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

CP Communications to Rely on Multidyne for Olympic-Sized Needs

As the Olympic torch is carried into BC Place Stadium for the official opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Winter Games, MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic System’s HD-1500 Fiber Optic Link will be in action transmitting signals from the announcer booths and red carpet. MultiDyne will supply its HD-1500 and Lightbox field fiber transport systems for […]  More

NBC Olympics Gets a Charge out of Anton/Bauer

Anton/Bauer has been selected to provide batteries, chargers and lighting to NBC during the network’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games, working behind the scenes to help NBC ENG crews power up for every bobsled run, figure skating spin and ski jump. As a longtime NBC Olympics partner, Anton/Bauer has provided its mobile power solutions […]  More

Gallaudet University Adds Ross Video CrossOver Switcher

Gallaudet University in Washington, DC has added Ross Video’s CrossOver 12 Multi-Definition Production Switcher for student and departmental live recording and live-to-air production. Gallaudet began using CrossOver last month for student-run production operations. Students produce various local news, information and entertainment programs and assist in the production of materials for use in classrooms, as public […]  More

Vizrt Podcast Goes Inside SportsNet New York Graphics Workflow

Regional networks continue to deliver a graphics look that is almost indistinguishable from the national networks. SportsNet New York is no exception, as Damon Versaggi, production manager for the network, discusses in this podcast from Vizrt. Learn more about the SportsNet New York workflows, why they selected Vizrt, and the latest advances in Vizrt’s product […]  More

ESPN Extends Horizon League Hoops Deal Through 2013

ESPN has signed a multi-year agreement with the Horizon League that will deliver league basketball on the ESPN family of networks through 2013. The new pact includes distribution rights for Horizon League programming across multiple ESPN platforms, including ESPNU.com, ESPN360.com, ESPN Pay-Per-View, ESPN Video-on-Demand, ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, ESPN Deportes and more. Fans can expect […]  More

Fans at X Games Get the Tricaster Treatment

Fans of extreme winter sports making the trek to Aspen, CO, for the ESPN Winter X Games 14 this weekend will have an in-venue video experience powered, for the first time, by two NewTek Tricaster integrated switcher and production unit. “Instead of having a production truck,” says Philip Nelson,  SVP, strategic development, for NewTek, “they […]  More

DaySequerra Ships 7.1 DTS Neural Surround Audio Encoder

DaySequerra is shipping its next-generation 7.1 DTS Neural Surround audio encoder — decoder, what the company says is the industry’s first 7.1 and 5.1 surround audio over stereo transport solution. “7.1 surround audio is the perfect complement to 3D content,” says Mark Seigle, DTS VP for business development. “DTS is driven to deliver high-performance technology […]  More

Vizrt, TV2 Ink Largest VideoHub Contract Ever for Norwegian Soccer League Needs

Vizrt, a leading provider of content-production tools for the digital-media industry, today announced that Norway’s main commercial television network, TV2, has placed a $1 million order for Vizrt’s video-clip-management system, Viz VideoHub. TV2 intends to use the intelligent video-storage and -management system for hosting soccer-match videos from the Norwegian Soccer League on behalf of the […]  More