sports deal

Written on March 31, 2006 at 1:14 pm, by

ESPNU and have reached a deal with XOS Technologies as the sports giant looks to enhance college sports content. The agreement allows for sharing of online news, information, features and video and audio assets, and cross promotion between ESPNU and the XOS network of college athletics websites. XOS provides Internet publishing for more than […]  More

ESPN, Greenspan top list of Sports Emmy nominees

Written on March 29, 2006 at 8:50 pm, by

ESPN nailed down a total of 45 Sports Emmy nominations today and Bud Greenspan, whose Olympic films have become a post-games highlight for the past nine games, is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. ESPN s 45 nods were spread among its properties with ESPN grabbing 26, ESPN2 another 12, ESPN Classic four and […]  More

Ready for ‘Masters Madness?’

Written on March 29, 2006 at 5:29 pm, by

March Madness will make way for Masters Madness at CBS next week as the network gears up for the largest HD Masters telecast ever plus live streaming video from Amen Corner at CBS Sportsline and The live Amen Corner stream will be available all four days beginning on April 6, giving Masters addicts 22 […]  More

VizRT, Big Screen deliver Rose Bowl graphics

Written on March 29, 2006 at 1:28 pm, by

During the Rose Bowl National Championship Game between the University of Texas and USC at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA earlier this year, a crowd of 94,000 spectators watched a display of 3D animated graphics on the stadium video board designed and created by Big Screen Network Productions, Inc. using a Vizrt Viz|Trio 3D […]  More

ESPN Classic Europe eyes tapeless tech

Written on March 29, 2006 at 1:18 pm, by

ESPN Classic Europe is looking to follow in the footsteps of its domestic parent company later this year by embracing tapeless operations, a move that introduces a number of workflow benefits for an organization that today relies heavily on videotapes criss-crossing the European continent via Express Mail. We want to detach our video content from […]  More

Rule Broadcast adds Canon lenses

Written on March 29, 2006 at 9:37 am, by

Rule Broadcast Systems, the largest TV equipment rental and sales company in New England, recently strengthened its inventory of advanced portable EFP lenses with Canon Broadcast s High Definition HJ17ex7.7B IRSE lens, HJ11ex4.7B IRSE Wide-Angle lens, and the Standard Definition J35ex11B IASD SD telephoto lens. Tom Talbot, director of sales and marketing at Rule Broadcast […]  More

Slingbox Mobile keeps sports fans tuned in

Written on March 29, 2006 at 9:31 am, by

Slingbox, the consumer electronics device that lets a user watch content stored on their DVR anywhere in the world via broadband connection is now slinging content to mobile devices that run Windows Mobile Pocket PC 5.0 and 2003 Second Edition. The new service, called SlingPlayer Mobile, is free with a new Slingbox purchase or $29.99 […]  More

Viasat Sport 1 grabs Harris IconMaster

Written on March 28, 2006 at 5:21 pm, by

Viasat Sport 1 in Sweden is among the first customers to receive a shipment of the new Harris IconMaster master control system with embedded multi-layer branding. “Our unique requirements for our main sports channel, Viasat Sport 1, were fulfilled with IconMaster, because its features enabled us to use it as both a master control and […]  More

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