Monthly Archives: August 2013

Historical Overview of Technical Solutions in Performing Arts (video)

Written on August 31, 2013 at 4:02 pm, by

Historical Overview of Technical Solutions in Performing Arts Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the International Workshop on High Quality Dynamic Cross-Continental Networked Artistic Interaction Businesspark Struer, Struer, Denmark presented by The International World Opera Association: Video (TRT 28:46) Historical Overview of Technical Solutions in Performing Arts (1276×720, mp4, 49.6 MB) Embed (540×304):  More

Live From the US Open: CBS Sports Serves Up Coverage Today; Ikegami Arc-Net Has Expanded Role

Written on August 31, 2013 at 11:22 am, by

CBS Sports today will begin serving up its own US Open tennis broadcasts on CBS as well as CBS Sports Network, but the technical team of more than 250 people has been on-site for more than a week, producing the world feed and helping serve up tennis action domestically through ESPN and  Tennis Channel. CBS […]  More

Ex-Tandberg Execs Launch Collaboration Startup With Eye On The Channel

Written on August 30, 2013 at 3:12 pm, by reports that Acano, a collaboration startup and brainchild of former Cisco (NSDQ:CSCO) and Tandberg execs, has unveiled its flagship virtual conferencing platform that will sell 100 percent through the channel. Acano coSpaces, which came to market this week, are virtual meeting rooms Acano says can bridge together different video, Web and audio technologies, allowing […]  More

The Future of TV News: A Crisis of Technology and Legitimacy

Written on August 30, 2013 at 3:11 pm, by

India’s reports that There’s been plenty of news about television in recent days, and none of it any good. Prominent instances of shoddy coverage of the Mumbai rape coincided with reports of layoffs in Network 18 (Firstpost‘s parent company), similar to cuts made last year at NDTV and Headlines Today. Open Magazine tackles these […]  More

Live from the US Open: Big Screen Networks Makes US Open Debut

Written on August 30, 2013 at 9:27 am, by

This year’s US Open tennis tournament has not seen a lot of changes and new twists in broadcast and video-related technologies, but new production partner Big Screen Networks — best known for producing the in-venue video services for the Super Bowl (next year’s game will mark 30 consecutive years), the Final Four, the Olympics, and […]  More

College Football Preview: ESPN, Fox, BTN, NBC

Written on August 29, 2013 at 8:07 pm, by


KYOCERA Develops Ultra-Thin, Lightweight 'Piezo Film Speaker' for TVs, PCs, Tablets

Written on August 29, 2013 at 3:18 pm, by

The following Press Release was issued by KYOCERA Corporation today: Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) today announced that it has developed an ultra-thin, lightweight (medium-size model thickness: 1mm; weight: 7g) audio device, called “Smart Sonic(R) Sound.” The new product is based on the company’s long history of pioneering fine ceramic technology and utilizes a piezoelectric actuator combined […]  More

IBC 2013: Snell launches Kahuna Maverik control interface

Written on August 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm, by

Snell today announced the launch of Kahuna Maverik, an innovative new modular control surface for the company’s industry-leading Kahuna 360 multi-format production switcher range. The company says Kahuna Maverik provides technical directors with a flexible, quick, and reliable access control interface for every type of studio and mobile television programming that saves space, reduces setup […]  More Set to Kick Off 2013 College Football Season with GameCenter, Exclusive Video Features

Written on August 29, 2013 at 1:43 pm, by, managed by Turner Sports, is ready for the open of the 2013 college football season with a fully interactive online and mobile experience featuring highlights from top games, exclusive weekly video franchises and the return of GameCenter, a live stats companion. Each week during the season, fans will have complete access to game recaps, stats, […]  More

2013 College Football Preview: ESPN’s Five-Day, 46-Game Bender

Written on August 29, 2013 at 12:53 pm, by

With nearly four dozen games in five days across a bevy of networks and digital platforms, the kickoff of the college football season is among the busiest weeks of the year for ESPN’s production and operations teams. Beginning with 10 games tonight (starting at 6 p.m. ET with North Carolina at South Carolina), ESPN will […]  More

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