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

FCC Adopts Order To Clear the 700 MHz Frequency of Wireless Mics by June 12

Sports broadcasters, leagues, and networks that rely on microphones that operate in the 700 MHz spectrum will need to find new spectrum as of June 12. The Federal Communications Commission late Friday released an order that turns the spectrum over to communications services for public safety and the deployment of next-generation 4G wireless devices for […]  More

The Future of 3D: Ten Questions To Ponder

The central hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center put 3D display (and even production) technologies front and center at CES last week, proving just how serious consumer-electronics manufacturers are about 3D. But as Betamax, Super Audio CD, and HD-DVD have shown earlier, just because the industry says “this is what you want,” that doesn’t […]  More

CES in Review: Beyond 3D

The Consumer Electronics Show is fading in the memory banks, but the announcements are just beginning to sink in. And surprisingly, while 3D may have been the hot topic at the show, other announcements and trends could have just as much, if not bigger, impact on sports content distribution and new revenue streams. Even better? […]  More

All Mobile Video 3D Truck Slated To Hit the Streets by NAB

The latest remote-production-truck provider to take the 3D plunge, All Mobile Video will roll out a 53-ft. double-expando 3D-capable production truck at NAB, according to President Eric Duke. “The truck will have a strong 2D backbone but is also 3D-capable,” says Duke. “Our goal is to make the truck user-friendly so, if a client books […]  More

Panasonic’s 3D Camcorder a Hit at CES

Sports broadcasters and league professionals spent much of their time at CES checking out the new 3D displays and WiFi-enabled HDTV sets. But they also had a chance to check out a new product for broadcasters: Panasonic’s HD 3D camcorder that will be given more prominence at the company’s NAB booth than it had here […]  More

XpanD Believes Active 3D Glasses Will Rule

With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially over, the hard work of turning the 3D hype at the show into reality begins. Consumer displays will soon be hitting store shelves, and distributors like DirecTV and networks like ESPN and Discovery will deliver 3D content to homes by June. For consumers and even industry professionals interested […]  More

It’s a New GamePlan for Coaching Analysis

College and high school football teams have a new end-to-end coaching-analysis option, courtesy of a system from GamePlan and available through CoachComm that relies on Panasonic HD cameras. “We have some workflows for Panasonic AVC HD and P2 DVCPRO 100 for sports that are very compelling,” says GamePlan Technologies CEO Dave Glover. “With our standardization […]  More

Panasonic Viera 3D Sets Rely on RealD Active Shutter 3D Glasses

Panasonic’s initial Full HD 3D televisions will ship in the Spring of 2010 with five models in the VT25 series. Panasonic’s Full HD 3D televisions provide full 1080p resolution to both the right and left eye, thereby giving the viewer the ultimate 3D entertainment experience. The VT25 series includes four screen sizes ranging from 50-inches […]  More

Panasonic to Sponsor DIRECTV 3D Channels; Fox Sports, CBS, and Others Developing Content

Panasonic will be the exclusive presenting sponsor of DIRECTV’s 3D channels (yes, that is plural) that will launch in June. The channels will deliver movies, sports and entertainment content from some of the world’s most renowned 3D producers.  DIRECTV is also currently working with CBS, Fox Sports/FSN, HDNet, MTV, NBC Universal, Turner Broadcasting System, and […]  More