Recent Posts tagged with ESPN 3D

ESPN To Discontinue ESPN 3D by Year’s End

As first reported by the Sports Video Group, ESPN will shut down its 3D network by the end of the year. ESPN 3D, which launched in June 2010, has struggled to gain traction with viewers as the adoption of 3D television sets by U.S. consumers has yet to meet the sky-high expectations of set manufacturers. […]  More

ESPN 3D Tests 2D-to-3D Conversion for MLS Coverage

In an effort to add more live telecasts to the ESPN 3D slate despite the limited number of 3D production trucks on the road, ESPN is experimenting with a 2D-to-3D–conversion technology for its MLS coverage this season. The technology, whose vendor ESPN declined to specify, allows the network to produce a traditional 2D show onsite […]  More

ESPN Embraces ‘Different’ Approach to 3D Production of BCS Championship

By James Fisher, SVG Correspondent ESPN 3D viewers will see a very different presentation of the Discover BCS National Championship Game tonight from Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL, than those watching ESPN HD. And that’s just how director Doug Holmes likes it. “The whole point is to give viewers a unique 3D experience, […]  More

’Tis the (Bowl) Season at ESPN

Even at a media company as large as ESPN, there are few times the airwaves are as crowded as when college football bowl season rolls around. For many fans, bowl games serve as a pleasant backdrop to countless Christmas and New Year’s parties. For us to have that, sacrifices have to be made by many […]  More

College GameDay, ACC Tournament, Champions Classic Highlight ESPN 3D Men’s College Hoops Lineup

ESPN 3D will focus on the 2012-13 men’s college basketball season with 47 live games, which began on Tuesday with the 2012 State Farm Champions Classicdoubleheader, and culminating – for the first time – with the ACC Tournament, March 14-17, 2013. Other highlights on ESPN 3D this season include the Jimmy V Classic Presented by Corona Extra doubleheader […]  More

As Season Kicks Off, ESPN 3D Goes 100% 5D for College Football

ESPN 3D has always taken a walk-before-you-run approach in deploying its 2D-3D hybrid production model, lovingly referred to as 5D. The network started with boxing (a 5D-friendly sport) in February 2011, using a single mobile unit and a mix of 2D cameras and 3D rigs to produce an installment of Friday Night Fights. ESPN continued […]  More

ESPN 3D To Serve Up Last Five Days of Wimbledon, Including Semis and Finals

ESPN has upped the 3D ante at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club this year, announcing that ESPN 3D will expand its Wimbledon coverage to include live telecasts from Centre court during the final five days of the tournament, including the Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Finals. Last year, ESPN3D carried the Gentlemen’s Final live, as […]  More

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