Monthly Archives: August 2007

XOS Technologies closes sale of Broadband Network business to Jump TV

Written on August 31, 2007 at 9:14 pm, by

XOS Technologies has closed the sale of the assets of its Broadband Network business unit to JumpTV. officially shifting the company’s mission to one focused on coaching technology. The asset purchase agreement between XOS Technologies and JumpTV originally was announced on July 17, 2007. “With the closing of this sale, XOS Technologies forges forward with […]  More

Panasonic AG-HPG10 P2 HD camcorder available

Written on August 31, 2007 at 4:48 pm, by

Panasonic’s AG-HPG10, a rugged, highly affordable P2 solid-state high-definition/standard -definition video viewer/recorder, is now available. Dubbed the P2 Gear, the 1.1-pound, battery-operated AG-HPG10 provides a host of functions to support P2 workflow in the field as well as within video production facilities, including P2 card playback, transfer and recording, uncompressed HD-SDI transfer, clip file and […]  More

IABM Design Awards finalists announced

Written on August 31, 2007 at 11:50 am, by

The finalists for this year’s IABM Design Awards have been announced and feature a number of products already in use by sports broadcasters. The final judging and the presentation of the Peter Wayne Award takes place during IBC 2007, which starts on Friday, September 7 in Amsterdam. The Awards, organized by the International Association of […]  More

NBCSports says Notre Dame fans are in for a two-screen treat via Jacked.com

Written on August 31, 2007 at 11:40 am, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer This weekend NBCSports.com will debut a new technology from developer Jacked, Inc. that will give sports fans a richer, deeper, and more personalized interactive TV experience. Launched to coincide with NBC Sports’ first Notre Dame game the Jacked TVTOP publishing platform looks to revolutionize the sports fan interactive TV experience by providing […]  More

Thomson Intros VOD Watermarking Technology

Written on August 31, 2007 at 11:15 am, by

Thomson says a uniquely powerful deterrent to piracy is now available whereby video on demand (VoD) operators can identify content on a per transaction basis. The combination of Thomson’s Sapphire VoD server and NexGuard’s watermarking technology now offers VOD end-to-end content tracking and piracy deterrence solution. Watermarking adds an invisible and indelible code to video […]  More

Masstech Supports Avid DNxHD Codec

Written on August 31, 2007 at 10:49 am, by

Masstech Group has released support for the Avid DNxHD video codec. Avid DNxHD, which offers the ability to work in HD formats, at SD bandwidth rates, is now supported by Masstech’s complete family of workflow management systems. “Our support for Avid DNxHD is another clear message to the industry that Masstech is committed to interoperability […]  More

Influenza Hits Aussie Horse Racing, Sky Racing Revenues

Written on August 30, 2007 at 10:14 pm, by

By Phil Sandberg www.broadcastpapers.com Equine influenza or ‘Horse Flu’ has been confirmed in multiple locations in the Australian state of New South Wales, including the state capital, Sydney. Tabcorp Holdings Limited, owners of Australia’s Sky Channel racing network, say losses in wagering turnover over the first weekend of the outbreak amount to some AUD$65 million […]  More

HD Group helps Rochester Red Wings revamp video

Written on August 30, 2007 at 6:10 pm, by

The High Definition Group of Buffalo, NY recently completed a broadcast video design/build project at Frontier Field for The Rochester Red Wings Minor league baseball team of Rochester, NY. The system design and equipment integration was provided by The HD Group which required an extensive re-build/upgrade of the in-house two camera system used with the […]  More

Sennheiser to intro EM 3732 twin receiver at AES

Written on August 30, 2007 at 6:01 pm, by

Sennheiser is introducing the new EM 3732 twin receiver with 90MHz switching bandwidth at the 123rd AES Convention in New York. The new flagship of Sennheiser’s 3000 Series, the EM 3732 offers automatic scanning functionality, choice of five frequency ranges, transmitter synchronization via infrared interface, flexible analogue and digital connection options and exemplary audio quality. […]  More

Telecast Diamondback 4×4 snakes on to market

Written on August 30, 2007 at 5:54 pm, by

Telecast Fiber Systems has released the DiamondBack 4×4, a new addition to the company’s popular DiamondBack II broadcast-quality NTSC/PAL video multiplexer line. Designed to offer the same cost-effective video multiplexing as its predecessor, the DiamondBack 4×4 provides greater flexibility with the ability to handle four bidirectional NTSC/PAL channels, plus private, dedicated 10/100 Ethernet connectivity and […]  More

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