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AT&T Hires 2,000 Workers before Launch of Apple’s iPhone

The Associated Press AT&T, which will be the exclusive carrier of Apple’s much-hyped new iPhone, has hired 2,000 extra workers to staff its company-owned stores for the launch, a spokesman said Thursday. The iPhone, a combination cell phone, media player and wireless Web device, will be available only at stores owned by Apple and AT&T […]  More

Keyframe to produce videos for Auburn

Tampa Bay Business Journal Auburn University has signed Keyframe to produce creative content for new displays, the first true HD displays in the Southeastern Conference. The Tampa office of Keyframe will provide HD ready animations including video opens, headshots, crowd prompts, head-to-head logo animations and sponsor advertisements for Auburn football, basketball and gymnastics. It will […]  More

Regents approves renovation to Michigan Stadium

The Associated Press The Big House is getting bigger. University of Michigan Board of Regents on Thursday approved a $226 million renovation of Michigan Stadium. The decision allows the university to open the project for bids. When work is completed in 2010, the stadium will include 83 suites and 3,200 club seats, raising its total […]  More

TSN brings NHL Draft to Primetime Audience

By Andrew Lippe Hockey prospects from all over the world will gather at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH this Friday June 22 for the first round of the NHL Draft. Canadian broadcaster TSN will be on hand to capture all the action live and deliver the draft to homes in primetime. All the action […]  More

NHK uses CG technology for visual impact

To make live sports broadcast easier to understand and to show them in a more attractive manner, Japan’s NHK has developed enrichment systems using real-time motion analysis and computer graphics (CG). The systems correctly extract player or ball regions from sports video by using feature extraction and classification, and automatically track them by predicting their […]  More

V CAST Customers Can Get Local News and Sports Video Clips

Partnering with local TV affiliates in cities across the country, Atlanta, Ga.-based local content provider, Local Solutions Network, Inc. (LSN) and Verizon Wireless, announced that Verizon Wireless customers in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and nearly 50 markets across the country now have access to the very latest in local news, weather and sports video […]  More

RFX-CMT Central Camera Mount Transmitter Shines at Historic Event

When it came to covering the United States Golf Association’s 2007 U.S. Open, RF Central, the leading digital microwave technology provider, was the clear choice for camera mounted RF transmitters. While the golfers struggled in the difficult conditions at Oakmont Country Club, the site of this year’s open, television broadcasters had no such problems transmitting […]  More

Appeals court upholds rejection of Bengals stadium suit

Associated Press An antitrust suit claiming officials and taxpayers were pushed into financing a new stadium to keep the Bengals in Cincinnati was filed after time had run out, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel unanimously agreed with a federal district judge who dismissed the suit […]  More

Nxtcomm draws 20,000 to discuss future of telco industry

By Ken Kerschbaumer More than 20,000 industry professionals interested in the future of the telco industry descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place this week to discuss a future that promises to be a complex mixture of wireless and wire-line services that deliver video, data and voice to an ever-growing number of devices and customers. And it […]  More

Busa Launch British University Championships

An exciting new concept for British sport has been unveiled. The British University Championships is a brand new major sporting festival which will bring together 6500 university students at the UK’s biggest annual multi-sport event. The new four-day championship, which will act as a culmination of a year-round program of sport, will feature 22 sports […]  More