Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ratings Roundup: Versus Scores With Lightning-Bruins Game 7

Written on May 31, 2011 at 1:45 pm, by

The NBC Sports group enjoyed its biggest ratings night of the NHL postseason on Friday night. Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins pulled in 2.55 million viewers on Versus, making it the most viewed non-Stanley Cup Finals broadcast in the history of the network. The […]  More

DTAGS Renews With SVG

Written on May 31, 2011 at 12:46 pm, by

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that DTAGS has renewed its mobile sponsorship. DTAGS is an encoding solution provider for the sports and media industries. DTAGS specializes in turnkey transmission solutions for live sports, news, and special events, with more than 30 years of broadcast experience. DTAGS continues to grow, providing the broadcast […]  More

NBA Game Time App Launches on Microsoft Windows Phone

Written on May 31, 2011 at 11:20 am, by

NBA Digital announced the launch of NBA Game Time, the league’s signature digital application, on Windows Phone. The new customized NBA application for Windows Phone will be available for fans throughout The Finals, which begin on May 31, at 9:00 pm ET on ABC.  During the league’s championship series, fans will have access to live scores, […]  More

Grass Valley Gives Weather Forecasts in China an HD Makeover

Written on May 31, 2011 at 10:19 am, by

Huafeng Group of Meteorological Audio & Video Information, located in Beijing China, is now producing on-air TV segments with high-definition editing systems and playout servers from Grass Valley. A subsidiary of China Weather Bureau, which provides weather service and information to the public, Huafeng Group went on the air in March, using five EDIUS laptop […]  More

Sinclair selects Masstech CatchBLUE to transcode Pitch Blue and Javelin content

Written on May 31, 2011 at 10:11 am, by

Sinclair Broadcast Group has deployed Masstech CatchBLUE v7.5 Special Edition systems to transcode content from Pitch Blue and Javelin syndicated delivery services for its entire group of 58 stations across the United States, which includes major TV networks such as FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC. Masstech has implemented CatchBLUE to highly automate the ingestion of […]  More

Nancy Glass Productions Adds Archion’s Synergy Storage

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:50 am, by

Nancy Glass Productions recently added Archion Technologies’ Synergy solution to their Unity MediaNetwork to store increasing amounts High-Definition content and streamline its file-based workflow. According to Jason Saro, Senior Avid Editor and Unity MediaNetwork Administrator at NGP, the decision to add a 32 terabyte Synergy UXE system was based on choosing the highest quality and […]  More

Panasonic Introduces New High-Speed SDHC Memory Card Line

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:36 am, by

Panasonic Solutions Company announced a new line of SD High Capacity (SDHC) full Class 10 UHS-1 (Ultra High Speed) Memory Cards with transfer rates of 90MBs, four-and-a-half times as fast as the previous generation of SDHC media. With storage capacities of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, this new RP-SDB series of cards is faster, smarter and […]  More

DiGiCo SD8 Rocks KROQ’s Stage at 2011 Coachella Mega Fest

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:32 am, by

For the second consecutive year, Los Angeles, CA’s rock radio station, KROQ, rented a house, mere steps from the main stage at Coachella Music and Arts Festival in April. Over the course of the 3-day fest, the KROQ Coachella House stage played host to live mini-sets and interviews with four to five bands daily ranging […]  More

Azzurro Systems to Demo Compact Production System at InfoComm

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:10 am, by

Azzurro Systems Integration has announced plans to demonstrate a new remotely operated version of AzzurroCam – its fully integrated, compact production system, at InfoComm in Booth # 3483. With companies now seeking ways to save time and travel costs associated with producing and sharing content, AzzurroCam provides businesses with the tools needed to broadcast meetings, […]  More

Versus Overcomes Mud, Adds New Angles for Tour of California Coverage

Written on May 31, 2011 at 9:09 am, by

During the course of live HD coverage of the Tour of California cycling race, Versus experienced quite a few ups and downs — from the top of Mt. Baldy to the bottom of a mud puddle that nearly trapped several production trucks. The eight days of coverage, for which the network invested quite a bit more time […]  More

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