With BCS Championship in the Can, ESPN 3D Takes a Moment To Reflect

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

ESPN 3D’s production of the BCS National Championship Game on Monday capped the network’s first season of college football and, for that matter, the first entire season of any U.S. sport produced in 3D from start to finish. The six-month-old 3D network produced more than a dozen college football games this season — nearly one […]

Call for Donations: Jeremy Shultz, Freelance Cameraman for CBS Sports and ESPN, Critically Hurt in Fire

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

To donate to Jeremy’s fund please click here. W9 forms are also available on request. Jeremy Shultz a freelance cameraman for CBS Sports and ESPN, was involved in a fire at his home in South Carolina on Dec. 30 that resulted in second- and third-degree burns over 91% of his body. Shultz, who is known […]

CES Wrap-Up: Maturing Products Raise Rights Issues on Sports Content

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show is over, and now it’s up to the sports networks, leagues, teams, and other content owners and creators to figure out how the new TVs, tablets and mobile devices, and computers will impact their business opportunities and rights deals. At first blush, this year’s CES seemed to be lacking in […]

Sennheiser Continues Mentorship Program With Two Major Sports Events

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Sennheiser has made a habit of giving audio students hands-on broadcast experience through its mentorship program, which builds relationships between colleges and sports broadcasters. The company finished out 2010 by offering two big-game opportunities to students from the New England Institute of Art and Ball State University. In October and November, Sennheiser sponsored students to […]

Venue News: L.A. Stadium Backers Close In on Naming Rights

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Backers of an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles are close to completing a primary naming-rights deal with Farmers Insurance, sources familiar with the negotiations told the Los Angeles Times. The sources, who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak on behalf of the project, said AEG was originally hoping for a 30-year […]

Litepanels SolaENG LED Fresnel Lights Now Shipping

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Litepanels’ Sola ENG LED Fresnel model, which has already garnered industry awards, is now shipping. Offering beam control of 10° to 70°, the new daylight-balanced Solas provide the controllability and single-shadow properties inherent in a Fresnel light, but utilize just a fraction of the power of conventional fixtures. Employing a proprietary 7.62cm (3”) lens, it […]

Sennheiser Canada Celebrates 20 Years of Growth

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This year, Sennheiser Canada celebrates its 20th anniversary, a significant milestone for the company as well as the Canadian pro and consumer audio markets at large. Incorporated in 1991 with just seven employees and a vision to become the premium audio solutions brand in Canada, Sennheiser continues to provide innovative products and market leading support […]

Avid Renews with SVG

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The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Avid has renewed its platinum sponsorship. Avid is a leader in tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming, and broadcast professionals, as well as for home audio and video enthusiasts.

Ratings Roundup: BCS National Championship Posts Cable’s Highest Overnight

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

ESPN’s telecast of the BCS National Championship – a last-second 22-19 Auburn victory over Oregon – posted a 16.1 overnight metered market rating, according to Nielsen, the highest in the history of cable television (records go back to 2001). The previous high was 14.4 for an ESPN Monday Night Football game – New England at […]

Clear-Com Merges with HME Pro Audio

January 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Clear-Com has announced a merger with HME Pro Audio Division, a direct result of HME’s recent acquisition of Clear-Com. Effective Jan. 1, 2011, HME’s existing Pro Audio Division, which includes the professional wireless intercom products, sales and technical staff, distribution network, and marketing activities, becomes part of Clear-Com. The merger of HME’s existing channel partners […]

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