Monthly Archives: April 2012

Alternative Content for Cinema (mp4), NAB, April 15, 2012

Written on April 30, 2012 at 9:37 pm, by

Alternative Content for Cinema NAB, Las Vegas, NV April 15, 2012 MP4: Alternative Content for Cinema 690×540 24.3 MB TRT: 22:14  More

Calrec’s Artemis, Hydra2 Add Flexibility To MIRA Mobile’s New Production Truck

Written on April 30, 2012 at 2:13 pm, by

Calrec’s Artemis Beam audio console has been chosen by outdoor-broadcasting company MIRA Mobile Television for its newest truck, M12HD. The combination of the highly configurable Artemis Beam console and the scalable audio-networking and resource-sharing capabilities of Calrec’s Hydra2 platform has allowed MIRA Mobile to build its most flexible production truck yet. M12HD, the seventh in […]  More

RIVA Technologies Names Yohay Hahamy President and CEO

Written on April 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm, by

RIVA Technologies, parent company of Joseph Electronics and Joseph Fiber Solutions (JFS), has named Yohay Hahamy president/CEO, effective today. Hahamy will take over day-to-day operations of the company from Chuck Annella, who has decided to retire. Annella will assume the role of honorary chairman of the board and advise on future growth strategies and long-term […]  More

Production of Atlantic Cup Sailing Race To Deliver High Impact for Low Cost

Written on April 30, 2012 at 11:15 am, by

Shooting offshore sailing over a two-week period is not the first event that comes to mind for testing cost-effective video-production and -distribution techniques, but The Atlantic Cup, held May 11-27 between Charleston, SC, and Newport, RI, will do just that. A combination of Panasonic Varicams, Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras, and GoPro cameras in the […]  More

Panasonic's 145-inch 8K TV

Written on April 28, 2012 at 5:05 pm, by reports that you best set your eyes to stun. Panasonic Japan just raised the game in the “mine is bigger than yours” battle by taking the wraps off its huge 145-inch 8k television, thus outdoing Sharp’s 85-inch 8k set by a healthy margin. The mammoth plasma set, made in partnership with Japan’s public broadcaster […]  More

NAB 2012 Reflections: Promise for the Future

Written on April 27, 2012 at 2:48 pm, by

Last week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas is now history, and, for more than 90,000 attendees, this week is all about catching up on projects that sat idle during the week, combing through notes and new-product brochures, and sending e-mails to exhibitors whose products are worth a second look. This week is also the time […]  More

ESPN’s L.A. Facility Is at Heart of NBA Playoffs Storylines

Written on April 27, 2012 at 2:31 pm, by

ESPN finds itself in quite an enviable position going into the NBA Playoffs tomorrow. The network’s staple NBA studio show, Kia NBA Countdown, is produced just a stone’s throw from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where two of the most high-profile contenders will be chasing a championship ring in the coming weeks. ESPN believes […]  More

LiveClips Powers Live In-Game Video Highlights

Written on April 27, 2012 at 2:12 pm, by

LiveClips is involved in creation, digitization and real-time delivery of smart video clips to sports and fantasy league fans via Internet-enabled and mobile devices. The company recently announced that it has been chosen to power the delivery of live in-game video highlights from NCAA college football, Major League Soccer (MLS) and Euro 2012 soccer telecasts. […]  More

Ballpark Cam Earns Gold for MLB Network

Written on April 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm, by

MLB Network’s Ballpark Cam system was named last night as the mass media gold winner in the Media/Visual Communication category of the Edison Awards, which honor the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services. “It is an amazing honor for MLB Network’s Ballpark Cam system to receive the gold […]  More

Audio Routers Continue on the Path to Integration

Written on April 27, 2012 at 12:45 pm, by

Audio routers have become far more sophisticated in the past year. They had to: convergence with video-signal routing is making the move to the fully integrated multisignal router inevitable. Here are some of the choices that sports-broadcast professionals have now. Grass Valley The Apex audio-routing switcher features an 11RU 256×256 frame with either 75-ohm unbalanced […]  More

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