Michael Silbergleid

Michael Silbergleid

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CBS Downplays New Distribution Technology

By Michael Silbergleid A CBS technology executive says CBS won’t deliver content to alternative distribution systems that have no reliable audience measurement — and this includes mobile DTV. The Media Post story can be found at http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=122826  More

The $250 3D Camera

By Michael Silbergleid Weber State University shows us how to shoot 3D in HD for $250 (and there’s a video clip to prove it). Go to http://bradfortner.wordpress.com/2010/02/17/weber-state-university-shows-us-how-to-s/ to read (and see) what Brad Fortner has posted.  More

Sony Introduces Its First 3D Compatible Audio/Video Receiver

By Michael Silbergleid Three Powerful Models with Expanded Connectivity Also Join Line-up Sony issued the following press release on February 18, 2010: SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Sony today announced its first A/V receiver capable of supporting 3D audio and video.   Featuring HDMI™ 1.4 3D pass-through technology, ample high definition connectivity and compatibility […]  More

Virtual Back Lot From Stargate Studios Brings The World to L.A.

By Michael Silbergleid There’s a nice story on blue screen (or green screen if you prefer) work in network TV shows by the Los Angeles Times and how the technology makes life easier for producers of such shows as 24. You can read the story here: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ct-onlocation17-2010feb17,0,701424.story  More

Qualcomm to Add TiVo-Like Recording to Flo Mobile-TV Service

By Michael Silbergleid BusinessWeek.com reports that Qualcomm plans to add TiVo-like television recording functions to wireless devices in an effort to stoke consumer interest in its mobile-TV service. Qualcomm’s Media Flo already allows AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless subscribers to watch broadcast TV on their mobile phones. As its audience increasingly shifts to using video on demand, […]  More

Mobile TV Debuts in April with 30 Broadcast Stations

By Michael Silbergleid MediaBuyerPlanner.com reports that in April, 30 television stations in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington will begin broadcasting a signal that will allow a new class of mobile devices to show the stations’ programming, in a move that is a “game changer” for local broadcasters, according to Dennis Wharton of the National […]  More

3D: ‘in all TV sets in 3 years’

By Michael Silbergleid Rapid TV News reports that Chuck Pagano, SVP/Technology at Disney-owned sports broadcaster ESPN, and already highly committed to 3D-TV, says that he expects viewers to have an appetite for 3D on television although admits he has no quantitative data to prove his theory. But his confidence is high. “I bet you in three […]  More

NBC Uses the Olympics to Test Measures of New Media

By Michael Silbergleid The Wall Street Journal reports that with an estimated 185 million unique viewers, the Olympics provide a unique audience microcosm. NBC believes the huge audience will be particularly useful for measuring new-media consumption habits and trends. The complete story is here, but you will need a subscribtion to WSJ.com once it archives: […]  More

'Camera of the Future' Invented

By Michael Silbergleid SidewaysNews.com reports that scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a revolutionary way of capturing a high-resolution still image alongside high-speed video which has attracted the interest of science, industry and consumer sectors alike. By combining off-the-shelf technologies found in standard cameras and digital movie projectors, the researchers created a tool that […]  More