Monthly Archives: January 2011

Volen Leaves PGA Tour To Lead SI Digital

Written on January 31, 2011 at 5:35 pm, by

Turner Sports has named Paul Volen as vice president and general manager of SI Digital, overseeing the strategy and day-to-day business and technical management of, affiliated websites such as, and the mobile Web site and apps. Volen will all be in charge of creating new revenue and product opportunities for the business […]  More

Slovenian Pubcaster Installs Riedel Intercom System

Written on January 31, 2011 at 5:02 pm, by

Radio-Television Slovenia (RTV), the national public broadcasting organization of Slovenia, installed a comprehensive Riedel intercom infrastructure for its regional studio center in Koper. Riedel Communications delivered an Artist digital matrix intercom system and an Acrobat digital wireless intercom system. An Artist 64 matrix mainframe serves as the heart of the installation. “Artist is a very […]  More

Riedel Upgrades With SVG

Written on January 31, 2011 at 4:17 pm, by

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Riedel has upgraded its sponsorship to the premier level. Riedel designs, manufactures, and distributes sophisticated intercom, fiber, audio, and radio technology for customers worldwide in the broadcast, pro-audio, event, sports, and theater industries.  More

JVC Intros New Shoulder-Mount Camera

Written on January 31, 2011 at 3:41 pm, by

JVC Professional Products Company has introduced the GY-HM750U ProHD compact shoulder-mount camcorder. Targeted at ENG news, sports, documentaries, events, and other location shoots, it offers the fast shoot-to-edit workflow by recording native HD or SD footage in ready-to-edit file formats on low-cost SDHC memory cards. Equipped with the same 3-CCD imaging system found in the […]  More

Freesat Expands Red Button Interactive Offerings

Written on January 31, 2011 at 2:04 pm, by

Viewers in the UK on the Freesat free-to-air satellite platform can now enjoy the same Red Button interactive features as those watching Sky, cable operator Virgin Media, and the Freeview digital terrestrial service. This includes single-stream video and Sport Multiscreen, which was part of the original launch. Ronald Bullen, service delivery manager for BBC Red […]  More

Reality Check Systems, Aspera, Broadcast Sports Inc. Renew with SVG

Written on January 31, 2011 at 12:08 pm, by

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Reality Check Systems, Aspera, and Broadcast Sports Inc. have all renewed their sponsorships. Reality Check Systems, a platinum sponsor, offers innovative broadcast solutions in the form of graphics, video, and custom hardware and software. Aspera, a premier sponsor, develops software transfer technologies to achieve performance and […]  More

3D and Not 3D: The Knowledge Returns

Written on January 30, 2011 at 7:17 pm, by

Last year was a wonderful one for 3D.  In terms of worldwide and domestic box-office grosses, six of the top-10 movies released in 2010 were in 3D. And by year’s end there were almost two dozen models of integrated 3D cameras and camcorders and literally dozens of models of two-camera 3D rigs. There’s just one […]  More

Brits Watching More Live TV Than Ever

Written on January 30, 2011 at 3:54 pm, by

By Michael Silbergleid TVbytheNumbers reports that the average UK TV viewer watched more TV than ever in 2010, according  Broadcaster’s Audience Research Board (BARB).   Thinkbox thinks live TV viewing is at it peak.  It also concludes that On Demand viewing drove some of the live increases (the theory being people catch up On Demand and then […]  More

Spectra Logic Reports ‘Record-Setting’ Revenue, Profits

Written on January 28, 2011 at 1:15 pm, by

Spectra Logic announced “record-setting” revenue and profits for the first half of its 2011 fiscal year 2011, which ended December 31.  Company revenue increased 34% and its enterprise tape library revenue grew more than 60% year over year during the first half. “More and more organizations are recognizing and embracing the value of tape as […]  More

Snell Pegs Norman Rouse as Market Development Manager

Written on January 28, 2011 at 1:11 pm, by

Snell has appointed Norman Rouse as market development manager. Rouse is tasked with buidling visibility for Snell in the global broadcast and media marketplaces. “Norman is an ideal choice to serve as Snell’s chief evangelist,” says Simon Derry, CEO of Snell. “He brings 25 years of experience working with some of the top brands in […]  More

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