Monthly Archives: April 2008

Genesis Networks creates Fiber Optic DTH Service

Written on April 30, 2008 at 2:17 pm, by

A new direct-to-home (DTH) service offering from Genesis Networks enables content providers to reach every DTH platform and DBS platform worldwide with a single connection. With the Genesis Networks DTH service, broadcasters are able to avoid the high costs of satellite transmissions and maintain exceptional quality of service (QoS) by accessing Genesis’ global HD video-over-IP […]  More

Brazil’s TV Globo taps Pro-Bel Cifer for Olympic needs

Written on April 30, 2008 at 2:10 pm, by

Brazil ’s TV Globo, one of the world’s largest broadcasters, has selected Cifer technology from Pro-Bel’s Vistek range to handle the signal conversion required for its Beijing 2008 Olympic Games coverage. Globosat, a content provider from same the same group as TV Globo, has bought two Cifers, with TV Globo itself hiring another 14. Two […]  More

SKY Italia Selects Volicon Observer to monitor worklfow

Written on April 30, 2008 at 11:58 am, by

Volicon, a provider of media monitoring, recording, archiving, and streaming solutions, has implemented the Volicon Observer enterprise video monitoring solution for compliance recording and fault detection at SKY Italia. The 52-channel Observer system, purchased through Rome-based systems integrator Allyn, has replaced SKY Italia’s previous tape-based model to simplify the broadcaster’s monitoring workflow. “We put the […]  More

Post-Newsweek Stations utilizing Miranda graphics system

Written on April 30, 2008 at 11:51 am, by

Miranda Technologies will supply Post-Newsweek Stations with a centralized news graphics system using its Xmedia Suite template-based graphic workflow tools. The Xmedia Suite system will support on-screen news graphics over multiple platforms, 24/7, for Post-Newsweek Stations’ six affiliates through a centralized graphic hub, namely KPRC (Houston), WDIV (Detroit), WPLG (Miami), WKMG (Orlando), KSAT (San Antonio) […]  More

April PM Edition (April 30, 2008)

Written on April 30, 2008 at 10:00 am, by

In this final edition of The Schubin Report with Mark Schubin, Mark considers “Transduction” and provides the answer to the last quiz. Mark continues by talking about “Acquisition at NAB 2008” before providing a new quiz – answers to  More

Burst Media Launches RealGM Sports Ad Network

Written on April 29, 2008 at 2:21 pm, by

Burst Media, a provider of advertising representation, services, and technology to independent Web publishers, has announced a partnership with to launch the RealGM Sports Network, an online advertising network for advertisers looking to reach sports enthusiasts. The network, built on the Burst AdConductor platform, will be anchored by and supplemented with 30 hand-picked […]  More

Sinclair Broadcast Group deploys Kahuna for HD Upgrade

Written on April 29, 2008 at 12:08 pm, by

Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG), is standardizing on the Snell & Wilcox Kahuna SD/HD multiformat production switcher across its news-producing stations as they transition to HD news production. SBG, which operates 58 television stations in the United States, will initially deploy Kahuna switchers at a variety of its stations in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, North […]  More

Sports Emmys Twice As Nice For ESPN, Fox coverage of NASCAR

Written on April 29, 2008 at 8:35 am, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer The Sports Emmys are typically a time when the industry gets together to share the love but last night’s ceremony, held in Rose Hall in New York City’s Time Warner center, was also about sharing the awards as three categories had multiple winners, including Outstanding Technical Team Remote, which went to both […]  More

NYTV Comes to Madison Square Garden, May 14th 2008

Written on April 29, 2008 at 1:56 am, by


Viz Engine Powers Graphics for Premier Soccer League

Written on April 28, 2008 at 3:31 pm, by

The Premier Soccer League (PSL), Africa’s largest soccer league, has chosen Vizrt solutions and Los Angeles-based graphic design firm Reality Check Studios to produce its graphics packages. PSL games are broadcast on Super Sport, an African all-sports television network. The government owned network, South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC) also carries the PSL matches and is […]  More

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