Monthly Archives: February 2009

Job Openings: ESPN

Written on February 27, 2009 at 4:47 pm, by

ESPN has a number of job openings available for the technology-minded crowd. Job Opening: Software Engineer III /ESPN Digital Media Job Location: Bristol, CT Job Experience: Required qualifications include 3+ years experience with Java, servlets, and Web applications; knowledge of database design and implementation, including ER diagrams, stored procedures, index strategies, and transactions, with preference […]  More

PGATOUR.COM Matches Record High 2.5 Million Video Streams for Round Two Coverage of Accenture Match Play

Written on February 27, 2009 at 4:29 pm, by, the online home of the PGA Tour, once again streamed nearly 2.5 million videos in one day to reach the previous record set for its online coverage of the World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play Championship. This marks a two-day high for the site with nearly 5 million videos accessed by users (Feb. […]  More Goes Hole-by-Hole for Tiger Coverage

Written on February 27, 2009 at 3:31 pm, by

By Carolyn Braff Tiger Woods returned to the links at this week’s World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship, and celebrated with a record-breaking day of online video coverage, streaming 2.5 million videos on the opening day of play, Wednesday Feb. 25. Woods lost on Thursday, but anchoring the streaming content was innovative hole-by-hole coverage […]  More

Sony NAB Intros Designed To Make Content Dreams a Reality

Written on February 27, 2009 at 3:10 pm, by

By Ken Kerschbaumer Sony Broadcast will head to the NAB Show this year with a slew of new products: an HDV camcorder, compact POV camera and recorder, HD field recorder, viewfinder, new monitors, and more than two dozen others to be announced at the show in April. And while the products will no doubt generate […]  More

Nucomm Newscaster DR Diversity Receiver Lifts Off With New Upgraded DR 2 Model

Written on February 27, 2009 at 12:49 pm, by

Nucomm will introduce its Newscaster DR 2 diversity receiver at the 2009 NAB Show. An updated model of its industry-leading predecessor, the Newscaster DR offers new features including a split box and the ability to receive UHF digital signals in the 150- to 850-MHz band. Since the DR 2 can receive lower-frequency UHF digital signals, […]  More

To Streamline and Reorganize, Sony Shakes Up Leadership Roles

Written on February 27, 2009 at 12:14 pm, by

By Carolyn Braff Sony is making some structural changes within the company’s organization, starting with the man at the top. Howard Stringer, chairman and CEO of the company, will also take on the title of president of Sony effective April 1, centering the company’s power in one man and giving him more-direct control over the […]  More

Venue News & Notes: A’s on the Way to San Jose?

Written on February 27, 2009 at 11:18 am, by

The Oakland Athletics this week officially scrapped their plans to move to Fremont, CA, giving another city a chance to get in on the A’s action. San Jose’s elected officials and community leaders jumped to work Wednesday on reviving a stadium romance that withered nearly three years ago. Some gathered in a hastily called meeting. […]  More

Vision Fits Right In at Moldovan TV

Written on February 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm, by

Moldovan TV required a specific architecture to move forward with their HD transition, so for their facility, Moldovan TV selected Ross’ Vision QMD/X production switcher line with the purchase of a Vision 2M control panel mixed with a Vision 3 QMD frame. Ross offered the solution with their Vision line of switchers. Purchased through their […]  More

CSVS Advisory Committee Q&A: Patty Power, SVP, Operations, CBS College Sports Network

Written on February 26, 2009 at 4:04 pm, by

In anticipation of the inaugural College Sports Video Summit (CSVS) to be held June 9-10 in Atlanta, the Sports Video Group has assembled a seasoned advisory committee that includes some of the game-changers in the business and technology behind college-sports broadcasting. Each week leading up to the event, College Sports Video Insider is featuring an […]  More

JumpTV Announces Exclusive Streaming Plans For First Rounds Of 2009 Big East Basketball Championships

Written on February 26, 2009 at 3:58 pm, by

With the 2009 BIG EAST Women’s and Men’s Basketball Championships including more games and more teams than in any previous year, the conference is announcing unprecedented online coverage of the tournaments on, powered by JumpTV. The BIG EAST, in conjunction with its Digital Media Partner, JumpTV, will offer exclusive free live video streams of […]  More

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