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Metropolitan Opera Sets Standard for HD Broadcasts

Metropolitan Opera Sets Standard for HD Broadcasts

The Metropolitan Opera made a major move a few years ago when it decided to distribute live performances in HD to movie theaters. This allowed opera lovers to experience their favorite shows without being present at an actual Opera. According to MediaShift, since then, this has been used as a model [Full Story…]

The Nutcracker Live in HD Coming to Theaters on December 13

The Nutcracker Live in HD Coming to Theaters on December 13

The New York City Ballet's "The Nutcracker" will be the latest troupe to launch a live HD cinemacast on December 13. So far, 530 venues have signed up for the broadcast which will be produced by the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The HD cinemacast trend has interested organizations such [Full Story…]

Chelsea Television Studios Upgrades to HD

Chelsea Television Studios Upgrades to HD

Chelsea Television Studios, which has been home to a number of NY-based talk shows, including "The Martha Stewart Show" and "The Tyra Banks Show," has upgraded to high-definition.  Leading the upgrade was a new PESA Cheetah router, used to move signals between studios. In a recent article on TV [Full Story…]

Qello Launches HD Concert Films for Android Smartphones

Qello Launches HD Concert Films for Android Smartphones

NY-based Qello, a cloud based, multi-platform digital syndication services company, recently released a new app for Android and Honeycomb powered tablets that will stream concerts in HD. According to statement received by NY Convergence, Qello president Bob Frank says, "Qello maintains the largest [Full Story…]

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ Revival to be Broadcast Worldwide in HD

'The Importance of Being Earnest' Revival to be Broadcast Worldwide in HD

NY's Roundabout Theatre Company will be screening its revival of The Importance of Being Earnest in HD in theaters around the world from June 2nd through June 28th.  Roundabout is the first American theater company to internationally air a production in this form. The screening will include a [Full Story…]

Bloomberg TV Launches in HD for NY Area Time Warner Cable Subscribers

Bloomberg TV Launches in HD for NY Area Time Warner Cable Subscribers

Bloomberg Television launched its new HD version this week on Time Warner Cable for NY area subscribers.  The HD channel will feature a horizontal ticker with news updates at the bottom of the screen and color-coded charts, company metrics and real-time pricing information for U.S. and international [Full Story…]

AOL Upgrades Studios to HD

AOL Upgrades Studios to HD

According to TV Technology, AOL has announced that it's studios, located in NY and Beverley Hills, have made the transition into HD. The studios, which were not limited to a frame rate of 30 per second, will shoot in 24 f/s, which has saved costs and space. The design engineering for the project [Full Story…]

NYC’s Metropolitan Opera Expands HD Broadcasts

NYC's Metropolitan Opera Expands HD Broadcasts

The Metropolitan Opera is expanding its broadcasts of live performances to 1500 venues in 48 countries, 300 more than last year, including another 100 theaters in the US. The HD satellite simulcasts draw more than 2 million viewers a year who pay from $18-$25 a ticket, and has been a financial shot [Full Story…]

AT&T Refiles HD Access Complaint Against Cablevision/MSG

AT&T Refiles HD Access Complaint Against Cablevision/MSG

Accusing Cablevision of unlawfully withholding access to high-definition feeds of regional sports programming on the MSG Network and MSG Plus, AT&T has refiled a complaint with the FCC, according to a Broadcasting & Cable article. An initial complaint, filed in August 2009, and [Full Story…]

Cablevision Beefs Up HD Spanish-Language Offerings

Cablevision Beefs Up HD Spanish-Language Offerings

Bethpage, NY-based Cablevision has added Univision HD and Telefutura HD to the company's free IO high definition line-up. Univision is the leading Spanish language broadcast television network in the US, which  It covers more than 95% of Hispanic households. TeleFutura, a fast growing [Full Story…]

Karmaloop TV Developing HD Production Facility In Brooklyn

Karmaloop TV Developing HD Production Facility In Brooklyn

Karmaloop TV, new subsidiary of the clothing brand Karmaloop, was announced this week at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association 2010 Convention in Los Angeles. The new multi-platform network will be the first to target the multicultural lifestyles of the multiracial 'verge [Full Story…]

Metrovision Truck Boosts YES Network HD Coverage

Metrovision Truck Boosts YES Network HD Coverage

In time for this week's home opener for the New York Yankees, the team's broadcast network YES Network unveiled its new 40-foot hybrid HD production/satellite uplink truck built by New York based Metrovision Production Group.  The network plans to use the truck to produce special [Full Story…]

Verizon Urges FCC to Decide MSG HD Complaint

Verizon Urges FCC to Decide MSG HD Complaint

Verizon Communications is using its corporate blog to protest the FCC's failure to act on its complaint that NY-based Cablevision is unlawfully withholding HD sports programming. Bill Kula, Verizon Media director said that Verizon requested a decision from the FCC on its complaint within 5 [Full Story…]

“Hair” Brings its Dance Party to the Web

"Hair" Brings its Dance Party to the Web

Recently, the Broadway production of the musical "Hair" starting using a HD video camera to film the dance parties that take place at the end of each performance. These parties are where cast members bring people from the audience up on stage to party with them during the show's finale [Full Story…]

Super HD Broadcast Set for Super Bowl

Super HD Broadcast Set for Super Bowl

Fiber telecom company Level 3 Communications is working today with CBS for this year's Super Bowl TV broadcast to improve its HD signals.  As part of a test, Level 3 has connected Sun Life stadium in Miami to its nationwide fiber network, where uncompressed video taken at the game will be [Full Story…]