Ken Kerschbaumer

Ken Kerschbaumer

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

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

ESPN’s 3D Efforts Come to Fruition With Network Launch

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

Sennheiser Canada Opens Olympic RF Service/Sales Facility

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

ATSC Keeps Cautious Eye on 3D TV Initiatives

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

NewTek Helps NBA D-League Make HD Leap

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 : ESPN To Launch 3D Network on June 11

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

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