Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Krall out as Avid Technology President and CEO

By Ken Kerschbaumer Avid Technology President and CEO David Krall is stepping down at the end of July and will be replaced by Nancy Hawthorne, current board member and former chairman, as the company’s interim CEO. The board begins an immediate search for a new CEO. Krall will be available as a consultant to the […]  More

ESPN, WNBA Extend Deal through 2016; expand digital offerings

ESPN and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have agreed to an eight-year rights extension through the 2016 season for ABC and ESPN2, and a comprehensive digital rights package. It was announced today by John Skipper, ESPN Executive Vice President, Content and Donna Orender, WNBA President. The new pact will also feature television rights for […]  More

Arena Football Goes Mobile

The Arena Football League (AFL) has launched an innovative mobile service just in time for the 2007 Conference Championship Games and ArenaBowl XXI New Orleans. The mobile service gives Arena Football fans a closer-than-ever-before experience of the playoffs, providing regularly updated news, schedules, and scores that allows fans to follow their favorite teams all the […]  More

Dale Earnhardt film to Make Its Television Debut

He was the one they called the “Intimidator.” His fans knew him by his famous No. 3 black Chevrolet and fellow racers knew him as the man to beat. Dale Earnhardt is known as one of the most legendary drivers in the history of NASCAR, and his life both on and off the track is […]  More

Waterman Broadcasting furthers commitment to JVC PRO HD with purchase of GY-HD250 cameras

Waterman Broadcasting has purchased JVC’s GY-HD250 ProHD cameras for the station’s ABC affiliate, WZVN-TV in Fort Myers, Florida. The GY-HD250s will be used as the station’s primary studio cameras. This purchase follows their December 2006 purchase of several JVC’s 100 Series cameras. “The GY-HD250 is the perfect choice for our ABC affiliate because of the […]  More

TSN and RDS Join Forces with Rogers Sportsnet for Complete Live Coverage of Canada/Russia Super Series

TSN and its sister network, RDS, are teaming up with Rogers Sportsnet to provide wall-to-wall live coverage of the highly anticipated Canada/Russia Super Series, starting August 27. Together, the three sports networks have secured exclusive Canadian broadcast and digital media rights, in both English and French, to the eight-game hockey tournament. English-language coverage will be […]  More

Conference USA says yes to XOS Replay for football

By Daniel Latzman Conference USA (C-USA) recently selected XOS Replays, a chief provider of technology solutions for professional and collegiate athletics, as its official in-game instant replay source. C-USA joins the PAC-10, MAC, Sun Belt and Big 12 conferences as XOS Replay partners. “Every single play is looked at by the review officials and is […]  More

Beckham Fever hits the US

By Andrew Lippe The most popular English midfielder in the world arrived yesterday in Los Angeles and speculation begins about his impact on soccer popularity in the America. David Beckham, the former captain of England’s national team will be announced today as the newest member of the Los Angeles Galaxy. HDNet will air the live […]  More

Trio Video Continues Expansion Into Live Entertainment Production

Trio Video, a 25-year veteran in the sports and live entertainment industry, has seen tremendous growth in the area of high-definition (HD) production for live music festivals, concerts, and corporate events. Trio is using a full complement of Grass Valley multiformat HD production equipment from Thomson to satisfy the demanding needs of its clients. The […]  More

iPhone buyers have no regrets

By Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY Early iPhone owners are overwhelmingly happy with their devices, a survey out Friday says, and Apple (AAPL) and AT&T (T) are luring customers from rivals as a result. In one of the first such studies, 90% of 200 owners said they were “extremely” or “very” satisfied with their phone. […]  More