Monthly Archives: July 2008

DSF in Germany taps Broadcast Pix switcher

Written on July 31, 2008 at 3:35 pm, by

DSF Deutsches SportFernsehen, a sports broadcast network in Germany, is using Broadcast Pix Slate 2100 switcher for live, high-quality production of its new sports news program, DSF Aktuell. The Slate 2100, installed by German systems integrators CAM computer aided magic GmbH and Videocation Fernseh-Systeme-GmbH, is the centerpiece of a new production studio built specifically to […]  More

CBS Sports Names Steve Karasik Coordinating Producer

Written on July 31, 2008 at 1:26 pm, by

Steve Karasik has been promoted to Coordinating Producer, CBS Sports, the network announced today. Karasik will be responsible for overseeing content and quality control for all sports production elements involving The NFL On CBS, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, college football, PGA TOUR golf, including the Masters and PGA Championship, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, […]  More

50 Kaleido processors to monitor CCTV Olympic signals

Written on July 31, 2008 at 12:35 pm, by

Chinese Central Television has installed 50 Kaleido multi-image display processors for monitoring two channels dedicated to the Beijing Olympics. During the Beijing Olympics, CCTV-HD will broadcast as the Olympic HD Channel, and offer live coverage of all the events. At present, eight cities in China can receive HD programs, namely Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Qingdao, […]  More

Neutrik to provide on-site service center in Beijing

Written on July 31, 2008 at 12:28 pm, by

As athletes from across the globe are put to the test during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, Neutrik will be there to ensure that its broadcast customers won’t miss a moment of the action. Broadcasters will be able to go to the Neutrik Service Center for all their last minute, on site connectivity, including connectors, […]  More

Lyris delivers NBC Olympic alerts

Written on July 31, 2008 at 9:54 am, by

Lyris, an email marketing service provider will deliver NBC Olympics email alerts. NBC Olympics alerts include top headlines for every Olympic sport, local news for NBC affiliates, featured videos, and top slideshow galleries. “Consumers are increasingly reliant on online forms of communication, such as email, to get the latest information and offers,” said Blaine Mathieu, […]  More

Thomson’s PRN to distribute Olympic highlights

Written on July 31, 2008 at 9:45 am, by

Thomson’s Premier Retail Networks, Inc. (PRN), a provider of digital media solutions has been selected as the provider of NBC Olympics highlights to retail shoppers. Starting on August 9, highlights of the previous day’s events and information about NBC’s programming schedule that night will be broadcast daily to retail locations nationwide from the Opening Ceremony […]  More

Abekas AirCleaner and ClipStoreMXc Clean the Broadcast Air at Beijing

Written on July 31, 2008 at 9:39 am, by

When the Olympics commence in Beijing next week, Abekas cannot ensure clean air in the skies, but the company is doing its part to ensure a clean broadcast of the event. Abekas is delivering more than 20 AirCleaner HD/SD digital video/audio profanity delay systems to China for use by major broadcasters Hebei-TV and Jiangsu-TV during […]  More

IMG Scores Deal With China’s CCTV

Written on July 31, 2008 at 9:25 am, by

The Wall Street Journal reports that IMG Worldwide Inc. has struck an exclusive 20-year deal with China’s national TV broadcaster that gives the U.S. company the right to develop and market new sports events in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for televised sports. Seeking to capitalize on the growing interest in sports ahead of […]  More

NBC Olympics Venue Engineering Team Gears Up For Games

Written on July 31, 2008 at 9:05 am, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer For most broadcasters the challenge of dealing with one venue is enough to fill a day. So for NBC Olympics’ Chip Adams, NBC vice president of venue engineering and his team of 25 technical managers, dealing with 44 distinct Olympic venues this summer has been a test of patience, planning and fortitude. […]  More

Cox gets in Olympic mix

Written on July 30, 2008 at 3:26 pm, by

Cox Communications, in agreement with NBC Universal, Cox high-speed internet customers can access 2,200 hours of 25 events streamed live, plus full-event video replays, extensive highlights, including daily recaps of key events, best-of montages, commentator analysis and athlete-specific clips each day, available on NBCOlympics.com. Consumers will have access to 3,600 hours of Olympics coverage on […]  More

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