Recent Posts tagged with Masters

Filmwerks Adjusts to Challenges, Enjoys Successful Masters

Filmwerks successfully completed another year of providing CBS, ESPN, Golf Channel, and World Feed uninterrupted power for the Masters. According to Filmwerks owners Mike Satrazemis, this year did not come without its challenges which included bad weather, loss of house power, and long cable runs. The truck-compound layout was changed at Augusta which moved Filmwerks generators […]  More

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

Register Today to Attend “3D & Beyond” Summit in NYC, May 25

Looking to learn more about how next-generation technologies like 3D, 4k, higher frame rate acquisition and distribution, and other technologies will impact your career? Then join the Sports Video Group on May 25 at CBS Studios in New York City for a full day of technical demonstrations and presentations, case studies, panel discussions, exhibits, and […]  More

MultiDyne Tees Up LiGHTBoX 1440 at the Masters

The Masters golf tournament was a little bit brighter this year, thanks to MultiDyne’s LiGHTBoX 1440 fiber acquisition system. Tokyo Broadcasting deployed the weather-tight, portable, high-capacity box to do live cut-ins from the Par 3 course. “People are slowly coming to the realization that they can’t do it without fiber,” says Joe Commare, VP of […]  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

Pixel Power Powers 3D Graphics Oversees During Masters

Pixel Power provided 3D graphics for European distribution of the Masters in 3D as Digital Media Centre (DMC), one of Europe’s most advanced digital media facilities and Chellomedia’s digital media facility, provided 3D coverage for select carriage on UPC in The Netherlands and via satellite to Cablecom in Switzerland. A simultaneous feed was received from […]  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

3D Is Wonderful, Except….

Richard Sandomir of The New York Times was among the press who attended yesterday’s demonstration of what 3D Masters coverage might look like, and he wrote a glowing review of it that appeared in today’s paper: It begins, “If the test footage shot recently at the Augusta National Golf Club is an authentic gauge, […]  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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