Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Earlier Earliest Bell Recording

Written on April 30, 2013 at 4:17 pm, by

This week, there has been a lot of publicity about the first recording of Alexander Graham Bell’s voice, an 1885 disk, finally being heard thanks to the latest technology. But there was an earlier recording, and it was heard in 1937. The headline of the story in the October 28 issue of The New York Times that […]  More

I Am Stereoblind, But the 3DS Lets Me See the World as Others See It

Written on April 30, 2013 at 3:11 pm, by has this story from George Kokoris: I cried the first time I held a Nintendo 3DS. The experience was a revelation that I’ll not soon forget, and even if everyone stopped making games for it tomorrow, my blue 3DS XL is not going anywhere. That little machine is a window into a part of […]  More

ESPN Ratchets Up Coverage of Division I Baseball Championship Regionals

Written on April 30, 2013 at 3:06 pm, by

ESPN will cover all 16 sites of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship from Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 3. It will mark the first time every first-round game of the event – up to 7 games from each of the 16 locations for a total of a possible 112 matchups over four days […]  More

Scheduling Logistics Settled as NBC Sports Group Preps For Stanley Cup Playoffs

Written on April 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm, by

Ken Goss and Sam Flood rolled the dice, and the Ottawa Senators came through for them. The NBC Sports Group is geared up to broadcast nationally every game of the journey that is the Stanley Cup Playoffs, beginning tonight. Sunday, however, was another story. Eastern Conference seedings and league-wide Playoffs scheduling were still up in […]  More

NAB in Review: The Changing Face (and Price) of Production Switchers

Written on April 30, 2013 at 1:11 pm, by

Technology vendors exhibiting at the NAB Show make a habit of pointing out that their latest product development is a result of conversations with customers. In no market segment is that more true than in the rapidly changing world of production switchers. NAB 2013 saw a widely diverse offering of production switchers spanning the gamut […]  More

NBC Sports Group, Civic Entertainment Group Launch Marketing Partnership with Stanley Cupcakes

Written on April 30, 2013 at 11:59 am, by

NBC Sports Group has selected Civic Entertainment Group, the newly acquired marketing agency by Seacrest Global Group, to develop and execute experiential marketing campaigns and broker strategic, promotion partnerships for the network. The partnership kicks off with efforts surrounding NBC Sports Group’s 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs campaign and will continue through NBC Olympics’ presentation of […]  More

Major League Baseball Expands YouTube Offerings

Written on April 30, 2013 at 10:36 am, by

MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, and YouTube announced they’re teaming up to offer fans an expanded array of licensed Major League Baseball video content on the official YouTube channel. MLBAM, which has been streaming live and on-demand video on for more than a […]  More

Sports Video Group Names Turner Sports’ Tom Sahara as Chairman

Written on April 30, 2013 at 10:00 am, by

The Sports Video Group (SVG) has announced that Tom Sahara, Vice President of Operations & Technology at Turner Sports, has been appointed the association’s new Chairman by outgoing Chairman Steve Hellmuth, EVP, Operations and Technology, NBA Entertainment.  More Fosters Social Interactivity in Sports Broadcasting

Written on April 30, 2013 at 9:54 am, by

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome as a corporate sponsor. Based in Oslo, Norway, is a social-television platform for TV producers. The company’s Interactivity Suite empowers sports-TV producers to bring their audience’s live commentary and opinions to the broadcast, enabling end-to-end social TV, synchronized companion apps, and participation TV.  More

Early Bird Rate For SVG College Sports Summit Ends Tomorrow

Written on April 30, 2013 at 9:30 am, by

May 1 marks the deadline to take advantage of the Early Bird rate to register for the SVG College Sports Summit (May 29-30 in Atlanta). Register today for the SVG College Sports Summit and gain full access to the two-day summit for just $125. This offer expires tomorrow.  More

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