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

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

CBS, Turner in Talks for NCAA Tourney Bid?

Sports Business Journal reports that CBS and Turner Sports are in discussions to create a joint bid for the NCAA tournament rights if the NCAA decides to opt out of its current CBS deal. The broadcaster and cable network could share rights to the tournament if the NCAA decides to expand the field to 96 teams. In […]  More

Grass Valley, NEP Hit High Notes for Grammys

Grass Valley high-definition production and distribution technology once again played a big part of the live Grammy Awards telecast, presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). This year’s 52nd annual gathering of the music industry’s finest was broadcast on CBS on Sunday, January 31 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. […]  More

Tektronix Hits NAB with 3G Waveform Monitors

Tektronix is hitting NAB with the new VQNet Video Service Assurance Manager and IPM400A network probe, designed to empower cable, telco and broadcast operators to proactively detect and resolve customer impacting problems across their IP networks. VQNet presents key information in terms operation staff can easily understand and take action to resolve. This is made […]  More

Mark Schubin on “This Thing Called 3D”

It has been a heck of a month for 3D announcements.  Comcast carried The Final Destination in 3D on the day of its DVD release. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) seemed all about 3D.  The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) issued a report on 3D TV.  The program recently posted for next month’s Hollywood Post Alliance […]  More

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