Monthly Archives: February 2017

SVG Sports Graphics Forum: Inside ESPN’s Creative Process for the 2016 MNF Open

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:03 pm, by

When ESPN’s Creative Services team was tasked with creating a new open for Monday Night Football less than three months before the kickoff of the 2016 NFL season, Spike Szykowny and his team snapped into action. In the whirlwind months that followed, the senior director of motion graphics and his crew conceptualized and produced a […]  More

What the H? Did Pittsburg Give Us Our First Letter? By Mark Schubin

Written on February 28, 2017 at 1:43 pm, by

In 1957, a plaque commemorating “Hollywood’s Golden Jubilee” was dedicated by the mayor of Los Angeles, but everything about it was wrong.  Was Hollywood actually born in Pennsylvania?  Sixty years after the ceremony Mark Schubin tries to uncover the truth. And, no, Pittsburg, the one in Pennsylvania, is not spelled incorrectly above or here.  Find […]  More

Broadcast Services International Supports NBA All-Star Commentary Needs

Written on February 28, 2017 at 10:32 am, by

The number of international rightsholders on hand for NBA All-Star Weekend continues to grow, and it was up to Broadcast Services International (BSI), based in Burlington, ON, to make sure 14 commentary positions spread across three sections in the arena were operating properly.  More

Frontier Communications Joins Milestone UHD Trials With SES

Written on February 28, 2017 at 10:15 am, by

Frontier Communications Corporation has begun testing 4K Ultra HD content delivery using SES’s fully-managed Ultra HD distribution platform.   More

Mobile World Congress: Ericsson, Telstra, and Fox Innovation Lab Launch Content Delivery Solution

Written on February 28, 2017 at 10:10 am, by

Ericsson, Telstra, and The Fox Innovation Lab at 21st Century Fox will unveil a first-of-its-kind content delivery solution at Mobile World Congress 2017 that will pre-position personalized, premium movie content directly onto consumer devices, with no impact to device performance or consumer data plans.   More

Wheatstone Appoints SCMS as Exclusive U.S. Distributor for PR&E Brand

Written on February 28, 2017 at 9:55 am, by

Wheatstone Corporation has appointed SCMS as its exclusive distributor in the U.S. for the Pacific Research & Engineering (PR&E) brand. The appointment comes one week after Wheatstone acquired PR&E assets and intellectual property from GatesAir with the overall goal to restore the PR&E console brand under the Wheatstone umbrella.   More

Croatia’s Promo Logistika Invests in DiGiCo’s Flagship SD7

Written on February 28, 2017 at 9:50 am, by

Established in 2006, Croatian audio rental company Promo Logistika offers a full service, from event production and merchandising to equipment rental. Their slogan is ‘Everything is possible’ and their aim is to have the very best equipment in their inventory. To that end, at the beginning of the year, they invested in one of DiGiCo’s flagship […]  More

Group One Limited Announces Key Personnel Changes

Written on February 28, 2017 at 9:45 am, by

Last year represented numerous significant milestones for Group One Limited, the Farmingdale, NY-based US distributor for DiGiCo, Avolites, and several other well-respected audio and lighting manufacturers, Not only was it the company’s 25th anniversary and its best sales year ever with double-digit growth across the board, but 2016 also brought the addition of Calrec, KLANG: technologies, and DTS Lighting to the distributor’s […]  More

Utah Scientific Signs CER-TEC as Manufacturer’s Representative

Written on February 28, 2017 at 9:40 am, by

CER-TEC has joined Utah Scientific’s network of strategic partners as a manufacturer’s representative. CER-TEC will market the entire line of Utah Scientific products to resellers and broadcast end users in a broad region that includes the New York City metro area, Long Island, New Jersey, and metropolitan Philadelphia.   More

Blackmagic Design’s Fairlight Used By WWE For Audio Post Production

Written on February 28, 2017 at 9:35 am, by

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) relies on Blackmagic Design’s Fairlight DAWs with Xynergi controllers for all of its audio post production needs, including audio post production on the recent Smackdown Holiday Tour. The WWE’s VP of Post Production, Chris Argento, and his team have used Fairlight to help deliver tens of thousands of broadcast, online and […]  More

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