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

Panasonic Consolidates Companies, To Rely 100% on Sales Channels

Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Company is moving its sales to a 100% channel approach as part of a consolidation with Panasonic Computer Solutions Company and Panasonic Professional Display Company under the umbrella Panasonic Solutions Company. Rance Poehler will serve as president. “At Panasonic we have always been focused on providing the most reliable technology […]  More

EVS Xedio Dispatcher Allows XDCAM, P2 Import Directly from the Camera or Disk

EVS Broadcast Equipment is rolling out the Xedio Dispatcher, a new virtual editing software application that will allow ENG files recorded on cameras, including Sony XDCAM and Panasonic P2 to be imported directly from the camcorder or card/disk reader to an EVS system. “Xedio Dispatcher gives ENG crews and journalists on the field the opportunity […]  More

Final Four To Feature Largest Portable Center-Hung Scoreboard, Courtesy GoVision and Dallas Cowboys

This weekend’s Final Four will offer a first for fans inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. GoVision will construct a massive octagonal LED center-hung scoreboard comprising 15- x 28-ft. Daktronics HD12 video screens. Besides being the largest portable center-hung scoreboard ever assembled, it hints at a new scoreboard-related revenue stream because, during the NFL season, […]  More

Omneon, XenData Team Up for Archive System

Omneon and XenData have teamed up to create a managed archive solution uniquely designed to address the media production and distribution workflow which the companies say improves efficiency, reduces complexity and lowers media storage costs. Omneon MediaGrid is integrated with digital video archives running XenData’s X64 Edition Archive Series software. The combined solution creates an […]  More

Okaro Leaves ESPN To Join Bloomberg Multimedia

Bloomberg L.P. has named Oke Okaro global head of mobile for the Bloomberg Multimedia Group. Okaro will oversee all aspects of Bloomberg’s consumer-facing mobile business including the development of new mobile products and building commercial partnerships with content distributors, wireless carriers and other industry participants. Okaro will report to Bloomberg Multimedia CEO Andy Lack. “We’re […]  More

Thales Angenieux Extends HD Lens Lineup

Thales Angenieux has extended its line of HD Video Lenses with the introduction of a 14 x 4.5 HD Video Wide Angle Lens. The new 14 x 4.5 lens perfectly complements Angenieux’s high performance 19X ENG and 26X Telephoto HD Video Lenses as all three HD Video lenses in the line offer the longest zoom […]  More

Sony’s New Media Backbone Family Coordinates Production Workflow

Sony’s big NAB booth will feature an idea to match. Sony will introduce the Media Backbone family, a range of software and hardware products that take advantage of service-oriented architecture (SOA) to link various devices and systems used throughout a production workflow. “Where, traditionally, Sony has focused on providing standalone devices to this market, we […]  More