Monthly Archives: June 2014

Illegal TV transmission racket exposed, 4 arrested while mastermind flees [video]

Written on June 30, 2014 at 3:18 pm, by

DNAIndia.com reports that the cyber crime wing of the Hyderabad, India police on Saturday broke an illegal television transmission racket, which involved the broadcast of various national and international channels. Rackets like these cause the film and television industry an annual loss of over Rs 6,000 crore. A raid in the Tirumalgheri area of Secunderabad led to the unravelling of the illegal […]  More

Sony says only "natural disaster" could keep TVs in red this year

Written on June 30, 2014 at 3:16 pm, by

au.news.yahoo.com reports that only a “natural disaster” could keep Sony Corp’s TV division from returning to profit this year, the head of the newly independent business said on Monday, after a decade in the red and repeated missed promises of a turnaround. Masashi Imamura told a media round table that the TV business, which will […]  More

CEA: UHDTV is 8-bit, 3840×2160

Written on June 30, 2014 at 12:52 pm, by

TVTechnology.com reports that the Consumer Electronics Association has announced updated core characteristics for ultra high-definition TVs, monitors and projectors for the home. As devised and approved by CEA’s Video Division Board, these characteristics build on the first-generation UHD characteristics released by CEA in October 2012. These expanded display characteristics (CEA’s Ultra High-Definition Display Characteristics V2) […]  More

Wimbledon 2014 Q&A: ESPN Talks Dejero Deployment, SIS-to-Visions Changeover

Written on June 30, 2014 at 12:25 pm, by

As the second week of Wimbledon got into its stride, ESPN’s director of remote production operations, Terry Brady, and coordinating technical manager Chris Strong spoke to SVG Europe about small but beneficial changes to its tournament workflow, the impact of Visions’ ascendancy to host broadcaster duties, and the advantages of being able to create a […]  More

InfoComm 2014: Get Ready To Network

Written on June 30, 2014 at 10:54 am, by

By: Dan Daley, Audio Editor, Sports Video Group The 2014 InfoComm Show (June 14-20, Las Vegas) gave us a glimpse of what it will look like when the long-predicted convergence of AV and IT finally takes place. InfoComm, the trade organization for professionals in various commercial installed-AV system sectors, including sports venues, has been the […]  More

Study: Too much tv can lead to early death

Written on June 27, 2014 at 2:19 pm, by

NJ1015.com reports that a new study finds people who watch TV for three hours a day are twice as likely to die in the next few years as people who watch only a little TV, or none at all. Researchers at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain conducted the study over an eight-year period […]  More

NFL Pulls Back Curtain on ‘NFL Now’ Streaming Product at 2nd Screen Summit: Sports

Written on June 27, 2014 at 1:44 pm, by

The first-annual 2nd Screen Summit: Sports event on Tuesday kicked off with an inside look at the forthcoming NFL Now video-streaming service, which will offer fans a new customizable stream of NFL video content that pulls from the league’s vast video library as well as feature breaking highlights and analysis segments. Co-produced by Sports Video […]  More

NBA Draft Keeps ESPN Guessing – In A Good Way – at Barclays Center

Written on June 27, 2014 at 11:43 am, by

Last night, the 2014 NBA Draft took over Barclays Center and, for the third time in four years, the Cleveland Cavaliers possessed the Number 1 pick. While this year’s top pick wasn’t as obvious as, say, 2003 – when the Cavs selected a small forward straight out of high school named LeBron – the possibilities […]  More

PESA Delivers New Cheetah 4K Routing Solutions, Retrofit Kits

Written on June 27, 2014 at 10:45 am, by

PESA announced its new Cheetah 4K routing solutions. Built to manage the expanded bandwidth requirements of 4K signals, new routers are available in multiple configurations, while retrofit kits provide a simple plug-and-play upgrade solution for current 3G-SDI Cheetah routers.  More

BBC Studios and Post Production Installs Front Porch Digital Systems For Long-Term Storage

Written on June 27, 2014 at 10:41 am, by

BBC Studios and Post Production’s Digital Media Services business — the commercial subsidiary of the BBC that preserves, remasters, and manages content for clients such as Imperial War Museums — is installing Front Porch Digital’s DIVArchive CSM and DIVAdirector media asset management (MAM) systems.  More

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