Monthly Archives: October 2012

Inside The Major League Baseball Tech Startup That Could Change Television

Written on October 31, 2012 at 7:03 pm, by

Major League Baseball Advanced Media was a tiny startup inside of a huge organization. Now it’s not just on the brink of changing the game, but the rest of television with it. BuzzFeed.com says that if the entire country suddenly cancelled their cable and satellite service and switched to MLBAM technology for all of their […]  More

A New Wrinkle In Interactive TV

Written on October 30, 2012 at 7:58 pm, by

Youtoo software helps people submit videos of themselves to run alongside certain shows LATimes.com reports that Teri Osborn vividly remembers the first time she appeared on television. “I was freaking out,” Osborn said. “I was calling my husband into the living room.” Osborn’s 15 seconds of fame were achieved without an appearance on a reality […]  More

AES Show: Products, Technology for Broadcast Audio

Written on October 30, 2012 at 3:49 pm, by

There’s no doubt that the AES Show held at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center Oct. 26-29 was no CES. The show gets smaller every year, a reflection of the ongoing diffusion of audio content across a seemingly infinite number of platforms and distribution channels. Although music has been the elusive shape-shifter for most of the […]  More

Superstorm Sandy Drives Sports-Production Community Into Scramble Mode

Written on October 30, 2012 at 3:44 pm, by

One of the most ferocious storms ever to hit the Northeast threw the sports-production industry for a loop this week, forcing several broadcasters and networks to scramble. Although Superstorm Sandy has yet to force any major game cancellations, it is still quite possible that NBA games could be postponed. Barclays May Have To Wait for […]  More

Sony Unveils New 4K Cameras and Accessories

Written on October 30, 2012 at 3:01 pm, by

By Michael Silbergleid SVG Contributing Editor Sony Electronics is unveiling two new CineAlta 4K cameras, complemented by a full line of new accessories. The new cameras – models F55 and F5 – have a modular and compact design for easy configuration, and each features a new type of 4K Super 35mm image sensor with a […]  More

MLB Network Announces Offseason Programming Slate

Written on October 30, 2012 at 10:52 am, by

MLB Network announced its weekday programming lineup for the offseason, featuring the re-launch of Hot Stove as a morning show, as Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds host a live, two-hour weekday talk show starting Monday, November 12 at 9:00 a.m. ET. MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s signature studio show, will shift to a year-round show for the […]  More

Blackmagic Design Updates DaVinci Resolve

Written on October 30, 2012 at 10:48 am, by

Blackmagic Design announced the release of DaVinci Resolve 9.0.3, a new update to the company’s color correction tool. The update includes a new timecode feature to add timecode to non timecode cameras, improved CinemaDNG control palette, AAF and XML clip management, enhanced stereoscopic 3D grading and support for XML round tripping in the new release […]  More

Ross Video Tapped for Live Coverage of Georgian Election

Written on October 30, 2012 at 10:39 am, by

 Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) has selected Ross Video for live coverage of the general Georgian Election in Tbilisi, Georgia.   To cover the groundbreaking elections in October, Georgian Public Broadcaster – the national public broadcaster – installed a virtual studio with augmented reality graphics.  To make their production a reality, GPB used Ross Video, a […]  More

NBCUniversal Acquires Exclusive U.S. Media Rights to Premier League

Written on October 30, 2012 at 10:35 am, by

NBCUniversal, via the NBC Sports Group, has acquired the exclusive U.S. media rights to the Premier League through a multi-year agreement that begins with the 2013-14 season, both parties announced today. Per the agreement, NBCUniversal becomes the exclusive English- and Spanish-language media rightsholder to all 380 Premier League matches across all platforms and devices in […]  More

Golf Channel Adds World Long Drive Championship

Written on October 30, 2012 at 10:31 am, by

Long Drivers of America announced a new, long term broadcast partnership with Golf Channel for the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, which will move to Golf Channel in 2013 after 17 years on ESPN. “The move to Golf Channel and NBC will attract a new legion of long drive fans and garner exposure that is […]  More

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