Recent Posts tagged with Penn State

Penn State’s WPSU Continues to Modernize Facility With Calrec Audio Summa Console

PBS affiliate WPSU at Penn State University has gone live with a brand-new Calrec Audio Summa digital mixing console. The installation is the realization of several years of research and planning by WPSU Facilities Manager Kerry Trout, and the Summa is the latest link in WPSU’s ongoing drive to upgrade and modernize its broadcasting facility.   More

Sports Venue Production Summit: Colleges Take Diverse Approaches to Venue Operations

College and university athletic departments handle venue operations in ways as varied as the student body at a liberal-arts college. But the goal is very much the same: to ensure that fans and alumni connect as closely as possible with the athletes and teams via hype videos, live streaming, scoreboard video, and more. Speaking at […]  More

Venue News: Detroit Red Wings Plan Most-Expensive NHL Arena; Jaguars Eye Additional Stadium Upgrades

The Detroit Red Wings are focused on developing the finest arena in the NHL. As a result, it will most likely be the most expensive hockey barn when it opens for the 2017-18 season, writes the Sporting News. Team officials announced this week the addition of $95 million in upgrades to arena design, including a […]  More

SVG College Sports Summit: Technology — With a Purpose — Drives College Venue Boom

Professional franchises aren’t the only big players in venue construction. From the recent renovations of the University of Kansas’s historic Allen Fieldhouse and Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion to new buildings sprouting on the campuses of Penn State and the University of Washington, universities are driving the recent boom of venue renovations and new builds every […]  More

XOS Digital Powers Audiovisuals for Penn State’s Pegula Ice Hockey Arena

XOS Digital, a provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations, announced that the Penn State University hockey program will receive state-of-the-art audiovisual systems in the new 6,000-seat, multi-purpose Pegula Ice Hockey Arena.  More

Venue News: Fenway Park Seeking First Football Game Since 1968; NHL Lockout Threatens Winter Classic

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group The Red Sox are actively seeking to bring college football back to Fenway Park, specifically a game between Notre Dame and the University of Connecticut in 2014. Talks are in the early stages, according to sources involved in the discussions. But UConn officials feel the idea […]  More

Penn State Athletics Installs Abekas Mira Multichannel Servers

Penn State Athletics has installed 36 channels of Abekas Mira multichannel server in three HD production control rooms on its University Park campus. The Mira servers are used for both live Instant Replay and for clip playback of graphics packages, interstitials and other packaged media throughout the more than 150 live events the broadcast group […]  More

Venue News: Padres Consider Moving Outfield Wall; Warriors Make Oracle Arena More Mobile-Friendly

San Diego Padres interim CEO Tom Garfinkel said the club plans to study what effects reducing Petco Park’s spacious outfield might have on the team’s offense. The Padres could submit plans to Major League Baseball after the season in hopes of turning Petco into a more hitter-friendly park in time for the 2013 season. Since […]  More

Venue Technology Summit: Control-Room Upgrades Cause Ripple Effect for Teams

With the release of each new instant-replay server, production switcher, graphics device, and IP-based communication and control system, stadium control rooms advance. As control rooms are outfitted with next-gen equipment, the capabilities of these rooms resonate throughout each venue and beyond. At the Venue Technology Summit this week, SVG brought together four industry leaders involved […]  More

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