Monthly Archives: November 2012

Notre Dame’s Live Streaming Leaves ‘Stone Ages’ Behind

Written on November 30, 2012 at 2:52 pm, by

The buzz on campus in South Bend, IN, is at a level Notre Dame hasn’t seen in an awfully long time. It’s still six weeks off, but the university is in the National Championship game, and the Fighting Irish, led by potential Heisman Trophy candidate Manti Te’o, have proved a captivating story all season long, […]  More

Late–and see?

Written on November 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm, by

Here are two facts to ponder: First, there is no such thing as perfect lip sync. Second, at Super Bowl parties across the country this coming February, many–if not most–TVs will have their sound turned off. But, first, given the upcoming U.S. Presidential inauguration, consider a different one, the inauguration of Warren Harding on March […]  More

As File-Based Workflows Evolve, Olympic-Rights Holders Reap Benefits

Written on November 30, 2012 at 1:49 pm, by

The use of file-based workflows has become a standard at remote-production compounds across North America and all over the world, allowing remote sites to exchange files among multiple trucks at a time or even with a home broadcast facility thousands of miles away. Nowhere is this workflow more prevalent than in the International Broadcast Centers […]  More

Calrec Promotes Dave Letson to Lead Operations in Americas

Written on November 30, 2012 at 1:38 pm, by

In a move that reflects its strong and expanding presence in the United States, Calrec has promoted Dave Letson to director of sales for Calrec America. In his new position, Letson will lead Calrec’s operations in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Letson has a long history with Calrec dating back to 2001. Letson […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame: Jack Weir, Engineering and Operations Pioneer

Written on November 30, 2012 at 12:35 pm, by

There was a time when broadcasting decisions had to travel through numerous channels at a network. There was a time when television transmission was done over phone lines. There was a time the Olympics were a just modest program offering. Then came Jack Weir, whose 40-year career at NBC changed all that. “From an operations […]  More

International 3D Society Forms First I3DS-Canadian Chapter In Vancouver

Written on November 30, 2012 at 12:34 pm, by

The following Press Release was issued today by Emily Carr University of Art & Design: Emily Carr’s S3D Research Centre to Co-Host 3D[Fwd] Conference January 26, 2013 Vancouver, CAN November 30, 2012 |The International 3D Society has announced the formation of its Canadian chapter to be based out of Vancouver BC. The Canadian Chapter will […]  More

XOS Digital To Live Stream National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner

Written on November 30, 2012 at 11:02 am, by

The National Football Foundation (NFF) and XOS Digital jointly announced that XOS Digital will digitally broadcast two main events live during the 55th NFF Annual Awards Dinner, which takes place Dec. 4 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. The live stream can be viewed on the NFF site, www.footballfoundation.org. Viewers can watch the morning […]  More

Panasonic Intros New Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras for Remote Production

Written on November 30, 2012 at 10:58 am, by

Building on the success of its AW-HE50 and AW-HE120 series pan/tilt/zoom cameras for remote production, Panasonic has introduced the AW-HE60 full HD integrated camera with innovative features including IP live video monitoring for remote preview and control, and a Night Mode for shooting in extremely low light using IR illumination. Like the HE50 series, the […]  More

NBC, ESPN Production Vets Join Golf Channel Team

Written on November 30, 2012 at 10:54 am, by

Israel DeHerrera, 11-time Emmy Award-winner and former NBC Sports Olympics feature producer, has joined Golf Channel as Supervising Producer, Teases and Features, joining Jeff Neubarth, former producer for various ESPN sports properties, who also recently joined the network as Coordinating Producer for Morning Drive. Both hires were announced today by Molly Solomon, Golf Channel Executive […]  More

SES Strikes Deal with Level 3 Communications

Written on November 30, 2012 at 10:51 am, by

SES has struck a long-term capacity agreement with Level 3 Communications for the delivery of advanced corporate communications services to businesses across Brazil. Level 3 in Latin America is utilizing 25 MHz of Ku-band capacity aboard SES’ new SES-4 satellite to deliver high-speed broadband, and unified and highly reliable IP communications to small and large […]  More

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