Monthly Archives: May 2010

Mark Schubin's NAB 2010 Wrap-Up presentation from the SMPTE Advanced Technology Conference, Chesapeake Beach, MD

Written on May 28, 2010 at 8:01 pm, by

Mark Schubin’s NAB 2010 Wrap-Up presentation from the SMPTE Advanced Technology Conference, Chesapeake Beach, MD (35 MB, PPT). Schubin_NAB2010_Wrap-Up_SMPTE_DC  More

Grass Valley To Demo Latest Developments at Broadcast Asia 2010

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:43 am, by

At the 15th annual Broadcast Asia 2010 International Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technology Exhibition & Conference, June 15-18 in Singapore, Grass Valley will demonstrate several of its latest HD production technologies and how they can work in tandem to make the transition to file-based production easy and cost-effective. Market share across the entire Asia-Pacific region […]  More

German Public Broadcaster Relies on Riedel Intercom Systems

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:36 am, by

MCS GmbH Sachsen, the German broadcast provider for the German public broadcast network MDR, has installed a new Artist intercom system from Riedel Communications. Riedel Communications, a manufacturer of intercom, audio, fiber, and radio technology, provided a comms infrastructure that combined the MDR TV and radio studios into a single communications system replacing the old […]  More

Shure Boasts Wide Range of Environmental Initiatives

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:31 am, by

Ever wonder what happens to Shure microphone when it goes out of commission? When a Shure product can no longer be repaired, it becomes scrap.  In addition, the FCC’s closing of the 700 MHz frequency band has resulted in thousands of wireless microphone systems being replaced prematurely.  Many of these have been returned to Shure […]  More

PMI Digital Taps Utah Scientific Routing Switcher for New Pittsburgh Facility

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:28 am, by

PMI Digital, a high-end post-production and media distribution company, has deployed a UTAH-400 digital routing switcher from Utah Scientific interfaced with a Barco high-resolution multiviewer in its new, 20,000-square foot facility in Pittsburgh. Besides providing video and audio production, editing, and post-production, PMI distributes multiple syndicated satellite feeds for its clients. In January 2010, PMI […]  More

Gillete Stadium To Plug in New Daktronics LED Display System for 2010 Patriots Season

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:21 am, by

Gillette Stadium will be updated with a new integrated LED video display system, designed and manufactured by Daktronics. The new system will be installed this summer, prior to the start of the 2010 NFL season. It will feature updated technology behind each end zone with improved wide-angle visibility and image clarity for fans of the […]  More

Vizrt Graphics Utiltized by NRK for Eurovision Song Contest Finale

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:09 am, by

Considered the world’s largest non-sport television production, the Eurovision Song Contest Finale is being broadcast live from the Telenor Arena, in Oslo, Norway during several dates in late May. Started in 1956, the contest has since grown to include two live semi-finals, which are held on the 25th and the 27th of May. NRK, the […]  More

Ota To Helm ESPN’s Digital Communications Sector

Written on May 28, 2010 at 11:03 am, by

Kevin Ota has joined ESPN as director, digital communications.  Ota will be responsible for media relations pertaining to ESPN’s digital products including, mobile,, digital audio, fantasy, gaming and more.  He is based at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn., and reports to Katina Arnold, VP, communications. “Kevin has worked on a number of digital […]  More

Varto Technologies To Host Open House Featuring Sports Production Demos

Written on May 28, 2010 at 10:48 am, by

Varto Technologies will hold an open house on June 3, demonstrating their cutting edge sports production tools for live production, post production, video editing, IPTV, streaming, video equipment, 3D modeling and animation, compositing, and DVD authoring. Varto will also demo the latest HD TriCaster as well as LiveU’s latest product. The open house takes place from 10 […]  More

Gepco Rolls Out Host of Distribution System Solutions at InfoComm 2010

Written on May 28, 2010 at 10:30 am, by

Gepco International (InfoComm Booth C6926) will present several distribution system solutions at InfoComm 2010 in Las Vegas June 9–11, including its HSB Fusion Splice Box, HMPF & HMP8 Modular Hybrid Fiber & Triax Panel Systems, Fiber Feedthrough Panels & Chassis and Custom Panels. Gepco will also feature its Heavy-Duty Tactical Cat 5e Cable & Assemblies […]  More

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