Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Black Dragon completes Grass Valley acquisition

Black Dragon has officially completed its acquisition of Grass Valley from Belden in a transaction that includes cash consideration plus various forms of deferred consideration. The gross cash consideration is $120m (£94m/€105m), or approximately $67m net of cash delivered with the business. Belden will also invest $3m for an equity interest in Grass Valley with the […]  More

HBS Broadcast Academy on-demand: Replay operations in the age of coronavirus

The HBS Broadcast Academy may not be able to bring together students and participants in person but the team is hard at work creating virtual panel discussions that can help industry professionals, both established and new to the business, understand how to make the most of remote replay operations Broadcast Academy experts and leading sports […]  More

HBS Broadcast Academy video offers tips for directing in the age of coronavirus

The HBS Broadcast Academy has been an important part of the industry’s education initiatives as it is designed to provide specialised training to help improve to quality of football production, increase the opportunities for women and minorities in front-bench roles, and much more. It’s most recent efforts involved an online panel discussion featuring two leading […]  More

New EVS LSM-VIA replay server leverages IP for new workflows and the ability to work anywhere

EVS this week took the wraps off of LSM-VIA, a new instant replay system that takes IP technology and couples it with familiar tactile controls (and a couple of new buttons and a new touchscreen) to give replay operators a much higher level of replay functionality. More importantly, by decoupling the operation of LSM-VIA from […]  More

Panasonic expands lineup with 1080p HDR studio unit and new PTZ camera

In an expansion to its AK series studio and field camera line-up, Panasonic has introduced the cost-effective AK-HC3900 1080p HDR studio camera system, which will be upgradable to native 4K 60p/50p. The new AK-HC3900 is ideal for broadcast, education and corporate markets. It follows in the footsteps of the company’s AK-HC3800, a model that has defined […]  More