Monthly Archives: September 2012

Steve Church Dies

Written on September 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm, by

rwonline.com (Radio World) reports that broadcast equipment entrepreneur and inventor Steve Church has died at the age of 57. He had brain cancer. Church is credited with an important role in the development of modern telephone talk show technology, audio coding and IP audio networks as used in broadcast facilities. For his work he received […]  More

ESPN 3D & Other Networks Still Waiting For 3-D TV Audience To Grow

Written on September 28, 2012 at 2:16 pm, by

WashingtonPost.com reports that ESPN 3D is one of nine 3-D channels that launched in the years following the late 2009 release of James Cameron’s “Avatar.” The 3-D blockbuster won three Oscars and ranks as the highest-grossing film of all time, garnering $2.8 billion at the global box office. There’s more at http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/espn-3d-and-other-networks-still-waiting-for-3-d-tv-audience-to-grow/2012/09/28/9a1fe492-096e-11e2-9eea-333857f6a7bd_story.html  More

Rockets, Astros Find New Home With Comcast SportsNet Houston

Written on September 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm, by

Linsanity isn’t the only thing that’s new in Houston. When the Houston Rockets take the hardwood for their preseason opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Oct. 10, they’ll do so on their brand-new network. Comcast SportsNet (CSN) Houston — a partnership of the Houston Rockets, Houston Astros, and NBC Sports Group — debuts on […]  More

Mitch Jacobson To Present Workshops in Multi-Camera Live Streaming Technology

Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:21 pm, by

Director, editor, and author Mitch Jacobson presents a seven city, two day workshop in multi-camera live streaming technology.  The workshop is based on his successful textbook, Mastering Multicamera Techniques: From Pre Production to Editing and Deliverables (Focal Press) and introduces techniques in next generation multi-camera streaming technology with integrated social media functionality. Each workshop features: […]  More

Canon HD Lenses, Camcorders Earn High Marks at Middle Tennessee State University

Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:17 pm, by

With more than 25,000 students, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is the state’s largest undergrad school. At its Department of Electronic Media Communications (within the College of Mass Communications), however, student training is strictly one-on-one when it comes to learning how to use the latest television production equipment to create real-world broadcast-quality programming. Included among […]  More

Sky News Arabia Deploys Envivio Muse Encoders

Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:11 pm, by

Envivio, a provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, announced that Sky News Arabia has deployed Envivio Muse software-based encoders for its real-time web streaming service. The broadcaster, based in Abu Dhabi, uses the Envivio video processing solution to compress and stream its live video content to its website for […]  More

iStreamPlanet’s Khurram Siddiqui To Participate in TV Anywhere Panel at Sportel Monaco

Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm, by

iStreamPlanet, a provider of live and on-demand streaming-video solutions, announced that Khurram Siddiqui, the company’s VP and general manager over Europe, will participate in a panel discussion entitled “TV Anywhere: 2014 Technology Forecast” at Sportel Monaco, the international sports convention for television and new media. The session will take place Oct. 16 at 5-6 p.m. […]  More

RTV Slovenia Revamps Broadcast Facility with Orad Graphics Systems

Written on September 28, 2012 at 12:07 pm, by

RTV Slovenia has undergone a complete transformation with Orad’s enterprise broadcast graphic solutions. RTV Slovenia’s studios now rely on Orad’s PowerWall, TD Control, ProSet, and Maestroenterprise systems for their news, weather, and sports news broadcasts. “We decided to change entirely the concept of our broadcast facility and are now one of the most advanced broadcasters […]  More

MTV Screens VMAs in 3D with Blackmagic Design’s Teranex Technology

Written on September 28, 2012 at 11:57 am, by

Blackmagic Design announced that MTV used Blackmagic Design’s Teranex video processing technology for a 3D screening of the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). Recorded live at STAPLES Center, MTV simultaneously broadcast the VMAs in 3D to 600 fans at the nearby Regal Cinemas’ L.A. LIVE Theater. With Teranex’s image processing and 3D processing and […]  More

Avid Customers Win Big at 2012 Creative Arts and Primetime Emmy Awards

Written on September 28, 2012 at 11:51 am, by

Avid customers have topped the list of Emmy Award nominees and winners at the 2012 Creative Arts and Primetime Emmy Awards. The majority of the nominees this year used one or more Avid systems such as Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Sibelius to achieve creative excellence in television production. Some of Avid’s customers who were […]  More

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