Stuart Brenner to Head Up Cobalt Digital’s Western Sales Division

January 6, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Cobalt Digital has appointed Stuart Brenner as its western regional sales manager. In his new position, Brenner is responsible for managing Cobalt’s sales operations in the western USA, including the maintenance and growth of Cobalt’s distribution channel, developing relationships with systems integrators and end-users, and strengthening ties with existing customers. “Stuart joins us at a […]

Dallas Music Shop Balances Traditional and Contemporary in Scoring for Broadcast Sports

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In the 1987 film Broadcast News, real-life film-score composers Marc Shaiman and Glen Roven had a cameo as dorky musicians trying to pitch a new theme song for the network’s nightly news broadcast. They frantically introduce the parts as they sing them — “Now comes the counter melody!” — and signal the piece’s big finish […]

RaceTech Slates Three HD Trucks for Completion by March

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UK horseracing-television-facilities company RaceTech is installing digital matrix intercom systems into the three new HD trucks it currently has under construction. The vehicles are due to come into service during the first quarter, with the intention that they will work on Channel 4’s coverage of the Cheltenham Festival in March, making it the first major […]

SVG Welcomes Back Aerial Video Systems, Crosscreek, and Joseph Electronics

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The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome back Aerial Video Systems (AVS), Crosscreek, and Joseph Electronics, who have all renewed their sponsorships. AVS, a mobile/integrator sponsor, is a premier supplier of customized HD solutions for the ever-evolving broadcast industry. Crosscreek, a mobile/integrator sponsor, is a remote television production company based in Alabaster, Alabama. Joseph […]

Venue News: L.A. City Council Wants Report on Stadium Effects

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A member of the Los Angeles City Council called this week for a report on how a new downtown NFL stadium would effect operations at the Los Angeles Convention Center, which would share the proposed site. Councilwoman Janice Hahn, who heads the council committee that deals with tourism and trade, wants updates on all of […]

CES 2011: Panasonic Boosts 3D Efforts with Switcher, Camera Enhancements

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Panasonic Solutions Company further expanded it’s battalion of cost-effective 3D production tools with the introduction of the AV-HS04M7D 3D SDI output board and new software as well as the addition of 1080/24p recording to the AK-HC1800 camera. AV-HS450N HD/SD Switcher Goes 3D The AV-HS04M7D 3D SDI output board and new software transform Panasonic’s AV-HS450N HD/SD […]

CES 2011: DTS to Highlight Latest Innovations, Partnerships

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At CES 2011, DTS will also highlight its latest innovations on the show floor at booth #20907. Among the DTS products to be demoed at CES: The first 11.1 surround system with the highly-anticipated DTS Neo:X technology The industry’s first Proof of Concept live digital delivery of full resolution 3D video content and DTS HD […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Takes Streambox Software Encoders to Next Level

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The Streambox Hybrid HD/SD Software Encoder is now capable of transporting HD video with only one cellular modem due to Verizon’s new 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network. On Dec. 5, 2010, Verizon launched their new 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) network in 38 cities around the country, including Seattle, home of Streambox headquarters. Laptops equipped […]

CBS Television City Outfitted with Two Calrec Apollo Consoles

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Calrec Audio will deploy two Apollo audio consoles with Bluefin(TM)2 signal processing to CBS Television City. These new consoles will serve studios that have produced, among other top-rated shows, 12 “Survivor” finales, “Dancing with the Stars,” “American Idol,” and “A Tribute to Heroes,” which was broadcast around the world and on every station in the […]

ESPN 3D To Go 24-7 on Feb. 14

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ESPN announced at CES that its six-month-old 3D network will go 24-7 beginning on Feb. 14. Until now, ESPN 3D has only been on air for live events. However, beginning next month, the network will begin airing content 24 hours per day. The bulk of the content will be composed of replays of previously televised […]

CSN Philly To Offer Extensive Coverage of Eagles Playoff Run

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Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s coverage of the Eagles’ playoff run will include twice-weekly specials, playoff versions of Eagles Extra, live pre and postgame programs, and daily reports in SportsRise, SportsNite and Daily News Live,  as well as extensive coverage on Throughout the playoffs, CSN Philadelphia will air Road to a Ring Eagles’ playoff specials each […]

CE Suppliers Look To Convert 3D Skeptics by Making 3D Ubiquitous

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CES press-conference day featured plenty of new-product announcements, and, while “smart” TVs may have been a consistent hot topic, the 3D announcements suggested that 3D has some staying power. And a number of innovations are proving that some of the gating factors, such as expensive glasses, may eventually be a thing of the past. “We’re […]

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