Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Best On-Set Monitor? Philips Unveils 'Frameless' 3DTV

Written on August 31, 2012 at 1:40 pm, by

Forget the 3D part for now. While only currently available in Europe and Russia,  reports that Philips is pushing the envelope in slim aesthetics with its latest 6900-series 3D TVs, which sport an almost invisible 1.2mm-thin bezel. Made of brushed-anodized aluminum, this “zero-border” frame is further complemented by a equally unique “light and airy” […]  More

SVGEurope’s IBC2012 Blog To Deliver Live Reports From Amsterdam

Written on August 31, 2012 at 12:43 pm, by

IBC is less than a week away, and the show promises to be an impressive showcase of the latest sports-production technology that global vendors have to offer. SVG and SVG Europe will be out in full force, covering all the latest technology offerings and product trends live from the IBC show floor in Amsterdam. Make […]  More

New Digital Workflow, Same Grueling Workout for NFL Films’ Hard Knocks

Written on August 31, 2012 at 12:32 pm, by

The toughest five weeks you’ll ever love. The tagline for HBO Sports’ Hard Knocks, now in its seventh season, may refer to the players fighting to make the Miami Dolphins’ 53-man roster, but it’s just as relevant for the guys behind the scenes as well. “It’s become a rallying point for all of us involved […]  More

NHL Announces TV Schedule Despite Looming Threat of Lockout

Written on August 31, 2012 at 11:39 am, by

Despite an on-going labor dispute between the NHL and NHLPA that threatens to wipe out games from the schedule, the league announced its planned television schedule yesterday for national partners NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, TSN, TSN2, RDS, and NHL Network-U.S. for the 2012-13 regular season. In the U.S., NBC and NBC Sports Network enter […]  More

AT&T U-verse TV to Deliver Longhorn Network

Written on August 31, 2012 at 11:34 am, by

Just in time for Texas football season, ESPN and AT&T U-verse TV have announced that Longhorn Network will be available to U-verse TV customers in Texas and across the AT&T U-verse footprint. AT&T U-verse TV customers will have the Longhorn Network in time for kick off against Wyoming on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT from Darrell […]  More

SMT Serves Up Tennis Channel’s GOTO Board at US Open

Written on August 31, 2012 at 11:16 am, by

By Carl Lindemann Sports Video Group SMT, a provider of data delivery, graphics solutions and technology solutions for sports and entertainment events, is teaming up with the Tennis Channel to present multimedia and multiplatform coverage of the US Open this year. Stationed in an on-site studio at the historic Billie Jean King Tennis Center, Tennis […]  More

ESPN Unveils Revamped ScoreCenter App for iPad

Written on August 31, 2012 at 11:11 am, by

ESPN has released a newcompletely redesigned ScoreCenter app for the Apple iPad, available now at the Apple App Store. In addition to up-to-the-minute scores, news and video of the top live events of the day, ScoreCenter for iPad gives sports fans a personalized view of their favorite teams and leagues, including customized scoreboards, breaking news, […]  More

Tiffen Company Rolls Out Dfx v3 Effects Software at PhotoShop World

Written on August 31, 2012 at 11:08 am, by

The Tiffen Company, a manufacturer and distributor of accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, will exhibit products from its Domke, Davis & Sanford, Listec, Lowel-Light, Tiffen Digital and Optical filters, and Steadicam brands at the upcoming Photoshop World West Expo held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada […]  More

NEP Trio Video Makes it Seven Years Straight at Lollapalooza

Written on August 31, 2012 at 10:55 am, by

NEP Trio Video has completed its seventh successful year as sole provider of mobile video production facilities and services for the Lollapalooza music festival, which took place Aug. 3-5 in Chicago. Under contract by Springboard Productions for promoter C3 Presents, NEP Trio Video provided four production vehicles that supplied more than 60 hours of HD […]  More

NeuLion Taps HP-vet Greg Willis as EVP of Sales and Marketing

Written on August 31, 2012 at 10:51 am, by

NeuLion has hired long time industry executive Greg Willis as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Willis spent the last four years at HP, most recently as its Global Account and General Manager in the Communications, Media, and Entertainment industry. Willis previously worked for Accent Media, the Food Network, and HBO. “Greg is a […]  More

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