Monthly Archives: March 2009

Calrec Apollo Console Sets New Benchmark

Written on March 31, 2009 at 7:27 pm, by

Calrec Audio will unveil its most powerful digital audio console yet at the 2009 NAB Show, April 18-23 in Las Vegas. Calrec’s new Apollo console provides more than twice as much processing power as the company’s Alpha platform, a channel count that sets a new industry benchmark, and an all new, highly responsive, user-configurable control […]  More

Fast Forward Video Improves Elite HD Recorder at NAB

Written on March 31, 2009 at 7:23 pm, by

At the 2009 NAB Show, Fast Forward Video (FFV) will unveil a robust new set of capabilities for its recently launched Elite HD camera-mounted digital video recorder (DVR) and player. As the first camera-mounted DVR and player to harness the JPEG 2000 (J2K) compression codec for recording HD-SDI video signals, the Elite HD is now […]  More

Orad, Isilon Offer Integrated Graphics Storage System

Written on March 31, 2009 at 4:37 pm, by

A new integrated graphics storage system is available from Orad Hi-Tec Systems Limited and Isilon Systems, enabling sports broadcasters to organize all their assets in a single location. Broadcasters will be able to stream video clips that have been stored on Isilon’s systems directly to air using Orad’s Maestro and 3DPlay controllers. The clips will […]  More

Broadcast Pix Slate Gets ‘Fluent’ With New Software

Written on March 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm, by

Broadcast Pix Slate integrated live-video-production systems are getting “Fluent” with new workflow software that exploits the system’s unique video and file integration to improve functionality and performance. Three new Fluent options will be available, including a new 2-M/E Soft Panel that enables a 1-M/E Slate system to upgrade to 2 M/Es using GUI control. This […]  More

Integration of Omneon and Marquis Supports Apple/Avid Edit Workflows

Written on March 31, 2009 at 3:41 pm, by

Omneon has announced that the enhanced integration of its MediaGrid active storage system with Marquis Broadcast’s Medway media highway software now enables seamless migration of edit timelines between Apple Final Cut Pro and Avid editors. With the ability to migrate and recompose a Final Cut Pro timeline as an Avid sequence, production facilities can leverage […]  More

CSVS Advisory Committee Q&A: Richard Wanninger, Associate Executive Director for External Relations, Patriot League

Written on March 31, 2009 at 12:43 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 will feature an […]  More

Harris Corp. Announces Workflow Enhancements to QuiC Media-Analysis Server

Written on March 31, 2009 at 11:06 am, by

Harris has announced powerful enhancements to its Videotek QuiC media-analysis server, a fully automated, file-based test-and-measurement tool that verifies the quality of compressed digital files before the content is distributed. The system’s ability to process content automatically, and at speeds much faster than real time, results in a cost-effective tool that enables new and more […]  More

PGATOUR.COM Scores With Online Traffic During 2009 Arnold Palmer Invitational

Written on March 31, 2009 at 11:01 am, by

PGATour.com continues to lead the field with strong traffic increases for coverage of Tiger Woods’ second consecutive win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard with the site recording a 26% increase in visits to more than 3 million and a 24% increase in average daily unique users (543K) year over year versus the […]  More

RTR Russia Selects Chryon Lex2

Written on March 31, 2009 at 10:56 am, by

RTR, the multiple-channel Russian broadcaster and content provider with more than 80 affiliated regional bureaus and stations, has purchased multiple Chyron LEX2 graphic systems for use in news, culture, sport, arts, and entertainment programmes. The sale, through Chyron’s regional distributor, Sankom Pro, means that RTR will transform its broadcast workflow and playout with professional graphics. […]  More

For Fox Sports Detroit, Tigers Broadcasts Are Bigger Than Baseball

Written on March 31, 2009 at 9:37 am, by

By Carolyn Braff Perhaps no city is feeling the economic downturn more than Detroit, but, for Fox Sports Detroit, the current economy makes the job of a regional sports network (RSN) all the more important. “The Detroit area has been hit really hard by the economic challenges,” says John Tuohey, executive producer for Fox Sports […]  More

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