Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

Ken Kerschbaumer has been editorial director of the Sports Video Group since 2005 and has been writing about how sports networks and leagues use video and audio technology to deliver a quality TV experience since 1991. He began his career in 1991 at Television Broadcast magazine before joining Cahners where he was editor of Digital Broadcasting magazine. In 2000 he joined Broadcasting & Cable magazine as Senior Editor of Technology. Seven years later he helped co-found the Sports Video Group with Paul Gallo and Marty Porter.

Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director

Le Studio Mobile Delivers 5.1 Mixes for Olympic Ceremonies

Le Studio Mobile recently spent six weeks in Vancouver providing 5.1 audio mixes for broadcast coverage of the Opening, Closing, and Medal Ceremonies of the 2010 Olympic games as well as mixes of nightly musical entertainment. Le Studio Mobile used its complete arsenal of professional audio equipment including dual Yamaha DM2000v2 digital consoles, handling all […]  More

Ericsson Demos 3D Contribution, DTH Transmission System at NAB

Ericsson is demoing a new solution for both direct-to-home (DTH) and contribution and distribution of 3D content that will allow them to meet viewers’ demands. Staffan Pehrson, Head of Solution Area TV, Ericsson, says that advances in camera, delivery, and display technologies now make it possible to effectively deploy 3D television to the home. “Consumers will […]  More

Snell Delivers Bonus Value After Merger

Correspondent Carl Lindemann reports on Snell announcements at the NAB Show. According to Snell CEO Simon Derry, the 2010 NAB Show marks the end of the shakeout following the merger of Pro-Bel and Snell & Wilcox. “2009 was an extraordinary and tough time for the industry,” he said at the company’s press conference. “The timing […]  More

Sony NAB Booth Spotlights 3D Sports

Sports production is front and center at the Sony Broadcast booth at NAB. All Mobile Video’s new 53-ft.-long 3D mobile-production unit has a presence there; clients HBS (working on the World Cup in 3D), the Masters golf tournament (which finished up a 3D production on April 11), BSkyB, and ESPN are on hand to discuss […]  More

Golf Channel Tees Up Sony Gear

When Golf Channel began its upgrade to high definition more than a year ago, it had two primary goals in mind. The first was to upgrade the channel’s image quality, which it has accomplished through the use of Sony HD technology – XDCAM HD optical camcorders and HDC studio cameras. The second was more ambitious […]  More

P2 a Slam Dunk for WNBA, D-League; Univision To Use Format for FIFA World Cup

The WNBA and NBA Development League (NBA D-League), the National Basketball Association’s official minor league, will use Panasonic’s AG HPX300 P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorders to provide fans with access to a full season of live games online in high-definition on WNBA.com and NBA.com/dleague. Beginning with the WNBA season, which tips off May 15, each WNBA […]  More

Panasonic Intros AVCCAM HD Camcorder

Panasonic Solutions Co. has introduced what it calls a “game-changing” AVCCAM HD camcorder, the AG-AF100, the first professional micro 4/3-in. video camcorder optimized for high-definition video recording. Scheduled to ship by the end of 2010, the AG-AF100 will set a new benchmark for digital cinematography. Targeted video- and film-production communities, the AF100 delivers the shallow […]  More

Telestream Thrives on Delivering Multiplatform, Multichannel Efficiency

Correspondent Carl Lindemann reports on announcements by Telestream at the NAB Show. According to Telestream President/CEO Dan Castles, a provider of live- and on-demand-video tools and workflow solutions, is riding a wave of record revenues by delivering strategies and savings for navigating the downturn. The company aims to turn this wave into a tsunami with […]  More

Chyron Seeks To Change the Game With ‘Disruptive Tech’

Correspondent Carl Lindemann reports on Chyron’s announcements at the NAB Show. Although Chyron is best-known for its graphics systems, the company’s broadening scope for the broadcast enterprise is the core message for the 2010 NAB Show. The company unveiled both new offerings and its outlook at a press conference Sunday morning. According to President/CEO Michael […]  More

Kaleido-Solo Simplifies Loudness and Dialnorm Monitoring on 3-Gbps/HD/SD Video

Miranda Technologies’ new Kaleido-Solo device simplifies monitoring of 1080p, HD, and SD programs and their associated loudness and dialnorm properties. Ultra-compact and designed to be attached directly on the back of any LCD screen, Kaleido-Solo converts 3-Gbps, HD, and SD-SDI, with embedded audio, to DVI and HDMI for display on an inexpensive LCD screen. In […]  More