Monthly Archives: November 2011

China to Launch First 3D TV Channel in January

Written on November 30, 2011 at 12:50 pm, by

China’s Xinhua news agency ( reports that China’s first 3D television channel will air on a trial basis on Jan. 1, 2012 and go into official operation during the upcoming Lunar New Year Festival in late January, according to government authorities. “We have officially started preparations for the country’s first experimental 3D TV channel and […]  More

Venue Sound: PA-Systems Manufacturers Chime In

Written on November 30, 2011 at 6:00 am, by

After two decades of vast buildout and with at least that much ahead in updates in an uncertain economic climate, sound-systems manufacturers are closely watching the huge sports-venue sector. The experience of the past 20 years has also created templates for a future in which second-tier venues will have sound rivaling that of the major-league […]  More

BTN2Go Launches on Apple Mobile Devices

Written on November 29, 2011 at 12:16 pm, by

In a coffee shop in Madison, WI, a bookstore in Southern California, or an airplane 30,000 ft. above it all: fans of Big Ten sports can get their fix anywhere. Earlier this month, Big Ten Network launched a free application for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch called BTN2Go, a live 24/7 multiplatform extension of […]  More

SVG, Variety To Roll Out Red Carpet for Sports Entertainment Production Summit on Jan. 25 in L.A.

Written on November 29, 2011 at 12:08 pm, by

The Sports Video Group and Variety will take over the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles on Jan. 25 for the Sports Entertainment Production Summit, bringing together leaders from both the sports and entertainment worlds to delve into the latest developments in production, technology, and operations in both industries. Registration for the Summit is now open! […]  More

Pennsylvania’s WHTM-TV Completes HD Upgrade with JVC

Written on November 29, 2011 at 11:02 am, by

WHTM-TV, the ABC affiliate that serves Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, PA, has purchased 15 GY-HM790U and six GY-HM750U ProHD cameras from JVC Professional Products for its transition to local HD news production. Allbritton Communications Company, based in Arlington, VA, recently standardized on JVC ProHD cameras for studio and ENG work at WHTM-TV and five of its affiliated stations. […]  More

The Studio — B&H To Demo VidiGo Graphics and Broadcast Software

Written on November 29, 2011 at 10:54 am, by

The right graphics can transform a good TV show into a must-see event. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, The Studio — B&H will present live demos of VidiGo Graphics and Broadcast Software. Supporting native rendering of Adobe Flash directly into the live broadcast workflow, the VidiGo Graphics Broadcast Software allows you to produce animated bitmaps and […]  More

The Road to CSVS Webinar: HD Video Production on Campus: Why It’s Critical to Your Success

Written on November 29, 2011 at 10:44 am, by

Registration is open for the second installment of The Road to CSVS Webinar Series. ‘HD Video Production on Campus: Why It’s Critical to Your Success’ will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Webinar, which is sponsored by XOS Digital and presented in partnership with NACDA, will discuss everything from strategy, budgeting, equipment purchasing […]  More

YES Network Goes Behind the Scenes with Yankees Access

Written on November 29, 2011 at 10:42 am, by

YES Network will premiere its new series, Yankees Access, tonight at 8 pm ET. Fans will get exclusive access to Yankees star Curtis Granderson, as a result of YES Yankees reporter Jack Curry’s trip to Taiwan earlier this month. Curry  accompanied an MLB All-Star team that included Granderson and fellow Yankees star Robinson Cano. Yankees […]  More

Lydia Murphy-Stephans Named Head of Pac-12 Networks

Written on November 29, 2011 at 10:35 am, by

Lydia Murphy-Stephans, a versatile and accomplished executive with a background that includes leadership roles in worldwide network television and both national and regional cable networks, has been named Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Pac-12 Networks. As head of the network, Murphy-Stephans will oversee the development, launch, and management of the Pac-12 Networks, […]  More

Riedel Expands to Russia

Written on November 29, 2011 at 10:29 am, by

Riedel Communications expands its worldwide service and sales offices with the opening of a new office in Moscow. Responding to the demands of growing Eastern European markets of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, Riedel opens its the tenth branch office. The company also has offices in the US, Asia, UK, Europe, and Australia. “Now that we’re […]  More

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