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

Broadcast Pix Slate Portable Set To Rock College Video

College, university, and high school athletic departments have a new live-video-production option, courtesy of the Broadcast Pix Slate Portable, a new system for live video production on location. “Sports is a good example of a market with venues and events suitable for the Slate Portable,” says Broadcast Pix President Ken Swanton. “In the past, to […]  More

Stream Dream: Miami University Live Video Highlights 2010 Recruiting Class

In what is believed to be a first of its kind, Miami University of Ohio streamed more than six hours of live recruiting announcements and appearances by 50 current athletes and special guests on Feb. 3. Dubbed “Miami Savings Bank RedHawk Recruiting Live,” the video introduced 2010 signees for soccer, field hockey, and women’s track […]  More

Ball State Immersion Program Creates Next Generation of Sports-Production Pros

In 2008, Ball State University launched an innovative TV-sports-production program called Sports Link. To gain real-world experience in all aspects of sports production, university telecommunications students rotate among different disciplines from one production to the next in an effort to prepare for a career. Less than two years later, the program is an unqualified success, […]  More

Grass Valley Gear Gets the Call for Super Bowl XLIV

High-definition production technology from Grass Valley will once again play a major part in bringing all of the excitement of the NFL’s biggest game to viewers around the world. Several mobile-production companies will have trucks on-site at Dolphin Stadium in Miami with Grass Valley production equipment, including cameras, production switchers, and signal routers to produce […]  More

Schubin Cafe’s Lunch Special: 2D (Not 3D) Glasses

Mark Schubin today dives into a topic that hit us on the living room couch this weekend when we were made to sit through a 3D Michael Jackson tribute during the Grammy’s telecast without the necessary 3D anaglyph glasses. But Mark looks at the bigger problem: when the Super Bowl or another big event makes […]  More

NBC Olympics Focuses on Canon for Vancouver Lens Needs

Canon U.S.A. will provide advanced HDTV lenses, remote-control robotic HD cameras, and a Canobeam Free Space Optics HD video transceiver system to NBC Olympics for its coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games from February 12-28. The announcement was made today by David Mazza senior vice president of Engineering, NBC Olympics and Ken Ito, senior director […]  More

SDTV Powers Up for McGwire MLB Network Interview

SDTV’s mobile unit HDLA (an HD expandolink) was recently at the center of one of the biggest stories in baseball when MLB Network used it to produce and provide satellite transport of Bob Costas’ interview with St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach, and former MLB great (with an asterisk) Mark McGwire where he fessed up to […]  More

F&F Productions Upgrades GTX12 Monitor Wall; Entire Fleet Adds Chyron HyperX3

In a first round of new equipment purchases for 2010, F&F Productions has completed a virtual monitor wall installation and upgraded all Chyron graphic devices to the latest and more powerful HyperX3 system. F&F’s GTX 12 is now the first in the company’s full HD fleet to feature the newest Evertz VIPA-DUO series multi-image display […]  More