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

Live From the US Open: Gearhouse Broadcast Serves Up Tech for Multiple Clients

Gearhouse Broadcast is once again supporting ESPN’s efforts (and those of others) at the US Open. The biggest advances at this year’s tournament technically have been centered on ACES, the automated production area that handles the outer courts. The nine teams that handled those courts were moved to a second floor that had been added […]  More

Canon Intros New UHDxs Portable Zoom Lens With 4.3mm Wide-Angle, Weight of 4.8 Lb.

Canon U.S.A. has launched the CJ15ex4.3B, the latest addition to its UHDxs series of high-end portable zoom lenses for 4K broadcast cameras with 2/3-in. sensors. A key feature is a wide focal length of 4.3mm and maximum focal length of 65mm (130mm with built-in 2X extender), suiting it to producing high-quality video for a variety […]  More

Live From the US Open: Eurosport Serves Up Localized Content Efficiently

The 2019 tennis Grand Slam schedule is giving the Eurosport production and technical team more than just a chance to cover the world’s most important tennis tournaments. It is also allowing them to prepare for future workflows that, ultimately, will redefine the way the European sports giant approaches remote production once ETT, or the European […]  More

Pan Am Games Enter Parapan Stage; Host Broadcaster Mediapro, Canon, Others Support Efforts

The 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, have begun the Parapan stage (where Paralympic athletes compete) and for Mediapro, which has overseen production and technical operations for both the Parapan stage and the earlier games which ran from July 26-August 11, the efforts have been a success. The company produced and distributed the competition […]  More

Fujinon UA107x8.4 AF Lens Offers Advanced Focus Function, Is Available Next Spring

Fujifilm has introduced 4K broadcast lens, the Fujinon UA107x8.4 AF (Advanced Focus), the world’s first box lens featuring the company’s Advanced Focus function. Due to be released in the spring, it incorporates a newly developed phase-detection auto-focus sensor, achieving fast, tack-sharp images with a response speed as fast as 0.5 seconds and boasting an outstanding […]  More