Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fly, Eagles, Fly: Lincoln Financial Field Soars with 4K, Venue-Wide Upgrades

Written on July 30, 2014 at 11:49 pm, by

Every two weeks for the past year and a half, Philadelphia Eagles President Don Smolenski and SVP of Operations Jason Miller have taken a walk around Lincoln Financial Field. They watched as two new corner bridges took shape and sat in added seats to gauge sightlines. They oversaw the building’s upgrade to HD, comprising impressive […]  More

Cleveland Browns Revitalize In-Venue Video at FirstEnergy Stadium

Written on July 30, 2014 at 10:22 pm, by

Johnny Manziel or no Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns fans will have much to celebrate this season when FirstEnergy Stadium unveils its first major technology upgrade in 15 years. When the Browns open their regular season against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 13, those in attendance will be treated to a fully HD experience.  More

This Star Wars-like 360-degree video can be seen from different angles

Written on July 30, 2014 at 3:29 pm, by reports that after eight years of hard work, scientist turned artist Chris Helson and his partner, Sarah Jackets, have built what seemed impossible: a machine that generates 3D images that can be viewed from any angle. Current holographic technologies have only been able to generated 2D images that have to be viewed from the […]  More

WEDU Joins The Switch Tampa Bay

Written on July 30, 2014 at 9:02 am, by

The Switch has fired up an outbound fiber connection in Tampa Bay at WEDU Tampa Bay, the local PBS station. WEDU also offers single and multi-camera facilities to support live shots, media tours and play outs.  More

ATG Danmon plans extensive broadcast systems showcase

Written on July 30, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

ATG Danmon will promote its all-embracing range of broadcast systems planning, design, installation, commissioning and post-installation support capabilities at IBC2014. This includes workflow optimisation for live and file-based production environments, media asset management and archiving, signing, post-production, presentation and playout, as well as OB production trucks and satellite link vehicles. Exhibiting on stand 8.B51, ATG […]  More

Square Box Systems to highlight ‘money-spinning asset management opportunities’

Written on July 30, 2014 at 4:24 am, by

Square Box Systems, leading developer of digital asset management systems, will focus on how its latest CatDV 11 software enables content owners to easily repurpose and monetise their media assets, while also significantly improving end-to-end workflow efficiency – from production and post production, through to delivery and distribution – in broadcast, cinema and IPTV applications […]  More

Student-Run Telecasts, New Stadium Video Displays Highlight Durham Bulls’ Summer of Tech

Written on July 29, 2014 at 3:38 pm, by

To find one of the most technologically advanced and video-friendly organizations in all of sports, you might have to look to the minor leagues.  More

MPEG-H 3D Audio Extended to Lower Bit Rates

Written on July 29, 2014 at 3:08 pm, by reports that at its 109th meeting, MPEG has selected technology for Version II of the MPEG-H 3D Audio standard (ISO/IEC 23008-3) based on responses submitted to the Call for Proposals issued in January 2013. This follows from selection of Version I technology, which was chosen at the 105th meeting, in August 2013. While Version […]  More

ESPN’s Pagano Looks Back at Three Decades of Innovation, Inspiration

Written on July 29, 2014 at 2:15 pm, by

In the world of sports media, few names are as synonymous with terms like innovation and technology trailblazer as Chuck Pagano. In his three-plus decades at ESPN, he spearheaded the network’s transformation from fledgling Bristol, CT-based startup to one of the most technologically advanced media companies in the world. ESPN’s EVP of technology since 2005 […]  More

High-Speed Transfers, Automation Power BT Sport’s File-Based Workflows, Disaster Recovery

Written on July 29, 2014 at 11:34 am, by

By François Quereuil, senior director, worldwide marketing, Aspera, an IBM company Live sports have driven much of today’s broadcast-production innovation. The number and frequency of sports events is increasing, along with the pace of production and innovation. Globalization is driving international fan bases, and new media is changing how content is delivered to fans. But […]  More

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