D-Backs To Install Two New Daktronics LED Displays at Chase Field

January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected Daktronics to design, manufacture, and install two large new LED displays at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. Each new video display will measure approximately 36 feet high by 20 feet wide and show team lineups and advertisements. “We have had such positive feedback from our fans about our Daktronics displays,” […]

Panasonic’s New AG-AF100 Camcorder Provides Affordable, Flexible Option for Filmmakers

January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Panasonic Solutions Company is now shipping the AG-AF100, the industry’s first professional micro 4/3-inch video camcorder optimized for HD video recording. The HD camcorder is now available at a suggested list price of $4,995. Targeted at the film and video production communities, the AF100 delivers film-like shallow depth of field and the wider field of […]

Raycom Sports Commissions First HD Mobile Unit

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For the past three years, Raycom Sports has been producing HD shows with two SD trucks. This fall, that will change, as the sports production company has commissioned the building of a new high definition mobile production truck, set to hit the road in time for the 2011 college football season. “We have the rights […]

Francisco Partners Makes It Official, Finalizes Grass Valley Acquisition

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Private equity firm Francisco Partners has finalized its acquisition of the Grass Valley Broadcast & Professional business from Technicolor. In July, the technology-focused firm made a $100 million binding offer to Technicolor, which had been attempting to sell the Grass Valley unit since Feb. 2009. As of Jan. 1, Grass Valley began doing business as […]

CES 2011: SENSIO Launches Trio of 3D Technologies

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At CES 2011, SENSIO Technologies has launched the SENSIO Hi-Fi 3D-encoded VOD library. The new library of 3D content has been built up by SENSIO since it first started to aggregate content in 2003. SENSIO has negotiated the rights to a varied library including independent movies, documentaries, and major film releases, which it will encode […]

Ball State’s New Virtual Studios Up and Running

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Ball State University’s new virtual studios are now in full use at the school’s Teleplex facility in Muncie, IN. The virtual studios combines Vinten Radamec manual encoded pedestals and pan/tilt heads, Fujinon digital lenses, an Orad rendering platform and Ultimatte 11 blue/green screen compositing hardware. The studios have been used for such productions as a […]

Ratings Roundup: Winter Classic Is Most Watched NHL Regular Season Game in 36 Years

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The rain that pushed back the start time of this year’s NHL Winter Classic turned out to be a bona fide blessing in disguise, as the New Years Day faceoff between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins on NBC was the most watched regular season NHL game in 36 years. The game was originally scheduled […]

PBS’ Antiques Roadshow Goes Tapeless with AJA Ki Pro

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PBS’ Emmy-nominated Antiques Roadshow used 11 of AJA Video Systems’ Ki Pro tapeless recording devices to capture Season 15 of the series, which premiered Jan. 3. This marks the first season that “Antiques Roadshow” will be using a tapeless capture workflow. In its previous three seasons, “Antiques Roadshow” shot HD 1080i and captured on videotape, […]

Last Call for Hotel Rooms for Sports Entertainment Summit!

January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The JW Marriott at LA LIVE is the official hotel of SVG’s Sports Entertainment Summit. SVG has reserved a special $239 room rate for event attendees at the JW Marriott, which is adjacent to LA LIVE (and walking distance from the event). Book your hotel room today! SVG’s special hotel room rate expires Wednesday, January […]

3D Biz Report: CES Is Coming as 3DTV Gets Big…Really Big

January 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The latest edition of the 3D Biz Report arrives as CES 2011 kicks off in Las Vegas this week. Several major consumer electronics companies will unveil their latest 3D offerings at the show, including the world’s largest LED 3DTV from LG. The 72-inch LZ9700 is illuminated by a full panel of LEDs behind the screen […]

SVG Welcomes Back DTS

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The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that DTS Inc. has renewed its platinum sponsorship. DTS is dedicated to making digital entertainment exciting, engaging, and effortless by providing state-of-the-art audio technology to hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in multi-channel audio, DTS became a […]

SoliDDD Breaths Life into 3D Signage with New Autostereo Technology

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The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome SoliDDD as its newest corporate sponsor. A 3D technology company, SoliDDD recently introduced the world’s first truly lifelike autostereo technology, with vastly greater depth and larger viewing areas than has ever before been achievable, for all types of photographic signage. “SVG is the only organization in the […]

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