Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Dolby: Metadata, dialnorm important despite new consumer loudness control technology

By Ken Kerschbaumer A new product introduced by Dolby at the Consumer Electronics Show designed to help viewers at home address the annoyances of inconsistent loudness in broadcast TV audio has stirred up concern among Dolby’s professional customers that the new technology will impact the way they should approach DTV audio signals and metadata. But […]  More

InfoValue Computing powers Japanese powerboat race

InfoValue Computing, experts in providing innovative, high-performance video-streaming platforms and solutions, today announced that Japan Leisure Channel Co., Ltd. (JLC) of Tokyo is using the InfoValue QuickVideo streaming platform to provide real-time multisite remote viewing to 24 locations serving Japan’s popular powerboat-race scene. Live since early November 2006, Japan Leisure Channel’s service allows boat-racing fans […]  More

Daktronics displays deliver for Super Bowl

The 2007 Super Bowl was a success by all measures. The more than 74,000 fans that attended the game at Dolphin Stadium enjoyed great football and incredible half-time entertainment. The game and other events during the week were enhanced by an integrated Daktronics scoring and video display system installed prior to the start of the […]  More

ESPN taps HD for NASCAR Busch Series Coverage

ESPN and ESPN on ABC will be producing the most technologically sound motorsports coverage in history for all of their programming will be produced entirely in HD. The fun begins February 17th on ESPN2 with the Orbitz 300, the opening race in the Busch Series. Every aspect of the Busch race from the cameras inside […]  More

American football championship attracts third largest TV audience in U.S. history

The Associated Press The American football championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears was watched by 93.2 million people on Sunday, the third-largest television audience in U.S. history. It was the second-most watched Super Bowl, trailing the 1996 championship game, which had 94.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research on Monday. The […]  More

Sports Geek: Can the NFL move the chains and how the Wii can help you

What’s new this week in consumer tech trends? Our Sports Geeks offer up the latest in news spanning the world that could someday change the way you work and live (or at least the way your kids work and live). Independent filmmaking has its roots in user-created video, and we bet there are people out […]  More

Eyeheight keys video for Super fans in the stands

Eyeheight keyEyesHDi high definition keyers were deployed to assist in HD coverage of Super Bowl XLI in Dolphins Stadium on Sunday with two keyEyesHDi supplied to Miami-based Videoscope. The keyEyesHDi allows real-time generation and control of solid or transparent matte overlays which can be located anywhere on the video display. Integral fill and key inputs […]  More

O21 Television snaps up Pro-Bel routers for HD push

O21 Television, an outside broadcast company based in Birmingham UK and operating across Europe, has purchased and installed Pro-Bel HD routing and router control technology in the first step of a multi-million pound expansion programme. O21 Television, which was acquired by Gravity Media Group early last year, commissioned the construction of Unit 8, the fleet’s […]  More

NewTek revs up ESPNRadio during Super Bowl week

NewTek’s TriCaster PRO portable live production suite was used by ESPNRadio.com to webcast its Live Superweek coverage, featuring extensive pre-game analysis and interviews with celebrities from the worlds of sports and Hollywood, during the week leading up to Super Bowl XLI. Live video coverage is being broadcast from three temporary studios located in high traffic […]  More

Panasonic AVCHD camcorder delivers three-CCDs in 1.1 pounds

Panasonic has introduced what it claims is the world’s smallest three-CCD HD camcorder. The newest member to the AVCHD solid-state family is the AG-HSC1U, weighing 1.1 pounds, recording 1080i images, and serving coaches, broadcasters and action sports production companies looking to gather HD shots in a new way. The noiseless AG-HSC1U camcorder records up to […]  More