Monthly Archives: August 2010

Polar Mobile Powers 190 Mobile Apps for CBS College

Written on August 31, 2010 at 5:45 pm, by

This fall, 95 College Network partner schools will treat their fans to a new way to stay close to their team. Powered by Polar Mobile, a leading provider of mobile-publishing solutions, 95 university athletic departments will soon be releasing branded applications for both Blackberry and Android, giving fans instant access to news, schedules, rosters, […]  More

FCC Adjusts Final Rules On Use of Vacant TV Band

Written on August 31, 2010 at 4:49 pm, by

By Michael Silbergleid The Wall Street Journal reports that technology and telecommunications companies could soon get access to unused TV airwaves, allowing them to introduce new wireless gadgets and services, under rules that Federal Communications Commission officials are close to putting into final form. Read more:  More

Canon Develops Mammoth Camera Sensor

Written on August 31, 2010 at 4:47 pm, by

By Michael Silbergleid reports that a week after announcing an image sensor with a whopping 120 megapixels, Canon revealed Monday it’s created another boundary-pushing prototype: a chip with a light-gathering area measuring a vast 202x205mm. Read more:  More

Sky Sports News Finds Temporary Home With Visions

Written on August 31, 2010 at 4:28 pm, by

Sky Sports News has followed the other channels in the broadcaster’s sporting portfolio and gone both high definition and subscription-only. The new HD version of the service is available to more than 13 million subscribers to Sky, Virgin Media, and TalkTalk TV Home. Among the reasons for making Sky Sports News HD a pay channel […]  More

USTA Reinvents Broadcast Space at US Open

Written on August 31, 2010 at 12:23 pm, by

The U.S. Open Tennis tournament has become so popular that five networks requested their own broadcast studios at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. To accommodate all five, USTA Director of Broadcast Operations Steve Gorsuch utilized every nook and cranny of the Flushing Meadows complex, building eye-popping sets that reinvent the traditional concept of […]  More

IBC 2010: Debuts of ISIS 5000, ProTools HD Series Interfaces Highlight Avid Booth

Written on August 31, 2010 at 12:14 pm, by

At IBC 2010, Avid will showcase an array of new products and presentations that support open, collaborative broadcast and post production workflows. Avid’s booth (Hall 7 #J20) will be highlighted by the debut of Avid ISIS 5000 and Avid ProTools HD Series Interfaces. ISIS 5000 is Avid’s new, real-time, open shared storage solution designed specifically […]  More

Orad iPad Application Gives New Ease of Presenter Control

Written on August 31, 2010 at 10:22 am, by

Orad’s  iPad application for its widely used interactive graphic solution will be front and center at the company’s IBC stand in Amsterdam. With the new application, presenters will be able to interact with their graphics using their iPad, enabling them to freely control the content and flow of production. Now, the presenter is free to move […]  More

Schubin Cafe Serves Up 3D Tidbits; A 3D Camera With One Camera and One Lens?

Written on August 31, 2010 at 9:39 am, by

Mark Schubin’s Cafe Web site is offering up a number of tasty 3D tidbits, including an insider perspective on a new 3D camera that has a single camera and single lens; Sony’s development of 3D without glasses; a study reporting that UK consumers are unlikely to buy a 3D TV set, and more. Here are […]  More

SVG Healthwatch: Omega-3 Still Healthy Despite New Claims

Written on August 31, 2010 at 9:01 am, by

This week a study from the Netherlands reports that Omega-3 fatty acids were not found that heart-attack survivors who boosted their Omega-3 intake had the same risk of a second heart attack as those who did not supplement their diet with Omega-3 (for the complete story click here). But the authors point out that their […]  More

SVG Healthwatch: Time for Your Flu Shot

Written on August 31, 2010 at 8:54 am, by

It seems bed bugs have replaced swine flu as the fright of the moment but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get your flu shot. Last year the flu claimed 12,000 lives and caused 60 million illnesses and 265,000 hospitalizations. New CDC statistics last week suggest flu strain mortality varies widely, from 3,000 in an exceptionally […]  More

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