Monthly Archives: March 2011

At The Ballpark: Rangers Win Race Against the Clock on HD Upgrade

Written on March 31, 2011 at 2:16 pm, by

In anticipation of the first pitch of the 2011 Major League Baseball season, SVG will provide an in-depth look at the video-system makeovers at ballparks around the country, including Citizens Bank Park, Fenway Park, Miller Park, Minute Maid Park, and Rangers Ballpark. It has been a whirlwind 12 months for the Texas Rangers, who are […]  More

Drewry Stations Select JVC ProHD Cameras for ENG Needs

Written on March 31, 2011 at 12:02 pm, by

Lawton, OK-based Drewry Communications Group has standardized on JVC ProHD cameras for ENG purposes for all five of its television stations. On Feb. 23, KFDA-TV, the Drewry CBS affiliate serving Amarillo, Texas (DMA #131), was the first station in the group to launch its local newscast in HD. Brent McClure, KFDA general manager, said the […]  More

Engineering Emmy Investigations

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:47 am, by

The Engineering Awards Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has voted to investigate 17 technologies for possible Emmy-award recognition.  The fact that investigations are taking place does not guarantee an award (there can also be more than one award per technology). The two questions that must be answered in each investigation […]  More

Ross Video Integrates SoftMetal Servers with NVerizon Automation Control

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:35 am, by

Ross Video has collaborated with NVerzion, packaging its SoftMetal Video Servers with NVerzion’s Master Control Automation. “This joint effort between NVerzion and Ross Video marks an important milestone for the broadcast industry as two seasoned companies combine forces and bring together the very best of their expertise to create a best-of-breed solution,” says Scott Murphy, […]  More

NAB 2011: Vizrt to Demo Integration with Stergen Live 2D-to-3D Conversion Software

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:33 am, by

Stergen, a strategic partner of Vizrt, will show its new Stergen Live software for live 2D to stereoscopic 3D conversion at Vizrt’s booth (#SL5408) at the 2011 NAB show. Stergen products can also be used for after-the-fact conversion of 2D footage, processing select game segments for 3D highlight programs and turning legacy archive materials into […]  More

Integrated Media Technologies Taps Chan Mahon to Lead Broadcast Systems Sector

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:28 am, by

Integrated Media Technologies, (IMT) has named Chan Mahon as the company’s new Executive Vice President of Broadcast Systems.  Mahon joins IMT following years in top positions with leading film and TV production houses. “I bring to IMT firsthand experience from both a producer and facility manager’s perspective, which is essential to the understanding of today’s […]  More

NAB 2011: IMT’s RF Central To Roll Out microLite HD Compact COFDM Transmitter

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:23 am, by

Integrated Microwave Technologies’ (IMT) RF Central will showcase its license-free 5.8 GHz microLite HD Compact COFDM Transmitter at the 2011 NAB Show (Booth C6432). microLite HD is a compact MPEG-4 COFDM digital transmitter designed for the next-generation of compact cameras featuring full HD/SDI capabilities and has low power consumption. The new 5.8 GHz version does […]  More

NAB 2011: Harris to Demo Plethora of ATSC Mobile DTV Applications

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:18 am, by

Harris Corp. will demonstrate a series of new ATSC Mobile DTV Applications at the 2011 NAB Show (Booth N2502) in alliance with LG Electronics, WRAL-DTV, Roundbox and iSet.  The demonstrations will highlight the viability of new and evolving applications that enhance the consumer experience as supported by the emerging ATSC Non-Real-Time Content Delivery Candidate Standard. […]  More

Front Porch Digital Awarded U.S. Patent for SAMMA Technology

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:12 am, by

Front Porch Digital has been awarded a United States patent for the technology behind its SAMMA products, which perform high-volume, semi-automated migration of media content from analog and digital videotape to multiple safe, secure, and readily accessible digital file formats. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has assigned Patent No. 7,853,766 to Front Porch Digital, […]  More

Hi-Ground Media Shoots Red Bull Rampage with Element Technica Pulsar 3D Rig

Written on March 31, 2011 at 11:09 am, by

Gregg Katano and Ajay Relan, the creative team behind Hi-Ground Media, and Producer/Director Wayne Miller of Action 3D Productions selected Element Technica’s Pulsar 3D rig for the Red Bull Rampage 3D: The Evolution shoot. The recent production, shot in Virgin, Utah, captures the story of five top riders from around the world, competing at the […]  More

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