Monthly Archives: June 2012

X Games Live: Cameras Galore with Sony, CPG, Fletcher, GoPro on Hand at LA Live

Written on June 29, 2012 at 9:11 pm, by

This week at ESPN’s X Games 18 in downtown Los Angeles, there is no shortage of two integral elements: tattoos and cameras. And while the ink is spread across the skin of seemingly every athlete competing at Summer X, the cameras are spread across the L.A. Live complex, positioned everywhere from the overhead grid at […]  More

Stream TV’s Glasses-Free 3D Technology is Nearly Here

Written on June 29, 2012 at 2:57 pm, by

Customretailer.net reports major partnership and product-availability announcements made at CEA Line Shows During a mid-afternoon press conference at the CEA Line Shows and Digital Downtown Conference on Wednesday, Stream TV Networks CEO Mathu  Rajan  made a number of breaking-news announcements about the company’s proprietary Ultra-D 3D-without-glasses technology. The 3D-without-glasses TVs are expected to be available […]  More

X Games Live: ESPN’s Rally Car, Hot Wheels Coverage Reaps Rewards of Cameron’s Deep-Sea Dive

Written on June 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm, by

In March, filmmaker James Cameron became the first human to complete a solo journey to the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep, Earth’s deepest known point at nearly seven miles below the Pacific Ocean surface. To capture the two-and-a-half hour voyage, Cameron deployed a series of ultra-miniature 3D cameras inside titanium housings that were the first of […]  More

SVG Lunchtime Links 6-29-12

Written on June 29, 2012 at 1:05 pm, by

Swarbrick: Notre Dame Nears Decision on New NBC Deal (Chicago Tribune) With Full Delay, Here’s NBC’s Latest Track Drama (Los Angeles Daily News) Less May Be More for 3D TV (The New York Times) MLB’s Blackout Problem Keeps Sport in Dark Ages (Yahoo! Sports) USA Today Forms Sports Digital Properties (NetNewsCheck) TV Game Changers: OLED, […]  More

Tiffen Adds New Davis & Sanford Magnum XG13 Tripod, FX13 Head

Written on June 29, 2012 at 12:19 pm, by

The Tiffen Company, a manufacturer and distributor of accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, unveiled its redesigned Davis & Sanford Magnum XG13 Tripod and FX13 Head. The advanced, state-of-the-art Magnum XG13 Tripod supports professional DSLR and video shoots. The new design is manufactured with high-quality aluminum alloy and is precisely […]  More

Aframe Delivers for London’s Olympic Delivery Authority Putting Broadcast Video Into the Cloud

Written on June 29, 2012 at 12:09 pm, by

London 2012’s Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) had an Olympic-sized task to deliver – building new and temporary venues, improving sports facilities, and transport infrastructure for the London games. When it needed to create and distribute promotional videos to accredited broadcasters around the globe –fast – and handle the demand that the Olympics would generate, the […]  More

Bexel Makes Major Investment in Fujinon Lenses

Written on June 29, 2012 at 11:57 am, by

Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a provider of broadcast services and solutions, announced a million-dollar purchase of over 60 new Fujinon lenses as well as a significant amount of lens accessories, including zoom and focus controls and optical stabilization gear. The acquisition of the Fujinon ENG lenses supports Bexel’s growing […]  More

NBC Announces Talent Team for London Olympics

Written on June 29, 2012 at 11:49 am, by

Bob Costas leads a record 115 NBC Olympic commentators as NBCUniversal will present an unprecedented 5,535 hours of London Olympic Games coverage across NBC, NBC Sports Network, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, Telemundo, NBCOlympics.com, two specialty channels, and the first-ever 3D platform, an unprecedented level that surpasses the coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics by nearly 2,000 hours. […]  More

NBC To Air Live Coverage of the America’s Cup World Series

Written on June 29, 2012 at 11:34 am, by

NBC will air live coverage of the America’s Cup World Series, this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET. Sunday’s broadcast will feature the match racing final and fleet racing final, and will be the first U.S. network broadcast of America’s Cup racing in 20 years. “We are excited to be collaborating with the America’s Cup to […]  More

Broadcast Sports, Inc. Supports NBC’s Live Broadcast of Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show

Written on June 29, 2012 at 11:31 am, by

Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI) will provide RF support for ‘Ignite the Night,’ the 36th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks display in New York City next week. The event, touted as the biggest fireworks display in America, will take place over the Hudson River between 18th and 43rd Streets. It will feature more than 40,000 fireworks synchronized to a 25-minute score. […]  More

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