Monthly Archives: March 2012

F&F Productions Covers Massive Superdome for CBS at Final Four

Written on March 31, 2012 at 3:01 pm, by

As six of his finest mobile production units rumble and hum around him, F&F Productions president and CEO George Orgera is beaming. Leaning slightly against the walking cane in his right hand, Orgera couldn’t be more pleased with the sight: an all F&F truck compound outside the Superdome in New Orleans for the biggest weekend […]  More

Researchers Announce Breakthrough Development in Audio Technology Allows Sound Waves to Carry Two Distinct Audio Signals

Written on March 31, 2012 at 11:45 am, by reports that the newly developed process, which is called Audial Bi-Imagery, allows the listener to hear one of two completely different sounds depending on how they focus their hearing. The effect is similar to the visual process by which people can see one of two distinctly different patterns in a drawing, such as seeing […]  More

SVG Europe’s UK Summit Looks Forward to ‘Summer of Sport’

Written on March 30, 2012 at 12:27 pm, by

The iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London was host to the first SVG Europe SportTechUK Summit, and it was a fitting location given that the topic of the day was the upcoming “Summer of Sport,” which will feature such iconic events as the Summer Olympics, Wimbledon, the Open, and the Paralympics. Discussions focused on how […]  More

Grass Valley Delivers for Men’s, Women’s Final Four Coverage

Written on March 30, 2012 at 12:26 pm, by

As it has for the past several years, live sports production company F&F Productions, based in Clearwater, Fla. will send two of its most advanced high-definition (HD) production trucks outfitted with Grass Valley equipment, to cover the 2012 NCAA Men’s Division I Final Four Weekend Tournament (March 31-April 1) and National Championship Game (April 2) […]  More

Thirty Years After Its First Final Four Telecast, CBS Returns to New Orleans

Written on March 30, 2012 at 12:00 pm, by

In 1982, CBS broadcast its first Final Four after gaining the rights to the NCAA Tournament from NBC. That year, in New Orleans, Dean Smith’s North Carolina Tar Heels crushed the hearts of John Thompson’s Georgetown Hoyas in a classic title game where a young Michael Jordan hit a jumper from the left wing with […]  More

Southland Conference Adds XOS HD Replay for Basketball

Written on March 30, 2012 at 11:58 am, by

The Southland Conference has added the XOS HD Replay product line for its men’s and women’s basketball game-day operations. The announcement was made today by Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital. “The XOS HD Replay system for basketball is designed to provide opportunities for quick and accurate analysis,” McCleary said. “With this technology, Southland school replay […]  More

Adtec Digital Provides Transmission for 2012 American Le Mans Series

Written on March 30, 2012 at 11:53 am, by

The 2012 American Le Mans Series opened with one major goal in mind, to deliver the most exciting race and most content to its fans.  To that extent, the team at Mobile Satellite Connection paired with Adtec Digital technology, delivered a flawless transmission of the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring [Florida]. Utilizing […]  More

Rogers Media Purchases Calrec Artemis Audio Consoles

Written on March 30, 2012 at 11:51 am, by

Rogers Media, owner of several Citytv, OMNI, and SportsNet stations throughout western Canada, has purchased a set of Calrec Artemis audio consoles for its Vancouver, British Columbia, facility, which is home to the Citytv Vancouver, OMNI BC, and SportsNet Pacific channels. The purchase includes a 40-fader Artemis Beam console for the larger of the facility’s […]  More

MultiDyne Intros Portable CWDM Remapper/Multiplexer

Written on March 30, 2012 at 11:48 am, by

MultiDyne has introduced the FS-6000 Fiber-Saver, a portable CWDM remapper/multiplexer that transports up to six digital optical or six SDI signals over a single fiber, allowing users to transport additional signals easily in situations where there are an insufficient amount of available fibers. Using the FS-6000 Fiber-Saver, a user can input any digital optical signal, […]  More

ESPN’s Women’s Basketball Championship Coverage Peaks With Showdown in Denver

Written on March 30, 2012 at 10:55 am, by

This Sunday, ESPN will continue its exclusive coverage of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship when all four No. 1 seeds meet in Denver for the Final Four. Notre Dame, hoping to return to the Championship Game for the second consecutive year, will tip off against perennial powerhouse Connecticut at 6:30 p.m. ET; Stanford […]  More

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