Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tablets Key To Future Of TV

Written on September 30, 2011 at 4:49 pm, by

FT.com reports that Amazon’s Kindle Fire could transform the tablet market even as the industry remains in its infancy, but some media and technology executives now say the hottest trend in consumer electronics will also have a profound impact on the far larger market for televisions. You can read more at  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/276e5ffc-eb68-11e0-9a41-00144feab49a.html#ixzz1ZTGXVHDN  More

WNBA Finals Are Miked Up on ESPN

Written on September 30, 2011 at 1:17 pm, by

When the Atlanta Dream and Minnesota Lynx tip off Game 1 of the WNBA Finals (Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN), the mics will be hot. Coaches and officials will be wearing live microphones during the action to help provide unique access to the court as the WNBA champion is crowned. “The inside information we obtain […]  More

Behind the Scenes at MLB Network’s Wild Wednesday

Written on September 30, 2011 at 12:49 pm, by

On a typical evening in the long and, at times, grueling baseball season, MLB Network’s flagship program MLB Tonight gives 50 to 100 updates of action across the major leagues. Needless to say, Wednesday night’s regular-season finale was anything but typical. With four games holding wild-card implications and two teams (the Tampa Bay Rays and […]  More

SVG Presents The Sports Entertainment Playbook Featuring World Series of Poker

Written on September 30, 2011 at 12:35 pm, by

The Sports Video Group is proud to present the first installment of the Sports Entertainment Playbook, featuring the World Series of Poker. The Playbook, which can be found HERE, provides an in-depth look at the production of the World Series of Poker and serves as a hands-on guide for producing events the merge the worlds […]  More

Inside ESPN’s and Major League Baseball’s Night To Remember

Written on September 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm, by

When ESPN headed into Wednesday night’s slate of four final regular-season MLB games, production teams knew that something special could take place, given all the playoff possibilities. Planning had begun two weeks earlier, and, for the first time in five years, the network delivered a secondary game into blacked-out markets. But what actually took place […]  More

Broadcast Pix Now Shipping New Mica Live Production Systems

Written on September 30, 2011 at 12:10 pm, by

Broadcast Pix has announced that Mica, its new cost-effective live video production system, is now shipping. Powered by native HD technology from Broadcast Pix Granite systems and Broadcast Pix Fluent software that tightly integrates video and file-based content, Mica allows single operators to create live productions. The company also announced its Powerful Punch Tour, which […]  More

FilmmakingWebinars.com Standardizes on Telestream’s ScreenFlow

Written on September 30, 2011 at 11:12 am, by

Telestream’s ScreenFlow screencasting software has been selected by FilmmakingWebinars.com as the company’s application of choice for recording and editing all of its webinars. Owned by NewMediaWebinars.com, FilmmakingWebinars.com creates and produces live webinars for filmmakers working in film, video, and the web. The company has standardized on ScreenFlow to create on-demand versions of the webinars. “The […]  More

Miranda Takes Home Technology & Engineering Emmy for Role in AFD Development

Written on September 30, 2011 at 11:08 am, by

Miranda Technologies, a worldwide provider of production, playout and delivery systems for the TV broadcast, cable, satellite and IPTV industries, won an Emmy Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its part in the development and standardization of the aspect ratio control technology called Active Format Description (AFD). The Emmy Award for […]  More

CCW/HD World 2011: Wohler Rides IBC Momentum

Written on September 30, 2011 at 11:03 am, by

At CCW/HD World 2011, Wohler will demonstrate the company’s full range of signal management and confidence monitoring solutions for video, audio, captioning, and loudness applications. Several Wohler products will be making their North American debut after being introduced at IBC 2011 — including the new DVM-2443 MPEG video monitor and RMQ-230 quad split video monitor. […]  More

TSN Jets Scores With NHL-Starved Winnipeg Fans

Written on September 30, 2011 at 10:58 am, by

The NHL is back in Winnipeg. Jets fans have waited 15 years for their team to return to Manitoba’s capital city, and, this season, they will be rewarded not only with a franchise but with TSN Jets, a regional sports network dedicated to delivering live coverage of more than 60 preseason and regular-season Jets contests.  […]  More

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