Monthly Archives: January 2008

LifeSize and RADVISION Connect NFL Legends and Soldiers at Super Bowl XLII

Written on January 31, 2008 at 2:31 pm, by

LifeSize Communications, the global leader in high definition video communications, and RADVISION Ltd. a provider of video network infrastructure and developer tools for unified visual communications over IP, 3G, and emerging next-generation IMS networks, will connect NFL stars in Phoenix and U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington during Super Bowl XLII using high […]  More

White Sox to have interactive Spring Training games

Written on January 31, 2008 at 1:45 pm, by

The Chicago White Sox, Comcast SportsNet, WGN-TV and WSCR Radio (670 AM) have announced the team’s 2008 broadcast schedule for spring training. The White Sox will televise 12 Cactus League games (10 on Comcast SportsNet and two on WGN). WSCR, the club’s flagship radio station, will air five spring training games in their entirety and […]  More

Linear Acoustic Names Don Cardone Sales Director for the Americas

Written on January 31, 2008 at 10:24 am, by

Linear Acoustic, a manufacturer of customer-centric multichannel sound solutions for digital broadcast, has appointed Don Cardone to the role of sales director for the Americas. Cardone, who joins Linear Acoustic with more than 25 years of experience in broadcast sales management, will head up the company’s new office in Maplewood, N.J. In his new role, […]  More

January PM Edition (January 31, 2008)

Written on January 31, 2008 at 10:12 am, by

In this podcast, Mark Schubin discusses “The non-integer frame rate” and “The left eye doesn’t know what the right is seeing”. He provides the answer to the quiz from the last podcast and asks a new quiz: “Who invented the picture tube? “  More

MLB TV Network Offices will be built in Harlem

Written on January 31, 2008 at 10:02 am, by

The NY Times reported that Major League Baseball plans to build a home on 125th Street, for its cable network, which is scheduled to make its debut early next year with some 50 million subscribers. The planned building, to be developed by Vornado Realty Trust, would rise 21 stories in an interlocking set of luminescent […]  More

SES Americom launches satellite wiki

Written on January 31, 2008 at 9:48 am, by

SES AMERICOM has launched, a wiki devoted to the satellite industry. The timing of the debut coincides with the 50th anniversary of the launch of Explorer 1, the first U.S. satellite. Using the same style and software used to power Wikipedia, lets visitors explore the history of man-made satellites, definitions of satellite terms […]  More

DirecTV NASCAR HotPass accelerates to HD via NEP, Sony and Vizrt

Written on January 31, 2008 at 9:44 am, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer When DirecTV expanded its HD channel capacity last September it did more than just open up enough bandwidth for regional HD sports networks to go national: it also laid the groundwork for DirecTV’s NASCAR HotPass to make the leap to HD for the upcoming season. “Last year we just wanted to prove […]  More

FSN Rocky Mountain to air 60 Rockies games in HD

Written on January 30, 2008 at 5:03 pm, by

FSN Rocky Mountain are scheduled to be air 150 regular season Rockies games on television this season. Additionally, the network will air eight spring training games and telecast more than 60 regular season games in HD. The club is also scheduled to appear four times on Fox Saturday broadcasts, KDVR 31 locally, along with an […]  More

TSN reveals 2008 Golf Coverage in Canada

Written on January 30, 2008 at 4:53 pm, by

TSN announced its 2008 golf coverage. Highlights of the schedule include all four majors (The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship) and the biennial Ryder Cup. TSN will televise The Masters, U.S. Open and PGA Championship in High Definition on TSN HD, as well as a number of other PGA TOUR events. TSN’s coverage […]  More provides SportsTop beta product at Super XLII

Written on January 30, 2008 at 3:37 pm, by

Jacked, Inc. (, developer of a new Webtop publishing platform designed to synchronize Internet content with live television, launched its SportsTop beta product, providing an interactive experience for the millions of viewers expected to tune in to Super Bowl XLII on two screens. The Jacked platform monitors the television broadcast and automatically searches for and […]  More

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