Recent Posts by SVG Staff

NCTA 2006: Why everyone should pay attention to what happens in Atlanta

By Harlan Neugeboren Next Monday the 2006 National Cable Television Association show will kick off its show in Atlanta s Georgia World Congress Center, and while it s definitely a cable show the technology that will be on display will have a great impact for anyone who produces content, no matter the delivery medium or […]  More

Historic all-HD Masters underway on CBS

This year’s coverage of The Masters has literally been a long haul for CBS as the network laid down approximately 300,000 feet of fiber cable throughout the course to get it ready for an all-HD telecast. “Our handheld cameras this year are truly HD and in golf 60% of the telecast is shot on the […]  More

SVG Analysis: Apple Boot Camp

The Apple vs. Microsoft battle today entered a new level of d tente when Apple introduced the beta version of its Boot Camp software, letting users of Intel-based Mac computers to run the Windows XP operating system. Available as a download beginning today, Boot Camp lets users with a Microsoft Windows XP installation disc to […]  More

Dolby DP600 adjusts audio levels inside media files

The new DP600 Program Optimizer to be introduced by Dolby Labs at the NAB convention in late April gives broadcasters more control over audio levels of file-based programming. The challenge in moving to a non-realtime file-based environment is, until now, the tools were not available to analyze the audio, says Rocky Graham, Dolby Labs director […]  More

Ross, Tut Systems helps MLB.com take field

MLB.com Advanced Media heads into the 2006 season with new features on its site like Flash-based video on the home page and some additional ones to be unveiled later this month. Keeping busy is never a problem at MLB.com Advanced Media (also known as BAM) as it handles not only its own needs but also […]  More

Game Creek readies new trucks for Fox

New Hampshire-based sports production truck vendor Game Creek is in the midst of constructing four new 53-foot HD vehicles for Fox Sports. Expect three of the trucks to be completed by August in time for the 2006 NFL season and the fourth, a mobile studio truck, to be completed in December for the 2007 NASCAR […]  More

SportsNet New York: Play Ball!

It’s only fitting that the new home of SportsNet NY at 6th Ave. and 51st St. in Manhattan was the former New York studio of CNN. After all, the new network is putting a heavy emphasis on local sports news with newscasts and roundtable discussions that go beyond the typical regional sports network. “We started […]  More

MediaOne delivers Giant HD upgrade to AT&T Park

MediaOne has completed upgrades at AT&T Park to make high-definition television pervasive throughout the venue. The result is an upgraded look for the ballpark and an enhancement for the fans audio-visual experience. MediaOne s engineering team planned and implemented the upgrade of the existing infrastructure to carry HDTV signals, and then directed the installation of […]  More

ESPN, XOS Technologies reach college sports deal

ESPNU and ESPN.com have reached a deal with XOS Technologies as the sports giant looks to enhance college sports content. The agreement allows for sharing of online news, information, features and video and audio assets, and cross promotion between ESPNU and the XOS network of college athletics websites. XOS provides Internet publishing for more than […]  More

ESPN, Greenspan top list of Sports Emmy nominees

ESPN nailed down a total of 45 Sports Emmy nominations today and Bud Greenspan, whose Olympic films have become a post-games highlight for the past nine games, is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. ESPN s 45 nods were spread among its properties with ESPN grabbing 26, ESPN2 another 12, ESPN Classic four and […]  More

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