Recent Posts tagged with Consol Energy Center

Ikegami Cameras Deliver HD Video to Penguins Fans at Brand New Arena

When the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins moved into the new Consol Energy Center for the 2010 season, they committed fully to HD video production with three Ikegami HDK-77EC full-digital multi-format HD CMOS camera systems and one HDL-50 one-piece full-digital multi-format HD “POV” camera. “Our guys go non-stop – there is no off-season for us,” says Chris […]  More

VTS 2010: Control-Room Technologies Shift to Tapeless

At SVG’s third-annual Venue Technology Summit Nov. 10, professionals from leagues, teams, broadcast networks, and technology companies involved with arena builds and renovations took the stage at New Meadowlands Stadium to discuss the latest trends in control-room technology. The challenges facing the industry range from balancing the needs of multiple clients — different sports teams, […]  More

Venue News: Labor Dispute Hampers 49ers’ Stadium Effort

The San Francisco 49ers’ $1 billion stadium project in Santa Clara, CA, has hit yet another snag and is likely to be delayed a year, at least until 2015, as a result of the labor dispute between the NFL and the players union. According to team President/CEO Jed York, it will be impossible to secure […]  More

Venue News & Notes: USTA ‘Strongly Considers’ Roof on Ashe

Following the controversial, rain-delayed end of this year’s US Open tennis tournament, the event’s owner, the U.S. Tennis Association, says it will strongly consider building a roof to avoid in the future the ratings downfall that has hit the tournament. The move marks a shift for the USTA in its position on adding a covering […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Pittsburgh Arena on Track, on Budget

Pittsburgh’s Uptown hockey arena is on track to finish construction within its $321 million budget, according to Mary Conturo, executive director of the Sports & Exhibition Authority, a city-county agency. Although staffers still are tallying contract close-out figures for Consol Energy Center, Conturo said she is confident the project won’t exceed the final budget. The […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Nashville Sports Arenas Flooded

The massive amount of recent rain and bulging rivers in Nashville, TN, are playing havoc with area sports arenas and athletic fields. At about 3 p.m. Monday, water began to rush onto LP Field’s playing surface, reaching approximately 6 ft. high and nearly reaching the first row of seats. “I am certain there will be […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Commission To Recommend A’s Move to San Jose

Major League Baseball is set to report that its MLB Baseball Stadium Commission, formed to evaluate the Oakland A’s stadium situation, is going to recommend to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig that the Oakland A’s move to San Jose, CA. The news came too late in the night Monday to check with appropriate key players for […]  More

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