Recent Posts tagged with Augusta National

Venue News: Al Davis’ Death Leaves Raiders with Uncertain Future

Following the passing of Oakland Raiders’ legendary owner Al Davis, and apparent handing down of the franchise’s controlling interest to Davis’ son Mark, a seismic shift in the NFL’s stadium construction and franchise relocation landscape could potentially occur, with implications likely to reverberate across the facility-challenged state of California. As the NFL closes in on […]  More

3D Puts Augusta National Center Stage at The Masters

Few sports lend themselves to 3D better than golf does, and even fewer venues offer a feast for the eyes like Augusta National. Naturally, that makes The Masters an ideal event to occupy the front lines in the advance of 3D sports technology. As the centerpiece of SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit last week, “Case […]  More

NAB Perspectives: Corplex’s West on Increasing Content Distribution

As devices other than the television become sports fans’ preferred viewing platform for ancillary content, the job of broadcasters is changing. And as those broadcasters look for ways to send more content online and to mobile devices, the requirements of mobile production units are changing as well. “People want more content distribution, and that affects […]  More

CBS, ESPN Look to Cash in on Tiger’s Return at Masters

This week’s telecast of the Masters is expected to attract a record number of viewers should Tiger Woods be on the leader board come Sunday. According to Reuters, ratings for the tournament on ESPN and CBS are expected to skyrocket as the PGA’s most recognizable player makes his return to golf at Augusta National following […]  More

Comcast Brings 3D Masters to The World of Cable

Next month’s ultra-hyped 3D telecast of The Masters golf tournament will be available to even more cable subscribers than originally thought. Comcast will deliver the 3D feed to other major MSOs, including Cox Communications. Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are also reportedly looking into taking on Comcast’s 3D feed from Augusta National Golf […]  More

Major MSOs Eyeing Comcast’s 3D Feed for The Masters

In addition to distributing the 3D telecast from The Masters to its own cable systems, Comcast will deliver the 3D feed for next month’s tournament at Augusta National to several other major MSOs, including Cox Communications. Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are also looking into dispensing Comcast’s 3D feed throughout their cable systems. […]  More

Sony To Highlight 3D Masters Coverage at NAB

Following the highly-anticipated 3D production of The Masters from April 7-11, the production’s official sponsor, Sony Electronics, will showcase the 3D footage at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, which opens on April 12. Sony will provide the cameras and switchers for the 3D production at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA, as […]  More

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