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

Omneon Spectrum Media Server, Media Deck Now Support XDCAM HD with MXF

The Omneon Spectrum media server and MediaDeck server system now support XDCAM HD recording compliant with RDD9 MXF interoperability specification. This enhancement to the Omneon media servers’ interoperability not only allows RDD9-wrapped content to be recorded directly to either server system, it also enables content from the Spectrum or MediaDeck server system to be dropped […]  More

Level 3 Commits to Expansion of Vyvx VenueNet

Level 3 Communications will significantly upgrade its Vyvx VenueNet infrastructure as VenueNet+ will introduce new and enhanced services in venues nationwide, designed to support innovation in broadcast delivery. In 2010, Level 3’s investment will focus on upgrading venue services in time for the start of the U.S. professional football and hockey seasons. In 2011, Level 3 […]  More

GoPro Wearable Sports Camera on Display at NAB

GoPro will exhibit for the first time at the 2010 NAB show, giving the company a chance to demo its HD HERO wearable sports cameras are enabling professional video content creators to capture immersive action sports video at a fraction of the cost of competing cameras costing ten to twenty times as much. Retailing for $299 MSRP, […]  More

Cobalt Fusion 3G 9901-UDX Delivers for Conversion Needs

Cobalt Digital is rolling out the Cobalt Fusion3G 9901-UDX converter at NAB, providing an unprecedented “everything in – everything out” level of universal support —with 3G/HD/SD-SDI, fiber, analog video, as well as embedded, AES and analog audio proc and embed/de-embed — all on the same device. This level of integration correspondingly reduces rack module count […]  More

DaySequerra Addresses Audio Needs of Mobile DTV Delivery

DaySequerra will introduce a four-channel stereo mobile TV audio processor at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Providing intelligible dialog and consistent audio levels for mobile TV viewers is a major challenge for today’s broadcasters. DaySequerra’s new MTV4ST mobile TV loudness control has been designed improve audio intelligibility and provide improved effective dynamic range […]  More

FOR-A to Demo Wide Range of Technologies at NAB

FOR-A will demonstrate an array of new products at the 2010 NAB Show as it takes its theme of “Imagination to Creation” a step further this year, with an emphasis on media management for ingest, storage, and manipulation of content that FOR-A customers work with on a daily basis. “The key is to be flexible […]  More

Vaddio Intros Video Whiteboard System

Vaddio has launched the first high definition Video Whiteboard, a system that completely replaces the existing need for fixed or PTZ cameras in a video system environment. ”Shooting a camera at a whiteboard has always been an unpleasant experience at best,“ explains Rob Sheeley, President of Vaddio. ”Whether it’s light reflecting from the whiteboard surface into […]  More

Schubin Cafe: The Impossible Dream of Perfect Lip Sync

There is definitely plenty that can be done to improve lip sync.  Making it perfect, however, might not be possible, says Mark Schubin in this week’s post. Perhaps it would be best to start with a definition. Lip sync is the synchronization of the sounds emerging from moving lips with the images of those moving lips.  No […]  More