Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations – including all news on Sportsvideo.org, the daily SVG Insider newsletter, and SVG’s annual print publications – and is one of the primary contributors to SVG's daily coverage of the sports-video-production industry. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Esports Production Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Content Management Forum, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT conference. Prior to joining SVG, he covered local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and served on the production staff of SiriusXM Satellite Radio's The Ron & Fez Show. Dachman began his career in the Sports Information department at Northeastern University in Boston, where he earned a BA in Media Communications and Cinema Studies. A native of Denver, CO, Jason currently resides in Queens, NY, with his wife Alyson.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

XOS Puts HD Replay on College Football’s Radar

As the HD revolution continues to take over college football, XOS Technologies is taking the next step with HD instant replay. Already among the leaders in instant replay for college football, the XOS HD Replay system aims to sharpen officiating tools. “Most of the [NCAA conferences] knew that this was coming,” says Bryan Bedford, director […]  More

Alabama Football Relies on Wavecam To Prep for BCS Championship

As the Alabama Crimson Tide prepared this week for Thursday’s BCS Championship Game showdown with the Texas Longhorns, they boasted an extra weapon unique in almost all of college football: the Wavecam. When the University of Alabama remodeled the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility following the 2008 football season, the school began looking into ways to […]  More

CES 2010: Sony Unveils Bravia LX900 with 3D Functionality

Sony announced more than 38 HDTV models at its Consumer Electronics Show press conference in Las Vegas Wednesday, but the focus of the show was on 3D.  Various 3D products were previewed throughout and Sony was announced as the official sponsor of ESPN’s new 3D network. The Bravia LX900 led the way for Sony with […]  More

CES 2010: Samsung Unveils ‘3D Home Ecosystem’

At its Consumer Electronics Show press conference Wednesday in Las Vegas, Samsung presented a package of 3D TV products, including from televisions, glasses, Blu-ray players, and a home theater system. The “3D Home Ecosystem” is expected to go on sale later this year. In addition, Samsung announced a partnership with DreamWorks and Technicolor to promote […]  More

CES 2010: Panasonic to Release 3D HDTVs This Spring

In addition to the big announcement that Panasonic will be exclusively presenting DirecTV’s 3D channels, the company rolled out a plethora of new products and plans at its Consumer Electronics Show press conference Wednesday in Las Vegas. Panasonic announced plans to roll out a full line of HD 3D TVs this spring with 3D shutter […]  More

CES 2010: Dish Network, NeuLion Enter Pact on IPTV

Dish Network and NeuLion announced at the Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday that they have entered into a multi-year partnership in which NeuLion will distribute certain DISH Network international channels using its IPTV service. The arrangement will provide customers without access to satellite TV the ability to watch selected Dish Network international channels over the […]  More

Fujinon Sets Up Tech Service Center for Vancouver Games

Fujinon USA has erected a technical service center in downtown Vancouver for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, which will serve as the technical headquarters for all Fujinon lenses used during the event. The service center will be active from the opening to the closing ceremonies with fully trained employees prepared to perform any service or […]  More

CES 2010: Sharp Debuts QuadPixel Technology on Aquos TV Line

Sharp arrived at CES with a plethora of televisions to present, highlighted by the new Aquos LED LCD TV series featuring QuadPixel technology, which adds yellow to the typical RGB colors used by HDTVs.  The technology allows for more than a trillion colors to be displayed.  The Aquos line boasts a 1.6 inch thin frame […]  More

CES 2010: Toshiba Unveils Cell TV with 2D-to-3D Capability

Toshiba spent most of its CES press conference discussing the new Cell TV line, which promises the ability to convert nearly all 2D content into 3D. While there were very few details released regarding pricing and availability, the set is expected to be extremely pricey. Cell TV features the same ultra-fast processor which runs Sony’s […]  More

CES 2010: LG Unveils 6.9mm Thin HDTV

At the day’s opening press conference at CES, LG offered those in attendance a look at it’s new shockingly thin 6.9 mm LED-backlit HDTV. The ultra-thin set could be available to the public as soon as the end of 2010, according to Engadget.  More

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