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VIZRT to introduce Video Wall ER at NAB

At NAB 2007 (Booth #SL4810), Vizrt will introduce Viz|Video Wall ER (Extreme Resolution), a software solution that automatically distributes scenes from any Vizrt graphic software application to a shared cluster of Viz|Engine renderers. The Viz|Engines output graphics of unlimited resolution to a large-scale video wall for live operation. It can be used interactively in a […]  More

Mobile TV Group taps Chyron HyperX

The Mobile Television Group based in Denver has installed three Chyron HyperX HD/SD switchable graphics systems and a CodiStrator state-of-the-art digital telestration tool. The three HyperX systems provide HD graphics capabilities with real-time 3D animation for the Mobile Television Group, which supplies OB facilities for Fox Sports Net (FSN) and other regional and national networks. […]  More

Pace Introduces New Family of CableCARD Products

Pace Micro Technology, introduced its new family of CableCARD products, including CableCARD versions of the successfully deployed Tahoe HD DVR and Vegas SD DVR, as well as its newest CableCARD set-top box, the Miami HD. Pace will introduce these boxes in the exhibit area of the CableLabs Winter Conference 2007, to be held March 4-7 […]  More

Churchill Downs Purchases Interest in HRTV

Churchill Downs has purchased a 50-percent interest in Magna Entertainment s horse racing TV channel, HRTV. Both Churchill Downs and Magna Entertainment will work to offer as much of their respective live export simulcast content as possible on HRTV and will actively explore how the television medium can be used to more effectively serve horse […]  More

Sports TV4U.Com Adds American Angler and Fishing With The Good Old Boys To Broadband Channel

Sports TV4U.Com, a broadband channel on the TV4U.Com 21 channel broadband network, has added two nationally known fishing shows to its advertising supported free internet television service. American Angler, formerly on ESPN and Fox Sports Network, can now be found on Sports TV4U.Com. The free internet television broadband channel carries top episodes from the series […]  More

Replay heading to International Football Association

Systems aimed at implementing goal-line technology in football matches will be developed further following the approval of the International Football Association Board (Ifab). The board convened in Manchester to make the decision, following presentations from firms including a joint proposal from the Premier League and cricket technology system manufacturer Hawk-Eye. Such projects will now continue […]  More

UBF Media Group, Euro Media TV talking merger

By Kevin Hilton SVG European correspondent Two the largest facilities operators in the of European sports sector, UBF Media Group and Euro Media T l vision, are in negotiations that could result in a merger of the companies, creating a combined studios, outside broadcast, post-production and equipment hire operation with a projected revenue for this […]  More

Bexel, Bluefoot Productions roar with EVS, ESPN for NASCAR

ESPN resumed its live coverage of NASCAR races this season in grand style, with the introduction of several groundbreaking features that include all-HD in-car cameras, enhanced on-screen race information, and robotic cameras that allow viewers to enjoy interesting new vantage points at every venue. Bexel Broadcast Services, which has extensive live event experience with EVS’s […]  More

Week In Geek: Are you ready for BitTorrent?

The biggest personal tech story this week came from BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file sharing service, which announced it’s going legit. Content providers who have developed Web and podcasting strategies now need to think about a peer-to-peer strategy. If you don’t have a working understanding of BitTorrent, you should get one. Because it’s decentralized, it behaves […]  More