ESPN’s experiments in 3D are ready for a real payoff as the network has committed to producing at least 85 events in 3D between the kickoff of the World Cup on June 11, 2010, and June 11, 2011. For Chuck Pagano, ESPN VP for technology, and his team, the next few months will be challenging. […] More
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
Sennheiser Canada has opened an RF/equipment service and sales facility in conjunction with the upcoming XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The facility will offer assistance to radio and television broadcasters from all corners of the globe using Sennheiser technology that requires frequency coordination and equipment service. Broadcasters will be able to purchase […] More
With ESPN and Discovery publicly embracing 3D-content creation and distribution and DirecTV expected to do as much at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this weekend, it appears that cable and satellite distributors will be primed for 3D. But what about over-the-air broadcasters? For the time being, any over-the-air broadcaster interested in distributing live 3D content […] More
The National Basketball Association’s D-League Showcase, featuring some of the NBA’s future on-court talent, is making its HD debut on NBA TV this week with the help of NewTek’s recently launched HD Tricaster system, four Panasonic prosumer HD camcorders, an HD Panasonic production switcher, and a NewTek 3Play slow-motion replay system. “This is a big […] More
USA Today reports that ESPN is going 3D for the World Cup. The sports network will launch ESPN 3D on June 11 with a World Cup soccer match, creating what it says will be the first all three-dimensional television network to the home. ESPN 3D expects to showcase at least 85 live sporting events during the first […] More