Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lamar’s Big Red Sports Network Aims To Stand Out From Crowd

Written on October 31, 2014 at 1:36 pm, by

Clint Burges doesn’t want to run just any old digital network. The director of video operations at Lamar University knows that, in the crowded Texas college sports landscape, the Cardinals need to be creative to stand out.  More

ESPN, WABC-TV Surround the New York City Marathon With CP Communications

Written on October 31, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

John Anderson can’t wait to see who crosses the finish line in 25,743rd place. The ESPN anchor will co-host the New York City Marathon alongside Hannah Storm when it returns this Sunday, winding its way through the Big Apple’s five boroughs for a daunting 26.2 miles. One of the most complex events in all of […]  More

Stars Align for NBC Sports’ Breeders’ Cup Classic Coverage

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:58 am, by

It isn’t every day that a horse race can be described as “star-studded,” but this year’s running of the 31st Breeders’ Cup Classic will feature competitors recognizable to even the most casual fans. NBC Sports Group plans to take advantage of this already storied field, focusing the spotlight on near-Triple Crown winner California Chrome.  More

Discovery Communications to Leverage Zixi for ‘Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda’

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:48 am, by

Discovery Communications has selected Zixi as part of the broadcast infrastructure they will use for Discovery Channel’s Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda (Sunday, 7 p.m. ET, Discovery). The event will air in more than 220 countries live from Chicago.  More

DiGiCo SD9 Provides Solution For Belgium WWI Celebrations

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:42 am, by

Belgium-based GSF Sound & Light Rental is no stranger to complex events, having worked on many illustrious productions. None the less, delivering the audio and lighting requirements for the World War I celebrations in Cointe, Liege this August was a challenge; one that its DiGiCo SD9 helped them meet.  More

FOR-A Changes Name of HVS Switcher Series

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:33 am, by

FOR-A announces a name change to three products within its HANABI Series of video switchers. The company’s formally named HVS-XT100, HVS-XT110, and HVS-XT2000 switchers will now be called the HVS-100, HVS-110 and HVS-2000.  More

Canadian Broadcaster Sportsnet Turns to Orad TD Control

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:28 am, by

Sportsnet, the exclusive Canadian national broadcaster of the NHL, is using Orad TD Control to manage studio content distribution for its new state-of-the-art “Hockey Central Studio.” The groundbreaking build-out features a myriad of content display surfaces including an LED floor that shows game videos and graphics, and a main stage with a massive 3.3m x […]  More

Breeders’ Cup Sound Heads for the Winners Circle

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:22 am, by

This year’s Breeders’ Cup races (Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA) marks the 10-year media-rights–partnership extension that will keep the Breeders’ Cup on NBC and NBCSN through 2025. It also marks a larger audio complement for the iconic race.  More

CCW 2014: PROMISE Technology To Showcase Storage Solutions

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:20 am, by

PROMISE Technology will showcase its storage solutions for the media and entertainment market, including VTrak A-Class systems with the new VTrak G1100 NAS Gateway, at Content and Communications World (CCW) from November 12-13 in New York City.  More

CCW 2014: Primestream to Spotlight FORK Line of Products

Written on October 31, 2014 at 10:11 am, by

At CCW 2014, Primestream is prepared to demo its latest line of video software platforms. Included in Primestream’s booth will be the FORK Production Suite v4.6, the FORK Xchange Suite v3.0, FORK Logger, and Archive Bridge v1.0.  More

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